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Senior Dog Spends 5 Lonely Years in California Shelter, Until Finally Getting Adopted for Christmas

Senior Dog Spends 5 Lonely Years in California Shelter, Until Finally Getting Adopted for Christmas

  BY LOUISE BEVAN A 9-year-old pit bull mix that spent over half his life living alone in a California shelter dog kennel finally got adopted, just in time for Christmas. Seamus spent over 2,000 days in total at the Fresno Bully Rescue in Sanger, California, an organization that specializes in helping “bully breeds” such as pit bulls and boxers […]

‘Ring of Fire’: Last Solar Eclipse of 2019 Will Appear Just After Christmas, Dec 26, and It’s Going to Be Spectacular

‘Ring of Fire’: Last Solar Eclipse of 2019 Will Appear Just After Christmas, Dec 26, and It’s Going to Be Spectacular

    BY MICHAEL WING The last solar eclipse of 2019 will appear right after Christmas and will display a blazing “ring of fire” around its circumference, the result of what is known as an “annular eclipse.” The phenomenon will be visible in parts of the Eastern hemisphere. An annular eclipse, derived from the Latin word meaning ring-shaped, is when […]

First of two holiday-week storms packs an unexpected wallop across the Southland

First of two holiday-week storms packs an unexpected wallop across the Southland

By HANNAH FRY, JOSEPH SERNA A strong winter storm dumped heavy rain across Southern California on Monday, flooding roads and snarling traffic with a series of crashes, and bringing down at least one tree that trapped a man beneath its giant trunk. Shortly after 8 a.m., firefighters rescued a homeless man from under a fallen tree […]

Vegetarian Christmas Dishes – How to serve it on your Best

Vegetarian Christmas Dishes – How to serve it on your Best

    By Elizabeth Barletta Check out the best vegetarian dishes that you can put on your table at Christmas dinner! There are plenty of alternatives out there for your family members that don’t go for meat. It is that time of the year where you, as a host, have to bring your A-game to […]

Mom Whispers to Santa That Son Is ‘Blind and Autistic,’ and His Response Is Amazing

Mom Whispers to Santa That Son Is ‘Blind and Autistic,’ and His Response Is Amazing

BY MICHAEL WING   Santa Claus is the embodiment of Christmas cheer for many a young boy or girl. One eve each year, they willfully part with cookies and milk to pay tribute to him, whist dreaming of presents appearing magically under the tree while they sleep. Those children, if they are lucky, might even get a […]

How to Make The Perfect Bûche de Noël

How to Make The Perfect Bûche de Noël

BY AUDREY LE GOFF   In France, a proper Christmas dinner wouldn’t be complete without the bûche de Nöel. This wooden log look-a-like cake, traditionally made of a rolled genoise cake filled and frosted with buttercream, is part of the official conclusion to a Christmas feast.  It’s a holiday ritual no one would pass on—even with an overfilled belly.  […]

Grinch: School Says Student Performance of “Joy to the World” Not Acceptable, Then Backtracks

Grinch: School Says Student Performance of “Joy to the World” Not Acceptable, Then Backtracks

Sacramento, CA—A school in Northern California has reversed course after initially declaring “Joy to the World” unacceptable for a student piano performance.    The Benzel family reached out to Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) after their 13-year-old daughter Brooklyn’s musical choice was rejected by her Education Specialist at South Sutter Charter School. The reason? The specialist, […]

Simi Y‘s Men’s Club Christmas Tree Lot Opens December 5

Simi Y‘s Men’s Club Christmas Tree Lot Opens December 5

Simi Valley, Calif.—The Simi Valley Family YMCA Christmas tree lot opens Thursday, December 5.The Simi Valley Y’s Men’s Club, a YMCA service organization, runs the tree lot. Members from the group volunteer at the lot along with YMCA board members and Adventure Guide youth and their parents. The entire proceeds for tree sales go back […]

Visit Oxnard Announces “12 Days of Giveaways Contest”

Visit Oxnard Announces “12 Days of Giveaways Contest”

Oxnard, CA – Visit Oxnard is spreading holiday cheer with its annual “12 Days of Giveaways” contest, which runs from December 9-20. Each day, Visit Oxnard will feature “one rapper rapping” the giveaway items on Facebook and Instagram.  The prizes include overnight stays at Embassy Suites Mandalay Beach Hotel & Resort; Island Packers excursions; passes […]

Simple Ways to Create Christmas Food Traditions With Kids

Simple Ways to Create Christmas Food Traditions With Kids

BY RACHAEL DYMSKI Soon after my husband and I bought our first house—a major fixer-upper that needed renovations in every room—we found out I was pregnant. I stood in what would become our living room with my feet covered in drywall dust, my hands caked with mudding putty, and I tried to imagine my home at Christmas time: […]

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