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Friday, Dec 19, 2014 at 08:20 PM PST

Discounts and Sleepovers: Aquarium Holidays

Tuck in near the fishes or save cash during a late-night visit. »

Mom Gives Birth to 13-Pound Baby

Mom Gives Birth to 13-Pound Baby

A woman in southern Colorado was surprised when she gave birth to a baby girl that tipped the scales at almost 14 pounds. »

Weekend: CicLAvia Rolls for South LA

Weekend: CicLAvia Rolls for South LA

The bikes, boards and on-foot strollers'll explore Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. Plus: Grinchmas, Holiday Markets, Escape Room LA, Louis CK, Julefest »

Journey to Whoville: It's Grinchmas

Journey to Whoville: It's Grinchmas

The furry, huge-hearted rascal returns to Universal Studios Hollywood. »

At Auction: James Bond's "Octopussy" Jet

At Auction: James Bond's "Octopussy" Jet

Who will you wrap this up for, and stick under the tree? »

Pasadena's Seasonal Sweets Take to the Streets

Pasadena's Seasonal Sweets Take to the Streets

South Lake fa-la-las with festivities, and Holly Street welcomes Artisanal LA. »

Jewelry Retailer Lia Sophia Closing Its Doors

Jewelry Retailer Lia Sophia Closing Its Doors

The popular direct-sales jewelry retailer Lia Sophia announced Monday it will be closing its doors this month. “We are so proud of building Lia Sophia over the past 28 years into an outstanding company that has... »

Repeal Day: Cocktails at Flapper-Nice Prices

Repeal Day: Cocktails at Flapper-Nice Prices

It's the 81st anniversary of Prohibition's end, and SoCal sipperies are celebrating. »

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700 Bricks, 180 Pounds of Flour: Giant Gingerbread House Can Fit People

Vermont's Woodstock Inn & Resort has unveiled a giant gingerbread house that towers above the rest. The creation of pastry chef Lerome Campbell and his team stands nine feet tall from its base to rooftop. »

Fritter Day: Fritter It Away, Deliciously

Fritter Day: Fritter It Away, Deliciously

The offbeat fried treat gets the glory, sweet- and savory-style. »

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