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December 23, 2000
Monday is Christmas Day. * Closed: All government offices, courts, banks, post offices, stock and commodity exchanges, libraries and many businesses. Metrolink trains and other Ventura County transit services will not run, but MTA buses will follow Sunday schedules. Trash pickup will be delayed one day throughout the week.
December 22, 2010 |
Abbot Kinney Boulevard, with its specialty shops and galleries in Venice, can be a frantic spot this time of year. But on Christmas morning, it's likely that hardly a creature will be stirring. Except at 3 Square Cafe and Bakery, which will be open for lunch. "It's a very cool atmosphere because the street is so quiet," said Wolfgang Gussmack, executive chef and partner at 3 Square, which has been open on Christmas for several years. The restaurant's wait staff and cooks will arrive at 7 a.m. on the holiday morning.
December 27, 2012 |
It seems Santa's sleigh was filled with smartphones and tablets this year as more than 17.4 million Android and Apple mobile devices were activated on Christmas Day -- setting an all-time record, according to a new report. Tuesday's total was more than 2½ times the 6.8 million activations on Christmas Day 2011 and more than four times the average of 4 million activations per day between Dec. 1 and Dec. 20. The figures were reported Thursday by Flurry, an app analytics platform that tracks more than 260,000 apps.
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December 27, 2013 |
A man was found dead in a Compton parking lot on Christmas Day, his body riddled with bullets, authorities said. Deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department heard gunfire in the area near the 700 block of West Laurel Street just before 9 p.m. on Wednesday and drove in that direction. "When they reached the location, they found the victim, lying in the parking lot suffering from gunshot wounds," according to a release from the...
January 2, 2013 |
Did Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie become "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" on Christmas Day? The unconfirmed rumor du jour has Hollywood's No. 1 celebrity couple spiriting their brood off to the Turks and Caicos Islands in the Caribbean to swap "I dos. " The Dec. 25 ceremony allegedly took place at designer Donna Karan's Parrot Cay estates, suggests the Telegraph, and those in attendance were said to have included Brad's parents Jane and William Pitt, and...