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Unincorporated LA County residents can leave trees curbside

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Unincorporated Los Angeles County residents can leave ornament-stripped Christmas trees curbside for pickup on regular garbage- pickup days through Jan. 18. Trees taller than 6 feet should be cut in half, […]


Holiday tree fire burns home, gifts of family of 7

HEMET, Calif. (AP) — A fire that started with a Christmas tree cost a Southern California family their home, two of their three vehicles, and all of their Christmas presents, but all seven family members […]


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The Christmas Tree Project expands to LA

The Christmas Tree Project started three years ago when David and Michelle Fein put an ad on Craigslist in the Colorado Springs area to give away a Christmas tree to a needy family. The effort […]


The new Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is loaded on to a trailer from the property of the Vargoshe family in Shelton, Conn., on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/The Connecticut Post, Brian A. Pounds)

Conn. sending Christmas tree to Rockefeller Center

  SHELTON, Conn. (AP) — A 76-foot Norway spruce is joining thousands of other Connecticut commuters as it heads to work in midtown Manhattan. For the second time in six years, the city of Shelton […]


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Berlin elephants feast on tasty Christmas trees

BERLIN (AP) — Elephants at the Berlin Zoo finally got a chance to tuck into their Christmas dinner: A feast of donated pine trees. Before gobbling the greenery, elephants young and old played with the trees, whose strong smell attracts them.


German scientists seek to clone perfect Christmas trees

BERLIN (AP) — The hunt for the perfect Christmas tree may soon become a lot easier: just pick a nice clone. That’s what German scientists are now working on.


Rockefeller tree to come from Sandy-battered town

MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. (AP) – The New Jersey man who is donating the Christmas tree to New York’s Rockefeller Center spent a nervous night during Superstorm Sandy. Joe Balku says he learned four weeks ago […]


Sandy socks Md. grower of giant Christmas trees

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) – The World Bank, CIA and other Washington-area customers won’t be getting the giant Christmas trees they ordered after Superstorm Sandy buried a Maryland farm in more than 2 feet of snow […]



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