Dec. 24, 2012: Lizzie Solano, center, and her sister Sarah take phone calls from children asking where Santa is and when he will deliver presents to their house, during the annual NORAD Tracks Santa Operation, at the North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, at Peterson Air Force Base, in Colorado Springs, Colo. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

5 things to know about tracking Santa’s journey

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) — For kids who can’t wait for Santa to arrive, the North American Aerospace Defense Command has a Christmas treat. Visions of sugar plums can be augmented by a […]


This photo taken Dec. 11, 2013, in Kwethluk, Alaska, shows Santa and Mrs. Claus getting off a small airplane to visit the children at the school. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

Guard brings Christmas to remote Alaska village

KWETHLUK, Alaska (AP) — The mere presence of Santa and Mrs. Claus put broad smiles on the faces of many children in this Alaskan Yup’ik Eskimo community this week, and it wasn’t just because they […]


Charity workers dressed as Santa Claus walk up Fifth Avenue in New York during the Volunteers of America annual Sidewalk Santa Parade to raise money for holiday food for needy residents on Nov. 25, 2011. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Ho, Ho, No! NYC Santa Claus parade comes to an end

NEW YORK (AP) — Santa Claus ISN’T coming to town. The group that puts on the city’s annual Sidewalk Santa Parade said its last bell has been jingled. Volunteers of America-Greater New York said the […]


Maggie McKay

Experience LA with Maggie McKay

This weekend if you can’t make it to the snow, the next best thing could be The Ice Kingdom. Holiday-inspired scenes, made from more than two million pounds of sparkling ice, fill a 13,000 square-foot igloo (Queen Mary’s Dome) to bring a winter wonderland to Southern California.



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