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2012-12-01 05:01:36

Redondo Shores invites locals to slow down to spend quality time with family to celebrate the season. A Holiday Sidewalk Party is planned to thank its customers for their patronage throughout the year. Redondo Beach, CA (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 The 2nd Annual Holiday Party at Redondo Shores Shopping Center in Redondo Beach takes place on Sunday December 9th from 11am to 4pm and showcases photos with Santa as the main attraction, drawing families with kids from all Southbay communities....

2011-01-13 08:30:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the fact that Christmas is long past, New Yorkers are experiencing reindeer sightings all over the city. Turns out, an equipment upgrade at the North Pole has led to unexpected - and welcome - career changes for Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner and Blitzen. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/toyotanyc/48045/ (Photo:...

2010-03-17 14:07:00

NEW ORLEANS, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Vincent Armenta, Tribal Chairman for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in California, was named "Tribal Leader of the Year" by the Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA). Honored at a ceremony held today at NAFOA's "Next Decade Finance" conference in New Orleans, the award is presented to a tribal leader who has displayed foresight and resolve in the financial advancement of their tribe. "Chairman Armenta exemplifies the type of...

2009-12-17 13:20:33

Analysis: Santa Claus: A public health pariah? Santa should share Rudolf's snack of carrots and celery sticks rather than brandy and mince pies and swap his reindeer for a bike or walk, says a public health expert in the Christmas issue published on bmj.com today. Dr Nathan Grills, from Monash University in Australia, says the current image of Santa promotes obesity, drink-driving, speeding and a general unhealthy lifestyle. He argues that "Santa only needs to affect health by 0.1% to damage...

2009-11-20 10:53:00

DALLAS, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Good little boys and girls across the country can text their holiday wish-list to Santa and track Santa's sleigh journey faster than ever this year, thanks to the bearded man in red and some of his helpers, including AT&T.* According to the North Pole, Santa has decided to use the latest digital tools to spread holiday cheer through a holiday texting campaign and a special app on AT&T U-verse(SM) TV. AT&T customers who text SANTA to...

Word of the Day
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.