Do Holiday Returns End Up In A Landfill? Study Says YesNearly $380 billion worth of goods are sent back to the stores each year and a quarter of those unwanted presents are reportedly returned during the holiday season.
Cancer Patient In Santa Monica Gets A Holiday SurpriseKCAL9/CBS2's Lisa Sigell reports on Lester Pirir's holiday surprise -- gifts and home needs delivered to his hospital room at UCLA Santa Monica courtesy of the hospital, Target and a non-profit called Connecting a Caring Community.  
Ask An Expert: Last Minute Holiday Gift IdeasEarly in the holiday shopping season, shoppers tend to side on the “I have plenty of time to get it all done before Christmas.” However, last minute shopping surges are as prevalent as ever. Andrea Woroch, consumer expert, advises you utilize online resources, get it all done at discount stores and buy in bulk, which ultimately will save you money.
'Operation Christmas Child' Commences In Sun ValleyChristmas is coming, but in Sun Valley the season has already arrived for volunteers packing gifts for children in need.
Grinch Steals Christmas Toys From West Valley Food Pantry In Woodland HillsPolice have scoured security video but have reportedly not come up with any leads.
Stolen Christmas Gifts Recovered During Traffic Stop In San MarinoAuthorities say a routine traffic stop in San Marino has led to the recovery of several wrapped Christmas presents taken from a home earlier in the day.
The Best Fruitcake Recipe EverFood Network Chef Keegan Gerhard shares his mother's fruitcake recipe and proves that fruitcake can still be a delicious and special holiday treat.
Need A Holiday Gift, Fast? Expert Offers Last-Minute Gift IdeasIt’s Christmas Eve and you find you have unexpected guests or left someone off your shopping list? Etiquette expert Elaine Swann visited KCAL 9 News with tips on how to pick the perfect last-minute Christmas gifts.
Late-Night Foes Craig Ferguson, Jimmy Fallon Swap GiftsLate-night rivals Jimmy Fallon and Craig Ferguson are filled with the Christmas spirit. They even sent each other gifts.
Poll Finds Dogs Beloved By Christmas Gift GiversFifty-six percent of dog owners say they'll buy their pets a gift this Christmas, but only 48 percent of cat owners plan a gift.

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