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5 Years After Man In Santa Suit Massacred 9 Relatives, Survivor Leads Family Healing

It’s been five years since Bruce Pardo dressed up in a Santa suit and killed his ex-wife and eight members of her family in a gruesome Christmas Eve massacre. Years later, the Ortega family still struggles with grief as they make their way through a season tinged with tragedy.


Kimberly Moore helps Santa every year in a big way. (credit: CBS)

Local Woman Makes Holiday Wishes Come True 1 Child At A Time

A local woman has made it a personal mission to help Santa in a big way.


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It Pays (Literally) To Impersonate Santa Claus

Many people wonder why an actor would choose to don a white beard and red suit to impersonate Santa Claus every holiday season. Turns out, he’s paid quite a sum to do it.

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57th Annual NORAD Tracks Santa Mission Has Begun

Volunteers are pulling on their Santa hats, phone lines are in place and wall-size tracking screens are ready. NORAD Tracks Santa is primed for its 57th annual goodwill mission.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/24/2012

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Best Places To Spot Santa Claus In Orange County

Complete your holiday experience and stop by one of these locations to see Santa.

CBS Los Angeles–11/15/2012


A Tour Of America’s Roadside Attractions – Part 2

Continuing our journey a little further east, check out part two of our state-to-state guide to America’s roadside attractions!


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What You’re Doing This Week: December 5

LA welcomes December with a full schedule of holiday activities. These are the ones you’re attending, especially if you live in Orange County.

CBS Los Angeles–12/05/2011

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Secret Santa: NORAD Won’t Reveal How It Tracks St. Nick

Tracking Santa’s travels is a celebrated tradition at the North American Aerospace Command, and it unfolds Friday for the 55th year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/24/2010

Participants parade on a street in Hollywood, California, on November 30, 2008 during Hollywood Santa Parade 2008 to kick off the holiday season. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry King Heads Up Hollywood Christmas Parade

CNN’s Larry King acted as the grand marshal of the 82nd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade as it marched down Hollywood Boulevard Sunday night.



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