The Holidays

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Merrill Edge Adviser Gives Tips On Budgeting For The Holidays

Joe Santos, a financial planning expert with Merrill Edge, visited KCAL9 Sunday to offer advice on budgeting for donations and gifts without draining the savings account.


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Cardinal Mahony To Celebrate Last Christmas Leading Church

Many Southern California residents will spend their Christmas morning in Mass while others help feed the homeless and volunteer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/25/2010

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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

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Need A Holiday Gift, Fast? Expert Offers Last-Minute Gift Ideas

It’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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/20/2010

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Facebook Appeal Draws Team Of ‘Elves’ To Bring Holiday Spirit To Kids In Need

With a little help from social networking, 156 kids at a Long Beach Catholic school received Christmas presents Friday, some for the first time.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/17/2010

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Good Grief! Not During The Holidays, It Isn’t

As the holidays swing into full gear, and celebrations abound, it is important to remember that not everyone will be filled with happy holiday cheer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/01/2010


Having Turkey Trouble? Call The Butterball Talk-Line!

Thanksgiving is coming up and there may be some lingering questions about how to prepare the meal’s centerpiece – the turkey. That’s where the Butterball Talk-Line comes to the rescue!

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/22/2010

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Hundreds Of Low-Income Families Need Your Turkey Donations

MONROVIA (CBS) — While Southland residents are gearing up for Thanksgiving there are hundreds of families in need who won’t be able to afford a turkey this year.   While out shopping for your holiday […]

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/19/2010