christmas

Musical 'flash mob' evacuates mall

They wanted spontaneity, and they got it, several times over.In a so-called flash mob, hundreds of choral singers descended on the Galleria’s food court around 7 p.m. Monday, ...

A reincarnation of the spirit of giving

As a child, Whitney Riley received toys and clothes for Christmas. Now, her parents give her only iTunes gift cards, and she gives out nothing but cash. It’s impersonal, she admi ...

The lights are out: It’s Christmas

Near Baseline Road, head east on Mineral Springs Drive, then turn right at Striker Court. You’ve reached a winter wonderland. A train is made of lights, which change so the wheel ...

A holiday miracle: stay in budget

If in December faces light up at the sight of gifts, then in January they fall at the sight of credit statements. On an individual and national level, the emergence from the recess ...

Rain? Not on this holiday parade

There was rain, but not on the parade. Saturday’s 49th annual Sylvia Besana Holiday Parade defied the weather gods, albeit in an “abbreviated” form, in the word o ...

Holiday parade hitches on tree lighting

UPDATE, Friday, 1:10 p.m.:For the first time in 49 years, rain will likely cancel the parade portion of Saturday's holiday festivities, the City of Roseville said Friday. Offi ...

Christmas comes early for Soroptimists

A decorated Christmas tree auction got especially competitive at last year’s Soroptimist fundraiser. Organizer Karen Leavitt heard the dollar amounts climb up and up and thought, ...

Cool Yule Jingle Jog today

The annual Cool Yule Jingle Jog will be held today in Meadow Vista, beginning at 10 a.m. There are 5-kilometer and 10K courses. There will be prizes for the top finishers in each ...

Antique Christmas lights to get rare public showing in Auburn

Looking into one ornament, Roseville Victorian Christmas lights collector Janice Lake sees Queen Victoria and Prince Albert strolling regally down a castle corridor bathed in a fli ...

Christmas shopping for winter enthusiasts

Buying a Christmas gift for that winter enthusiast can be challenging. With so many things to consider, it’s a dilemma many people can’t tackle without some help. Are ...