Lyndhurst holiday lighting event is Dec. 4; Santa will travel the streets of Mayfield Heights Dec. 12, South Euclid Dec. 13

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio — Because residents can’t come to see Santa Claus at South Euclid city hall this year, Santa will come to the residents.

The city, as a way of bringing holiday cheer to residents, will hold its first “South Euclid Holiday Parade” from 2-4 p.m. Dec. 13. “We’ve mapped out a route throughout the city we think will reach the majority of residents,” said Community Development Coordinator Daniel Subwick. “Santa Claus and a couple of his holiday pals in costume will be going down many of our streets and they will be passing out gifts to residents as they pass by. There will be a special treat for the first 100 residents.

“The parade will be going through most neighborhoods in the city, but we’re not able to go down every street.”

Subwick said that residents, as the Santa parade passes, are asked to follow safety measures, including

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San Francisco, San Mateo County move into purple tier; Santa Clara sets travel quarantine

A flurry of coronavirus tier-list updates were announced by health officials Saturday, bringing greater restrictions to several Northern California counties, including San Francisco, which slid back to the state’s most-restrictive purple tier as coronavirus cases continue to surge at an exponential rate statewide.


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Calaveras, Plumas, San Mateo and San Francisco counties will move from the red tier to the purple tier, the state’s most restrictive designation due to rising infection rates, while Modoc County will move from the orange tier to purple. Alpine, Inyo and Mariposa counties, meanwhile, will go from the orange tier to the red tier.

Just as it has elsewhere in Northern California, cases of COVID-19 has been rapidly rising in recent weeks in San Francisco and its southerly neighbor San Mateo County. The most recent weekly average for daily infection reports from the San Francisco Department of Public Health reached a new high of

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Bay Area tightens COVID-19 restrictions; Santa Clara County orders travel quarantine

As the COVID-19 pandemic rapidly worsens across California, San Francisco and San Mateo counties on Saturday were moved into the state’s most restrictive tier, which forces the closure of indoor gyms and movie theaters.

a tall building in a city: A view of the San Francisco skyline in January. (Josh Edelson / For The Times)

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A view of the San Francisco skyline in January. (Josh Edelson / For The Times)

At the same time, Santa Clara County issued its own tightened COVID-19 rules that in some ways are stricter than the ones issued by Los Angeles County on Friday. Under Santa Clara County’s directive, people must quarantine for 14 days upon return from travel of more than 150 miles, hotels will be open for only essential travel or isolation and quarantine, and nonessential retail establishments will be limited to 10% of capacity indoors, down from the current cap of 25%.

The backward steps come as hospitalizations related to COVID-19 have tripled in the last

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Kurt Russell’s Santa, Now Joined by Goldie Hawn’s Mrs. Claus, in a Yuletide-Kitsch Adventure

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Not so long ago, there were three or four new Christmas movies a year. Now it seems like there are 30 or 40, and if you’re wondering how that assembly line of holiday product gets filled, the answer is: by recycling endless variations on the same yuletide fairy-tale kitsch and we’re-all-one-big-nettlesome-Christmas-family glorified-sitcom cheer.

Take “The Christmas Chronicles 2.” Directed by Chris Columbus, with his leftover-’80s synthetic-is-the-new-real life’s-a-snow-globe touch, it’s a movie in which Santa Claus, played with winning macho bluster by Kurt Russell, has to save Christmas from the depredations of an angry fallen elf. But it’s also a family-therapy movie; a tale about the logistics of Christmas set at a North Pole that’s like a resort shopping mall filled with snow that looks like a blanket of Ivory-soap shavings; a “Raiders of the Lost Santa” sleigh-race-through-the-air action movie; and a comedy bauble

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Extra 432 Legendary Santa tickets at the Children’s Museum of Richmond on sale today | Entertainment

Legendary Santa in Santaland at the Children's Museum

The Children’s Museum of Richmond released more than 1,800 tickets for in-person Legendary Santa visits. They sold out quickly, but virtual visit tickets are still available.

The Children’s Museum of Richmond has released a final round of tickets to see Legendary Santa.

According to organizers, 432 extra tickets went on sale today, Wednesday, Nov. 18, for an extra 36 hours with Legendary Santa.

Earlier this month, 1,176 timed tickets went on sale Nov. 2 and were sold out in two hours. The next day, organizers added 708 slots for a total of 157 hours with Santa. Those tickets were snatched up immediately.

“We want to meet the needs of the community and offer the experience to families who want to enjoy it, but still do it in a safe manner,” Danielle Ripperton, executive director of the museum, said. 

This will be the final round of tickets that

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