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Holiday Magazine

  • Condit student council members Zack Leeper, left, Melina Tisopulos, Carson Mowbray, Camille Leible, Kyli Epling and Emily O’Neill came up with the kindness tree where other students could write notes about the nice things they had done that day.

    Condit student council members Zack Leeper, left, Melina Tisopul...

  • Parent Kara Leeper discusses how her son Zack and other Condit Elementary School students came up with the idea for the Kindness Tree.

    Parent Kara Leeper discusses how her son Zack and other Condit E...

  • Condit Elementary School students paste notes to the kindness tree each time they do something nice for another person. The random acts of kindness range from smiling at someone to giving a homeless person clothing.

    Condit Elementary School students paste notes to the kindness tr...

  • Max Leeper, 8, Abby Leeper, 6, Chloe Leeper, 6, Zack Leeper, 11, spend some time with Mike Tietz and his dog Jack in Upland. The Leeper family has been bringing Mr. Tietz, who is homeless, food and clothes for the past few months.

    Max Leeper, 8, Abby Leeper, 6, Chloe Leeper, 6, Zack Leeper, 11,...

  • Friends Alice Torres and Ramona Talampas enjoy making their first tamale during a tamale making class recently at Rio De Ojas in Claremont. The owners of the Village area shop make tamales as part of their Christmas holiday tradition.

    Friends Alice Torres and Ramona Talampas enjoy making their firs...

  • Rio de Ojas owners Ray and Terri Riojas conduct a tamale making class at their Village area store during a recent evening. They have kept up the family tradition of making tamales during the holiday and this year started to offer classes for the public.

    Rio de Ojas owners Ray and Terri Riojas conduct a tamale making ...

  • Terri Riojas shows how to make a chili cheese tamale during a class at Rio de Ojas in Claremont.

    Terri Riojas shows how to make a chili cheese tamale during a cl...

  • Claremont resident Leah Haimo reaches for the masaa as she learns how to make tamales recently at Rio de Ojas in Claremont. Owners Ray and Terri Riojas conducted classes in tamale making for two weekends earlier in the month and plan to teach it again nex

    Claremont resident Leah Haimo reaches for the masaa as she learn...

  • City of Claremont maintenance worker Joe Ybarra hangs decorations on the city’s Holiday Tree recently in the Village. The crews had to decorate the tree early because of the Thanksgiving holiday to get it ready in time for the Holiday Promenade.

    City of Claremont maintenance worker Joe Ybarra hangs decoration...