THE LIVE OAK POLICE DEPARTMENT IS ACCEPTING monetary donations through Dec. 7 for the Blue Santa program. Keeping the safety of children in mind, toys or presents will no longer be collected, officers said. The Police Department sponsors a limited number of families each year as recipients of age- and gender-appropriate gifts. Mail cash or checks to Live Oak Police Department, 8022 Shin Oak Drive, Live Oak, TX 78233. Checks are payable to Live Oak Citizens Assisting Police Alumni Association, LOCAPAA. Call 210-945-1700 with any questions.