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Halloween

Halloween
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  • Throwback Thursday: Did Lizard People live under L.A. 5,000 years ago?

    Throwback Thursday: Did Lizard People live under L.A. 5,000 years ago?
    Readers must have been shocked by the front page of the Jan. 29, 1934, Los Angeles Times, where Jean Bosquet wrote breathlessly about a search for a lost civilization of Lizard People and their buried treasure. The headline contained an unfortunate...
  • Teenagers sentenced to life in prison for double murder

    A 17-year-old girl and her 18-year-old boyfriend, convicted last year of murdering the girl’s parents, were sentenced Friday to life in prison.  Cynthia Alvarez, who was 15 years old at the time of the October 2011 killings, was tried as an adult...
  • Teens get maximum sentence for killing girl's parents

    Even as she pleaded for a sentence that would let her live in sunshine again, a 17-year-old girl convicted of murdering her parents expressed little remorse other than admitting to mistakes. Cynthia Alvarez said she had been a victim of abuse at the...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'They Came Together'

    Those merry pranksters David Wain and Michael Showalter aim to do for the factory-made Hollywood romantic comedy what their "Wet Hot American Summer" did for the summer-camp movie in "They Came Together," a lively comic jamboree that's sometimes smarter...
  • A mosaic-loving family's journey of many tiles

    A mosaic-loving family's journey of many tiles
    The transformation started simply enough, with a molded ceramic tile of a flower framed by Celtic tracery. Neither Aziz nor Louise Farnam can recall now where they found the periwinkle square, but, at their son Amiel's urging, they glued it to the...
  • Villa Moderne memories

    Villa Moderne memories
    Q: Can you tell me anything about the Villa Moderne Nite Club from back in the 1940s and 1950s?   We are trying to remember where it was located in the Chicagoland area and some of its history. --Doris Ruchalski, Chicago A: I was able to find some...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'Rich Hill'

    "We're not trash, we're good people," insists 14-year-old Andrew in "Rich Hill," an open-hearted portrait of impoverished American life named after the tiny Missouri town where directors Tracy Droz Tragos and Andrew Droz Palermo went searching for teens...
  • Secret Oakland Raider cheerleaders' handbook patronizes, demeans

    Secret Oakland Raider cheerleaders' handbook patronizes, demeans
    I have in my possession a copy of the super-secret official Oakland Raiderettes handbook, which outlines employment policies that are the subject of a class-action lawsuit, and also promises to teach “elite etiquette” to “football’...
  • Justin Bieber's arrest is an opportunity to promote safe driving, advocate says

    Justin Bieber's arrest is an opportunity to promote safe driving, advocate says
    The Justin Bieber circus has left town, perhaps to resume on his Feb. 14 arraignment or later, a case stemming from his Jan. 23 arrest, when Miami Beach police charged him with DUI, resisting arrest without violence and having an expired driver's license....
  • ASC Honoree Dean Cundey Weathered Seismic Changes in Lensers' Craft

    Dean Cundey -- the latest recipient the ASC's highest honor, its Lifetime Achievement Award -- might have started out in low-budget genre films, but his career trajectory has led him to the summit of envelope-bursting technology on such films as the "Back...
  • Bloopers: nude newspaper delivery and bitter rifles

    Bloopers: nude newspaper delivery and bitter rifles
    Who knew Lehigh County was such a hotbed of world-class tennis players? A recent sports story about tennis star Varvara Lepchenko and the Australian Open, noted, "… Lepchenko, the world's 50th-ranked women's tennis player who lives in Upper...