RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Halloween

Halloween
A collection of news and information related to Halloween published by this site and its partners.

Top Halloween Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • On L.A.'s skid row, homeless woman stands her ground to stay put

    On L.A.'s skid row, homeless woman stands her ground  to stay put
    Steve Harvey's DJ patter floated out of the orange tent, followed by a clear contralto singing along to KJLH's classic rhythm and blues. Patrol cars slid by, and police officers called out, "Good morning" and "Time to get up." It was reveille, skid row-...
  • The Dodgers-Giants connection

    The Dodgers-Giants connection
    Daryl Spencer was the first one, on May 30, 1961, at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, when he started at third base for the Dodgers against the St. Louis Cardinals. Who knew then? More than a half-century later, last Aug. 22, reliever Brian Wilson, in...
  • The laughs are real on fake talk show 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'

     The laughs are real on fake talk show 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'
    Thursday brings the third-season return, on IFC, of Scott Aukerman's "Comedy Bang! Bang!" An often surreal and free-associating sketch show in the guise of a talk show, it is also a talk show within a sketch show — the one shading into the other...
  • Like/Dislike: Gwen Grastorf, actor

    Like/Dislike: Gwen Grastorf, actor
    Ever wonder what the circus was like 70 years ago? Ask the performers of the Happenstance Theater. The visual, poetic theater company will be putting on its own version of what goes down under the big top with "Impossible! A Happenstance Circus,"...
  • Halloween in May: Costume website offers deep discounts

    Halloween in May: Costume website offers deep discounts
    It's common Savvy Shopper knowledge that buying off season can yield the best savings.  That proves to be true at the website buycostumes.com, which is offering 80 percent off a large variety of its costumes selections.  Costumes regularly priced in...
  • Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates decline again as 30-year averages 4.14%

    Freddie Mac: Mortgage rates decline again as 30-year averages 4.14%
    Mortgage rates fell for the fourth week in a row, with Freddie Mac pegging the average for a 30-year fixed home loan at 4.14%, down from 4.2% last week. Not since the end of October have rates been so low, according to the survey -- an enticement for ...
  • Ten tips for parenting teens today

    Ten tips for parenting teens today
    Parenting a teenager can be an uphill battle. In addition to the problems you may have faced in your youth, a new host of issues are presented by texting, sexting, social media and cyberbullying, point out experts. “Say the right thing and you&...
  • Trying a killer took patience

    Trying a killer took patience
    When the phone rang, the beating in the Lawndale motel stopped. Howard Bloomgarden, a 26-year-old college grad and self-styled mobster, was calling from Miami. He was checking on a cross-country manhunt that was reaching its climax on this night in 1994...
  • 2 males, 2 females found dead in Mission Viejo home, authorities say

    2 males, 2 females found dead in Mission Viejo home, authorities say
    The bodies of two males and two females were found Tuesday in an apparent homicide in an upscale home in Mission Viejo, Orange County authorities said. The victims’ ages, as well as their relationships, were not released. Though he declined to...
  • Our rigid sentencing laws leave no room for nuanced judgment

    Our rigid sentencing laws leave no room for nuanced judgment
    My column Tuesday on the courtroom tears of a gang member sentenced to 40 years in prison for a campus shooting resonated with readers — but not in the way I imagined it would. I considered the courtroom scene a cautionary message to other young...
  • South Carolina town protests firing of lesbian police chief

    South Carolina town protests firing of lesbian police chief
    LATTA, S.C. — Police Chief Crystal Moore was born and raised in this tiny farming crossroads and served as a volunteer police dispatcher while she was still in high school. She became the town's first female officer with a sterling 23-year record on...