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Halloween

Halloween
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  • Creating a big bang in the Los Feliz real estate market

     Creating a big bang in the Los Feliz real estate market
    "Twilight" film series vampire Robert Pattinson found a warm body to pay $6.375 million for his Los Feliz home. Jim Parsons of "The Big Bang Theory" is the new owner. The 1922 Spanish Colonial-style house has a formal entry, a library/study, a den,...
  • For these Sports Illustrated cover girls, fame and fortune followed

    For these Sports Illustrated cover girls, fame and fortune followed
    For some models, a Sports Illustrated cover helps pave the path to enduring fame and fortune. Here's the rundown on seven success stories. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Swimsuit models: In the Feb. 9 Image section, an article about former Sports...
  • Throwback Thursday: 'Dr. Strangelove' released 50 years ago this week

    Throwback Thursday: 'Dr. Strangelove' released 50 years ago this week
    "Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb" was released 50 years ago this week. The film is regarded as a cinematic masterpiece today (AFI ranked it No. 39 in its 10th anniversary Top 100 in 2007), but in February 1964, Times...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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’...
  • 'Boobies bracelets' heading for the Supreme Court?

    'Boobies bracelets' heading for the Supreme Court?
    In 1969, in a case involving children who were disciplined for wearing black armbands to protest the Vietnam War, the Supreme Court ruled that students don't "shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate." ...
  • There's no reason, or excuse, for blackface Halloween costumes

    There's no reason, or excuse, for blackface Halloween costumes
    Every Halloween, people take the opportunity to step out of their lives and into a playful realm where they can dress up as anything they can imagine: make-believe for adults. Halloween is the one time of year largely free from judgment. Women can go as a...
  • Kobe Bryant says he's pushing pretty hard

    Kobe Bryant says he's pushing pretty hard
    Kobe Bryant completed almost one week of in-depth conditioning but declined to provide a targeted return date. He recently said he would need three consecutive weeks of solid conditioning before playing in a game. "This week was a good start. I was...