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Halloween

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

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  • West Hollywood burn victim may have accidentally started the fire

    A detective investigating the gruesome burning death of a man on Halloween night said Monday that it appears the man may have accidentally started the fire himself while trying to light a cigarette. According to Los Angeles County Sheriff's Det. Richard...
  • Retail sales in October surprisingly good despite Abercrombie plunge

    Retail sales in October surprisingly good despite Abercrombie plunge
    Halloween seems to have scared off the bad vibes at the mall – for now – according to data showing better-than-projected retail sales in October. One gauge, from Retail Metrics, showed same-store sales last month rising 3.7% over the same...
  • Chelyabinsk asteroid smashed glass, burned skin, defied expectations

    Chelyabinsk asteroid smashed glass, burned skin, defied expectations
    Planetary scientists weren’t remotely expecting the 62-foot-wide Chelyabinsk fireball to shoot across Russian skies in February¬† -- they’d had their eyes peeled on a much bigger target that missed the Earth by a decent margin, the asteroid...
  • Throwback Thursday: Viewing life from the roof

    Throwback Thursday: Viewing life from the roof
    In 2007, Times reporter Jeffrey Fleishman told of life at the top in Cairo. But it’s not what you might think. People living on roofs there are the city’s poor — cheap rent and charity help them survive. "Every rooftop has a story,"...
  • A spectacular killer wedding cake with bloody, severed heads

    A spectacular killer wedding cake with bloody, severed heads
    Wedding cakes are often decorated with flowers made of frosting, pink and white stripes of fondant and two perfect figurines of a bride and groom holding hands on the top tier. Unless you're Texas baker Natalie Sideserf of Sideserf Cake Studio. ...
  • The Fighting Frogs beat the Coachella Valley Arabs any day

    The Fighting Frogs beat the Coachella Valley Arabs any day
    The mascot at my high school, Roosevelt High (named for Theodore; it was built well before Franklin was president, and has been renamed Early Collehe High) in Yonkers, N.Y., was the Indian. And in those days of little or no ethnic sensitivity, students...
  • TV ratings: 'Sean Saves the World' boosted by special 'Voice'

    TV ratings: 'Sean Saves the World' boosted by special 'Voice'
    "The Voice" came to Sean Hayes' rescue Thursday night. The NBC singing contest is down to its final coterie of contestants, with three singers for each team led by Christina Aguilera, Ceelo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton. Proving the show's clout,...
  • West Hollywood councilman weighs a run for L.A. County supervisor

    West Hollywood councilman weighs a run for L.A. County supervisor
    West Hollywood City Councilman John Duran said Friday that he has filed paperwork to run for termed-out Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky’s seat and expects to make a formal announcement later this year. “I am calling...
  • Calling bullying 'bonding' doesn't make it OK

    Calling bullying 'bonding' doesn't make it OK
    It's hard to think of Jonathan Martin as a hapless victim of bullying. He's 6 foot 5, 312 pounds, with a Stanford education and a job he loves. At least he seemed to love it until last week, when he walked away from the Miami Dolphins football team...
  • Patrick Stewart explains his lobster Halloween costume to Jon Stewart

    Patrick Stewart explains his lobster Halloween costume to Jon Stewart
    It turns out we can thank Patrick Stewart's wife for the seemingly unending stream of joy that comes from the "X-Men" star's Twitter feed. The actor appeared on "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" on Thursday and Jon couldn't wait to show the photo...
  • West Hollywood Councilman John Duran may run for county supervisor

    West Hollywood Councilman John Duran may run for county supervisor
    West Hollywood City Councilman John Duran said Friday that he has filed paperwork to run for termed-out Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky's seat and expects to make a formal announcement later this year. "I am calling supporters now to get...