Good morning, readers. Today is Wednesday, October 31. Happy Halloween!
Throwing a party in the Northeast Valley? The police department may be monitoring them more closely after City Councilman Richard Alarcon won support for a "party patrol," reports Contra Costa Times.
A 19-year-old North Hollywood man pleaded guilty Monday to pointing a laser at a Pasadena police helicopter last March, reports the Daily News. He faces up to five years in prison.
A standoff early Tuesday in Valley Glen led to one arrest, reports City News Service.
Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman finally agree on something — opposing a mailer sent out by an outside committee to support Sherman, reports the L.A. Times.
Curious as to why people continue to celebrate Halloween, and how the celebrate it? A bookseller at North Hollywood's Iliad Bookshop has penned a history of the holiday, reports Boston Globe.
-- Tiffany Kelly, Times Community News