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Ebola doesn't spook most Californians, poll says

On Halloween, 70 percent of California voters are not worried that they, or someone in their family, will be exposed to Ebola, according to a new poll.

25,000 fans to descend on LA’s Hello Kitty Con

Still: Living Hello Kitty

Hello Kitty Con marks the 40th anniversary of the Sanrio character. Organizers say 25,000 convention-goers will pack the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in Little Tokyo.

7 cartoons to make your Halloween spook-tacular

bugs bunny witch hazel

Just in time for Halloween, Off-Ramp animation expert Charles Solomon has this exclusive list of spooky cartoons sure to bring both frights and fun.

Voting for Controller matters to California's environment

The most important question I’ve been asked about the statewide Controller race this year is the same question I get every year. “Wait, we have one?”

Candidates in close state schools superintendent race

New Field Poll data shows the two candidates are neck-and-neck in the final days of the campaign, both drawing 28 percent support from likely voters.

Confessions of a fair-weather Dodgers fan

Colorado Rockies v Los Angeles Dodgers

Each year, they come out of the woodwork: the die-hard Dodgers fans who don't really like baseball much. I am one of them.

Maven's Morning Coffee: Board of Supervisors gets shakeup

DCFS foster care

Today is Friday, Oct. 31 and headlines include changes at the Board of Supervisors, more cops at LAUSD, and a jail sentence for a former state senator.

Fight to control Ontario International Airport heads to court

L.A./Ontario International Airport

After hearing arguments Friday, a Superior Court judge could rule on the validity of agreements that gave Los Angeles control over Ontario International Airport.

Heat hacks: How to stay cool without air conditioning

Heat Wave Hot Los Angeles

The county declared a heat alert on Thursday as high temperatures keep threatening to break records. Find a cooling center near you and get tips for the air-conditionally challenged.

Halloween: Find where famous dead people are in Southern California

This collection of maps looks at the locations of the eternal resting places of a number of luminaries, including many buried right here in Southern California.