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Halloween tricks, treats are caught on camera

Halloween tricks, treats are caught on camera
Cousins Parker (Darth Vader) and Will (dressed in a Cars Shirt), were brought to La Verne’s annual Trick or Treat Festival by their grandmother, Sheryl Roy. Roy said they have attended this event for the past four years. Employees in the shops of downtown La Verne hand out candy to children in costume to celebrate the event. / photo by Cameron Barr Allison Lavelle Staff Writer Darth Vader and Boba... 

Dancers enter the dark side

Veronica Rodriguez Staff Writer The Inland Pacific Ballet hosted the Halloween spectacular “Vampires, Ghosts and Black Swans” Ballet Saturday and Sunday at the Bridges Auditorium in Claremont. The production included “Dracula,” “The Other Side” and “Swan Lake.” The dancers appeared in their white dresses and white painted faces with dark makeup around their eyes. As they came toward... 

Event spooks up Halloween spirit on campus

Event spooks up Halloween spirit on campus
Juniors Michelle Web and Christine Kinney carve a jack-o’-lantern at Hagrid’s Pumpkin Patch hosted by CAB in Sneaky Park Thursday. The tradition of carving pumpkins, which originated in Ireland, came from the folklore story of Stingy Jack and his deal with the devil to not claim his soul at death. / photo by Scott Mirimanian John Bottala Staff Writer For the second consecutive year the Campus Activities... 

Scaring costumes out of schools

Halloween costumes are traditionally modeled after supernatural figures such as monsters, ghosts, skeletons, witches and devils. Over time, the costume selection extended to include popular characters from fiction, celebrities and universal archetypes such as samurais and princesses. Despite Halloween’s historical background, which is debatable, cultural or religious conflict with the celebration... 

Commentary: Empty plots butcher modern horror

<i>Commentary</i>: Empty plots butcher modern horror
Christina Collins Burton, Managing Editor It is Halloween, a time I usually like to celebrate by going to see the latest installment of a horror movie franchise that studios love to beat to death. This year it will be “Paranormal Activity 3,” which I have very little hope for. Last year it was the final “Saw” film, which only confused me and made me very angry with the Jigsaw legacy. I am beginning... 

First Person Experience: Knott’s is now not so scary

Sarah Sleeger Staff Writer Knott’s Scary Farm has been one of Southern California’s favorite spots to enjoy the spirit of Halloween for years. Since its creation, people have flocked to the park that offers a scary good time. However, with competitors that have really amped up the screams, Knotts has been falling behind. The park was sufficiently full when I attended, but not like in years past. The... 

Happenings

‘American Dream’ The deadline to see Katherine Frey’s “Ameri­can Dream” photography exhibit has been extended through Homecoming weekend in the Carlson Gallery in Miller Hall. 909 Film Festival The 909 Film Festival will feature short films made by young filmmakers who live in or make films set in the 909 area code. The event will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Oct. 28 in Room 212 of... 

Pumpkin patch offers seasonal fun

Pumpkin patch offers seasonal fun
On a sunny Saturday, Wendy Tung from La Verne and her 11 month old son, Hans Tung, visited the pumpkin patch for the first time. While enjoying the event, Hans Tung posed on the hay while his mother took pictures. The 21st Annual Harvest Pumpkin Patch at Heritage Park, is open from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekends. / photo by Denisse Leung Ashley Sourapas Staff Writer Wagon... 

Downtown event makes Halloween safe

Downtown event makes Halloween safe
LVTV’s Jennifer Barlow and Taline Baghdadlian interview and hear jokes from Nathan and Rebecca Keeler at the annual Halloween Spooktacular on Saturday in Mainiero Square. This is LVTV’s second year participating in the downtown trick-or-treating event. It offers a safe area for kids to go trick-or-treating and to be featured on live television. / photo by Garrett Gutierrez Kristen Campbell Editor... 

Spooktacular set to entertain LV

Jason D. Cox Staff Writer Costumed trick-or-treaters of all ages have a chance to join the Halloween fun at a live taping of La Verne Community Television’s “Halloween Spooktacular 2010.” There will be both tricks and treats in store for those who arrive from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Maniero Square in dowtown La Verne. “This will be LVTV’s second year in a row of putting on the... 
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