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The great last-minute pumpkin hunt

TOP:  Brittany Wait and her 4-year-old daughter Zariah look for a last minute pumpkin at the Phillips Farms pumpkin patch on Highway 12 near I-5 in Lodi.  BOTTOM LEFT: A variety of pumpkins for sale at the Phillips Farms pumpkin patch.  BOTTOM RIGHT: Three-year-old Andrew Seed, left, and his 4-year-old sister Olivia Seed pose for [...]

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The witching hour

We went through 150-piece bag of assorted candy (one per trick-or-treater), then gave out another 20 or 30 pieces that we were saving for ourselves before depleting all the candy in the house. Finally we ended up giving out granola bars and quarters. Happy Halloween!!!

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Mood lighting

(Camera: Canon EOS 20D. Lens: Canon 17-55mm @ 17mm. Exposure: 1/8th sec. @ f/2.8. ISO: 200) For Halloweens past, my daughter has been various Disney princesses, a friendly witch and a gypsy. My son has been things such as Power Rangers, Jedi Knights and Harry Potter. (Camera: Canon EOS 20D. Lens: Canon 17-55mm @ 17mm. [...]

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Blast from the past: I love what you’ve done with your hair

Delta College student Melissa Deverell of Stockton, left, dressed for Halloween as Medusa from Greek myth, has her serpentine locks checked out by fellow student Jennifer Khut while talking between classes on the college’s campus in Stockton.(Camera Nikon D1H. Lens: Sigma 14mm. Exposure: 1/250th sec. @ f/ 5.6 w/ fill-flash. ISO 200) 10/28/04: On Halloween [...]

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It’s the most wonderful night of the year

Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen, Voices whisper in the trees, “Tonight is Halloween!” – Dexter Kozen When Sondra Sharitt grew up in Modesto, her favorite holiday wasn’t Christmas, it was Halloween. Ever since she was a kid she liked scary stuff. Now that she’s an adult, the front yard of her Stockton [...]

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Three-faced

Double, double toil and trouble; fire burn and cauldron bubble. – Macbeth by William Shakespeare 10-year-old Christopher Lane Alexander wears a scary mask at the annual Halloween event at UOP in Stockton. (Camera: Nikon D2X. Lens: Nikkor 80-200mm @ 200mm. Exposure: f/2.8 @1/250, ISO 200) Looking like he’d be right at home at the Oakland [...]

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Boo to you

“Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen, Voices whisper in the trees, ‘Tonight is Halloween!’” – Dexter Kozen Susan Chaisson of Stockton points out other costumes to her 3-year-old son Joseph Chaisson Jr. at the annual Safe Trick or Treat event on the campus of the University of the Pacific in Stockton. (Camera: Nikon [...]

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