Lucas Kwan Peterson Los Angeles Times Published 4:06 PM EDT Jun 20, 2019 It’s June, which means that we have the longest day of the year to look forward to this month. And after that, it’s all downhill until we descend into complete darkness. You may occasionally wonder, what’s it all for? Is it possible to truly attain intimacy with another person given the loneliness of our individual bodies? Will we ever be able to stop looking at Instagram no matter how many Screen Time limits we put on our phones? At times like this, all you can do is try your best, and eat a lot of candy. Fortunately, I’m here with the unassailable, infallibly factual and 100% correct L.A. Times Candy Bar Power Rankings. I have judged every candy bar in known existence (with the exception of ones I deemed unworthy or could not find at CVS, or both) and ranked them by the metrics of 1) taste and 2) attractiveness of the wrapper. 1) Take 5 Shut it down. We’ve got a winner. We … [Read more...] about The official candy bar power rankings
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SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 22: Various bulbs bloom at Rich Santoro's backyard garden on March 22, 2019. (Dai Sugano/Bay Area News Group) SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 22: Rich "The Bulb Guy" Santoro of San Jose poses for a photograph at his backyard garden where he plants thousands of bulbs each year, on March 22, 2019. (Dai Sugano/Bay Area News Group) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 22: A sign honoring the late Mercury News editor Holly Hayes, who gave Rich Santoro his nickname "The Bulb Guy," decorates Santoro's garden, on March 22, 2019. (Dai Sugano/Bay Area News Group) SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 22: A garden statue with daffodils in the background at Rich Santoro's backyard garden on March 22, 2019. (Dai Sugano/Bay Area News Group) SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 22: Various bulbs bloom at Rich Santoro's backyard garden on March 22, 2019. (Dai Sugano/Bay Area News Group) SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 22: A playful sign "Madison Bum Garden" recognizes a San Francisco … [Read more...] about The Bulb Guy and his San Jose garden make a colorful return
El Día de Todos los Santos, a public holiday across Spain that falls on November 1st every year, is for most people a day of remembrance. Most Spaniards visit their loved ones at the local cemetery, leaving flowers at their tombstones and then spend the day with their families. Fancy dress for animals and food in Cádiz The southern coastal city of Cádiz treats All Saints’ Day (Tosantos as they call it) as a bit of a carnival. But rather than succumbing to Halloween’s scary dress trends, Gaditanos put clothes on rabbits, pigs, fish and hens in the city’s Virgen del Rosario market. As if that weren’t whacky enough, storekeepers also make doppelganger dolls of Spanish politicians, celebrities and depict social issues in Spain, using fruit, veg and nuts. Porridge in keyholes near Jaén In the small Andalusian village of Begíjar, young people celebrate El Día de Todos los Santos by taking a casserole of gachas (a type of … [Read more...] about Five weird and wonderful Spanish traditions on All Saints’ Day
Susan Tompor Detroit Free Press Published 11:31 AM EDT Nov 2, 2018 General Motors salaried workers heard the news of voluntary buyouts in an email on Halloween morning. And many didn't wait long to track down what they needed to do. "I was trick or treating with my kids and they're emailing me saying 'Hey, what do you think of this?' " said Michael Foguth, a financial planner who has GM clients. Foguth, president and founder of Foguth Financial in Brighton, said he was surprised at how quickly the buyout packages were rolling out after the announcement. GM is rolling out packages to 18,000 white collar workers who have been on the job at the automaker for 12 years or more. The workers have until noon Nov. 19 to make a decision. GM has not disclosed what's being offered, but local financial planners say their clients are seeing offers of up to six months of severance, including health care coverage during that time. Those on the executive level are receiving … [Read more...] about GM buyout details: What you should consider if you got offer
By Brandon Mercer and SFGATE Staff Updated 1:30 pm PDT, Wednesday, October 31, 2018 What are the (modern) rules for Trick or Treating? We answer the probing questions about how to "Halloween" in 2018. Swipe or click through the gallery to see. ==> What are the (modern) rules for Trick or Treating? We answer the probing questions about how to "Halloween" in 2018. Swipe or click through the gallery to see. ==> Photo: Susan.k./Getty Images, Getty How early is too early?We get it. You have toddlers, with the most adorable pumpkin, or candy corn onesies, and you want to take them around while it's light out, and before their 7 p.m. bedtime. Sweet. I'm not ready for you at 4 p.m. Frankly, at that time it's just high school latchkey kids at home anyway, and they have no idea where their parents hid the candy. less How early is too early? We get it. You have toddlers, with the most adorable … [Read more...] about Trick or treating etiquette this Halloween is more complex than ever. Here are the new rules.