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Preteens Trading Fairy Wands for Fishnets Halloween Trend Toward Racy Get-Ups Vexes Parents By Brigid Schulte Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, October 30, 2007; Page A01 Gabby Cirenza wanted to be a referee for Halloween. The outfit she liked had a micro-mini black skirt...
Restaurant cited for deer carcass in kitchen Saturday, October 27, 2007 By MICHAEL ZENNIE, Staff Writer La Charreada was packed with customers Friday evening, just hours after the Board of Health allowed the restaurant to reopen after inspectors closed the restaurant down when...
Head for the hills! It's Hannah! Michael Ordoña, Special to The Chronicle Tuesday, October 30, 2007 Halloween will be Wednesday, but for thousands of Bay Area parents the real horror will come the following night at Oakland's Oracle Arena. The unstoppable force that is "Hannah...
Clinton, Giuliani top picks for costumes Clinton tops closest contender by 23 percentage points Once again, Hillary Rodham Clinton leads in a poll. This time, she was top choice when people were asked which major 2008 presidential candidate would make the scariest Halloween...
Edwards plans big for presidency Candidate: Sacrifice must be priority, too By LAUREN R. DORGAN Monitor staff John Edwards says if he's elected president, he'll institute a New Deal-like suite of programs to fight poverty and stem growing wealth disparity. To do it, he said, he'...
By ADAM NAGOURNEY and JEFF ZELENY Published: October 28, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 27 — Senator Barack Obama said he would start confronting Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton more directly and forcefully, saying Friday that she had not been candid in describing her views on...
N.Y. Will Offer Secure Driver's Licenses to Citizens Illegal Immigrants Will Be Allowed to Get a Version, a Move Homeland Security Secretary Criticizes Associated Press Sunday, October 28, 2007; Page A02 The Bush administration and New York announced an agreement yesterday to...
With New Device, Police Shake, Rattle and Roll D.C.'s High-Tech 'Rumbler' Siren Emits a Low-Frequency Vibe You Can Feel By Allison Klein Washington Post Staff Writer Monday, October 29, 2007; Page B01 With his lights and sirens blaring, D.C. police officer Lou Schneider raced to...
Four kids ingested cocaine, police say Parents jailed; tots, 4 siblings are removed by CPS By LINDSAY WISE Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle A mother and father are now in a Harris County jail after four of their eight young children tested positive for cocaine, Houston police...