Confused about the measures and races on Tuesday's ballot? This California Voter Guide for November 6, 2012 contains a summary of all state measures and several key races. It does not take a position but does touch on controversies, polls and analysis.
Proposition 30: Jerry Brown's Tax Hike
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Rodney Alcala on the "Dating Game" in 1978The creepiest serial killer since "American Psycho" just got a little creepier.
Sixty-seven-year-old Rodney Alcala, infamous for his calm, sophisticated demeanor and cameo on the "Dating Game" -- he won, but the date never happened because was voted ... More >>
Swam2dayWe get it: You like your news with a side of sexyHow better to determine the Top 10 news items of the year in our wonderfully fucked-up, always aggravating but certainly never boring City of Angels than by raw click count?
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A letter written by serial killer Rodney Alcala has been put up for sale in the wake of the death sentence handed to him this week by an Orange County judge.
The handwritten note was penned by Alcala during his trial on charges that he killed four women and a 12-year-old girl in the 1970s. T ... More >>
(UPDATED after jump): An Orange County judge this morning sentenced convicted serial killer Rodney Alcala to death. Judge Francisco Briseno said the former Los Angeles Times typesetter had an "abnormal interest in young girls."
The judge also said Alcala's testimony in court was not credibl ... More >>
View more photos in the "Convicted Serial Killer Rodney Alcala's Creepy Personal Photograph Collection" slideshow.
Huntington Beach Police Department detectives are trying to identify women, girls, boys and toddlers who appear in hundreds of photos seized from a storage locker in Seattle, Washingt ... More >>
Orange County RegisterAt closing arguments today in the trial of suspected serial killer and former "The Dating Game" contestant Rodney Alcala in Santa Ana, an Orange County prosecutor likened the 66-year-old former Los Angeles Times typesetter and amateur photographer to a "hunter" who sadis ... More >>
ABCJed Mills on "The Dating Game"In September of 1978, 37-year-old actor Jed Mills took a one-day gig that paid well. His role was playing Bachelor Number Two on the ABC hit "The Dating Game." Although Mills wasn't picked by bachelorette Cheryl Bradshaw, he did make a fast $400.
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Could the trial of alleged "Dating Game" serial killer Rodney Alcala possibly get any stranger? Yep, it can. Alcala, who is representing himself as he faces the possible death penalty in an Orange County court, took the stand Tuesday and began asking questions of himself, in third-person, ab ... More >>
Blind dates are always risky. Worst case scenario? You get set up with a serial killer. L.A. Weekly has obtained footage of alleged serial killer Rodney Alcala as creepy Bachelor Number One on an episode of NBC's The Dating Game in 1978 where, yes, he actually won. Authorities believe Alcala ... More >>