We're not waiting on you, October. It's Midsummer Scream time in Long Beach, where monsters, zombies and ghouls thrive in the middle of summer.
It's one of the stories we're featuring today on NBCLA.
Weekend: Visit Long Beach for Midsummer Scream, If You Scare
Local news from across Southern California
What's billed at the largest Halloween convention around happens during the dog days of summer. Midsummer Scream features costumed visitors, panels, theme park previews and lots of vendors. It's one of the events in our guide to the weekend.
Midsummer Scream Brings Halloween, Horror to SoCal
3 Suspects Arrested in Killing of Off-Duty LAPD Officer
Dozens of Los Angeles Police Department officers and detectives mobilized across LA and Riverside counties early Friday to carry out raids that resulted in arrests in connection with last weekend's fatal shooting of an off-duty LAPD officer. Click here for updates.
Murrieta Family Searches for Yorkie Snatched Off Patio
A Murrieta family is asking the public's help in identifying a woman who stole their pet from their patio in broad daylight. Security camera video shows a woman tucking the little dog under her shirt before taking off. Click here for updates.
Mae West's Fabulous Fashion Goes to Auction
Strength, intelligence, sass and attitude for days -- that was 1930s actress, writer and Hollywood icon Mae West. Several pieces worn by Ms. West will go to auction at The Standard Oil Building Beverly Hills on Nov. 1 and 2, 2019. Click here to see what's up for sale.