This is the time of year when I don't walk through yards at night without holding my arms out in front of my face. KPCC's John Rabe confronted this beauty in Cypress Park when he went out to get the paper the other morning. "One more reason newspaper readership is down?," he quips. Primer on L.A.'s spiders.
Add Rabe: On the "Off-Ramp blog," author Tad Daley talks about how he came to volunteer as an on-the-street reporter for KPCC on Sept. 11, 2001. He is (and was) married to KPCC's Kitty Felde.