Jennifer Rice Epstein


Jennifer Rice Epstein writes about business, environmental issues and K-12 education. Her essays and reporting also have appeared in The Morning News, Vice and LA Weekly, among others. She lives with her family in Bixby Knolls and tweets about Long Beach.

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Things can get scary on Halloween. But it’s not just the elaborate haunted houses, the animatronic ghouls or creepy face paint that can cause anxiety — for the one in 13 American children with food allergies, trick-or-treating could mean a date with the EpiPen, or worse.

Long Beach responders at the scene of a rescue near where Pacific Coast Highway passes over San Gabriel River.

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