Oct. 6 In Blogs: Russell Pearce, Monsterland, Braids, Blanco, and Murder

In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs.

Today's entries:

Feathered Bastard: Russell Pearce's Sham Candidate, Olivia Cortes, Withdraws from LD18 Recall Race

Jackalope Ranch: Monsterland's Sneak Preview Night in Photos

The Violet's Ruin at The Casablanca Lounge

Up on the Sun: Five Movies Outshined By Their Soundtracks

Braids at Sail Inn (Video)

Chow Bella: Rich Heider II at Casablanca Lounge

Mexican Chocolate Cake from Blanco

Valley Fever: Luis Mejia Ortiz Pleads Guilty to Child Molestation; Perv Claimed Head Injury Caused Him to Molest 9-Year-Old

Michael Lee Franklin Jr. Arrested in Murder of 64-Year-Old Tempe Woman

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Jonathan McNamara