Asked in downtown Mountain View. Photos and interviews by Nick Veronin.
"I used to be a bartender, and it seems that every drinking holiday, you encounter a bunch of amateur drinkers. It's generally not a fun time to be out. Plus, I don't like dressing up."
Dean Solecki, Mountain View
"A friend and I bought costumes online. It's our last year in town before we go away to college and we're going to go trick-or-treating."
Lauren Johnson, Palo Alto
"I'm going to a party in Baltimore. I'm from the East Coast. I'll be dressing up as Willy Wonka and celebrating the pregnancy of a friend with some old friends."
Alex Garcia, San Jose
"I'm taking my son trick-or-treating. He grew up overseas, so it's exciting for us to be able to go. I live in San Francisco, which does pose a problem, because you can't go trick-or-treating in apartments."
David Savelson, San Francisco
"It's also my birthday, so I'll probably be dressed up at a party and reminding everyone that it's my birthday."
Loren Sloan, Chicago
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