Dia de los Muertos is not Halloween

Day of the Dead – largely celebrated November 1 and 2 – is about honoring the memory of loved ones, not trick-or-treating. Observers explain the significance of the skulls and altars and why it's important to distinguish Dia de los Muertos from Ha
Caitlin Healy/McClatchy, Hector Amezcua/Sacramento Bee, Silvia Flores/Fresno Bee, Modesto Bee McClatchy