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Cinco de Mayo

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  • Coliseum officials made $1 million in cash payments to union

    Coliseum officials made $1 million in cash payments to union
    For at least five years, officials with the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum passed bundles of cash totaling more than $1 million to a union representative, sometimes in a suitcase packed with $100 bills. The payments, ranging from $1,400 to $187,700 each,...
  • Exclusive video: Los Lobos' watershed 1992 'Kiko' album returns

     
    Los Lobos' 1992 album "Kiko" will have a deluxe reissue in August to mark its 20th anniversary. Also coming is a DVD and Blu-ray release of "Kiko Live," from a 2006 series of concerts in which Los Lobos performed "Kiko" in its entirety....
  • Los Lobos' first Cinco de Mayo Festival coming to Greek Theatre

     
    The first Los Lobos Cinco de Mayo Festival will take place May 5 at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. Los Lobos has wanted to do a community-oriented music festival for many years, founding member Louie Perez said....
  • Report: Floyd Mayweather Jr. accepts plea deal

     
    Unbeaten boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. will reportedly accept a plea bargain to avoid a felony conviction for his alleged role in a 2010 domestic violence episode involving the mother of three of his children, and the children, the Las Vegas......
  • Neil Diamond, Jeff Mangum and more: This week's on-sales

     
    A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses....
  • Ollin celebrates 10 years playing Mexican punk on St. Patrick's Day

     
    The band's annual love note to Shane MacGowan's beery outfit takes inspiration from "El Batallon de Los San Patricios," a group of Irish-American soldiers who fought on the Mexican side of the Mexican-American War....
  • On the mustache, the belt and Team Husky

     
    OMAHA, Neb. – Robert Benincasa bet Scott Sitz he wouldn't do it, couldn't grow out a Nacho Libre-eque mustache until Cinco de Mayo. That was more than a month ago, and the Florida State junior is still sporting the 'stache. Following his career-best...
  • The app: Mexican Essentials from Rick Bayless

     
    Rick Bayless has just produced his first app for the iPhone: Rick Bayless: Mexican Essentials....
  • Will the controversial “Machete” make Danny Trejo a star?

     
    Danny Trejo reminds director Robert Rodriquez of a knife. “Maybe it’s Danny’s personality, his look, that seemed just brutal and scary,” says Rodriguez, who is also Trejo’s cousin. “So every time I used him in a film,...
  • The Agenda: ¡Viva Mexico! at Hollywood Bowl tonight

     
    Local culture mash-up Ozomatli will perform along with Calexico, Mexican Institute of Sound and more for a celebration of Mexican Independence Day. (Yes, it's this week. Not Cinco de Mayo.) Strap on your dancing shoes, because this is going to be one...
  • Manny Pacquiao delays next bout to May 7

     
    Manny Pacquiao met with his promoter and his business manager Tuesday in what was described as "full, exploratory meeting," and the Filipino superstar boxer is prepared to decide his next opponent by Friday, promoter Bob Arum said. But that fight......