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Cinco de Mayo

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Top Cinco de Mayo Articles

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  • Court rules for high school that asked students to remove flag shirts

    SAN FRANCISCO — A Northern California high school that asked students to remove American flag shirts on Cinco de Mayo acted reasonably to avoid igniting ethnic tensions, a federal appeals court ruled unanimously Thursday. The ruling stemmed from a...
  • Fight over school's American flag T-shirt ban likely to continue

    Fight over school's American flag T-shirt ban likely to continue
    SAN FRANCISCO — An attorney is vowing to appeal a federal court ruling that a Northern California high school that asked students to remove American flag shirts on Cinco de Mayo acted reasonably to avoid igniting ethnic tensions. The ruling...
  • Mexican flag, si; American flag, no?

    I probably wasn’t the only reader who did a double take when I read this in The Times on Thursday: “A Northern California high school that asked students to remove American flag shirts on Cinco de Mayo acted reasonably to avoid igniting...
  • Cinco de Mayo -- a truly Mexican American holiday

    Cinco de Mayo -- a truly Mexican <i>American</i> holiday
    Thanks to a recent ruling from the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, high school students in the Morgan Hill Unified School District south of San Jose won't be allowed to wear American flag T-shirts on Cinco de Mayo. That's too bad. The flags of both the...
  • Coffee Companion (5/5): Chris Davis improving, NFL draft week arrives

    Last week's rain seems like it was years ago on this fine Cinco de Mayo morning, but as you arrive at your desk, I'm sure there's not much you'd rather do than not start working just yet. That's why blogger Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion, where...
  • Cinco de Mayo: Celebración patriótica o comercial?

    Cinco de Mayo: Celebración patriótica o comercial?
    Considerada la fiesta mexicana en Estados Unidos, la celebración del Cinco de Mayo moviliza a miles de personas en todo el país y representa una muestra de orgullo patrio para quienes la celebran, aunque algunos aseguran que se trata más de un evento...
  • Noticias de restaurantes del sur de Florida

    Noticias de restaurantes del sur de Florida
    Baja Cantina (201 NW First Ave., Boca Ratón, 561-419-8118, BajaCantinaBoca.com) El propietario Hugh Shafritz siente nostalgia de reabrir este restaurante mexicano, después de que el local Baja Café fuera cerrado por tres meses. "Había sido una...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Meatless Monday enchilada ideas for Cinco de Mayo

    Easy dinner recipes: Meatless Monday enchilada ideas for Cinco de Mayo
    It's Cinco de Mayo! Celebrate with enchilada ideas that are also perfect for Meatless Monday. With flavors so rich and hearty, you might never guess they're vegetarian. Hibiscus enchiladas with chipotle sauce: Jamaica flowers (of the hibiscus family)...
  • LAPD increases DUI patrols in Hollywood, downtown for Cinco de Mayo

    LAPD increases DUI patrols in Hollywood, downtown for Cinco de Mayo
    Los Angeles police will be patrolling the streets around the city’s popular drinking areas during Cinco de Mayo celebrations Monday in an effort catch drunk drivers, officials said. Extra officers assigned to look for impaired drivers will be...
  • Glendale council candidate forum slated for Monday night in Sparr Heights

    For those interested in getting their politics on prior to Cinco de Mayo festivities, a Glendale City Council candidate forum is scheduled for this evening at 7 p.m. at the Sparr Heights Community Center. The five candidates --  Chache Keuroghelian,...
  • Alec Martinez is solid in Kings' 3-1 victory over Ducks

    It wouldn't be quite accurate to say that Kings defenseman Alec Martinez was a regular resident of Darryl Sutter's doghouse early this season. Martinez would have needed a long elevator ride up from the sub-basement to reach the doghouse, so low had...