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Cinco de Mayo

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Top Cinco de Mayo Articles

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  • 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...
  • Sighting: Bears players sing karaoke at Timothy O'Toole's

    Sighting: Bears players sing karaoke at Timothy O'Toole's
    The Bears’ Kyle Long and Jermon Bushrod treated patrons at Timothy O’Toole’s in Gurnee to a couple tunes Wednesday at the bar’s karaoke night. The teammates and Virginia natives mostly sang country songs, according to Timothy O'...
  • Good Return for Fox's '24′ on Monday; 'Dancing,' '2 Broke Girls' Take a Hit

    Jack Bauer has given Fox some much-needed good ratings news, as Monday's return of "24" delivered some of the net's best numbers this spring while contributing to softer-than-usual numbers for programs on the competition including ABC's "Dancing With...
  • Cinco de Mayo DUI crackdown yields more than 450 L.A. County arrests

    More than 450 drivers were arrested on DUI charges in Los Angeles County during a weekend-long Cinco de Mayo crackdown, officials said Tuesday. The enforcement period began Friday and ended Monday night, yielding at least 466 arrests for driving under...
  • Hey, grievance-mongers, lighten up on the 'cultural appropriation' complaints

    Hey, grievance-mongers, lighten up on the 'cultural appropriation' complaints
    Bet you didn’t know that white people eating tacos falls into the category of “cultural appropriation.” Well, it does now. This past May 5 — a.k.a. Cinco de Mayo — two colleges canceled or significantly altered their annual...
  • Pinatas make for serious fun at Lincoln Park Zoo

    Pinatas make for serious fun at Lincoln Park Zoo
    Sahar the lion knew instantly there was an intruder in his yard. There, on the rock from which he could survey Lincoln Park Zoo, stood a cardboard replica of a male lion complete with a lush paper mane and drawn-on smile. Sahar bounded over, stared at the...
  • Charles Village landslide inspires a folk song

    Charles Village landslide inspires a folk song
    "When the Cars Begin to Fall" might just be the first song you've ever heard that incorporates the words "insurance adjustor." Baltimore musician Robert J. Friedman was moved to write a song after seeing footage of 26th Street falling into the CSX...
  • Weekend preview: Surfing magic, good FAT and a good Rat

    Weekend preview: Surfing magic, good FAT and a good Rat
    This weekend’s Surfers for Autism Beach Festival is South Florida at its most authentic and cliché-defying best, a free three-day gathering of music, food trucks and fellowship made special by moments of transcendent joy, watching children and young...
  • Weekend preview: Exxxotica? This is how we roll

    Weekend preview: Exxxotica? This is how we roll
    These are the times that try men’s souls. Do you visit with some of the top draft picks in your fantasy porn league — say, Teagan Presley, Tera Patrick or Ron Jeremy — at the Exxxotica 2014 convention in Fort Lauderdale? Or do you do...
  • 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...