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Cinco de Mayo

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Top Cinco de Mayo Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Free L.A. cab rides for post-Cinco de Mayo funk or any old reason

    Free L.A. cab rides for post-Cinco de Mayo funk or any old reason
    Taxi Magic wants to give you a free ride -- again. What the company really wants is to win you over as a customer. It's offering free cab rides around L.A. through the weekend to anyone who uses its mobile app and the promotion code CINCO14. Fatigue-o...
  • Lesbian short play reading festival returns in "Girl Play 2014"

    Lesbian short play reading festival returns in "Girl Play 2014"
    The scripts have changed over the past five years for the lesbian theater festival "Girl Play," which is returning to the Pride Center in Wilton Manors June 27-29. “The first time, the stories were almost universally about coming out and sex,...
  • The Harbor Report: Hear the cannons? It's yacht season again

    By now, I am sure you have all heard the squealing sounds of the buffing wheels, as people clean and wax their boats for their yacht clubs' opening day. Opening day in the harbor started last weekend with the Lido Isle Yacht Club, American Legion...
  • Cheap Eats: Campion's

    Cheap Eats: Campion's
  • An appreciation: the Hubcap Margarita at Nacho Mama's

    An appreciation: the Hubcap Margarita at Nacho Mama's
    Cinco de Mayo is upon us, Baltimore. And while the time-honored tradition of raising a "Mexican" beer or other frosty beverage in honor of the Mexican army's triumph over the French in 1862 at the Battle of Puebla (but you knew that, right?) may seem,...
  • 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...