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Cinco de Mayo

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Top Cinco de Mayo Articles

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  • 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...
  • Floyd Mayweather Jr. to fight Marcos Maidana on May 3

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. to fight Marcos Maidana on May 3
    Floyd Mayweather Jr. gave himself a 37th birthday present Monday, confirming he’ll collect another multimillion-dollar purse by selecting Marcos Maidana as his May 3 opponent. Mayweather (45-0, 26 knockouts) will defend his World Boxing Council...
  • Appeals court OKs school restriction on American flag shirts

    SAN FRANCISCO — A Northern California high school did not violate the constitutional rights of students when it ordered them to remove shirts emblazoned with the American flag during a celebration of Cinco De Mayo, a federal appeals court decided...
  • Cheap Eats: Campion's

    Cheap Eats: Campion's
  • Easy festive additions to your Cinco de Mayo table

    ¡Feliz Cinco de Mayo! The May 5th celebration of the 1862 Battle of Puebla, a key turning point in Mexico's battle for independence from France, is actually celebrated more widely in the United States than in Mexico. Nowadays, it's an opportunity for...
  • Let's have a Cinco de Mayo brunch!

    Every year, the holiday called Cinco de Mayo (May 5) gives everyone the chance to celebrate a key victory that happened that day in 1862 during Mexico's battle for independence from French occupation. And with the growing economic, political, and cultural...
  • 9th Circuit wrestles with American flag shirts and free speech

    9th Circuit wrestles with American flag shirts and free speech
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A federal appeals court wrestled with a case Thursday that pits the right of students to wear American flag T-shirts against the need for school administrators to ensure campus safety. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court...
  • Florida travel calendar for May

    Florida travel calendar for May
    Check out festivals and events in May across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) May 2: Jazz Friday at Foosaner Museum...
  • Weekend Preview: Get your party on, get your swede in

    Weekend Preview: Get your party on, get your swede in
    Here's what's on our mind this weekend: Low-budget movies, cheap drinks, free music, Ben Taylor, Mike Piazza and two leading curators of the cultural drift: Augusten Burroughs and KRS-One.  SWEDE ME, BABY Organizers of the second annual South Florida...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap, 'Be Safe and Don't Hit a Cow'

    I'm filling in for your regular recapper, Janell. I'm usually on b's dance show beat, covering "Dancing with the Stars" and "So You Think You Can Dance." This show is pairs of people doing things that are uncomfortable, so how different can it be? Seven...
  • Cinco de Mayo guide: Best cocktails to order and fiestas to attend

    Cinco de Mayo guide: Best cocktails to order and fiestas to attend
    Here's a roundup of some of South Florida's best Cinco parties across three counties. Click through the photos above to see some of the cocktails these establishments will offer on Sunday, May 5. Cantina Laredo at Gulfstream Park will hold a "Most...