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Cinco de Mayo

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  • Court reverses sex offender's conviction

    A registered sex offender and his lawyer recently convinced the Superior Court of Orange County appellate division to reverse his conviction for unlawfully entering a county park where children regularly gather. The three-judge panel made clear its Nov....
  • Lake Forest to be first O.C. city to repeal sex-offender ban?

    Lake Forest leaders on Tuesday will consider repealing an ordinance that bans registered sex offenders from city parks, becoming the first Orange County city to overturn a controversial law that prosecutors have pushed local governments to adopt. Nearly...
  • Lake Forest first to repeal O.C.'s sex offender law

    The Lake Forest City Council has voted to repeal an ordinance banning registered sex offenders from parks, saying the city can’t afford the potential legal liability of the controversial law, according to the L.A. Times. In doing so, Lake Forest...
  • 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,...
  • '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...
  • La Santa Cecilia will launch 'Treinta Dias' with Amoeba show Tuesday

    La Santa Cecilia will launch 'Treinta Dias' with Amoeba show Tuesday
    By now you may have heard that a certain four-member band known for its colorful stage persona is going to be kicking off a national tour by playing an intimate L.A. gig. What's that you say? Mick, Keith, Ronnie and Charlie? Never heard of 'em. Pop...
  • Annapolis Police plan Cinco de Mayo patrols

    The Annapolis Police Department will have officers looking for drunk drivers from Cinco de Mayo celebrations on Sunday. The department will have "saturation patrols" around town looking for impaired drivers. Drivers are encouraged to call 911 if they spot...
  • 'Cinco de Mayo' film, timely history lesson

    'Cinco de Mayo' film, timely history lesson
    In Rafa Lara's film "Cinco de Mayo: The Battle," calendar dates are superimposed over the action counting down to May 5 — the day in 1862 when a ragtag Mexican army defeated France in the fight for independence. It may not be the only countdown...
  • At the Festival: Wednesday

    Highlights for Wednesday at the Newport Beach Film Festival: Pilot Picks I Declare War Canadian drama by Jason Lapeyre and Robert Wilson about a "Lord of the Flies"-style conflict between neighborhood kids. 8:15 p.m.; Island Cinema 7. Walking...
  • Bracing for an invasion of tourists in Havre de Grace [Community]

    Uh, oh, dear readers, the British are coming! Planned for many months, the War of 1812 re-enactment will reoccur this weekend (May 3-5) all over Havre de Grace. Unlike the surprise British attack on the city, May 3, 1813, during which it was sacked...
  • Guide to guzzling: Drinking events May 3-16

    Guide to guzzling: Drinking events May 3-16
    The next two weeks will be packed with themed events for lushes, catering to the Kentucky Derby crowd, Cinco de Mayo partiers and to Mom on her day. It's also American Craft Beer Week from May 13 to 19, so expect local restaurants and beer bars to pour...