Guadalajara City Hall has chosen a local architectural firm with a laudable pedigree to construct the new Corona Market in downtown Guadalajara.
Waving symbolic flags, Governor Aristoteles Sandoval and other invited dignitaries on Monday initiated the regional operations of the state’s new crack law-enforcement squad, the Fuerza Unica Jalisco.
Making his third visit to Guadalajara in two months, President Enrique Peña Nieto Tuesday opened the Agua Prieta wastewater treatment plant, the largest of its kind in Mexico and the second largest in Latin America.
Brandy Erholtz blazed to glory at the July 20 Chupinaya-North American Central American Caribbean (NACAC) Mountain Championship, capturing first place in the women’s field with a new record time as she led Team USA to gold medal standing.
A surprise appointment announced by Chapala Mayor Joaquin Huerta has put enforcement of municipal regulations in the hands Carlos Rosales Pérez, one of the city government’s sternest critics.
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Guadalajara city hall has hired a construction company to build foundations for the new Corona Market even though councilors have yet to approve a design for the building.
The Parque Metropolitano on the western outskirts of the Guadalajara metro area is to allocate a sizable chunk of its grounds as a dedicated playground for dogs.
Two armed men made off with an undisclosed amount of cash after holding up the bank branch located inside Chapala’s Coppel department store on Wednesday, July 23.
Rosa del Carmen Verduzco, the 79-year-old director of the Gran Familia children’s shelter in Zamora, Michoacan, will not face prosecution over allegations that minors were routinely mistreated at the facility she has operated for more than 50 years.
SSJ to get jump on flu jab season
The flu season takes a respite during the spring and summer months but state health authorities are warning the public not to drop their guard against the possibility of influenza infection.
President Enrique Peña Nieto has signed into law a major overhaul of the regulations governing Mexico’s telecommunications sector that he expects to bring down telephone charges, widen Internet access and generate greater competition amongst radio and television broadcasters.
Red Parque Caninos, which has pioneered the opening of two parks in Guadalajara designed exclusively for dogs, has focused its eyes on Puerto Vallarta, where it hopes to create a “pet friendly” beach.
Puerto Vallarta basked in a grand celebration of diversity as the city played host to some 8,000 tourists and locals for the colorful Second Annual Vallarta Pride 2014.
Revamped import permits for boaters entering Mexico will soon be unveiled in Mexico.
Mexican Stock Market (BMV) opened at 44,199.01 an increase of 189.78 points from Thursday, July 17, 2013.
Mexican Stock Market (BMV) opened at 44,009.23 an increase of 322.78 points from Thursday, July 10, 2013.
John W. Brennan, after 58 years living, studying, working and raising a large family in Mexico, died in a Guadalajara hospital July 21 at the age of 85 from complications due to an infection ten days after having heart surgery.
Ground conditions should be perfect on Sunday, July 20 for off-road vehicle enthusiasts (right) who will mix it up Chapala’s Festival de Lodo mud-bogging free-for-all to be held at the lake’s edge on the northeast outskirts of town, starting at 11 a.m.
The ouster of the 2013 Watermelon Seed Spitting Champion of Western Mexico was a highlight of this year’s July Fourth picnic at St. Mark’s Anglican/Episcopal Church in Guadalajara.
Sharp-eyed visitors to downtown Guadalajara may notice that the hands of the clock sitting above the main balcony of the Government Palace (Palacio de Gobierno) in the Plaza de Armas do not move. In fact, the clock has not been telling Tapatios the time since January 30, 1915.
Organizers of the upcoming International Mariachi Festival in Guadalajara have announced dates for the traditional series of gala concerts at the Degollado Theater.
Marvin and Helaine Harthcock are well known fixtures in the Lakeside landscape. For 18 years the couple has always been willing to lend a hand and help out when and where needed.
Rotary International expanded into Chapala when District 4150 approved Club 86070, the Sunrise Rotary Club of Chapala, on June 30. The new group’s 32 charter members (which includes 15 former Rotarians) join the global association of 33,000 clubs in more than 200 countries.
First Kayak Paddle
Maria Isabel Restaurant at Morelos 1 in Ajijic is sponsoring the First Annual Kayak Paddle to celebrate the third anniversary of the Lake Chapala Kayak Club on Sunday, July 27.
The extravaganza combining dance, music and theater has returned to Teatro Vallarta, Uruguay 184, for another exciting run. Fandango is a contemporary musical interpretation of Mexican cultural traditions. The production has 30 dancers and 15 musicians.
Organizers are inviting one and all to enjoy “six days of music, singing, art, dancing and creativity” at the first Chacala Village Music Festival from March 24-30.
The semi-annual La Manzanilla Regatta was held Friday, March 21.
Hundreds of revelers flocked to the Cerro de la Reina in Tonala on July 25 to witness the traditional Danza de los Tastoanes honoring Saint James the Apostle and commemorating an indigenous insurgence during the Spanish invasion of western Mexico.
Open to the public, Viva la Musica’s annual scholarship auditions take place on August 14 at 4 p.m. in the Auditorium.
On Sunday July 20, Viva la Musica’s concert at the Auditorio featured student baritone Cesar Becerra accompanied by Timothy G. Ruff Welch on piano.
Need some cultural stimulation? The 360 Xochi Quetzal Artist and Writer’s Residency Program in Chapala currently has three residents who are planning to share their talents with the community on Saturday, July 26, 5 p.m. at the Chapala’s Gonzalez Gallo Cultural Center (old train s...
Viva la Musica
On Sunday July 20, 4 p.m. Viva la Musica will present bass baritone Cesar Becerra at the Auditorio de la Ribera, performing a range of operatic music, accompanied by Tim G. Welsh on piano. Tickets are available at the door for 200 pesos.
The Devil’s Violinist
The life story of Italian violinist and composer, Niccolò Paganini who rose to fame as a virtuoso in the early 19th Century.
Not long ago I described a drive up to the top of Cerro Viejo from the town of San Miguel Cuyutlán.
One day I met a man who casually mentioned a “bottomless pit” somewhere around a small town called La Estrella, 35 kilometers south of Tuxpan.
It has often been pointed out that the institutional reverence accorded Cuauhtemoc, the last Mexica (Aztec) emperor, is the result of Emperor Moctezuma II’s poor showing against the Spanish.
On a visit in 1978 to the old province of Tuspa, we had the privilege of staying with a Nahua family.
During the period of the economic boom that followed World War II many people were extremely optimistic about the possible peacetime uses for nuclear energy.
Recently this column looked at some of the circumstances related to “You don’t need to know.” For security reason there are indeed some things the consumer and internet user does not have any real need to know.
Those of us at the Reporter were grateful and delighted to learn that an article about desperate needs of the people in the fishing village of San Juan Tecomatlan encouraged Lakesiders to make significant donations.
Rain, glorious rain. Most of the days are sunny and warm and the deluges of rain fall mostly in the evenings and nights.
With major changes in Mexican law that began in 2012 and 2013, people coming from outside Mexico to work here are finding it necessary to do more advance planning than in the past.
The place: the huge terrace of a hotel in Guadalajara’s Providencia neighborhood.
An airline’s load factor – the percentage of seats sold on a particular flight – would seem to be a mathematical calculation of scant relevance to most fliers.
An absorbing episode of BBC Radio Four’s “Food Programme” featuring British-born Mexican food guru Diana Kennedy, which aired on June 29, is available as a podcast.
In times that seem to keep the population trotting in order to barely keep up with changes, it’s a refreshing treat to visit a restaurant that has maintained the same menu and high levels of excellent service, presentation, and flavor for decades.
“The Hostages of Veracruz” is a romantic thriller set in Mexico written by former Guadalajara Reporter staffer (1996-2001) Grady Miller.
In 2000 Karen Blue published her first book, “Midlife Mavericks: Women Reinventing Their Lives in Mexico.”
In a recent interview Chapala attorney Spencer McMullen offered advice on how area residents can plan avoid insurance and hospital payment problems by carefully planning for an eventual illness or hospitalization.
A recent discussion reinforced the wisdom of an old adage, “Learning about living in Mexico is like peeling an onion. Just when you think you are done, you realize there’s another layer.”
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