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Motorcyclist dies in likely road rage incident

In what on the surface appears to be a case of road rage, a motorcyclist was shot to death in the Colinas de Atemajac neighborhood of Zapopan on Monday, July 20.

Should Guadalajara be renamed 'Bachelandia'?

The pothole plague is testing Guadalajara and Zapopan work crews to the limit, but it’s a war they cannot win, experts say.

A pothole to end all potholes

Imagine driving in fierce rains when the street in front of you opens up and  disappears. That’s what happened during a rainstorm on Calle Juan Alvarez in the early hours of Monday.  

The socavon (sinkhole) in the Santuario neighborhood, not far from the Federal Palace, measures six by six meters and is three meters deep.  The collapse also exposed the sewage drain running under the street.

Roadworks clog metro area

Construction of the third subway line in Guadalajara is causing continuous headaches for residents.  The latest inconvenience will be the dismantling of the pedestrian bridge at the intersection of Avila Camacho and Patria, next to Plaza Patria.

Anti-gay marriage march set for Saturday

Organizers of the Catholic anti-marriage equality group “Jalisco es uno por los niños” say they are expecting around 100,000 people to turn up for their march scheduled to start at 4 p.m. on Saturday, July 25 at Guadalajara’s Minerva traffic circle.

Penguins are talk of the town as city zoo launches new attraction

Twelve recently acquired Adelie penguins became instant celebrities at the Guadalajara Zoo on Saturday when the facility's latest attraction – the Reino de Pinguinos (Kingdom of Penguins) – opened to much fanfare.

Transgender teacher is staying put

The rights of a transgender secondary school teacher in Guadalajara will be respected, Education Secretary Francisco Ayon confirmed this week.