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Stately makeover of city’s restaurant row nears close

You wouldn’t know it by looking at the mounds of dirt and tangles of exposed conduits, but the one-kilometer stretch of street reconstruction, which extends from Avenida Chapultepec to Gamboa along the famed “restaurant alley” of Lopez Cotilla, is in the home stretch.

Butcher cleared after killing assailant

A butcher has been released from custody after running down and killing one of three assailants who moments earlier had held up his business in Guadalajara’s Colonia San Elias.

Saturday R&R: Marching for a cause

For most people Saturday is a day for chilling out. But not perhaps when you have something on your mind that seriously bugs you. 

Marooned drivers count cost of Sunday deluge

At least 50 motorists were forced to abandon their vehicles on Sunday as water levels rose on the Calzada Independenica in downtown Guadalajara, following an afternoon deluge that brought traffic, the Macrobus service and the Tren Ligero (subway) to a complete standstill.

Anxious neighbors defiant in opposition to migrant shelter

Residents of a Guadalajara neighborhood insist they are not guilty of discrimination or racism by opposing the relocation of a shelter for Central American migrants passing through the city on their way to the United States.

New report quantifies city’s air pollution fatalities

Although some medical experts may quibble at the exactness of the statistics, 655 people die on average each year as a direct result of the air contamination in metro-area Guadalajara, according to a new report by the Mexican Institute of Petroleum.

Are owners of older model cars in for a shock?

Jalisco’s revised emissions (smog) testing program may include obligatory twice yearly checks for private vehicles more than eight years old, according to information obtained by a metro area Spanish-language daily. Half of the two million cars circulating in Guadalajara fall into this age category, Milenio reported this week.