Yucatan and France
You can walk down Paseo de Montejo in downtown Merida and see the French influence in the architecture the ornate wrought-iron banisters and window protectors, the beautiful molding on the old mansions, the structure and dignity of the mansions themselves.
The Pastry War: How a French Bakery Caused a War in Mexico
In 1838, in what may be the silliest war in history, France invaded Mexico--all because of a French pastry shop.
Inside Bay Area
Confidential informant sues Richmond police, three officers saying he was shot after being outed
A decade ago, Jose Hernandez got a DUI in Richmond. He cut a deal with police to dismiss his case if he worked as an informant, setting up drug deals and introducing the dealers to undercover officers, his attorney said.