Jul 7, 2013
Elections in Mexico lead to blood in the streets
The threat of violence may cause low-voter turnout which in turn may help to elect corrupt Mexican politicians who are beholding to the powerful organized crime gangs.
Clowns, Cats and Corpses: Mexican Elections 2013
Though downplayed by the international press, strategic state and local elections will be held this summer in 14 Mexican states.
Contra Costa Times
Around Dublin: Park hosts grandfather of all family reunions
When you think of a family reunion, what comes to mind? A roomful of aunts, uncles and cousins together with your grandparents and nuclear family, perhaps? Well, then, you're definitely not a member of the Aranda family tree.
La Rosa, an Iowa Classic
People wait in long lines at La Rosa for holiday tamales. La Rosa, 2312 Forest Ave., 255-9520, open Wednesday - Monday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. La Rosa opened 10 years ago.
Santa Anna was loyal, mostly to himself
On Feb. 21, 1794, Santa Anna, as Antonio de Padua Maria Severino Lopez de Santa Anna y Perez de Lebron was popularly called, was born in Veracruz, New Spain .