Last updateFri, 16 Aug 2019 11am

City sleeps as Primavera fire blazes

On the evening of Monday, April 1, some 50 firefighters from several brigades were drafted to battle the fiercest blaze to break out this year in the Bosque de la Primavera on the western edge of Guadalajara. 

Tequila tasters set a new world record

A new Guinness world record was set Sunday, March 24, when 1,486 people took part in a tequila tasting (cata) at the same time.

Noise police to go on the prowl this weekend

Inspectors from Guadalajara city hall will spread out across the municipality this weekend to target nocturnal establishments that contravene newly approved anti-noise regulations, Mayor Ismael Del Toro confirmed this week.

Tree adoption program to start

Zapopan Mayor Pablo Lemus has promised that his administration will oversee the planting of one million trees in the municipality during his three-year administration. 

Third subway line to open in January 2020

The remaining work on the metro area’s stalled Tren Ligero (subway) line will restart Friday, March 29 after the federal government recently promised funding to finish the project. 

Jalisco’s worst water ‘hoggers’

The initial results of a study carried out by the Mexican Institute for Community Development (IMDEC), an independent non-profit, were made public on World Water Day, with a small rally held in Guadalajara’s Plaza Liberacion. 

Cannafest: marijuana unplugged

A wide variety of issues covering the medical and recreational use of marijuana will be discussed and presented in the third Cannafest, a four-day event scheduled Wednesday, April 3 through Saturday, April 6 in Guadalajara.