Last updateFri, 12 Oct 2018 11am

Traffic office changes command

With his winning smile and sincere desire to master spoken English, lakeside’s newly appointed traffic office commandant Hector Magaña Rios has all the makings of strong ally for expatriate motorists.

Carlos Slim to fatten Red Cross kitty

Cruz Roja Chapala administrator Ramon Ledesma announced that Chapala area donors will be able to get more bang for their bucks by taking advantage of a new nationwide matching fund program operated under the auspices of the Fundacion Carlos Slim, a philanthropic foundation established by the eponymous Telmex magnate and world’s richest man.

Pets lined up for population control

Dionisia Morales, a Santa Cruz de la Soledad housewife, gently stroked Tata’s head as they patiently awaited their turn on the final day of the free pet sterilization program held March 2, 3 and 4 at the town’s Casa Ejidal. A few months ago the elderly grandmother agreed to adopt the chocolate-colored boxer mix from a friend, taking on the added responsibility of helping care for her litter of five young pups. She’s happy that with Tata’s spaying, she will never have to repeat the experience.

Jocotepec unfurls gigantic flag

Jocotepec townsfolk gathered for a belated Dia de la Bandera celebration on March 5 to mark the formal unfurling of a giant Mexican flag at the roadside lookout point (mirador) located adjacent to the highway bypass.