Last updateFri, 15 Jun 2018 12pm

Earth Day festival/expo in Zapopan

The Festival de la Tierra, whose mission is to promote environmental consciousness through engagement with art and science, is coming to Guadalajara, Thursday-Sunday, April 19-22, with Forums and workshops taking place at various venues around the city.

Mexican Navy attacks state cops

A helicopter from the Mexican Navy (Marina) opened fire on five patrol vehicles from Jalisco’s Fuerza Unica rapid response police squad Sunday in an incident that Governor Aristoteles Sandoval later described as “a confusion.”

Uber to hike fares in Jalisco this month

While those living lakeside won’t be as affected by the following news as those residing in Guadalajara, it nonetheless bears mentioning that Uber, the controversial taxi service – a key player in the equally controversial “share economy” – will be raising its prices in Jalisco starting sometime this month.

The primavera in flames: 2,200 hectares affected

The fiercest fire of the hot season so far tore through Bosque La Primavera, the large area of forest to the west of Guadalajara sometimes known as the city’s lungs, for about 40 hours, between Tuesday and Thursday, charring about 2,200 of its 30,500 hectares before being brought under control.