Cinco De Mayo

A student wears one of the shirts disallowed at Live Oak High School (CBS)

Court Won’t Reconsider Morgan Hill School’s US Flag Shirt Ban During Cinco De Mayo

A federal appeals court won’t reconsider a ruling that upholds a Morgan Hill high school’s decision to order students to turn American flag T-shirts inside out.

09/17/2014

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Free Rides Offered For Bay Area Cinco De Mayo Revelers To Prevent Drunk Driving

Bay Area residents and visitors who may be celebrating Cinco de Mayo by drinking alcohol are being offered free rides home to prevent drunk driving in the region.

05/05/2014

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What To Avoid Doing On Cinco De Mayo So As Not To Be A Racially-Insensitive Jerk

As Cinco de Mayo celebrations become institutionalized into a beer and tequila drinking holiday on the level of St. Patrick’s Day, there are plenty of reminders to people to avoid racially-insensitive costumes and imagery while indulging in Mexican fare.

05/05/2014

Tea Party protesters gather outside Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill. (CBS)

Flag-Waving Tea Party Activists Protest Outside South Bay School

About two dozen Tea Party activists showed up early carrying flags Monday morning to protest a recent federal court ruling in support of a school ban on wearing the American flag.

05/05/2014

A fence constructed outside Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill. (CBS)

Morgan Hill School Erects Fence To Block Flag Protesters On Cinco de Mayo

A Morgan Hill high school has constructed a fence to block protesters from disrupting classes on Cinco de Mayo, after plans were announced by a Tea Party group to protest the school’s 2010 decision to send students home for wearing the American flag on the Spanish holiday.

05/04/2014

A student wears one of the shirts disallowed at Live Oak High School (CBS)

Tea Party Patriots Plan Cinco De Mayo Protest Of American Flag Shirt Ban At Morgan Hill School

There is concern over a scheduled U.S. flag rally organized by a patriot group this Monday on Cinco De Mayo in front of Live Oak High School—the same school that caught national media attention in 2010 when some students were sent to home for wearing t-shirts depicting the flag.

05/02/2014

A student wears one of the shirts disallowed at Live Oak High School (CBS)

SF Court: Morgan Hill School Can Ban U.S. Flag Shirts On Cinco De Mayo

Officials at a Morgan Hill high school acted appropriately when they ordered students wearing American flag T-shirts to turn the garments inside out during the Mexican independence celebration Cinco de Mayo, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.

02/27/2014

A student wears one of the shirts disallowed at Live Oak High School (CBS)

School Ban On American Flag Clothing Lands In SF Federal Appeal Court

Unpleasant verbal exchanges and altercations marked the previous year’s Cinco de Mayo celebrations at Live Oak High School. So when students told administrators that trouble was a possibility because of the American flag attire, the students were ordered to turn their shirts inside out or go home.

10/17/2013

San Jose Police Car (CBS)

San Jose Police Credit Proactive Strategy For Curbing Cince De Mayo Violence

San Jose police are crediting a patrol strategy in East San Jose and downtown for a decline in arrests during Cince de Mayo festivities.

05/06/2013

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Extra Police On Hand For San Jose’s For Cinco De Mayo Celebration

Extra police will be on hand for the thousands expected to gather downtown this weekend for Cinco de Mayo festivities, San Jose police said Friday.

05/03/2013

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