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February 8, 2011 | By Benoit Lebourgeois, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Upscale Rosewood Hotels & Resort group has opened a  property in San Miguel de Allende , a cosmopolitan city in the central highlands of Mexico with a colonial past that's a favorite of artists and American expatriates. Accommodations come with a balcony or a terrace, and views of the town’s historic center, a short stroll down cobblestone streets. The 67-room hotel with colonial-style arches is Rosewood’s third property in Mexico. The deal:   The hotel opens its doors with introductory rates starting at $295 a night, including breakfast for two  and a 25% discount on spa treatments.
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February 8, 2011 | By Benoit Lebourgeois, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Upscale Rosewood Hotels & Resort group has opened a  property in San Miguel de Allende , a cosmopolitan city in the central highlands of Mexico with a colonial past that's a favorite of artists and American expatriates. Accommodations come with a balcony or a terrace, and views of the town’s historic center, a short stroll down cobblestone streets. The 67-room hotel with colonial-style arches is Rosewood’s third property in Mexico. The deal:   The hotel opens its doors with introductory rates starting at $295 a night, including breakfast for two  and a 25% discount on spa treatments.
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NEWS
February 24, 1998
John Fulton, 65, a Philadelphia artist who was a professional bullfighter in Spain. Fulton became enchanted with bullfighting at age 12 when he saw a movie about a doomed bullfighter, "Blood and Sand," starring Rita Hayworth and Tyrone Power. He studied bullfighting while on a painting scholarship in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, and practiced in Mexican border towns while serving with the Army in Texas.
TRAVEL
September 19, 1999
I saw your story about the "Drawing Room" classes in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico ("To Mexico, With Sketchbook," Jan. 10). I applied and was accepted. Jim Bagnall's class was everything the article said and more. What a wonderful experience. I hope someday to be able to go again. It left me with many fond memories. DIANE ALCORN Cypress
TRAVEL
April 9, 2006
JANET Tubbs was on a short road trip in the area around San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, in late February when she photographed the colorful hillside homes of Guanajuato, a colonial town of winding, narrow streets. By having her slide film processed as color film, the hues became even richer. "I've been taking photo classes at Glendale Community College since 2002, but this is first time I tried it," said Tubbs, a facilities manager for Glendale.
HOME & GARDEN
December 22, 2005
Mercury glass is no longer made with mercury -- and no longer limited to shades of silver, thanks to the new lamp company Luminous. Designer Cilla Zweig stumbled across a factory near San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, that maintained old molds for decorative glass, and the light bulb switched on in her head. She added hardware to three forms -- a bottle, a square decanter and a bulb -- in pungent metallic chartreuse, cobalt, orange and turquoise. The results sell for about $300 at L.A.
NEWS
April 20, 1989 | Clipboard researched by Kathie Bozanich and Dallas Jamison / Los Angeles Times; Graphics by Doris Shields / Los Angeles Times
More thought and planning goes into choosing an international sister city than one might imagine. Recommendations are made to the city council by various civic groups involved in international relations. Upon the council's approval, letters and forms are forwarded to the intended sibling for acceptance. After agreement is reached, there is an exchange of plaques commemorating the event and in some cases officials from the two cities visit each other to see how each conducts city business.
NEWS
November 28, 1998 | From Associated Press
A 38-year-old San Diego man was extradited to Mexico on Friday to face trial in the 1995 robbery-murder of a U.S. citizen in whose Mexico home he was a house guest, federal officials said. The U.S. Marshals Service transferred custody of David Lee Clarey to officials with the Mexican federal attorney general's office at San Diego's Lindbergh Field. Clarey was to be turned over to officials in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico.
OPINION
October 27, 2007
Re "In the beginning," Opinion, Oct. 21 Gregory Rodriguez was right on in addressing confusion in racial identity and self-racism toward one's own Indian ancestry among many people of Mexican origin. The vast majority of members of Indian reservations in the United States are not full-blooded Indian. They have varying degrees of European ancestry, have European names and can't speak their tribe's indigenous language.
NEWS
April 24, 2012
Avenue of the Giants Marathon, one of the most scenic long-distance races in the country, takes place May 6 through a canopy of Humboldt County redwoods. A half-marathon and 10K are also held. For info, click here   . . . . The Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Celebration draws 100,000 spectators a year, thanks to extravagant floats and whimsical costumes and dancers. It's set this year for June 22-24. Info: solsticeparade.com . . . . A week later (June 30)
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