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High praise: Charlie Sheen says Antonio Villaraigosa 'knows how to party'

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Charlie Sheen and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. The actor said on Twitter that the mayor "knows how to party."

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The back of Hotel El Ganzo in San Jose del Cabo, Baja California, Mexico.

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A flier advertising a night with Slash and Charlie Sheen in Cabo


A lot of things have been said about Antonio Villaraigosa during his seven-and-a-half years as Mayor of Los Angeles. And now, thanks to an early morning tweet by none other than Hollywood bad boy Charlie Sheen, we can add "epic partier" to that list.

Hizzoner apparently was one of the attendees of the grand opening of what appears to be a new bar Sheen christened Friday night. The Epic Bar (nicknamed "SheenZ" by the actor) sits atop the Hotel El Ganzo in San Jose del Cabo, Baja California, Mexico.

Guitar hero Slash rocked out the chilled crowd, dipping into the Guns N Roses and Led Zeppelin songbook, as he often does when he performs live. 

But the only person at the bash who got a shout-out from the controversial mischief maker on Twitter was L.A.'s mayor.

"From Boyle Heights 2 Mayor of LA..! @hotelelganzo 2 party w/SHEEN at SheenZ..! Antonio Villaraigosa knows how to party!" Sheen tweeted Saturday morning just after 8 a.m. to his 8.6 million followers. 

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Southern Mexico woken up Saturday with a 5.4 earthquake

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Map of the 5.4 Mexican earthquake

Southern Mexico was rocked awake with a 5.4 magnitude earthquke Saturday. No major damage has been reported due the the quake that had buildings swaying.

According to the the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake hit at 7:30 a.m., and was centered about 16 miles north of Pinotepa Nacional and about 210 miles south-southeast of Mexico City.

"Fortunately there are no reports of damage to hospitals, subways, or water systems," Marcelo Ebrard, Head of Government of the Federal District, wrote on Twitter Saturday.

Later Ebrand, who is known as Mexico City's Mayor, tweeted, "Confirmed: We've concluded that we do not have damage in the city."

The quake came just days after 21 of Mexico's 31 states participated in a nationwide earthquake drill on the anniversary of the 8.1 magnitude quake of 1985 that killed 10,000 people.

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Mexico earthquake: 7.4 magnitude reported in Guerrero, Mexico; phantom quake near Salton Sea (updated)

People run to safety on the streets of M

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People run to safety on the streets of Mexico City after a strong quake hits Mexico on March 20, 2012.

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A young man holds his dog after leaving his house in Mexico City after an strong earthquake hit Mexico on March 20, 2012.

A man walks over the debris fell from a

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A man walks over the debris fell from a building in Mexico City damaged during a strong quake that hit Mexico on March 20, 2012.

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A member of the Mexican Red Cross assists a woman as thousands remain on the streets in Mexico City after a strong quake hit Mexico on March 20, 2012.

People remain out in the streets in Mexi

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People remain out in the streets in Mexico City after a strong quake hit Mexico on March 20, 2012. A powerful 7.6-magnitude earthquake struck southwest Mexico, causing residents in the capital several hundred miles away to rush out onto the streets but no immediate reports of serious damage.


A strong magnitude 7.4 earthquake with an epicenter in Guerrero, Mexico struck on Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were initial reports of minor damage, including to the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City.

Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard's Twitter account said the water system and other "strategic services" were not experiencing problems. Frightened workers and residents poured into the streets of the capital just minutes after noon local time.

President Felipe Calderon said there were no immediate reports of damage through his Twitter account. Telephone service was down in the city and throughout the area where the quake was felt.

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