MCALLEN, RGV - The Rio Grande Valley Partnership, the Valley’s regional chamber of commerce, is taking a delegation of 25 to 30 business, education, and community leaders to Washington in June. The trip, starting June 12 and ending June 15,...
WESLACO, RGV - The Society for Marketing Professional Services will host the first State of the Valley luncheon Feb. 5 featuring the four county judges of Willacy, Cameron, Hidalgo and Starr counties. Brian Godinez, a board member of the Society...
MERCEDES, RGV - U.S. Rep. Rubén Hinojosa was in Normandy, France, on Friday to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Along with French President Francois Hollande, President Obama and 33 other members of Congress, including former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi,...
Four hundred souls, young, old, Black, Brown, Native American, White, joined together on Saturday, July 16, 2016, in McAllen, Texas. The purpose: to honor the fallen (mostly young, mostly Black) victims of shooting by police (Louisiana, Minnesota) as well as...
CHIMAYO, New Mexico - While I was driving through the mountain passes and valleys of northern New Mexico last week when a tune begin to play on my satellite radio. I had not heard this song in decades. It was...
MCALLEN, RGV - Jordana Barton, senior advisor for community development at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, was in the Rio Grande Valley recent to give an update on her organization’s efforts to reduce the digital divide in the...
AUSTIN, Texas - State Sen. Eddie Lucio on Monday offered and then pulled down an amendment to the big border security bill being considered by the state legislature, House Bill 11. State Sen. Brian Birdwell, the Senate sponsor of the...
HIDALGO, RGV - For the first time ever, the cities of Hidalgo and Reynosa are to sign a formal sister city agreement. The document will be signed by mayors José Elías Leal of Reynosa and Martin Cepeda of Reynosa in...
  EDINBURG, RGV - Edinburg City Commission has passed a Proclamation recognizing the famous Starr County farm worker strike of 1966. The Proclamation notes that the farm workers went on a march in the summer of 1966 from Starr County to...
SAN JUAN, Texas - The Rio Grande Valley has never received its fair share of state dollars and it is time for the Texas Legislature to put that right, says Julian Castro. The former San Antonio mayor and U.S. Housing...

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