Earlier this year, a ceremony was held in downtown San Antonio featuring a small cannon “thought” to have been fired at the 1836 Battle of the Álamo. It is the latest artifact that regardless of its origins, those in charge...
During a great part of the 20th century, the City of Brownsville enjoyed the presence of ten movie theaters with six of them showing American movies, and four of them showing Mexican films. The Brownsville area was first settled by...
RAYMONDVILLE, RGV - The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas warned in a report about inadequate conditions at the Willacy County “tent city” prison run by Utah-based Management & Training Corp. on behalf of the U.S. Bureau of Prisons. More...
McALLEN, RGV - One of the brightest talents produced in the Rio Grande Valley for many years came to promote one of her favorite causes on Monday. Economist and CNBC contributor Gina Sanchez, who was born in McAllen and who...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - Last week, U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela brought five of his Congressional colleagues to the Rio Grande Valley to learn more about the region. The five were U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, of the 9th District of New Jersey,...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - When the Hanna High School Varsity Men's Choir sung for him during his State of the City address, Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez had to turn away because he did not want the audience to see how...
AUSTIN, Texas - On Feb. 10, 2015, more than 100 community and business leaders and elected officials from the Rio Grande Valley visited Austin for RGV Day at the state Capitol. They unveiled a legislative agenda packet at a luncheon...
AUSTIN, Texas - It was not just RGV Day at the state Capitol in Austin this week. The leaders of two major cities in Cameron County organized Harlingen-San Benito Day on Tuesday, Feb. 10. It is the first time the...
AUSTIN, Texas - In remarks at a luncheon held for RGV Day at the state Capitol, Harlingen Mayor Chris Boswell made a strong case for Rio Grande Valley cities to work together for the good of the region. More than...
AUSTIN, Texas - A number of Rio Grande Valley cities, chambers of commerce and economic development corporations got together with UT Rio Grande Valley and South Texas College to host RGV Day at the state Capitol in Austin on...

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