INDIAN HILLS, RGV - Hidalgo County Commissioner A.C. Cuellar classified the roads in Indian Hills East as the worst in Precinct 1. The streets were so badly torn up that school buses would not enter the 600-family colonia, which lies...
DONNA, RGV - The North Alamo Supply Corporation has received a $1.89 million grant to fund a regional treatment and wastewater collection system that will improve the quality of life for 1,600-plus colonia residents northwest of Donna. The total project...
  SAN JUAN, RGV - La Unión del Pueblo Entero recently secured two major legal victories, one related to birth certificates for babies born in Texas to undocumented mothers, and the other related to voter identification laws. In both cases, LUPE,...
EDINBURG, RGV - A new mobile health clinic purchased by UT-Rio Grande Valley thanks to a grant from United Health Foundation cost $425,000. Linda S. Nelson, senior director of clinical operations for the UTRGV School of Medicine, says the expenditure...
Young people informing their community about environmental problems, presenting about their experiences with dual credit classes in high school, and organizing field trips to a local college – all of these are aspects of leadership modeled by youths from...
A group of about 20 student leaders from the community-based ARISE Las Milpas center have been asking some key questions: Why can’t I take advanced math courses even if I already have taken the minimum required for graduation? What does...
With the adoption of substantial changes to Texas high school curricula in 2013 (known as House Bill 5 or HB5), a central question for Texas policymakers, education and business leaders, families, and students is how HB5 will impact college...
SAN JUAN, RGV - State Rep. Roberto Alonzo has added his tributes to the late Antonio Orendain, a civil rights leader, co-founder of the United Farm Workers Union and founder of the Texas Farm Workers Union. Orendain died aged 85...
LAS MILPAS, RGV - Amazingly, Las Milpas has a population of around 25,000 and yet does not possess a recreation center or library. All that is about to change, however, with construction by the City of Pharr of the $5...
SAN BENITO, RGV - There is a reason San Benito received more disaster recovery housing assistance than any other Rio Grande Valley community in the aftermath of Hurricane Dolly, and it is not just because the city was hit...

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