McALLEN, Texas - A candidate for mayor of McAllen says all the money going to his city under the American Rescue Plan should be distributed to small businesses. Othal Brand, Jr., maintains the City of McAllen does not need any...
MCALLEN, Texas - During this election season, the Rio Grande Guardian is running a Meet the Candidate series. The series comprises audio interviews with candidates seeking elected office to city councils and commissions.  We caught up with Pepe Cabeza de Vaca...
MCALLEN, Texas - During this election season, the Rio Grande Guardian is running a Meet the Candidate series. The series comprises audio interviews with candidates seeking elected office to city councils and commissions.  Mario Reyna, a veteran and former dean of business at...
EDINBURG, Texas - A second candidate has announced he is running for mayor of Edinburg. Former Edinburg city manager Ramiro Garza joins current council member Gilbert Enriquez in the race. Mayor Richard Molina is expected to announce his re-election bid...
MCALLEN, Texas - The McAllen Area Rotary Clubs recently held a virtual McAllen mayoral candidate debate. All five candidates appeared. They are: Othal Brand, Jr., Michael Fallek, Dr. Shahid Rashid, Veronica Vela Whitacre, and Javier Villalobos.  The candidates explained who they...
As a physician, the health, well-being and care for my patients and our community come first.  I have dedicated my life to it. Our city, our county, our state and our nation are being ravaged by the pandemic. Those of us...
HARLINGEN, Texas - Candidates from across the Rio Grande Valley are starting to file to run in the various city council and commission elections that take place in May. One of them is Robert Leftwich, the former city commissioner for...
MCALLEN, Texas - Small businessman Othal Brand, Jr., filed the necessary paperwork Friday to run for mayor of the City of McAllen. The 67-year-old is currently president of Hidalgo County Water Improvement District No.3 and would have to give up...
EDINBURG, Texas - U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez says one of the best things he has done in Congress is co-found the Problem Solvers Caucus. The bipartisan group now numbers more than 40 members of Congress. It seeks to find common...
As of November 2020, according to the Texas Secretary of State’s office the Rio Grande Valley as a region had 657,073 registered voters.   Compared to Texas counties, this total ranked sixth after these counties:   Harris County (Houston) 2,480,522Dallas County...

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