MCALLEN, RGV - Richard Cortez says that if he is elected Hidalgo county judge he will take a very active role on the new county courthouse issue and work to ensure it is built on time and on budget. The...
MCALLEN, RGV - South Texas elected officials who represent Sutherland Springs and Wilson County, including U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez and state Sen. Judith Zaffirini, say it is time for a national conversation about curbing gun violence. The New York Times...
EDINBURG, RGV - In a recent editorial, the Advance News Journal said the City of Donna deserves first place for a new award honoring “the dirtiest politics ever.” Edinburg Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Gus Garcia might beg to differ. Garcia has...
EDINBURG, RGV - Dozens of Valley Interfaith members in Edinburg are hitting the streets this weekend to educate hundreds of voters about their platform. The ministry’s top issues for Edinburg are drainage, public safety and skills training. They hope these...
EDINBURG, RGV - Cristela Alonzo, Mexican-American comedienne and actress, gave the keynote speech at La Unión del Pueblo Entero’s 3rd Biennial Gala at Mayrin Banquet Hall in Edinburg. The San Juan native spoke about growing up in the Rio Grande Valley...
MCALLEN, RGV - Danny Diaz, one of the candidates running for the Hidalgo County Democratic Party chair, said that the dynamic between politiqueras and the party needs to change. At a press conference on Monday where Diaz officially announced his...
RIO GRANDE CITY, RGV - In an interview with the Rio Grande Guardian, state District Judge Ana Lisa Garza has explained why she is running for Texas House District 31. Here is the interview: “I think I can make a difference....
EDINBURG, RGV - Edinburg mayoral candidate Richard Molina may have issues with the way the city council and its economic development corporation is being run, but that does not mean he wants to fire its top directors. Molina, a city...
MISSION, RGV - In an announcement that may surprise some, longtime Mission Mayor Norberto ‘Beto’ Salinas tells the Rio Grande Guardian he is running for re-election. Salinas, aged 70, was first elected mayor in 1998. It was thought he might...
PHARR, RGV – Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez says he has too much unfinished business in the city and will therefore not run for Hidalgo County Judge. In a statement, Hernandez, a physician and co-owner of Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, said...

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