In Context: Understanding the Susana Prieto Arrest & the AMLO Response

Special to El Paso News. Many political observers are scratching their heads as to why Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) wants to meet with Donald Trump as his first government to government meeting outside of México. López Obrador has refused to travel abroad during his presidency insisting on holding virtual meetings as he keeps to… Read More In Context: Understanding the Susana Prieto Arrest & the AMLO Response

Another amendment to the UPDATE of The revolution came to my front door

Another amendment: The more I read articles and see photographs from the continued demonstrations of protest of the asphyxiation and other killings, I feel compelled to amend my hopeful writing below.  Sadly, the effort to completely dominate our community and discouragement, if not suppression, of our rights to assemble and seek redress includes all the… Read More Another amendment to the UPDATE of The revolution came to my front door

Card Tricks: How El Paso’s 2012 “Quality of Life” Bond Election Got Riddled With Flimflam

Writer and author Debbie Nathan has published an incredible piece of history on how former City Manager Joyce Wilson engineered the creation of the arena in the Quality of Life Bond Projects. Nathan first posted her article on Chucopedia and after wide interest she posted it on her Medium account. This important piece of history… Read More Card Tricks: How El Paso’s 2012 “Quality of Life” Bond Election Got Riddled With Flimflam

Vince Perez Has Been Cited By The El Paso Police 18 Times For Driving Violations

Vince Perez Has Been Cited By The El Paso Police 18 Times For Driving Violations by Max Grossman County Commissioner Vince Perez of Precinct 3, who is fighting against Iliana Holguin to hold on to his seat, has apparently been fighting another ongoing battle: to keep his driver license. Incredibly, Mr. Perez has been cited… Read More Vince Perez Has Been Cited By The El Paso Police 18 Times For Driving Violations

Paul Foster’s letter to the Mayor and City Council thanking them for voting against agenda item 19.1, which would have suspended the “Arena” and Cultural Heritage Center for budgetary reasons

From: Paul Foster Sent: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 11:41 AM To: Dee Margo <mayor@elpasotexas.gov>; Peter Svarzbein <district1@elpasotexas.gov>; district2@elpasotexas.gov; Cassandra Hernandez <district3@elpasotexas.gov>; Sam Morgan <district4@elpasotexas.gov>; Isabel Salcido <district5@elpasotexas.gov>; distrist6@elpasotexas.gov; Henry Rivera <district7@elpasotexas.gov>; Cissy Lizarraga <district8@elpasotexas.gov> Cc: Tommy Gonzalez <gtgonzalez44@gmail.com> Subject: Thank you for Defending the Citizens of El Paso Mayor and Council, I just wanted to… Read More Paul Foster’s letter to the Mayor and City Council thanking them for voting against agenda item 19.1, which would have suspended the “Arena” and Cultural Heritage Center for budgetary reasons

El Paso, TX City budget hemorrhaging – city had projected a $6 million surplus for fy2020 (ending Sept. 1), City projecting a $26M deficit. City manager states “Nothing will be open this summer, possible layoffs and furloughs.”

Source: Anonymous Whistleblower: April 13, 2020 City Team Members:  As we are all aware, the current COVID-19 health crisis is causing negative economic and financial impacts for every City and State across the nation. Although, we have strengthened our financial position over the years, we are not immune to this crisis. As a nimble and… Read More El Paso, TX City budget hemorrhaging – city had projected a $6 million surplus for fy2020 (ending Sept. 1), City projecting a $26M deficit. City manager states “Nothing will be open this summer, possible layoffs and furloughs.”

TRACEY JEROME AND THE DEBACLE THAT IS THE MEXICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER [MACC] By Mark Pumphrey, former Director of Libraries for the City of El Paso

The following article written by Mark Pumphrey, originally ran in El Paso Porkfest on Facebook. Before his retirement, Pumphrey was Director of Libraries for the City of El Paso.  The article has been edited for length.  Posted with permission of the author . El Paso News Team Part One: The new Mexican American Cultural Center… Read More TRACEY JEROME AND THE DEBACLE THAT IS THE MEXICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER [MACC] By Mark Pumphrey, former Director of Libraries for the City of El Paso