Art, Cars & El Paso Pride: Local Artist Fights to Save Lincoln Park

Nov 01, 2011 1 Comment by David

By David Pacheco Inspiration can come from anywhere at any time, just ask local artist Josh Arthur who's been using decorative outdoor wicker furniture for his art.  Somewhere in between walking along the sandy shores of Pacific Beach, riding a ferry across the Puget Sound, or standing in the front row of an Ice Cube concert, Josh Arthur got the inspiration to become an artist. [...]

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Occupy Movement Takes on El Paso

Nov 01, 2011 No Comments by Danielle

Words & Photos by  Danielle Urbina It’s a fairly warm Sunday morning in downtown El Paso, and everything seems to be as it should. The banks are closed, the bustle of the busy streets is almost non-existent and there are small groups walking to and from church. Driving down Mesa is seemingly the same as [...]

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The Man Essentials: Yes, Zirh

Oct 04, 2011 No Comments by Farzad

Words by Farzad Farrokhnia I felt almost as excited as I used to get in 5th grade when I’d rush home after school to catch old episodes of The Justice League on Cartoon Network. It was only 2pm and I was already well into my work day. I was excited because earlier that day, I [...]

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Dia de Los Muertos at Mercado Mayapan

Oct 04, 2011 No Comments by Vicky

In South Central El Paso, a gathering of people buzz with the sounds, sights and smells of authentic Mexican culture. As they prepare for the upcoming Dia De Los Muertos celebration on Oct. 30 to 31, the regular crowd at Mercado Mayapan enriched us in a lesson on history and overcoming life’s obstacles.

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Kern Businesses Come Together in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Oct 04, 2011 No Comments

The Kern neighborhood businesses are teaming up for a cause. Throughout the month of October, area restaurants and shops will participate in charity auction, Kern for the Cure, to benefit the local Susan G. Komen affiliate.

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Mexican Photographer Granted Asylum in the United States

Oct 04, 2011 2 Comments

“Dear Mr. Hernandez Pacheco, This letter refers to your request for asylum in the United States…” states a letter dated August 22, 2011. This letter holds the key to Alejandro Hernandez Pacheco’s future of escaping the murderous city of Juarez for the rest of his life. He sits silently in front of various reporters and their cameras- the same cameras that could have cost him his life many months ago.

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La Red: How to Make it in America

Oct 04, 2011 No Comments

The mission of La Red is to align Mexican-American leaders to achieve economic and political success while also promoting and preserving values and culture. Together, the group has helped the Mexican-American business community thrive and develop, despite setbacks caused by the violence in Mexico. We caught up the organizations President, Jose Luis Mauricio to tell us more about their efforts.

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A Walk Through History at Concordia Cemetery

Oct 04, 2011 No Comments

Superstition says you’re supposed to hold your breath as you pass a cemetery, but if you hold your breath long enough to pass Concordia Cemetery in its entirety, you may just land yourself within the gates. For years, Concordia Cemetery, located in central El Paso, has been one of the largest, most historic cemeteries in the Southwest.

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Brandon Wolfram – Serious Business

Oct 04, 2011 1 Comment

Brandon Wolfram knows a thing or two about high scores. He was UTEP’s All-Time leading scorer; but now, the former UTEP Basketball player has returned to El Paso to help you improve your credit score.

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Catch Him If You Can: Jack Fields, El Paso Football Standout

Oct 04, 2011 6 Comments

Who is Jack Fields? He’s not a secrete spy in a television drama, he isn’t the newest superhero to hit the big screen; Jack Fields is a 5-11, 200-pound senior running back for Americas High School, and one of the most exciting high school players the city of El Paso has ever seen.

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