After months of speculation and a “name the team” contest that garnered over 5,000 submissions, El Paso’s new AAA-affiliate for the San Diego Padres finally has a mascot—and it’s small enough to fit in your purse.
A county commissioner was accused of distributing 110 pounds of marijuana, a tenured UTEP professor violated university policies, a suburban mayor dined at Hooters with city money, and mayoral candidate got a lap dance in his campaign office.
Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton have thrown their support behind incumbent U.S. Representative Silvestre Reyes, who faces a primary challenge from El Paso City Council member Beto O’Rourke.
Fourth graders drew disturbing pictures depict the planes hitting the twin towers and people jumping out of buildings.
It would be frightening if it weren’t so weird, dumb, and ineffective: A new scam that attempts to prey on the elderly involves calling people up, telling them they’ve won the lottery, and then sending a cab to their house. The big flaw? No one has of yet gotten into the car.
El Paso, which is no stranger to scandals, is facing another nick against its reputation after the TEA found its school district to be engaging in “unethical and illegal acts.”
The Sun City beats out Houston, Fort Worth, Dallas, and Austin on the Daily Beast’s top 25 “Girl Scout Cookie Capitals.”
A friend says breast cancer is the reason former El Paso County Judge Dolores Briones helped embezzle money from a program for mentally ill children.