Category Archive: Gallery

Dec 16 2016

The Nice List

        By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Blue Knights Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club joined Santa Claus as he made a special early delivery to the boys and girls of the Esperanza B. Garza Head Start in Laguna Heights. “We are here to give to the community, to the kids who …

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Mar 18 2016

Texas Week: Police, EMS ready for crowds

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com A young man sat on the sand with his knees drawn up and his head hanging low. If passersby took note, it was to take photos of him with their smart phones before continuing on their way. The man was unable to get up and didn’t know where …

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Mar 18 2016

In Memoriam: Water District remembers beloved employee

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The Laguna Madre Water District recognized former custodian Lupe Salinas by presenting a plaque in her honor to members of her family Tuesday. The plaque is located on the exterior of the District’s office, above several rose bushes crowned by several vibrant blooms. Salinas, who died in December, …

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Mar 11 2016

Spring Breaking with Jessica Guerra

PARADE Staff Report Hard working, independent, smart, talented, single mother, and, oh yeah,knows how to handle a firearm, all accurately describe the lovely Jessica Guerra. Hailing from Brownsville, Guerra is a marketing model and ring girl at regional boxing and mixed martial arts events.She’s also no stranger to the Island, not only spending serious time here …

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Jul 10 2015

IN MEMORIAM: Family observes remembrance mass, celebration of lost fisherman

PRESS staff report Photos by Sergio Treviño July 7 marked the 27th anniversary of the deaths of Gustavo de la Lastra and Jose Edwardo de la Lastra. Their family, who donated the Cristo de los Pescadores statue at Isla Blanca Park in their honor, gathered there to hold a memorial mass and celebration for the two …

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Jun 05 2015

Dozens show for beach restoration, celebration

Special to the PRESS Approximately 50 volunteers planted 16,000 plants to enhance the protective Dune System of the beach Saturday during a collaborative beach restoration project between the Surfrider Foundation and the Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue . Local sand castle artist, Andy Hancock, was also on hand to build a sand castle. (Photos courtesy Seth …

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May 18 2015

Spring Fever

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Months of winter rain has led to a spectacular spring bloom all across the Valley. The bright reds, yellows and purples of prickly pear cactus flowers, Texas thistle and lantana provide a perfect feast for pollinating insects of all sorts. The flowers should continue to bloom on into …

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Apr 24 2015

Beach-N-Biker Fest 2015 photo gallery

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here. Tweet

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Jan 23 2015

Respeta Tu Playa Beach Cleanup

Special to the PRESS Respeta Tu Playa-Respect Your Beach and Sea Turtles, Inc. organized a beach clean-up on South Padre Island from County Access #6 to one mile north of where State Highway 100 ends; a distance of several miles. There were over 165 energetic volunteers of all ages who came out to support the …

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Sep 25 2014

PHOTO GALLERY: SpaceX – To the Future… And Beyond

Seen are various images from festivities and events surrounding the ground breaking ceremony of SpaceX, the commercial launch site to be constructed at Boca Chica Beach in Brownsville. The impact of SpaceX is expected to benefit the surrounding communities, including the Laguna Madre and Harlingen-San Benito-Brownsville metropolitan areas. Pictured in this gallery are an artist’s …

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