Tag: Los Fresnos

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Two nabbed for vehicle burglaries

PRESS Staff Report On Sept. 17, Port Isabel police arrested two suspects allegedly involved in five vehicle burglaries in Port Isabel. According to police reports, the thefts happened at Shark Tank, Port Isabel High School’s parking lot, Walgreens, Casa Rosa and The Gym. Witnesses noticed two subjects, one male and one female, looking into cars …

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Woman on mission after husband’s death

By CHRISTINA R. GARZA Special to the PRESS LOS FRESNOS – A Marine Corps Meritorious Mast award to Edoardo “Eddie” Polanco is on display at his home in Los Fresnos. Among the many achievements listed is Eddie Polanco’s participation in 25 tactical convoys covering over 6,000 miles in Iraq, where he served two tours before …

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ON THE COVER: Blazin’ with Bianca

By RAY QUIROGA South Padre Parade rayq@portisabelsouthpadre.com If you’re going to spend some quality time with Bianca Alvarado, our advice is to be prepared, be ready and have plenty of energy to keep up with her. Yes, get plenty of rest, drink your coffee and maybe down a few energy drinks because this 23-year old …

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Big Squeeze auditions to be held in Los Fresnos

Special to the Parade Texas Folklife announces its seventh annual Big Squeeze accordion contest for up-and-coming Texas musicians, 21 years of age or younger. The non-profit that endeavors to preserve and promote Texas’s diverse cultural heritage is looking for great players in any genre of accordion-based music, including zydeco; Cajun; German, Czech, and Polish polka; …

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Local cities unite to fight Brownsville

By MARTHA McCLAIN Special to the PRESS Leaders of small cities in Cameron County are uniting to fight the long-running land-grab movement by Brownsville. Tuesday night, Laguna Vista town leaders met to approve a resolution calling upon State Rep. Rene Oliveira and State Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr. to “take all steps necessary, including, but not limited …

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PRCA Rodeo, CCFLS set in February

By JOE BOCANEGRA Special to the Parade Coming Friday, February 1, the Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo, Cameron County Fair and Livestock show will once again make its appearance as citizens from all over the Valley bring their wares to be judged so they can be deemed the best of the 2013 year. The rodeo, already …

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