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Dune restoration efforts visible from space

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com For the last six years, the Surfrider Foundation South Texas Chapter has partnered with the City of South Padre Island to restore area dunes, which help protect the Island when faced with natural disasters. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS E-edition by …

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POWC considers recall petition

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The South Padre Island Property Owners Who Care (POWC) have a recall petition ready to be submitted to the City to recall Mayor Robert Pinkerton Jr., Mayor Pro Tem JoAnn Evans, Councilman Sam Listi and Councilwoman Alita Bagley. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South …

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5 booked for Spring Break shooting

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The subjects who were arrested for the March 16 shooting incident near Blue Marlin on South Padre Island have been identified and an official incident report has been released. The subjects, all of whom reside in Alamo, are: Abdeel Cano, 22; Kimberly Cano, 20; Juan Ordaz, 18; Jose Mireles, …

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Beach-N-Biker Fest this weekend

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The sounds of rip roaring, revved-up engines will fill the streets of South Padre Island this weekend as the 11th Annual Beach-N-Biker Fest starts on Friday at the Convention Centre. The three-day charity fundraiser will feature live music, motorcycle events, a poker run, trade show and a diverse selection …

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City approves Financial Report

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The South Padre Island City Council on Wednesday approved the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for FY 2012-13, as prepared by Long Chilton, LLP. Quentin Anderson, representing the auditing firm, presented the report to the Council, and commended city leaders on South Padre Island having received its 17th consecutive …

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Teen pulled from water dies

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Around 11:20 a.m. Sunday, South Padre Island authorities responded to a call of swimmers in distress at the beach by the 5100 block of Gulf Boulevard. South Padre Island Rescue Ocean Lifeguards pulled two of the three swimmers further north near the 5500 block of Gulf Boulevard. To read the rest …

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City manager looking toward new role

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com William DiLibero has been selected as the new City Manager for South Padre Island. DiLibero brings a wealth of experience to the position, having previously functioned in similar capacities for coastal cities in Rhode Island. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre …

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BREAKIN’ BAD: Crowds start small but expected to increase

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Texas Week of Spring Break got off to an historically slow start as inclement weather kept many potential beachgoers away from South Padre Island. As the weather began to warm on Wednesday, the crowds began to show up, in particular, at Clayton’s Beach Bar, which was nearly at capacity …

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CENTRE OF ATTENTION

Editor’s Note: This is part one of a series that covers the South Padre Island City Council’s plan to significantly improve the Convention Centre. BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Over the past four months, the South Padre Island community has slowly divided over the City Council’s plan to repair and renovate the Convention Centre. …

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Dredging project on tap despite delays

BY SASHA HELLER Managing Editor editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com At last week’s South Padre Island City Council meeting, Coastal Resources Manager Reuben Treviño provided an update on the Fall 2013-14 Beneficial Use of Dredge Material Project, which has been dealing with ongoing delays. To read the rest of this story, please subscribe to the Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS …

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