Culture / Featured

9/11 Remembrance & Commemoration

Photos & Story By Herman Delgado

 

I drove my daughter to school on Sept. 11, 2017. As I walked her to the entrance of the school, it hit me real hard. I started thinking about all the people that left their home, walked their children to school, kissed their loved one’s goodbye or got dropped off …

Business / Featured

A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING

Photos & Story By Herman Delgado

Jose and Olga Xicali started from humble beginnings and worked hard all their lives in order to make what Xicali Imports is today.

In Oxnard, Calif., Jose worked as a carpenter doing work on mobile homes and Olga labored in the factories creating women’s undergarments. On the weekends, they would go …

Featured / Health

Mental Health Minute: What Defines You?

By Ruth Anne Kramer LCSW, LCDC

With the recent tragedies of natural disasters and public shootings, it is easy to forget about every day misfortunes that occur in our own community with friends, loved ones, and maybe even ourselves. It is not out of the ordinary for some to have difficulty answering the question “who am …

Culture / Music

Kikimora, Releases First Album, Laika

By Milla Molinar

 

El Paso band, Kikimora, headlined at Tricky Falls, recently, to showcase its first album to the public.

 

“Laika,” the album’s name, is a mixture of jazz, soul, and funk and features 10 original songs written by the group.

“Laika is the first ever creature, a biological living thing that orbited the earth in 1957,” …

Featured / Sports

The Court Matador

Photos & Story by Herman Delgado

Former Parkland High School basketball star Cameron Parr has taken her basketball and all-around athletic skills up to York College in York, Nebraska. A true Parkland Matador in all three sports that she competed in during her high school days, beginning when she was a freshman and making the varsity …

Culture / Featured / Music

Conquer The World – One Song At A Time

By Herman Delgado

 

Jordan Taylor has been singing since she took the lead in, “Mother Goose,” a musical performance, in first grade. The Dallas native, who now calls El Paso home, is here to make a statement with her voice and nothing will stop her. A 2015 graduate from El Dorado High School and current sophomore …

Business / Featured

Innovative Business Hopes to Help El Paso Boom with Technology

By Paula Diaz

Beto Pallares and Robert Herrera, both successful businessmen and world travelers, saw that the El Paso Borderland lacked an innovative, sleek office workplace for work-at-home professionals, freelancers, contractors, entrepreneurs, those that are tech based and the like.

Their solution was CoWork Oasis, a communal space in Downtown El Paso where not only can one …

Culture / Sports

‘Making A Difference’ With El Pasos’ Tenacious Athletes

 

By Herman Delgado

More than 525 local high school and middle school football players took to the field at Bowie High School’s Baty-Simmang Memorial Stadium July 2017 for the Game Changers Pro Youth Football Camp. The yearly event, which last three-days, came together with the help of local high school coaches and UTEP’s coaching staff and …

Featured / Sports

Youngsters Learn Cheer At UTEP Camp

By Herman Delgado

Being a cheerleader is no easy task, and it doesn’t get easier if you expect to take your talent to the top. Some want to make the middle school cheer team; others want to make to varsity. Many want to take it to the next level, becoming a Division One cheerleader and student …