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Opioid Abuse & What It Costs Our Society

By Robert W. Vera, MD, FACOG LCSW/LCDC – email: rwvg57@gmail.com

 

Our health is largely linked to our behavior. A recent article in City Beat dealt with how risky behaviors affect our health. Alcohol and drug abuse is risky behavior. It costs us our health and it costs society in broken families, homelessness, crime, poverty, the spread …

Culture / Featured

Getting a New Lease on Wildlife: Second Chance Wildlife Rescue Relocates

By Staci Engman

“This is our little heaven. Haven for them, heaven for us,” certified wildlife rescuer Josie Karam said of Second Chance Wildlife Rescue (SCWR) and the sick, orphaned, or injured animals she and other dedicated volunteers rehabilitate there. SCWR, the largest wildlife rescue facility in West Texas, is located on seven rugged acres and …

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Leaders Who Highly Impact and Inspire

Ivette K. Caballero
17 Priceless Things to Make You Happier

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Things in life are not as complex as we perceive at times. This tends to happen for various reasons like thinking too much and accepting some lies as truths. What we believe in and what we feed our minds with has a positive or negative effect …

Featured / Sports

FOUR-TIME TEXAS STATE CHAMPIONS

Story and photos by Herman Delgado

 

Many words come to mind when describing the 2017 UIL Class 4A State Champion San Elizario High School Boys Cross-Country team. Work ethic, determination, passion, love, commitment, dedication, unity and family are some one can pick up while standing out on the track and inside the athletic field house.

These young …

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 …

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Mental Health Minute:

By Ruth Anne Kramer LCSW, LCDC

 

Strengthening Your Relationships

 

What comes to mind when you think of the New Year? Many people think “How can I become a better ME?” What if that question were changed to “How can we come a better WE?” January is known for a time of News Year’s resolutions, BUT it is …

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 …