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Anybody who’s been to a professional soccer game – or watched one on TV – can attest that half the fun is being in the presence of die-hard fans. 


John Guerrero – aka Johnny G. – channels his inner race car driver quite easily. The 1966 Burges High School graduate is a U.S. Navy veteran, is retired from a 24-year stint as an El Paso police officer, and has been an investigator for the federal public defender's office for the past 23 years.

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#ElPasoStrong, print, August 2019, by El Paso artist Patrick Gabaldon, an attorney by day, pays tribute to the 22 people who died in the Aug. 3 mass shooting in El Paso. The piece is in contrast to most of Gabaldon’s work, which typically depicts borderland attributes and landmarks in bold, …

2021 Women of Impact

YWCA El Paso Del Norte CEO Dr. Sylvia Acosta was set to give a speech at the Unidos Conference in San Diego on Aug. 3, 2019, when the Walmart shooting happened.

The YWCA El Paso Del Norte had good reason to name a young woman’s award for Dr. Azuri Gonzalez, Director of the Center for Community Engagement at UTEP.

As a young labor and delivery nurse, Tasha Hopper spent many days with women waiting for doctors to arrive and deliver their babies.

Dr. Kristina Mena walked into the small house in the colonia where a young woman lived with her small children and her mother. There was no running water, no paved roads, no access to transportation.

Fearless. That’s how EPCC President Dr. William Serata describes Keri Moe, his Associate Vice President for External Relations, Communication and Development.

The woman on the phone was frantic and suicidal because she couldn’t afford shots for her cat. Another woman who sat outside the grocery store with her daughter selling trinkets had a big growth on her neck. A dog was running loose on the freeway.

Music Makers

Tom Lea

Thomas Calloway Lea III – the renown muralist, illustrator, novelist and historian – was also a highly regarded war correspondent whose paintings of World War II were worth more than a million words.

Better in Boots

Streetcar Talk

If you spend time around UTEP football coach Dana Dimel, you would never know that his team has won just one game in the last two years. He has an outgoing personality and a friendly approach to fans and media – traits reminiscent of Mike Price, the beloved former UTEP head coach.

Second Act


Prescription opioid medications – such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine and codeine – can help treat pain after surgery or after an injury, but they carry serious risks, including addiction, overdose and death.

Social Security


Forget pumpkin pie. Ruli's International Kitchen's owner and chef provides this recipe using the often-forgotten part of the pumpkin – its seeds.

While you can find fresh (or canned) pumpkins at most neighborhood grocery stores, here’s where you can find farmer’s fresh pumpkins.

Is it a fruit or a vegetable? This and other fun facts about the fall staple.



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