City of El Paso reminds El Pasoans to get their Flu shot as COVID-19 cases in El Paso continue steady growth.
As the number of COVID-19 cases in El Paso remain steady, The City of El Paso has begun its campaign to remind citizens about the importance of another virus that should not be ignored, the Flu.Read full story
The City of El Paso brings awareness and resources to El Pasoans who may need support during National Recovery Month.
September is National Recovery Month. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) states that — National Recovery Month is, “a national observance held every September to promote and support new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the emergence of a strong and proud recovery community, and the dedication of service providers and community members across the nation who make recovery in all its forms possible.”Read full story
Texas does not have a gubernatorial recall provision like California, but can Governor Greg Abbott be impeached?
The 2021 California gubernatorial recall election is set to be held on Tuesday, September 14th 2021. This is a special election on whether to recall Governor Gavin Newsom from office and replace him with another candidate for the remainder of his term, which ends in January 2023.Read full story
El Paso kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month celebration with a Free Mexican Independence Day Concert.
National Hispanic Heritage Month is a period from September 15 to October 15 in the United States for recognizing the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States.Read full story
5 Ways to Celebrate Self-Care Awareness Month in El Paso
September is Self-Care Awareness Month. Taking care of yourself is one of the most important things that you can do. It can be so easy for some of us to feel an urge to take care of others, before we take care of our needs. That can be a big mistake. Whether you're a parent, a caregiver, a teacher, a healthcare worker, or just anyone who feels called to serve, you’ll only be at your best to help someone else if you are in good enough condition yourself.Read full story
The best places in El Paso to enjoy a cold one on beer lover’s day.
Beer lover’s day is September 7, 2021. According to *nationaltoday.com, the best way to celebrate National Beer Lover’s day is by, well…. Ways to celebrate beer lover’s day responsibly in El Paso:Read full story
National Food Bank Day 2021 - Spotlight on El Pasoans Fighting Hunger.
National food bank day is held annually on the first Friday in September. Here in El Paso, there are several food pantries throughout the city, but only one food bank. According to their website - El Pasoans Fighting Hunger " is El Paso's only food bank and a member of Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger-relief network.Read full story
Five of the best hiking trails in El Paso, TX.
The best hiking trails in El Paso, TX. Of all the ways to stay active and keep your body physically fit, taking a walk can be one of the simplest. But when you want to take that walk to the next level, and no I don't mean speed walking - It's time to take a hike.Read full story
El Paso's 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer’s is planned to be held in person this year + details on Alzheimer’s legislation.
According to act.alz.org, the 2021 Walk to End Alzheimer's in El Paso, TX is tentatively planned to be held in person this year on, October, 23, 2021 at La Viña Winery. Event coordinator, Brenda Maxon, stated on the event website, “We're moving forward with plans to host the Walk to End Alzheimer's in person this fall. We are planning every Walk with the health and safety of our constituents, staff, and volunteers as our top priorities. All events will implement safety protocols including physical distancing, masks (where required), contactless registration, hand sanitizing stations and more. We will continue to closely monitor Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and local guidelines to ensure Walk events adhere to recommendations and are safe for attendees.”Read full story
National Grief Awareness Day. Types of grief and where to get help in El Paso.
How do you deal with grief? Whether through the loss of a loved one, either a family member or friend. Even a significant, life-changing event that doesn’t involve death can bring grief to someone's life. The way that we deal with grief can have a lasting impact on our lives going forward.Read full story
Texas' new “constitutional carry” of handgun law goes into effect this Wednesday.
What the new law means for handgun owners in Texas. Throughout our state, Texans have had the right to carry their gun in public since 1995, when then-Gov. George W. Bush signed concealed carry into law. Texas already does not require a license to openly carry a “long gun” or rifle, and the open carry of handguns with a permit has been legal since 2016.Read full story
COVID-19 cases in El Paso continue steady growth as Governor Abbott announces “improvement” in Texas.
COVID-19 Update for El Paso, TX — CDC Week 34. According to The City of El Paso — COVID-19 results for CDC Week 34 are as follows: The community reported 4 new deaths, 827 new COVID-19 cases, and 115 delayed test results were reported by the State for a total of 141,781 cases and 2,757 deaths.Read full story
Day tripping from El Paso. Road trips worth taking before Labor Day.
Ideas for quick and easy day trips from El Paso, TX. The end of Summer is drawing nearer with the official date this year being, Wednesday, September 22, 2021. *Labor Day is called the "unofficial end of summer" because it marks the end of the cultural summer season. Many take their two-week vacations during the two weeks ending Labor Day weekend. Many fall activities, such as school and sports, begin about this time. Labor Day this year falls on, Monday, September 6th.Read full story
Are you ready for some football, El Paso? Which NFL team is your favorite + who will win The Battle of I-10?
It's football season El Paso! The third week of NFL preseason games is coming up, and so is the regional rivalry between UTEP and NMSU known as "The Battle of I-10" which is this Saturday, August 28th in Las Cruces.Read full story
The Best Thrift Stores in El Paso to shop on National Secondhand Wardrobe day.
Do you know what day it is? Today is Secondhand wardrobe day, no really that's a thing. According to the National Day Calendar, "National Secondhand Wardrobe Day encourages deals and savings each year across the United States on August 25. Find steals in secondhand and consignment stores all day long on gently worn clothing for all ages."Read full story
As COVID-19 numbers continue to rise in El Paso County, FDA approves first COVID-19 vaccine.
Today the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) announced the approval of, “the first COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine has been known as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, and will now be marketed as Comirnaty (koe-mir’-na-tee), for the prevention of COVID-19 disease in individuals 16 years of age and older. The vaccine also continues to be available under emergency use authorization (EUA), including for individuals 12 through 15 years of age and for the administration of a third dose in certain immunocompromised individuals.”Read full story
Live Active EP to host 3K walk / run at Memorial Park to celebrate 1-year anniversary.
The City of El Paso’s “Live Active EP” initiative is inviting the public to join in a celebration of their one-year anniversary by keeping active and staying fit. On Saturday, August 28th — Live Active EP will host a 3K Walk/Run Challenge at Memorial Park from 8am — 10 am. The event will include; fitness activities, family games, informational booths, giveaways, music, and prizes.Read full story
Wrong way crash averted on I-10, El Paso Police Department arrest driver for DWI.
El Paso Police Department report wrong way crash tragedy averted, driver arrested on I-10. Sgt. Enrique Carrillo, the Public Information Officer for the El Paso Police Department, issued a news release on Thursday, August 19, 2021, regarding the DWI arrest of a wrong way driver in the early morning hours on Wednesday.Read full story
Texas Supreme Court rules in favor of Abbott’s ban on mask mandates, as El Paso City Council votes to sue.
Local Health Authority, Dr. Hector Ocaranza announced yesterday a planned mask mandate for all indoor establishments in El Paso, County (including schools), beginning on Wednesday morning. Dr. Ocaranza stated that the mandates would remain in effect for 30 days and then based on the number of COVID-19 cases in El Paso would be revised if necessary.Read full story
Ten of the healthiest restaurants in El Paso, TX. Which one is your favorite?
Your best options for a healthy bite in El Paso, TX. When it comes to food, people want choices. There’s nothing like a home cooked meal, good food enjoyed, hopefully with good company. But when you’re out and about either working, running errands, or traveling, it can be a good idea to know where the best local spot is for a healthy meal on the go.Read full story