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Positively El Paso

Gallegos announces grants for UTEP

U.S. Representative Pete P. Gallego (D-Alpine) announced a $475,000 federal grant for migrant workers and family members of seasonal farmworkers to help them earn a GED.

EPCC receives grants for GED training

El Paso Community College (EPCC) Community Education Program has received two grants to give General Educational Development (GED) training. 

Local children's author to hold book signing

His passion for writing has driven one El Pasoan to write books for children in our community.

Zoo after-howlers offers extended summer hours

The El Paso Zoo is excited to announce Zoo After Howlers- extended hour evenings this summer on the 3rd Saturday of each month (June- August). The Zoo will extend its hours until 8:30 p.m. on June 21, July 19 and August 16.

City offers a birds-eye view of San Jacinto Plaza rennovations

Construction began in 2012 at San Jacinto Plaza, but for months the park sat untouched. In January, the second phase of construction began in the park, which is scheduled to be completed by early 2015.

Sun City Craft Beer Fest: Same great taste, new great date

El Paso was treated to its first Beer Fest last year and we are proud to announce that something big is hoppyning again…the Sun City Craft Beer Festival is back for 2014!

UMC receives ACR Accreditation & Gold Seal Award

University Medical Center has again been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in breast ultrasound as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). 

El Paso Electric unveils new electric car

It's fast - it saves cash - and it's environmentally friendly..

El Pasoans headed to Special Olympic USA Games

More than 150 people—including 121 athletes and 33 coaches—will represent Texas during the Special Olympics USA Games in New Jersey in June.

Northeast skate park set to open Thursday

The City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department will host a Ribbon Cutting Dedication Ceremony on Thursday, June 12 at 8:00 a.m. for the new Northeast Regional Skate Park, 11270 McCombs Dr. in northeast El Paso.

Southwest University Park, city leaders earn statewide awards

The City of El Paso is the recipient of four prestigious awards by Texas Chapter of the American Public Works Association.

'Last Mic Standing' open-mic competition gearing up at The Fountains at Farah

The Fountains at Farah will kick-off its open-mic competition this Thursday where area musicians are invited to showcase their talent.

Former El Paso math teacher donates small fortune for scholarships

She lived modestly, saved secretly and now gives greatly. The late Dorothy Quinn was an Austin High School math teacher for 25 years and left behind a small fortune so that El Paso teens can realize their dream of going to college.

Sun Metro LIFT wins MV Transportation's regional safety award

The Sun Metro LIFT has been awarded MV Transportation’s quarterly safety award for the Southwest region.

Chick-Fil-A brings dozens of new jobs to the Sun City

A fast food restaurant is about to open a new location in town providing jobs for dozens of El Pasoans. Chick-Fil-A will open a new West El Paso location on Thursday, creating more than seventy jobs here in the Sun City.