Positively El Paso

Paws for Presents: EPFD and Chihuahuas team up for toy drive

The El Paso Fire Department and the El Paso Chihuahuas have teamed together to make the holiday season brighter for children as they proudly present “Paws for Presents,” a toy drive benefiting the Child Crisis Center.

Local folklorico dancing at Disneyland

A local ballet folklorico company is making it to the big time. The group, Valle del Sol, has been performing in the Sun City for 27 years. This weekend they take their dancing on the road to perform at Disneyland.

El Paso Museum of History seeks participants for the Festival of Trees

The El Paso Museum of History located at 510 N. Santa Fe St. will be celebrating the holiday season with a Festival of Trees starting on November 25, 2014.

Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers ready to open first El Paso location

National chicken chain Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers will open their first location in the Sun City on Thursday.

El Paso's digital wall website unveiled

You can now upload photos to the El Paso Museum of History's digital wall, with the click of a mouse.

Candlelighters holiday cards help families whose kids have cancer

Six artists were recognized today for their artwork featured on the annual Candlelighters holiday cards. One of the artists, 12-year-old Marina Frias, is a cancer survivor. Her drawing of a nutcracker was picked.

Local artist featured in the New York Times

37-year-old Jesus Alvarado, also known as Cimi, was featured in The New York Times over the weekend. The Times article mentioned his mural "El Corrido Del Segundo Barrio"

UTEP Professor awarded Córdova-Puchot Scholar of the Year Award

Richard Pineda, Ph.D., director of the Sam Donaldson Center for Communication Studies and associate professor of communication at UTEP, has been awarded the 2014 Córdova-Puchot Scholar of the Year Award from the Latina/o Communication St

Coronado High students gain recognition at journalism convention

Fourteen students from Coronado High School were recognized at the National High School Journalism Convention in Washington D.C in early November.   The students were accompanied by the school journalism teachers, Alexander Seufert an

UTEP students hold fundraiser for area food pantry

In an effort to fight hunger in El Paso, UTEP's Ceramic Art Students Association (CASA) is sponsoring the fundraiser “Panza Llena, Corazon Contento” or Full Belly, Happy Heart on Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 11a.m. to 3 p.m.

City Magazine finalist for national award

An El Paso magazine is a finalist for a national award. The Eddie and Ozzie Awards honor the biggest and most influential titles in the magazine industry.

Renderings of Savoy Apartment Loft units slated for Downtown El Paso released

Construction is expected to begin soon on the Savoy Loft Apartments project in Downtown El Paso, and now an architect involved with the development has posted renderings of what the loft units may look like once completed.

El Paso area butchers compete in National Meat Cutting Challenge

Four Borderland men are competing against butchers from around the country in the first round of a National Meat Cutting Challenge, presented by A1 in Phoenix, Arizona this Friday.

South Central El Paso park remodeled

A South Central El Paso park is looking better than ever.

Socorro High alum dances into success

A Socorro High School alum is leaping into success on stages across the country and the globe.