Positively El Paso

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.

New app tracks food trucks in El Paso

For food truck lovers in the Borderland the thrill of the chase is over. There's an app for that called Food Chasers. Here's how it works..

Pizza Joint ready to open new Downtown location

Local El Paso pizza favorite, The Pizza Joint will be opening up a new location in Downtown El Paso on Friday.

El Paso prepares for 78th annual Sun Bowl Parade

We may be 21-days away from the annual First Light Federal Credit Union Thanksgiving Day Parade, but it's never too early to start planning for the annual event that has dazzled El Pasoans for the past 78 years.

Girl's dream fulfilled through Amigo Airsho

The Amigo Airsho returns this weekend, after a year hiatus and a new location. The Golden Knights, Thunderbirds, and a slew of others will be taking off from the Doña Ana County International Jetport Saturday.

EPCC invites community to annual Fall Festival on Halloween

Goblins, ghouls and grades? El Paso Community College is hosting their annual Fall Festival at the Valle Verde Campus Friday night and they're hoping the entire community will come out to enjoy the family-friendly event.