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[22 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]

Courtesy Armando Saldaña,
What’s fun and good for kids and teens this summer? The healthy meals and snacks provided by the Summer Food Program are what’s good for kids and teens this summer. To enjoy the free meals, kids just need to show up at the listed locations. Call 2-1-1 or view the attached document for serving times and locations. Laredo Independent School District announces the sponsorship of the free Summer Food Service Program.
Laredo recreation centers, pools, libraries, churches, housing centers and more will continue the Summer Food Program through August …


[22 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]

The Lyons Spray Park  will be closed due to mechanical problems, Park Officials state that there is no timeline as to when the Spray Park will be open but they will do everything possible to open the water park as soon as possible. 


[22 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]
Community Development Sweeps Through Neighborhood

“Operation Clean-Up” hits District V

Laredo, TX—Inspectors from various City departments will team up on Friday, July 24, 2009 to make a sweep of an area in City Council District V educating about and enforcing City codes.
The campaign will encompass the following central Laredo neighborhood:  Monterrey Avenue to San Francisco Avenue, between Montgomery and Locust, including Ash and Elm Street.  Inspectors from Community Development (Code Enforcement division), Police (Ordinance division), Health (Animal Control division) and Building Development Services (Zoning Inspection division) will be walking door-to-door on Friday.  They will be speaking …


[22 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]

The Laredo Civic Center Pool will be closed due to overnight vandalism, City Officials state that there is no timeline as to when the pool will be open but they will do everything possible to open the pool as soon as possible.  For information regarding Learn to Swim lessons held at the Civic Center call the Laredo Parks & Leisure Aquatics Division at 795-1765 for more information. 


[22 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]
Congressman Cuellar is new Vice-Chairman of Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute

Courtesy Vanessa Bilanceri
WASHINGTON, D.C. –   Congressman Henry Cuellar, a Democrat representing the 28th District of Texas, is now Vice-Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI).  Congressman Cuellar was voted in by the CHLI Board of Directors at its July 9th private meeting.  He fills a spot that has been vacant since February 2009 when Raquel “Rocky” Egusquiza, then with the Ford Motor Company Fund, stepped down.
 “The CHLI Board of Directors is extremely pleased that Congressman Henry Cuellar, a colleague and personal friend, has agreed to take on this important …


[22 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]

Laredo, TX-the Laredo Broncos ended the first half ULB season on a losing note, as they lost the Edinburg Roadrunners by a score of 3-1 at Veterans Field, on Tuesday.
The Roadrunners grabbed the early lead in the first inning.  Bryon Smith gave them a 1-0 lead on a rbi single, which scored Robert Matlock from 2nd.
Both starting pitchers were on cruise control during the early part of the game.  Broncos’ starter Tano Tijerina settled down after the first inning.  He only allowed one batter to reach against him from the …