Courtesy Raul Leal, CLOSED INDEF. – Lexington Avenue, between Chihuahua and Guadalupe was closed on Tuesday, September 7, 2010 and will remain closed for the duration of the project as it is called for in the plans to be closed indefinitely. Detour in effect. ● CLOSED INDEF. – Sanders Avenue between Guadalupe and Chihuahua Streets
Archives for October 2010
Today is the last day to vote in early voting for the city elections that include the race for municipal court judge. The Caballero and Ramos families respectfully ask for your vote for former Associate Municipal Court Judge Juan Caballero. Election day will be on Tuesday November 2, 2010.
Courtesy Lesley Lopez, WASHINGTON- Small businesses are the engine of our economy, creating nearly two-thirds of the new jobs over the last 15 years. The current recession has hit American small businesses especially hard – with most of the job losses at the end last year at the smallest firms. A new analysis finds
Courtesy Lesley Lopez, New Standard Questionnaires Make Disability Decisions Quicker and More Accurate WASHINGTON – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced today that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has released three new disability benefits questionnaires for physicians of Veterans applying for VA disability compensation benefits. This initiative marks the beginning of a major reform
Courtesy Richard Pauza, LAREDO, TEXAS – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Laredo Port of Entry this weekend seized $12.7 million in heroin, the largest heroin seizure in the history of the port. The seizure occurred on Oct. 24 at Lincoln-Juarez Bridge when a CBP officer referred a 2001 Scania Irizar bus
Courtesy Xochitl Mora, The utilities contractor, MTZ Construction for the new Laredo I.S.D. Transportation Facility will be closing East Locust Street, between Springfield Avenue and Monterrey Avenue, today Tuesday, October 26, 2010, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.. The work will consist of a water main lowering, and two water connections for the new facility. Below
Courtesy Richard Pauza, LAREDO — As the U.S.-Mexico border community prepares for the upcoming All Souls Day (Día de Los Muertos) holiday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) are advising the traveling public that certain agricultural items that are used in holiday decorations are prohibited from entry to the U.S.
Courtesy Joe Baeza, On Friday, October 22, 2010, at approximately 2:22 pm, the Laredo Police Department Communication Section received a 911 call from a man in North Laredo reporting that he had received several calls to his cellular telephone from an unknown female asking for help from an unknown cell number which was being
Federal, state and local officials came together to celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony for the Cuatro Vientos Interchange. Present were (left to right) Alfonso Arguindegui; Mayor Pro Tempore Johnny Rendon; Representative Ryan Guillen; Mayor Raul G. Salinas; Congressman Cuellar; Senator Judith Zaffirini; Albert Quintanilla, P.E., TXDoT Laredo District Engineer; Representative Richard Raymond; Council Member Mike Garza;
Courtesy Xochitl Mora, Laredo, TX – – The City of Laredo Health Department (CLHD) wants to protect you and your family against seasonal influenza (FLU) and pneumonia; and is recommending that EVERYONE get vaccinated now! Every year over 36,000 persons die of FLU and FLU complications and last year over 17.000 alone died from H1N1