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News from El Paso, Las Cruces, Juarez and surrounding communities in El Paso and Dona Ana Counties.

December, 2016

November, 2016

  • 30 November

    Free HIV Testing Offered as Part of World AIDS Day

    Photo: EP Department of Public Health

    The El Paso City Council issued a proclamation that December 1st will be known as World AIDS Day in the Sun City. This, as cities and nations work to shed light on the struggles of …

  • 30 November

    Museum of History to Premiere El Paso Woman’s Club Documentary

    Photo: City of El Paso

    As part of its ongoing exhibition recognizing the El Paso Woman’s Club, the El Paso Museum of History invites the public to attend the premiere of a new TV documentary about the Club’s history titled …

  • 30 November

    City to Hold Proposed Mobile Food Vending Ordinances

    Food truck rally / Photo: KVIA

    The City of El Paso Planning and Inspections Department would like to invite food industry stakeholders and the entire El Paso community to several upcoming meetings regarding mobile food vending regulations and the proposed changes …

  • 30 November

    TTUHSC El Paso Hosts Holiday Light Show Thursday

    Warren Love / TTUHSC El Paso

    In celebration of the holiday season, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) is hosting a free holiday light show for the public. HB Stage Productions, the special events organizer that …

  • 29 November

    City to Host 2016 Cooperative Purchasing Expo

    Photo courtesy: City of El Paso

    The City of El Paso Purchasing and Strategic Sourcing Department will host the largest business networking opportunity in the Southwest, the 2016 Cooperative Purchasing Expo from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30, at …

  • 29 November

    $900k in Donations to Create two New Projects for El Paso Zoo

    Photo: EP Zoo

    During their regular city council meeting on Tuesday, El Paso City Council approved two donations totaling nearly $900,000 for the El Paso Zoological Society. The first donation, part of a two million dollar gift from Paul Foster, …

  • 29 November

    Santa Claus is Coming to the El Paso Zoo

    Santa at the El Paso Zoo

    Santa Claus isn’t just coming to town, he’s coming to the El Paso Zoo on Saturday and Sunday, December 10 and 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors can celebrate the season with Santa …

  • 28 November

    Young Women’s Leadership Academy holds Parent Meeting Tuesday


    Ysleta ISD’s Young Women’s Leadership Academy will hold four mandatory information sessions beginning Nov. 29 for parents interested in enrolling their daughters for the 2017-2018 school year. YWLA Principal Malinda Villalobos will speak in detail …

  • 28 November

    Foundation Awards New Grants to Engage Disconnected Youth


    The Paso del Norte Health Foundation recently awarded eight grants totaling more than $900,000 under the Healthy Relationship Priority Area – IGNITE Initiative. The Foundation refers to “disconnected youth” as people between the ages of …

  • 28 November

    El Paso Opera Presents: ‘Tis the Season for Opera Holiday Concert

    Photo: EP Live

    On Saturday, December 3, 2016, the El Paso Opera will present holiday themed arias and well-known holiday songs at the Plaza Theater at 8pm. This concert will feature out of town artists Susanne Sheston (music director and …

  • 26 November

    Christmas Concert Features World-Renown Musician with Down Syndrome


    GiGi’s Playhouse, El Paso’s premiere advocate for individuals living with Down Syndrome and their families, is pleased to welcome world renown musician Sujeet Desai as its main performer of the upcoming Christmas Concert For a …

  • 25 November

    City Announces Playground Renovations


    The City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department is continuing replacement of play equipment at seven parks with Phase II of the program, comprising an overall 17 parks throughout the City that are receiving …