Dr. Ricardo Romo
Santiago Jimenez Sr and his sons Flaco Jimenez and Santiago Jimenez, Jr. introduced me and my whole neighborhood to Tejano music. Growing up on the Westside I spent most of my days at my dad’s grocery store on Guadalupe Street, one block from El Paso Street. Romo’s...
The Dallas Cowboys launch their first-ever Fiesta medal that goes on sale April 2. The medal will initially be sold online at shopfiesta.org and then sold at retail outlets throughout San Antonio, including H-E-B. The cost of the medal is $15. Proceeds from the sales...read more
Let’s Talk About It
In the wake of the Deer Park chemical fire, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo employed her bilingual skills to deliver updates in English and Spanish, prompting criticism from a commissioner in a neighboring county. Despite Hidalgo’s effort to communicate with Hispanic...
Just a Thought
What is folklore you might ask? It’s the traditional beliefs, customs, and stories of a community, passed through the generations by word of mouth. There are also numerous synonyms for “Folklore” to include: mythology, oral history, tradition, legends, fables, myths,...read more
Photo courtesy of miramarcemetery.com Earning his pilot’s wings months before the attack on Pearl Harbor, Roberto Cardenas was sent overseas as a B-24 pilot where he was wounded during a bombing mission. Returning to the US, he became involved in pioneering and...