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Foreclosure Rescue Scams

A San Antonio woman was contacted by a foreclosure rescue group after she became delinquent on her home mortgage in Spring 2017. She agreed to sell her home in exchange for the company paying off the approximately $92,000 remaining on the mortgage and $2,000 to cover...

Online Romance Scams

Cecilia from Laredo had no idea the man she communicated with for several weeks was a scam artist. “Adam” was a divorced father in Pennsylvania with a large inheritance but needed quick funds to help care for his daughter. Adam moved quickly, using terms like “honey”...

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

As tax season begins and you look forward to getting your refund, so do identity thieves. Tax identity theft happens when you use your Social Security Number to get a job or a tax refund. Unfortunately, you might find out you’re a victim of tax identity theft when you...

A Brief History of La Raza Unida Party

During the activism of the 1960s, the Chicano Mexicano people came to the realization that the mainstream political mechanism had only served to abuse and manipulate us. After much soul searching, we finally concluded that the only solution to our political, social,...

Ramsey Muniz has Been Released from Prison

By Charles Jones Ramsey Muniz had been released from prison on December 10, 2018, on a Compassionate release--in other words, they thought he was dying. He is a formerly incarcerated Hispanic political activist who ran for governor of Texas in 1972 and 1974, each time...

Food Pantry to Provide Food to Coast Guardsmen

A local food pantry will be providing assistance to members of the United States Coast Guard and their families suffering as a result of the ongoing partial federal government shutdown. Blessed Angels Community Center, which operates the pantry, was contacted this...

Online Purchase Scams

Online shopping continues to be a popular way to make a purchase these days. Unfortunately, it can also prove troublesome. Last year, BBB Scam Tracker reported more than 10,000 online shopping scams, more than double the reported number in 2017. In South Texas last...

Paul Elizondo: Still Swinging Hard

This article was published October 21, 2001 in La Prensa when Paul Elizondo was still performing in jazz festivals and as part of the San Antonio Jazz Orchestra. Rest in Peace Commissioner. Paul Elizondo belongs to a very special breed of musicians. “Our goal has...

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