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City, TXDOT Urge Caution Around New Whipple Road Traffic Lights

City, TXDOT Urge Caution Around New Whipple Road Traffic Lights

The city of Los Fresnos, with the help of the Texas Department of Transportation, has begun the installation of a new traffic lights for traffic going north on Evergreen Street to Whipple Road from Highway 100. Although no specific date to the lights being fully operational, Los Fresnos City Manager Mark Milum, as well as […]

AEP Texas Breaks Ground for New Service Center Facility in Los Fresnos

Special to Los Fresnos News LOS FRESNOS, TX – On Friday, June 9, 2017, AEP Texas officials, local dignitaries and special guests “turned the dirt” in a ground breaking ceremony for a new, $12.3 million service center facility in Los Fresnos, Texas. The Los Fresnos Service Center will house 20 employees. The new 32,350 square […]

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Los Fresnos Alum Excels as Computer Systems Manager for University of Houston

by Jessica Mize/University of Houston Work stress doesn’t get to Leo Moreno. That’s not because the position he holds as computer systems manager supporting student financials, financial aid and state reporting for the University of Houston System is an easy one – quite the contrary, actually. In fact, while being interviewed for this story, Moreno […]

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Hopes & Dreams Collectibles Hosts Book Signing

A meet and greet was held at Hopes & Dreams Collectibles located on 104 E. Ocean Blvd. on Saturday, May 13, 2017. The event included a book signing by Author Sylvia Weaver Rivera of her children’s story “Sarah and the Little Spider Prince”. Sylvia was born in San Benito Texas, raised in Los Indios and […]

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Chamber Get Together Vibrant with Color and Culture

The Los Fresnos Chamber of Commerce hosted a get together on Thursday, May 11, 2017 with the Los Fresnos High School Folklorico Dance Team and the LFHS Mariachi Nuevo Halcon as the main attraction. After the general formalities Chamber Presdient Ray Ortiz introduced Folkloric Dance Club Instructor Aurora Gomez-Solis and Latin Music Director Hector Bermea […]

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Remembering the Man Who Remembered the King

“Little Graceland” Raconteur and Curator Simon H. Vega Passes Simon Vega was born and raised in Los Fresnos, Texas. He was beloved by many in the community. Vega, who was born October 8, 1935, was a man of many talents. He taught as a high school teacher for the Los Fresnos School District, later driving […]

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The Texas Book Festival Announces 2017 Library Grant Recipients

Organization Awards Largest Amount to Date, Ethel L. Whipple Memorial Library Among Recipients AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Book Festival announced the winners of its 2016-17 Texas Library Grants at the Texas Library Association conference in San Antonio today. Forty-four public libraries across 35 Texas counties received grants totaling $100,450 – the largest amount the […]

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2017 Friends of the Ethel L. Whipple Memorial Library Scholarship Recipient

Special to Los Fresnos News The Friends of the Ethel L. Whipple Memorial Library has awarded Miss Natalie Stelling with the 2017 Scholarship. To be eligable for the scholarship applicants had to volunteer at the library in some capacity for a period of time during his or her high school career, be a senior scheduled […]

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Ethel L. Whipple Memorial Library Invites Summer Readers to Help “Build a Better World”

The Ethel L. Whipple Memorial Library has announced the 2017 Summer Reading Program entitled “Build a Better World Summer Reading”. The Program will be held in the Santos F. Solis Children’s Room of the Ethel L. Whipple Memorial Library located at 402 W. Ocean Blvd in Los Fresnos. Kindergarten, First, and Second Grade Sessions are […]

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ACCIONA and Secretary of State Pablos Inaugurate the 93 MW San Roman Wind Farm in Cameron County

ACCIONA’s new 93 megawatt wind farm will produce energy to power more than 30,000 homes LOS FRESNOS, TEXAS — Secretary of State Rolando Pablos joined ACCIONA Energy, a leading global operator of renewable energy projects, to inaugurate the 93—megawatt (MW) San Roman Wind Farm. San Roman will produce enough energy to power more than 30,000 […]

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