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Three El Paso-area Bars Shut Down Permanently as a Result of Law Enforcement Operations by TABC and the El Paso County Attorney’s Office
“Operation Three Thorns” results in 59 felony charges EL PASO - Three central El Paso bars with confirmed association to the violent Barrio Azteca gang shut their doors permanently today after surrendering their TABC licenses as part of a pre-trial settlement...
El Paso Joins 73 Cities & Counties To Take Legal Action In Support Of Immigration Reforms
Cities For Immigration Action Sign On To Brief In Texas vs. United States Appeal; Urging Immediate Implementation of President Obama’s Immigration Reforms Today’s Brief More Than Doubles the Number Of Local Gov’ts Supporting Immigration Action 73 Cities...
El Paso County Attorney Releases the Names of Thousands of Individuals with Outstanding Hot-Check Warrants
As of Friday February 27, 2015, records of El Paso County indicate that the following individuals had a warrant for their arrest. A name placed on this list is not evidence of guilt. This information is prepared from public records and may not be current...
Local Organizations Unite To Offer Free Assistance To Execute “Medical Wills” on March 13, 2015
El Paso County Attorney's Office and the University Medical Center of El Paso are partnering with the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP) to promote the use of Advance Medical Directives (“medical wills”) in the community, particularly...
Ceremonia De Entrega De Becas “Cycle For Change” A Sobrevivientes De La Violencia Doméstica
El viernes 9 de Enero del 2015, a las 2 p.m., la Procuradora del Condado Jo Anne Bernal y la directora del refugio Villa Maria Linda Velarde, entregarán becas “Cycle for Change” correspondientes al semestre de primavera 2015 a nueve residentes del condado...
Survivors Of Domestic Violence To Receive “Cycle For Change” Scholarships In A Special Ceremony
On Friday, January 9, 2015, at 2 p.m., El Paso County Attorney Jo Anne Bernal and Villa Maria shelter director Linda Velarde will award nine El Paso residents “Cycle for Change” scholarships corresponding to the spring 2015 semester. The event will take...
County Attorney Issues Warning To El Paso Residents About Possible Roofing Contractor Scams
Stormy weather as the one El Paso is experiencing now can produce a big demand for roofing contractors. It is also a great breeding ground for “storm chasers,” fly-by-night roofing contractors who sometimes go door-to-door offering their services enticing...
Survivors Of Domestic Violence To Receive First “Cycle For Change” Scholarships In A Special Ceremony
Last year the County Attorney's Office in collaboration with Villa Maria, a local shelter for homeless women, ventured into a new form of advocacy in the realm of domestic violence by creating the cycling event titled " Cycle for Change: From...
El Paso County Unveils Residential Construction Inspection Program For Unincorporated Areas Of The County
Program will promote safer and better built houses El Paso County Judge Verónica Escobar and State Representative Marisa Márquez today announced the implementation of a Residential Construction Inspection program in the unincorporated areas of the County...
More Foster/Adoptive Families Needed In El Paso To Assist Neglected And Abused Children
The city of El Paso currently is experiencing a shortage of foster/adoptive families available to help neglected, abused or abandoned children. As of last month, in El Paso there were 96 children ready for adoption. Even more pressing is the need for...
2012 Environmental Summit “Eco Out-Reach El Paso”
EL PASO - The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), Senator José Rodríguez (D-El Paso), and El Paso County Attorney Jo Anne Bernal will host the 2012 Environmental Summit "Eco-Outreach El Paso" on Friday, October 12, 2012, at the...
El Paso County Sues Banks Associated With National Real Estate Registry Known As “MERS”
Suit alleges defendants unlawfully avoided payment of millions of dollars in recording fees El Paso County, along with nine other Texas counties, has filed a lawsuit against national financial institutions associated with Mortgage Electronic Registration...
“Project Future” Interns Complete Intensive Training Program at El Paso County Offices
On Friday July 27, 2012, El Paso County will host a graduation ceremony for 13 young adults who participated in this year's "Project FUTURE" internship program. The program was created at the beginning of the year by the El Paso Women's...