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Abogados locales ofrecen asistencia gratuita para tramitar las instrucciones medicas anticipadas
Durante 2 días abogados locales ofrecerán asistencia legal gratuita al público La Oficina de la Procuradora del Condado Jo Anne Bernal y el Centro Médico Universitario (UMC), junto con otras organizaciones locales, celebrarán el Día Nacional de las Decisiones...
Local Attorneys Offer Free Assistance To Execute Advance Healthcare Directives (Medical Wills)
El Paso County Attorney's Office and the University Medical Center of El Paso, along with other community organizations, will celebrate National Healthcare Decisions Day (April 16) with two public events highlighting the importance of advance healthcare...
Socorro Resident Arrested For Allegedly Dumping Solid Waste On Neighbor’s Property
El Paso County Attorney Jo Anne Bernal today announced the arrest of a Socorro resident who has been charged with violating the Texas Health and Safety Code by illegally dumping solid waste in Socorro, Texas. According to the El Paso County Sheriff's...
Remodeler Sentenced To Jail For Engaging In Deceptive Business Practices
El Paso County Attorney Jo Anne Bernal today announced the sentencing of a 48-year-old East El Paso resident accused of engaging in Deceptive Business Practices. On March 13, 2013, Adrian Zamarripa, owner of “A to Z Remodeling”, pled guilty in three Deceptive...
Unscrupulous Remodeler Receives Time In Jail For Engaging In Deceptive Practices
El Paso County Attorney Jo Anne Bernal today announced the sentencing of an El Paso resident accused of engaging in Deceptive Business Practices. On February 26, 2013, 35-year-old Jesus Cruz pled guilty to one count of committing a Deceptive Business...
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...
El Paso Assistant County Attorney Appointed To National Environmental Advisory Committee
The Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Lisa P. Jackson has appointed El Paso Assistant County Attorney Cristina Viesca-Santos to EPA’s 12-member Governmental Advisory Committee. The committee advices the EPA’s Administrator...
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...
First Attendance Summit To Address Truancy Problems At Local Schools
In an effort to fight truancy in El Paso schools and its underlying impact in juvenile delinquency, today the El Paso County Anti-Truancy Task Force is hosting its first Attendance Summit. The summit brings together school administrators and other educators...
Inauguration Of The New Juvenile Diversion E.M.P.O.W.E.R. Program
On Wednesday May 9, 2012, the Juvenile Probation Department will be launching its new E.M.P.O.W.E.R. program ( E ncouraging M ore P ositive O pportunities W ith E mpathy and R espect), which will focus on diverting juvenile cases involving minors with...
Dozens Of Individuals Arrested During A 3-Day Hot Check Roundup
El Paso County Attorney Jo Anne Bernal today announced the arrest of 58 individuals with outstanding warrants during a 3-day roundup that ended Thursday night. Thirty six officers from the El Paso Sheriff's Office, County Constables Precincts 1, 2...
Mural Painting Helps Rehabilitate Local At-Risk Teens
On Tuesday May 1, 2012, local authorities will unveil the second mural created in a program that uses art to rehabilitate at-risk students. The mural was painted by 11 boys and three girls from the El Paso Independent School District that are under supervision...
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