El Paso Times

  • News

    October 10, 2013

    How the Morning News Helped Dallas Become the City of Hate

    Two years before Kennedy was shot, extremism was already burning in Dallas. Then the Morning News fanned the flames.

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2013

    "Playboy Marfa," the Magazine's Art Installation on Highway 90, Must Be Removed, State Says

    Since it went up in late June, the giant Playboy logo alongside U.S. Highway 90 has stopped passersby and sparked debate in Marfa, the West Texas tourist town known for its modernist flair. Now it has to come down, the state says. The Texas Department of Transportation has ordered Playboy to remo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Former DISD Administrator Pleads Guilty to Test Fraud in El Paso

    Back in 2004, just after Superintendent Mike Moses leaped from DISD with his golden parachute, Lorenzo Garcia, the district's chief of instructional services, was a hair's breadth away from becoming interim superintendent. Maybe not a hair's breadth, since the board of trustees voted down his nomina ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Remembering Bruce Springsteen's 1978 Dallas Convention Center Performance...

    Am I crazy, or does Bruce look a little like Carter Albrecht here?‚ÄčLast week, a gem of a book arrived in the office--well, a gem for any Bruce fans in the building, which, I'm pretty sure is everyone? In my clouded perspective, at least, yeah.Anyway, here's why it's interesting: The Light In Darkn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2008

    The Day Before the Big Game, Bruce Sherbet's Pep Talk

    Bruce Sherbet, Dallas County's elections administrator, will leave his office this evening at about 5, 5:30, like any other day. He will grab dinner, do some reading and try to fall asleep by 11 p.m. But he fears he won't be so fortunate. Already, he has "night-before jitters," as he considers all t ... More >>

  • News

    March 8, 2007

    House of Death

    A dozen men were tortured, killed and buried in a small house in Juarez. Three years later, the U.S. government is still trying to cover up what happened.

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2006

    Dallas' "Bewildering" Group Home Problem

    The El Paso Times has been running a series of stories investigating the "living conditions and health care of people with mental illness in Texas, including the El Paso area." Today comes the paper's third part in the series, which deals with the rapid increase in the number of group homes for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2006

    Dallas to El Paso: Give Us All Y our Teachers

    Maybe that's not exactly true, but the El Paso Times is reporting this morning that Dallas Independent School District's chief teacher recruiter, Hector Flore, has been in the West Texas town...well, recruiting teachers, what else? Says in the piece that some 125 El Paso teachers have been hired by ... More >>