McAllen City Commission sets official date for special election

A special City Commission meeting was held today and the commission formally approved an ordinance calling a special election for April 4, 2015 to fill the unexpired term of City Commissioner, District 1, formerly held by Scott C. Crane.

City of McAllen becomes newest member in bike sharing program

BCycle, a non-profit local community bike share program, makes McAllen, Texas its newest BCycle city. The bike share program aims to motivate the community to be healthy and active.

After the holidays, Food Bank RGV needs some extra help

"Unfortunately hunger exists all year long," said Omar Rodriguez of the Food Bank RGV.

Numbers in for cost of McAllen Holiday Parade

We're learning more about the cost of McAllen's holiday parade.  

McAllen begins enforcing recycling compliance

"We're trying to help our environment, it all starts here in McAllen," said Delilah Martinez, the City of McAllen's Environmental Education Director.

City of McAllen releases holiday parade numbers

The McAllen Holiday Parade – the largest single-day event in the Rio Grande Valley that drew more than an estimated 200,000 people -- had an economic impact of $11.9 million in immediate, identifiable benefits to the region, according to

Students learn Texas history by playing a part

On the second Friday of 2015, the 7th grade hall of De Leon Middle School was filled with faces that shaped state of Texas between 1835-1836.

McAllen Public Works to enforce proper recycling

As 2015 gears up residents can expect changes to the current recycling bin process. Environmental Education Manager Delilah Martinez says they are encouraging residents to recycle and recycle properly.

Pharr TXdot workers to lend hand for winter weather in Dallas

"The last time we had snow here was in 2004, and it's nowhere in the same vicinity as what they are getting up north," said Octavio Saenz of TXdot.

Family lost home, 5 dogs in house fire

A McAllen family is grateful for the support they've gotten after their house burned and they lost seve