Maria Cortes Gonzalez, El Paso Times

Maria Cortes Gonzalez

El Paso Times

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Recent articles by Maria:

Fred Loya family cancels El Paso Holiday Light Show due to coronavirus pandemic

Not surprising, the Fred Loya family has decided to cancel its holiday light show to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. → Read More

Salata franchise to open its first West Texas location Thursday on El Paso's West Side

El Pasoans have a new option for healthy eating: Salata. The restaurant chain offers tasty dressings and lots of fresh salad toppings. Check it out. → Read More

Taco Tote by UTEP has closed its doors, but owners are looking for new site in El Paso

El Pasoans near Kern and Downtown may miss their Taco Tote. The restaurant closed Oct. 7, but ownership says they are looking for a new site. → Read More

Texas election 2020: What you need to know about early voting

Early voting in Texas: Here's what you need to know when voting early for the November general election. → Read More

Family mourns Leo Lugo, Gadsden ISD teacher from El Paso who died from COVID-19

The Gadsden ISD moves its date for students to return to classrooms after a Chaparral High School teacher dies due to the coronavirus. → Read More

Grammy winners King & Country to perform drive-in concert

Need an uplifting night? Grammy winners King & Country to perform a drive-in concert in El Paso. Find out the details. → Read More

YWCA's Walk a Mile in Her Shoes will be virtual, raise funds to help survivors of domestic violence

Domestic violence has increased nationally because of COVID-19. Find out how to help survivors in El Paso with Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. → Read More

Catholic Diocese: One other quarantining along with Bishop Mark Seitz, Mass to continue

Bishop Mark Seitz works from home while quarantining from coronavirus. Diocese continues at 25 percent capacity for Sunday Mass. → Read More

Mount Cristo Rey pilgrimage canceled because of coronavirus pandemic; cases increasing

The Mt. Cristo Rey pilgrimage is canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic; cases increasing. → Read More

El Paso author Benjamin Alire Sáenz talks about awards, writing amid the 2020 pandemic

Catch up with El Paso author Benjamin Alire Sáenz. How has 2020 and the pandemic affected his creativity. → Read More

Celebrate 100 years of Scenic Drive with sunrise on Sunday

Celebrate 100 years of Scenic Drive with sunrise on Sunday → Read More

Plans for El Paso Children's Museum unveiled during groundbreaking at Downtown location

The architect of the future El Paso Children's Museum says children will be able to have their heads in the clouds, while their feet are on the floor. → Read More

Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers opens with big line on El Paso's East Side

El Pasoans flocked to the East Side for the first day of business at Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers. Are you familiar with the franchise? → Read More

El Paso Zoo staff mourn loss of Amur leopard, Ivan, who had kidney disease

Ivan was diagnosed with a degenerative kidney disease for over two and a half years. → Read More

Southwest University Park to feature Movie Night at the Ballpark with 'Despicable Me'

The cost will be $40 per on-field pod. Each pod will accommodate up to four guests. → Read More

Radio station KLAQ swaps haunted house for Drive Down the Devil's Highway amid coronavirus

Radio station KLAQ-95.5 FM is planning a safe drive-thru haunted house experience amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out the details. → Read More

Throwing shade on the Sun City? Some H-E-B cola can wraps cut off El Paso in Texas logo

Some El Pasoans are feeling disrespected by the Texas grocery store chain, H-E-B. Find out why. → Read More

History Channel's 'American Pickers' show is coming to Texas; how to bring them to El Paso

"American Pickers" TV show is coming to Texas. Find out how to lure pickers Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz to El Paso. → Read More

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile coming to El Paso Friday

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile coming to El Paso Friday. Find out where. → Read More

Diocese: Video shows destruction of statue in El Paso cathedral; fund will be set up

The El Paso Diocese will create a fund for the destroyed Sacred Heart of Jesus statue and St. Patrick Cathedral. Find out more about the vandalism. → Read More