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Name: Pete Banda
Date registered: November 17, 2010

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  1. The tale of the comfortable bus: What Jack has in store for us this week — April 19, 2019
  2. Dedicated to Prevailing: Ayssa Mercado receives commemorative day — April 19, 2019
  3. Public hearing unlikely for Garcia — April 19, 2019
  4. High school student takes his own life — April 19, 2019
  5. Million Dollar Bond, shooting suspect arraigned — April 19, 2019

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  1. Limón returns to work; tackles staffing, insurance at SBCISD — 122 comments
  2. No one is safe: All school departments subject to staff reductions according to policy — 105 comments
  3. CHEER DRAMA: T-shirt controversy leads to physical altercation reported at SBHS pep rally — 92 comments
  4. BREAKING: Trustees recommend reinstating Janie Gonzalez — 89 comments
  5. City, SBCISD hopefuls file for candidacy — 73 comments

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Apr 05 2019

Jack Garcia support material

Office Procedure Manual pg 19 A Tweet

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Apr 05 2019

Treviño family seeks answers outside San Benito

By DAVID LOPEZ editor@sbnewspaper.com Tuesday morning, April 2, members of Ricky Treviño’s family and their spokesperson, Alfonso Benavides, were present at Cameron County Commissioners Court during a regular meeting to demand the release of the names of two constables allegedly involved in the fatal shooting of Ricky Treviño III on Dec.7 2018. Alfonso Benavides spoke …

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Apr 05 2019

SBCISD confirms Jack Garcia’s firing: Officials remain silent about details

By J. NOEL ESPINOZA Special to the NEWS A week after the firing of Jack Garcia, the longtime director of the After School Program, San Benito Consolidated Independent School District administrators still have not revealed the reasons behind his termination. Since last week, the NEWS tried via email to inquire about the details of Garcia’s …

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Mar 29 2019

SBCISD Washington D. C. trip price tag over $109,000

By J. NOEL ESPINOZA Special to the NEWS Although school administrators have not released the financial details about a trip to Washington D. C. this summer, the News has learned the excursion will cost $109,775.25. According to a document obtained by the News, the total amount includes model schools, conference, vendors, and costs. Another document …

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Mar 29 2019

Mayor Pro Tem’s husband accused of harassment and intimidation

By DAVID LOPEZ editor@sbnewspaper.com Alfonso Benavides, local activist and spokesperson for the family of Ricardo Treviño, the 21-year-old San Benito resident who was shot and killed by San Benito police officers on Dec. 7 of 2018, has filed a police report accusing David Lee Hernandez, the husband of San Benito Mayor Pro Tem Carol Lynn …

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Mar 29 2019

Commissioner Gonzales remains hospitalized, misses meetings

By DAVID LOPEZ editor@sbnewspaper.com City of San Benito Commissioner Antonio “Tony” Gonzales was admitted to Solara hospital in Harlingen over three weeks ago in early March due to complications with pneumonia. “If I walked a bit, even 10 steps, I would get real tired, and my chest hurt bad,” said Commissioner Gonzales over the phone. …

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Mar 29 2019

Interim Chief appointed: Officers’ names released; Galvan steps down

By DAVID LOPEZ editor@sbnewspaper.com Tuesday night’s special city meeting concluded with the appointment of Assistant City Manager Fred Bell as San Benito Interim Police Chief in order to oversee an Internal Affairs Investigation into the police officers involved in the shooting and death of Rick Treviño III on Dec.7. The names of the six San …

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Mar 28 2019

BREAKING NEWS! Carman Fires Jack Garcia, Long Time Director of After School Program

By J. NOEL ESPINOZA Special to the NEWS   Five weeks after he was placed on administrative leave, San Benito Consolidated Independent School District Superintendent of Schools Dr. Nate Carman fired Jack Garcia, the longtime director of the District’s After School Program and a former Mayor of San Benito. Garcia, who was also the district’s …

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Mar 22 2019

City manager’s contract extended

By FREDDY JIMENEZ editor@sbnewspaper.com Earlier this week, City leaders approved an extension for City Manager Manuel De La Rosa’s contract. At a City Commissioner’s meeting held on Tuesday, March 19, one of the agenda items listed under executive session was the “Discussion pursuant to Texas Government Code…regarding the City Manager contract.” After two hours of …

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Mar 22 2019

Audio reveals officers’ conversation during shooting

By FREDDY JIMENEZ editor@sbnewspaper.com   Newly uploaded footage of Ricardo Treviño III’s fatal shooting has revealed activity by the police officers involved. In a Facebook post, Joanne Garza, sister to Treviño’s mother April Flores, uploaded a video widely shared by the community of her nephew’s death; however, this particular video had additional audio that depicts …

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