Tag: Angel Mendez

Incoming trustees to tackle district concerns

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com San Benito CISD School Board members-elect and incumbents victorious in the May 10 general election spoke candidly this week on their first orders of business upon taking office. Board members Oscar Medrano and Hector Leal found themselves earning re-election bids while newcomers Angel Mendez and Arnold Padilla unseated …

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2014 ELECTION RESULTS: Voters elect first female mayor; call for sweeping change on school board

By MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ Managing Editor editor@sbnewspaper.com In an overwhelming call for change in leadership, unofficial results of Saturday’s general elections in San Benito saw citizens elect the community’s first female mayor and institute a shift in power on the San Benito CISD Board of Trustees. According to uncanvassed votes in the San Benito City Commission …

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SBCISD PLACE 7 RACE: Pl. 7 candidates candid on hot-button issues

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Four-way political races often consist of candidates with backgrounds and views that vary; San Benito is not the exception. The Place 7 race for the San Benito CISD Board of Trustees is another fully-stacked card which sees incumbent Julian Huerta’s re-election bid challenged by Angel Mendez, Esteban “Steve” …

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