Tag: Commissioner Joe. D. Gonzalez

Winner announced in ‘Best Tamales’ contest

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com A new king was crowned in the Fifth Annual San Benito News “Best Tamales” contest on Friday. Many people crowded near a window to observe the five judges as they tasted and graded different types of tamales to determine which would reign over all the rest. “This was …

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Noe Pro, Tapia to judge tamale contest

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com With the Fifth Annual San Benito News “Best Tamales in Town” contest scheduled at noon on Friday, Dec. 13, it is now time to introduce the final two judges. Putting his musical talents to rest while he summons his tamale-eating talents will be internationally-renowned singer Noe Pro. “The …

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Radio personality looks forward to judging tamale contest

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Jay Cantu has a voice made for radio, and like most San Benitians, a taste for tamales. As the third of five judges announced for the Fifth Annual San Benito News “Best Tamales in Town” contest, which is scheduled for 12 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, Cantu will harness his experience …

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Commissioner judging tamale contest recalls family festivities

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com In the Rio Grande Valley, tamales and Christmastime go hand in hand. The people of San Benito are no exception, particularly Place 4 San Benito City Commissioner Joe D. Gonzalez. “This is one of the most exciting times that I clearly remember from when I was a little …

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City OKs pay raises, budget

Special to the NEWS The San Benito City Commission approved an $11.6 million general fund budget for FY 2013-2014 on Tuesday that includes salary increases for all employees, but designed primarily to benefit hourly wage earners employed by the city. With implementation of the budget on Oct. 1, the first day of the new fiscal …

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