Tag: Orlando “Papas” Lopez

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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ELECTION FEVER: Voters to decide hotly-contested races

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Election Day has finally arrived. From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 10, citizens who did not partake in early voting will have the opportunity to cast their votes for their candidates in both the San Benito City Commission and San Benito CISD School Board elections. As …

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SBCISD PLACE 6 RACE: Medrano, Lopez at odds over superintendent investigation

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ Staff Writer reporter@sbnewspaper.com Candidates in the Place 6 race for the San Benito CISD Board of Trustees – incumbent Oscar Medrano and challenger Orlando “Papas” Lopez – agree and disagree on many issues. “My main priority is the students,” said Medrano on Monday. “After the students, I want to address the …

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