Archive for March, 2021

SPI June 2013

Ahh…. The Beach

With the heat wave the entire country is experiencing it is nice to know that here in the Rio Grande Valley there is an oasis called South Padre Island.  Close enough from every city in the Valley; it is the great escape for a...
by Tapia - Gonzales

david Lindo

Las Aventuras de un “Pajarero” Urbano

Este año se celebran 20 años del Festival de las Aves del Valle del Rio Grande, y los preparativos están en su fuerza. Muchas de las luminarias del mundo de las aves van a estar presentes como Jeffrey Gordon, presidente del ...
by Tapia - Gonzales

Todd Mann

Todd Mann: The Art of Leadership

I wrote this article for  the March, 2013 issue of RGV Beyond Arts & More. When Todd Mann was hired in February of 2013 to be its newest CEO, Valley Baptist Medical Center was already 90 years in the making – and still e...
by Tapia - Gonzales


Roge's shark

Shark Fishing in South Padre Island

Last week, on June 14, 2013, my nephew and a group of friends, traveled to South Padre Island, for a guy’s day out fishing. One of their favorite passtimes is to ride on kayaks into the ocean and fish deeper in the water. I a...
by Tapia - Gonzales

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Behind The Radio

For over 40 years, national public radio has been synonymous with good programing and education. Our local KMBH 88 FM radio station provides a welcoming alternative to highly commercialized radio stations by featuring a variety...
by Tapia - Gonzales