Category Archives: Del Mar College

American Bank Center Loss Of Power Leaves Cloud Of Doubt Over City Response To Last Week’s Emergency Situation

Last week when Texans were living through a historically cold winter weather event without power, safe drinking water, and many without food to eat, several Corpus Christi area residents sought shelter at the American Bank Center in downtown Corpus Christi. Local government officials had designated the site as the location where those needing a warm place to rest could find

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Top Story: Federal Agents Search Home Of CCISD School Board Trustee And A Local Construction Heavyweight

Federal agents on Tuesday searched the home of longtime Corpus Christi Independent School District Trustee John Longoria and the offices of Fulton Construction in what appeared to be a connected investigation.  Just before 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Federal authorities sent out a notice that they were at the locations conducting what they called “lawful” court action. As is typical with

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COVID-19 Claims Life Of Del Mar Board Member

Del Mar College Regent Gabe Rivas, III has died this evening from complications due to coronavirus. Mr. Rivas had been hospitalized in and out of intensive care for the past few weeks and family confirmed on Wednesday evening that Mr. Rivas had passed away in the hospital early Wednesday evening. Mr. Rivas served six years on Del Mar College Board

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Are We Making A Big Mistake By Keeping The Beaches Open? Locals Will Go Regardless and Out-of-Towners Are Coming

Matt Pierce Briscoe It was pretty much made clear at a joint city of Corpus Christi/Nueces Country press conference on Monday that Nueces Country beaches would remain open for the upcoming holiday weekend despite the ongoing and increasingly concerning rise in COVID-19 cases. Meanwhile, not far to our south, Cameron County announced Monday that effective at 7 p.m., Tuesday, June

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New Local Covid-19 Data Shows Significant Increases As The State Sets A New Hospitalization Record

Nueces County reported some 228 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday with a total of 81 persons said to be recovering in the hospital. Of the patients recovering in area hospitals, the official count lists 18 as being in the ICU. While officials say that they believe there is sufficient hospital beds and ventilators in our county, they did say

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Construction On Del Mar College South Campus Is On Track

The new Del Mar College Southside Campus is going up and officials with the college say that construction so far is going according schedule. Melinda Eddleman, Associate Director of Media Relations for Del Mar said that the project is on scheduled and that the anticipated opening in still scheduled for 2022. The site for the new $139 million dollar campus

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