Diana Eva Maldonado

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Diana Eva Maldonado is the Digital Editor for the Brownsville Herald, Valley Morning Star and Coastal Current. She can be reached at dmaldonado@valleystar.com or (956) 421-9872 or (956) 982-6618.

Rookie of the Year: San Benito technician wins national award

SAN BENITO — Whether it’s replacing outdated computer equipment, performing upgrades or troubleshooting electronic systems, technician James Baker, 38, has the skills for fixing...

Businesses prepare for a different Mother’s Day

HARLINGEN —Mother’s Day is known for being a day to take mothers out for dinner, send them flowers while they are working or spending...

Boca Chica Beach, highway to close for SpaceX testing

Highway 4 headed to Boca Chica Beach will be temporarily closed on Monday, May 11 for SpaceX testing of its newest rocket. Cameron County Judge...

Cold front will bring thunderstorms to the Valley

The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the entire Rio Grande Valley. The watch will take effect this evening...

Los Fresnos to hold in-person graduation on May 30

The Los Fresnos Consolidated Independent School District announced Thursday night that it will move forward with in-person commencement ceremonies. The district said because the Texas...

Rio Grande City taking precautions following positive case

Rio Grande City confirmed employees were sent home after it was discovered one city employee had been in contact with a coworker of the...

SpaceX Selected by NASA for Artemis Moon Mission

NASA named SpaceX as one of three U.S. companies selected to design and build spacecrafts capable of landing humans on the moon for the...

Texas tops 2 million unemployment claims during outbreak

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has passed the 2 million mark in unemployment claims filed since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, officials said...

Rep. Gonzalez suffers fractures in fall

U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, will be working from home for the next few weeks after sustaining an injury Thursday. According to a news release,...

County Clerk, Tax Assessor’s offices to reopen today

The office of the Cameron County Clerk Sylvia Garza-Perez and Tax Assessor-Collector Tony Yzaguirre Jr. will re-open their office lobbies to the general public...