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The hero of Mexico's symbolic 1862 Battle of Puebla was a third-generation Texan from a family that was already in San Antonio during the American Revolution...Ignacio Zaragoza's army included hundreds of Tejanos and Americans, including his cousin
Search This Blog Search Follow This Blog Recent Posts April 24 Mineta San Jose International Airport received the city's approval this month to negotiate a lease with Signature Flight Support to build an elite corporate jet center. April 24 Hertz 24/
Texans love to boast about the republic they enjoyed after divorcing Mexico, but no place celebrates the six flags over the state quite the way San Antonio does. The city has started its celebration of its history called Fiesta , whose signature
To its defenders Texas is an economic powerhouse, the only big state that weathered the recession with aplomb, a place where people from all over the world can still pull themselves up by their bootstraps. The critics argue that Texas has managed
Smokers have been banned from lighting up along the routes of three San Antonio parades. The San Antonio City Council on Thursday extended a public smoking ban to routes along the River Parade, the Battle of Flowers Parade and the Flambeau Parade...
30 a.m. at the San Jacinto Monument, built in the 1930s to commemorate Sam Houston's dramatic victory over Mexican leader Gen...More than 600 Mexican troops were killed and more than 700 captured in the brief afternoon battle that represented a sea
Texas Texas celebrates its 175th anniversary this week of the clash with Mexico that allowed the state to become its own nation. As significant battles go, the size of the armies involved in the battle at San Jacinto in 1836 was relatively modest...
Lone Star State celebrating 175th anniversary Special to Magazine Published: Apr 17, 2011 They called themselves Texians...After more than a year of conclaves and failed negotiations, citizen delegates from early settlements met at Washington-on-the-
Volunteer opportunities Houston's Easter egg hunt needs a helping hand April 8, 2011, 11:14PM Share Resources Help kids have a safe, fun time at an Easter egg hunt later this month. The hunt, part of the city of Houston's official Easter celebration,
An impact like the Alamo's cannons Museum of Natural Science offers glimpse into Texas' past via artifacts March 6, 2011, 4:37PM Share Houston's Museum of Natural Science, an institution best known for minerals, mummies and the mysteries of chemistry,