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Lower gas prices

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Charlando de Cine y TV

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Cocina de Tia Yole

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New program opens up wide variety of career fields for study

by Peter Moralez The Nave Museum is exhibiting photographs, photo collages and a multimedia installation by Maurice Roberts. Contributed photo by Maurice Robers.

VISD offers new options for students

Nave Museum shows photos of Art Cars

by Peter Moralez

This art can move you

should be fun. And this exhibition is certainly fun." In addition to Roberts' photographs, there is a multimedia power point program that's on a viewable loop. This program gives visitors an opportunity for a closer look at the wide range of entrants in the Houston Art Car Parade. There are also a couple of dozen miniature art cars that were created by local school children under the direction of their art teachers. Children from three different campuses participated in the art show. Students from Memorial High School's Stroman campus, as well as from both Vickers and Chandler Elementary Schools made miniature cars. The school program was sponsored by the Manhattan Art Program (MAP). "Victoria is one of the few school districts chosen nationally for participation in MAP ," said Trafton. "We are very fortunate to be selected for this program that offers artistic outlets to school children." Locally, the program was coordinated by Candace Coyle, Torres Elementary School teacher. "Twenty five students at each campus were chosen to participate in the Art Car exhibit," said Coyle. "We told the kids about the exhibit. Then we showed them slides of some of the vehicles that had participated in the parade. Then we turned them loose to create their own miniature versions of an art car." Children at Vickers and Chandler were given a miniature Lamborghini that was purchased at the dollar store. In addition, they were given a wide range of media to decorate their cars. Stroman

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Victoria Independent School District (VISD) has expanded its Career and Technical Education programs (CTE) to give students unlimited educational opportunities starting in the fall semester of 2010. Those educational opportunities cover a wide range of disciplines.

The latest exhibit to grace the walls of the Nave Museum is entitled Art Car Photographs and will be open to the public through July 3. The exhibit consists of 42 photographs by Maurice Roberts. Roberts is the official photographer for the annual Art Car Parade in Houston. "The Art Car Photographs, along with the Art Car Parade, that opened the exhibit, gave Victorians an opportunity to experience the wide parameters that encompass art," said Morgan Trafton, new executive director of the Victoria Regional Museum. "I feel that art

VISD's Career & Technical Education teachers and students showcase the CTE program to Juan Linn students. Pictured are Jeff Vuillemin, VISD's Animation, Graphic Design and Commercial Photography Career and Technology instructor pictured with his Computer Multimedia and Animation Technology students, Courtney Rab, Brittney Holland, Ashlee Pawlik, Bethany Reyes, Matthew Hernandez. Also pictured are VISDs Health Science students Macy Schroeder and Melanie Tesch. Joseph Holochwost, VISD's Robotics/Engineering Career & Technology instructor, is pictured with his 8th grade Howell students, Ethan Hoover and Israel Arraiga. Contributed photo.

Fields of study include Health Science Technology, Cosmetology, Welding, Criminal Justice, Automotive Technology, Agricultural Science, Computer Maintenance Technicians, Construction Technology, Food Production, Management and Service, Electrical Trades, Automotive

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La Comunidad

VICTORIA

June 5 CHURCHWIDE GARAGE SALE ­ at the Second Baptist Church, 1802 Lone Tree Road from 6am-? Call 361.575.3994 for more information. JUNETEENTH GOSPEL FEST ­ at First United Methodist Church from 12pm6pm. Sponsored by Old Landmark Committee. Contact Sandra Avery at 361.573.4187 or Gary Moses at 361.573.2853 for more information. June 11-12 SHRIMPFEST 2010 ­ at San Antonio Bay in Seadrift on June 11th from 4pm-midnight and June 12th from 6:30am-1am. Gate fee is $5 per day. Kids under 6 free (accompanied by an adult). Bands performing: Los IV Del Barrio, Country Crossin' and Rhythm of the Road and Charlie Robinson. Activities, contest pageants, cook off, race, and tourney, food booths, crafts and arts. For more information go to SeadriftChamber.com or call 361.785.3424 for more information. June 13 FRIENDS OF ZANE BENEFIT BBQ & AUCTION ­ at Riverside Convention Center, 1407 W. Red Fiver from 10am-6pm. Brisket plates are $7. Silent Auction is 10am-2pm. Raffle Drawing at 2pm. Live Auction from 3pm-6pm. Entertainment will be available for children. For more information or tickets, call 361.678.7277 or go to www.friendsofzane.info June 15 & July 3 2ND ANNUAL "FUENTES" BARBECUE COOK OFF ­ at Riverside Park Lion's Blvd. No. B (across from Zoo). Entry Fee is $50 (due by June 15). Categories include: Brisket, ribs, beans, and chicken. Each category will be awarded trophies from 1st to 3rd place. For more information, call Joe Fuentes at 361.652.4190. June 16 VICTORIA PROFESSIONAL EXPRESS NETWORK ­ a local ABWA chapter, will be holding their monthly luncheon at Victoria Country Club on Wednesday, June 16th from 11:30-1pm. Lunch for members is $15 and for guests is $20. Please call 361.442.1044 JUNETEENTH OLD FASHION PICNIC ­ at the CWV Hall from 11am-4pm. The Old Landmark Committee will sponsor picnic. For more information, contact Sandra Avery at 361.573.4187 or Gary Moses at 361.573.2853 June 20 KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS NO. 1329 CHICKEN BBQ ­ to be at K of C Hall at the corner of Airline Dr. and Ben Wilson St. at 8:30am until sold out. Prices are $6 per chicken; $1.50 per pint of Spanish rice and beans. Proceeds benefit various council projects. Call the Hall Sunday morning at 361.575.9214 for more information. June 22 for more info. Special Guest Speaker will be Glen Baecker, CLU of Life Happens Presentations and the topic will be "Culture Shock: What you don't know that you don't know" June 19

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June 8 GRAND OPENING OF REDESIGN OF PRESIDIO LA BAHIA ­ to be held 1.5 miles South of Goliad off Hwy. 183 from 10:30am-1pm. Ribbon cutting will be 10:30am. Rededication & Blessing by David E. Fellhauer, Bishop of the Diocese of Victoria. RSVP for lunch by calling La Bahia at 361.645.3752 or e-mail [email protected] June 11 SENIOR CITIZEN BAKE SALE ­ at 601 W. Pearl, Goliad from 8am-2pm. There will be craft items and bake sale. Call 361.645.2501 for more information. June 12 GOLIAD MARKET DAYS ­ at 231 S. Market St. from 9am-4pm. There will be arts, crafts, antiques, food & beverages, jewelry collectibles and much more from more than 200 vendors.

CUERO

GARAGE SALE AND BAKE SALE ­ Coleto Baptist Church, 102 Oak Colony Dr. from 8am-2pm. Proceeds benefit the Awanas Youth Program. Clothes, shoes, some furniture, strollers, pet items and knickknacks will be offered for sale. June 24 COUNTRY MUSIC OPRY ­ at the Cuero VFW Hall from 5:30-9pm. Sponsored by the Cuero Pilot Club. Features different performers each month. Tickets are $10 and

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Suppliers predict lower summer gas prices

interr uptions can cause prices to jump in the short term as wholesale traders buy up supplies. Similar "fear premiums" often happen with news of hurricanes or refinery outages. "No matter what happens, eventually the laws of supply and demand take over," Luddeke said. The slow economy has reduced demand for gasoline, and as a result, prices are dropping. Refiners also have large supplies and are continuing to make more, he said. Other analysts agreed with Luddeke's opinion on prices. "I think you'll see prices in the $2.50 to $2.60 range to the middle of July," said Tom Kloza, director of editorial content for the Marylandbased Oil Price Information Service. Later in the summer, prices could climb as high as $2.75, he said. Past that point, there are too many variables to make much of a prediction. However, dire predictions of $3 and $3.50 a gallon gas probably won't come to pass, he said. One local fuel retailer agreed. While no one can predict the future, Jon New, president of New Distributing, said prices should come down from the

See GAS, pg. 12

Contributed photo. by Thomas Doyle

This summer will bring lower gasoline prices for Victoria drivers. "It's going to be good for summer travelers," said Henry Luddeke, wholesale manager for Western Petroleum in Cuero. Prices should trade in the $2.50 to $2.60 range this summer, he predicted. "The problem with gasoline is that the prices have been going up because of the economic news, not because of supply," Luddeke said. Unfounded fears of supply

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Noticias del Mundo

por Santos Raya

JERUSALEM ­ En viaje a la Tierra Santa, el Papa Benedicto XVI visito el Muro de las Lamentaciones el 12 de Mayo. El Muro de las Lamentaciones es el lugar más sagrado de los Judíos. El Papa reza unos minutos y dejo un papel con una peti-

ción donde pidió por la paz en Tierra Santa y el Oriente Medio. WASHINGTON ­ Bajo presión, el Presidente Obama va mandar 1,200 soldados a la frontera Mexicana para la seguridad y controlar el narcotráfico y ilegales. "En el marco de su plan para asegurar la frontera (...)

el Presidente Obama va pedir, además, $500 millones en fondos suplementarios para una mejor protección de la frontera y las operaciones para mantener el orden," dijo un alto de su gobierno que no se identifico. PARIS, FRANCE ­ En un robo que duro 15 minutos en un museo, cinco pinturas de famosos artistas como Picasso, Matisse, y otros tres fueron robados. El robo fue fácil porque el sistema de alarma no trabajo. El valor de las pinturas es de $123 millones. LONDON, ENGL A ND ­ John Shepherd-Barron, inventor del primer cajero automático (ATM) en los 1960's, murió en Escocia a la edad de 84 años.

ShepherdBarron dijo ante su invento, "Se me ocurrió que debía haber una manera en que yo pudiera acceder a mi dinero en cualquier lugar del mundo o del Riendo Unido." En una entre- Contributed photo. vista en la BBC en 2007, Shepherd-Barron Jefe Ejecutivo, Jim Skinner, dijo, "Tuve la idea de algo después de que dos inversioncomo una maquina dispen- istas votaron el no. Fueron los sadora de chocolatinas, pero únicos que votaron para el sustituiré estas por dinero." retiro de Ronald McDonald. CHICAGO, ILLINOIS ­ La mascoCANCUN, MEXICO ­ Gregorio ta de McDonald's, Ronald Sánchez, el alcalde de McDonald, se queda, dijo el Cancún, fue arrestado por la policía federal Mexicana por narcotráfico. "A todos nos toma por sorpresa; se trata de un hecho sin precedentes," dijo el gobernar de Quintana Roo, Félix González Cantú. Sánchez también es candidato a gobernador de Quintana Roo. BUENOS A IRES, A RGENT INA ­ Argentina celebra el Bicentenario de su independencia el 25 de Mayo. Celebraron con muchos festejos. Los Presidentes de Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Ur uguay, y Venezuela fueron a celebrar. La Presidenta de Argentina le pidió a los Argentinos a superar las diferencias y participar en la construcción del país. CARACAS, VENEZUELA ­ Con su primer mensaje, "Epa, ¿qué tal?" El Presidente de Venezuela debuta en Twitter el mes pasado. DUBA I, EMIR ATOS A R ABES UNIDOS ­ Una joven pareja Británica fueron sentenciados a un mes en la cárcel porque se besaron en publico en un restaurante. Es una violación a las leyes locales contra la indecencia en este país.

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programs, so we can bring our students cutting edge opportunities that will ser ve them well once they complete the courses they enroll in." CTE isn't targeting specific students with the programs that will be made available, as these programs will be open to all students from eleVISD's Culinary Arts student Kelishia Williams is mentary school high demonstrating the fine art of cooking at the William through school. Wood Elementary Career Fair. Contributed photo. "I think one of the best ways to serve our students is to give from pg. 1 them a wide range of educational possibilities," said Collision, Computer Network- Melissa Correll, CTE couning & Telecommunications selor. and Process Technology. "We want students to have "The wide range of educa- the flexibility to choose a tional opportunities our stu- career path and follow that dents will have available to course as long as they choose them in the fall of 2010 is to do so. However, if any stuincredible," said Lauri Voss, dent gets into a specific CTE coordinator for VISD. course and finds their interest "We are constantly looking to waning, they have the opporupgrade both our staff and the tunity to choose something diversity of our educational else of interest. After all, this is the time for them to change paddles in midstream if they so choose." She suggested that one of the worst outcomes is following a path that a student has lost interest in. "It's better to change career paths while your still in school, than to graduate and get into the work force and then decide that you want to do something else." CTE has created an advisory council to assist in potential educational paths. The council is comprised of individuals from the fields of industry,

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business, the community, parents and students enrolled in the program. "With respect to our advisory council we turned to both the business community, as well as the general community to help us devise programs that would benefit students in the Victoria area," said Voss. "CTE feels that our fields of study are both contemporary and relevant to industries that are in our region, as well as industries that will be important by the time our students graduate." Students interested in participating in classes offered by CTE, or for a clear definition as to what a particular field of study includes should contact either their counselor or advisor. "We don't advise students specifically. That's not our function," said Correll. "We create educational opportunities based on the standards that the TEA (Texas Educational Agency) requires. We feel that these offerings will provide an excellent opportunity for all VISD students."

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La nueva telenovela debuta el primer día de Junio en Univision. "Soy Tu Dueña" con Lucero, Fernando Colunga, David Zepeda, Gaby Spanic esta basada en una telenovela que salió hace unos

años llamada "La Dueña" con Angélica Rivera. "Corazón Salvaje" todavía esta saliendo en la media noche, hora en que casi todos estamos dormidos. Univision la cambio a esta hora porque

dicen que esta novela no tuvo los altos ratings ni en México y Estados Unidos. Sea lo que sea mucha gente quiere verla a la misma hora que antes. ¿Como les gusta "Hasta que el Dinero Nos Separe?" ¡Dos horas! El gran rumor de "Corazón Salvaje" es que Aracely Arambula y Cristian de la Fuente están saliendo juntos. ¿Amigos o amantes? Ya lo veremos. Otro rumor fue que Aracely y Luis Miguel se vean a juntar, pero no se hizo.

Los gemelos de Jennifer López y Mark Anthony ya tienen 2 años y Jennifer confeso que para recuperar su figura, "Tuve que hacer muchas dietas y entrenar muy duro en el gimnasio." Jennifer acaba de filmar una nueva película de Hollywood "Backup Plan" donde luce muy bien. Angélica Vale anuncio que se va para la Tierra Santa para filmar una película. La Vale todavía anda con Otto Padrón y ya tienen un año de

See CHARLANDO, pg. 7 Maite Perroni & Eugene Siller. Contributed photo.

L ucero y Mijares. Contributed photo.

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appeal, "Siempre he dicho que el sex appeal lo puedes traer desde que naces." Siller trabaja muy duro para estar en forma pero confiesa, "El ejercicio es una esclavitud." Adamari López admite que ella siempre fue sincera y buena mujer en su matrimonio con Luis Fonsi. Ellos se divorciaron este año. El ex-esposo de Kate del Castillo, Luis García, no se porto como un caballero recientemente cuando dijo, "Tiró a Kate como una chancla y Demian la recogió." Alejandra Rosaldo y Eugenio Derbez siguen juntos. Ella quiere un bebé, quizás el también con ella pero el ya tiene hijos con dos ex-mujeres. Si no lo saben, la cantante Linda Ronstadt es la cantante que tiene mas premios del Grammy. Se ha ganado 10. Christian Mier y Génesis Rodríguez todavía están juntos. Se conocieron cuando trabajaron juntos en la telenovela "Doña Bárbara." Génesis es la hija del cantante José Luis Rodríguez "El Puma." Los rumores de que Lucero y Mijares se van a divorciar ya no están muy fuertes. Los dos salen juntos y se ven muy bien. Ahora sale el rumor de que Alicia Villarreal esta celosa de Jenni Rivera. ¿De donde salió este rumor? Hace tiempo que no sale la actriz Susana Gonzáles en la prensa. Ella misma aclara, "No mandare mensajes ambiguos en la prensa. Quiero hacerme entender: no volveré a hablar de mi vida personal." La cantante y actriz Dulce nos deja con este mensaje, "A mis 54 años pueden ver que estoy más `buena' que cualquiera que tenga 20 menos que yo." ¿Que tal? Nos vemos en este mismo lugar en julio 2010. Feliz día de Padres.

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Gaby Spanic. Contributed photo.

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novios. Angélica también tiene planes para ser telenovelas en Univision. Sebastián Zurita y Angélica Boyer (Gabriel y Jimena de "Corazón Salvaje") terminaron su reilación después de cuatro meses. Pedro Fernández cumplió 40 años recientemente. Celebro con su esposa y tres hijas. Anque los r umores indican que se separan, él aclara esos rumores y dijo, "Después de 20 años de casados, para mi Rebecca significa todo." Eugenio Siller, el galán de "Mi Pecado" habla del sex

David Zepeda. Contributed photo.

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Overweight society could lead to health problems

by Manuel De Los Santos Jr.

Mi Opinion

and emphasis placed on book learning has given way to neglect of our physical wellbeing. Or, so it seems. Nowhere was it more evident than at these particular events. With no scientific system to support my observations, merely eyesight, it just seemed that more and more of our Mexican-Americans are allowing ourselves to join the ranks of the heavy duty. Additional observation corroborated our belief that at least every other person, more so in the younger generation, was overweight All this reflection seems to have occurred because as a victim of diabetes, it has become more and more a per-

As we pondered what to print last month, two important issues (obesity in the Hispanic society and the Arizona immigration law) came to mind. Even though both pieces, in my opinion, were timely and relevant, I was swayed by the most pressing situation ­ the Arizona law that seemed to have the entire country in turmoil. Imagine what I felt when, only a few days later, the local daily's front page lead story was on obesity in the country. However, more stunning was that four cities in our great state were on the Top 10 list and the straw that broke the

camel's back was that these are cities with predominantly Hispanic populations. The following is what we would have printed had I made a different call last month. Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the Tejano Music Fanfare in San Antonio, the Tejano Music Capital of the World, and returned with a disappointed view of the physical appearance of Mexican Americans. Additionally, a few weeks later, a similar musical fiesta was held in our own backyard and to even greater disappointment the observation was the same result ­ too many overweight youngsters. The added importance

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sonal agenda ­ to make others see what can happen without proper care. In my more than 20 years fighting this monster, I take it as a personal slap in the face when I believe that individuals are not doing what it takes to take care of themselves personally. However, I do have to admit that I, too, sometimes get tired of all the work it takes to control this monster that I slip into doing things I know I should not. I feel that, as one who has been in this war for so long, I surely deserve to take a break from taking all the precautions, but this is a lame excuse. One, especially the younger generations, surely

must recognize that one has a long life to live, a lot to give to society and a lot to gain and enjoy by taking the proper precautions. The most important thing is to take care of oneself. This will not happen if we don't begin exercising, eating right and losing weight. Contrary to what one may think, one really does not look "good" being overweight. However, the most tragic outcome would be getting an illness such as diabetes that is usually very problematic and very prevalent in the Hispanic community. But the most tragic effect is that diabetes can lead to death.

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Chismes de Chemo

the game. Being the innovators that we were, Mike (the friend's husband) and I decided that we would ride his scooter to the game. To make it in time, we would cut across yards and by the Officers' Club as that would save us plenty of time. The base was located in a hilly area and so you can imagine what we looked like cutting across lawns y pa arriba y pa abajo in the little scooter. Y otra vez la Chema had to have her say, explaining that we looked like two Magilla Gorillas on a motorcycle. Y la mera verdad, who had even asked her? And why is this important almost 30 years later? Because my car broke down, I needed a part and she tried to get me to ride my daughter's bicycle to the parts store. Call me Magilla ­ no estoy tonto ­ mejor me fui a pie.

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Siguiendo el camino

Gente, como yo, that try to do a bit for the community sometimes cannot help but wonder why things aren't forgotten or just ignored. Then there are those whose spouses, like mine, who can't wait to bring up a sore subject matter, años después, muchos años después. No hay mas mal mazorca than the one you try to hide in the closet because eventually you will have to answer for it. Such is the case of my motorcycle escapade and probably why I don't run for office of any kind. Many years ago, after being married a few short months, I was faced with a dilemma that was suitable for review by the board of super heroes. I had been sitting at home, when my mother came to our home next door with the message, from my wife, that all my work clothes had been stolen from the washateria. I guess the modern word is laundromat. ¿Pero como, I thought to myself y ahora que voy hacer? I had always told my wife that in the "big city " you don't leave anything out of sight or it will grow legs. I say big because she was born and raised in Bloomington, where they used to steal sweet corn and sandias from the fields. Pues, I waited for a bit and pondered (translated for Sylvester: tried to figure out how to get there as we had only one car) and Mrs. Chemo and my sister were took it to the laundromat trying to dry clothes that had been stolen. Pues no venían y no venían

and I decided I have to go see what is going on and guess what I rode on? my little brother's 20-inch bicycle. You guess it, I made quite a sight. Thank God we didn't have a camera with a flash. Pero lo que me encabrono was that La Vieja Chemo came home and told my mom that the only one they had seen on the road, El Gordito next door riding his bike. Forward my life a few years, playing baseball for an Air Force team while stationed in Panama, I was again waiting for La Chema, who this time had gone shopping with one of our friends. It was getting closer and closer to game time and they were no where in sight. In those days, there were no cell phones. Really, no me importaba en donde andaban, mas me importaba que we might have to forfeit

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AVISO DE RECIBO DE LA SOLICITUD E INTENCION DE OBTENER UN PERMISO Y PLAN DE CUMPLIMIENTO RENOVACION/ENMIENDA MAYOR PERMISO Y PLAN DE CUMPLIMIENTO PROPUESTO NO. 50143 SOLICITUD. INEOS USA LLC, P.O. Box 659, Port Lavaca, Calhoun County, Texas 77979, una planta de petroquímico, ha solicitado a la Comisión de Calidad Ambiental de Texas (TCEQ) por un permiso / plan de cumplimiento renovación/enmienda mayor. El permiso de renovación es para autorizar la continuación del procesó de residuos peligrosos, almacenaje y facilidad de disposición; y las enmiendas mayor pedí la remoción de la área de almacenaje envase, cierre postalmente una subterránea de desechó, reducir el descubrimiento de controlar la frecuencia de muestras, la cantidad de muestras reunidas, y la cantidad de pozos, conversión de complacencia de controlar el acción correctivo, y seguridad de revisiones monetarios. El sitio está ubicado en la carretera 13050 State Highway 185 N., Port Lavaca en el Condado de Calhoun, Texas 77979. La TCEQ recibió esta solicitud el 22 de marso del año 2010. La solicitud del está disponible para leer y copiar en la biblioteca publico del Condado de Calhoun por la calle 200 West Mahan, Port Lavaca, Calhoun County, Texas 77979. El Director Ejecutivo de la TCEQ ha revisado esta medida para ver si está de acuerdo con los objetivos y las regulaciones del Programa de Administración Costero de Texas (CMP) de acuerdo con las regulaciones del Consejo Coordinador de la Costa (CCC) y ha determinado que la acción es conforme con las metas y regulaciones pertinentes del CMP. AVISO ADICIONAL. El Director Ejecutivo de la TCEQ ha determinado que la solicitud es administrativamente completa y conducirá una revisión técnica de la solicitud. Después de completar la revisión técnica, el Director Ejecutivo puede preparar un borrador del [permiso/plan de cumplimiento] y emitirá una Decisión Preliminar sobre la solicitud. El Aviso de la Solicitud y la Decisión Preliminar será publicado y enviado a los que están en la lista de correo de las personas a lo largo del condado que desean recibir los avisos y los que están en la lista de correo que desean recibir avisos de esta solicitud. El aviso dará la fecha límite para someter comentarios públicos. COMENTARIO PÚBLICO / REUNIÓN PÚBLICA. Usted puede presentar comentarios públicos o pedir una reunión pública sobre esta solicitud. El propósito de una reunión pública es dar la oportunidad de presentar comentarios o hacer preguntas acerca de la solicitud. TCEQ realizará una reunión pública si el Director Ejecutivo determina que existe un interés público suficiente en la solicitud, o si es pedida por un legislador local. Una reunión pública no es una audiencia administrativa de lo contencioso . OPORTUNIDAD DE UNA AUDIENCIA ADMINISTRATIVA DE LO CONTENCIOSO. Después del plazo para presentar comentarios públicos, el Director Ejecutivo considerará todos los comentarios apropiados y preparará una respuesta a todo los comentarios públicos esenciales, pertinentes, o significativos. A menos que la solicitud haya sido referida directamente a una audiencia administrativa de lo contencioso, la respuesta a los comentarios y la decisión del Director Ejecutivo sobre la solicitud serán enviados por correo a todos los que presentaron un comentario público y a las personas que están en la lista para recibir avisos sobre esta solicitud. Si se reciben comentarios, el aviso también proveerá instrucciones para pedir una reconsideración de la decisión del Director Ejecutivo y para pedir una audiencia administrativa de lo contencioso. Una audiencia administrativa de lo contencioso es un procedimiento legal similar a un procedimiento legal civil en un tribunal de distrito del estado. PARA PEDIR UNA AUDIENCIA ADMINISTRATIVA DE LO CONTENCIOSO, USTED DEBE INCLUIR EN SU PEDIDO LOS SIGUIENTES DATOS: su nombre; dirección; teléfono; nombre del solicitante y número del permiso; la ubicación y la distancia de su propiedad/actividad con respecto a la instalación; una descripción específica de la forma cómo usted sería afectado adversamente por el sitio de una manera no común al público en general; y la declaración "[Yo/nosotros] solicito/solicitamos un/a audiencia administrativa de lo contencioso". Si presenta por parte de un grupo o asociación el pedido para una audiencia administrativa de lo contencioso, debe identificar el nombre y la dirección de una persona que representa al grupo para recibir correspondencia en el futuro; debe identificar un miembro del grupo que sería afectado adversamente por la planta o la actividad propuesta; debe proveer la información ya indicada anteriormente con respecto a la ubicación del miembro afectado y la distancia de la planta o actividad propuesta; debe explicar como y porqué el miembro sería afectado y como los intereses que el grupo desea proteger son pertinentes al propósito del grupo. Después del cierre de los períodos para los pedidos y comentarios, el Director Ejecutivo enviará la solicitud y los pedidos para reconsideración o por una audiencia administrativa de lo contenciosos a los Comisionados de la TCEQ para su consideración en una reunión programada de la Comisión. La Comisión otorgará solamente un audiencia administrativa de lo contencioso sobre los hechos reales disputados del caso que son pertinentes y esenciales para la decisión de la Comisión sobre la solicitud. Además, la Comisión sólo otorgará una audiencia administrativa de lo contencioso sobre los asuntos que fueron presentados antes del plazo de vencimiento y que no fueron retirados posteriormente. LISTA DE CORREO. Si somete comentarios públicos, un pedido para una audiencia administrativa de lo contencioso o una reconsideración de la decisión del Director Ejecutivo, la Oficina del Secretario Principal enviará por correo los avisos públicos en relación con la solicitud. Además, puede pedir que la TCEQ ponga su nombre en una o mas de las listas correos siguientes (1) la lista de correo permanente para recibir los avisos de el solicitante indicado por nombre y número del permiso específico y/o (2) la lista de correo de todas las solicitudes en un condado especifico. Si desea que se agrega su nombre en una de las listas designe cual lista(s) y envia por correo su pedido a la Oficina de la Secretario Principal de la TCEQ. CONTACTOS Y INFORMACION DE TCEQ. Todos los comentarios escritos del público y los pedidos deben ser presentados a La Oficina de la Secretario Principal, MC 105, TCEQ, P.O. Box 13087, Austin, TX 78711-3087 o por el internet al http:/www.tceq.state.tx.us. about/comments.html. Si necesita más información en Español sobre esta solicitud para un permiso o el proceso del permiso, por favor llame a la oficina de Asistencia al Público de TCEQ, sin cobro, al 1-800-687-4040. La información general sobre la TCEQ puede ser encontrada en nuestro sitio de la web: www.tceq.state.tx.us. También se puede obtener información adicional del INEOS USA LLC a la dirección indicada arriba o llamando a Sr.Van A.Boone, SHE Manager al (361) 552-8642. Fecha de emisión el 13 de mayo del año 2010

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COMUNIDAD

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include dinner and show. Meals are catered by Werners of Shiner and is ser ved at 5:30-6:45pm. Show at 7pm. For more information, call Kay Tillman at 361.275.6334.

PORT LAVACA

June 1-5 CARNIVAL AT HEB ­ to be held at the HEB parking lot. June 6 COURT OUR LADY OF THE GULF NO. 2267 ANNUAL GAMES PARTY ­ at St. Jude's Hall, 415 West Austin St., Port Lavaca from 1-5pm. Price is $6 per person player fee. Refreshments will be furnished. Door prizes, raffle, silent auction, and other activities. Call 361.552.6844, 361.987.2387 or 361.552.3233 for reservations. June 26 PORT LAVACA MARKET DAYS ­ Downtown Port Lavaca from 9am-4pm. For more information, call 361.552.1234. Vendor applications at www.portlavacatx.org.

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June 12 ANNUAL GARAGE SALE ­ A map for a treasure and bargain hunt may be picked up at the chamber of commerce or at Conner's Corner Store. Sponsored by Jackson County Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture.

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La Cocina de Tia Yole

sour cream; ¼ cup snipped fresh cilantro; ¼ teaspoon ground cumin; and/or 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper. CREAMY CHICKEN ENCHILADAS ½ pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts 4 cups torn fresh spinach or ½ of one 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well-drained 1 (8-ounce) carton light dairy sour cream ¼ cup plain fat-free yogurt 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour ¼ teaspoon ground cumin ¼ teaspoon salt ½ cup fat-free milk 1 (4-ounce) can diced green chili peppers, drained 6 (7-inch) flour tortillas 1/3 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar or Monterey Jack Cheese (1½ ounces) Chopped tomato or salsa (optional) Thinly sliced green onions (optional) ¼ cup thinly sliced green onions 1. In a 3-quart saucepan place chicken in enough water to cover. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 15 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Remove chicken from saucepan. When cool enough, use a fork to shred chicken into bite-size pieces. (You should have about 1½ cups) Set aside. 2. If using fresh spinach, place spinach in a steamer basket over boiling water. Reduce heat. Steam, covered, for 3 to 5 minutes or until tender. (Or, cook in a small amount of boiling water, covered, for 3 to 5 minutes) Drain well. 3. In a large bowl combine chicken, spinach, and green onions; set aside. In a bowl combine sour cream, yogurt, flour, cumin, and salt. Stir in milk and chili peppers. Divide sauce in half. Set one portion aside. 4. For filling, combine one portion of the sauce and the chicken-spinach mixture. Divide the filling among the tortillas. Roll up tortillas. Place, seam side down, in an ungreased 2-quart rectangular baking dish. 5. Spoon reserved portion of sauce over tortillas. Bake, uncovered, in a 350ºF oven about 25 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with cheese; let stand for 5 minutes. Transfer to a serving platter. To serve, if desired, garnish with chopped tomato or salsa and additional green onion. Makes 6 enchiladas. 6. Make-Ahead Tip: After filling the tortillas and placing in the baking dish, cover baking dish and chill for up to 24 hours. Store the reser ved sauce separately in a covered container and chill. To serve, bake uncovered as above except add 10 to 15 minutes to cooking time or until heated through. MOJITO SPARKLER 6 fresh mint leaves 1½ to 2 jiggers (2 to 3 ounces) gold rum 1-teaspoon limejuice 2 teaspoons superfine sugar Ice Club soda 1. Crush leaves in the bottom of a tall glass. Pour in rum, limejuice, and sugar. Add ice, stir and top with club soda. Makes 1 serving.

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MEXICAN BEEF AND TORTILLAS 8 (6-inch) corn tortillas 1 (17-oz.) pkg. refrigerated beef pot roast with juices 1 (14½ -oz.) can diced tomatoes with green chilies 1 green sweet pepper, cut into strips 1 lime, cut into wedges Dairy sour cream (optional) Fresh cilantro sprigs (optional) 1. Wrap tortillas in microwavesafe paper towels. Microwave on 100% power (high) 45 to 60 seconds or until warm. Cover; set aside 2. Microwave beef according to package directions. Meanwhile, place undrained tomatoes in small saucepan; heat through. 3. Remove meat, reserving juices. Cut in slices. Serve on warmed tortillas with tomatoes and green pepper strips. Pass lime wedges, sour cream, and cilantro. Drizzle reserved juices. CHUNKY GUACAMOLE 2 medium plum tomatoes, seeded and finely chopped ¼ of a small onion, finely chopped 1 or 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons lime juice 1-tablespoon olive oil ¼ teaspoon salt 1/8-teaspoon black pepper 2 ripe avocados, seeded, peeled, and coarsely mashed Tortilla Chips 1. In a bowl combine tomatoes, red onion, garlic, limejuice, olive oil and pepper. Gently stir in avocados. Cover the surface with plastic wrap. Chill up to 1 hour. Serve with tortilla chips. Make 2 cups (sixteen 2 tablespoon servings). 2. Note: For a kicked up version of this guacamole, stir in one or more of the following: 1 seeded, finely chopped jalapeno Chile pepper; ¼ cup

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Exhibited photos of Art Cars do not stop at the exterior. Contributed photo by Maurice Roberts.

ART CAR from pg. 1

students had to create their art cars from clay. "We are all really proud of the cars that were created by our students," said Coyle. "This program really gave our students an opportunity to think out of the box. We suggested that they each choose a theme as a starting point; however, in the end, we let them do what they wanted to do. I think their cars turned out great."

As to the photographs that make up the exhibition, they cover a wide range of vehicles from a re-creation of both an armadillo and a cockroach to low-riders. In addition, the Virgen de Guadalupe graces a vehicle. Several photographs reflect the diversity of both participants and observers. Participation in the Houston parade has grown from 40 cars in 1988 to more than 280 in 2009. The parade is open to anything on wheels, from roller skaters to home made carts. mistic picture. "We're basically expecting prices to keep creeping up through August and then come down after Labor Day in September," said Laurie Falter, an industry economist with the Energy Information Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Energy. "We've probably already seen the lowest price for the summer driving season. We expect them to keep edging up." The national average is expected to peak at about

"I feel that exhibitions, such as Art Car Photographs, really blow in a breath of fresh air to the Victoria art scene," said Trafton. "This exhibit has brought more people into the Nave that never came through our door before. That is very important, and I feel it will ser ve the Victoria Regional Museum Association well in the future." The Nave Museum is located at 306 West Commercial Street in Victoria. They can be reached by phone at 361575-8227.

GAS from pg. 3

May peak. Prices during the summer could range anywhere between $2.50 and $3, he said. But the volatility of the international economic situation makes predicting fuel prices difficult. "My crystal ball is broken," New joked. The federal government painted a slightly less opti-

$2.99 in August, driven up by international demand for cr ude oil from places like China. However, Kloza pointed out that Texas prices are usually about 20 cents per gallon below the national average. This means Victoria drivers probably won't see $3 gasoline prices this summer. However, the experts warn that a sudden event could override any predictions. For example, if a hurricane enters the Gulf of Mexico, then all bets are off, Luddeke said.

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