Good news Val Pals! El Paso Native Valerie Ponzio has advanced past the first round on NBC’s hit reality show ‘The Voice.” Turning Heads and Chairs on The Voice Her performance drew instant kudos from all four judges, including Adam Levine, Gwen Stefani, and Alicia Keys. Ponzio chose Blake Shelton as her coach on the singing […]

You might have heard the saying that “Location is everything.” For local artist Khalid, this couldn’t be more true. His song “Location” is climbing up the Billboard charts. On top of that, his album “American Kid” is receiving rave reviews. It’s safe to say Khalid has arrived. American Teen, El Paso Artist Khalid, an Americas High […]

BIG OPPORTUNITY FOR LOCAL PERFORMER El Paso Native Valerie Ponzio on The Voice El Paso native Valerie Ponzio recently made a big announcement via social media. The Andress graduate will be appearing on the hit NBC show The Voice this season. Although she can’t say much at this point, she will appear in one of […]

LOCAL STUDENT WINS BIG Taliah Dancil, a 7th grader at The Young Women’s Leadership Academy here in El Paso, recently won $10,000 on the Food Network show “Chopped Junior.” Making it on the show was a big enough challenge, with a lot of talented competition, but Taliah persevered and created a delicious meal with some […]

President Obama and his family discovered something El Pasoans have known for years: a visit to Carlsbad Caverns is a great way to escape the summer heat. The First Family descended into the caverns June 17th, as part of a working vacation. The trip celebrates the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. After their […]