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Steve Walker

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Steve Walker is a Vietnam Veteran and former Justice of the Peace and Journalist.

Just a Thought: More Jose Antonio Navarro

In March this year I wrote about Jose Antonio Navarro’s 222nd birthday and National Historic Landmark Designation Celebration which took place at 228 South...

Just a Thought: New mayor, new City Council members

By Steve Walker The long awaited mayoral and City Council races have finally been decided effective June 30. We now have a new mayor in...

Just a Thought: U.S. Hispanic inventors

In my public school days as a history teacher, I covered a number of inventors in the civics class as part of the curriculum...

Just a Thought: Memorial Day celebration

By Steve Walker Tomorrow we celebrate Memorial Day. As we all know it is a U.S. federal holiday for the men and women who died while...

Just a Thought: Mayoral, City Council runoffs

By Steve Walker The May 6 mayoral race and a number of City Council races are not yet decided. Runoffs will be held June10 to determine...

Just a Thought: Día de las Madres

Today we celebrate Mother’s Day. It is the day we honor our mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society. It...

Just a Thought: Cinco de Mayo celebration!

With Fiesta 2017 officially ending today, we can now look to our next Hispanic cultural celebration of Cinco de Mayo just five days from...

Just a Thought: Easter!

In the past few years of writing “Just a Thought,” I have written about various days of the year to include Father’s Day, Mother’s...

Just a Thought: Fiesta is coming soon!

With just 11 days to the beginning of Fiesta 2017, the thrill of another Fiesta brings back many memories of past Fiestas for me. I...

Just a Thought: Hispanic candidates and professions

Two weeks ago, I wrote about the 38 Hispanic candidates on the ballot for the May 6 mayoral and City Council candidate races. Obviously, besides...