Monthly Archives: June 2012

South Padre Island is on the “Cleanest Beaches” List.

Below is an article from NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council) about the beaches in the U.S.:   Before you take that plane, train, or car ride this summer to the seaside, you may want to make sure the beach you … Continue reading

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Turtle Release this Morning!

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Lawmaker says Texas windstorm fund in precarious position

Check out this article below about our Texas Windstorm Insurance. What is the answer to this delimma??? Texas‘ primary coastal windstorm insurance provider might not be able to pay claims if a major hurricane hit the coast, and a leading … Continue reading

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Official Notice of Public Hearing for South Padre Island 2nd Access

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING SOUTH PADRE ISLAND 2ND ACCESS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING SOUTH PADRE ISLAND 2ND ACCESS PROJECT CAMERON COUNTY On July 17, 2012, the Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority (CCRMA), in cooperation with the Texas Department of Transportation … Continue reading

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Want to Help Support the 2nd Access Project for South Padre Island?

Please HELP. Below is a form letter that you are welcome to use to voice your opinion about the SPI 2nd Access. We need all the help we can get to show support of this project.  Please use this or … Continue reading

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FHA Hopes Bulk Sales Will Curb Foreclosures

FHA bulk sales have spurred much controversy. Many think the government should stay out of this business. Others believe that we need to finally eliminate all of the looming foreclosures so the housing market can have a fresh start. Check … Continue reading

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Turtle Hatchling Releases

Want to see a sea turtle hatchling release on South Padre Island? Sea Turtle, Inc. allows the general public to watch early morning hatchling releases. Public hatchling releases are held at 7:00am at County Beach Access 3 (approx. 1/2 mile … Continue reading

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Tax Deductions for Vacation Homes

Tax deductions for vacation homes vary greatly depending on how much you use the home and whether you rent it out. Is your vacation home a vacation home? If you bought your vacation home exclusively for personal enjoyment, you can … Continue reading

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South Padre Island Picture from the 50’s??

Isn’t this the most interesting picture of South Padre Island, Port Isabel, the Intracoastal, and Long Island? We loved seeing this photo shot west to east across the old swing bridge and the Laguna Madre bay. There is still an … Continue reading

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5 New Rights for Property Owners in an HOA

Nearly 20% of Texans live in neighborhoods that have homeowners associations (HOAs), and new laws that went into effect earlier this year have provided more rights to those property owners regarding the use of their property. Here are five property-related … Continue reading

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It is Almost Time for the Sea Turtles to Hatch on SPI

The predictions are that this will be a record year for sea turtle hatchlings. If you love following these Kemp ridley sea turtle, now is the time to start watching for the releases. You can call 956-761-4511 for more information. … Continue reading

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SPI 2nd Access Public Hearing Scheduled for July 17th

Check out the link below to an article from the Brownsville Herald. The Draft Environmental Impact Study has been completed. It is now time for a public hearing which will be held on July 17th………….http://www.brownsvilleherald.com/articles/padre-140921-crossed-public.html

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