‘Selena: The Series’ lawsuit moves forward, border serial killer going to trial in 2022, get to know Judge Velia Meza
The Quintanilla family <a href="https://www.ksat.com/news/local/2021/09/14/chris-perez-says-he-has-amicably-resolved-yearslong-legal-battle-with-selenas-family/" target="_blank">resolving its years-long legal issues</a> with Chris Perez made headlines this week, but the family is still dealing with a lawsuit in California.
San Antonio's Nina Diaz and Chris Perez team up on new music for virtual Día de los Muertos event
click image Facebook / Día de los Muertos CelebrationPerez and Diaz pose for a photo in the recording studio. "We know you're waiting patiently for more details so here's a little sneak peek to hold you over!" "Chris Perez & Nina Diaz in the studio working on some big surprises for virtual festival. "The post was accompanied by a pic of Diaz and Perez standing in front of a studio mixing console.Perez elaborated in a Facebook post of his own: "Last night...just a couple of musicians doing what musicians do....recording music!" "Had a good time last night tracking guitars for/with...singer/guitarist/solo artist/ (and most importantly) friend Nína Díaz (also of Girl In A Coma).sacurrent.com
Chris Perez hot sauce to hit H-E-B shelves
SAN ANTONIO – Back in 2019 Chris Perez stopped by our SA Live studio to share his signature hot sauce line, Perez Pepper Sauce. “And I love H-E-B,” Perez said. Many Selena fans and fans of the film, starring Jennifer Lopez, may recall the scene from the 1997 biopic “Selena: The Movie” where Chris’s character (played by actor Jon Seda) tops his pizza with tabasco sauce. “This sauce really goes on anything,” Perez said. Be on the lookout for the sauce at the end of October at your local H-E-B.
As seen on SA Live - Thursday, October 8, 2020
SAN ANTONIO – Today on SA Live, music to jam to, a double-helping of Elder Eats, where you can snag Chris Perez’s hot sauce, 5 Fun Finds, turning your tailgate into a “homegate” and more. First, we want to know: What song do you jam out to? Jen catches up with musician Chris Perez to find out what he’s up to and how excited he is to have his hot sauce hitting H-E-B shelves! SA Live airs weekdays at 1 p.m. on KSAT 12. Stream the show anytime from the KSAT TV app on Roku, Fire Stick, a smart TV or smartphone.
Chris Perez says he's 'muy excited' for his hot sauce brand to be on H-E-B's 'coveted' shelves
Chris Perez's signature hot sauce brand will be on H-E-B shelves next month. The musician launched Perez Pepper Sauce in November 2019. The real Perez loves hot sauce, and the idea for the company came about when his business partner John Gomez noticed the musician was carrying chili peppers in his tote. "I'm super proud of what Chris and I have accomplished in a short year with our business Tongues Ablaze LLC and the Perez Pepper Sauce Brand." "Our hearts are filled with gratitude as big as Texas," he said, adding that having his own hot sauce brand was a "life-long dream."mysanantonio.com
25 influential Latinos in San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio, a majority Hispanic city, has the fourth-largest Latino population in the United States. From chefs and political stars to entertainers, athletes and personalities bigger than the North Star Mall boots, here’s a look at 25 influential Latinos in San Antonio, in no particular order. Marina Gonzales: The former CEO of Child Advocates San Antonio is now the new president and CEO of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Her resume also includes serving as the Chief of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology Division at the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio and now is the 2020 Chairwoman for the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Erika Prosper Nirenberg: Currently the first lady of San Antonio, Nirenberg has blazed her own path here in San Antonio and is influential to many.
Chris Perez deletes social media post alleging his legacy, time with Selena was being erased
SAN ANTONIO – Chris Perez, the former lead guitarist of Selena y Los Dinos and widower, says he acted out of character in recent days, alleging that his legacy and relationship with Selena Quintanilla was being erased. On Wednesday, Perez posted on social media that he had heard rumors of photographs of him and Selena were being removed from the museum. RELATED: ‘Heard they were trying to make me nonexistent to Selena’s legacy:’ Chris Perez social media post goes viral“I never intended for my social media platforms to be used to divide people...and I’m afraid I’ve done just that with a few (more recent) posts and comments and it’s not sitting too well with me...I’m just not that guy,” Perez said in his post. Suzette Quintanilla, the sister of Selena and now manager of the Selena Museum in Corpus Christi, says the rumors were simply not true, pointing to pictures of Perez on display. RELATED: Chris Perez reflects on his life with, without Selena, and her legacy 25 years later
‘Heard they were trying to make me nonexistent to Selena’s legacy:’ Chris Perez social media post goes viral
According to Carlito Miranda, Perez’s manager, someone reached out to Perez on social media after a recent visit to the museum. Chris Perez reflects on his life with, without Selena, and her legacy 25 years later“Obviously it bothered him,” Miranda said. On Tuesday, Perez took to social media with a post saying, “I heard they were trying to make me nonexistent to Selena’s legacy..... Go for it.”Fans quickly began commenting and sharing the post; Most in support of Perez. So far, Perez’s post on social media has been shared more than 8,000 times and has more than 5,000 comments on it. A few hours after this story was posted, Suzette Quintanilla, posted two videos on her Instagram account that show Perez on the Selena Museum wall.
Chris Perez reflects on his life with, without Selena, and her legacy
SAN ANTONIO – In the past 25 years, Chris Perez says he has grown a lot. “I’m constantly learning and I’m happy,” Perez, the widower of Queen of Tejano music Selena Quintanilla Perez, said in an interview with KSAT. While the Tejano music world grieved her death, the loss hit Perez even harder because two days later, April 2, would have been Chris and Selena’s third wedding anniversary. He said he’s amazed — but not surprised — how Selena’s legacy has grown 25 years later. It means so much and I want to stay on this ride with everybody.”Find more of our Selena coverage here.
Tejano Music Awards Fan Fair Returns to San Antonio With Chris Perez and More
The Tejano Music Awards Fan Fair will return to Market Square in March.More than 200 bands from Mexico and the U.S. will perform at the annual event, which runs Thursday, March 12, through Sunday, March 15. A full lineup and more information is available at tejanomusicawards.comWere keeping you informed...and its what we love to do. From local politics and culture to national news that hits close to home, San Antonio Current has been keeping San Antonio informed for years. Its never been more important to support local news sources. If quality journalism is important to you, please consider a donation to San Antonio Current.sacurrent.com
Chris Perez launches custom hot sauce
SAN ANTONIO – In the “Selena” movie there was a scene between Selena and Chris Perez as they went on a pizza date. Perez takes out a bottle of hot sauce from a holster and pours it all over his pizza. That endearing scene has inspired Perez to launch his own custom bottles of hot sauce. “Perez Pepper Sauce” will be available online at CaJohns.com. Perez wrote an explanation of the logo on social media about how the lion represents the king of the jungle, and maybe one day the hot sauce will be the king of hot sauce.
Chris Perez Releasing New Hot Sauce, Meeting Fans at Traders Village on Saturday
Chris Perez, the widower of the late Selena Quintanilla, is proving just how much he loves the heat.An avid fan of all things spicy, the guitarist is releasing his own hot sauce, dubbed Perez Pepper Sauce. "[M]aybe one day with your support Perez Pepper Sauce will be the King of Hot Sauce. Trying to impress Selena, Perez pours on too much, coughing and saying "That was good!" From local politics and culture to national news that hits close to home, San Antonio Current has been keeping San Antonio informed for years. If quality journalism is important to you, please consider a donation to San Antonio Current.sacurrent.com
Chris Perez talks about Selena’s concert on Amazon, new music
Chris Perez dropped into SA Live to discuss his thoughts on Selena's last-ever concert now available on Amazon. “I’m really excited that’s happening,” Perez said. “I think her legacy in the music that’s still going strong is nothing short of a miracle.”He also said he’s collaborating with Darryl McDaniels from Run DMC and a mystery NFL player on new music. Plus, he plans on launching a new hot sauce soon.
Chris Perez talks about Selena's concert on Amazon, new music
Chris Perez dropped into SA Live to discuss his thoughts on Selena's last-ever concert now available on Amazon. "I'm really excited that's happening," Perez said. "I think her legacy in the music that's still going strong is nothing short of a miracle." RELATED: You can watch Selena's last-ever concert on AmazonHe also said he's collaborating with Darryl McDaniels from Run DMC and a mystery NFL player on new music. Plus, he plans on launching a new hot sauce soon.