Republican Lujan, Democrat Ramirez headed for runoff in Special Election for Texas House District 118 in San Antonio
A Republican who once held the seat and a Democrat will go head-to-head in a runoff after no clear winner was decided Tuesday night in the special election to fill the seat of former state Rep. Leo Pacheco of San Antonio.
Is your home safe? Answering 6 pressing questions about carbon monoxide poisoning
More than 20,000 people visit an emergency room and 4,000 people are hospitalized from carbon monoxide poisoning. Desi Martinez from Martinez & Associates has some helpful insight on recognizing and treating carbon monoxide poisoning, in both emergency and nonemergency situations. If you don't have a carbon monoxide detector, it's worth the investment to keep your family safe. Those with chronic heart disease, anemia, or breathing problems are more likely to get sick from carbon monoxide. How can I prevent carbon monoxide poisoning?
Desi Loves San Antonio: Back-to-school safety tips
SAN ANTONIO - It's that time of the year for school to start up again, and Desi Martinez with Martinez & Associates has some safety tips for you and your child. Speeding is the number one cause of crashes or accidents in a school zone and distractions are the second. Back-to-school safety tips for parentsGo to the bus stop with your child to teach them the proper way to get on and off the bus. Obey school zone speed limits and follow your school's drop-off procedure. The area 10 feet around a school bus is the most dangerous for children; stop far enough back to allow them to safely enter and exit the bus.
Desi Loves San Antonio: Summer water safety tips
SAN ANTONIO - Fun in the sun -- that's what it's all about this time of year, whether you're enjoying the pool with friends or family. Desi Martinez, attorney at Martinez & Associates, has some helpful tips to keep you and your loved ones out of harm's way this summer around swimming pools. Do you know someone who has been hurt in a swimming pool accident as a result of someone's negligence? Martinez & Associates can investigate the circumstances of your case to determine whether the property owner's negligence caused the swimming pool accident. Sponsored article by Martinez & Associates.