Blogs » The Daily Dose

Subscribe

  • JROrtega

    Oh, Reno.

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    Hi all, I'm in Reno. It was a nice trip. I instantly fell in love with the scenery. I haven't had Internet for quite some time. I will more than likely be blogging on the blog they created for me ...

  • JROrtega

    Pregnancy grief loss.

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    Let's get this out of the way. No, I'm not pregnant. (insert "haha" here.) But I did just finish reading an article on CNN Health about families who conceive once again after the loss of a child. You can read ...

  • JROrtega

    A 'waist' of time.

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    One of my latest articles, Battle of the Bulge, takes a look at Victoria in comparison to Corpus Christi, our closest big city neighbor and well, just that, a BIG city. It was voted the fattest city not only in ...

  • JROrtega

    One Year Anniversary.

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    I still remember the feeling of my heart inching its way up into my throat. I took those final steps up the stairs of the Victoria Advocate dressed in a khaki pant, and salmon-colored shirt for my first full-time job. ...

  • JROrtega

    Rain rain go away? No, stay here!

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    I find myself turning every couple of minutes and looking at my editor's window. I can see rain slipping down the glass panel. Finally. For those of you who don't know, I can be a bit psychotic when it comes ...

  • JROrtega

    Furthering my education for the betterment of Victoria.

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    Great news for me and for Victoria. I learned today that I was accepted into a fellowship I had applied for early last week. The Robert C. Maynard Institute has a multimedia editing program that I have heard is very ...

  • JROrtega

    Bullies in the Crossroads.

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    We want your experiences on bullying. Last Sunday, Julian Cavazos and I worked on a local story about the nationwide issue of bullying. You can read that story here: http://tinyurl.com/y4qya32 Julian and I will be working on a follow up ...

  • JROrtega

    Street vendors and you. Some input, please.

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    A big hello to all our readers, I'm working on a Your Life feature story on street vendors. I want to sit down and just spend a good couple of days with a vendor and see how they work and ...

  • JROrtega

    My Japaleno's Cafe.

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    For the past seven months, the smell of coffee, home-made tortillas and the sound of Spanish chatter at Japaleno's Cafe has made me feel right at home. I'm sad to re-announce that Japaleno's Cafe will be shutting it's taco-selling doors ...

  • JROrtega

    Reporter Notebook on Snow Day 2009.

    By JROrtega in The Daily Dose

    Want to tell me about your snow experience? Send me an e-mail to jrortega@vicad.com with a paragraph on something interesting about your experience today.

1 16 17 18 19 20 21 22