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Penitas Breaks Ground for Las Alturas de Penitas

 Penitas and Touchstone Communities held a Groundbreaking Ceremony for a new skilled-nursing and long-term care community, Las Alturas de Peñitas. The new facility will provide 150 new jobs and is set to open in early 2020. 

Penitas 2019 White Wing Pageant

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Penitas White Wing Pageant!

Tom Gill Road Improvements Commence

City of Penitas Mayor Rigo Lopez and Commissioners Jose Roel Flores and Ramiro Loya announce the commencement of street improvements to Tom Gill Road. View update here. >>

Road Closure

Mayor Rigo Lopez and City of Peñitas officials would like to advise citizens that Tom Gill Road will be closed to through traffic from 3 Mile Road to Pino Street starting at 9 am tomorrow, Wednesday, March 7th through Monday, March 19th at 6 pm.  The closure is part of a drainage im…

White Wing Festival Crowns Royal Court

The Penitas White Wing Festival held its 2017-2018 Royal Court Coronation Ceremony on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Penitas Mayor Rigo Lopez and Councilmember Jose Roel Flores were in attendance to thank the outgoing 2016-2017 Royal Court for their service throughout the year, and welcomed and c…

Peñitas Participates in Statewide "Stand with Law Enforcement"

To mark the one-year anniversary of the attack on Dallas law enforcement, and in honor of all peace officers across Texas, the City of Peñitas participated in a statewide call by Texas Governor Greg Abbott to stand with law enforcement in Texas. Governor Abbott asked all Texas law enforcemen…

Peñitas Donates Fire Truck to Rio Bravo, Mexico

At its regular meeting held in June, the Peñitas City Council approved the donation of a fire truck to the Mexican city of Rio Bravo, Tamaulipas. Peñitas Mayor Rigo Lopez and the Peñitas City Council recently hosted an event to officially present t…

New City Hall Design

We are one step closer to our new City Hall and Police Station! At a special city meeting held Monday, the Penitas City Council approved this modern-look design for the new facility. Funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the building will house city administration offices and the pol…


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