CAMERON COUNTY - The historic Stonewall Jackson Hotel in downtown San Benito will soon see a major makeover.
Arnold Padilla, with the San Benito Housing Authority, said the entity will spend $220,000 to buy the property and $3 million to refurbish the building.
"We are going to be... more »
SAN BENITO - The owner of a San Benito hotel has been ordered to appear in court Monday.
Omar Cuevas, owner of the Stonewall Jackson Hotel, was cited for multiple safety and code violations. The hotel had no working extinguishers, unsafe beams and electrical problems.
Officials evicted the... more »
SAN BENITO - The Stonewall Jackson Hotel has shuttered its doors. The move comes after the city of San Benito cited the owner for more than a dozen safety code violations.
Code enforcement officers uncovered 19 fire and code enforcement violations, city officials said.
"The city is not... more »
SAN BENITO - City officials on Thursday again asked Stonewall Jackson Hotel residents to vacate the building.
Officials said the new notices are based on health and safety concerns. They said recent repairs don't meet minimum code requirements.
The notices warned residents of fire, building and code enforcement... more »
SAN BENITO - City officials on Monday said they will not evict the residents of the Stonewall Jackson Hotel.
Hotel owners said city workers didn't follow proper protocol to shut down the building.
Municipal workers had ordered the eviction of all the residents after code inspectors found numerous... more »
SAN BENITO - Thirty families in San Benito told to vacate the Stonewall Jackson Hotel this weekend have been given an extension until Monday.
The order was given because of code and health violations noted throughout the hotel.
Residents were supposed to be out by Saturday afternoon, but... more »
SAN BENITO - Several families have been ordered to vacate the Stonewall Jackson Hotel after code enforcement inspectors discovered numerous safety and health violations, officials said.
The families were given 48 hours to leave the hotel.
"They say we need to leave. We want to follow the laws... more »
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