The paper was published by Pablo Cruz beginning in 1888 and featured local, national, and international news and advertising while also advancing and defending the interests of the barrio community.

Pablo Cruz began publishing and editing El Regidor in 1888. Cruz, who was born in Coahuila, Mexico in 1866 and moved to Texas in 1877, was a strong advocate for education, public welfare, and civic causes. After Cruz's death in 1910, the family continued publishing El Regidor until 1916.

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