For more than thirty years, Paul Elizondo served as county commissioner, winning successive bids for the job as a Democrat. According to a statement from his family Thursday, the Precinct 2 county commissioner has died. He was 83.
Two-year-old Zainab Mughal has neuroblastoma and will need blood transfusions during her treatment. But the little girl has a genetic variation in her blood that makes finding a compatible donor extremely difficult. Ross Herron, the chief medical officer of the West Division of American Red Cross Blood Services, said there is a lot more to blood compatibility than just type.