Priscila Mosqueda

Priscila Mosqueda
Priscila Mosqueda is a contributing writer at the Observer, where she previously interned. She grew up in San Antonio and graduated with a bachelor's in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin in 2012. Her work has appeared in InsideClimate News, The Center for Public Integrity, The Daily Beast, and various Central Texas outlets.
  • Hillcrest neighborhood

    A Neighborhood Apart

    Residents of two Corpus Christi neighborhoods claim energy companies stole their health by polluting the air, water and ground around their homes. Now they are fighting a government bureaucracy that is threatening to tear them apart with a massive highway project. Full Story

  • Fracking protesters outside the Capitol

    Democrats Cave on Measure Overturning Fracking Regulations

      Despite vociferous opposition from local elected officials, environmentalists and citizens, many Democrats in the Texas Legislature are supporting controversial legislation that would strip […] Full Story

  • Parade in favor of Denton fracking ban

    Convergence of Local Control and Fracking Lights Up the Lege

    On Monday, more than four months after Denton voted to ban fracking, a House committee discussed two bills that would derail local efforts to curb oil and gas drilling. Full Story

  • Amber and Fred Lyssy

    The Holdouts

    These are the stories of three Texas families who were willing to walk away from thousands of dollars—and battle loved ones, their communities and their government—to make a stand, even when facing insurmountable odds. Full Story

  • Parade in favor of Denton fracking ban

    On the Fracking Ban-Wagon in Denton

    On Nov. 4, Denton will decide whether to become the first city in Texas to ban fracking. Full Story

  • Hillcrest neighborhood

    A Neighborhood Apart

    Residents of two Corpus Christi neighborhoods claim energy companies stole their health by polluting the air, water and ground around their homes. Now they are fighting a government bureaucracy that is threatening to tear them apart with a massive highway project. Full Story

  • Amber and Fred Lyssy

    The Holdouts

    These are the stories of three Texas families who were willing to walk away from thousands of dollars—and battle loved ones, their communities and their government—to make a stand, even when facing insurmountable odds. Full Story

  • Parade in favor of Denton fracking ban

    On the Fracking Ban-Wagon in Denton

    On Nov. 4, Denton will decide whether to become the first city in Texas to ban fracking. Full Story

  • The President and First Lady attend a memorial service in Waco, Texas, for the firefighters and first responders who died at the West fertilizer plant explosion.

    Report: Firefighter Deaths at West Fertilizer Plant Disaster Could Have Been Prevented

    The State Fire Marhsal's Office reports that the deaths of 10 volunteer firefighters who perished in the West fertilizer plant disaster in April 2013 were preventable. Full Story

  • herocomplexfeat

    Hero Complex

    Last year was the deadliest on record for Texas firefighters. Can dampening a culture of heroism keep them safer? Full Story