El Paso Metro Weekly Byte: January 3, 2002

Welcome to El Paso Metro’s week in review. This section is updated every Tuesday night.

City Council Review

  • Item seeking censure against Luis Sariñana was deleted;
  • Approved the hiring of interim personnel director on permanent basis.

Other news

  • Smoking Ban goes into affect. Grace period will ensue to allow customers to get used to it;
  • Mexican government to allow the personal importation of automobiles;
  • Major retailers including Walmart, Kmart and local malls fail to reach their sales targets;
  • Websites break the 200 million mark and the internet breaks into its 2,000th day of operation
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