April 24th, 2020
The police and sheriff’s union leadership in Texas’s largest county say they are not likely to enforce an order by County Judge Lina Hidalgo (D) requiring that masks to be worn by all in public. The order calls for officers...
March 17th, 2020
City and county officials on Monday ordered all bars and clubs to close for 15 days, and for restaurants to eliminate sit-down service, in response to new federal government coronavirus guidelines.
March 5th, 2020
The state's first coronavirus case identified outside of a Texas quarantine site is a man in his 70s who lives in the Houston area.
February 28th, 2020
Houston residents were encouraged to continue boiling water before consuming it Friday morning as repairs continued on a water main break that left parts of the city without tap water and flooded part of the East Loop.
January 16th, 2020
The decline in readership of mayor newspapers in America can be blamed on many factors. One is lack of trust in reporting facts that are in fact opinions not labeling them as such.
December 27th, 2019
I recently had a front row seat in the City of Houston runoff race between Sylvester Turner and Tony Buzbee.
December 12th, 2019
Buzbee asked a question of his fellow citizens recently, "Can anyone look at the present state of Houston city government and say: Let's have four more years of this?"
November 21st, 2019
The FBI on Wednesday arrested former HPD officers Gerald Goines and Steven Bryant, along with Patricia Garcia, a neighbor on Harding Street who called 9-1-1.
October 30th, 2019
Why? First, does it trouble you, the voter, that METRO (train and bus system) is spending over $8.5 million of your tax dollars to sell this plan to you? This is something that should be illegal.
October 28th, 2019
In the "You Can't Make This Up" department, the Houston Chronicle announces support for Sylvester Turner for Mayor while on its front page tells us "Rocky Roads Ahead - Years of Underfunded Maintenance Leave Houston Task of...
March 18th, 2020
Crude oil prices have plunged 45% so far in March and are at the lowest level since 2002. The energy market has been slammed by a slump in demand because of the virus pandemic and a price war between some of the world’s...
March 11th, 2020
Mayor Sylvester Turner on Wednesday ordered the shutdown of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo due to concerns about coronavirus after a Montgomery County man with no recent travel history tested positive for COVID-19....
March 2nd, 2020
Houston is the energy capital of the world that’s poised to be the energy innovation capital of the world. When it comes to solving climate change, Texas is ready with the cheer across the gym during Spirit Week: “We’ve...
January 24th, 2020
A massive explosion rocked a northwest Houston neighborhood and the blast was felt all across the region Friday morning. It happened around 4:25 a.m. and originated in the 4500 block of Gessner Rd. One person was unaccounted...
December 30th, 2019
I had a front row seat for the Houston Mayor's election runoff and with your indulgence, a few observations.
December 17th, 2019
Harris County, long a national leader in the use of the death penalty, has handed down just two death sentences in the past five years.
December 2nd, 2019
Below are the questions we asked City of Houston candidates and give a letter grade based on their responses. In some instances there was no response, like Sylvester Turner, who doesn't want your vote.
November 1st, 2019
There are only two days left to vote - today, the last day of early voting and of course Tuesday, Election Day, November 5th - which means conservatives have only two days to change the direction of the city of Houston.
October 28th, 2019
The Astros are proving why they may be one of the most complete teams in the history of the sport, shutting down the Nationals’ bats, sweeping all three games at Nationals Park and now standing at the brink of their second...
October 23rd, 2019
Finding out who represents you can be more complicated than expected. Spanning 665 square miles with more than 2 million people, the city is split into 11 districts. The bounds of each district twist and wrap around area...