September 21st, 2020
The report in the Houston Chronicle of September 4, 2020 is inaccurate based on the oversight team (that taxpayers are paying for) who have ignored the problems. The monitors have ignored information provided by...
September 18th, 2020
The 132-acre garden opens today amid a growing movement to create more green spaces for entertainment, conservation, and storm water management throughout Houston.
August 4th, 2020
The city of Houston will begin issuing citations to people who refuse to wear a mask or face covering, Mayor Sylvester Turner said Monday. People who violate Gov. Greg Abbott’s statewide face covering order will be issued a...
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.
September 21st, 2020
The railroad plans to connect Texas' two biggest cities within 90 minutes. Construction could begin in the first half of next year.
August 26th, 2020
As you may know, Hurricane Laura is expected to make landfall late this evening or early tomorrow as a Category 4 Hurricane.
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.