<< Previous Page  |  1  |  ...  |  326  |  ...  |  652  |  ...  |  978  |  ...  |  1272  |  1273  |  1274  |  ...  |  1304  |  Next Page >> 25441 - 25460 of 26066

  • Article

    The Insider

    Creative Campaign Finance 101 Normally, the campaign finance reports for city officials make for pretty dry reading, which is why the cabinet drawer that housed them in City Secretary Anna Russell's office once bore the sarcastic label "graft and...

    by Tim Fleck on July 11, 1996
  • Article

    No Contest

    Led by Steve McVicker, Houston Press writers swept four of five first-place awards for newspapers with circulations of more than 100,000 in the Houston Press Club's 1995 Excellence in Journalism Awards. McVicker was named "print journalist of th...

    on July 11, 1996
  • Article

    The Fine This Time - OSHA spanks Exxon for safety lapses at its Baytown refinery

    When you get caught with your pants down, sometimes it's best just to admit it, pull them up and move on. Or, if you're Exxon Company U.S.A., admit it, pull them up and then claim they never fell down in the first place. That, at least, appears to be...

    by Bob Burtman on July 11, 1996
  • Article

    Letters

    In Defense of Dr. Johnson After reading your article about the controversy surrounding Dr. Elizabeth Johnson and the results of her DNA tests ["Blood Feud," by Steve McVicker, May 30], I felt compelled to comment. I have been a practicing forensi...

    on July 11, 1996
  • Article

    Hardball - How softball coach Holly Nuber won the state championship -- and lost her job

    Holly Nuber lugs an empty white carton through the gleaming hallways of Pearland High School. She looks every inch like what she used to be: the coach of Texas' championship softball team. Tall and athletic, she wears Bermuda shorts and a green polo ...

    by Bonnie Gangelhoff on July 4, 1996
  • Article

    Dream House - TUTS is claiming a new Music Hall is a done deal. But is it?

    In late April, Texas Commerce Bank CEO Marc Shapiro sent out a letter brimming with good news for fans of musical theater. Acting in his capacity as a part-time fundraiser for the Houston Music Hall Foundation, Shapiro told a potential contributor to...

    by Megan Halverson on July 4, 1996
  • Article

    The Insider

    Body Count Maybe it does pay to be a Friend of Bill. After asking Attorney General Janet Reno to authorize the Justice Department to be "more forthcoming" to "appropriate city authorities" on the FBI's City Hall sting, Mayor Bob Lanier reports th...

    by Tim Fleck on July 4, 1996
  • Article

    Cameron Frye Has a Big Idea - And he's put his own money behind it. But who's Cameron Frye?

    If Cameron Frye's arms were legs, he'd walk a hundred miles a day. Windmilling, they work like giant exclamation points in sync with Frye's voice, which he modulates according to the ever-changing topic at hand: the 43 times he's seen Phantom of the ...

    by Bob Burtman on July 4, 1996
  • Article

    Letters

    First Recorded Freudian Slip by a Computer Spell Checker Both may be exaggerations, but rumors of Betti's internment [The Insider, June 13] are less premature than those of her interment. Barry Mennima Houston ...But Not Deserving of S...

    on July 4, 1996
  • Article

    Slab o' Trouble - Some David Weekley homebuyers discovered their dreams were built on shifting sands. What's worse, they say, is that Weekley knew.

    We at David Weekley Homes are not just selling shelter; we are selling the dream of home ownership ... a sense of security and stability ... a stress-free retreat from the world ... a place to raise a family ... rest and relaxation ... a place to cre...

    by Bob Burtman on June 27, 1996
  • Article

    Weekley for the Defense

    If the Murillos, Townsends and Ganjis tried to bring their suits against David Weekley Homes today, they might have a tougher time in court, thanks to revisions in the law approved during the 1995 legislative session. Those changes were largely due t...

    by Bob Burtman on June 27, 1996
  • Article

    Lofty Aspersions - Some renters find that downtown life ain't so grand. Tough, says their landlord.

    The eviction notice arrived on a Tuesday, crisp and white and bearing the signature of Randall Davis. The developer had had enough of tenant Jay Seegers, and told him so in the most obvious way possible -- by ordering Seegers out of the roomy, N...

    by Lisa Bass on June 27, 1996
  • Article

    Death in the Back Seat - However it went down, Jaciel Gonzalez shouldn't have died

    Anytime a 15-year-old kid whose hands are cuffed behind his back is shot to death while riding in the back seat of a police car, someone has some explaining to do. Those were the circumstances surrounding the death of Jaciel Gonzalez, who suffer...

    by Steve McVicker on June 27, 1996
  • Article

    The Insider

    Port of Desire With the profusion of poison pens jabbing over the upcoming appointment to fill the city's slot on the Port Authority Commission, not all the stings being inflicted at City Hall these days are of the FBI variety. Two weeks ago, Por...

    by Tim Fleck on June 27, 1996
  • Article

    Fleck Exonerated; Stockman Sued

    The Harris County District Attorney's Office has concluded that Press staff writer Tim Fleck broke no laws while inside Congressman Steve Stockman's combination home and campaign headquarters on June 8. "Based on our usual standards, there was n...

    by Jim Simmon on June 27, 1996
  • Article

    Letters

    Joe Leydon, an Honorable Man Unjustly Vilified In my opinion, Joe Leydon's review of Mission: Impossible was right on the money, insofar as I pretty much agreed with all the points he made. Of course, I've disagreed with his reviews over the year...

    on June 27, 1996
  • Article

    Cut & Run - He made millions sculpting the figures of Houston women while dodging one of the largest malpractice judgments in Texas history. But after botching another surgery, can Dr. Gerald Johnson continue to operate?

    Charlotte found her plastic surgeon the way many women do: by word of mouth. It seems there were plenty of women around who were unwilling to accept the will of their creator and had chosen to improve upon nature's handiwork. Some did so by having pi...

    by Brian Wallstin on June 20, 1996
  • Article

    The Insider

    Tales of Cupit (Rhymes with Stupid) The squirrelly adventures of Congressman Steve Stockman's frat-house band of consultants who call themselves Political Won Stop seem to know no limits. The Hill, a Congress-covering weekly in the nation's capit...

    by Tim Fleck on June 20, 1996
  • Article

    Goal-Oriented - Robert Rothbard wants to re-net America's basketball hoops

    Back in 1986, Robert Rothbard wasn't much of a basketball fan. Soccer had provided his school-days sport, but his oldest son was suddenly taking to hoops as if he knew, somehow, that ten years later, he'd be a six-foot-two-inch 15-year-old. Rothbard ...

    by Brad Tyer on June 20, 1996
  • Article

    Letters

    What You Can't See In reading your article "The Derrel Files" [by Randall Patterson, May 30], I found it interesting that there seemed to be a lack of sympathy for people who believe that they have been abducted by aliens. These people are fright...

    on June 20, 1996
<< Previous Page  |  1  |  ...  |  326  |  ...  |  652  |  ...  |  978  |  ...  |  1272  |  1273  |  1274  |  ...  |  1304  |  Next Page >> 25441 - 25460 of 26066
Houston Concert Tickets

From the Print Edition

The World Cup Boom Is Real, But Will Soccer Remain Must-See TV?

Odds are good that at some point in the last month you watched some of the World Cup. Whether it was from the comfort of home, with friends at the… More >>

Married, Sort Of: It's a Confusing Time to Be Gay and Married in the State of Texas

Whenever my wife used to ask me whether or not same-sex marriage would ever be legal in all 50 states, I paraphrased Atticus Finch by saying, “We won’t live to… More >>

Adaptive Movement Is a Parkour Class for the Physically Disabled

When you think of parkour, you probably think about American Ninja Warrior, modern action movies or any of the countless viral videos that feature people jumping from roof to roof… More >>

Early Decisions: More College Coaches Are Getting Into Middle-School Recruiting Early Decisions: More College Coaches Are Getting Into Middle-School Recruiting

It was February 2010, and Lane Kiffin had just taken over the reins of the University of Southern California program. As its brand-new head coach, on the heels of the… More >>

Loading...