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  • Blogs

    June 10, 2014

    HISD Magnets Get One More Week to Plead Their Case, Teachers to Get a New Set of Evaluation Rules

    Members of the Houston ISD community upset about proposed changes in funding for magnet programs throughout the district will have one more week to marshal their persuasive skills and move trustees away from the changes proposed by Superintendent Terry Grier. Board President Juliet Stipeche on Mon ... More >>

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    April 21, 2011

    Redrawing Fiefdoms in Ye Olde HISD

    Margaret DowningGene Locke walked HISD trustees through redistricting, Chapter 1​The Hispanic population continues to boom, the Anglo drip-drip-drip away to suburbia continues, there's a small decline among African Americans in Houston ISD and the district's biggest gain percentage wise is in ... More >>

  • News

    January 6, 2011

    Don't Kill the Messengers

    How bike couriers plan to survive the internet age.

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    May 12, 2010

    Things Get A Little Testy At Commissioners Court

    "Am not!!" "Are too!!" ​Harris County Commissioners Court met this week, and the subject of which law firms get hired to handle bond business came up.County Judge Ed Emmett tried to ask about spreading the business around or getting a discount. Things didn't go all that well.EMMETT: Okay, I just ... More >>

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    November 24, 2009

    A Bad Weekend For Gene Locke

    Who would have thought that after it was revealed that the "anti-gay" activist Dave Wilson donated $2,000 to the Gene Locke campaign that it would be the catalyst for a bad, bad weekend for the candidate?It didn't help that Locke forgot to attend the first highly anticipated debate since the Novembe ... More >>

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    September 11, 2009

    Houston Companies Don't Do Too Badly In Survey Of Gay-Friendly Workplaces

    ​The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has issued its latest rankings of how businesses treat their gay and lesbian employees, and things look a little better than last year.The report gave 305 businesses a top score of 100 this year; that's an increase from last year's 260. Eleven of the top 20 Fo ... More >>

  • News

    January 1, 2009

    The Stars of HISD

    "Prominent" takes on new meaning

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    December 22, 2008

    The Famous And Not-So-Famous Of HISD's "Prominent Alumni" List

    You probably don't realize it, but the Houston school district's website has a page dedicated to prominent alumni, listed by high school.Unfortunately, many of the "prominent" alumni are politicians, especially current and former HISD board members. Any definition of "prominent" that includes HISD b ... More >>

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    September 10, 2008

    Montgomery County Constables Learn Not To Tangle With Bicyclists (From Huge Law Firms)

    Kendall Gray, the bicycle-rights crusader who received a ticket from a Montgomery County Constable’s deputy for allegedly riding too close to the center stripe of FM 149, won his day court last week. But for Gray, that is not enough. He still wants an apology from the department and the deputy, ... More >>

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    July 24, 2008

    Cops vs. Bicyclists, Montgomery County Style

    Bicyclists beware. When cruising the roads in Montgomery County, watch out for…stupid cops? That’s at least according to one tri-athlete who was training along FM 149 when he had a run in with an officer from the Constable’s office. He's also an attorney at a huge law firm, so Montgomery Cou ... More >>

  • News

    February 12, 1998

    No Shame

    Real people are being evicted from the Fourth Ward. And real people are responsible for their plight.

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    January 23, 1997
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    June 6, 1996
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    July 21, 1994

    The Watchman of the Electronic Frontier

    As the cyber-future creeps toward Houston, one group stands guard: EFH