Cedar Park

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2014

    Houston Second in Population Growth, Census Says

    Humidity, hurricanes and no zoning laws weren't enough to keep people away. According to US Census data, from 2012 to 2013, Houston was second in population growth behind New York. H-Town added an estimated 35,202 residents from July 1, 2012, to July 1, 2013. New York was far ahead, adding an esti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    248 Dogs Face Uncertain Future, And Their Rescue Organization Won't Tell us Why

    Until last December, Hewitt-based Happy Endings Dog Rescue paid hundreds of thousands of dollars a year to board dogs at the Lavon-based Camp Diggy Bones kennel. But word went out among the animal rescue community that Happy Endings, run by a woman named Linda Robinson-Pardo, suddenly lost a major ... More >>

  • News

    October 17, 2013

    Why Is It that No One Seems to Be Responsible When a 13-Year-Old in State Care Says She's Been Raped?

    CPS hands off kids to placement companies who send the kids to foster families. Something goes wrong, for example, a 13-year-old girl says she's been raped, and accountability vanishes along the way.

  • News

    May 3, 2012

    Another Austin Lover

    Six bad reasons to move there.

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    Six Stupid Reasons to Move to Austin, a Mediocre Town

    Some mewling mouth-breather named Ed Reed on a blog called Thought Catalog has fallen in love with Austin and listed off six reasons why more Yankees and Californians should move there and join him. And of course, there's an obligatory, misinformed slam on Houston, but more on that later... He say ... More >>

  • News

    March 29, 2012

    In Search of Spring Break

    Looking for booze, babes and beach parties on Galveston Island

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2012

    SXSW: Why Are We Here?

    That headline is not any kind of existential plaint; Rocks Off was legitimately curious. We know why we're at SXSW - it's our job. But it's a broad, broad spectrum between those of us doing some kind of business here this week and the hordes of people in Austin purely to party. So, because we are s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Cover Story: Another Cop Molests a Teen Explorer, Central Texas DA Claims

    A month ago, the Houston Press brought you an in-depth story chronicling how cops nationwide have molested dozens of teenage police cadets who had enrolled in the Explorer Program, which is chartered through Boys Scouts of America subsidiary Learning for Life. As if to drive home the veracity of ou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Anna Mayo: Another KBR Employee Who Says She Was Raped In Iraq

    The suit includes a graphic description of the rape​A Cedar Park woman has filed suit in federal court in Houston against Halliburton and KBR, alleging she was brutally raped while working for the company in Iraq last November.Mayo, 27, says she was raped by a KBR employee who is not named in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    For Method Man, Five Musical Shootings

    ​Should be an interesting scene at House of Blues this evening, where Method Man, not exactly the shy type, might get a little more attention than he bargained for. Rumor has it some time between sound check and the tall, fragrant rapper's headlining set with Redman, he'll be served with papers in ... More >>

  • News

    March 2, 2000
  • Dining

    June 18, 1998