Harris Judge

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2013

    Why Aren't There Any Books About the Astros?

    Esquire recently published a list of the 20 best non-fiction baseball books. I have read most of these books, as well as lots of baseball books not listed. But the list got me to thinking. I've yet to come across a really good baseball devoted to the Houston Astros. There are libraries full of books ... More >>

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    August 4, 2009

    Commuter Rail From Galveston And Hempstead By 2012!! Well, Maybe

    ‚ÄčThe Citizens Transportation Coalition is currently giddy with dreams of 90 MPH commuter trains speeding from Galveston and down 290 into the city...possibly by 2012, which sounds like the far future but is only three years away. There hasn't been much public movement on commuter rail since the HG ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    HISD's Former Board President Moves On In Portland

    Cathy Mincberg, the longtime political semi-honcho who once was HISD's board president and left the district as its chief business officer, is now leaving her latest gig.She had been chief operations officer of the Portland school system, but now she is becoming the V-P and chief academic officer fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2008

    The 2008 Voting Charts: The County Judge Race

    Part two of our look at local races, in chart form, concentrates on the Harris County Judge race. County Judge is an extremely important position that flies under the radar of most people. The two candidates for the office aren't exactly changing that. David Mincberg is Bill White's former housing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2008

    David Mincberg: Out To Get Cattle Rustlers

    The position of Harris County Judge is essentially similar to being the mayor of a city of four million people. Which would be a pretty damn big city, with all the problems of the modern urban era. Or it could be like the County Extension agent in some rural Texas outpost, passing out leaflets on b ... More >>

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