Last weekend, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro was a busy guy. He was all over California, meeting with President Barack Obama, hanging with George Clooney, and getting loads of national face time.
Across the country, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg poured loads of money into the U.S. Senate candi ... More >>
A jury has found former HPD officer Andrew Blomberg not guilty of official oppression in connection with the arrest of Chad Holley.
The video of the arrest showed officers seemingly whaling away on the teen, who was running from a burglary.
Blomberg was one of four HPD officers who were fired; the ... More >>
Closing city pools? Never mind.Great news for kids: Thanks to some corporate donations, eight swimming pools and seven community centers that were going to be closed this summer due to budget cuts will now be open.
U.S. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and Mayor Annise Parker announced the g ... More >>
Jessica MichanEnding months of increasingly frantic nervous speculation by Prince William and (especially) Kate Middleton, Mayor Annise Parker has greatly eased their mind by officially writing a congratulatory letter, the last big hurdle before any Royal Wedding in London. Preparations for F ... More >>
A graffiti truckThe city of Houston will be unveiling a big new graffiti-removal program tomorrow, throwing a spotlight on five new "graffiti trucks" that will cruise the city removing instantly the scourge of street art wherever it may be.
The Greater East End Management District has receiv ... More >>
Photo by Jessica MichanBob the Builder has nothing on Annise Parker, who loves to put on hard hats to watch old apartment buildings comes down.
This time it was the Ella Square Apartments on Ella Boulevard near the North Loop, a complex that closed in March after numerous citations for safet ... More >>
Annise Parker clarifies things for HPDConcerning Tyjanae Morre, the transgendered woman whose attempt to use a women's restroom in the downtown library got her tossed into the men's jail, and briefly threw city government into confusion, Mayor Annise Parker's office says the "misunderstanding ... More >>
The Heights Walmart deal worked despite missing documents from the developer. That's sure to drive some people crazyHair Balls obtained new e-mails this week that reveal an interesting detail about the controversial 380 agreement between the city and developer Michael Ainbinder: The application, ... More >>