Who knew historic preservation could ignite so much neighborhood drama?
ApprovedHouston school board trustees voted 6-1Thursday to renew HISD's contract with Community Education Partners. The roughly $14 million contract with the Nashville-based alternative schooling program for at-risk students had received harsh criticism from the League of United Latin ... More >>
Photos by Margaret DowningMary Almendarez, first vice president for LULAC Council 402, leads off the press conference Monday, in support of terminating the Houston ISD's contract with Community Education Partners.It was one of those great, if little noticed moments in Houston history, as separate ... More >>
Last week when Hair Balls reported that LULAC (the League of United Latin American Citizens) had sent letters to the Texas Education Agency and the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts saying it should investigate Houston ISD for the amount of money it spends on two private alternative schools, we w ... More >>
Cinco de Mayo is a day for Americans of Mexican descent to commemorate their rich history and heritage while at the same time trying to ignore the legions of mouth-breathing Chron commenters clamoring for their deportation. And if being blamed for the H1N1 (don't call it swine) flu outbreak wasn't ... More >>
An activist Roman Catholic priest with little English is sent to conservative Aggieland
The Minutemen have come to Texas
May 5 fun for drunkards and sober folks alike
An MFAH show and a crop of new galleries are redefining what Latino art is supposed to look like
If Chronicle coverage is any indication, Texans owner Bob McNair is 2002's VIP
Jones High gets to keep Principal Lawrence Allen but loses its prestigious Vanguard program
U.S. representative from the 29th Congressional District of Texas
Protesters scream about censorship. The board denounces potentially crippling boycotts. Will the two sides in the Pacifica conflict ever learn that, beneath their shrill cries, they're on the same team?
Ranch Rescue's Jack Foote swears he just wants to mend fences. Is pseudomilitary secrecy, right-wing rhetoric and an armed vigilante militia the best way?
Spanish-language media cries foul over Railcar Killer interviews
Mama Ninfa brings home fajitas
Legendary restauranteur Felix Tijerina mixed Mexican food and Texas politics
Rousting day workers under the banner of a crime crackdown
For 27 years, math teacher Phyllis Landes had a spotless record. Then the Texas Education Agency accused her of making racist remarks, and nearly ruined her school and her life.