Marlene McClinton

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    How Many Times Will Otters Delay Houston Flights Before Something Is Done?

    ‚ÄčIf we had a nickel for everytime we had to write an "Otter Delays Flight At Bush Intercontinental" story, we' able to buy whatever costs five cents these days. (Answer: A shiny new nickel. Or an old one.)But believe us -- we are going to be keeping an eye on this disturbing trend. It may no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Hobby Airport, Kicking Some Customer-Service Ass

    Photo by Annie MoleAirports Council International has recently confirmed what Hair Balls already knew: Houston Hobby is one of the best mother-effin' airports in the world! William P. Hobby Airport was recognized in the ACI's Airport Service Quality Awards as one of the five top-performing airports ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2009

    Don't Worry About That Plane Buzzing Downtown Houston. Really

    Houstonians downtown during today's lunch hour were treating to a very curious aerial display as they walking to and from their offices. A small single-engine was seen doing swoops and twirls in between our tallest skyscrapers. The plane's flight was mostly up and down Main, but the flight plan seem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    The Times Finds Yet Another Annoying Thing About Houston

    Houston, The New York Times has found yet another thing you do that's highly annoying.Earlier, it was our pathetic efforts at recycling. Now it's the security announcements at what it terms "the grandly named" George Bush Intercontinental Airport."I immediately start grousing about those annoying se ... More >>

  • News

    March 15, 2007
  • Blogs

    August 17, 2006

    Bees on a Plane!!

    New Line Cinema "Forget about the damn snakes! We got bees up in this bitch!" As the countdown to the most hyped horror movie this summer begins, there's news that there may be a greater threat to airline passengers than Snakes on a Plane... Bees. Yesterday's WSJ reported that angry bees, at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2006

    Breaking News, Sorta

    Just spoke to Marlene McClinton, spokeswoman for the Houston Airport System, about fumes emanating from a Continental Airlines jet at Bush Intercontinental Airport's Terminal C. Three Continental employees were overcome by the fumes, which supposedly were coming from a U.S. Mail bin. The three Con ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2006

    So Long, Friendly Skies

    It's still the safest way to travel. Well, thanks a lot, terrorists. If you're traveling by plane this morning, you'd better really dress down. By now, you've no doubt heard that British police have thwarted a would-be bomb plot against British flights destined for the U.S. The plot, as Brit off ... More >>

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Local TV News Anchor

    Lisa Foronda, KHOU-TV Channel 11

  • News

    July 22, 1999

    News Hostage

    He's Around Here Somewhere

  • Calendar

    November 26, 1998

    Night & Day

    November 26 - December 2, 1998

  • News

    August 29, 1996