Michael Kubosh, part of the fighting brothers who finally rid Houston of red-light cameras, is announcing today he's running for an at-large city council seat. Kubosh will announce he's running for Melissa Noriega's at-large seat (she is term-limited out), and an eclectic cast of Houston politicos ... More >>
After a protracted debate and opposition from nearly every political and religious group in the city, Houston's City Council passed an ordinance last week that bans serving charitable meals on properties -- public or private -- where the property owner hadn't granted express permission for you to do ... More >>
The 101-year-old Cage Elementary building on Telephone Road may get a new lease on life with a deal Mayor Annise Parker proposed today. The city would purchase the land and building from the Houston school district for $100,000 in credits that HISD can use to buy rights of way or other city ... More >>
Step right up, folks: Passion, deceit, money, lots of money, double dealing and a mayor with more flip-flops in her than a Cirque du Soleil acrobat!
Enron honcho needs work.
Kristi Thibaut: Running for council.Kristi Thibaut, the Democrat who rode the 2008 Obama surge into a single term in the state legislature representing Memorial and the west side of town, has announced she is running for the at-large City Council seat being vacated by term-limited Sue Lovell. ... More >>
The City Council is set to vote this morning on a proposed 380 agreement with developer Michael Ainbinder, who plans to build a Walmart near the Heights. The vote could technically be delayed another week, but Mayor Parker said yesterday if a council member tries to do that, she'd overrule the ... More >>
The mayor says the Walmart vote can't be delayed any longer; City Council must decide tomorrow. The public had its last chance today to talk to the mayor and city council members about a proposed "380 agreement" between the city and developer Michael Ainbinder, who plans to build a Walmart near t ... More >>
Photo by Margaret DowningThe rumors are overheated, but Noriega says something happenedRumors are flying about some type of altercation between Houston school superintendent Terry Grier and city councilmember Melissa Noriega.One version of the tale making the rounds is that Noriega was driving in ... More >>
This city's gay community pushed back hard.