Here's a factoid that will brighten your day a little because, trust me, you're going to need all the sunshine in the world here in a minute. Houston is one of the highest-ranked cities in America when it comes to having the best charities. Only St. Louis has us beat. Inside the list of great Hous ... More >>
He didn't have a cow. He'd never raised a goat or gathered eggs from a chicken, or nursed a rabbit through an illness. But what Edward Carrizales-Saucedo, a senior at Scarborough High School, had was an outstanding academic and extracurricular record. And that was more than enough for the Houston L ... More >>
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For more than 70 years, Milby High School has educated working class kids from the East End. In the early 1960s, I was one of them. I recently went back to Milby to see not what had changed, but what, if anything, remained.