Mike Laster wins a council seat.There weren't a ton of surprises in last night's elections; Annise Parker's barely escaping a runoff is likely getting the most notice, as it probably sets up a well-financed challenge in 2013. But there were some other things. Houston elected another openly ... More >>
Just before 10 a.m. today, Houston City Council approved the historic district applications for Glenbrook Valley, Woodland Heights and Heights South. The mid-century modern neighborhood Glenbrook Valley, at the center of a contentious debate and the subject of the Press' June 23 cover story, ... More >>
Every election cycle, there are winners and there are losers. 2009 is no different. Here is a list of winners and losers and brief reason why.WinnersGarnet Coleman -- He was one of the few African-Americans that supported Annise Parker when she began her career. He stuck out his neck once again, ... More >>
Term limits and raw ambition send local politicos on holiday shopping sprees
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