Comcast says: Yes, we do care! Back in September, Comcast made a deal with the Federal Communications Commission as part of its takeover of NBC and Universal Studios, that it would provide low-cost Internet services and a cheaply priced computer to low-income families -- but that hasn't happe ... More >>
Pop Tarts are exiting the Houston ISD breakfast program. As Hair Balls detailed a month ago, union leader Orell Fitzsimmons attacked the district's use of Pop Tarts and other surgary, processed foods in its breakfast program at a board meeting -- and apparently made some headway.This morning, fo ... More >>
Judge who helped BP went on junket party on their tab.
Photo courtesy Orell FitzsimmonsThe upcoming cost-savings cutback in hours for cafeteria workers in the Houston ISD brought union leader Orell Fitzsimmons over to two HISD elementaries this week and when he looked in on the actual breakfast being served, he was not amused."Milk, juice, Pop Tarts ... 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 >>
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