Back in November 2011, the run up to the election was going strong and, as is the long standing tradition in Houston, there were election signs everywhere. Seriously. If your granny stood still long enough, someone was bound to attach an election sign to the front of her walker. The thing is, Mayor ... More >>
Some say the councilwoman known for her diatribes is influenced by senior adviser William Park, who last year was banned from the investments industry.
The Kubosh Brothers are kind of like the Baldwin brothers, if the Baldwins were rotund, squinty-eyed and sweaty. That's because it's confusing just how many brothers actually exist. Two? Three? After a while, it doesn't really matter: There's always another Kubosh. And that Kubosh has always got thi ... 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!
Photo by Mandy OaklanderPaul Kubosh and Jolanda Jones held a press conference today.Tomorrow, city council is holding a rare special session that may ring the death knell for red-light cameras. The to-be proposed ordinance, if passed, would immediately turn off the cameras. But yesterday, cou ... More >>
Photo by Mandy OaklanderPaul Kubosh addressed city council yesterday. As far as city hall meetings go, yesterday's was raucous. Members of the National Black United Front, Houston Ministers Against Crime, city council hopefuls, and Citizens Against Red Light Cameras filled the hall to standin ... More >>
The party lights flash for thee.As difficult as it may be to believe, in times of tight budget constraints law enforcement -- in a never-ending devotion to duty -- is somehow finding the resources to hand out a boatload of traffic tickets and ramp up efforts to collect on outstanding fines. ... More >>
Nowhere to hide. If there's one place we expect to be safe from Sarah Palin and her reality TV exploits, it's a courtroom in a federal courthouse during a hearing about red light cameras. We are wrong. Sarah Palin's Alaska received at least three mentions at a hearing earlier today, starting with ... More >>
The battle over red light cameras in Houston rages on. Paul Kubosh wants to give voters a voice in the ongoing battle over red light cameras in Houston. Kubosh, who started Citizens Against Red Light Cameras, filed today a "motion to intervene" in a federal lawsuit that was filed against the city ... More >>
You're still on cameraThe answer to the above question is "We wouldn't recommend it."But with the big vote against red-light cameras in Houston yesterday, there are a lot of unanswered questions on the fallout.Paul Kubosh, the lawyer who led the fight, tells Hair Balls that he thinks there should ... More >>
A vocal opponent of red light cameras filed a lawsuit today against the City of Houston for apparently refusing to release monthly traffic reports requested under the state's Public Information Act.The lawsuit, filed in Harris County District Court by Paul Kubosh, who helped found the group Citiz ... More >>
The three-mile stretch of avenue is Houston's place to be if you're young, white, single and ready to party. At least for now.
Some traffic court offenders find horror in their junk mail