2012 was an unbelievable whirlwind for Texas A&M head football coach Kevin Sumlin. After quickly making the transition from Houston to College Station last spring, Sumlin went to SEC Media Day in July and basically learned that the respect level from the rest of the SEC for his Aggies was practicall ... More >>
Insert obligatory photo of buxom woman in a dirndl consuming lager from a stein here. (And remember: Lederhosen are Austrian, not Bavarian!)If there's one thing that we Americans enjoy doing, it's co-opting other countries' holidays and turning them into giant boozefests for no good reason ot ... More >>
Photo via White House Flickr group"Anyone seen Bill?"President Barack Obama is visiting Texas -- including Houston -- next month to raise money for Democrats, but Bill White won't be appearing with him.White, in fact, has gone out of his way to be snippy about it, telling USA Today "I was in the ... More >>
Amid the chaos that is Haiti, Dr. Patricia Wolff has made ending child malnutrition her life's work.
Much like the beef stroganoff on the buffet table, yesterday's mayoral forum was safe and unassuming. It was a packed banquet room of business attire for the luncheon, which the Rotary Club of Houston hosted at the Junior League. Candidates sat side-to-side at a table on stage. Roy Mor ... More >>
Houstonians, rejoice: We just may have a new item to add to the list of things we don’t do as well as other major cities! Jay Wall, a local real estate broker, and Alan Helfman, VP of Helfman Car Dealerships, took HPD to task today at a special Rotary Club of Houston panel, saying the departmen ... More >>
A 29-year-old woman who lived at the FLDS ranch at the time of the CPS raid spoke to members of the Rotary Club of Houston earlier today. The woman spoke briefly and wouldn't reveal her name, but her attorney said she wanted the crowd to understand that the FLDS mothers were quite normal. "I chose ... More >>
Spielberg gets caught up in the thrill of the chase
Jones High needs a lot of renovation -- and not just the buildings. At least HISD can't pretend it doesn't know it has a problem. Its own task force told it so.
The way the church treated program founder Jim Kennedy was criminal
Dear tenants: If you must stay, better hold your breath!
Bankrupt journalist of the year v. O'Quinn et al.
Donna Ballard and her Christian conservative cohorts have transformed the State Board of Education. But will they transform the way Texas teaches its kids?
Jon Lindsay is an admitted liar and an accused perjurer. Should Harris County voters take him at his word - again?
At 80, Miller Quarles figures he should have 100 good years left. And Houston's apostle of life extension is determined to find them.
A citizen among the up-treading