10 hours ago | News
So Dallas will solve its loose dog problem by killing more dogs. Good. I could hope for only more thing. I wish they would film the killing of the dogs every week and put the video online. With that video, I wish the city also would post the ...
7 days ago | City Hall
Construction cranes rise all over the skyline, traffic jams rush hour, so many apartment/condo projects crowd the city’s older neighborhoods that you can hardly see the neighborhoods. With this sheer volume of economic activity that we can see in ...
8 days ago | City Hall
Years go by. I’m OK. Sleep great. Steady hands, no shakes. Then out of nowhere I awaken one night from a dead slumber covered in a cold sweat with eyes like silver dollars and a throbbing heart. And I know. Somewhere out there in the black of nigh...
9 days ago | City Hall
Too many times I tell you how City Hall doesn’t have a single desk where the buck stops, how you can’t get City Hall to do anything for you, and I always forget to mention the exception. There is one thing you can do to make City Hall work like...
13 days ago | Education
A story in yesterday’s Dallas Morning News about a slow-down in turnover among public school principals in Dallas contained this unattributed wisdom: “Experts say a principal needs five years at the same school to make real improvement. When the p...
14 days ago | News
The news lately on DART, our regional mass transit agency, is that the city’s elected officials are having major credibility problems with the things DART staff tells them about rail construction projects worth billions of dollars. When I hear abo...