Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway Before last week’s pro-hotel shindig in the Flag Room at City Hall, I decided to attend Wednesday’s council meeting. No particular reason, although the Fairfield zoning case was on the afternoon agenda. Ironically, I ran into Kat Truitt on my way down the elev ... More >>
Brian Harkin Dr. Elba Garcia, Mayor Pro Tem When the city council’s Trinity River Corridor Project Committee voted unanimously to both rename Industrial Boulevard “Riverfront Boulevard” and move forward with renaming Ross Avenue “Cesar Chavez Boulevard,” I finally became interested in thi ... More >>
Diversity be damned. You want to rename Industrial Boulevard, it better "market" the city.
A march is planned in Oak Cliff today to demand immigration reforms; it's part of a national day of advocacy to push Congress to act this summer, before Washington is swamped by the presidential campaign. Advocates want "comprehensive" reform, a policy that would include not only additional border e ... More >>
Domingo Garcia figures that megamarch last spring was only the start of something big, which is why he's taking on ICE today. Immigration advocates are gathering momentum for another spring of political action, hoping to turn last year's megamarch and student walk-outs into a broader movement for le ... More >>