The Dallas City Council is meeting this morning to decide how it wants to divide a last-minute, $329,000 windfall in the form of additional franchise fees from Oncor. In the context of the a $2.57-billion budget, it's peanuts, but it offers council members a way to fund their own pet projects, many ... More >>
Highland Park's city council has decided to ban fake plastic grass from the town's front yards, a scourge which according to one city official has overtaken at least three (3) properties.
The Morning News reports that council members voted on the new ordinance on Monday. Artificial turf will stil ... More >>
Mary Suhm was right about one thing: When I asked her Thursday where she saw the council pushing back on her proposed FY2011-12 budget, she said, well, probably pools -- specifically, her suggestion that the city shutter five of its 17 pools in the coming fiscal year. Those pools: Bonnie View, Ex ... More >>
Think it's been a wacky college football season?
Michigan, Florida, Southern Cal and Texas are a combined 26-17 22.
And TCU (which is apparently jumping to the Big East in 2012) - at the very worst - is going to the Rose Bowl.
Couldn't believe my eyes early Saturday morning. Despite a stirrin ... More >>
Now might be a good time to go back and read Megan Feldman's '06 profile of Carlos QuintanillaOooh, just got a press release about an "informational protest" scheduled from 4-6 afternoon at a 7-Eleven close to my house -- the one at Marsh and Forest Lanes, to be precise, as it's apparently "the l ... More >>