One evening last month, police invited reporters to an empty lot at Lancaster Road and Interstate 20, an area frequented by the sex workers who serve the long-haul truckers that pass through. The goal was to showcase Dallas' successful and innovative prostitution diversion program and to encourage t ... More >>
One of the few areas of bipartisan agreement in Austin this legislative season is that the state needs to take major steps to meet the state's long-term water needs. The arithmetic -- exploding population historic drought increasingly stressed water supply -- is simply too stark to ignore. The m ... More >>
It's been a decade since the Supreme Court, in Lawrence v. Texas, struck down the state's law banning sodomy and "homosexual conduct" as an unconstitutional violation of privacy.
Texas has since stopped enforcing the law, but not everyone got the memo. In 2009, two men were kicked out of an El Pas ... More >>
The things you learn by peeking at the Permit and License Appeal Board meeting agenda set for this morning's hoedown. For instance, Jose Rodriguez will be down at City Hall this morning appealing the city's decision to deny him a late-hours dance-hall permit for the San Luis Night Club, which he wan ... More >>