Mayor Tom Leppert isn't an easy interview to snag these days. At least, not for us here at the Observer. But that doesn't stop us from catching a glimpse of the man whenever we get the chance, and, of course, capturing snapshots along the way. Yup, we've developed quite a fondness for the unique and ... More >>
Photos by Kimberly ThorpeMayor Tom Leppert shows off an iPhones he's sending as move-to-Dallas enticements. But who's "Jeffrey"?Speaking of Mayor Tom Leppert and his sales pitching ...Today at the Dallas Regional Chamber luncheon at the downtown Sheraton, the mayor gave his State of the City addr ... More >>
Kimberly ThorpePaul Quinn College president Michael SorrellMore questions than answers remain about the future of Paul Quinn College a week after its president announced the institution's loss of accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Michael Sorrell last Friday explain ... More >>
Danny HurleyIt was Bush-on-Bush action in front of John J. Pershing Elementary courtesy Cindy Sheehan and a band of protesters.We've got more photos from the protest in a slide show, coming soon.About 65 protesters -- and nearly as many members of the local media -- showed up at the southwest corner ... More >>
Kimberly ThorpeDallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins, addressing the Dallas Bar Association todayDallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins certainly likes to make an entrance, which isn't hard to do when you're 6-foot-5, star of a nationally broadcast reality mini-series, a recent guest ... More >>
It didn't have to happen.
Twice today I've been asked about several posts on The Latest Word, one of our sister blogs out of Denver, referring to layoffs and pay cuts taking place throughout the Village Voice Media chain. The Dallas Observer, of course, is among the 15 papers in the chain, formerly known as New Times Inc.Spe ... More >>