I couldn't make the Tron: Legacy press screening a few days back -- they keep me chained to the desk these days. Besides, the 7-year-old who lives in my house wants to see it, even if he does find (the great?) Steven Lisberger's original '82 film "a little boring and confusing," as he put it when ... More >>
Lori Stahl, over on The News's Park Cities Blog, is making light of a serious situation in my home. My wife got talked into bringing a lost chicken into the house this week. You could talk her into rescuing anything. She's never come home with a lost gorilla (and I knock wood), but we've had ever ... More >>
School's out for summer, but the Dallas Independent School District's board of trustees has one hellacious evening ahead of it, beginning with a 5 p.m. public hearing at 3700 Ross Avenue concerning the proposed 2009-'10 school year budget. After that's done, it's down to big business, some of which ... More >>
Jack Lowe, DISD school board president For eight months, while the Dallas Independent School District was fiddling its way into financial conflagration, we heard radio silence from the business community. But now the Dallas Citizens Council and chambers of commerce are suddenly flapping around like ... More >>
A fund aimed at boosting South Dallas is hammered by deadbeat borrowers and city hall neglect.
For city Councilman Al Lipscomb, taking handouts from power brokers has become a way of life. Is there a problem?
KERA-FM goes for gab in effort to grab ratings