With the school year underway and Mike Miles' graphically detailed list of all the ways that DISD fails, it's been easy to forget about communication chief Jennifer Sprague's short resume, outlandish salary, and her cringe-worthy performance at her first board meeting this summer. But lest you forg ... More >>
Rmember when DISD considered replacing its logo? It might come up again.Edwin Flores said it a couple of weeks back: The Dallas Independent School District has a communications problem. Which is one way of putting it -- the nice way of putting it. And so, following months' worth of dust-ups and s ... More >>
Brandon ThibodeauxWhile the city council took a month off, concessionaire Gilbert Aranza hired one of the mayor's former consultants, who convinced him to pay an SMU associate professor to take a look-see at the controversial Love Field food and beverage contract.After the city council on Jun ... More >>
Merrie Spaeth This morning, Salon, like every one else, is offering Joe Biden and Sarah Palin advice about how to conduct themselves during tonight's vice-presidential candidate debate. Only, Salon's quoting a local with substantial experience: longtime Republican operative Merrie Spaeth. As Salon n ... More >>
Phil Romano, like several other prominent Dallasites, loves him some Giuliani -- which you can get on a sandwich at Eatzi's. Gary Griffith isn't the only local to throw his arms around Rudy Giuliani -- which he did again, by the way, in a campaign missive sent to would-be voters, in which Griffith o ... More >>
A group of veterans says John Kerry stretches the truth about his Vietnam service. Who can you believe? Who knows?