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Steve Salazar

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Mayor Dwaine Caraway's "Calling a New Play"

    Photos by Sam MertenMayor Dwaine Caraway, his wife and council member Dave Neumann this morning at the City Hall Flag Room.​Just minutes before presiding over his first meeting as the city's newly minted mayor, Dwaine Caraway assured a group of around 150 folks gathered for a light breakfast i ... More >>

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    June 22, 2010

    Talkin' Love Field Concessions With the Mayor

    ​Ken Carter, a consultant working for Dallas Love Field Airport food and beverage concessionaire Gilbert Aranza, sent us word yesterday afternoon that the city council's seven minority members are expected to appear at noon today inside City Hall's lobby along with other community leaders for ... More >>

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    June 22, 2010

    Minority Council Members Blast Mayor For Not Supporting Love Field Contract Extensions

    Photos by Sam Merten"Enough is truly enough," said Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway at today's press conference before explaining why he and Mayor Tom Leppert are on opposite sides.​The Dallas City Council's seven minority council members launched a counterattack this afternoon against Mayor Tom L ... More >>

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    June 21, 2010

    Sweatin' It Out With the Justice League!

    Photos by Sam MertenState Senator Royce West and county judge candidate Clay Jenkins help pump up the crowd as District Attorney Craig Watkins grabs the mic Saturday afternoon.​This, in case you have not heard, is the "Summer of Justice." Which, as far as summers-of goes, ranks somewhere in betwee ... More >>

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    February 25, 2010
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    May 21, 2009
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    May 4, 2009

    In West Dallas, Bulldozers Clear the Way for New Homes and New Residents

    Alexa SchirtzingerClaudia Hernández didn't know the house across the street from her home would become bulldozer fodder until a few minutes before it happened Saturday afternoon."We saw people looking at the property [over the past few weeks]," Hernández said. "But we had no idea they'd do this!"N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2008

    Lily Tomlin Talks Jenny the Elephant, Dallas City Council and Ross Perot Jr.

    The cell phone rang at 10 last night, and Lily Tomlin was on the other end at long last to talk about, right, Jenny the elephant -- though she did have some to say about her canceled HBO series set in Dallas, 12 Miles of Bad Road, including a story involving Mary Kay Place and Ross Perot Jr. you'll ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2008

    The Whore Truth About Tomorrow's City Council Meeting

    Tomorrow’s city council meeting is filled with several interesting items -- though once again, the addendum is where the most titillating items can be found. So much to get to: the convention-center hotel, natural-gas drilling, cell phones ... You know what? We need more room to stretch out. Like ... More >>

  • News

    May 31, 2007

    The Good Laura

    Or, how Bill Blaydes locked up the Bastard of the Year award

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    October 18, 2006
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    February 23, 2006

    Default

    City council could cost us $20 million by tanking the Merc deal

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    February 10, 2005

    The Pearls

    Forget political science. The strong-mayor debate is about Laura on the sofa.

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    July 31, 2003

    No. 1 With a Bullet

    Welcome to America's crime capital

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    June 12, 2003

    Mayor TV

    Great on the toob, but no machine

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    April 26, 2001

    Bare Knuckles and Bare Breasts

    Forget talk of a settlement. Bachman Lake homeowners vow to fight their war against bare nipples to the bitter end.

  • News

    December 7, 2000

    Love's Labor Lost

    The silence is deafening at City Hall over expanding Love Field, but Jim Schutze has some advice for airport neighbors: Buy earplugs.

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    May 4, 2000

    Buzz

    Taking sides; This blows; Hard time

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    February 3, 2000

    The king of Cockrell Hill

    Dallas Constable Aurelio Castillo claims the criminal charges against him are a political conspiracy. His opponents say he's just a doofus.

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    Ethical dilemma

    It was reformers vs. the business-as-usual crowd on Dallas' ethics task force. Somehow the reformers won. Sort of.

  • News

    April 8, 1999

    Whipping boy

    John Loza learns that making friends is easy for a city council member. Keeping them is harder.

  • News

    April 8, 1999

    It's the money

    And it's nowhere near enough to attract a slate of decent city council candidates in southern Dallas

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    March 11, 1999

    Big Brother does Dallas

    Jim Schutze unmasks the Orwellian Dallas Plan Inc.

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