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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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Forget political science. The strong-mayor debate is about Laura on the sofa.
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Great on the toob, but no machine
Forget talk of a settlement. Bachman Lake homeowners vow to fight their war against bare nipples to the bitter end.
The silence is deafening at City Hall over expanding Love Field, but Jim Schutze has some advice for airport neighbors: Buy earplugs.
Taking sides; This blows; Hard time
Dallas Constable Aurelio Castillo claims the criminal charges against him are a political conspiracy. His opponents say he's just a doofus.
It was reformers vs. the business-as-usual crowd on Dallas' ethics task force. Somehow the reformers won. Sort of.
John Loza learns that making friends is easy for a city council member. Keeping them is harder.
And it's nowhere near enough to attract a slate of decent city council candidates in southern Dallas
Jim Schutze unmasks the Orwellian Dallas Plan Inc.