Dallas Police Chief David Brown sent word yesterday evening that Christopher Pasley, a five-year veteran of the Dallas Police Department died yesterday "as a result of an apparent accidental discharge while cleaning his weapon at home."
"The Department's Employee Relations Team has been activated ... More >>
That's not me--I wasn't that rousing, but I was pretty sober.After wrapping up "Purple Rain" by Prince in the main karaoke room at the office holiday party last night, I turned to a coworker's wife, who was sharing the stage with me, and said that was so much fun I was going to go sing it i ... More >>
It's been too long since we've seen Dallas Water's mascot, Perry the PipeA couple of hours ago, Rudy Bush posted a lawsuit 13 Dallas Water Utilities employees have filed against the city, in which they allege all manner of racial discrimination. According to the docs, the litigants -- who are eit ... More >>
We're still waiting on the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission's investigation report that's supposed to "address the issue of the agents' use of force at the Rainbow Lounge"; it was due a few weeks ago, but it's now overdue. Till then, in the aftermath of the June 28 raid on the gay bar in Fort ... More >>
Only a few of us left at the office -- most everyone else is already down at the Granada for tonight's Dallas Observer Music Awards, where doors open at 8 p.m. following the VIP shebang. Pete's got all the details here for those considering the last-minute rally. Me, all I got is a 19-year-old clip ... More >>
Last week I wrote about slipping standards of service. Most readers blamed lax management and training. But we also received a number of, shall we say, interesting comments from people claiming to be wait staff or former wait staff. Their take? Diners are to blame.Before I point out the obvious, her ... More >>