After a late night meeting with leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives, and consulting with Governor Abbott, members of the Texas delegation have identified nearly $15 billion of emergency funding for Texas to be included in the emergency disaster funding bill that passed the House Oct. 12. It next goes to the Senate.Read More
A new NASA study provides space-based evidence that Earth’s tropical regions were the cause of the largest annual increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration seen in at least 2,000 years.Read More
Allegiance Bank Building a Better Bay Area Houston
Allegiance Bank is extremely proud to serve Houston as the region’s largest community bank exclusively committed to focusing on Houston and building a stronger community. The local Clear Lake office is led and operated by well-known local civic leader President Frank Law, who is well schooled in banking and has years of experience of leading financial institutions. He takes his leadership role seriously and has excellent business acumen.Read More
By Mary Alys Cherry
Kids always love a little break from school. But after many lost their homes or watched the waters — stirred up by the winds of Hurricane Harvey, downgraded to Tropical Storm Harvey — sweep into their houses and those of their friends, most were glad to get back to class when Clear Creek ISD reopened its doors Sept. 11 after a two-week closure.Read More
By Don Armstrong
Despite growing sales of SUVs and coupes, sport cars continue to intrigue aficionados and car lovers alike. This month, we look at America’s sport car and a 4-place coupe that will whet your appetite for fall weekend road trips in search of autumn leaves, crooked roads and cooler weather.Read More
EACH YEAR the Bay Oaks Women’s Association begins the new season with a fashion show luncheon, so members can catch up on all their friends’ summer news and be up to date on the latest fall fashions.
This year, however, board members considered canceling it, wondering if it would be appropriate with so much suffering in nearby communities because of Hurricane Harvey. While debating it, they learned that several country club employees were among Harvey’s victims, and decided to turn it into a fundraiser to help those employees get back on their feet.Read More
By Capt. Joe Kent
Lots of questions are being asked about the effects of the recent flood waters on the Galveston Bay Complex. Most of the questions are centered on whether the floods have a beneficial or detrimental impact on the eco-system and what we can expect in the way of fishing this fall.Read More
Ellington’s future Oct. 5. Ellington Airport General Manager Arturo Machuca will discuss “The Development of Ellington Airport as a Future Spaceport” for the Distinguished Speaker Series Thursday, Oct. 5 in the UHCL Bayou Building Garden Room from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Free and open to the public.
BOWA Fall Coffee Oct. 5. The Bay Oaks Women’s Association will host its annual Fall Coffee at Bay Oaks Country Club.Read More
By Michelle Mason
American Heart Association
Candy corn. Caramel covered apples. Bags of chocolates with cream fillings. The allure of holiday eating is right around the corner. But attached to that sweet tooth are some scary monsters: high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart attacks, childhood obesity and strokes.Read More
By Mary A. Proctor
A must see movie with several scenes filmed right here in the Houston Bay Area by a Texas native. Bo Brinkman (made famous for his roles in the films Gettysburg and Gods and Generals”) wrote and directed the movie Last Man Club which is NOW available on Digital HD, DVD and most Cable/Satellite Platforms. Brinkman had major help from a former Bay Area resident and current Bay Area small business owner, Linda Pandolph.Read More
Clipper House Inn was used in several scenes and the City of Kemah was gracious enough to allow the production crew to park behind T-bone Toms as their basecamp for a few scenes being shot in both the Kemah and the La Porte areas.
By Kathryn Paradis
Victor Hugo, a French writer famous for penning Les Misérables, among many other works, wrote, “All the forces in the world are not so powerful as an idea whose time has come.” Following the massive destruction of Hurricane Harvey, roughly estimated to have caused $150 billion in damages, it appears that the time has finally come to take storm surge protection for the upper Texas Gulf coast under serious consideration.Read More
Michael Monmouth, M.D. Joins Nationally Ranked Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Group at Houston Methodist St. John Hospital
Dr. Michael Monmouth, a fellowship-trained orthopedic and sports medicine physician specializing in total joint replacement, has joined the Orthopedic...Read More