After hearing testimony from Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and many others, the Texas Senate State Affairs Committee Monday, March 20 voted to send the Houston Pension Solution to the full senate for approval. With one exception, the measure passed out of committee is the same reform package supported by a 16-1 vote of City Council and forwarded to Austin by the City of Houston.Read More
A household hazardous waste collection event is scheduled for April 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Gulf Greyhound Park, located at 1000 FM 2004 in La Marque.
The City of League City, City of Dickinson, and Keep Dickinson Beautiful have teamed together, with a grant from Houston-Galveston Area Council and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to host the event.Read More
Major League Quidditch will fly into the skies of League City this coming August as teams from across the nation flock to the city for the 2017 Major League Quidditch Championship.
League City, one of three finalists, was selected to host the championship, Aug. 11 to 13, at Hometown Heroes Park. Other finalists includRead More
The 11th annual Clear Creek Education Foundation Fashion Show, featuring CCISD high school juniors modeling fashions from Dillard’s at Baybrook Mall, will be held Sunday, April 2, at 4:30 p.m. at Mercedes Benz of Clear Lake, in League City.Read More
Expectant moms in the Houston Bay Area will have a new birthing center option in July 2017.
The goal at Bay Area Regional’s Women’s Center is to provide exceptional care for moms and babies with a family-centered approach and compassionate, experienced clinical staff.Read More
By Michael W. Gos
You have probably heard that the most common final words spoken by Texans are “Hold my beer and watch this.” I don’t know if that is true or not; maybe it’s just an urban (rural?) legend. But every once in a while something happens that makes me at least consider the possibility that this saying might have some truth behind it.Read More
Lunar Rendezvous will kick off its 52nd annual festival Sunday, March 26 at 2:30 p.m. at the University of Houston–Clear Lake when the 2017 royal court is presented and the new king introduced. This year’s festival, Swingin’ on A Star, includes events for every age and interest, as well as plenty of volunteer opportunities at each of the events that span the months of April through July and culminates in the Coronation Ball in late July commemorating the anniversary of our nation’s rich space history.Read More
By Mary Alys Cherry
One of the area’s most popular events is coming up Saturday, April 1 – the Assistance League of the Bay Area’s always fun Ball of the Wild.Read More
And, as they work to make it another smash hit, they’re inviting the community to join in the fun and help them raise big bucks to support their philanthropic endeavors such as Operation School Bell which helps provide clothes for needy students in our area and Operation Cinderella, which outfits young men and women in prom appropriate attire for their senior prom – those who might otherwise not be able to attend.
The Miss Kemah Pageant just keeps getting better and better – celebrating unheard of success in just five years with two state title holders and a national title holder as the city makes plans for another pageant in June.
Since the first pageant in 2012, Miss Kemah and Miss Kemah Teen have placed either in the Top 15 or Top 5 at state pageants or won the state title.Read More
Houston Symphony League Bay Area will host its 16th annual Home Tour April 1 and 2, from noon to 5 p.m., kicking off the weekend fundraiser with a pre-tour party Friday, March 31 at a home in Nassau Bay that has an interesting history after surviving Hurricane Ike. Five homes are on this year’s tour:Read More
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly...Read More
The U.S. Department of Commerce has awarded the City of Houston a $1 million Economic Development Administration grant to build some of the necessary ...Read More