Category: Dallas

Mayor Bill White’s U.S. Senate campaign in Dallas this weekend for big voter push

Houston Mayor Bill White will be in Dallas for his first major voter outreach push this weekend.  On Friday July 31, White will participate in a panel discussion titled Urban Environmentalism: Sharing Sustainable Progress.  Laura Aune, Trade Commissioner, Canadian Cnsulate General – Dallas, is also scheduled to attend.  The event...

U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson writes Inspector General of the United States regarding proposed changes at Dallas Main Post Office

Here are the contents of a letter written by U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson to David C. Williams, Inspector General, United States Postal Service – Office of Inspector General.  I actually retyped it (tech issues on my part), so any typos or mistakes are mine. The letter is dated July...

KERA BROADCASTS JULY 22 SPECIAL ON THE ECONOMY

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – KERA examines the impact that unemployment and the recession are having on the lives of North Texans in an hour-long special, The Economy:  Facing the Mortgage Crisis, premiering Wednesday, July 22, at 8 p.m. on KERA-TV and simulcast on KERA-FM. Hosted by KERA’s Sam Baker and Shelley...

Ford Exec Earl Lucas visiting Dallas with 2010 Ford Taurus: 5 Places he should go while in town

I’ve been asked to serve as an official host* for Ford Executive Earl Lucas, exterior design manager for the 2010 Ford Taurus, when he’s in Dallas this Thursday July 23. EARL LUCAS Lucas grew up in Dallas, attending Booker T. Washington Arts Magnet High School that also launched recording artists...

DALLAS SOUTH NEWS, NONPROFIT NEWSPAPER, PREPARES FOR LAUNCH

DALLAS NONPROFIT NEWSPAPER OPENS NEWSROOM AND HIRES LOCAL WRITER/BLOGGER TO SERVE AS EDITOR Former Dallas Morning News Exec and Current Fort Worth Star-Telegram Editor part of Board Dallas, TX – The Board of Directors for Dallas South News announced its progress towards launching a new nonprofit online newspaper. The organization ...

AMERICAN AIRLINES RECOGNIZES EMPLOYEES WITH THE FIRST EARL G. GRAVES AWARD FOR LEADERSHIP

American’s Employees Build on Graves’ Legacy Of Diversity and Inclusion as a Business Imperative FORT WORTH, Texas – American Airlines employees Gary Kennedy, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, and Frank Stanton, Tower Manager–Chicago, were awarded the first Earl G. Graves Award for Leadership to recognize their work in advancing...

City of Dallas furlough has trickle down effect

Tuesday is trash collection day in our neighborhood, and for once I had mine out on time.  But driving through my neighborhood after dinner around 9 PM on Tuesday night I noticed that everyone’s garbage was still out. My first thought was that they were running behind because of the...