Category: Dallas

UPDATE: VENUE CHANGE Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson and Rep. Pete Session to participate in healthcare dialogue

UPDATE: VENUE CHANGE Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson and Rep. Pete Session to participate in healthcare dialogue

Please note that the venue for Monday’s healthcare forum has been changed to Cityplace Conference Center. On August 17, a local discussion will take place around proposed healthcare legislation that is making its way through both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.  Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) and Rep....

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

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...

Robert Wilonsky is a fellow Laura Miller defender regarding Cowboys Stadium in Arlington

Robert Wilonsky is a fellow Laura Miller defender regarding Cowboys Stadium in Arlington

On Saturday morning I was driving about town and by reflex, flipped the tuner over to Sports Radio 1310 The Ticket.  I was listening to the conclusion of the weekend show “The Ender” and noticed that Danny Balis had The Great Robert Wilonsky filling in for his normal partner Dave...

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

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...

Texas Tribute, Nonprofit News Organization, Buys Texas Weekly

Texas Tribute, Nonprofit News Organization, Buys Texas Weekly

Sometimes it’s hard to get folks to see exactly what Dallas South News means for our city, and more importantly what it says for the way news is covered in general (moving forward).  An announcement made today -and subsequent announcements yet to come- will help make it crystal clear. While...

KERA BROADCASTS JULY 22 SPECIAL ON THE ECONOMY

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

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 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 ...

Is Dallas Main Post office about to close?

Is Dallas Main Post office about to close?

Late Friday afternoon I received a letter that supposedly went out from the American Postal Workers Union.  This letter was on American Postal Workers Union letterhead, and signed by President Larry Crawford and Secretary/Treasurer Jennifer D. Fulbright.  I was not able to call and very this information at (214)631-3162.  But...

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

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...