Orlando Mass Shooting Victims Remembered At Vigil

Hundreds gathered at Houston City Hall to remember the victims of Sunday’s mass shooting at a nightclub in Orlando.

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Preserving tree-lined Yale Street

Houston City Council approves 1.6 miles of thoroughfare the city’s first “green corridor.”

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Jun. 23, 2016Houston Public Media

Will Words Lead To Action After Orlando Vigils?

On June 15, Houston City Hall hosted a candlelight vigil, in remembrance of the victims of the Orlando massacre. City Council Member Ellen Cohen invoked Edmund Burke, saying that the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good people to do nothing. Continue Reading »

Jun. 21, 2016Houston Chronicle

Group seeks to save trees on Yale Street

Heights residents hoping to ensure shady, tree-lined Yale Street stays that way for generations of Houstonians to come have asked City Council to declare about 1.6 miles of the thoroughfare the city’s first “green corridor.” Continue Reading »

Jun. 20, 2016Houston Public Media

When Will Houston City Council Approve The New Bike Plan?

Houston’s bike plan hasn’t been changed in over two decades. But during that time interest in cycling has increased dramatically. Now the city is looking at creating several hundred miles of new designated bikeways with the goal of helping riders feel more confident. Continue Reading »

Jun. 16, 2016City of Houston

Mayor, Acting Police Chief Kick Off Severe Weather Awareness Campaign

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Acting Police Chief Martha I. Montalvo joined area agencies today (June 15) in announcing the kickoff of a severe weather and emergency preparedness campaign aimed at reducing injuries and fatalities in future severe weather events. Continue Reading »