Category Archives: Asian Community Houston

Community Events and Things to Do

******************************************************* For cheapest gas prices, visit http://www.gasbuddy.com For Metro Houston’s Park and Ride fares: https://www.ridemetro.org/Pages/ParkRide.aspx For things to do and free activities in Houston, http://www.visithoustontexas.com. Local churches and places of worship also have summer activities including Vacation Bible School,  summer camps, … Continue reading

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Mumps Outbreak at Harris County Jail

Photo: KHOU-TV Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez and Houston Health Department’s Dr. David Persse confirmed 7 cases of mumps at the Harris County Jail on Thursday, June 13th.  Some 300 inmates also have been quarantined   The confirmed mumps cases consist … Continue reading

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Harris County Phone Scams

Info graphic:  Harris County Sheriff Constable Precinct 4 Twitter “We’ve received reports from residents saying they have received suspicious phone calls from the Constable’s office stating that the person must make a payment, or risk going to jail. This is a … Continue reading

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Extreme Weather Ready Expo 2019 in Houston

Many came out Saturday to find out more about hurricane preparedness in downtown Houston.  Panel discussions including local weather forecasters and National Hurricane Center also were open to the public at George  R. Brown Convention Center. “I doesn’t matter how … Continue reading

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Wobbly Wheel Scam Suspects Arrested in Houston

Houston Police have arrested two suspects in a two-month- long investigation into fraudulent activity called the “wobbly wheel” scam.  The suspects targeted drivers in  southwest Houston. Sam Yonko                                            Nick Stanley Photos:  Houston Police Department Sam Yonko (w/m, 31),  known as “Angel””,  is … Continue reading

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IMPACT: The Untold Story of Asian American Immigrants and Their Ancestors

Photos and Event Video: Brian Ng World War II Veteran Lewis Yee, former Houston City Councilman/attorney Gordon Quan, Arista Gor, Samson Kim, Andra Lotsu and others were honored for sharing their stories and their public service at a reception in … Continue reading

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Blood Brothers Barbeque and Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2019

l From Left to Right:  Robin Wong, pitmaster Quy Hoang and Terry Wong The food and the daily line of customers speak for this Houston, Texas area barbeque restaurant in the Bellaire Triangle.  After being a pop-up barbeque restaurant, Blood … Continue reading

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Lake Houston Property Owners on Alert

  Photo courtesy:  YouTube Houston Public Works is lowering Lake Houston as it prepares for more rain this week.  Public Works and the Coastal Water Authority are monitoring National Weather Service forecasts of thunderstorms today into Mothers Day weekend. Houston … Continue reading

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Missing Houston Area Child and Man

Maleah Davis and Booking Photo of Darion Vence. Photos Courtesy:  Houston Police Updated May 12, 2019– Stepfather Darion Vence is in the Harris County Jail and charged with evidence tampering.  He was arrested May 11th (Saturday) after surveillance photos and … Continue reading

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Turkey Leg Hut

As severe thunderstorms formed and tornado warnings loomed Friday afternoon outside of Houston’s metro area, many stopped by Turkey Leg Hut near Hermann Park and the Museum district for lunch.  TLH is located at 4830 Almeda Road and serves southern comfort … Continue reading

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