Category Archives: Houston News

Community Events and Things to Do

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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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Hurricane Harvey Recovery Bills Signed

          Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner thanks Texas Governor Greg Abbott for supporting disaster relief legislation and preparedness at a  Gallery Furniture Store in Houston today. The governor signed 4 bills today. During Hurricane Harvey, Jim  McIngvale opened … 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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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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Flash Flooding and Stormy Weather in Houston

May 9, 2019 For Harris County— NWS Flash Flood Warning until 12:30 a.m. Friday NWS Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 1 a.m. Friday. On Thursday night, reports of golf ball size hail in Spring Branch and flash flooding on Hammerly 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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Cinco De Mayo Parade in Houston

An enthusiastic, family-friendly celebration of Cinco de Mayo for Mexican American families, immigrants and everyone today (May 4th) in downtown Houston, Texas. Beautiful sunny weather arrived just in time for the parade. Cinco de Mayo is the anniversary to celebrate … Continue reading

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