Houston and Harris County Issue Stay-at-Home Order

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced a stay-at-home order for Houston and Harris County on Tuesday morning during a press conference. 

Will the Offshore Technology Conference Be Canceled After SXSW?

With the cancelation of SXSW and CERAWeek amid coronavirus concerns, oil and gas leaders and professionals are wondering if it will affect...

Fears of Coronavirus Stir Up Racism in Houston, but They Don’t Have To

Right after the Chinese New Year at the end of January, rumors flew of possible coronavirus cases in Houston’s Chinatown. Although the...

Houston Plant Explosion Reminds City of Danger of Lack of Zoning

Last Friday, an explosion at the Watson Grinding and Manufacturing plant in Northwest Houston rocked residents out of their beds in the...

Cancer Cluster Identified in Houston Community

Home to one of the world’s elite cancer facilities, Houston is a city where many come to find causes and cures for...
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World Series helps Houston’s bottom line

It’s no secret that baseball is good for business. The Astros returning home to Houston for game six of the World Series...

The five best taco trucks in Houston

These days Houston's love for tacos appears endless. It seems like every gas station, bar, restaurant, and bistro offers some variation on...

Harris Co. requires higher pay in construction contracts

The Harris County Commissioners’ Court recently approved a regulation requiring all construction contractors to pay their employees a minimum of $15 per...

Harris County approves bail reform to end poverty in jail 

Harris County officials have reached a historic agreement in a federal lawsuit over the county’s bail practices, which were deemed unconstitutional. The...

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