Madeline's Boutique opens in Clear Lake
Now is the chance to help your local community succeed. Become a Patron by contributing to Community Impact Newspaper and gain daily insight into what's happening in your own backyard. Thank you for reading and supporting community journalism.become a ci patron contribute today
By Jake Magee |
By Jake Magee
Editor, Bay Area & Pearland/Friendswood
Jake has been a print journalist for several years, covering numerous beats including city government, education, business and more. Starting off at a daily newspaper in southern Wisconsin, Magee covered two small cities before being promoted to covering city government in the heart of newspaper's coverage area. He moved to Houston in mid-2018 to be the editor for and launch the Bay Area edition of Community Impact Newspaper. Today, he covers everything from aerospace to transportation to flood mitigation.
Redistricting is one of the items on the third special session, and the state Senate released proposed maps on Sept. 18.
The Houston-Galveston Area Council will be celebrating its 55th anniversary this October.
The changes, approved by city council Sept. 15, reflect a new approach to the city’s relationship with taxicab operators.
Texas Medical Center coronavirus updates: Daily average hospitalizations drop 15% week over week; ICU sees dip in number of patients
Coronavirus patients at TMC hospitals number 2,107, which in itself is an 11% week over week decline.
Amazon delivery station opens in Spring; Montgomery County sees shortage of COVID-19 antibody drug and more top Houston-area news
Read the most popular Houston-area news from the last week.
Local athletes have anxiously awaited the reopening of Big League Dreams since it closed eight months ago, and their wait is nearing its end.
A total of 52 more coronavirus deaths have been reported by Galveston County Health District since Sept. 1.
Texas added nearly four million people between 2010 and 2020, according to the latest Census data.
CCISD's budget includes a $0.08 tax rate reduction to be presented for approval in late September.
Due to League City City Council’s decision Aug. 10 to set the maximum property tax rate $0.01 lower than staff suggested, there were cuts made to the fiscal year 2021-22 budget.
While the proposed tax rate is lower than the current rate, tax payers may actually end up paying more since the values of homes statewide increased this year, according to County Administrator David Berry.
Although Bay Area residents may not have direct interaction with migrants, their children could be in a class with a migrant child. As part of the University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Friday Morning Continuing Education fall series, Roberta Leal will contextualize the backgrounds of migrant children and explore ways the community can identify their trauma.