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Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo urges Imelda-affected residents to apply for FEMA assistance

Following a presidential declaration of disaster Oct. 4 , Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo urged those affected by Tropical Storm Imelda to apply for individual assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency as soon as possible.


League City City Council approves water line repair project, secures 20 million gallons of water per day for build-out

With the League City City Council’s approval Oct. 8, the city and other entities will spend the next several years designing and repairing a water line that supplies nearly three-quarters of the surface water and expanding a power plant to provide more water in a city that continues to grow.




Stomp’s Burger Joint coming to Clear Lake

Stomp’s Burger Joint plans to open at 300 W. Bay Area Blvd., Houston, in the coming months. The …


Clear Creek ISD earns A grade from the state for financial accountability

The state's financial accountability system has given Clear Creek ISD an A grade, the highest possible score, demonstrating the district's quality financial management and reporting, according to an Oct. 8 CCISD press release.


University of Houston-Clear Lake, Johnson Space Center sign agreement to reaffirm collaboration commitment

The University of Houston-Clear Lake and Johnson Space Center on Oct. 1 signed the new Space Act Agreement and Annex, reaffirming and expanding their partnership to benefit the community, according to a UHCL press release.


7 haunted houses to visit this month in the Greater Houston area

Several haunted houses are operating throughout the month of October in the Greater Houston area, including the recently rebranded Purgatory Scream Park, formerly the Kingwood Asylum.


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Amerisleep now open in Baybrook Mall

Amerisleep had its grand opening Sept. 21 at 500 Baybrook Mall Drive, Ste. 1124, Friendswood. The national …


League City pushing ahead with new sportsplex; Epicenter deal in limbo

An agreement has not been signed to turn the Chester L. Davis Sportsplex into an entertainment hub , but the city is planning to construct a new sportsplex before a deal is signed, and some residents at a public board meeting said they recognize the need.


Over 3,000 Houston firefighters vote 'no confidence' in fire chief

Over 3,000 of Houston’s nearly 4,000 firefighters signed a document expressing their disapproval of Houston Fire Department Chief Sam Peña, a document released by the Houston Professional Firefighters Association states.



Federal aid now available for individuals affected by Imelda

Following a presidential declaration of disaster Oct. 4, the Federal Emergency Management Agency said disaster assistance funding is now available for individuals affected by Tropical Storm Imelda.


Code Ninjas now open in League City

Code Ninjas officially opened in September at 3725 E. League City Parkway, Ste. 140, League City. Code …


Officials talk flooding, urge support of Proposition 8 at Houston Stronger panel

Representatives from several flood control agencies provided updates at an Oct. 2 forum on a variety of Houston area projects ranging from Addicks Reservoir to the Texas coast.


6 Clear Creek ISD schools adopt The Leader in Me social skills-enhancing program

Six Clear Creek ISD schools this year have adopted The Leader in Me, expanding the ever-growing list of CCISD campuses that use the social skills-enhancing program.



Houston City Council District E Member Dave Martin holding southeast Houston-focused town hall Oct. 10

Clear Lake residents who want to learn more about El Dorado Boulevard construction, the Houston Spaceport and other southeast Houston issues will soon have a chance to hear directly from city officials.


Attend a Greek festival, sip wine: 6 events to attend in the Greater Houston area this weekend, Oct. 4-6

Throughout the Greater Houston area, there are several festivals and events scheduled for the first weekend …


American Furniture Warehouse now open in Webster

American Furniture Warehouse had its soft opening Aug. 31 at 21501 Gulf Freeway, Webster, next to Topgolf. …


Election officials planning for record turnout in Houston's general election

Harris County Election officials are planning on almost twice as much voter turnout in Houston’s upcoming general election compared to the previous election cycle, said Michael Winn, Harris County Administrator of Elections.



Harris, Galveston county judges discuss flooding, transportation, economy

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo and Galveston County Judge Mark Henry met Oct. 2 at the Bay Oaks Country Club to discuss various issues facing both counties.


ROAD TO THE RENAISSANCE: Festival officials outline best driving route to the Texas Renaissance Festival

With more than a half-million visitors anticipated at the Texas Renaissance Festival this fall, festival representatives are encouraging guests to arrive from the north to limit traffic delays.


Life Storage renovating in Seabrook

Life Storage , 3400 Bayport Blvd., Seabrook, is undergoing a major renovation that began in June. When …


Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal remembered for faith, service

Memorial services were held Oct. 2 for Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal, who was shot while conducting a traffic stop in the Copperbrook subdivision on Friday, Sept. 27. The 42-year-old was a 10-year veteran of the HCSO and is survived by his wife and three children.