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Shaka Power Yoga in Cypress gets creative during COVID-19

During a year when many are more stressed and uncertain than ever, practicing yoga can help people find balance, clarity and well-being, according to Jenny Normand, who owns Shaka Power Yoga in Cypress.


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134 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Cy-Fair on Sept. 17

About 1,000 cases are currently active in these 10 ZIP codes, according to Harris County data.


Texas Renaissance Festival to offer free COVID-19 rapid testing throughout season

Additionally, a free drive-thru testing site will be set up in Todd Mission on Sept. 19.



Texas Supreme Court issues order strengthening CDC eviction moratorium

The action aims to strengthen a federal order that renters' advocates say has been falling short in eviction court.


Q&A: St. Luke's physician shares advice on flu season, vaccine and prevention

The influenza vaccine is recommended for nearly all patients of all ages ahead of this year's flu season, Dr. Sam Rolon said.


TEA launches statewide COVID-19 dashboard for public schools

The Texas Education Agency, in collaboration with the Texas Department of State Health Services, has launched its latest COVID-19 dashboard for positive cases in Texas public schools.


Houston Food Bank: COVID-19 pandemic amplifies already-high food insecurity rates across region

Before COVID-19, the Houston Food Bank distributed about 400,000 pounds of food daily. That number has since increased to about 1 million pounds a day.



Texas Gov. Greg Abbott: Retail stores, restaurants, office buildings, gyms can reopen at 75% capacity as early as Sept. 21

Nursing home and long-term care facilities will also be allowed to reopen for visitation as early as Sept. 24.


Love for Houston, Mexico inspire menu at Tex-Mex Grill and Bar

Born in Mexico, Jorge Rodriguez said he wanted his restaurant to reflect his love of both Houston and his home country.


Newly formed corporation could divert Harris County toll road revenue to non-mobility projects

A new limited government corporation formed by Harris County Sept. 15 could result in surplus revenue from the Harris County Toll Road Authority going to other county needs outside of the realm of transportation and mobility.


Curry Masala opens in The Woodlands and more Houston-area news

Read the latest business and community news from Greater Houston.



Q&A: National Center for Learning Disabilities expert discusses challenges of special education, remote learning during pandemic

The NCLD's director of policy and advocacy spoke about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on special education students and their development in and out of the classroom.


22 online, in-person and at-home tutoring center options offered in the Cy-Fair area

As parents navigate the start of the school year and the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, a number of tutoring centers in the Cy-Fair area are offering a mixture of in-person and online classes.



Lone Star College-CyFair enrolls record number of students for fall semester

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, officials with Lone Star College-CyFair announced the largest enrollment in the college’s 17-year history.




Hidalgo: Harris County trending toward COVID-19 threat level downgrade

Harris County has been at the highest possible COVID-19 threat level since late June, but the data related to the number of new cases per day, hospitalizations and testing positivity mean the threat level could be downgraded in the near future, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo said Sept. 15.


Back to school in Cy-Fair ISD: Student enrollment down, teacher stress up during first week

District officials said student enrollment projections are down by 2,575, and about 130 teaching positions remain vacant.


Name change proposed for Houston post office to honor fallen Harris County sheriff’s deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal

Nearly one year after Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal was fatally shot while conducting a traffic stop in the Cy-Fair area, a resolution to rename a post office after him unanimously passed in the U.S. House of Representatives.



Harris County resumes in-person jury duty

In-person jury trials have largely been on hold since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in March.


Trustees plan to address racial inequality in Cy-Fair ISD

The board signed a resolution including action steps to address racial inequality districtwide at the Sept. 14 meeting. African American students made up 18.5% of enrollment in 2018-19 but accounted for 38.7% of suspensions that year.


Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar discusses state budget, economic planning

Hegar shared his outlook on the state's finances and economic outlook in a September TAG Houston livestream.


New Spring Cypress Road ramps open on Hwy. 249

The new ramps opened the weekend of Sept. 12-13.



Harris County, Houston to consider $10 million partnership on new facility for homeless individuals

A partnership is expected to move forward this week between the city of Houston and Harris County to open a new facility to help the area's homeless population during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Lone Star College announces launch of video game competitions beginning Oct. 14

Lone Star College announced the launch of video game competitions through a collaboration with CSL Esports.