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In 2020, Hwy. 146 widening work ahead of schedule

The five-year project to more than double the width of Hwy. 146 between Red Bluff Road and Hwy. 96 is ahead of schedule, but motorists still have years of construction to deal with.


Moon Valley Nursery opens in League City

The business, which began in Phoenix, Arizona, grows and maintains trees and other plants customers can buy for landscaping and other purposes.


Houston Spaceport to reach major development milestones in 2020

Progress at the Houston Spaceport is moving forward, and city, education and industry leaders expect the development to make several significant strides throughout the year.



The murky future of Epicenter League City: Gilley's inbound; remaining development unclear

In late 2018, League City officials expressed excitement for a project that would have added a convention center, a sports arena, an amphitheater and more at the site of the existing Chester L. Davis Sportsplex near I-45.


Willie Nelson, Maren Morris, Khalid among entertainers announced for Rodeo Houston 2020

The concert lineup for the 88th annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo was officially announced at 7 p.m. on Jan. 9.


METRO conducts study to examine eliminating ride fares

The results of the yearlong study will be presented Jan. 15.


Harris County supports formation of commission dedicated to preserving African American culture, history

The commission will serve as an advisory board to aid in the identification, recognition and preservation of African American cultural heritage in the county.


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Housing, income, education: Learn about the demographics of Bay Area's communities

Here is demographic data for the communities that make up the Bay Area.



Fajita Pete’s now open in League City

Fajita Pete’s offers and delivers handmade fajitas and other Mexican cuisine.


Bay Area 2020 annual events

The Bay Area is home to several annual events that draw attendees from all over the Greater Houston area.



Houston to develop new air quality tracking system focused on Benzene levels

Houston City Council approved a grant from the Centers for Disease Control to develop a better tracking and reporting system for benzene levels in the city's air.


Recent data shows rates of new cancer cases, deaths continue to decline in Texas

The new data also includes estimates for the causes of new cancer cases and deaths for the year ahead.


Economic outlook suggests affordable housing shortage on the horizon for Greater Houston area

With the oil and gas industry slow to recover and an expected surge in low- and moderate-wage jobs on the horizon, local experts are forecasting a shortage of affordable housing in the Greater Houston area.


Fajita Pete's opens in League City

Fajita Pete’s, which first opened in 2008, offers and delivers handmade fajitas and other Mexican cuisine.



Bay Area real estate data for December

Here is the Dec. 2019 and Dec. 2018 real estate data for Bay Area zip codes.


New and coming soon Bay Area businesses

Here is noncomprehensive list of the Bay Area businesses that opened last year or are coming this year.


Harris County Toll Road Authority executive director announces retirement

Gary Trietsch, who has served as HCTRA’s executive director since 2014, announced his retirement in early January


Gov. Greg Abbott warns Texas agencies seeing 10,000 attempted cyber attacks per minute from Iran

Gov. Greg Abbott is warning Texans to be “particularly vigilant” over potential cyberterrorism from Iran, suggesting that heightened tensions with the country have caused an increase in attempted attacks on state agencies.



Seasons Memory Care at South Shore coming in 2021

The facility will provide memory care for seniors living with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other memory-affecting diseases.


New and coming soon Bay Area restaurants

Here is a noncomprehensive list of the Bay Area restaurants that opened last year or are opening this year.


Texas City disaster survivor shares story of accident

The Texas City Disaster, which took place on April 16, 1947, was the deadliest industrial accident in U.S. history, with a death toll of about 640, over 5,000 injured and 63 unaccounted for.


Outriggers Seafood Grill & Bar could be making a comeback

The restaurant closed over the summer due to the widening of Hwy. 146, but Seabrook officials said it could reopen soon.