Speak Out Poll: Should John Wiley Price step down?

Posted on 28 Aug 2014 at 8:29pm

Pet of the week • 08-22-14

Posted on 22 Aug 2014 at 7:40am

PeeWee is a 2-year-old, brown-and-white, Chihuahua-Italian greyhound mix. He loves to snuggle and lay his chin on your shoulder. He is calm but also alert and playful. He’s been at the shelter since July 16, so his adoption fee has been waived. He’s vaccinated and microchipped and will be neutered when you adopt him. Please [...]

Local Briefs • 08-22-14

Posted on 22 Aug 2014 at 7:35am

Dallas Stonewall Young Democrats host female candidates Dallas Stonewall Young Democrats host a Ladies’ Night featuring Susan Motley, Leigh Bailey and Carol Donovan, three female Dallas County Texas House candidates, on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 7.30 p.m. at Sue Ellens, 3014 Throckmorton. GALA Youth hosts guest speakers GALA Youth hosts guest speakers Franky Smith and [...]

Once a Turtle, always a Turtle

Posted on 22 Aug 2014 at 7:15am

After the quick departure of Turtle Creek Chorale’s former artistic director, Associate Director Sean Baugh jumped right in and picked up the baton   DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer No other organization is as good at wrapping its arms around an audience, Sean Baugh said, proudly describing the Turtle Creek Chorale. This week, Baugh held [...]

‘He’s running against me’

Posted on 22 Aug 2014 at 7:00am

John Cook, Democratic nominee for land commissioner, and his uphill climb against a dynasty James Russell  |  Staff Writer John Cook, the Texas Democratic candidate for land commissioner is blunt, sarcastic and one hell of a funny guy. The former mayor of El Paso faces a Republican opponent with a familiar name: George P. Bush [...]

City ERF board chair stalling on pension policy change

Posted on 22 Aug 2014 at 6:45am

Brewer says staff can’t give LGBT employees equal pension benefits without approval of council, voters DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer One of the city of Dallas LGBT Task Force’s primary goals since the city passed an LGBT equality ordinance earlier this year has been equalizing pension benefits. That ordinance requires every department to review its [...]

Speak Out Poll: Was Rick Perry’s indictment justified or a partisan political ploy?

Posted on 21 Aug 2014 at 6:46pm

Pet of the week • 08-15-14

Posted on 15 Aug 2014 at 8:15am

PeeWee is a 2-year-old, brown-and-white, Chihuahua-Italian greyhound mix. He loves to snuggle and lay his chin on your shoulder. He is calm but also alert and playful. He’s been at the shelter since July 16, so his adoption fee has been waived. He’s vaccinated and microchipped and will be neutered when you adopt him. Please [...]

Local Briefs • 08-15-14

Posted on 15 Aug 2014 at 8:10am

Stonewall Denton’s Blue Party Stonewall Democrats of Denton County celebrates its seventh birthday with its Blue Party from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, at Castle Hills Community Center, 2501 Queen Margaret Drive in Lewisville. Those attending should wear blue. A minimum donation of $20 is requested. For information email info@stonewalldemocratsofdentoncounty.org.   HRC Fruit Bowl Human [...]

Uplift Education institutes new anti-bullying policy

Posted on 15 Aug 2014 at 8:00am

Area advocacy groups help charter school network develop procedures   JAMES RUSSELL  |  Staff Writer An area charter school operator began the new school year with a tough new anti-bullying policy that impacts 14 campuses and 10,000 students, thanks to the work of two area LGBT advocacy groups. The Resource Center’s Rafael McDonnell and Fairness [...]