Daily Archives: September 3, 2010

Friday random ten: That’s just crazy

So I was sitting with my laptop trying to be inspired for this week’s Friday list, and it occurred to me that the girls had been driving us a little crazy all weekend. And thus was I inspired. 1. Crazy … Continue reading

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And we’re back

So you might have noticed that the blog was down yesterday. I posted about what was happening on my Facebook status, but the long-story-short is that my webhost moved my site to a new server but the data didn’t move … Continue reading

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Interview with State Sen. Mario Gallegos

State Sen. Mario Gallegos has represented Senate District 6, which is where I live, since 1994. A retired firefighter who served two terms in the House before being elected to the upper chamber, Sen. Gallegos has been a champion for … Continue reading

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In defense of Todd Willingham

Via a comment on an older post, I came across this withering critique of Todd Willingham’s defense team. There’s an interesting comparison in there that I don’t believe I’d considered before: Apparently Willingham’s defense was judged to be technically adequate … Continue reading

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Angelika says it’s looking for another location in Houston

The Chron notes that the relationship between the Angelika Theater and its landlord had deteriorated considerably. Angelika’s landlord, Bayou Place Limited Partnership, filed suit more than a week ago claiming the cinema was threatening to remove equipment from the theater … Continue reading

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Metro to hire Greanias as CEO

The Metro board appears poised to name interim CEO George Greanias as its permanent CEO. The comments by board chairman Gilbert Garcia came after Greanias outlined his plans for fundamental changes in the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s culture and values, making … Continue reading

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Texas blog roundup for the week of August 30

The Texas Progressive Alliance sure hopes that Harris County has a disaster recovery plan for the loss of its voting machines as it brings you this week’s blog roundup.

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