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Harris County

December 01, 2015 -- El Lago City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, discussed, but postponed action regarding an amendment to the city's personnel policy to allow an employee to donate available excess sick leave beyond 40 hours to another employee with a significant medical condition who has exhausted his or her own available sick leave. More
December 01, 2015 -- Harris County Commissioners Court today voted unanimously to approve a request from Precinct 1 Constable Alan Rosen to submit an application to the Houston-Galveston Area Council for grant funds in the amount of $26,398, with no required match, to purchase equipment for the Environmental Crimes Unit. More
December 01, 2015 -- Early voting in races on Harris County's December 12 Runoff Election ballot begins on Wednesday, which includes Houston's mayoral runoff election. More
November 30, 2015 -- The Harris County Clerk's Office has announced that early voting will begin on Wednesday and run through December 8 for the December 12, 2015, joint runoff election. More
November 30, 2015 -- The Texas Department of Transportation has advised motorists that the westbound mainlanes of US 290 from W. 34th to Antoine will be closed from 9 p.m., December 4 through 5 a.m., December 7. More
November 30, 2015 -- The Harris County Department of Education Board of Trustees on Monday appointed Louis D. Evans, III to complete the remainder of the term for HCDE Board Vice President Kay Smith. More
November 30, 2015 -- The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management today issued a news release concernign the end of the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season, and flooding that impacted the county in May and October. More
November 30, 2015 -- The Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council in Houston have announced that Girl Scout cookies will go on sale on December 19. More
November 29, 2015 -- As part of a Police Exchange Program, Houston Police Department welcomed a delegation of Chinese police officers from the Shandong Provincial Security Bureau last week. More
November 26, 2015 -- On Monday, November 30, Houston police commanders and other members of HPD will announce the kickoff of the police department's 30th Annual "Comida" ("Food" in Spanish) Drive to feed those in need during the holiday season. More
November 25, 2015 -- United States Congressman Al Green today released a statement regarding his support for the right to collectively bargain. More
November 25, 2015 -- Rice University scientists have begun a new round of work at the Large Hadron Collider, the European Organization for Nuclear Research facility that straddles Switzerland and France. More
November 25, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Tuesday's fatal crash at 20500 Katy Freeway service road. More
November 24, 2015 -- The Houston Fire Department has offered safety tips pertaining to using turkey fryers. More
November 24, 2015 -- The Harris County Toll Road Authority has announced plans to transition the Sam Houston Tollway Ship Channel Bridge to EZ TAG-only lanes in January 2016. More
November 24, 2015 -- The Houston Public Library will host the grand opening of Cafecollege Houston, a free resource and service center offering assistance to anyone with the desire to go to college and to also encourage those who are undecided about attending. More
November 24, 2015 -- Houston police have arrested and charged two people in connection with the death of a juvenile female found at 8600 Sterlingshire last week. More
November 24, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating Monday's fatal crash at 9500 West Airport Boulevard. More
November 24, 2015 -- Researchers at Rice University have won $2.4 million from the National Science Foundation to study wireless technology that uses 100 or more antennas per base station to send tightly focused beams of data to each user. More
November 24, 2015 -- Sixty-four seniors from 15 Houston Independent School District high schools were recently recognized for their academic excellence as part of the College Board’s 32nd annual National Hispanic Recognition Program. More
November 23, 2015 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County has released its Thanksgiving holiday schedule for HOV/HOT lanes. More
November 23, 2015 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted unanimously to approve additional projects from the 2015 Call for Projects. More
November 23, 2015 -- The University of Houston's petroleum engineering program has been elevated to a full department within the UH Cullen College of Engineering. More
November 23, 2015 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District has released its 2015 Community-Based Accountability Report which outlines progress measures beyond results of the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness. More
November 23, 2015 -- Houston police recently arrested two men in connection with a 2014 fatal shooting at 7630 Yoe Street. More
November 23, 2015 -- Houston police are investigating a shooting and two motor vehicle accidents that occurred on Sunday. More
November 23, 2015 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts this week on stage in the Gulf Coast region include “An Olde English Christmas” with Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone at The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston, and the traditional production of “A Christmas Carol” at the Alley Theatre in Houston. More
November 23, 2015 -- Engineers at Rice University have invented FlatCam, an extremely thin, lens-less camera system that uses sophisticated algorithms to record images and videos. More w/ Video
November 22, 2015 -- The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for the City of Houston from overnight Sunday (Midnight) until 8:00am Monday morning. More
November 22, 2015 -- Doug Peterson, an unsuccessful candidate for Houston City Council has posted a letter to the Forum. More
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