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September 21, 2014 -- SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft and a load of cargo are en route to the International Space Station after an early Sunday morning launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. More
September 19, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will broadcast live coverage of the September 25 launch of three crew members of Expedition 41/42 to the International Space Station. More
September 19, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Thursday announced that it has extended a contract with Barrios Technology, Ltd. of Houston to provide support to International Space Station activities at NASA's Johnson Space Center. More
September 18, 2014 -- Kemah City Council on Wednesday voted 3-2, with Robin Collins and Carl Joiner opposed, to adopt a property tax rate of $0.265545 per $100 valuation for 2014. More
September 18, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt the FY2015 Budget for the city, which includes total projected spending of $56,757,186. More
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September 18, 2014 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to suspend the October 1 effective date of a rate change request by CenterPoint Energy Houston, LLC. More
September 18, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-2, with Ornaldo Ybarra and Pat Van Houte opposed, to propose the adoption of a tax rate of $0.576904 per $100 valuation for 2014, on first reading. More
September 17, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt the city’s FY2015 Budget. More
September 17, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt the city’s FY2015 Budget. More
September 17, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council voted unanimously to reappoint council members Al Burns and Bryan Hoerner, as well as Jim Moncur and Scott McDonald to the Clear Lake Shores Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors. More
September 16, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced the selection of Boeing and SpaceX to carry United States astronauts to and from the International Space Station. More
September 15, 2014 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area has completed distributing new school outfits, hygiene kits, vouchers for shoes, and a positive start to the school year to over 1,600 local children in need. More
September 15, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that the city collected a total of $253,543 in sales tax revenue for the month of September. More
September 14, 2014 -- Rotary Club of Space Center donated $1,000 to the Friends of Freeman Library as a part of its Random Acts of Kindness campaign. More
September 14, 2014 -- "The Friends of Freeman Library elected a new Board of Trustees in the beginning of the summer. More
September 12, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Thursday announced that it has extended its contract with Wyle Integrated Science and Engineering Group of Houston to provide support to the Human Health and Performance Directorate at the Johnson Space Center. More
September 12, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Thursday announced that the Orion spacecraft is ready to be joined to its rocket and fueled for its launch in December. More
September 11, 2014 -- Webster City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to proposed a property tax rate of $0.24874 per $100 valuation for the 2014 tax year. More
September 10, 2014 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 6-1, with John Scott opposed, to proposed a property tax rate of $0.5914 per $100 valuation for the 2014 tax year. More
September 10, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 5-3, with Andy Mann, Joanna Dawson and Dennis OKeeffe opposed, to approve moving forward with creating an in-house legal department for the city. More
September 09, 2014 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to accept receipt of the 2014 effective and rollback tax rate calculations for the 2014 tax year. More
September 09, 2014 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted 4-1, with Nancy Schnell opposed, to propose a property tax rate of $0.844381 per $100 valuation for 2014. More
September 09, 2014 -- The City of League City will host an informal gathering on Thursday at City Hall in remembrance of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. More
September 09, 2014 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt the city’s FY2015 Budget, which includes total projected expenditures of $78,106,564. More
September 09, 2014 -- The Butler Longhorn Museum in League City has published a schedule of activities. More
September 08, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention & Visitors has announced that the member cities of Kemah, League City, Nassau Bay and Seabrook will be featured in an episode of HGTV's "Half Price Paradise". More
September 08, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook will conduct mosquito spraying every evening through Saturday due to recent increases in the mosquito population. More
September 08, 2014 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area is celebrating its 25th anniversary of serving at-risk students in the Clear Creek and Dickinson school districts. More
September 08, 2014 -- The Get Together-Bay Area will launch its 2014-2015 monthly networking luncheon meetings on September 18. More
September 05, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will broadcast live coverage of the return of three crew members currently aboard the International Space Station on September 10. More
September 05, 2014 -- The Prescription Drug Advisory Committee of the Bay Area Alliance will host a conference on September 18 to discuss the problems associated with prescription drug abuse. More
September 05, 2014 -- Leaders from the petrochemical, maritime, logistics and transportation industries participated in the fifth annual Economic Alliance Houston Port Region Petrochemical & Maritime Outlook Conference at the Pasadena Convention Center on Thursday. More
September 04, 2014 -- The League City Animal Shelter will open its new storefront adoption center on Sunday to provide adoption services when the League City Animal Shelter is closed. More
September 04, 2014 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted 4-1, with Jeff Tave opposed, to approve the proposed FY2015 Budget. More
September 04, 2014 -- Kemah City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to join the League City Police Department consortium for implementation and operation of the Gulf Region Information and Dispatch System. More
September 04, 2014 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to propose a tax rate of $0.3306 per $100 valuation for 2014. More
September 04, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1, with Pat Van Houte opposed, to approve the first reading of the city's FY2015 Budget. More
September 03, 2014 -- The City of League City has opened registration for neighborhood events for National Night Out 2014, which takes place on October 7. More
September 03, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted 5-1, with Robert Llorente opposed, to propose a tax rate of $0.640030 per $100 valuation. More
September 03, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to propose a tax rate of $0.72 per $100 valuation for 2014. More
September 03, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on final reading, an amendment to the city’s Code of Ordinances to allow the city to determine the number of ambulance company permits issued as needed. More
September 03, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Mark Zuteck and Clear Lake Shores Police Chief Kenneth Cook to the Emergency Services Board. More
September 02, 2014 -- The Bay Area Regional Medical Center has announced that it has received The Joint Commission's "Gold Seal of Approval" for accreditation. More
August 29, 2014 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center today announced that the hospital has performed more than 2,000 robotic surgeries. More
August 28, 2014 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation recently donated $29,466 to various aerospace education programs. More
August 27, 2014 -- The City of League City recently presented the 2014 Art Hewitt Volunteer Spirit Award to Bill Keogh and the 2014 "Above and Beyond" Award to Janice Hallisey. More
August 27, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 4-4 to defeat Mayor Tim Paulissen’s motion to commit to increasing the city’s share of operating and marketing costs of the Victory Lakes Park & Ride service from $60,000 to $80,000. More
August 26, 2014 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a $577,477 contract with Forde Construction Company, Inc. for the Street Overlay Project. More
August 26, 2014 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted 4-1, with Nancy Schnell opposed, to accept a proposal from Patillo, Brown & Hill to conduct the city’s financial audit for the General Fund and Utility Fund for FY2014, including compliance with the Single Audit Act requirement for state and federal funds received by the city. More
August 21, 2014 -- League City City Council, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted 4-2, with Dennis OKeeffe and Joanna Dawson opposed, to reinstate a policy to allow council members to attend meetings, including regular, special meetings and work sessions, through videoconference calls. More
August 21, 2014 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted 3-2, with Jeff Tave and Carolyn Stanley opposed, on a motion to grant a variance request for use of the Event Room at no cost by the Bay Area Charter Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization. More
August 21, 2014 -- Kemah City Council on Wednesday voted 3-2, with Carl Joiner and Robin Collins opposed, to propose a tax rate of $0.265545 per $100 valuation for 2014. More
August 21, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $632,126 contract to Metro City Construction, LP for the 2013 Water Line Improvement Project. More
August 21, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a $1,859,634 contract with D & W Contractors, Inc. for the Strawberry Road Improvements Project. More
August 20, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the purchase of global positioning system pre-emption vehicle equipment from Consolidated Traffic Controls, Inc. for installation on traffic signals within the city. More
August 20, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $525,000 contract to Pepper-Lawson Waterworks, LLC for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Headworks Improvements Project. More
August 20, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $6,700 contract to ALB Painting for the repainting of the exterior of the Clear Lake Shores Clubhouse. More
August 19, 2014 -- Friendswood City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to concur with City Manager Roger Roecker’s recommendation to appoint Patrick Donart as public works director to replace Kaz Hamidian, who retired in March. More
August 18, 2014 -- The Clear Lake Shores Civic Club recently presented a $2,000 scholarship to Clear Falls High School graduate Cameron Ward. More
August 18, 2014 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club has announced that the Harvest Moon Regatta, which takes place October 9-12, will be a "Clean Regatta", with efforts to maintain the environment of the Galveston Bay. More
August 15, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Thursday announced that its Stardust Team is issuing a report on the discovery of interstellar dust particles in samples from the Stardust spacecraft, which returned to Earth in 2006. More
August 14, 2014 -- The City of League City will hold the last of four monthly City Hall in the Park meetings on August 21 at the Magnolia Creek Homeowners Association Clubhouse. More
August 14, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook will host Community Emergency Response Team training by BayCERT beginning October 2 at the Seabrook Volunteer Fire Station. More
August 14, 2014 -- Space Center Houston today hosted a ceremony for lifting the space shuttle replica Independence onto the shuttle carrier aircraft, where it will be on display. More
August 14, 2014 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club has announced that Rodney Johnston, co-founder of J/Boats, Inc., will participate in the Fifth Annual J/Fest Southwest Regatta in November on Galveston Bay. More
August 13, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will broadcast live coverage on August 18 of a spacewalk to be performed by two Russian cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station. More
August 13, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook on Tuesday reported that the city's sales tax revenues in August total $327,400, reflecting an 8.89 percent increase from August 2013. More
August 13, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to call an election for November 4 for a total $8,550,000 bond referendum. More
August 13, 2014 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday received a visit by the Clear Lake Emergency Medical Corps, which provided a presentation regarding its equipment and training. More
August 13, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1-1, with Joanna Dawson opposed and Dennis OKeeffe abstaining, to censure OKeeffe "for inappropriate communication with staff". More
August 12, 2014 -- El Lago City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, voted 4-1, with Jeff Tave opposed, to approve the installation of bullet proof glass at 98 Lakeshore Drive, which houses the city's municipal court. More
August 12, 2014 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to order a special election for November 4 to present propositions for re-authorizing a one-fourth of one percent sales tax for street maintenance and five charter amendments. More
August 12, 2014 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to establish a speed limit of 25 miles per hour for all streets within the Shady River Subdivision. More
August 11, 2014 -- The Seabrook Festival of the Arts will host its third annual event on October 25. More
August 11, 2014 -- The Director of Compliance for the Office of Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector Mike Sullivan has taken issue with a criticism of the office that was published in the Guidry News report on the August 5 meeting of Webster City Council. More
August 10, 2014 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre will present the Tony Award winning musical, "Into the Woods" September 12-28. More
August 10, 2014 -- Lakewood Yacht Club’s Harvest Moon Regatta Chair Jack Seitzinger has announced that the Skippers Meeting for the 28th annual regatta will be held on Friday night, October 3 in the club’s ballroom, 2425 NASA Parkway in Seabrook. More
August 10, 2014 -- Tommy Cones has announced his candidacy for League City City Council Position 2. More
August 09, 2014 -- The Texas Chapter of the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association met in Galveston on Friday. More
August 08, 2014 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to deny an expenditure of $15,800 for the installation of bullet proof glass at 98 Lakeshore Drive by Installations, Inc. More
August 07, 2014 -- The 49th Annual Lunar Rendezvous Festival recently concluded a week of "whirlwind" activity which included a fun run and a fashion show. More
August 07, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will broadcast the docking of a European Space Agency cargo spacecraft with the International Space Station on August 12. More
August 07, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration recently tested the Orion spacecraft for recovering the craft following its splashdown in the ocean. More
August 07, 2014 -- The Houston Ship Channel will host the Centennial Family Festival on September 6 at the Bayport Cruise Terminal in Pasadena. More
August 07, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to order a special bond election to be held on November 4 for voter ratification of four bond propositions totaling $8,550,000. More
August 07, 2014 -- Kemah City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to name Wanda Zimmer as mayor pro tem. More
August 07, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to schedule a public hearing for August 19 to receive comments regarding the proposed FY2015 Budget. More
August 07, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a two percent increase from commercial solid waste collection services by AmeriWaste. More
August 07, 2014 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a $6,000 quote from Texas Veteran Roofing for the replacement of the park house roof. More
August 06, 2014 -- The City of League City has been awarded the Texas Comptroller Leadership Circle Award for the city's success in implementing financial transparency. More
August 06, 2014 -- Space Center Houston will host the "Mars Food Face-Off", a competition providing a lesson in preparing meals from food that could be grown on Mars by future explorers, on Saturday. More
August 06, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $74,000 contract to Comex Corporation for the construction of the Fire Station No. 2 Building Addition. More
August 06, 2014 -- The City of Houston Municipal Courts Department today announced that it is expanding its traffic ticket payment kiosk service to police substations in Clear Lake and Kingwood. More
August 06, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution seeking support from the Texas Municipal League for legislative action to change the deadline for posting the proposed property tax rate notice as required by the state. More
August 06, 2014 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of a coastal barrier to protect the Houston-Galveston region, including Galveston Bay, from storm surges. More
August 05, 2014 -- The Texas Legislature's Joint Interim Committee on Coastal Barrier Systems on Monday held a public hearing at Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
August 02, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has awarded a contract extension to Lockheed Martin Corporation of Gaithersburg, Maryland, for the Facilities Development and Operations Contract at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. More
August 01, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced that it has extended a contract with Lockheed Martin Corporation for the Facilities Development and Operations at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. More
August 01, 2014 -- The City of League City on Thursday announced that it has implemented an improved system for its 311: League City Listens Service. More
August 01, 2014 -- Texas State Senator Larry Taylor and State Representative Joe Deshotel, who are co-chairs of the Joint Interim Committee to Study a Coastal Barrier System, will host a public hearing at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 4 at Texas A&M University at Galveston. More
July 31, 2014 -- The City of League City is offering rain barrels to residents until September 28. More
July 31, 2014 -- The Exploration Green Conservancy today announced that it has received its official non-profit status and can receive tax deductible contributions. More
July 30, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Tuesday announced that astronaut Mike Massimino has left the agency for a full-time position with Columbia University in New York. More
July 30, 2014 -- EL Lago City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to approve the purchase of a new condenser/compressor unit for the 98 Lakeshore Building, in an amount not to exceed $8,300. More
July 29, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve the 2014-2015 District Compensation Plan, which includes a 2.5 percent salary increase for all non-teaching staff, as well as a six percent increase for transportation bus drivers. More
July 29, 2014 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to schedule a public hearing for September 8 to receive comments regarding the city’s proposed FY2015 Budget. More
July 29, 2014 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with Harris County for the establishment of the Harris County Emergency Management Association. More
July 25, 2014 -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Gulf Coast held its fourth annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake Kick Off Party at the Moody Mansion on Wednesday. More
July 25, 2014 -- League City has drawn two contested positions on the November 4 city council election ballot in the first week of candidate filing. More
July 24, 2014 -- The Texas General Land Office is removing derelict pilings along the western shore of Galveston Bay, with removals expected to begin in Seabrook in August. More
July 24, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will broadcast the launch and docking of the European Space Agency's cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station on July 29. More
July 24, 2014 -- Space Center Houston will host an event on August 14 to mark the raising of the space shuttle replica "Independence" to be placed atop the shuttle carrier aircraft. More
July 24, 2014 -- Former CNN reporter and veteran space correspondent John Zarrella has begun a media company near the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. More
July 23, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-2, with Dennis OKeeffe and Joanna Dawson opposed, to waive costs to the city associated with traffic control for the Clear Lake International Triathlon on August 23, estimated at more than $4,400. More
July 22, 2014 -- The Clear Lake Regional Medical Center will unveil its new EMS Bay on Thursday. More
July 22, 2014 -- League City City Council, during a workshop meeting on Monday, took no action regarding pending litigation in the matter of CenterPoint Energy Houston, LLC vs. City of League City, Texas, et al in the 10th Judicial District Court of Galveston County. More
July 21, 2014 -- The City of Friendswood recently received the State Comptroller's Platinum Leadership Circle Award for 2014 in recognition of the city's efforts in implementing financial transparency. More
July 21, 2014 -- This weekend was the 45th anniversary of the flight of Apollo 11, the first visit to the moon by human beings; and today, July 21 is the anniversary of the first human steps on the moon by Niel Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. More
July 21, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook today began the relocation of a school crosswalk at the intersection of Lakeside Drive and Wild Oak Forest Lane. More
July 21, 2014 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club will host its Harvest Moon Safety Day, in preparation for the Harvest Moon Regatta, on September 13. More
July 21, 2014 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club will host a forum about boat and marine fires on August 16. More
July 21, 2014 -- The Crossings Healthy Living Community will host a fish fry fund raising event on September 25 at the Bay Area Community Center in Seabrook. More
July 18, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced that former NASA astronaut Henry W. "Hank" Hartfield, Jr., who commanded space shuttle Discovery's maiden mission, died on Thursday at 80 years old. More
July 18, 2014 -- Filing for local offices on the November 4 General Election Ballot officially begins on Saturday, with most offices closed until Monday for accepting applications from candidates. More
July 17, 2014 -- The City of Pasadena will hold a public auction on Saturday at the city's Maintenance Services Facility. More
July 17, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint David Johnson and Kevin Ferguson to the Charter Review Commission and Darrell Picha and Glenna Adovasio to the Comprehensive Master Plan Commission. More
July 17, 2014 -- El Lago City Council canceled its meeting on Wednesday due to the lack of a quorum. More
July 17, 2014 -- Kemah City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to appoint Kathleen “Kay” McCumber as an alternate municipal judge for the Municipal Court. More
July 17, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will host a live broadcast of the departure of an unpiloted Russian cargo spacecraft from the International Space Station on Monday. More
July 17, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-2, with Don Harrison and Ornaldo Ybarra opposed, to adopt the FY2015 Budget of the Pasadena Crime Control and Prevention District. More
July 17, 2014 -- Nassau Bay Mayor Mark Denman submitted a guest column in support of a storm surge protection project to protect Galveston Bay. More
July 16, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Center has announced that Tom L'Italien, a cyclist with The Team Veteran Foundation, will make a stop in League City on July 20 to raise awareness of veterans suffering from mental health illness. More
July 16, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a change order to a contract with PM Construction for the Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project to increase the contract amount by $48,750 in order to make emergency repairs to a collapsed 21 inch clay sewer pipe. More
July 16, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to amend the city’s Code of Ordinances to add an article prohibiting intruding on the property or building of another without consent of the owner or occupier of the premises, allowing the city’s municipal court to preside over trespassing cases. More
July 16, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the FY2015 Budget for the Webster Economic Development Corporation. More
July 16, 2014 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 5-2, with Steve Rockey and Billy Enochs opposed, to approve, on first reading, an ordinance to establish a fee schedule for water and sewer utilities for 2014-2018. More
July 16, 2014 -- Cindy and Slade Lewis, owners of Lewis Diamonds and Timepieces, hosted over 100 guests at the “invitation only” Lunar Rendezvous Festival Sponsor Appreciation Party held on June 25, 2014. More
July 15, 2014 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area recently assisted with Kids U 2014 at University of Houston-Clear Lake. More
July 15, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre will host a reception on September 11 for the kick-off of its upcoming season. More
July 15, 2014 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to amend the city code provisions related to overtime authorization and records of employee time worked. More
July 15, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has awarded a nine-year contract, with at total maximum value of $1.3 billion, to Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Inc. to provide mission and flight crew operations support for the International Space Station and future human space exploration. More
July 15, 2014 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an $18,268 agreement with Shrader Engineering for design and basic construction coordination services for the first phase of the Hillridge Water Plant Improvements Project, and to increase the FY2014 Budget from $231,000 to $306,000 for the project. More
July 15, 2014 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the 2013 Flood Elevation Project Grant Agreement with the Texas Water Development Board. More
July 14, 2014 -- The North Galveston Chamber of Commerce today announced that it is dissolving; and the League City Chamber of Commerce has offered free membership for the rest of the year to former NGCC members. More
July 14, 2014 -- The City of League City will host its next "City Hall in the Park" event on Thursday at Hometown Heroes Park. More
July 14, 2014 -- Orbital Sciences Corporation on Sunday launched its second cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station. More
July 13, 2014 -- Jennifer Newton, communications coordinator of of the Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol, has posted a guest column. More
July 13, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees last week approved Paul House as the new principal of Clear Falls High School. More
July 11, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook and the Texas Department of Transportation will host a public meeting on Thursday, July 24 to discuss the expansion of State Highway 146 in Seabrook. More
July 11, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on art gallery shows and music and dance events this weekend in the Gulf Coast region, including ArtHouston, a 12-gallery art walk in Houston and ArtWalk in downtown Galveston. More
July 10, 2014 -- Congressman Steve Stockman Thursday filed a resolution directing the House Sergeant-At-Arms to arrest former IRS official Lois Lerner on charges of Contempt of Congress. More
July 10, 2014 -- NASA Television will provide live coverage of the upcoming Orbital Sciences' mission to resupply the International Space Station. More
July 09, 2014 -- Morgan's Point Mayor Michel J. Bechtel has posted an appeal of support for the Texas A & M coastal spine project. More
July 09, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-2, with Dennis OKeeffe and Joanna Dawson opposed, to approve a resolution to prohibit city departments from cooperating with federal directives or requests to process or house undocumented immigrants, including large numbers of unaccompanied children from Central America. More
July 08, 2014 -- Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance presented the Boys & Girls Harbor with a check for $100,000 on Thursday, June 26. More
July 07, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District is seeking nominations for Citizen of the Year. More
July 04, 2014 -- The City of La Porte hosted its 4th of July parade on Friday. More
July 04, 2014 -- Diane Gillebaard reports that proceeds from the recent Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament totaled $161,000. More
July 03, 2014 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club Rose Cup Team comprised of Dane Byerly, Howdy Hughes and Collin Scoville last week received the United States Sailing Nick Scandone sportsmanship/Leadership Award. More
July 03, 2014 -- Kemah City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to authorize city staff to seek bids for a new website. More
July 03, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint members to the Master Plan Review Committee and the Charter Review Committee. More
July 02, 2014 -- Centennial Park, 2200 S. Friendswood Dr. will be closed for the remaninder of the week, and through the weekend, in preperation for the City's annual 4th of July Celebration. More
July 02, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to elect Alexandra Dietrich as mayor pro tem. More
July 02, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to create a Landscape and Beautification Advisory Committee that will be responsible for providing recommendations, guidance and assistance to City Administrator George Jones, with a primary focus on landscape improvements, landscape maintenance and other beautification projects. More
July 02, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve on first reading a $1,238,527.50 contract with MetroCity Construction, L.P. for Garner Road water well and booster pumps, Deepwater Water Plant improvements and Red Bluff Water Plant improvements. More
July 01, 2014 -- The La Porte Police Department has honored the late Jeanne Zemanek for her service as a dedicated police volunteer and member of the La Porte Police Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association. More
July 01, 2014 -- Barrios Technology Flight Controller, Louis Huerta, was recently presented with NASA Johnson Space Center’s Power of One Silver-level award for center impact. More
June 30, 2014 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce was honored as the Best in Texas, winning first place in the category of Chamber Map for its 2013-2014 Map. More
June 30, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District reports that Trustee Ann Hammond has been elected as a Director of the Gulf Coast Area Association of School Boards for the 2014-2015 school year. More
June 28, 2014 -- Guidry News Service covered todays runoff election between Cal Jones and Tiffany L. Hamilton for Port Arthur City Council. More
June 27, 2014 -- Seabrook Rotary on Friday at Lakewood Yacht Club held their installation of 2014-2015 Officers and Directors. More
June 27, 2014 -- The Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce recently received awards in the Social Media Marketing and Communications, Brochures and Outstanding Traditional Marketing Campaign categories at the Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives Annual Excellence Awards. More
June 27, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook today issued a reminder regarding the city's ordinance prohibiting fireworks. More
June 27, 2014 -- The City of League City will enact mandatory water rationing under the city's drought contingency plan on July 1 due to the ongoing construction of the city's water distribution facility. More
June 26, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Wednesday successfully completed a test of the parachute system for the Orion spacecraft. More
June 25, 2014 -- Several organizations, including the International Economic Development Council, the U.S. Economic Development Administration, Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership and CenterPoint Energy on Tuesday hosted a crisis management workshop for industry and government in Greater Houston. More
June 25, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize a full and final payment of $3.1 million to MHWS Investments, LLC for obligations under the serve and assessment plan with Public Improvement District No. 1 for Phases 3 and 4 of Magnolia Creek. More
June 24, 2014 -- The City of League City today announced that it received two awards from the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers. More
June 24, 2014 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to accept the FY2013 financial audit as presented by Pattillo Brown & Hill, LLP. More
June 24, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve the design development for the Seabrook Intermediate School Project, one of the school improvement projects to be funded through the 2013 bond referendum approved by voters. More
June 24, 2014 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the La Porte Fire Control, Prevention and Emergency Medical Services District’s proposed FY2015 Budget. More
June 23, 2014 -- El Lago City Council last week voted unanimously to amend a Lakeview Police Department general order regarding leave with and without pay to include regular pay for officers who are called to serve jury duty. More
June 23, 2014 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club will host a Beneteau Owners Rendezvous August 8-10. More
June 23, 2014 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Business Development Update published on Friday reports that INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA and Sasol Chemicals North America LLC have announced that they have reached a final investment decision to form a joint venture to build a high-density polyethylene plant in La Porte. More
June 20, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has announced that astronauts David Leestma and Andrew Thomas are retiring from the astronaut corps. More
June 20, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has announced the recipients of awards for the top research and technology achievements of 2013 made possible by the International Space Station. More
June 20, 2014 -- Voters will cast ballots on Saturday to decide runoff races in Webster, Alvin, La Marque, Galveston, and Galveston College. More
June 19, 2014 -- Kaneka North America LLC on Wednesday celebrated the grand opening of its Learning and Education Center in Pasadena. More
June 19, 2014 -- The City of League City has canceled a planned implementation of Stage 3 Drought Contingency measures due to a change in the construction schedule for the city's water distribution facility. More
June 19, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a $678,912 contract with Mar-Con Services, LLC for the Finfrock Road Reconstruction from Thomas to Harris Project. More
June 18, 2014 -- Morgan's Point City Council recently recognized the accomplishments of five graduates of Morgan's Point High School, and recognized former mayor Milo Strickland for his 11 years of service to the city. More
June 18, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the Seabrook Strategic Plan 2014 as presented by Ron Cox Consulting. More
June 18, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Mayor Donna Rogers to the Webster Economic Development Corporation. More
June 18, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted 4-1, with Al Burns opposed, to add stop signs at the intersection of Clear Lake Road and Forest. More
June 18, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $283,260 contract to Metro City Construction, LP for the East Highline Drive Street and Drainage Project. More
June 17, 2014 -- The Miramar Shoreline Restoration and Improvement Advisory Group in Shoreacres will host a public meeting on Wednesday at the Houston Yacht Club to discuss a proposed plan to protect the Miramar shoreline. More
June 17, 2014 -- The City of League City today rescinded its Stage 3 drought contingency plan, which had included mandatory water rationing. More
June 17, 2014 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host the 2014 Bay Cup II Regatta August 2 on Galveston Bay. More
June 16, 2014 -- Seabrook will host a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday for Tires By Design. More
June 16, 2014 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club's Youth Seahorse team has been invited to participate in the 2014 Rose Cup being held this week, and at the Sears Cup in August. More
June 16, 2014 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area recently presented awards during its May luncheon. More
June 15, 2014 -- The Webster Police Department reports that a 37 year old man was killed in an auto\pedestrian accident Friday night. More
June 15, 2014 -- The Clear Lake City Water Authority plans to move forward on the Exploration Green project to create 200 acre flood control, recreation and conservation public space in the heart of Clear Lake as soon as state and local governments complete and issue the final necessary permits. More
June 13, 2014 -- Mark Lardas, author of the new book "The Port of Houston", will host a book signing on Saturday at Barnes & Noble in Webster. More
June 13, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will provide live coverage of a six-and-a-half hour spacewalk to be performed by two Russian members of the International Space Station crew on June 19. More
June 13, 2014 -- Congressman Steve Stockman today expressed his condolences on the passing of Dan McCool of Pasadena. More
June 12, 2014 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to revise the disk golf course, placing the course in the front of the city's park. More
June 11, 2014 -- INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA and Sasol Chemicals North America, LLC have announced a joint venture to build a high-density polyethylene plant in La Porte. More
June 11, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Tuesday announced that engineers have started the process of "stacking" the modules of the Orion spacecraft for its first trip into space. More
June 10, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Dennis OKeeffe opposed, to approve on second reading an ordinance establishing a 14 percent homestead exemption for 2014. More
June 10, 2014 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted 6-0-1, with David Braun abstaining, to elect Braun as mayor pro tem. More
June 10, 2014 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the issuance of private activity tax exempt bonds by Education Media Foundation for local radio station Air One/K-Love. More
June 10, 2014 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to appoint former city council member Steve Jones to Position 6 on the Planning and Zoning Commission. More
June 09, 2014 -- Early voting kicked off today for election runoff races in Webster, Alvin, La Marque, Galveston, and Galveston College. More
June 09, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District today announced that the front offices for eight of the district's elementary schools have been closed and moved to other locations due to various maintenance projects scheduled for the summer. More
June 06, 2014 -- Consumer advocacy site NerdWallet recently named Friendswood second in a list of the best small cities in the nation. More
June 06, 2014 -- The Honorable Sujiro Seam, Consul General of France, today presented the "Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur" medal to 30 World War II veterans at the Battleship Texas State Historic Site in La Porte. More
June 06, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will provide live coverage on Monday of the departure of an unpiloted Russian cargo vehicle from the International Space Station. More
June 05, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration today announced that engineers have completed installing the heat shield on the Orion spacecraft for the ship's first trip to space in December. More
June 05, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has exercised a contract option with Raytheon Technical Services Company of Houston to provide continued support of operations, training and mission planning of NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory and Space Vehicle Mockup Facility More
June 05, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the “Ike Dike” storm surge protection concept proposed by Texas A&M University. More
June 05, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on final reading, a $1,948,775 contract with McKinney Construction, Inc. for the Citywide Waterline Replacement Project. More
June 04, 2014 -- The Bay Area Coastal Protection Alliance today held a news conference to promote a storm surge protection coastal barrier concept designed to protect the entire Houston-Galveston region from a direct hit by a hurricane. More
June 04, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to elect Gary Johnson as mayor pro tem. More
June 04, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to include a splash pad at Texas Avenue Park in the city’s Capital Improvements Program. More
June 04, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Bryan Hoerner as the city council’s representative to the Town Center Design Review Committee and to reappoint Richard Sowrey as a member of the committee. More
June 03, 2014 -- Space Center Houston has been recognized by the travel website Tripadvisor with a Certificate of Excellence for 2014. More
June 03, 2014 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $478,000 contract to the Joiner Partnership, Inc. for the design of the expansion of Fire Station No. 4 and a new fire station at the Public Safety Building site. More
June 03, 2014 -- The City of League City today announced that it has been ranked 19th in NerdWallet.com's "Best Small Cities to Live In", a comparison of 924 cities with populations from 25,000 to 100,000. More
June 02, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook is urging residents to participate in city government by applying for open positions on the city's boards and commissions. More
June 02, 2014 -- The La Porte Masonic Lodge hosted a trash pick-up along a portion of Spencer Highway during the Memorial Day weekend. More
June 01, 2014 -- Lakewood Yacht Club has announced the overall winner of the 2014 Caliche Rum Shoe Regatta. More
May 29, 2014 -- The City of La Porte recently received a 2014 Arbor Award from Trees for Houston. More
May 28, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $113,039 payment to Galveston County in accordance with an interlocal agreement between the city and the county regarding improvements to Calder Road from Ervin to the League City Parkway. More
May 27, 2014 -- Kuraray America, Inc. today issued an update regarding a weather-related incident near La Porte, where a tent at a construction site collapsed during high winds. More
May 27, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Clear Lake High School campus. More
May 26, 2014 -- Race Coordinator Lisa Tilton and City of La Porte Spokesperson Jaree Hefner have posted a guest column on the Sylvan Beach Triathlon, which now includes a Kids Triathlon & Kids Clinic. More
May 22, 2014 -- The City of League City will host a soccer match between the Houston Dynamo and Houston Hurricanes tonight at the Chester L. Davis Sportsplex. More
May 22, 2014 -- Morgan's Point City Council recently hosted a ceremony to administer the oath of office to newly elected Mayor Michel Bechtel as well as council members Thomas Sheffield, Dick Wright and Craig Bland. More
May 22, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a $1,948,775 contract with McKinney Construction, Inc. for the Citywide Waterline Improvement Project. More
May 21, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an agreement with the Johnson Space Center for emergency response. More
May 21, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to canvass the results of the May 10 General Election, with three council members taking their oath of office for new terms on the city council. More
May 21, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Al Burns as mayor pro tem. More
May 21, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will provide live coverage on May 28 of the next launch of a crew to the International Space Station. More
May 20, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to award a $37,135,000 construction contract to ICI Construction, Inc. of Houston for the Challenger Columbia Stadium Project. More
May 20, 2014 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to canvass the results of the May 10 General Election, and administered the oath of office to newly-elected Mayor Rick Moses and council members Richard Adams and Mike Wheeler. More
May 19, 2014 -- The Webster Police Department has initiated an investigation of child pornography based on information from the Houston Metro Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce. More
May 19, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will host the third annual International Space Station Research and Development Conference June 17-19 in Chicago. More
May 19, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook will host a grand opening on Thursday for its first Little Free Library, where residents can pick up a book or leave books for others to read. More
May 19, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Sunday reported that the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft has returned to Earth from the International Space Station, bringing back more than 3,500 pounds of cargo and science samples from the station. More
May 19, 2014 -- Space Center Houston is hosting a live video stream of the reassembly of the 747 shuttle carrier aircraft, which will be placed on display at Space Center Houston along with the shuttle replica. More
May 17, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Political Protocol Committee hosted a forum featuring the candidates in the Republican Party Primary Runoff Election for Congressional District 36, Dr. Brian Babin and Ben Streusand. More
May 16, 2014 -- Bay Area Pet Adoptions will host the Mutts & Meows Fundraiser on June 21 at the Elks Lodge in Galveston. More
May 16, 2014 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club will host the fourth Hatteras Rendezvous June 26-29. More
May 16, 2014 -- The City of Friendswood will host its annual Fourth of July Celebration, "Friendswood: Small Town, Big Hearts", beginning with the Grand Parade on Friendswood Drive. More
May 16, 2014 -- The 9th Annual State of the Lake Tourism Address, co-hosted by Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, was held on Wednesday at Butler's Courtyard in League City. More
May 16, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has announced that components of the International Space Station's new RapidScat, an instrument for measuring ocean winds, have arrived at the launch site at Kennedy Space Center. More
May 15, 2014 -- The Second Annual Friendswood Crawfish Festival will take place on May 24 in downtown Friendswood. More
May 15, 2014 -- Students from Clear Springs and Clear Creek high schools recently participated in a flight aboard NASA's zero gravity simulator aircraft. More
May 15, 2014 -- The City of Friendswood today flew its flags at half staff in observance of Peace Officers Memorial Day. More
May 15, 2014 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday canvassed the results of the May 10 General Election. More
May 15, 2014 -- Space Center Houston today announced that Dr. Melanie Johnson, the center's education director, has been named a recipient of the 2014 Nancy Hanks Memorial Award for Professional Excellence. More
May 15, 2014 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area recently received more than 1,000 toothbrushes and tubes of toothpaste from area dentists in support of the Operation School Bell program. More
May 14, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration reported that three crew members returned to Earth from the International Space Station on Tuesday. More
May 14, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will provide live coverage on Sunday of the departure of the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft from the International Space Station. More
May 14, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $94,249 contract to Emergency Communication Services, LLC for dispatch consoles for the police department, fire department and alternate dispatch in the emergency operations center. More
May 14, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1, with Dan Becker opposed, to adopt a resolution establishing a policy regarding invocations at city council meetings. More
May 13, 2014 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to again reschedule the second regular meeting of the month, moving the meeting from May 27 to May 19. More
May 13, 2014 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve $10,000 in funding support of studies related to the proposed Ike Dike storm surge protection system. More
May 13, 2014 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to engage the firm of Belt Harris Pechacek, LLLP for the audit of the city’s financial statements for 2014, 2015, and 2016. More
May 12, 2014 -- The Port of Houston Authority today announced that the United States Army Corps of Engineers has permitted dredging of the port's Bayport and Barbours Cut channels. More
May 12, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that it received $312,332 in sales tax revenues for May. More
May 12, 2014 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host the 28th Annual Harvest Moon Regatta October 9-12. More
May 12, 2014 -- Guidry News Service covered elections in Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris and Jefferson counties on Saturday, as well as the special election for Senate District 4, which includes Jefferson, Chambers and portions of Harris, Montgomery and Galveston counties. More
May 11, 2014 -- Guidry News Service covered contested elections in five Bay Area Houston cities in Harris County. More
May 11, 2014 -- Doug Peterson, vice chair of the Exploration Green Conservancy, reports that the two winning candidates in Saturday's Clear Lake Water Authority election were supporters of Exploration Green. More
May 09, 2014 -- Friendswood Public Library will host a book sale on Saturday. More
May 08, 2014 -- Kemah City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve the payment of an estimate of $83,394 for progress on the West Kemah Street Improvements Project. More
May 08, 2014 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to direct the city's attorney to move forward regarding enforcement of the city's regulations and a declaration of a public nuisance at 4207 Bradshire Court. More
May 08, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a $1,218,977 contract with Mar-Con Services, LLC for the Martha Ditch Drainage Improvement and Concrete Lining Project. More
May 07, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will broadcast coverage of the return of three crew members from the International Space Station on Tuesday. More
May 07, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Space Biomedical Research Institute have selected 26 proposals for funding to help investigate questions about astronaut health and performances on future deep space exploration missions. More
May 07, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District is holding registration through Friday for its Kindergarten and Pre-K classes. More
May 07, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to renew its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System storm water permit. More
May 07, 2014 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 5-2, with Steve Rockey and Carl Gustafson opposed, to award a $4,576,751 contract to David Wight Construction for the construction of the Whispering Pines Avenue/Friendswood Link Paving Improvements Phase II Project. More
May 07, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $51,999 services agreement with Motorola Solutions, Inc. for service and maintenance alignment for the four dispatch radio consoles at the Webster Police Department. More
May 07, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award an $8,926 contract to Teamwork Construction Services for the sidewalk replacement project for the east bound lanes of FM 2094 between Marina Bay RV and the Valero gas station. More
May 07, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council voted unanimously to award a $587,030 contract to Metro City Construction, LP for the Seascape I Street Paving and Water Line Improvements Project. More
May 06, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will host the launch of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Houston Chapter's Annual Technical Symposium Thursday, featuring astronaut Chris Cassidy, who will discuss the dynamics of spacewalks. More
May 06, 2014 -- The City of League City is hosting a series of events this week in celebration of National Drinking Water Week. More
May 05, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation hosted its annual fashion show on April 27 at Mercedes-Benz of Clear Lake. More
May 05, 2014 -- The City of League City today announced the launch of "City Hall in the Park", an outreach effort featuring informal monthly meetings at the city's parks to provide information and receive input from residents. More
May 02, 2014 -- The City of La Porte has received the Leadership Circle award for Fiscal Transparency's "Platinum" designation from the Texas Comptroller's Office. More
May 02, 2014 -- The Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday hosted the State of University of Houston-Clear Lake Luncheon, to increase awareness of UHCL's downward expansion to include freshman and sophomore level courses. More
May 02, 2014 -- Economic Alliance Houston Port Region on Wednesday held its bi-monthly board and membership meeting at the San Jacinto College District Transportation Center. More
May 01, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration will broadcast a music performance on Friday featuring students from Pearl Hall Elementary in Pasadena, Houston Symphony and astronauts at the Johnson Space Center, as well as Koichi Wakata, who will perform while on board the International Space Station. More
April 30, 2014 -- The City of League City is closing the recreation center at Hometown Heroes Park and cancelling all indoor activities tonight and all day tomorrow because of fumes associated with a floor refinishing project. More
April 30, 2014 -- The Boeing 747 shuttle carrier aircraft has reached its new home at Space Center Houston. Photos, Video and Interviews
April 30, 2014 -- The Bay Area Council of Boy Scouts presented achievement honors to former Galveston County Judge Ray Holbrook and incoming Texas State Bar president Trey Apffel Tuesday during a Friends of Scouting breakfast at the Hometown Heroes Park in League City. More
April 29, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to renew a $13 million contract with Dell for the purchase of tablets and accessories in support of the district’s “one-to-one” tablet initiative. More
April 29, 2014 -- Space Center Houston will host activities on May 4 as part of International Star Wars Day, also called "May the Fourth Be With You". More
April 29, 2014 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $204,500 bid to Schier Construction Co. for the Water Tank Replacement Project at Water Plant No. 5. More
April 29, 2014 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday considered an ordinance requiring that recordings of council meetings be used to satisfy requirements of the Texas Government Code in lieu of written minutes approved by the city council, but the item died for lack of a second. More
April 28, 2014 -- The City of League City today announced that Paul Menzies has been named as the city's new director of planning and development. More
April 25, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership on Wednesday hosted a General Membership Meeting featuring Dr. Alan Lumsden, co-founder and co-director of the Pumps & Pipes program. More
April 25, 2014 -- The League City Police Department will accept unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday at the parking lot between City Hall and the Johnnie Arolfo Civic Center, as part of National Drug Take Back Day. More
April 25, 2014 -- Early voting begins on Monday for the May 10 General Election, which includes several mayoral and city council seat races, as well as bond referendums and city charter amendments. More
April 25, 2014 -- The Rotary Club of Seabrook will host its 4th Annual Gumbo Cook-off and Family Fun Day on Saturday at Clear Lake Park. More
April 24, 2014 -- Space Center Houston will close portions of Texas Highway 3 and NASA Parkway on April 29 and 30 in order to move its historic Boeing 747 shuttle carrier aircraft to the nonprofit center. More
April 24, 2014 -- The City of Pasadena will host a Prescription Drug Take Back Day event on Saturday. More
April 24, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook will host the 19th Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance, benefiting The Boys & Girls Harbor, on May 2-4. More
April 24, 2014 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted 3-2, with Carolynn Stanley and Jeff Tave opposed, to approve amendments to the FY2014 Budget to fund the design, hosting and maintenance of a new web site for the city by Civic Plus. More
April 24, 2014 -- Space Center Houston will offer two Physics Days and a Technology Career Day in May. More
April 23, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to refer back to the Planning and Zoning Commission a request from AT&T Mobility for a special use permit for a communications tower on property north of League City Parkway and south of Tucker Road, east of Columbia Memorial Parkway. More
April 23, 2014 -- The Texas Conservative Coalition Research Institute on Tuesday hosted a Health Care Summit at the Clear Lake Regional Medical Center’s Heart & Vascular Hospital in Webster. More
April 22, 2014 -- Space Center Houston has announced that road closures will take place on the nights of April 28-29 for the transportation of the shuttle carrier aircraft from Ellington Airport to the center. More
April 22, 2014 -- Shoreacres City Administrator David Stall has been selected to speak at the Association of State Floodplain Managers 2014 conference in Seattle, Washington. More
April 21, 2014 -- The League City Parks and Recreation Department will host the annual League City Spring Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday at League Park. More
April 21, 2014 -- The City of League City will host the seventh annual Wellness Walk, benefiting the League City Senior Citizens Program, on Saturday at League Park. More
April 21, 2014 -- Houston City Council Member Dave Martin will host a celebration on May 1 for the opening of a new City of Houston Permitting Center location in Clear Lake. More
April 18, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Transportation will close the southbound Interstate Highway 45 entrance ramp from State Highway 96/FM 646 in League City permanently on Monday to begin construction of a new exit ramp from that location. More
April 18, 2014 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation recently presented its Stellar Awards, honoring workers in the space industry. More
April 18, 2014 -- The Bay Area Alliance for Youth and Families will host a prescription drug take back day on April 26 at four locations. More
April 17, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 5-4, with Ornaldo Ybarra, Pat Van Houte, Cody Ray Wheeler and Don Harrison opposed, to approve the final reading of the district boundary lines to establish six single member council districts and two at large council districts. More
April 17, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize the installation of crosswalk improvements at the intersection of Center Street and Pasadena Boulevard. More
April 16, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to grant a special event permit for a Memorial Day event at the Veteran’s Memorial on Second Street on May 26. More
April 16, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an engagement letter with Belt Harris Pechacek, LLLP for the city’s financial audit for FY2014. More
April 16, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a request from Space Center Houston for $211,000 from the city’s hotel occupancy tax fund. More
April 16, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook reports that year-to-date total sales tax revenue for fiscal year 2013-2014 is up 3.82 percent over last year. More
April 15, 2014 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a $118,125 contract with Exeter Architectural Products for the installation of permanent window coverings at City Hall. More
April 15, 2014 -- Representatives with the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to advocate on behalf of the region. More
April 15, 2014 -- Space Center Houston today announced that several agencies are working to take apart, relocate and reassemble a 747 Shuttle Carrier aircraft to be placed on display. More
April 15, 2014 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the “Ike Dike” storm surge protection concept for Galveston Bay proposed by Dr. Bill Merrell at Texas A&M University-Galveston. More
April 15, 2014 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to reschedule the May 26 council meeting to Tuesday, May 27, due to the Memorial Day holiday. More
April 14, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook Chief of Police, Nona Holomon, will formally announce her retirement on Tuesday at Seabrook City Hall. More
April 14, 2014 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club will host the Caliche Rum Shoe Regatta on May 17-18. More
April 13, 2014 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement was presented to National Aeronautics and Space Administration Administrator Charles Bolden on Friday evening. More
April 13, 2014 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host its 5th Annual J/Fest Southwest Regatta on Saturday November 1 and Sunday, November 2. More
April 11, 2014 -- The City of League City will host the annual League City Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday. More
April 10, 2014 -- Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership hosted its 15th Annual State of the Counties Address featuring the county judges of Brazoria, Galveston and Harris counties on Wednesday. More
April 10, 2014 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve holding the XLR8 Summer Camps at the city. More
April 09, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1, with Dennis OKeeffe opposed, to direct staff to develop a survey for the development of the dog park to determine public interest in the park. More
April 08, 2014 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 6-1, with Billy Enochs opposed, to accept a base bid from Earth First Landscapes, including the addition of alternate items, including controllers, steel edging and grinding for wood chips, for a total of $335,993, for the FM 2351 Median Landscape Improvements Project. More
April 08, 2014 -- The Bay Community Emergency Response Team and the American Red Cross are seeking volunteers for a mock emergency shelter drill on May 29 in Seabrook. More
April 08, 2014 -- The City of Pasadena will host its first-ever Volunteer Expo tonight at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
April 07, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is broadcasting resupply missions to the International Space Station this week on NASA TV. More
April 05, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has selected MacLean Engineering & Applied Technologies of Houston to provide simulation model development for organizations at the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston. More
April 04, 2014 -- The City of League City will hold a public meeting on April 17 to address concerns and answer questions regarding the refund process for overpayment into the Magnolia Creek Public Improvement District. More
April 04, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 5-0, after one council member was removed from the meeting and another three members left in protest, to approve districting of the city's eight single-member council districts into six single-member districts to allow for two at-large positions. More
April 04, 2014 -- The Lunar Rendezvous Festival will host its Galactic Golf Tournament on May 12 at Bay Oaks Country Club in Houston. More
April 04, 2014 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area will host its "Raise a Glass to CIS" wine event on April 28 at Bay Oaks Country Club. More
April 04, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is accepting applications through April 30 for its fifth annual Exploration Habitat Academic Innovation Challenge. More
April 04, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is hosting the Conrad Foundation's 2014 Spirit of Innovation Challenge Sunday through Tuesday at Space Center Houston. More
April 04, 2014 -- The Harris County Medical Reserve Corps will host a training class in La Porte on April 24. More
April 03, 2014 -- Kemah City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a temporary street closure and noise ordinance variance for the Texas Outlaw Challenge Street Party. More
April 03, 2014 -- Webster City Council has confirmed the appointment of Daniel "Danny" Presley as the city's new chief of police. More
April 03, 2014 -- Exploration Green will host its groundbreaking celebration and Earth Day event on April 12. More
April 03, 2014 -- Taylor Lake Village on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an order canceling the city's May 10 General Election. More
April 02, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt bylaws for the Parks and Recreation Commission. More
April 02, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 4-1-2, with Natalie Dolan opposed and Larry Tosto and Bill Jones abstaining, to confirm the appointment of Daniel Presley as police chief. More
April 02, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an expenditure of $195,000 for the purchase of updated communications equipment for the Seabrook Police Department. More
April 02, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to cancel the city’s May 10 General Election, declaring three seats with terms expiring in May as unopposed. More
April 01, 2014 -- The City of La Porte will host a Household Hazardous Waste Day and also will participate in a trash bash event on Saturday, April 5. More
April 01, 2014 -- The Bay Area Alliance for Youth and Families will host a prescription drug take-back event on April 26 at four locations. More
April 01, 2014 -- Barrios Technology on Monday announced that Sandy Fletcher and the Extra Vehicular Activity 23 Console Team recently received the Eagle Manned Mission Award from the National Space Club. More
March 31, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District recently hosted the 5th Annual Senior-to-Senior Prom at Clear Falls High School. More
March 31, 2014 -- La Porte City Council Member Dottie Kaminski was recently named a finalist for Public Official of the Year by the University of Houston. More
March 28, 2014 -- The City of Pasadena will host a Volunteer Expo on April 8 at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
March 27, 2014 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Business Development Update published this wseek reports that Solvay will build and operate a large-scale alkoxylation unit in Pasadena; and also updates plans for a major expansion of Baybrook Mall. More
March 26, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 4-3, with Dennis OKeeffe, Geri Bentley and Joanna Dawson opposed, to change the name of the entrance roadway to Hometown Heroes Park at SH 96 to "Hometown Heroes Drive". More
March 25, 2014 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the issuance of approximately $10 million in refunding bonds. More
March 25, 2014 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an amended motion to remove a representative position from the west side of the city for the Miramar Shoreline Advisory Group and appointed Charlotte Wells to serve in an at-large position to complete the membership of the group. More
March 25, 2014 -- The South West International Boat Show, the largest in-water Boat Show in the Southwest, remains unaffected by the Texas City oil spill and will open on schedule Thursday, March 27 and remain open through Sunday, March 30. More
March 24, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has announced that SpaceX will plans to launch its next cargo mission to the International Space Station on Sunday. More
March 21, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook today announced that the city received $205,563 in sales tax revenues for the month of March. More
March 20, 2014 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to amend the FY2014 Budget by $3,120 to designate funds to continue the Senior Fitness Program at no cost to residents. More
March 20, 2014 -- Exploration Green in Houston will host its Groundbreaking Celebration on April 12. More
March 20, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 5-3, with Don Harrison, Ornaldo Ybarra and Cody Ray Wheeler opposed, to approve the final reading of a $26,000 contract with Loflin Environmental Services, Inc. for asbestos and mold consulting services for the former AT&T Building. More
March 19, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted 4-2, with Gary Johnson and Robert Llorente opposed, to approve recommendations for the allocation of funds for events through the Hotel Occupancy Tax for FY2014. More
March 19, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to establish a Pedestrian Bridge Committee to research the cost in planning, developing and building a pedestrian bridge to span Jarboe Bayou. More
March 19, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept the FY2013 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the audit of the city’s financial statements, from Belt Harris Pechacek, LLLP, the firm that conducted the audit. More
March 19, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 4-2-1, with Larry Tosto and Bill Jones opposed and Mayor Floyd Myers abstaining, to approve the first reading of an ordinance regulating headshops, pawn shops, gold exchange stores, tattoo shops, smoke shops, bail bonds and payday lending within the city. More
March 18, 2014 -- The Lunar Rendezvous Festival will host its annual Festival Kick-Off event on April 14. More
March 17, 2014 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area has announced that Assistance League National's Book Drive has won the "Make a Difference Day All-Star Award", and will receive national headlines in USA Weekend Magazine and a $10,000 donation from the Gannett Foundation. More
March 16, 2014 -- The Battleship Texas Foundation hosted a public family festival at the San Jacinto Battleground State Historical Site on Saturday as part of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the commissioning of the Battleship TEXAS. More
March 14, 2014 -- The NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston has extended a $22 million contract with Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems to provide support to International Space Station activities. More
March 14, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership reports that BAHEP and the National Flood Insurance Coalition has scored a major victory with the passage of the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act by the United States Senate. More
March 13, 2014 -- The City of League City will host a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony on March 22 for the city's new Ghirardi WaterSmart Park. More
March 13, 2014 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department's 1,200-acre San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site consisting of the San Jacinto Battleground, San Jacinto Monument and Battleship TEXAS were packed on Wednesday for a final crew reunion aboard the TEXAS. More
March 12, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1, with Dennis OKeeffe opposed, to formally appoint R. Mark Rohr as its new city manager. More
March 12, 2014 -- Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst today honored World War II crew members of the Battleship Texas in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the ship's commissioning. More
March 12, 2014 -- Space Center Houston will display a model of the future James Webb Space Telescope through April 15. More
March 11, 2014 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation will recognize the dedication of the space workers at the annual awards banquet on Friday, April 11. More
March 11, 2014 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize the completion of all phases of the Dispatch Center Console/Workstation project by utilizing currently budgeted funds plus paying additional costs from the Capital Improvement Plan fund balance. More
March 11, 2014 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Michael Schnell to the Miramar Shoreline Advisory Group. More
March 11, 2014 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to accept the city’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, an audit of the city’s financial statements for FY2013. More
March 11, 2014 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area has announced that Janice and Rick Gornto and Legend Health Care have underwritten the fifth annual Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament, which takes place on April 28 at Bay Oaks Country Club. More
March 11, 2014 -- The Exploration Green Conservancy recently hosted a town hall meeting to discuss the development and management of the recreation, conservation and flood-detention area. More
March 07, 2014 -- Lakewood Yacht Club on Thursday announced the winners of the Bay Cup I Regatta, held on Galveston Bay. More
March 06, 2014 -- Space Center Houston will host the Ultimate Spring Break from March 8 through 23. More
March 06, 2014 -- The City of League City today announced that Assistant City Manager David Benson has submitted his resignation, effective April 18. More
March 06, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-2, with Don Harrison and Ornaldo Ybarra opposed, to approve, on first reading, a $26,000 contract with Loflin Environmental Services, Inc. for asbestos and mold consulting services for the former AT&T building. More
March 05, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council has announced that the 21st annual River, Lakes, Bays 'N Bayous Trash Bash will be held on March 29. More
March 05, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to reappoint Margaret Hunt, Ed Muniz and Julia Poston as regular members and Robert Duncan, Jr. as an alternate member to the Board of Adjustment. More
March 05, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 6-0-1, with Mayor Floyd Myers abstaining, to award a $225,255 bid to Mullen Asphalt Paving for parking improvements to serve Texas Avenue Park. More
March 05, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint council members Thane Harrison, Sherry Garrison and Bill Patterson, as well as City Manager James Stokes, Assistant City Manager Gary Jackson and Director of Finance Donna Todd to the city's new Finance Committee. More
March 04, 2014 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to reject all bids for paving improvements to Friendswood Link Road and to re-bid the project with a change in scope. More
March 04, 2014 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will perform a ribbon cutting ceremony at Touchstone Dentistry on March 13. More
March 03, 2014 -- Motostalgia has been named as the official auction house of the 19th annual Keels and Wheels Concours d'Elegance, which will take place on May 2 at Lakewood Yacht Club. More
February 28, 2014 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host a Lunch n' Learn Seminar on March 19 at the League City College of the Mainland campus. More
February 27, 2014 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host its Fourth Annual ATHENA Leadership of the Bay Area Awards event on May 9. More
February 26, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted 4-3, with Win Weber, Ann Hammond and Page Rander opposed, to name the district’s future second stadium as the Challenger Columbia Stadium. More
February 26, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 8-0 to select Mark Rohr as the new city manager, and directed staff to negotiate a contract for consideration at the at the next city council meeting. More
February 26, 2014 -- League City City Council voted 8-0 on Tuesday night to name Mark Rohr city manager. More
February 25, 2014 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Kendall Pickett as a citizen member of the Miramar Shoreline Advisory Group. More
February 25, 2014 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted 7-0-1, with Tommy Moser abstaining, to award a $260,595 bid to Follis Construction for the construction of the Fairmont Park Pool Building. More
February 24, 2014 -- Exploration Green in the Houston Bay Area will host a town hall meeting on Thursday. More
February 21, 2014 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area will host "Super Stars: A Star Studded Evening", a fundraiser celebrating 25 years of service, on April 5. More
February 21, 2014 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation has selected former Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield as recipient of the 2014 Space Communicator Award. More
February 20, 2014 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will hold the 2014 Heald Bank Regatta on April 26 and 27 in the Gulf of Mexico. More
February 20, 2014 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to pursue implementation of the Community Rating System Program for the city, at a cost not to exceed $600. More
February 20, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday 5-4, with Ornaldo Ybarra, Cody Ray Wheeler, Pat Van Houte and Don Harrison opposed, to approve, on second reading, an ordinance amending the city's procedures for city council and other meetings. More
February 19, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an amendment to the city’s ordinances regarding the regulation of peddlers, itinerant vendors, hawkers, solicitors and canvassers in order to exempt children engaged in fundraising activities for school or nonprofit organizations. More
February 19, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to engage Belt Harris Pechacek, LLLP for professional auditing services for the city’s 2014-2016 audit reports. More
February 19, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $53,500 contract to IDS Engineering for the design of drainage improvement projects on East Oak Street, East Forrest Street and East Highline Street. More
February 19, 2014 -- League City City Council has scheduled interviews with four finalists for the city manager position that was vacated when Mike Loftin resigned in October. More
February 18, 2014 -- The United Way of Greater Houston is offering free tax preparation services through the Neighborhood Tax Centers through April 15 at the United Way Bay Area Service Center. More
February 18, 2014 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area will host its "Operation Cinderella" boutique days on March 23-24. More
February 18, 2014 -- The Lunar Rendezvous Festival will host its Astronomic Aces Tennis Tournament on April 25 and its Galactic Golf Tournament on May 12. More
February 17, 2014 -- La Porte Firefighter John Glick has signed up to participate in the Texas Independence Relay in March. More
February 15, 2014 -- Hospice Care Team will offer 8-week “Hands Together” groups in Clear Lake, Dickinson, Galveston and Richwood this spring. More
February 14, 2014 -- Lakewood Yacht Club has named Howard Hughes the 2013 Yachtsman of the Year. More
February 13, 2014 -- The Battleship Texas Foundation will host a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the commissioning of the Battleship TEXAS in March. More
February 13, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership Monthly Luncheon on Wednesday featured Texas State Senator Larry Taylor. More
February 13, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has announced that Syamantak Payra, an eighth grade student at Westbrook Intermediate School, recently won first place at the district's annual spelling bee. More
February 13, 2014 -- The Bay Area Alliance for Youth and Families will host its fourth annual CRAZY Krewe fun run and umbrella walk event on March 1. More
February 13, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that the city's sales tax revenues for February totaled $313,665. More
February 13, 2014 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to call for an election for Mayor and council positions 1, 3 and 5. More
February 12, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 5-3, with Mayor Tim Paulissen, Andy Mann, and Joanna Dawson opposed, to deny a request to rescind amendments to the South Shore Harbour Master Plan related to Beacon Island. More
February 11, 2014 -- The City of Webster will present the "Imaginate" exhibit at Space Center Houston from February 22 through April 27. More
February 11, 2014 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $1,396,407 contract to C.F. McDonald Electric, Inc. for generators and switchgear. More
February 11, 2014 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to enter into an agreement with Jeffrey S. Ward & Associates for grant consulting services for grant project management. More
February 11, 2014 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution creating the Miramar Shoreline Advisory Group to gather input from the public and provide stakeholder concerns, advice and guidance on issues related to proposed shoreline restoration and improvements for Galveston Bay. More
February 09, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook will host the 11th annual Lucky Trail Marathon on March 15-16. More
February 07, 2014 -- Eleven of the 12 candidates for the 36th Congressional District participated in a Meet the Candidates Forum sponsored by Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership’s Political Protocol Committee and the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce’s Governmental Affairs Committee on Wednesday. More
February 06, 2014 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve moving forward with the City of El Lago Second Annual Fishing Tourney, and to provide $250 in advanced funding for the tournament. More
February 06, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 5-4, with Ornaldo Ybarra, Don Harrison, Pat Van Houte and Cody Ray Wheeler opposed, to approve, on first reading, an amendment to the rules of procedure regarding public speaking at city council and other meetings. More
February 05, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to order an election for May 10 for three positions on the city council. More
February 05, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to order an election for May 10 to for three positions on the city council. More
February 05, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution declaring March 17-21 and October 13-17 as “Webster Clean-Up Weeks”. More
February 05, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to order an election for May 10 for mayor and three city council positions. More
February 04, 2014 -- Harris County Department of Education Head Start La Porte is currently recruiting families of children ages 3-5 from targeted zip codes in La Porte, Pasadena, Deer Park, and Clear Creek independent school districts. More
February 04, 2014 -- The City of Friendswood has been named the 32nd Safest City in America by Neighborhood Scout. More
February 04, 2014 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 4-3, with Steve Rockey, Billy Enochs and Carl Gustafson opposed, to adopt a 7-year plan for proceeding with projects under the city’s recently approved bond issue. More
February 03, 2014 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club has announced that club racers John Barnett and Cran Fraser recently won first place in a race from Fort Lauderdale to Key West. More
January 30, 2014 -- Space Center Houston has selected Gayden Cooper and Meg Naumann to director positions to lead expansions of the organization's programs. More
January 30, 2014 -- Six candidates for Texas House District 129 participated in a Meet the Candidates Forum sponsored by the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership’s Political Protocol Committee and the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce’s Governmental Affairs Committee on Wednesday. More
January 30, 2014 -- The 19th Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance, benefiting The Boys and Girls Harbor, has issued a call for sponsors for its 2014 event in May. More
January 30, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council today announced the winners of its 2013 Parks and Natural Areas Award competition. More
January 29, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1, with Mayor Tim Paulissen opposed, to deny a request to rezone approximately 24.4 acres from Commercial Mixed Use to Public Semi-Public, to facilitate development of a regional multi-sports stadium and expansion of the Agriculture Center by Clear Creek Independent School District. More
January 28, 2014 -- Exploration Green and the Clear Lake City Water Authority recently received the 2013 Planning Award from the Houston-Galveston Area Council. More
January 28, 2014 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to order an election for May 10 for the mayor and two city council positions. More
January 28, 2014 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to call an election for May 10 for three city council positions. More
January 27, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook today announced that the city's new soliciting ordinance requires solicitors to obtain a permit to operate within Seabrook. More
January 24, 2014 -- The Junior League of Galveston County, Inc. and the City of League City will host the inaugural Flashback 5K/10K on March 22. More
January 24, 2014 -- Shoreacres City Council, in a special meeting on Thursday, voted unanimously to name Acting Police Chief Troy Harrison as the city’s permanent police chief. More
January 23, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has announced the winners of the 2013-2014 CCISD Science Fair. More
January 23, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a recommendation by the Public Safety Task Force on the expenditure of $112,502 in public safety funds for various items in 2014. More
January 23, 2014 -- The 5K FunD Run to benefit students attending the School of Health Professions at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will be held on March 8. More
January 23, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on final reading, a $557,271 contract with Mar-Con Services, LLC for the 2012 Community Development Block Grant Sidewalk Replacement Project. More
January 22, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to add a full-time paramedic supervisor position to the city’s classification scale. More
January 22, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an agreement to renew the city’s participation in an advertising/marketing program with Space Center Houston in the amount of $211,000. More
January 22, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to renew a contract with Crowder Gulf for disaster debris clearance and removal. More
January 22, 2014 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Johnson Space Center recently presented its Silver Achievement Medal to University of Houston-Clear Lake School of Science and Computer Engineering Dean Zbigniew Czajkiewicz and Associate Professor of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems Andrew Yang. More
January 22, 2014 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement has selected National Aeronautics and Space Administration Administrator Charles F. Bolden, Jr. as recipient of the 2014 National Space Trophy. More
January 21, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt an order calling for an election on May 10 for two positions on the board. More
January 20, 2014 -- The Lunar Rendezvous Festival has named committee members for the planning of its 49th annual event. More
January 19, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership presented the Quasar Award to University of Houston Chancellor Renu Khator at its 2014 Annual Banquet on Friday at South Shore Harbour Resort in League City. More
January 17, 2014 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area is accepting new and gently-used prom dresses at their resale shop in Webster for "Operation Cinderella", which provides dresses to high school students attending prom. More
January 17, 2014 -- The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library recently received a $134,000 bequest from Jocelyn H. Lee. More
January 17, 2014 -- The City of Friendswood today is flying its flags at half-mast in honor of Dr. Eunice Myrlene Kennedy, who passed away this week after serving the Friendswood Independent School District for 55 years. More
January 16, 2014 -- Kemah City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to appoint Kenneth Kaye as alternate judge of the Municipal Court. More
January 16, 2014 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a three-year engagement letter for auditing services from Belt Harris Pechacek. More
January 16, 2014 -- The Texas Veterans Land Board will host a free veterans benefits briefing on January 25 at the Bay Area Community Center in Seabrook. More
January 16, 2014 -- The City of Pasadena will host its first public auction of the year on Saturday. More
January 16, 2014 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a license agreement with Verizon to construct an additional tower. More
January 15, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District is seeking community members to serve on the naming committee for the district's second stadium. More
January 15, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution expressing opposition to the Public Utility Commission’s proposal to implement a capacity market in the state. More
January 14, 2014 -- The Exploration Green Conservancy will host a town hall meeting on February 27 regarding Exploration Green, a 200-acres green space for flood water detention, conservation and environmental enhancement in the Clear Lake area of Houston. More
January 14, 2014 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $3,953,472 contract to Paskey Construction for the Third Street Pavement and Drainage Improvements Project. More
January 14, 2014 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a joint election agreement with Clear Creek Independent School District for the May 10 election. More
January 14, 2014 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to fund a shortfall and approve a $226,250 contract for the construction of an 8-inch water line and associated valves and fire hydrants. More
January 14, 2014 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with the Texas Revenue Recovery Association for membership in a consortium of local governments working together to collect delinquent utility solid waste disposal service fees. More
January 10, 2014 -- The City of League City has launched its redesigned tourism website, www.visitleaguecity.com. More
January 10, 2014 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership recently joined a delegation to Washington, D.C. to meet with members of Congress regarding possible changes to the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act and the National Flood Insurance Program. More
January 09, 2014 -- The City of Pasadena has received the annual Community Economic Development Award for 2013 from the Texas Economic Development Council. More
January 09, 2014 -- The City of Pasadena has been recognized as a "City of the Future" in the American Cities of the Future 2013/2014 ranking by fDi Magazine from the Financial Times. More
January 09, 2014 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that the city collected $202,463 in sales tax revenues for January. More
January 09, 2014 -- Lakewood Yacht Club has announced its revised 2014 race schedule. More
January 09, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Greg Smith on Wednesday delivered the State of the District Address. More w/Video
January 09, 2014 -- Lakewood Yacht Club has named Julie Harman Howell as director of member services and events. More
January 09, 2014 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a $987,130 contract with Horseshoe Construction, Inc. for the 2013 Golden Acres Wastewater Plant Rehabilitation Project. More
January 08, 2014 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host the national J/105 Mid-Winter Championship Regatta from March 7 through 9 on Galveston Bay. More
January 08, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to order an election for May 10 to elect the mayor and one council member. More
January 08, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on final reading, an ordinance regulating peddlers, itinerant vendors, hawkers, solicitors and canvassers. More
January 08, 2014 -- The City of Shoreacres will host a candidate reception on Saturday to introduce the three finalists for the city's next chief of police. More
January 08, 2014 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the city’s sponsorship of the Battleship Texas Centennial Celebration, providing $30,000 in support of the event. More
January 08, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a strategic planning proposal for the city. More
January 07, 2014 -- Webster Police Chief Ray Smiley has passed away. More
January 07, 2014 -- Clear Creek Independent School District will host a community meeting on January 15 to present preliminary designs for renovations planned for Clear Brook High School in Friendswood. More
January 03, 2014 -- Keep Friendswood Beautiful will host its annual tree giveaway on January 18. More
January 03, 2014 -- The City of Friendswood is holding registration for its winter Men's Flag Football League. More
December 31, 2013 -- Triumphant Tails, Inc. has provided an update regarding approximately 30 dogs from the Humane Society of Brazoria County that require adoption by January 15. More
December 30, 2013 -- The Friendswood Public Library has scheduled several programs for adults in January. More
December 30, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership will present University of Houston President and Chancellor Dr. Renu Khator with the 2014 Quasar Award for Exceptional Leadership in Economic Development at BAHEP's 21st Annual Quasar Award Banquet on January 17. More
December 24, 2013 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Business Development Update posted on Monday reports that it has been a banner year for the industrial sector. More
December 23, 2013 -- David Feldman of Long Island New York recently interviewed Jim Guidry via Skype. Feldman, who operates LongIslandNY.TV, a news website covering his area, is publishing a series of articles and interviews regarding the length of time it is taking for the recovery from Superstorm Sandy. More
December 22, 2013 -- The Sam Houston Squadron of the Texas Navy was represented in the 2013 Christmas Boat Lane Parade with the participation of four yachts from Lakewood Yacht Club. More
December 19, 2013 -- Bay Area Pet Adoptions, a no-kill animal shelter in Galveston County, is seeking donations in order to continue operating. More
December 19, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an agreement with Seby Larsen, LLP for environmental legal services. More
December 18, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with Galveston County for the city's participation in the CareHere Clinic. More
December 18, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a planned unit development to create “The Commons at Seabrook”, a 14.734 acre development including a 416 unit luxury apartment complex, 6.58 acres of retail development and 1.295 acres for construction of a public street. More
December 18, 2013 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to apply for and accept funding through the Texas Department of Transportation’s Selected Traffic Enforcement Program grant for speed enforcement. More
December 17, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook recently held its annual employee recognition dinner. More
December 17, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve the design development of the Clear Lake High School Rebuild Project. More
December 16, 2013 -- The City of La Porte has announced that it will sponsor a video for the upcoming Battleship Texas Centennial Celebration, which will be held in March. More
December 16, 2013 -- The Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council has announced that it will start selling Girl Scout cookies on December 21 utilizing the "Cookie Command" software and the "COCOdirect" mobile application. More
December 16, 2013 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area recently received grants from the Lunar Rendevous Festival, Target and the Employee Community Fund of Boeing Houston for the league's Operation School Bell program. More
December 16, 2013 -- Second Chance Pets has announced that it has three dogs who were pulled from an animal shelter in Manvel, Texas available for adoption or foster care. More
December 16, 2013 -- Lakewood Yacht Club has named former Dock Master David Fincham to facilities manager. More
December 16, 2013 -- Lakewood Yacht Club has named Cody Bartro as the club's new dock master. More
December 14, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership hosted its annual Holiday Party at Di Amici Upscale Events on NASA Parkway on Wednesday. More
December 12, 2013 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution appointing Jack Fryday as floodplain manager. More
December 12, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook today announced that the city collected $232,591 in sales tax revenues for December. More
December 11, 2013 -- Exploration Green on Tuesday announced that it and the Clear Lake City Water Authority are receiving the Houston-Galveston Area Council's Parks and Natural Areas Award. More
December 10, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday heard a presentation from Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia regarding a proposal by the sheriff’s office to provide law enforcement services in place of the city’s police department. More
December 10, 2013 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve, on final reading, the rezoning of property at 2000 NASA Parkway from Urban to Commercial. More
December 10, 2013 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the proposed “Ike Dike” structural protection system to protect the Houston-Galveston region from hurricane storm surges. More
December 09, 2013 -- The Seabrook Rotary Club will again produce “Success at Work”, an intensive, five-hour study of workplace and life application skills, beginning Monday, February 3, 2014 at Seabrook Intermediate School. More
December 09, 2013 -- The League City Proud Holiday in the Park Parade was Friday night. More
December 05, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook has canceled the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony scheduled for tonight due to weather conditions. More
December 05, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, the purchase of stop loss insurance for calendar year 2014 from Fidelity Security Life Insurance Company, as submitted by Arbor Benefit Group, LP, for individual and aggregate stop loss insurance coverages for the city. More
December 05, 2013 -- Kemah City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an ordinance, on first reading, to establish a no parking area under the State Highway 146 bridge over Clear Creek next to the boat ramp. More
December 05, 2013 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to re-appoint Council Member Thane Harrison as representative and Council Member Beckie Stockstill-Cobb as alternate to the Houston-Galveston Area Council General Assembly and Board of Directors for 2014. More
December 04, 2013 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the purchase of a transit bus for 12 passengers and two wheelchair spaces for a total of $57,206. More
December 04, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an agreement with Galveston County Management District No. 1 to fund construction for reversing the Interstate 45 southbound ramps between State Highway 96 and FM 646. More
December 04, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Robert Llorente opposed, to maintain the city’s ordinance regulating the use of golf carts in its current form. More
December 04, 2013 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize the establishment of a Section 125 Flexible Benefit Plan. More
December 03, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council has posted a news release on the appointment of Gayle Cook as the new city manager effective December 1. More
December 03, 2013 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to reappoint Council Member Jim Hill as representative and Mayor Kevin Holland as alternate to the Houston-Galveston Area Council 2014 General Assembly and Board of Directors. More
December 03, 2013 -- The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will host a public meeting on December 12 in Clear Lake Shores to discuss bacteria levels in Jarbo Bayou. More
December 02, 2013 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area has announced that the fifth annual Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament will be held on April 28 at Bay Oaks Country Club. More
November 29, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin highlights holiday events in the Gulf Coast region. More
November 28, 2013 -- Second Chance Pets of the NASA area is working to place over 150 dogs now in a privately held facility called the Brazoria County Humane Society. More
November 27, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an amendment to the city's FY2014 Budget, to include a transfer from the General Fund into the city's medical insurance fund to provide an additional share of costs for retiree health benefits. More
November 26, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to amend the city’s requirements for substance abuse testing to require that employees submit to testing after any recordable work-related injury. More
November 25, 2013 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently joined "Soft Toys for Education" program targeting at risk students at K.E. Little Elementary School in Bacliff. More
November 25, 2013 -- The United States Chamber of Commerce Foundation has announced that the foundation's Institute for Organization Management has awarded the Regent Scholarship to League City Chamber of Commerce President Laurie Baldwin. More
November 21, 2013 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted 3-1, with Jeff Tave opposed, to approve opening a separate bank account with Wells Fargo to be designated for the deposit of PEG fees from the cable television franchise in the city. More
November 21, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 6-3, with Ornaldo Ybarra, Don Harrison and Cody Ray Wheeler opposed, to approve personnel changes. More
November 20, 2013 -- The City of La Porte will host the 2013 Christmas on Main Street Festival on December 5. More
November 20, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-2, with Dan Becker and Geri Bentley opposed, to select Strategic Government Resources to serve as the city’s consultant in the search for candidates for a city manager. More
November 20, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Gayle Cook as city manager and approve an employment contract between Cook and the city. More
November 20, 2013 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted 6-0-1, with Council Member Thane Harrison abstaining, to amend the city’s solid waste disposal fees to address rates and pass through fees to be charged for commercial trash pick-up service to be provided by Waste Management. More
November 20, 2013 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Mayor Floyd Myers opposed, to approve the employment contract of City Manager Wayne Sabo. More
November 20, 2013 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a payment of $78,972 to Crowder-Gulf for outstanding charges and retainage fees from Hurricane Ike. More
November 19, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to cast the district’s votes in favor of electing Scott Brast and re-electing Gary Jones to the Galveston Central Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
November 19, 2013 -- The City of Pasadena will host its fourth annual "Can Do! Food Drive" on Thursday at Pasadena Veterans Memorial Stadium. More
November 19, 2013 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to canvass the results of the city’s November 5 Bond Election. More
November 18, 2013 -- Lakewood Yacht Club on Saturday named Tom Macaluso's boat, "Pro Re Nata", as the Yacht of the Year for 2013. More
November 18, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook today announced that it has received $304,932 in sales tax revenues for the month of November. More
November 18, 2013 -- Second Chance Pets Auction 2013 raised over $27,000, an all-time record for the organization! More
November 15, 2013 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency is holding a 90-day appeal/comment period from November 14 to January 18 regarding the flood maps issued for coastal areas of Harris County. More
November 14, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 6-3, with Ornaldo Ybarra, Don Harrison and Cody Ray Wheeler opposed, to grant on first reading a variance for a multi-family residential project planned for the east side of Beltway 8 along the south side of Crenshaw Road. More
November 13, 2013 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award an $86,804 contract to LECON, Inc. for the Lake Nassau Bank Stabilization Project. More
November 12, 2013 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution opposing the “Centennial Gate Concept” in its current form proposed by the Rice University Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disasters Center. More
November 12, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $355,039 contract to Mar-Con Services, LLC for the reconstruction of two city streets and associated drainage. More
November 07, 2013 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted 3-1, with Jeff Tave opposed, to approve a contract with the Seabrook Volunteer Fire Department for fire protection and first responder services. More
November 07, 2013 -- Kemah City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to cast the city's ballots in favor of re-electing Gary Jones to the Galveston Central Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
November 07, 2013 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve regulations regarding dog leashes at the city's park. More
November 07, 2013 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Wednesday met in executive session to consult with the city attorney and other attorneys retained by the Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool regarding pending or contemplated litigation. More
November 07, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 5-4, with Ornaldo Ybarra, Don Harrison, Pat Van Houte and Cody Ray Wheeler opposed, to approve on first reading a re-allocation of $987,130 from the 2009 and 2010 Community Development Block Grant Consolidated Action Plan funds to the 2013 Golden Acres Wastewater Rehabilitation Project. More
November 06, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $393,115 contract to Double Oak Construction, Inc. for the Pine Gully Channel Improvements, Phase II Project. More
November 06, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a motion directing staff to obtain statements of qualifications from three search firms for recruiting candidates for appointment to the position of city manager. More
November 06, 2013 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize the issuance of $7.2 million in certificates of obligation to fund the third year of a 10-year water and sewer capital improvements plan. More
November 06, 2013 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to grant a pipeline permit for Enterprise Crude Pipeline, LLC for the installation of a 2,800 foot section of 24-inch crude oil pipeline. More
November 05, 2013 -- Princess Cruises on Tuesday launched "Cruising for a Cause", a benefit cruise to Mexico, from the Port of Houston Authority's Bayport Cruise Terminal in Pasadena. More
November 05, 2013 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 5-1, with Carl Gustafson opposed, to approve a $20,000 contract with the Friendswood Chamber of Commerce for economic development services. More
November 05, 2013 -- League City City Council in a special meeting on Monday voted 7-1, with Dennis OKeeffe opposed, to confirm Deputy City Manager John Baumgartner as interim city manager, to fill the spot being vacated by Mike Loftin who recently announced his resignation; and to ask Baumgartner to recommend a person to serve as his successor in case he is unable to perform the job. More
November 05, 2013 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Business Development Update for November has been posted. More
November 02, 2013 -- Hospice Care Team will offer various support groups throughout the holiday season. More
October 31, 2013 -- The City of League City today announced that it has been listed as the 31st safest city in Texas by Safewise. More
October 31, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a $1,014,410 contract with IPR South Central, LLC for the Vince Street Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project. More
October 30, 2013 -- The City of La Porte has been named the 25th safest city in Texas to live in. More
October 29, 2013 -- Raise Your Hand Texas, a non-profit education advocacy organization, recently hosted a luncheon for parents in the Clear Creek Independent School District. More
October 29, 2013 -- Kemah will host the Salute to Military Service this weekend, beginning on Friday with a procession at the Kemah Lighthouse District. More
October 29, 2013 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $220,082 contract to Aztec Remodeling and Landscape for the construction of a parking lot and driveway at the new Fire Station No. 1. More
October 29, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an ordinance amending the city’s rates for water and sewer services. More
October 29, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve an offer and strike price agreement for electricity through the Texas General Land Office and Cavallo Energy Texas. More
October 28, 2013 -- League City City Manager Mike Loftin today announced his resignation, effective November 8. More
October 26, 2013 -- Harris County and Texas State officials, as well as residents of the bay area, turned out on Friday for the official ribbon cutting for the restored Sylvan Beach Pavilion. More
October 24, 2013 -- The City of Pasadena will host several events in celebration of Halloween next week. More
October 24, 2013 -- The Clear Lake City County Freeman Library will host a presentation on 3D printing on November 4. More
October 24, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted to approve, on first reading, an $85,000 contract with Gerry de Camp for traffic signal engineering services. More
October 23, 2013 -- The Harris County Community Services Department has published a review of the "Five Years After Ike" featuring the projects funded by $160 million in federal grants. More
October 23, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an ordinance, on first reading, to abolish Galveston County Municipal Utility District No. 2. More
October 21, 2013 -- The City of Friendswood has issued a reminder that early voting in the November 5 Election began today. More
October 21, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District will host a community meeting on Tuesday regarding the plans for the rebuilding of McWhirter Elementary School. More
October 21, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation recently recognized its organizing committee and award winners for the foundation's upcoming annual gala, which will be held on November 2. More
October 18, 2013 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area will host its Gala Kick-Off Party on November 9. More
October 18, 2013 -- The United States Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has provided pictures of Thursday's launch of the Harvest Moon Regatta in Galveston. More
October 17, 2013 -- Alvin Community College and the Bay Area Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse will hold a prescription drug take back event on October 26 on the college's campus. More
October 17, 2013 -- Salute to Heroes recently raised funds for the final year for the Ray Joseph Hutchinson Foundation, which provides Clear Creek Independent School District students with scholarships. More
October 17, 2013 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to appoint Gary Bielat, Rob O'Neal and Mike O'Brien to the Lakeview Police Department Commission. More
October 17, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 5-4, with Ornald Ybarra, Don Harrison, Pat Van Houte and Cody Ray Wheeler opposed, to approve, on final reading, a variance from requirements that a hotel with more than 120 units be located only on a tract that is contiguous and abuts the right-of-way of a limited access highway, tollway, or major thoroughfare. More
October 16, 2013 -- Move to Amend, the national campaign to abolish Corporate Personhood, will host a community forum on “Creating Democracy and Challenging Corporate Rule” in Houston on Monday, October 28. More
October 16, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a property tax rate of $0.651229 per $100 valuation for the 2013 tax year. More
October 16, 2013 -- The City of Pasadena will hold its final public auction of the year on Saturday at the city's Maintenance Services Facility. More
October 16, 2013 -- Hospice Care Team has announced that it will host "Coping with the Holidays" group sessions in Galveston, Clear Lake, Dickinson and Richwood to assist those who are grieving during the holiday season. More
October 16, 2013 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a two-year lease agreement with the Clear Lake Emergency Medical Corps for the lease of the city’s EMS facility at 104 Pennsylvania. More
October 16, 2013 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted 5-1, with Sherry Garrison opposed, to amend the city’s contract with Deer Park City Attorney Jim G. Fox to reflect increases in Fox’s compensation. More
October 16, 2013 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to reappoint Ronnie Richards, Mike McNamara and Daniel Otto to the Clear Lake Shores Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors. More
October 15, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a workshop meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to name Scott Bockart as assistant superintendent for secondary education. More
October 15, 2013 -- The City of League City today is launching its new economic development web site. More
October 15, 2013 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize the execution of land sale contracts and closing documents for properties at 509 North 7th Street, 513 North 7th Street and 222 North 5th Street as part of the city’s Neighborhood IV Project. More
October 15, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted 3-2, with Steve Jones and Nancy Schnell opposed, to adopt the city’s FY2014 Budget. More
October 15, 2013 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted 5-1, with Bob Warters opposed, to continue the city’s current property tax rate of $0.73212 per $100 valuation for the 2013 tax year. More
October 14, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that the city received $220,595 in sales tax revenue for October. More
October 14, 2013 -- Lakewood Yacht Club on Saturday announced that it has been named the "Marina of the Year" for 2013 by the Marina Association of Texas. More
October 11, 2013 -- The City of Friendswood will host an open house on Tuesday to present information regarding the city's proposed bond referendum on the November 5 election ballot. More
October 11, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a one-year contract extension with Graphic Packaging International for the purchase of paper refuse bags. More
October 10, 2013 -- The City of Webster has received the 2013 Municipal Excellence Award in Communication Programs at this week’s Texas Municipal League Annual Conference in Austin. More More
October 10, 2013 -- The Bay Area Alliance's Prescription Drug Advisory Committee will hold the 7th Take Back event on October 26 at three locations. More
October 10, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District will host its Imagination Celebration on October 19 at the Education Village. More
October 09, 2013 -- Lakewood Yacht Club racer Howard Hughes has won first place in the annual Blind Sailing National Championship in Rhode Island. More
October 09, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first and final reading, an ordinance adopting a property tax rate of $0.597 per $100 valuation for the 2013 tax year. More
October 08, 2013 -- The City of Pasadena will host the annual Strawberry Stroll and the annual Fire Prevention Festival on Saturday at Strawberry Park. More
October 08, 2013 -- The first annual Boatoberfest on Clear Lake will take place from October 24 through 27 in Seabrook. More
October 08, 2013 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt the city’s FY2014 Budget. More
October 08, 2013 -- El Lago City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, voted 3-1, with Jeff Tave opposed, to authorize Mayor Robert White to terminate a contract with the Seabrook Volunteer Fire Department for fire protection services if negotiations regarding the contract do not succeed. More
October 07, 2013 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently named four new members to its board of directors and installed the board's new executive committee. More
October 07, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Dave Martin will host a town hall meeting tonight at the University of Houston-Clear Lake Garden Room. More
October 04, 2013 -- The City of Friendswood has issued a reminder that it is holding a bond referendum election on November 5. More
October 03, 2013 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt a property tax rate of $0.6142 per $100 valuation for the 2013 tax year. More
October 03, 2013 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to continue a property tax rate of $0.3486 per $100 valuation for the 2013 tax year. More
October 03, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt, on first reading, a property tax rate of $0.591593 per $100 valuation for the 2013 tax year. More
October 02, 2013 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $538,450 contract to Horseshoe Construction for the third year Storm Sewers Overflow Project. More
October 02, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook today announced that City Manager Kelly Templin is resigning from the city effective December 1. More
October 02, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to instruct the city attorney and city secretary to draft a resolution for consideration on October 15 to accept the resignation of City Manager Kelly Templin. More
October 02, 2013 -- Kemah will host its annual Oktoberfest event Friday through Sunday at the city parking lot. More
October 02, 2013 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 5-1, with Mayor Floyd Myers opposed, to adopt a total property tax rate of $0.2696 per $100 valuation for the 2013 tax year. More
October 01, 2013 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Richard Cope, Jr. as the city’s municipal judge for a two-year term. More
September 30, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District has announced that a bond financing plan recently approved by the board of trustees may save taxpayers as much as $51 million. More
September 26, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook has provided an update on its flood control and trail improvements project. More
September 26, 2013 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to extend a temporary concession agreement with Touchstone Golf, LLC for alcohol sales at the Battleground at Deer Park Golf Course and the Republic Grill. More
September 26, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-2, with Ornaldo Ybarra and Cody Ray Wheeler opposed, to approve, on first reading, a $4,487,343 contract with T&C Construction, Ltd. for the construction of the Guthrie Ground Storage Tank and Airgap facility. More
September 25, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Dan Becker opposed, to approve, on first and final reading, an ordinance amending the city’s FY2013 Budget to adjust the budget for actual and projected expenditures. More
September 25, 2013 -- The Harris-Galveston Subsidence District has named Michael J. Turco as general manager. More
September 24, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted 3-2, with Steve Jones and Mike Wheeler opposed, to postpone further consideration of amendments to the city’s proposed FY2014 Budget and schedule a workshop for September 30. More
September 24, 2013 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to affirm the La Porte Development Corporation approval of an incentive grant request not to exceed $66,000, to Rob Johnson Interests. More
September 23, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook is accepting applications for a vacancy on the Seabrook Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors. More
September 23, 2013 -- Space Center Houston will hold a ceremony on October 5 to announce the winning entry in the "Name the Shuttle" contest for the space shuttle replica to be on display in Houston. More
September 22, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership hosted a speech by Houston City Council Member Dave Martin on Thursday. More
September 22, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership on Wednesday hosted a State of the Counties program featuring Galveston County Judge Mark Henry and Harris County Judge Ed Emmett. More
September 20, 2013 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to appoint Carolynn Stanley as representative and Robert Kumar-Misir as alternate to the Houston-Galveston Area Council General Assembly. More
September 20, 2013 -- Congressman Steve Stockman on Thursday introduced legislation to reform the the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Act of 2012. More
September 19, 2013 -- The City of Pasadena recently received the Community Economic Development Award for 2013 from the Texas Economic Development Council. More
September 19, 2013 -- Kemah City Council on Wednesday voted 5-1, with Robin Collins opposed, to adopt the city's FY2014 General Fund Budget. More
September 19, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on final reading, an ordinance adopting the city's FY2014 Budget. More
September 19, 2013 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt the city's FY2014 Budget. More
September 18, 2013 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to name Amanda Booren as representative and Carlo Ianni as alternate to the Houston-Galveston Area Council General Assembly. More
September 18, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt the city's FY2014 Budget. More
September 18, 2013 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 4-3, with Mayor Floyd Myers, Diana Newland and Alexandra Dietrich opposed, to adopt the city's FY2014 Budget on first and final reading. More
September 17, 2013 -- The City of Shoreacres has advised that street repair work will begin on Wednesday at Shore Acres Boulevard. More
September 16, 2013 -- The City of Pasadena will participate in National Night Out on October 1, with neighborhoods around the city hosting parties, parades, and other activities and visiting with members of the Pasadena Police Department and Pasadena Volunteer Fire Department. More
September 16, 2013 -- Lakewood Yacht Club recently held its Skippers Meeting for the 27th Annual Harvest Moon Regatta, which will be held on October 11. More
September 16, 2013 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club has announced that Rodney Johnstone, co-founder of J/Boats, Inc., will attend and participate in this year's J/Fest Southwest Regatta in Galveston Bay on November 3-4. More
September 16, 2013 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area will serve samples of food from its cookbooks at the BellaVita Mistletoe Market in Pearland on October 5, and host its fashion show on October 9. More
September 13, 2013 -- The City of Friendswood will host the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick Competition on September 26 at Centennial Park. More
September 12, 2013 -- El Lago City Council, in a special meeting on Wednesday, postponed action regarding a contract for city attorney services. More
September 12, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an ordinance adopting the city's FY2014 Budget. More
September 12, 2013 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to propose continuing the city's current property tax rate of $0.3486 for the 2013 tax year. More
September 11, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to propose a property tax rate of $0.597 per $100 valuation for the 2013 tax year. More
September 11, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to propose the continuation of its current property tax rate of $0.844381 per $100 valuation through the 2013 tax year. More
September 11, 2013 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a license agreement with the Galveston County Consolidated Drainage District for use of the Baker Road Detention Pond for recreational ball fields. More
September 10, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted 2-1, with Bo Bunker opposed, to adopt a resolution opposing implementation of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012. More
September 10, 2013 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt the city’s FY2014 Budget. More
September 10, 2013 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to receive calculations for the city’s effective and rollback tax rates for the 2013 tax year as provided through the Harris County Appraisal District. More
September 10, 2013 -- League City City Council on Monday voted 7-1, with Dan Becker opposed, to approve the first reading of an ordinance adopting the city's FY2014 Budget. More
September 09, 2013 -- This Week on Stage: Performances and concerts in the Gulf Coast region include “A Flea in Her Ear”, at Clear Creek Community Theatre in Nassau Bay, and “Taking Sides” at College of the Mainland Community Theatre in Texas City. More
September 09, 2013 -- A delegation of public officials from Harris and Galveston counties visited New Orleans last week to tour the Greater New Orleans Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System that was installed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers following Hurricane Katrina. More
September 09, 2013 -- Sylvan Beach Pavilion in La Porte will soon reopen thanks to the help of the San Jacinto College Small Business Development Center. More
September 09, 2013 -- El Lago City Council, in an emergency meeting on Friday, voted unanimously to direct Mayor Robert White to research options for the city’s firefighting service. More
September 06, 2013 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend events at Discovery Green, the Hobby Center, Miller Outdoor Theatre and Jones Plaza in Houston and The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston. More
September 05, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook today announced that it is spraying for mosquitoes in the evenings, with the next spraying tonight, to combat recent increases in mosquito population. More
September 05, 2013 -- The Helen Hall Library in League City is participating in National Library Card Sign-Up Month, and encouraging students to sign up for a free library card. More
September 05, 2013 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously, following an executive session discussion, to provide issue a letter proposing a rate of $150 per hour for regular services and litigation for a new contract for the city attorney. More
September 05, 2013 -- Kemah City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to nominate Robin Collins and Carl Joiner to the Galveston Central Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
September 05, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on final reading, a $658,000 contract with HR Green, Inc. for water system improvements. More
September 04, 2013 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt an ordinance making appropriations for the city’s FY2014 Budget. More
September 04, 2013 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to propose a tax rate of $0.72 per $100 valuation for the 2012 tax year. More
September 04, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to propose a 2013 tax rate of $0.651229 per $100 valuation. More
September 04, 2013 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 4-3, with Mayor Floyd Myers, Diana Newland and Alexandra Dietrich opposed, to approve a five percent merit pay increase for City Manager Wayne Sabo. More
September 02, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Parent Advisory Council has developed recommendations on the use of tablets in the schools. More
August 31, 2013 -- The Second Annual Seabrook Festival of the Arts will be held on Saturday, October 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sunday, October 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds of Seabrook City Hall and Community House at 1st Street and Anders Lane in Seabrook. More
August 30, 2013 -- The Bay Are Houston Transportation Partnership hosted a reception for Texas State Representative Dr. Greg Bonnen on Wednesday. More
August 30, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership hosted a forum entitled, "The Chemical Industry Drives the Economic Recovery" on Wednesday. More
August 29, 2013 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution opposing the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012. More
August 29, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Don Harrison opposed, to approve the first reading of a $1 million contract with Brooks & Sparks, Inc. for design services for the paving and drainage program management. More
August 28, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership has joined forces with the Coalition for Sustainable Flood Insurance. More
August 28, 2013 -- Friendswood City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, voted 5-1, with Carl Gustafson opposed, to again call a bond election for November 5 due to changes in the original ordinance. More
August 28, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a resolution establishing as council policy the allowance of an invocation or prayer to be offered for the benefit of the council before its meetings. More
August 28, 2013 -- The American Heart Association will hold the 2013 Bay Area Heart Walk on October 26 on the Kemah Boardwalk. More
August 27, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted 4-1, with Steve Jones opposed, to propose a property tax rate that exceeds the city’s effective tax rate for 2013, allowing for a tax increase. More
August 27, 2013 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted 5-4, with Mayor Louis Rigby, Mike Mosteit, Jay Martin and Mike Clausen opposed, to discontinue funding for the Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau. More
August 24, 2013 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation donated $28,815 to the NASA Texas Aerospace Scholars Program which supports high school and college students to study science, technology and engineering during the annual RNASA Appreciation Dinner held at Cullen's Upscale Grille. More
August 23, 2013 -- El Lago City Council canceled its Wednesday meeting, and has rescheduled the meeting for August 28. More
August 22, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 5-4, with Ornaldo Ybarra, Don Harrison, Pat Van Houte and Cody Ray Wheeler opposed, to approve on first reading an order calling a special election for November 5 for various propositions that would amend the city's charter, including a provision to change two of the city's district council seats to at-large positions. More
August 21, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution opposing the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012. More
August 21, 2013 -- League City City Council, in a workshop meeting on Tuesday approved a resolution consenting to the creation of the Westwood Management District. More
August 21, 2013 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint council members Thane Harrison, Sherry Garrison and Bill Patterson to the Budget Advisory Committee. More
August 21, 2013 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 5-1, with Mayor Floyd Myers opposed, to approve the first reading of an ordinance adopting the annual schedule of rates charged for water, wastewater and drainage utility services. More
August 21, 2013 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently expanded its dropout prevention program to include Clear Brook High School in Friendswood. More
August 20, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a FY2014 Budget of $360,955,000. More
August 19, 2013 -- The Halo House Foundation is preparing for its annual fundraiser “Houston Stars: Dancing for a Cause”. Guidry News Service recently visited with Halo House co-founder Dr. Nathan Fowler. More
August 19, 2013 -- The Clear Lake City Water Authority today announced that it is making plans to develop a nearly 200-acre site into "Exploration Green", a dual use flood detention and recreational green space area. More
August 16, 2013 -- Assisteens of the Bay Area will hold its second annual book drive in September at Rita's Ice-Custard Happiness. More
August 16, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership Monthly Luncheon on Thursday featured Port Freeport. More
August 15, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 5-3, with Don Harrison, Pat Van Houte and Cody Ray Wheeler opposed, to place a four-proposition, $106 million total bond package referendum on the November 5 election ballot. More
August 15, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook has advised that portions of Waterfront Drive and 10th Street will be closed beginning Friday for approximately eight weeks due to construction. More
August 14, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to retain the Liberty Institute to develop a written policy regarding the practice of opening city council meetings with prayer. More
August 13, 2013 -- The City of League City today advised that road closures will take place along Marina Bay Drive and Egret Bay on August 24 due to the Clear Lake International Triathlon. More
August 13, 2013 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to order the issuance of $1.6 million in bonds to fund the construction of a portion of the new City Hall building. More
August 13, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize the solicitation and collection of voluntary contributions through the city’s utility billing to benefit the city’s Parks and Recreation Department. More
August 13, 2013 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 5-2, with Billy Enochs and Carl Gustafson opposed, to place four bond referendum propositions on the November 5 ballot. More
August 13, 2013 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to establish a franchise fee equal to the current fee of 11 percent for commercial solid waste collection services, and to enter into an exclusive franchise contract with Waste Corporation of Texas, LP for commercial solid waste collection services. More
August 12, 2013 -- Seabrook will host a celebration of the Seabrook Pelican Path Project on September 7 at the Art Consortium's 2nd Street Gallery. More
August 09, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook today announced reported that the city collected a total of $300,702 for its share of sales tax revenues for August. More
August 09, 2013 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region will host an economic outlook conference on September 5. More
August 08, 2013 -- Lakewood Yacht Club has announced that the 2013 Annual Harvest Mood Regatta in October will be run as a "clean regatta" by using recycled and re-usable items. More
August 08, 2013 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will join the Galveston Bay Cruising Association and the Pensacola Yacht Club for a long-distance race from Galveston to Pensacola, Florida on May 23, 2014. More
August 08, 2013 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution opposing the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Act of 2012. More
August 08, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to schedule a public hearing for August 20 to receive comments on the proposed FY2014 Budget. More
August 07, 2013 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to amend terms of the Crime Control and Prevention District Board of Directors. More
August 07, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation has extended its deadline for nominations for its annual awards through August 23. More
August 07, 2013 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 5-2, with Mayor Floyd Myers and Diana Newland opposed, to amend the city’s water and wastewater agreement with the City of League City. More
August 07, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the $900,000 purchase of a 25.23 acre tract of land to serve as the site of the city’s future Public Works Facility. More
August 06, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has renamed the Clear View Education Center as Clear View High School. More
August 06, 2013 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 2-4, with only Billy Enochs and Jim Hill voting in favor of approval, to deny a motion to place a sales tax referendum on the November 5 election ballot. More
August 06, 2013 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Business Development Update published this week reports that construction will start this fall on Teadit North America’s new headquarters operation, a 110,000 square foot office/warehouse, in Bayport South Business Park on Red Bluff Road in Pasadena. More
August 06, 2013 -- The Seabrook Economic Development Corporation will host a "Business Morning Brew" on August 21 at the Seabrook Community House. More
August 02, 2013 -- La Porte Independent School District is offering a dual credit program to allow high school students to attend San Jacinto College free of charge. More
August 02, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to schedule a public hearing for August 6 to receive public comment regarding the proposed budget for the Pasadena Crime Control and Prevention District. More
August 02, 2013 -- The Center for Rural Studies at Sam Houston State University hosted a region-wide meeting of community stakeholders in Central-East Texas to discuss regional economic development on Thursday. More
August 01, 2013 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will hold the 4th annual J/Fest Southwest Regatta on November 2 and 3 on Galveston Bay. More
August 01, 2013 -- The Lunar Rendezvous recently hosted several events for the last week of the 48th annual festival. More
August 01, 2013 -- Sea Lake Yacths at Lakewood Yacht Club will host the Beneteau Rendezvous September 20-22. More
July 31, 2013 -- Galveston County Tea Party, Inc. is facilitating a Town Hall Meeting with Congressman Randy Weber and Senator Larry Taylor on Tuesday, August 6. More
July 31, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook is seeking applications from residents interested in serving on the city's Board of Adjustment. More
July 31, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District today announced guidelines for the district's free and reduced price meal program. More
July 31, 2013 -- The Seabrook Volunteer Fire Department will begin installing new upgraded couplings on all city fire hydrants on Saturday. More
July 30, 2013 -- The City of League City today announced that Texas City's Independence Village and Galveston County's Toys for Tots have been added as beneficiaries of the League City Boogie, Blues and Brews festival, which takes place September 20-22. More
July 29, 2013 -- Friendswood Police Department investigators report that they are beginning to focus on local juveniles as possible suspects in the rash of home burglaries occurring near the right-of-way/greenbelt in the Eagle Lakes subdivision. More
July 29, 2013 -- Guidry News Service recently visited the headquarters of the Halo House Foundation near Houston's Texas Medical Center and M.D. Anderson Hospital to discuss its upcoming fund-raiser, "Houston Stars: Dancing for a Cause". More
July 29, 2013 -- A ceremony to remember Frans Gillebaard, who passed away on Friday, has been scheduled for Thursday, August 1. More
July 29, 2013 -- The City of League City will host the annual Boogie, Blues and Brews music festival September 20-22 at Walter Hall Park. More
July 29, 2013 -- Boatoberfest on Clear Lake will be held on October 24 - 27. More
July 28, 2013 -- Several authors gathered at Evelyn Meador Library in Seabrook for their third annual Authors & Ice Cream event on July 20. More
July 28, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership held its monthly luncheon in Pasadena last week, featuring a speech by Wayne Klotz on sustainability. More
July 26, 2013 -- George P. Mitchell, heralded businessman and Galveston native, passed away this morning at his home in Galveston at the age of 94. More
July 25, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the financial report of investment activities for the fiscal quarter ending June 30. More
July 24, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted to appoint eight of the new nine member Finance Committee, but each member was chosen in separate votes and few votes were unanimous. More
July 23, 2013 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted 5-4, with Mayor Louis Rigby, Mike Clausen, Jay Martin and Chuck Engelken opposed, to adopt an ordinance establishing an ethics and conflict of interest policy applicable to city officials and employees. More
July 23, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to designate the Riveron Corporation as the city’s grant administrator for Coastal Impact Assistance grant funds awarded to the city for the erosion control project at Miramar Park. More
July 23, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to select Turner Construction Company for Construction Manager At-Risk services for the second district stadium bond project. More
July 22, 2013 -- Space Center Houston will host a "Stuff the Truck" event on Friday as part of the Johnson Space Center Feeds Families food drive benefiting the Galveston County Food Bank and Clear Lake Food Pantry. More
July 19, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the final reading of an ordinance to approve a $34,987.43 advance funding agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for the installation of brick pavers in the median islands at the intersection of Pasadena Boulevard and Red Bluff. More
July 19, 2013 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted 6-0, with Thane Harrison abstaining, to award a contract to Waste Management for commercial garbage collection services. More
July 18, 2013 -- The United States Chamber of Commerce Foundation and partners will host the Hiring Our Heroes job fair on July 24 at American Legion Post 521 in Pasadena. More
July 18, 2013 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership on Wednesday hosted the 83rd Legislative Session Update with Senators Larry Taylor and Sylvia Garcia, and Representatives Greg Bonnen, M.D., John Davis, Craig Eiland, Mary Ann Perez, and Ed Thompson. More
July 18, 2013 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve the appointment of Wesley Kyle Stilwell as a full time officer for the Lakeview Police Department. More
July 18, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a long term lease with the Galveston Bay Foundation for a portion of an undeveloped portion of Pine Gully Park. More
July 18, 2013 -- Waste Management is continuing to provide solid waste and recycling services to Kemah residents on a month to month basis, after a motion by Robin Collins at Wednesday's meeting of Kemah City Council to extend the company's contract failed for lack of a second. More
July 17, 2013 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted to table a transfer of waterfront property from Al Curry to Kirk Koepsel. More
July 17, 2013 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to create a Citizens Advisory Committee for the Comprehensive Plan Update for the City of Webster. More
July 16, 2013 -- A 20 year old woman was transported to Clear Creek Regional Medical Center after a jet ski accident this afternoon. More
July 16, 2013 -- Sea Lake Yacht Sales and Lakewood Yacht Club are hosting a Beneteau Owners Rendezvous in the club’s Inner Harbor in September. More
July 16, 2013 -- Assistance League of the Bay Area participated in the launch of Kids U 2013 at the University of Houston-Clear Lake, featuring an array of subjects including Mandarin Chinese, Video Game design, Cool Science experiments, Writing and Egyptology. More
July 16, 2013 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre will present William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" from July 18 through 28 at 18029 Upper Bay Road in Nassau Bay. More
July 15, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook reports that it has collected this month’s revenue from the State Comptroller’s Office totaling $226,268.79. More
July 14, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council last week voted 5-4, with Orlando Ybarra, Don Harrison, Pat Van Houte and Cody Ray Wheeler opposed, to reappoint former city council member Jackie Welch to the Board of Directors of the Pasadena Second Century Corporation, the city’s economic-development entity. More
July 14, 2013 -- Lakewood Yacht Club has announced that for the second year a Sail-a-thon to raise ovarian cancer awareness will be part of the Harvest Moon Regatta which will race from Galveston to Port Aransas over October 17 – 20. More
July 12, 2013 -- The City of Friendswood recently contracted with a local survey research firm to conduct a citizen survey of Friendswood residents that was designed to determine residents’ overall satisfaction with living in Friendswood. More
July 11, 2013 -- The City of League City is now back to Stage 1 of the Drought Contingency Plan after repairs on a 24 inch water line overnight. More
July 11, 2013 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club has joined forces with Sailors for the Sea in seeking Clean Regattas Certification for the Harvest Moon Regatta, committing to ocean conservation. More
July 10, 2013 -- League City Council on Tuesday voted 8-0 to approve a three-year tourism contract with Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau. More
July 10, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 5-3, with Joanna Dawson, Todd Kinsey and Dennis OKeeffe opposed, to rezone approximately 24.89 acres of property located south of FM 646 and the entrance to Whispering Lakes Ranch subdivision and east of South Shore Boulevard from Residential Single Family to General Commercial. More
July 10, 2013 -- The City of League City, through Gulf Coast Public Affairs - Major Events, announced that The Children's Center, Inc. of Galveston County has been designated this year's event beneficiary of Boogie, Blues & Brews in September. More
July 10, 2013 -- Nominations are now being accepted for annual awards for Outstanding Clear Creek Independent School District Alumni and CCISD Superstars. More
July 09, 2013 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted to appoint five members and an alternate to the new Charter Review Commission. More
July 09, 2013 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted 6-1, with Jay Martin opposed, to approve a lease for the property at La Porte Airport to the Texas Military Forces. More
July 09, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted 3-1, with Steve Jones opposed, to elect Mike Wheeler as the new member of the city council to fill the vacancy created when Matt Webber was appointed mayor. More
July 09, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to approve the appointment of Dr. Brent Kirkpatrick as assistant principal at Space Center Intermediate School. More
July 08, 2013 -- The City of Friendswood will host the 2013 Movies in the Park from July 12 through August 16 at Centennial Park. More
July 07, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities received $35,300 from the Fondren Foundation to help kick-start a training program for young adults with high-functioning autism. More
July 05, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook has advised residents and visitors to be aware of recent gunshot incidents, which have been reported along Todville Road. More
July 03, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 5-4, with Don Harrison, Ornaldo Ybarra, Cody Wheeler and Pat Van Houte opposed, to name Phil Cayten as mayor pro tem until June 30, 2015. More
July 03, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $250,000 bid to Crawley Shoreline Construction for the Pine Gully Jetties Project. More
July 03, 2013 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the purchase and installation of a standard water meter for the city’s water treatment plant from CC Lynch & Associates for a total of $30,780. More
July 03, 2013 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a contract with the City of Nassau Bay for detention and dispatching services. More
July 02, 2013 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 5-1, with Billy Enochs opposed, to authorize the city’s bond counsel to prepare an ordinance calling for a $23,352,700 bond referendum to place on the November election ballot. More
July 02, 2013 -- The City of League City is hosting a renaming contest for Eastern Regional Park to name the park in honor of veterans. More
July 01, 2013 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host a two-day Girl Empowerment Workshop on July 15-16. More
June 28, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook has issued a reminder that the city will be enforcing its no fireworks ordinance. More
June 28, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees is accepting nominations for the 2013 Citizen of the Year. More
June 27, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to order the canvassing of returns and declare the results for the June 15 Runoff Election for District B on the city council. More
June 27, 2013 -- The City of Friendswood on Wednesday announced that it has opened a new splash pad at Stevenson Park. More
June 26, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook has announced that temporary closure of trails at Robinson Park and Wildlife Park begin today for improvements to the Pine Gully Channel and the Hike and Bike Trail. More
June 26, 2013 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission on Tuesday approved a memorandum of understanding with the City of Seabrook and Galveston Bay Foundation regarding Phase III of the Pine Gully Project to investigate and mitigate sedimentation at Pine Gully. More
June 25, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1, with Joanna Dawson opposed, to rezone approximately 24.89 acres from Residential Single Family to General Commercial to facilitate a development at the entrance to Whispering Lakes Ranch Subdivision. The city council first held a public hearing on the issue. More
June 25, 2013 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a $435,986 contract with Forde Construction Company, Inc. for asphalt street resurfacing. More
June 25, 2013 -- Gina Spagnola of Galveston and Kevin Prothro of Houston recently began rehearsals of the dance routine they will perform on Saturday, October 12 as contenders in the 3rd annual “Houston Stars: Dancing for a Cause” gala and dance competition. More
June 25, 2013 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club today announced that the Harvest Moon Regatta has received a record number of sponsors for the race, which takes place on October 17. More
June 25, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Mayor Pro Tem Matt Webber as mayor. More
June 25, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted 5-1, with Ken Baliker opposed, to approve an increase in school lunch prices. More
June 24, 2013 -- The Girl Scouts Of San Jacinto Council recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Scout Hut at Bay Area Park. More
June 24, 2013 -- Griffin Communications Group today announced that it received two 2013 Excalibur Awards from the Public Relations Society of America Houston Chapter. More
June 24, 2013 -- The Lunar Rendezvous Festival recently received a $5,000 sponsorship donation from Honeywell for the festival's 5K Run, which will be held on July 20. More
June 24, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook has announced that construction has started on the Pine Gully Improvement Project, part of the city's Waterfront Improvement Project. More
June 24, 2013 -- Employees with the Bay Area Houston and Galveston offices of Express Employment Professionals recently hosted a food drive for the Galveston County Food Bank. More
June 21, 2013 -- Texas Seaport Museum Director Jamie White reports that work on ELISSA's deck will not be completed until late November and thus it is unlikely ELISSA's restoration will be complete in time for the tall ship to be at the starting line of the Harvest Moon Regatta in October. More
June 21, 2013 -- Morgan's Point recently held a ceremony to administer the oath of office to newly elected council members Richard Helmle, Mike Fowler and Michel Bechtel. More
June 21, 2013 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency will host a public meeting on Tuesday in Webster to present preliminary flood maps for Chambers and the coastal Harris County area. More
June 21, 2013 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently received a pledge from BP Texas City Chemicals for continued support of the Adopt A School Program. More
June 21, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1, with Don Harrison opposed, to approve the first reading of an amendment to the city's FY2013 Budget. More
June 20, 2013 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to appoint members to the city's Emergency Management Committee. More
June 20, 2013 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to increase parking fines from $15 to $20. More
June 19, 2013 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $35,500 contract to Fox Lawson to conduct a compensation and benefits survey and analysis. More
June 19, 2013 -- The Houston Maritime Museum Family Festival takes place on Sunday, June 23 at the Port of Houston Authority's Sam Houston Pavilion from 2 pm to 5 pm. More
June 19, 2013 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a five-year rate structure for the city’s water and wastewater utility rates. More
June 19, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Laura Davis opposed, to grant an applicant’s request to withdraw a proposed zone change for 16.27 acres of the Ruggle’s Subdivision from a Medium Commercial District to a Residential Medium Density District. More
June 18, 2013 -- The City of Pasadena will host 4th Fest on July 4 at the Pasadena Convention Center and Municipal Fairgrounds. More
June 18, 2013 -- The UnitedHealthcare Children's Foundation has announced that it has grants available for families in need of financial assistance to help pay for children's health care not covered or fully covered by a commercial health insurance plan. More
June 17, 2013 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host the 2013 Bay Cup II Regatta on August 3 on Galveston Bay. More
June 17, 2013 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area recently presented awards to three Bay Area businesses that have contributed to the organization for several years. More
June 15, 2013 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will hold its Monthly Membership Luncheon on June 21. More
June 15, 2013 -- The annual Lunar Rendezvous Festival’s dining event will be held at Bay Oaks Country Club on Sunday, June 23. More
June 13, 2013 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host a Hurricane Preparedness Seminar on July 13 at 2425 NASA Parkway in Seabrook. More
June 13, 2013 -- The League City Municipal Court is launching a scofflaw program in July to flag and withhold vehicle registration renewals for vehicles belonging to individuals who have outstanding warrants for failure to appear or have failed to pay fines. More
June 13, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on final reading, an appropriation of $81,574 for payment to Bay Bluff, LP. More
June 12, 2013 -- Harris County Precinct 2 Commissioner Jack Morman recently participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony at Sylvan Beach Park in La Porte. More
June 12, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that the city received a total of $221,879 in sales tax revenue this month, reflecting an 11.13 percent increase from June 2012. More
June 12, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-2, with Dennis OKeeffe and Joanna Sharp Dawson opposed, to establish a position and job duties for a City Internal Auditor. More
June 11, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook has started its Waterfront Improvement Project. More
June 11, 2013 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $2,000,500 contract to T&C Construction, Inc. for construction of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements Project. More
June 11, 2013 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize supplemental down payment assistance for three homes in the first phase of the Northside Neighborhood IV Program. More
June 11, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council Member Nancy Schnell has posted a report on Monday's meeting of the city council. More
June 11, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted 4-1, with Steve Jones opposed,to name the city’s new police station as the “Randall J. French Police Station”. More
June 10, 2013 -- The City of League City has announced that New Orleans rock band "Cowboy Mouth" will headline the city's 2013 Boogie, Blues and Brews music festival in September. More
June 07, 2013 -- NASA Chiropractic in Webster will offer free adjustments to firefighters from June through August. More
June 07, 2013 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to make various appointments to city positions and boards and commissions. More
June 06, 2013 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted 4-1, with Jeff Tave opposed, to amend the city's budget by increasing expenses for the Public Safety Account from $827,482 to $839,982, an increase of $12,500. More
June 06, 2013 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club has announced a full calendar of racing activities on the Gulf Coast and Galveston Bay during the fall and winter seasons. More
June 06, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution nominating Celanese, Ltd. to the Texas Governor's Office of Economic Development and Tourism as a participant in the Texas Enterprise Zone Program. More
June 05, 2013 -- John Baumgartner, who tendered his resignation as Assistant City Manager for Public Works in late May, has decided to remain with the City of League City and is to serve as deputy city manager. More
June 05, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted 5-0-2, with Mayor Glenn Royal and Laura Davis abstaining, to reappoint Davis as mayor pro tem. More
June 05, 2013 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 6-0-1, with Mayor Floyd Myers abstaining, to approve an agreement with the City of League City for the Gulf Coast Region Information and Dispatch System. More
June 05, 2013 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a contract to Belt Harris Pechacek, LLP for auditing services for the city. More
June 05, 2013 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 6-0, with Jim Hill recusing himself due to a conflict of interest, to move forward with discussions concerning the creation of the Georgetown project financing district. More
June 05, 2013 -- Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance Chair Bob Fuller has posted a message of appreciation for those who participated in the 18th Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance and as well as photos of the winning classic boats and automobiles at the annual event at Lakewood Yacht Club. More
June 04, 2013 -- League City will host the second annual Boogie, Blues and Brews music festival September 20-22 at Walter Hall Park. More
June 03, 2013 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host the third Hatteras Rendezvous June 27-30. More
June 02, 2013 -- Senior Fox News Military Analyst Lieutenant General Thomas McInerney, USAF (Ret.), will speak to the South Western Aerospace Professional Representatives Association on June 11 at the Bay Oaks Country Club. More
May 31, 2013 -- United States Congressman Steve Stockman on Friday released a statement regarding Linde North America's announcement of a $200 million investment in La Porte. More
May 30, 2013 -- The Pasadena Parks and Recreation Department will host a free movie showing at Memorial Park on Friday. More
May 30, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement for bus usage with the Pasadena Independent School District. More
May 29, 2013 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host "Men in Black, Who Cook", on June 13 at the South Shore Harbour Resort. More
May 29, 2013 -- Shoreacres Mayor Dolly Arons announced her resignation following swearing in newly-elected members of the city council during a meeting on Tuesday. More
May 29, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation recently presented Teacher Innovative Grants to teachers at 32 schools in the Clear Creek Independent School District. More
May 28, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-2, with Joanna Dawson and Dennis OKeeffe opposed, to approve the first reading of an ordinance to establish a position and job duties for a city internal auditor. More
May 28, 2013 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency will hold information sessions in Webster and Baytown in June regarding the new floodplain maps for Harris County. More
May 24, 2013 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council today voted unanimously to refer a draft Transportation Development Credit Policy back to the administration for additional work before it is considered again for action. More
May 23, 2013 -- Congressman Steve Stockman and members of the Texas Congressional delegation will hold a Service Academy Day informational event on June 8 at San Jacinto College in Pasadena. More
May 23, 2013 -- The Friends of Sylvan Beach Park & Pavilion will host the "Moonlight Modness Ball" on June 8. More
May 23, 2013 -- The City of Plano today announced that it has hired League City Assistant City Manager John Baumgartner of Public Works as city engineer. More
May 23, 2013 -- The City of Friendswood has issued an advisory regarding traffic and parking for the city's crawfish festival on Saturday at Centennial Park. More
May 23, 2013 -- The City of League City today announced that Assistant City Manager for Public Works John Baumgartner has submitted his resignation. More
May 23, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1, with Leroy Stanley voting no, to adopt an order canvassing the returns and declaring the results of the May 11 election, and to call a runoff election for June 15. More
May 22, 2013 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt an order canvassing the returns and declaring the results of the May 11 election. More
May 22, 2013 -- The City of Friendswood has announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency will conduct information sessions regarding new floodplain maps in Harris County on June 25 and 26. More
May 22, 2013 -- Friendswood City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to adopt an order canvassing the returns and declaring the results of the May 11 election. More
May 22, 2013 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to elect Alexandra Dietrich as mayor pro tem. More
May 21, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to award a $4,992,744 contract for professional architectural services to PBK Arthitects for the Clear Lake High School Rebuild Project. More
May 20, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook will host the Bay Area Veterans Memorial Dedication Ceremony on May 25. More
May 20, 2013 -- The Laura Recovery Center has announced that Ryan Bynum of Friendswood High School has been named as a recipient of the Laura Smither Scholarship. More
May 20, 2013 -- Bay Area Turning Point in April held training sessions as part of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. More
May 17, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on final reading, an ordinance reallocating $250,070 from Community Development Block Grant funds the city has received to create a new energy efficiency program. More
May 16, 2013 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to re-elect Jeff Tave as mayor pro tem. More
May 16, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership on Wednesday hosted Houston Mayor Annise Parker as speaker for its General Membership Meeting at the Bay Oaks Country Club. More
May 15, 2013 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Jon Keeney, husband of former Council Member and mayoral candidate Lilian Norman-Keeney, as mayor. More
May 15, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1, with Dan Becker opposed, to approve a development and finance agreement for League City Public Improvement District No. 1, including approval of a reconciliation and release agreement with the Delaney Marital Trust. More
May 14, 2013 -- Assistance League of the Bay Area recently received recognition as a key community partner from Communities In Schools-Bay Area during the Volunteer Appreciation Event. More
May 14, 2013 -- The inaugural Bay Area Houston Teen Idol contest will take place July 23-25. More
May 14, 2013 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently received a donation of sports equipment from the Houston Dynamo for students at McWhirter Elementary School. More
May 14, 2013 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Jay Martin as mayor pro tem. More
May 14, 2013 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an amendment to the city’s regulation of golf carts to allow operators with a valid driver license to teach younger drivers how to operate a cart. More
May 14, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to nominate Phil Yovino for reappointment as a representative on the Southeast Texas Housing Finance Corporation Board of Directors for a two-year term. More
May 13, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Community Council of PTAs recently held their Annual Presidents' Dinner. More
May 13, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Seabrook Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors. More
May 13, 2013 -- The Nassau Bay Garden Club recently met and installed new officers for the club's 50th year. More
May 09, 2013 -- The City of Pasadena has been declared a "City of the Future" in the American Cities of the Future 2013/2014 ranking by fDi Magazine from the Financial Times. More
May 09, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a reallocation of $205,070 from Community Block Grant funds from the 2006, 2007 and 2011 action plans to create a new energy efficiency program. More
May 08, 2013 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an agreement with CDM Smith for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Renovation Project. More
May 08, 2013 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize City Manager Wayne Sabo and staff to further negotiate and bring back to city council items regarding real estate transactions and economic development negotiations concerning a business prospect as discussed in executive session. More
May 08, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $4,329,579 contract to Angel Brothers Enterprises, Ltd. for the Waterfront Drive Improvements Project. More
May 07, 2013 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 6-1, with Billy Enochs opposed, to appropriate funds to the Gulf Coast Waste Disposal Authority for the rehabilitation of the Blackwater Wastewater Treatment Plant for packages A and B of the work. More
May 07, 2013 -- Artist Boat will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at Morales Elementary School in Pasadena on May 30 in celebration of the creation of artwork and "nativescape" gardening by Richey Elementary students. More
May 06, 2013 -- The City of League City is hosting several outreach events in observance of National Drinking Water Week, including a kick-off event on Wednesday at the Helen Hall Library. More
May 06, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook will present a proclamation in honor of Municipal Clerks Week, which is observed May 5-11, at the city's city council meeting on Tuesday. More
May 06, 2013 -- The Art Consortium of the Texas Gulf Coast will hold a celebration on May 11 for its grand opening at the consortium's 2nd Street Gallery in Seabrook. More
May 03, 2013 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday presented a proclamation to Dig 'n Design Garden Club in recognition of the club's 50th anniversary. More
May 03, 2013 -- League City City Council, in a special workshop meeting on Thursday, voted 6-1, with Dennis OKeeffe opposed, to adopt a FY2014 General Fund Budget target of $48.3 million, and directed City Manager Mike Loftin to develop a plan for achieving the targeted expenditures. More
May 02, 2013 -- The City of Friendswood will host its 11th Annual Kidfish Event on Saturday at the Centennial Park Pond. More
May 02, 2013 -- The Clear Lake Emergency Medical Corps today announced that it has placed a new ambulance on duty through assistance from a $30,000 grant from the Texas Department of State Health Services. More
May 02, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1, with Don Harrison opposed, to approve on first reading a $776,110 policy with McGriff, Seibels & Williams of Texas, Inc. for the renewal of property and windstorm insurance coverage for one year. More
May 01, 2013 -- The Armand Bayou Watershed Partnership will host its next partnership meeting on May 14 at the Bay Area Community Center in Clear Lake Park. More
May 01, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation will host its seventh annual "It's Our Time to Shine" Fashion Show on May 19 at the South Shore Harbour Resort. More
April 30, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook will host a Hurricane Preparedness Workshop on May 11 at Seabrook City Hall. More
April 29, 2013 -- College Station City Manager Frank Simpson, who previously served as city manager in Missouri City, Webster and Center and assistant city manager in La Marque, died on Saturday after an apparent heart attack. More
April 29, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has provided early voting information for the district's school board and bond referendum election. More
April 26, 2013 -- The City of Friendswood has scheduled additional early voting hours for Saturday, May 4 for the May 11 General Election. More
April 26, 2013 -- The Healthy Port Communities Coalition on Thursday hosted a town hall meeting to provide information regarding the Port of Houston's expansion. More
April 26, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a contract with Belt Harris Pechacek, LLLP for auditing services for the city for 2013 and an option for 2014. More
April 24, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an agreement to end the city’s red light camera contract. More
April 23, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the purchase of a new excavator for use by the city. More
April 23, 2013 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize the La Porte Development Corporation to appropriate $570,000 in development corporation funds for improvements to Lomax Park. More
April 23, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to name Dr. Tory Hill as executive director of professional learning. More
April 22, 2013 -- The Board of Directors of the League City Chamber of Commerce has adopted a resolution in support of the Clear Creek Independent School District capital bond referendum. More
April 22, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced that the 57th Annual Sylvan Beach Festival will be held on Saturday in La Porte. More
April 22, 2013 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host the 2013 Athena Leadership Award Luncheon of the Bay Area on May 10 at Lakewood Yacht Club. More
April 19, 2013 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host a Clear Creek Independent School District School Board candidates forum on April 24 in the League City Council Chambers. More
April 19, 2013 -- The City of Friendswood is accepting applications for booth and parade entries for the 118th Annual Fourth of July Celebration. More
April 19, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership on Wednesday hosted a reception for Johnson Space Center Director Dr. Ellen Ochoa. More
April 19, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a $200,000 contract with Dannenbaum Engineering Corporation for design services related to the Finfrock Road Reconstruction Project. More
April 18, 2013 -- The Lunar Rendezvous Festival will host a tennis tournament on April 26-28 at the Fitness Center at South Shore Harbour. More
April 18, 2013 -- The Friends of Sylvan Beach Park & Pavilion will host the Moonlight Modness Ball on June 8 in Pasadena to raise funds to assist in the furnishing and outfitting of the pavilion for dancing events. More
April 18, 2013 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday took no formal action, but discussed the process to fill the upcoming vacancy for the city's mayor. More
April 17, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that the city has received $217,477 in sales tax revenues from the Texas Comptroller's Office, reflecting a 20.3 percent increase from April of 2012. More
April 17, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a contract with the Seabrook Volunteer Fire Department for fire services. More
April 17, 2013 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve funding for various organizations and events through the city's hotel occupancy tax revenues. More
April 17, 2013 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to clarify changes to the city's Waterfront Lease Agreement. More
April 17, 2013 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an ordinance amending the Traffic Code to designate a portion of P Street as no parking. More
April 16, 2013 -- The City of Pasadena will host a groundbreaking event on April 24 for the construction of a combined park, walking trail and storm water detention facility at the site of the former Brandywood Apartment Complex. More
April 15, 2013 -- The 18th Annual Keels and Wheels Concours d'Elegance will take place on May 4 and 5 at the Lakewood Yacht Club. More
April 15, 2013 -- The Webster Police Department has arrested Angel Alfredo Flores-Soriano and Christian Gardea for the charges of on-line solicitation of a minor. More
April 15, 2013 -- Residents of Morgan’s Point, elected officials and the descendents of Colonel James Morgan turned out on Sunday for the dedication of a Memorial Medallion for a Defender of the Republic of Texas honoring Colonel Morgan. More
April 15, 2013 -- The Friendswood Animal Advocates recently held their second annual "Bets for Pets" Casino Night to raise funds for homeless pets in the community. More
April 13, 2013 -- The Clear Lake Tea Party has endorsed Nick Long in his candidacy for the Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees. More
April 12, 2013 -- The Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast benefiting Communities In Schools-Bay Area will take place on April 17 on the University of Houston-Clear Lake campus. More
April 12, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook today expressed its sympathies to the family and friends of Seabrook Police Officer Leon Waltman, who passed away on Thursday. More
April 12, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an agreement with McGuireWoods Consulting, LLC to provide consulting services, including advice and representation of the city on a variety of legislative, executive branch and agency matters. More
April 12, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership held its annual State of the Counties program on Wednesday, featuring updates from the leaders of Brazoria, Galveston and Harris counties. More
April 10, 2013 -- Friendswood City Council, during a special meeting on Monday, voted 6-1, with Deirdre Carey Brown opposed, to challenge an appeals court decision regarding the matter of Wight Realty Interests, Ltd vs. City of Friendswood. More
April 10, 2013 -- Kemah will host its annual Kemah Cops & Crawfish event on Saturday, with proceeds to benefit the Kemah Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association. More
April 10, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-2, with Dan Becker and Geri Bentley opposed, to consent to the proposed creation of the Westwood Management District, which is being considered by the Texas Legislature. More
April 09, 2013 -- The Kemah Crawfish Festival will host its third annual event on April 12-14 and April 19-21 under the Kemah Bridge. More
April 09, 2013 -- The Lunar Rendezvous Festival will host its annual golf tournament on Friday at the Magnolia Creek Golf Club in League City. More
April 09, 2013 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to amend the city's regulations on smoking, but to provide a 60 day education period for local businesses before amendments to the ordinance are enforced. More
April 09, 2013 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to accept a $95,000 proposal from HDR for engineering services for bid and construction phase services associated with improvements to the waste water treatment plant. More
April 09, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize City Administrator David Stall to negotiate a contract for the replacement of a 12-inch waste water valve, in an amount not to exceed $12,000. More
April 08, 2013 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host the 31st Annual Shoe Regatta May 18-19. More
April 07, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake welcomed its new costumed mascot – the UH-Clear Lake Hawk – on Saturday during the UHCL 24th Annual Chili Cook-Off. More w/Video
April 05, 2013 -- Bay Area Young Life will host its Color Blast 5K Fun Run on May 11 and its annual golf tournament on June 10. More
April 05, 2013 -- Clear Creek Independent School District today launched its "Bond 411", an online question and answer forum to provide information on the district's bond referendum on the May 11 election ballot. More
April 05, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership has named Bob Robinson, President of Gulf Coast Limestone, Inc., as the recipient of the 2013 Charles A. Jacobson Award, which will be presented at the 14th Annual State of the Counties Luncheon on April 10. More
April 04, 2013 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday reviewed the profit and loss statement for the city's new community center. More
April 04, 2013 -- The City of League City today advised of street closures at Walker Street and at Main Street beginning Friday due to work to replace railroad crossings at both roads. More
April 04, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on final reading, a professional services agreement with TEDSI Infrastructure Group for preliminary engineering and traffic signal system consulting services. More
April 03, 2013 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake President William A. Staples presented the 2013 Community Partnership Award to the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce during his annual Report to the Community breakfast in late March. More
April 03, 2013 -- The Texas City Friends of Scouting Leadership Breakfast, benefiting the Boy Scouts of America Bay Area Council, will be held on April 15 at the Doyle Convention Center in Texas City. More
April 03, 2013 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an ordinance regulating walking signs and panhandling within the city. More
April 03, 2013 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted 4-3, with Rae Sinor, Chris Richey and Bill Patterson opposed, to approve an ordinance amending the city’s Code of Ordinances regarding political signs. More
April 03, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted 5-1, with Robert Llorente opposed, to approve, on first reading, an ordinance prohibiting “human directional/sign spinners” in the city. More
April 03, 2013 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 5-2, with Jim Hill and Deirdre Carey Brown opposed, to approve a $35,000 contract with JET Civil Consulting, LLC and to name the Planning and Zoning Commission as the Impact Fee Advisory Committee for an update of the city’s impact fee schedule. More
April 03, 2013 -- The City of Nassau Bay has received the Distinguised Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for the city's budget. More
April 02, 2013 -- La Porte City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to award a $525,742 contract to Paskey, Incorporated for the Farrington Boulevard Utility Relocation Project. More
March 31, 2013 -- Seventeen-year-old Cody Dennings of Seabrook and fellow skaters Hunter Haddock and Devin Lord are teaming up with the Visentin family, owners of Southside Skatepark, to host “Focus on FOP" to support IFOPA (International Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva Association) on April 21. More
March 29, 2013 -- Lakewood Yacht Club on Sunday, March 24 hosted its annual Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony. More
March 29, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a professional services agreement with TEDSI Infrastructure Group for traffic signal system consulting services. More
March 28, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau spotlights the Kemah Shuttle. More
March 28, 2013 -- The City of Friendswood today reminded residents that April 11 is the deadline to register in order to be eligible to vote in the May 11 election. More
March 28, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership hosted a reception for Congressman Randy Weber on Wednesday. More
March 27, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 4-4 on a motion by Geri Bentley to create a new position of city auditor who would serve at the pleasure of the city council. The tie vote killed the measure. More
March 27, 2013 -- The Armand Bayou Nature Center recently received a $30,000 donation from Green Mountain Energy's Sun Club to fund a solar array for the wildlife refuge and wilderness preserve. More
March 26, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve the 2013-2014 District Compensation Plan, which includes a three percent salary increase for all teachers and staff. More
March 26, 2013 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $175,000 bid to Aztec Remodeling and Landscaping, Inc. for renovation of the Wave Pool Mechanical Building. More
March 26, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday took no action regarding a consumer price index adjustment to municipal telecommunications right-of-way access line rates, allowing the line rates to increase by the consumer price index amount of one cent per line per month for residential service. More
March 26, 2013 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s Bay Area Houston Business Development Update published this week reports that Silver Eagle Distributors, the largest distributor of Anheuser-Busch, will build a distribution facility on SH 225 at Beltway 8 in Pasadena on approximately 50 acres of a 100-acre tract it purchased. More
March 25, 2013 -- The Prescription Drug Advisory Committee of the Bay Area Alliance will take back expired or unneeded prescription and non-prescription medications on April 27 at three locations. More
March 25, 2013 -- The 2013 Lunar Rendezvous Festival will host its annual Golf Tournament on April 12 and Tennis Tournament on April 26. More
March 22, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Robonauts robotics team recently won the Lone Star Regional FIRST robotics tournament in Houston. More
March 22, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a $2,184,997 contract with D & W Contractors, Inc. for the 2013 Annual Storm Sewer and Pavement Replacement Project. More
March 21, 2013 -- Representatives from well-known industrial companies participated in a “Reverse Trade Show” where their procurement or maintenance managers were available to answer questions and visit with attendees on "How to do Business" with their company. More
March 21, 2013 -- El Lago City Council City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to cancel the May 11 General Election. More
March 21, 2013 -- Friendswood City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to suspend the city's traffic calming policy for six months to allow the installation of temporary speed humps in Northfield Estates. More
March 21, 2013 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to accept a proposal from Cahoon Consulting for consulting services for the Federal Emergency Management Agency Community Rating System. More
March 20, 2013 -- The Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance has announced that the Stutz automobile will be featured at this year's event in Seabrook. More
March 20, 2013 -- Members of League City's city council will participate in a "grape stomp" on Saturday as part of "League City Uncorked", a wine and art festival that takes place during the weekend at Walter Hall Park. More
March 20, 2013 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an ordinance creating regulations for mobile food trucks. More
March 20, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept a $113,820 proposal from Insituform Technologies, Inc. for the rehabilitation of 8-inch sanitary sewer mains on Killdeer Drive and North Heron Drive. More
March 19, 2013 -- The City of Friendswood and the Friendswood Volunteer Fire Department will host a Grand Re-Opening of Fire Station #3 on Saturday. More
March 19, 2013 -- The Friendswood Public Library has scheduled several programs for adults. More
March 18, 2013 -- The Economic Alliance Houston Port Region has announced that representatives from industrial companies will host a "reverse trade show" on Wednesday at the Jimmy Burke Activity Center in Deer Park. More
March 18, 2013 -- The City of League City last week recorded and published a video of residents participating in a "Harlem Shake" video to increase awareness of water conservation. More
March 18, 2013 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club has announced the winners of the J/105 Midwinter Championship Regatta. More
March 18, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Community Council of PTAs recently hosted the Eighth Annual PTA Reflections Reception. More
March 18, 2013 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club will host the Heald Bank Regatta on April 20-21. More
March 15, 2013 -- The City of Pasadena today announced that the final phases of improvements to Fairmont Parkway are underway. More
March 15, 2013 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host the Snipe North American Championship Regatta April 17-21. More
March 14, 2013 -- The Lunar Rendezvous Festival will hold its annual Festival Kick-Off on April 7 at University of Houston-Clear Lake. More
March 14, 2013 -- The Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol recently welcomed volunteers from the AmeriCorps VISTA program who will help with efforts to increase service coordination and community support for veterans in southeastern Harris County and Galveston County. More
March 14, 2013 -- The Nassau Bay Garden Club has announced that Ann Gay, a member of the club, has been installed as director of District IV for Texas Garden Clubs, Inc. More
March 14, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an agreement with the Southeast Texas Housing Finance Corporation for the disbursement of Home Investment Partnership Program funds to operate the finance corporation's first-time homebuyer program. More
March 14, 2013 -- Indy 500 winner Al Unser, Jr. will serve as the 2013 Grand Marshal at the 18th Annual Keels and Wheels Concours d'Elegance on May 4 and 5 at the Lakewood Yacht Club. More
March 14, 2013 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area will hold a "Raise Your Glass to CIS" wine tasting event on April 22 at Bay Oaks Country Club. More
March 13, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the creation of a Facade Improvement Program to provide funds for businesses to improve their exterior appearance along the Main Street Corridor. More
March 12, 2013 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to declare candidates for the May 11 General Election as unopposed and to cancel the city’s elections for those positions. More
March 12, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt an ordinance amending the city’s Code of Ordinances to require the removal of dead trees and providing for the city to abate dead trees declared as a “nuisance” if action is not taken by the property owner. More
March 12, 2013 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a grant application for the acquisition of a license plate reader through the Criminal Justice Division of the Texas Governor’s Office. More
March 11, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Community Council of PTAs recently attended the Texas PTA's Rally Day in Austin. More
March 11, 2013 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club recently presented trophies to the winners of the Bay Cup I race. More
March 08, 2013 -- The Pasadena Public Library will host a series of events during the week of spring break. More
March 08, 2013 -- Communities in Schools - Bay Area has named the underwriters and sponsors of the Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament. More
March 08, 2013 -- DIVERSIONS: Arts and Special Projects Editor Jennifer Olin reviewed options for those "headed to nearby beaches or enjoying a stay-cation this Spring Break". More
March 07, 2013 -- Uptown Houston, originally formed in 1975 as a voluntary association of businesses and property owners in the Galleria area, and officially approved by the Texas Legislature and the governor as a management district in 1987, is now embarking on a major new amenity for its members – a plan to improve mobility in the area. More
March 07, 2013 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to appoint Matthew Noll as judge of the Municipal Court. More
March 07, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, to approve a $68,124 agreement with CenterPoint Energy Houston Electric, LLC for upgrading of the electrical service at the Pasadena Convention Center Fairgrounds. More
March 06, 2013 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 2-5, with only Deirdre Carey Brown and Steve Rockey voting in favor, to deny a motion to place a charter amendment proposition on the 2014 May election ballot to resolve any ambiguity in the charter regarding closed meetings and discussion, or action on keeping minutes for meetings. More
March 06, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on final reading, an ordinance amending the membership of the Ethics Review Commission to reduce the number of members from seven to five regular members and changing the required quorum. More
March 06, 2013 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize negotiations with a proposed vendor for the lease of the Battleground Golf Course. More
March 06, 2013 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 6-0-1, with Mayor Floyd Myers abstaining from the item, to approve the first reading of an ordinance revising the city’s land use assumptions, capital improvement plans and impact fees for water and wastewater facilities. More
March 04, 2013 -- The City of Pasadena will host the 14th annual Ms. Pasadena Senior pageant on Thursday at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
March 01, 2013 -- South Shore Harbour Marina will host the South West International Boat Show March 21-24. More
March 01, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to call an election for May 11 to elect the city's mayor and eight council positions. More
February 28, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook is seeking applications from residents to fill vacancies on various boards and commissions. More
February 28, 2013 -- Hospice Care Team, Inc. will host grief support groups throughout the Bay Area beginning in March. More
February 28, 2013 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker proclaimed February 26, 2013 Joe Mayer Day in Houston, recognizing his “16 years of service to the community through his 33 years of experience in public policy, government relations, community affairs and marketing development”. More
February 27, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday approved a new city logo. More
February 27, 2013 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston on Tuesday held a groundbreaking ceremony to officially begin construction of the $90 million building expansion project at its Victory Lakes facilities that will include an emergency department and beds to accommodate patients requiring overnight stays. More
February 27, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1, with Dennis OKeeffe opposed, to adopt a resolution amending the city’s meeting policy to clarify that meetings attended remotely by council members could occur at multiple locations. More
February 26, 2013 -- The Friendswood Police Department has released updates on two incidents that took place on Tuesday: one in the 400 block of Oak Vista where a man was reported throwing hammers at city contract workers; and the other in the 16100 block of Bougainvilla where a young girl was assaulted by a man who kicked in the door to her home. More
February 26, 2013 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution confirming that the Mariposa at Pecan Park development contributes to the city’s revitalization efforts. More
February 26, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday took no formal action, but directed staff to draft an ordinance to amend the city’s policy regarding dead trees on private property. More
February 25, 2013 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area will hold the Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament on April 22 at Bay Oaks Country Club in Bay Area Houston. More
February 23, 2013 -- The Causeway FunD Run sponsored by the School of Health Professions at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will be on March 2. More
February 22, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize, on first reading, a temporary right of entry to Transglobal Services, LLC for seismic testing. More
February 21, 2013 -- Brian Rinehart, airport manager for the Houston Airport System’s Ellington Airport, spoke to a general membership meeting of Economic Alliance Houston Port Region on Wednesday at Lakewood Yacht Club. More
February 21, 2013 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an order calling for an election on May 11 to elect the mayor and two council positions. More
February 20, 2013 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to amend the city’s Code of Ordinances regarding inspection requirements for storm water facility maintenance. More
February 20, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an expenditure of $89,803 for emergency repairs to Water Well No. 2, and to exempt the purchase from bidding requirements due to the emergency. More
February 19, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook today announced that the cities Seabrook, Nassau Bay and Webster are receiving an Excellence in Emergency Management Award at the Sixth Annual Emergency Management Association of Texas Symposium. More
February 19, 2013 -- The Arthritis Foundation will host the Bay Area Walk on May 18 at the Clear Lake City Park Pavilion. More
February 19, 2013 -- The City of Webster has announced that the League City Masonic Lodge will host a cornerstone dedication ceremony on February 27 at Webster's new fire station. More
February 19, 2013 -- The City of Pasadena will host its Kites and Fishing event on Saturday at Burke Crenshaw Park. More
February 19, 2013 -- The Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance in Seabrook will display a 1963 Budd XR-400 concept car from the Henry Ford Museum during its 18th annual event on May 4-5 at the Lakewood Yacht Club. More
February 19, 2013 -- La Porte City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, heard a presentation regarding an audit of the city’s Planning and Engineering Department. More
February 18, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Dave Martin will host a town hall meeting on March 4 at the University of Houston-Clear Lake campus. More
February 18, 2013 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will hold sailing clinics for beginning sailors in June through August. More
February 15, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook will host a tree planting on March 2 at Rex Meador Park. More
February 14, 2013 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake will open the Cyber Security Institute this spring. More
February 14, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a $1,122,216 contract with Civil Concepts Construction, Inc. for the construction of soccer fields near South Avenue. More
February 13, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1, with Dennis OKeeffe opposed, to adopt a resolution to preserve Second Amendment rights, the right to bear arms, for League City residents. More
February 12, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that sales tax revenues for the city totaled $295,792 for February. More
February 12, 2013 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area will host a prospective membership social on March 5. More
February 12, 2013 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to call a special election on May 11 for 30 propositions to amend the city’s charter. More
February 12, 2013 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize Mayor Mark Denman to sign an agreement with the NASA Johnson Space Center to provide coordinated response to emergency situations affecting the space center and surrounding areas. More
February 12, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the city’s current invoices. More
February 08, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook will host the 10th annual Seabrook Lucky Trail Marathon, Half Marathon and Relays on March 16-17. More
February 08, 2013 -- The City of League City has been ranked in the seventh safest cities in Texas, and 68th safest city in the nation, according to a report by CQ Press. More
February 08, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to reappoint members to the city's Crime Control and Prevention District Board of Directors. More
February 08, 2013 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to call an election for May 11 to elect a mayor and two positions on city council. More
February 07, 2013 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a general order of the Lakeview Police Department to allow the use of a less than lethal shotgun by the department. More
February 06, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first and final reading, the issuance of $4,390,000 in general obligation refunding bonds. More
February 06, 2013 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Diana Newland opposed, to approve an agreement with MuniServices, LLC for local hotel occupancy tax program audit services. More
February 06, 2013 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 1-6, with only Deirdre Carey Brown voting in favor of approval, to deny calling a bond election for May for the expansion of the Friendswood Library. More
February 01, 2013 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently received a donation from the Associated Credit Union of Texas through the credit union's Charity Chat "Holiday" program. More
January 31, 2013 -- The 18th Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance, benefiting The Boys & Girls Harbor, is now accepting car and boat entries for exhibitors to participate in the event, which is scheduled for May 4-5, 2013. More
January 31, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted 3-0-1, with Steve Jones abstaining, to overturn an employee dismissal for Daniel Vela, a member of the city's police department. More
January 31, 2013 -- The Nassau Bay Garden Club recently planted a tree at Howard Ward Park in celebration of Arbor Day. More
January 31, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 6-3, with Don Harrison, Ornaldo Ybarra and Phil Cayten opposed, to approve, on first reading, changes to the city's park and recreation fees. More
January 29, 2013 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted 7-0-1, with Chuck Engelken abstaining due to a possible conflict of interest, to approve a new Right-of-Way Ordinance and Utility Permit Process for the city. More
January 29, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted 3-1, with Steve Jones opposed, to amend the city’s residential garage requirements for houses elevated on piers as recommended by the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission. More
January 28, 2013 -- Friendswood Animal Advocates will hold its second annual Bets for Pets Casino Night Fundraiser on March 2 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Pearland. More
January 28, 2013 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently received a visit from Texas State Representative Dr. Greg Bonnen. More
January 24, 2013 -- The Friendswood Police Department has released the 2012 Annual Crime Report. More
January 24, 2013 -- The City of Friendswood will host an informational meeting with the Bond Advisory Committee on Monday to discuss planning and objectives for a possible bond issue. More
January 24, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on final reading, a grant application and agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for $14,444 in funds to conduct an impaired driving mobilization enforcement program. More
January 23, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced that the League City Uncorked festival will take place on March 23 and 24 at Walter Hall Park. More
January 23, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to form an ad hoc committee to deal with fire department issues. Members from the city council, the City of El Lago and the Seabrook Fire Department will serve as representatives on the committee. More
January 23, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 5-2, with Joanna Sharp Dawson and Dennis OKeeffe opposed, to approve a trial period to allow attendance by council members at meetings through videoconference calls. More
January 23, 2013 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the 60 percent completion plans for Phase 1 of the Town Center Project. More
January 22, 2013 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to order an election for May 11. More
January 22, 2013 -- The 18th Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance, benefiting The Boys & Girls Harbor, is accepting car and boat entries for exhibits during the event, which takes place May 4-5 in Seabrook. More
January 22, 2013 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently received a donation of 353 coats from Clear Lake Regional Medical Center for students at Bayside Intermediate School in League City. More
January 20, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership on Friday presented its 2013 Quasar Award to Fred B. Griffin at it's annual meeting, titled “Prosperity Through Leadership”. More
January 19, 2013 -- Texas State Senator Larry Taylor has been appointed by Lieutenant David Dewhurst to serve as vice chair of the Senate Business and Commerce Committee and as a member of the Senate Education, Health and Human Services, Government Organization, and Intergovernmental Relations committees. More
January 18, 2013 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will hold the 2013 Bay Cup I on March 2 on Galveston and Trinity Bays. More
January 17, 2013 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club will host the J/105 Mid-Winter Championship Regatta on March 8-10 on Galveston Bay. More
January 17, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a grant application and agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for $14,444 in funding for the impaired driving mobilization enforcement program. More
January 17, 2013 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to appoint Mitch Youts to Position 2 on the city council to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Amy Carr. More
January 17, 2013 -- Kemah City Council on Wednesday voted 4-1, with Wayne Rast opposed, to approve changing the speed limit throughout the city to 25 miles per hour with exception of Anders Lane from FM 518 to State Highway 96. More
January 16, 2013 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host a North U. "Rules and Tactics Seminar" on February 23 in the club ballroom in Seabrook. More
January 16, 2013 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to call an election for May 11 to elect three city council positions. More
January 15, 2013 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution opposing any legislation during the 2013 Texas Legislative Session that would allow an increase to the maximum transport haul weights along roadways in the city. More
January 15, 2013 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted 3-1, with Steve Jones opposed, to adopt a resolution urging the Texas State Legislature to leave authority for appointing members of the Port of Houston Authority Commission with local entities. More
January 15, 2013 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of continuing local appointments for members of the Port of Houston Authority Commission. More
January 14, 2013 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area recently hosted its 2013 Assisteens 5K run and fundraiser in support of Operation School Bell. More
January 14, 2013 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area will host its 2013 Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament on April 22. More
January 12, 2013 -- The City of Pasadena will host the annual Ms. Pasadena Senior Pageant on March 7 in the Pasadena Convention Center. More
January 11, 2013 -- League City will host League City Uncorked, a wine and art festival, on March 23-24 at Walter Hall Park. More
January 11, 2013 -- Houston City Council Member Dave Martin will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday for his District E satellite office in Clear Lake. More
January 11, 2013 -- Deer Park City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting continued local appointment of members of the Port of Houston Authority Port Commission. More
January 10, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-2, with Ornaldo Ybarra and Pat Van Houte opposed, to reappoint members to the Pasadena Second Century Corporation Board of Directors and appointing Council Member Jackie Welch to serve on the board. More
January 10, 2013 -- The City of Pasadena will host a FBI Special Agent to discuss identity theft, abuse and scams and other topics during the next meeting of the city's TRIAD program, which will be held on January 14. More
January 10, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook Volunteer Fire Department will receive the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Decal on January 14 for the "Chief Randal J. Zimmer" Fire Boat. More
January 10, 2013 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau is holding a contest for an overnight stay at the Boardwalk Inn in Kemah. More
January 09, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook has reported its sales tax revenues for January totaled $193,301. More
January 09, 2013 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Dan Becker opposed, to approve, on first and final reading, an ordinance amending the boundaries of the city’s Historic District. More
January 09, 2013 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of retaining local representation through continued appointments of the port commission by local governing entities. More
January 09, 2013 -- The Bay Area Alliance for Youth and Families will hold its third annual CRAZY Krewe event on February 9 at the Clear View Education Center in Webster. More
January 08, 2013 -- Friendswood City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Deirdre Carey Brown opposed, to award a contract to T&T Construction for the city's 2012-2013 Street Maintenance Program. More
January 08, 2013 -- The Friendswood Police Department has released the Activity Report for January 1 through 7. More
January 07, 2013 -- Friendswood Public Library has announced its schedule of upcoming free programs for adults. More
January 04, 2013 -- The City of Friendswood will hold its Annual Tree Giveaway on January 19 at Friendswood City Hall. More
January 03, 2013 -- Pasadena City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution urging the Sunset Advisory Commission and the Texas Legislature to allow the local appointing bodies of the Port of Houston Authority Commission to maintain local control by appointing commissioners to the board. More
January 03, 2013 -- The City of Seabrook will host an open house for Carothers Coastal Gardens every Thursday beginning January 10 and continuing through February. More
January 03, 2013 -- Kemah City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to appoint Marisela Garcia as city secretary. More
December 28, 2012 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Business Development Update reports that the area’s healthcare industry is continuing to grow. More
December 27, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to confirm the reappointment of Steve Phelps to the Port of Houston Authority Commission. More
December 23, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District has posted a report on the recent school board meeting, including photo of two school nurses who were honored for saving the life of a four months old child. More
December 23, 2012 -- Texas Children’s Hospital Senior Vice President of the Pavilion for Women Cris C. Daskevich served as the keynote speaker during University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Fall Commencement Ceremony. More
December 21, 2012 -- El Lago City Council on Thursday voted unanimously, following an executive session, to authorize the mayor to hire a Fitness Center Coordinator at a rate of $500 per month under a six month contract. More
December 21, 2012 -- Helen Hall Library in League City will host early literacy mini classes January through April. More
December 21, 2012 -- San Jacinto College volunteers recently participated in a Christmas community project for children at Vista del Sol apartment complex in Pasadena. More
December 20, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an ordinance adopting the valuation and assessment of properties in the city's Industrial District. More
December 18, 2012 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council has named George Jones of Tulsa, Oklahoma as city administrator. More
December 18, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to award a $3,627,441 contract to Layer 3 for upgrades to the district’s wireless network infrastructure. More
December 18, 2012 -- Dr. Brenda Hellyer, San Jacinto College Chancellor, has been named the 2012 Pasadena Citizen of the Year by the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce. More
December 18, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department has released its Activity Report for December 10 through 17. More
December 18, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau reports that hotel occupancies and sales tax receipts were up in 2012 and anticipates that selection of the Bayport Cruise Terminal by two major cruise lines assures a bright future for the area. More
December 14, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership hosted its annual Holiday Party at Di Amici Upscale Events on NASA Parkway on Wednesday. More
December 14, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood is seeking volunteers for its Citizens Bond Advisory Committee. More
December 13, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Michael Kramm as chief of police. More
December 13, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an interlocal agreement with Harris County for repair and construction improvements to the North Shaver Street Bridge over Little Vince Bayou. More
December 13, 2012 -- The City of Pasadena will hold its final public auction of the year on Saturday at the Maintenance Services Facility. More
December 12, 2012 -- Bay Area Turning Point has released a summary of a survey associated with its Male Campaign on Domestic Violence. More
December 12, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook on Tuesday held its annual Employee Recognition Luncheon. More
December 12, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1, with Dan Becker opposed, to name Michael Kramm as the city’s chief of police. More
December 12, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook has announced the winners of the Old Seabrook Holiday Decorating Contest. More
December 11, 2012 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to move forward with developing ballot language for amendments to the City Charter as recommended by the Citizens Charter Review Advisory Commission. More
December 11, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to accept the Planning and Zoning Commission’s report and recommendations regarding amendments to the city’s residential garage requirements for houses elevated on piers. More
December 11, 2012 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to reappoint Don Matter and council members Ron Swofford and Jonathan Amdur, as well as appoint Mayor Mark Denman to the Reinvestment Zone No. 1 Board of Directors. More
December 11, 2012 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area has received grants for its Operation School Bell program from the Employees Community Fund of the Boeing Company and the Lunar Rendezvous Festival. More
December 11, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department has released its Activity Report for December 1 through 9. More
December 07, 2012 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently held a luncheon honoring Clear Creek Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Greg Smith for his being named Texas Superintendent of the Year. More
December 07, 2012 -- Southwest Securities, Inc. hosted a reception celebrating the opening of the new office of Burrows Auttonberry & Agol Investment Group in South Shore Harbour on Thursday. More
December 06, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership will present Fred B. Griffin with the 2013 Quasar Award for exceptional leadership in economic development on January 18. More
December 06, 2012 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to appoint Rusty Drake as Muncipal Court Judge and Eddie Calderon, Jr. as the city's prosecutor. More
December 06, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a $1,624,652 contract with Motorola, Inc. for the purchase of radio equipment and associated accessories. More
December 05, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with only Mel Donehue opposed, to not enter into a contract with the Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau for tourism services for FY2013. More
December 05, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve expenditures through a portion of the remaining Seabrook Volunteer Fire Department bond funds for various items. More
December 05, 2012 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution to certify local funding and support of the Town Center Project Multi-Use Pedestrian Bridge for submission to the Statewide Transportation Enhancement Program. More
December 04, 2012 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 6-1, with John Scott opposed, to approve the city’s Anti-NIMBYism plan in compliance with the state’s Fair Housing Activity Statement requirements. More
December 04, 2012 -- The City of Pasadena will host its annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on Friday at City Hall. More
December 04, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will present its 2012 2-D Student Exhibition through January 4 at the Pearland Arts League. More
December 01, 2012 -- Bay Area Turning Point's school-based curriculum "Redefining a Generation" has been named the model program for the State of Texas by the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault. More
November 30, 2012 -- Friendswood Animal Advocates will host its second annual Bets for Pets Casino Night Fundraiser on March 2 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Pearland. More
November 29, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on final reading, a $320,852 contract with CMA Engineering, Inc. for engineering services associated with the Waterline Improvements Project. More
November 29, 2012 -- The Nassau Bay Garden Club on Tuesday decorated the Tranquility Arbor at Howard L. Ward Park for the holidays. More
November 29, 2012 -- Jesse Andrew Burton of Houston has been arrested and charged with Possession of Child Pornography and Possession of Controlled Substances. More
November 28, 2012 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently hosted Texas State Representative John Davis for a visit to the dropout prevention program at Brookside Intermediate School in League City. More
November 27, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution calling for an end to a state rule requiring end-of-course exams to count as fifteen percent of a student’s final grade. More
November 27, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to amend the city’s incentive pay policy for employees. More
November 25, 2012 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake Art Gallery hosted a printmaking demonstration in early November with Serbian artists Slobodan Radojkovic and Biljana Vukovic. More
November 24, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an amendment to the city’s water supply agreement with the Port of Houston Authority to include an exemption for seasonal cruise ships. More
November 21, 2012 -- The Friendswood Animal Shelter will host a "Black Saturday" special for adoptions, with fees for adopting black or black and white animals reduced by half. More
November 21, 2012 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently received the donation of $2,000, as well as new books and gift cards, from Marathon Petroleum Co. for its program Barber Middle School in Dickinson. More
November 21, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership on Tuesday announced that Houston's aerospace sector has been invited to participate in Pumps and Pipes 6, an international conference on December 3 to explore crossover ideas and technologies that could benefit both the medicine and oil and gas industries. More
November 21, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 3-2, with Mayor Floyd Myers and Diana Newland opposed, to direct staff to bring forward a proposed multi-family residential housing project for adults 55 years of age and older at the next city council meeting. More
November 20, 2012 -- League City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to name Andy Mann as mayor pro tem. More
November 19, 2012 -- Lakewood Yacht Club on Saturday named the "Stinger" as the Yacht of the Year for 2012 at the club's Fall Ball Awards Ceremony. More
November 16, 2012 -- Bay Area Turning Point will host its Holiday Market on December 7 at Bay Oaks Country Club. More
November 16, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-2, with Ornaldo Ybarra and Pat Van Houte opposed, to approve the actuarial report prepared by Gabriel Roeder Smith & Company regarding the city's retiree health care plan as requirement by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board. More
November 15, 2012 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to renew the city's membership in the Texas Coalition of Cities for Utility Issues. More
November 15, 2012 -- The City of Pasadena will host its annual Holiday Lighted Parade on December 1 on Fairmont Parkway. More
November 14, 2012 -- The City of League City has announced its holiday hours for Thanksgiving and for the city's employee recognition holiday luncheon in December. More
November 14, 2012 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s Bay Area Houston Business Development Update published on Tuesday reports on the University of Texas Medical Branch’s expansion at Victory Lakes. More
November 14, 2012 -- The Assisteens of the Bay Area will host its annual 5K Run on January 5 in Seabrook to raise funds and awareness for Operation School Bell. More
November 14, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 5-1, with Dan Becker opposed, to approve the second reading of an ordinance granting franchise rights to BFI Waste Services, doing business as Republic Waste Service, for solid waste collection services to the city. More
November 14, 2012 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to deny an interlocal agreement with the City of El Lago to provide fire protection to the city through Nassau Bay’s volunteer fire department. More
November 13, 2012 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adjust the city’s extraterritorial jurisdiction within the Bayport Industrial District in relation to an interlocal agreement with the City of Pasadena. More
November 13, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to execute a depository pledge agreement to authorize transfer of the city’s collateral custodianship from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston to the Bank of New York Mellon Trust. More
November 12, 2012 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club held a Sail-A-Thon as part of its recent 26th Annual Harvest Moon Regatta, and raised $7,500 for the Judith Liebenthal Robinson Ovarian Cancer Foundation. More
November 10, 2012 -- The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library in Houston will host a holiday concert by Thomas C. Thompson on December 14. More
November 09, 2012 -- Lakewood Yacht Club has announced the winners of the 26th Annual Harvest Moon Regatta. More
November 09, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood will host an adoption event on Saturday at the animal control facility. More
November 09, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1, with Don Harrison opposed, to approve the final reading of a $99,900 contract with Berg Oliver Associates, Inc. for environmental review services as required by the National Parks Service related to the Pasadena Municipal Golf Course. More
November 09, 2012 -- A wide range of activities, from festivals to art exhibits are available around the Texas Gulf Coast region this weekend. More
November 08, 2012 -- Harris County Commissioner for Precinct Two Jack Morman and Pasadena Mayor Johnny Isbell will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on November 14 for the opening of the Fairmont Parkway expansion from Beltway 8 to Space Center Boulevard. More
November 08, 2012 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted 3-2, with Jeff Tave and John Skelton opposed, to approve a 50 percent discount for city employees and police officers for community center services. More
November 08, 2012 -- The Nassau Bay Garden Club recently participated in the city's annual Beautification Day by helping improve gardens and public areas in the city. More
November 08, 2012 -- The City of Pasadena will hold its annual Christmas Tree Lighting event on December 6 at City Hall. More
November 07, 2012 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 6-1, with Mayor Kevin Holland opposed, to approve $15,000 for geotechnical studies and engineering and to return to council regarding the scope of work for the development of Lake Friendswood. More
November 07, 2012 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted to apply for a Texas Department of Transportation Transportation Enhancement Reimbursement Grant for the construction of a pedestrian bridge. More
November 07, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced that Mike Ehredt and the Project American Run team will come to Space Center Houston on Saturday to speak about Project America Run. More
November 07, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept a $157,940 grant under the Urban Area Security Initiative of the Homeland Security Grant Program. More
November 07, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve recommendations by the Carothers Gardens Ad Hoc Committee to modify an existing fence panel in the parking lot and to include a gate and to open the facility on Thursdays from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. for two months beginning in January. More
November 06, 2012 -- Science Applications International Corporation will host a free Community Health and Wellness Fair on November 9 at the Johnson Space Center's Gilruth Recreation Center. More
November 06, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood Economic Development Office recently received a gold and two silver "Excellence in Economic Development" awards from the International Economic Development Council. More
November 06, 2012 -- The City of Pasadena will host its third annual Can Do! food drive on Thursday at Pasadena Veterans Memorial Stadium. More
November 06, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department has released the Activity Report for the week of October 29 through November 4. More
November 05, 2012 -- Jim Guidry disagrees with those who believe that discussion of flood gates for New York Harbor in the wake of Hurricane Sandy will have a negative impact on the campaign for an Ike Dike on the Texas Gulf Coast. More
November 05, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council last week voted 8-1, with Don Harrison opposed, to approve, on first reading, a $99,900 contract with Berg Oliver Associates, Inc. for environmental review services required by the National Parks Service related to the Pasadena Municipal Golf Course. More
November 02, 2012 -- Jamie White, director of the Texas Seaport Museum, home of Texas' Official Tall Ship ELISSA, has shared his thoughts on the loss of the HMS Bounty during Hurricane Sandy. More
November 02, 2012 -- The City of Pasadena Animal Control and Adoption Department recently received a "Bright Ideas" award from Harvard University for its partnership and pet adoption program with the Bayshore Medical Center. More
November 02, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau recently hosted travel professionals from Europe and the United Kingdom for a tour of the area's attractions. More
November 02, 2012 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to change the council meeting dates to the first and third Wednesday of the month, beginning in December. More
October 30, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook has named Mario's Flying Pizza as the 2012 Business of the Year. More
October 30, 2012 -- The City of Pasadena today released the Floodplain Management Plan's Progress Report, which highlights the efforts the city has taken to reduce the effects of flooding. More
October 29, 2012 -- The City of Pasadena has honored Chevron Phillips with the Industry of the Month award. More
October 29, 2012 -- The Laura Recovery Center is sponsoring a four-day radKIDS instructor training session today through November 1 at the Friendswood Independent School District Old Junior High Building. More
October 26, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an ordinance annexing land located in the vicinity of Fairmont Parkway and east of the Pasadena Convention Center and Fairgrounds, and the area in the vicinity of Bay Area Boulevard and the northeast corner of the boundary of the city. More
October 26, 2012 -- The City of League City will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Public Safety Building on Wednesday. More
October 26, 2012 -- Lakewood Yacht Club's 26the Annual Harvest Moon Regatta, a race from Galveston to Port Aransas, got underway at the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier on Thursday. Photos by Robert Mihovil
October 26, 2012 -- Space Center Rotary Club has donated $5,000 to Communities In Schools-Bay Area. More
October 26, 2012 -- The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library in Houston will host a Quickbooks workshop on November 17 and a screening of "In the Footsteps of Marco Polo" on November 26. More
October 25, 2012 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted 2-1, with John Skelton opposed, to adopt a 2012 property tax rate of $0.6133 per $100 valuation. More
October 24, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 4-3, with Dan Becker, Dennis OKeeffe and Phyllis Sanborn opposed, to approve a contract amount for solid waste and recycling services with BFI Waste Services, doing business as Republic Waste Service, but to hold public hearings and determine the allocation of costs between residential and commercial customers at a future date. More
October 24, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a 2012 property tax rate of $0.665232 per $100 valuation. More
October 23, 2012 -- Morgan's Point City Council on Monday recognized residents Ed Bluestein and Paul Francis for their efforts in working with the Port of Houston Authority regarding its Bayport terminal dredging permit with the Army Corps of Engineers. More
October 23, 2012 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve agreements with Bayway Homes, Inc. for the construction of homes under the Northside Neighborhood IV HOME Grant Program. More
October 23, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday received an update regarding the status of the city’s application for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program’s Community Rating System. More
October 23, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to name Dr. Robert Branch as director of human resources. More
October 23, 2012 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club recently hosted the 3rd Annual J/Fest Southwest Regatta on Galveston Bay. More
October 23, 2012 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club has announced that the Sam Houston Squadron of the Texas Navy will present the Patriotic Trophy at the 51st Annual Christmas Boat Lane Parade on December 8 at South Shore Harbour. More
October 22, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook will host the First Annual Seabrook Festival of the Arts on Saturday at the grounds of Seabrook City Hall and the Community House. More
October 22, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council last week voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a grant contract with the Texas Department of Public Safety’s Division of Emergency Management for a $318,040 grant through the 2012 Urban Area Security Initiative under the Homeland Security Grant Program. More
October 21, 2012 -- Clear Lake Regional Hospital has "adopted" Bayside Intermediate in League City as part of the Communities In Schools-Bay Area Adopt A School Program. More
October 19, 2012 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to schedule a single meeting for November 1, and a single meeting in December the date of which depends on a possible shift of the city's council meetings from Thursdays to Wednesdays. More
October 18, 2012 -- The City of Pasadena will host a public auction on Saturday at the Maintenance Services Facility. More
October 18, 2012 -- The City of Kemah will host its Salute to Military Service Procession on November 2. More
October 17, 2012 -- Bay Area Turning Point, Inc. will host its Holiday Market on December 7 at the Bay Oaks Country Club. More
October 17, 2012 -- Interfaith Caring Ministries will host its annual Festival of Trees event on December 6 at the South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center. More
October 17, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 5-2, with Mayor Floyd Myers and Diana Newland opposed, to authorize the issuance of a maximum of $10 million in refunding bonds to refinance debt issued in 2005. More
October 17, 2012 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted 4-1, with Amanda Booren opposed, to appoint Interim Police Chief Kenneth Cook to the position on a permanent basis. More
October 16, 2012 -- The City of League City will open its new Eastern Regional Park to residents on October 22. More
October 15, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council last week voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a contract with Graphic Packaging, International, Inc. for the purchase of paper refuse bags for a period of one year. More
October 15, 2012 -- The Friends of the Helen Hall Library in League City will hold their Fall Book Sale on November 15-17 at the Helen Hall Library Theater. More
October 12, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 5-3, with Don Harrison, Ornaldo Ybarra, and Pat Van Houte opposed, to accept the recommendations of a committee regarding the city's fixed-route bus service and to discontinue the service effective October 31. More
October 12, 2012 -- The City of Shoreacres has announced a planned water outage tonight in order to upgrade and improve its water distribution system. More
October 12, 2012 -- Gene Kranz, retired Director of Mission Operations at NASA, was the featured speaker at Thursday’s meeting of the Webster Business Alliance. More
October 11, 2012 -- The City of Pasadena will host its "Monster Mash" costume contest and trick or treat event on October 27. More
October 11, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that the city has received $205,280 in sales tax revenues this month, reflecting an increase of 0.62 percent from October 2011. More
October 10, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve revisions to the city’s Ethics Ordinance recommended by the Ethics Review Board. More
October 10, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, held a public hearing regarding the city’s proposed 2012 property tax rate of $0.665232 per $100 valuation. More
October 09, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood has announced the winners of its NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition. More
October 09, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a property tax rate of $0.844381 per $100 valuation for 2012. More
October 09, 2012 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution nominating INEOS USA, LLC as a State of Texas Enterprise Zone Project. More
October 09, 2012 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted 6-1, with Brad Bailey opposed, to adopt a property tax rate of $0.732120 per $100 valuation for 2012. More
October 08, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District will host its "State of the District" Address on Wednesday, and will stream the presentation on the district's web site. More
October 05, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1 with Ornaldo Ybarra opposed, to adopt, on first and final reading, a property tax rate of $0.591593 per $100 valuation for 2012. More
October 05, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bueau has announced that Kemah and the Houston Bay Area will be featured in the season premiere episode of "DayTripper" on October 13 Houston PBS. More
October 05, 2012 -- The Friends of the Helen Hall Library in League City recently received a $2,000 donation from AmeriWaste, LLC. More
October 04, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook today launched its newly designed website at www.SeabrookTX.gov. More
October 04, 2012 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership hosted a debate for the 14th Congressional District of Texas at South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center on Wednesday. More
October 04, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook, in a series of articles on local drinking water sources and the city's Source Water Protection Program, discusses potential threats to the city's drinking water. More
October 04, 2012 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to appoint Robert O'Donel to the Lakeview Police Department Commission. More
October 04, 2012 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt the city's FY2013 Budget. More
October 03, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 4-3, with Floyd Myers, Diana Newland and Alexandra Dietrich opposed, to adopt a total property tax rate of $0.28528 per $100 valuation for 2012. More
October 03, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to increase the city’s hotel occupancy tax rate by one half of a percent. More
October 03, 2012 -- The Bay Area Alliance for Youth and Families recently held their 5th Medication Take Back event at the University of Texas Medical Branch Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes. More
October 02, 2012 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 6-1, with Deirdre Carey Brown opposed, to approve the city’s FY2013 Budget. More
October 02, 2012 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Kevin Foley to the Planning and Zoning Committee. More
October 02, 2012 -- Representatives from the Bay Area chapter of the Assisteens, an auxiliary of Assistance League of the Bay Area, were recently spotlighted at the Assistance League National Conference held at the Hilton of the Americas in Houston. More
September 28, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1 with Pat Van Houte opposed, to approve, on first reading, an ordinance adding regulations for the use of golf carts in the city. More
September 28, 2012 -- The City of Shoreacres will host a National Night Out event on Tuesday at Circle Park. More
September 27, 2012 -- The City of Nassau Bay has been selected for an award in the 2012 Houston's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For competition by the National Association for Business Resources. More
September 26, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 5-1, with Dennis OKeeffe opposed, to adopt a 2012 property tax rate of $0.597 per $100 valuation. More
September 26, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt the city’s FY2013 Budget. More
September 26, 2012 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to send a letter of support for the Port of Houston Authority in relation to the authority’s review by the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission. More
September 26, 2012 -- UPDATE: The annual Kemah Art Walk scheduled for this weekend has been cancelled due to the weather. More
September 25, 2012 -- The Pasadena Police Department will host a prescription drug take-back location at the Summit on Saturday as part of Prescription Drug Take Back Day. More
September 25, 2012 -- The League City Police Department is searching for suspects involved in purse snatchings and credit card abuse cases in the city. More
September 25, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a 2012 property tax rate of $1.36 per $100 valuation. More
September 25, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to schedule a public hearing on the city's FY2013 Budget on October 8. More
September 24, 2012 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center today announced that it has been named a "Top Performer on Key Quality Measures" by the Joint Commission, an accreditor of health care organizations in America. More
September 21, 2012 -- The Pasadena Public Library today announced that it offers free 24/7 Wi-Fi service at its central location. More
September 21, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt the city's FY2013 Budget. More
September 21, 2012 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to adopt the city's FY2013 Budget, with a total planned expenditure of $4,034,602. More
September 20, 2012 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to propose a 2012 tax rate of $0.3486 per $100 valuation, maintaining the same rate as 2011. More
September 20, 2012 -- The City of Pasadena will host its third annual Can Do! food drive on November 8 at the Pasadena Veterans Memorial Stadium. More
September 19, 2012 -- The space shuttle Endeavour atop its 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft is scheduled to depart Houston's Ellington Field at about 7 a.m. for California. More
September 19, 2012 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to unanimously to adopt the city’s FY2013 Budget. More
September 19, 2012 -- The North Galveston County Chamber of Commerce will host the Wheels N Thrills Auto Show on Saturday, October 13. More
September 19, 2012 -- The Bay Area Alliance for Youth and Families Prescription Drug Advisory Committee will host a prescription drug take back location on September 29 at the University of Texas Medical Branch Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes. More
September 19, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted 4-3, with Michael Giangrosso, Don Holbrook and Laura Davis opposed, to approve a total of $12,500 in funding for the 2013 Texas Outlaw Challenge event. More
September 19, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 4-3, with Mayor Floyd Myers, Diana Newland and Alexandra Dietrich opposed, to approve, on first and final reading, an ordinance adopting the city’s FY2013 Budget. More
September 18, 2012 -- Nassau Bay City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to adopt the city’s FY2013 Budget on first and final reading. More
September 17, 2012 -- The Clear Lake Regional Medical Center medical staff recently donated $10,000 to World Missions Possible to fund an upcoming humanitarian trip. More
September 14, 2012 -- Alvin Community College will launch its 2012-2013 theatre season with "The Seafarer" on October 13. More
September 14, 2012 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club has announced that Rodney Johnstone, founder of racing J/boats, will attend and participate in this year's J/Boat Southwest Regatta on Galveston Bay, which takes place October 13-14. More
September 14, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, the city's FY2013 Budget. More
September 13, 2012 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to appoint Council Member John Skelton as representative and Council Member Carolynn Stanley as alternate to the Houston-Galveston Area Council General Assembly. More
September 13, 2012 -- Pasadena's Multipurpose Recreation Center will host The Pasadena Bowl, a wheelchair football league, October 4 through November 15, with team draft picks taking place September 20. More
September 12, 2012 -- Science Applications International Corporation will hold a Community Health and Wellness Fair on September 22 at the Johnson Space Center's Gilruth Recreation Center Alamo Ballroom. More
September 12, 2012 -- The 14th Annual Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival will take place from Thursday through Sunday at the NASA Hilton in Nassau Bay. More
September 12, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook, in the first of a series of articles on drinking water and water protection programs, today issued a release on the benefits of a source water protection program. More
September 12, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 5-1, with Dennis OKeeffe opposed, to propose a 2012 property tax rate of $0.597 per $100 valuation. More
September 12, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously, through a record vote, to propose a 2012 property tax rate of $0.665232 per $100, effectively increasing taxes in the city. More
September 11, 2012 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to create the City of Friendswood Employee Benefit Trust. More
September 11, 2012 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to designate Council Member Brad Bailey as representative and Council Member Jonathan Amdur as alternate to the Houston-Galveston Area Council General Assembly. More
September 11, 2012 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted 5-3, with Mayor Louis Rigby, Mike Clausen and Jay Martin opposed, to adopt the city’s FY2013 Budget with an amendment removing an increase in employee contributions to their health care insurance benefits. More
September 11, 2012 -- Correction: Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to propose a property tax rate of $0.044381 per $100 valuation for 2012. More
September 10, 2012 -- The Nassau Bay Garden Club has awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Rachel Nichols of Lake Jackson, Texas. More
September 10, 2012 -- Members of the Galveston Chamber of Commerce, civic leaders and others turned out for the grand opening of the new Diamond Beach Resort and Spa on West Beach, which is billed as housing Galveston's only five-star mid-rise resort residences. More
September 10, 2012 -- The City of League City will host a gathering at the flagpole at 200 West Walker, near City Hall, on Tuesday to issue a proclamation and commemorate the anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks. More
September 07, 2012 -- The Butler Longhorn Museum in League City is opening its museum to host the 2012 Fine Arts and Crafts Festival on November 3-4. More
September 07, 2012 -- The Friendswood Rotary Club recently welcomed new member Kirk Lippert and presented club's Officer of the Year Award to Friendswood Police Officer Brandon Blair. More
September 07, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to direct the city's Planning Department to prepare a service plan for the extension of city services into an area under consideration for annex in the Pasadena Industrial District. More
September 07, 2012 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to ratify the Kemah Community Development Corporation's approval of a $428,318 contract with RW Lucas, LLC for rehabilitation of Texas Avenue. More
September 06, 2012 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with the City of El Lago to operate and fund the Lakeview Police Department. More
September 06, 2012 -- El Lago City Council canceled its Wednesday night meeting, which included proposal of an increase to the city's tax revenues for 2012 on the agenda. More
September 05, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 4-3, with Mayor Floyd Myers, Diana Newland and Alexandra Dietrich opposed, to approve, on first reading, adjustments to the city’s utility rates and fees, including the implementation of a new capital reserve fee on all of the city’s utility customers. More
September 05, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday discussed the city’s FY2013 Budget and tax rate, with discussions ending in scheduling a special meeting on September 11 to further review the budget and to consider proposing a tax rate. More
September 05, 2012 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a hiring process for the next city administrator. More
August 31, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an extension of an interlocal agreement with Harris County for bus services in the city through October. More
August 30, 2012 -- The Re/MAX Ballunar Liftoff Festival will hold it's annual festival on September 28-30 at the Johnson Space Center. More
August 30, 2012 -- The Swingin’ Seniors will celebrate their 30th anniversary with a party on September 11 at the Madison Jobe Senior Center. More
August 30, 2012 -- Bay Area Houston has won the bid for the Texas Association of Convention and Visitors Bureau's 2014 Conference. More
August 30, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department has been awarded a $52,000 grant by the Texas Governor's Criminal Justice Division for its Crime Victim Assistance Program. More
August 29, 2012 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area has received a donation from Esteban's Café and Cantina in League City. More
August 29, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District is seeking community and business members to serve on the District Education Improvement Committee and the School Health Advisory Council for the 2012-2013 school year. More
August 29, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 5-2, with Dan Becker and Dennis OKeeffe opposed, to approve the first reading of the FY2013 Budget. More
August 28, 2012 -- The repaving of Bay Area Boulevard in the Clear Lake Area will begin in September. More
August 28, 2012 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted 8-1, with John Zemanek opposed, to amend the city’s Code of Ordinances to prohibit the discharge of firearms within the city limits. More
August 28, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to cast a ballot in favor of Deer Park City Manager James Stokes for election to the Texas Municipal Intergovernmental Employees Benefits Pool Board of Trustees. More
August 27, 2012 -- The 14th Annual Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival will present actor Brandon Smith with the Life Achievement Award at the Cascade Award Gala on September 15 in Nassau Bay. More
August 27, 2012 -- Lakewood Yacht Club has announced that the J/70 fleet will be racing in the J/Fest Southwest Regatta on October 13-14. More
August 26, 2012 -- Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the Moon, died on Saturday at the age of 82. Guidry News Service covered the presentation of the 2004 Rotary National Award for Space Achievement to Armstrong on March 11, 2004. More
August 24, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1, with Don Harrison opposed, to approve the FY2013 budget of the Pasadena Second Century Corporation. More
August 24, 2012 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club has received four 2012 Bay Cup Series awards. More
August 23, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership hosted Port of Houston Executive Director Colonel Leonard Waterworth at a membership meeting on Wednesday. More
August 23, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department will participate in National Night Out on October 2. More
August 23, 2012 -- The Pasadena Police Department will host a Rape Aggression Defense course for women in September. More
August 22, 2012 -- The City of League City has announced road closures planned for Saturday in association with the Clear Lake International Triathlon. More
August 22, 2012 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a bank depository bid contract to Wells Fargo Bank. More
August 22, 2012 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center on Tuesday held a "Signing of the Steel" ceremony near the site of the hospital's $92 million expansion project. More
August 22, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to reappoint Mayor Floyd Myers, Edward Lapeyre and Carlos Villagomez to two-year terms and Council Member Natalie Dolan to a term expiring in one year on the Webster Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors. More
August 22, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize the renewal of an agreement between the Seabrook Economic Development Corporation and the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region. More
August 22, 2012 -- A fundraiser benefiting the Alzheimer's Association will be held on September 23 at the VFW Post #5400 in Santa Fe, and the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's will be held on October 13 at Stewart Beach Pavilion in Galveston. More
August 21, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a $340,330,692 budget for FY2013. More
August 20, 2012 -- Bay Area Houston Magazine Publisher Rick Clapp hosted a Launch Party on August 16 for his new quarterly publication, Bay Area Best Practices, "the number one health and medical resource guide" in the region. More
August 17, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1, with Don Harrison opposed, to approve, on first reading, a $45,000 contract with Civil Concepts, Inc. for the company to assist the city in preparing engineering analysis of various projects identified for funding under the Hurricane Ike Recovery Program. More
August 17, 2012 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to publish a proposed tax rate of $0.295831 per $100 valuation, the city's rollback tax rate for the 2012 tax year. More
August 17, 2012 -- The City of League City on Thursday announced that Studio Movie Grill, a movie-grill business, has made plans to open a location near the Victory Lakes Town Center. More
August 16, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation is seeking nominations for the Clear Creek Independent School District Citizen of the Year. More
August 16, 2012 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to schedule a joint public hearing for September 19 with the city's Planning and Zoning Commission to consider amending the Zoning Ordinance to change the definition of “substantial damage” or “substantial improvement”. More
August 15, 2012 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority has taken action on the Port Authority’s application to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for a permit for improvements to the Bayport Ship Channel, and the Port Authority’s formal response to the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission Staff Report. More
August 15, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to deny placing a ballot proposition to reduce the number of city council members from seven to six seats. More
August 15, 2012 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area will host a Prospective Membership Social on September 17 at 100 E. NASA Parkway in Webster. More
August 14, 2012 -- Texas Seaport Museum Director Jamie White reported to supporters of the 1877 Tall Ship ELISSA that federal funding is in place for the repair of the ship's hull that suffered electrolytic corrosion as a result of Hurricane Ike. More
August 14, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook today announced that construction has begun on the natural playground at Pine Gully Park. More
August 14, 2012 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the proposed budget of the La Porte Fire Control, Prevention and Emergency Medical Services District for FY2013. More
August 14, 2012 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to continue the city’s participation in the Gulf Coast Coalition of Cities and authorizing a payment of $0.15 per capita to remain a member of the coalition. More
August 14, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with the Texas Department of Public Safety to allow the city to place holds on renewals of drivers licenses. More
August 13, 2012 -- Dr. Radek Bukowski, professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, who has been doing research on the effect that the size of babies at birth has on the future health of the mother, visited with Guidry News Service about his research. More
August 13, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood today announced that garbage collection contractor IESI, now "Progressive", will provide an optional 95 gallon cart for recycling service for a one dollar monthly fee. More
August 13, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook and Harris County will close Red Bluff Road between Park Drive and Albatross Drive beginning August 27 for road repairs and improvements. More
August 13, 2012 -- Co-founder of Lakewood Yacht Club’s Harvest Moon Regatta John Broderick has announced a Bacardi Rum party for those racers and their crew who register and pay to race in the 26th Annual Harvest Moon on or before Saturday, September 8. More
August 10, 2012 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Business Development Update on Thursday reported the relocation of a Universal Weather from the Hobby Airport area to Bay Area Houston. More
August 10, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the FY2013 budget for the Pasadena Crime Control and Prevention District. More
August 09, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook today announced that the city's sales tax revenues for august totaled $282,378, an increase of 2.45 percent from August 2011. More
August 09, 2012 -- Walgreen's recently conducted a national school supply drive with donations going to Communities In Schools-Bay Area through the Kids In Need Foundation. More
August 08, 2012 -- The Seabrook Volunteer Fire Department recently held a ceremony for commissioning the department's new fire boat as the "Chief Randal J. Zimmer". More
August 08, 2012 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the city’s membership in the Gulf Coast Coalition of Cities. More
August 08, 2012 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to name the city council as the Plaza Ten 06 Corporation Board of Directors. More
August 08, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to place referendums on the November 6 ballot for the proposed issuance of general obligation bonds. as well as water and sewer revenue bonds, but to delay issuance of the general obligation bonds, if approved by voters. More
August 08, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted to call a public hearing for September 4 to receive comments on the proposed FY2013 budget. More
August 07, 2012 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently received funds raised during a 5K Run/Walk event organized by two student organizations at University of Houston-Clear Lake. More
August 06, 2012 -- Friendswood Public Library has scheduled several programs for adults throughout the month. More
August 06, 2012 -- The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library in Houston will host "Filmmaking 101", a presentation by local filmmaker Wayne Slaten, on August 20. More
August 06, 2012 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Mars rover Curiosity landed on the Red Planet shortly after midnight Central Daylight Time this morning. The one-ton rover, hanging by ropes from a rocket backpack, gently touched down onto Mars to end a 36-week flight and to begin a two-year investigation. More
August 03, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a $290,206 contract for the purchase of 12 vehicles from Caldwell County Chevrolet. More
August 03, 2012 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to approve an ordinance prohibiting non-storm water discharge and illegal dumping of waste materials into the storm sewer system. More
August 02, 2012 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host its fourth annual "Kick Off by the Creek" event on August 15 at Clear Creek Independent School District's Education Village. More
August 02, 2012 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve the city's formal membership in the Gulf Coast Coalition of Cities. More
August 01, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve $15,000 per year for two years in support of the Art Consortium of the Texas Gulf Coast for a new art event in Seabrook. More
July 30, 2012 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club has received authorization from Texas Governor Rick Perry to form a Texas Navy Squadron, which will be named the Sam Houston Squadron. More
July 27, 2012 -- The Seabrook Economic Development Corporation hosted an economic development training seminar on Wednesday. More
July 27, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to call a public hearing for August 7 to receive input from the public regarding the proposed budget for the Crime Control and Prevention District for FY2013. More
July 26, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department today announced that a suspect has been arrested on six counts of possessing or promoting child pornography following a search of his home. More
July 25, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted on several charter amendment propositions to place on the November 6 election ballot. The city council also unanimously approved a motion to request that Harris County include League City's ballot items on the Harris County ballot. More
July 25, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted 6-0, with Mayor Glenn Royal recusing himself from discussion and the vote, to authorize the city’s bond attorney to prepare an ordinance for placing a bond referendum on the November 6 election ballot. More
July 25, 2012 -- Members from the Girl Scout Cadette Troop 1507 will host a "Dog Wash" on Saturday at the Stevenson Park Gazebo in the City of Friendswood. More
July 24, 2012 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously, following an executive session discussion of the matter, to accept an offer of $350,000 for the purchase of the former Police Department/Municipal Court building at 913 and 915 South 8th Street. More
July 24, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt an ordinance amending the city’s rules of order and procedures for council meetings. More
July 24, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to schedule a public hearing for August 20 to receive comments regarding the proposed FY2013 tax rate. More
July 23, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook will begin construction on the Seascape I Paving and Waterline Improvements Project on August 1. More
July 23, 2012 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host "Rules of the Road", a program to discuss the impact of commercial vessels in area waterways. More
July 22, 2012 -- Sea Lake Yacht Sales and Lakewood Yacht Club are hosting a Beneteau Owners Rendezvous at Lakewood over Friday, September 14 through Sunday, September 16. More
July 20, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the final readings of ordinances granting franchises to Magellan Pipeline Holdings and L.P., Oiltanking Houston, L.P. to operate pipelines in the city. More
July 20, 2012 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve Lex Paxton as an officer for the Lakeview Police Department. More
July 20, 2012 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted to approve a resolution committing the market value of the City Lot as the local match for the proposed regional transit/parking terminal. More
July 18, 2012 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a new schedule of general minimum prevailing wage rates for specified crafts, trades and mechanics who are employed for road and highway related construction projects performed under contract with the city. More
July 18, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 6-0-1, with Natalie Dolan abstaining, to appoint the Planning and Zoning Commission as the Capital Improvements Advisory Committee with Paul Dolan as an ad hoc member; in conjunction with the Water/Wastewater Impact Fees Study. More
July 18, 2012 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club will host its 3rd Annual J/Fest Southwest Regatta on October 13 and 14 on Galveston Bay. More
July 16, 2012 -- Tickets are on sale for the Royal Academy of Fine Arts presentation of Beauty and the Beast, Jr. which begins on August 2 at the RAFA theater at 17170 Mill Forest Road in Webster. More
July 13, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 5-3, with Onaldo Ybarra, Don Harrison and Pat Van Houte opposed, to appoint former city council member Leroy Stanley to fill the vacant city council position in District E. More
July 13, 2012 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently held a career fair for students at Dunbar Middle School in Dickinson. More
July 12, 2012 -- The City of La Porte has been named a Silver Star Affiliate by Keep Texas Beautiful. More
July 11, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Dan Becker opposed, to approve several changes to the proposed Charter Election on November 6. More
July 10, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to establish 14 as the minimum age to operate a golf cart on city streets, unless a passenger/supervisor in the vehicle is 21 or older. More
July 10, 2012 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $158,100 bid to Teamwork Construction Services, Inc. for the Peninsula Trail Enhancement Project. More
July 10, 2012 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to enter into a $130,788 construction contract with R.W. Lucas Construction LLC for a La Porte Department of Transportation Weigh Station underneath the Hwy 146 Overpass at Barbour’s Cut Boulevard. More
July 10, 2012 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area will hold a fundraiser on July 21 at Bonefish Grill on I-45 and Bay Area Boulevard. More
July 09, 2012 -- Residents of Shoreacres honored former police chief Randall French with a reception on Sunday. More
July 08, 2012 -- John Focke, a past commodore of the Houston Yacht Club, has posted an article on Jody Hill's recovery from an accident and his creation of an organization to help others with physical disabilities cope with their situations via the therapeutic power of sailing. More
July 08, 2012 -- Bay Area Welcome Neighbors Officers posed for a photo at the group;s monthly luncheon at the Bay Oaks Country Club. More
July 06, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 6-2, with Ornaldo Ybarra and Don Harrison opposed, to approve, on final reading, an annexation agreement with the City of La Porte to amend the extraterritorial jurisdiction boundaries between the two cities. More
July 06, 2012 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution in support of the proposed dredging of the Bayport Ship Channel by the Port of Houston Authority, but requested that studies be conducted concerning a proposed dredge material collection site. More
July 06, 2012 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to approve an expenditure, not to exceed $2,300, for the purchase of a replacement of a computer at the Building Department and to perform necessary maintenance and upgrades on city computers and software systems. More
July 05, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to submit a project application for the extension of the NASA Road 1 Bypass from Interstate Highway 45 to NASA Parkway to the Houston-Galveston Area Council for inclusion in the 2013-2016 Transportation Improvement Plan. More
July 03, 2012 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 6-1, with Deirdre Carey Brown opposed, to approve appointments to various boards, commissions and to the Municipal Court. More
July 02, 2012 -- Friendswood Public Library has scheduled several free programs for adults. More
June 29, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an agreement with Sarah's House for the disbursement of $44,370 in Community Development Block Grant funds to Sarah's House for the operation of a public service program. More
June 29, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership on Thursday hosted a presentation on the economics of flood prevention, from the Dutch perspective, at Lakewood Yacht Club. More
June 27, 2012 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently visited Matt Laws, owner Which Wich Superior Sandwiches in Friendswood and Pearland to thank him for his support of the Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament. More
June 27, 2012 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake will hold a moving sale on July 14 at its location in Nassau Bay. More
June 27, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 4-2, with Andy Mann and Dennis OKeeffe opposed, to adopt a resolution authorizing the publication of a notice of intent to issue certificates of obligation in the amount of $75 million to fund construction of the new Public Safety and Jail Facility as well as water and wastewater projects. More
June 27, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday elected Ernie Davis, Natalie Picha, Terry Chapman, Mark Caldwell and Paul Dunphey as citizen members the Seabrook Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors. More
June 26, 2012 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution stating the city’s position supporting a project to deepen and widen the Bayport Ship Channel, but objecting to the creation of new “beneficial use” areas for the disposal of material from dredging the channel. More
June 26, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted 4-1, with Matt Webber opposed, to approve an ordinance related to releasing, dumping, abandoning or causing injury to domestic animals or wild bird. More
June 26, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to name Paul House as principal at Victory Lakes Intermediate. More
June 25, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Greg Smith was recently named the 2012 Superintendent of the Year for Region 4. More
June 25, 2012 -- Area veteran journalist Mary Alys Cherry has joined Bay Group Media as publisher of Bay Area Houston Magazine. More
June 25, 2012 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host the 2012 Bay Cup II race on August 11 in Galveston and Trinity Bays. More
June 25, 2012 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently received $161,000 raised through the Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament. More
June 22, 2012 -- The Friends of League City Animal Shelter will hold "Friends Whisker Cat Days", a special adoption event during the weekend and through July 1, featuring cats from the Whiskerville Animal Sanctuary. More
June 22, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department today announced that 10 suspects have been arrested in connection with an investigation into a store owner selling the drug known as "bath salts" at businesses near Friendswood. More
June 22, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, $292,312 for the purchase of a Gradall Telescoping Boom Excavator from Hi-Way Equipment Co. More
June 22, 2012 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted 4-1, with Wayne Rast opposed, to approve the first reading of an ordinance regulating recreational vehicle parks. More
June 22, 2012 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake will host an open forum regarding its future on June 28. More
June 21, 2012 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted 4-1, with Jeff Tave opposed, to approve a fee schedule for the pool, tennis courts and fitness center. More
June 21, 2012 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to authorize Mayor Jon Powell and Council Member Doug Shows to negotiate or extend the city's electricity contract, should the market for electricity fall into a favorable position. More
June 20, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook recently utilized the Shuttlebration Weekend event as an opportunity to practice coordination of its emergency management response through the use of the Incident Command System. More
June 20, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to adopt a resolution canvassing the returns and declaring the results of the June 16 Runoff Election. More
June 20, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to name Steve Waltz as mayor pro tem. More
June 19, 2012 -- The City of La Porte today announced that revenues from its property and sales taxes, as well as payments made in lieu of taxes through the city's industrial districts, have shown increases during the first half of the year. More
June 19, 2012 -- City of Friendswood police urge parents and young adults to beware of local rave parties. More
June 18, 2012 -- Robert Llorente defeated Robert Duncan in Saturday’s runoff election for Seabrook City Council Position 1, by a four-vote margin. More
June 18, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council last week voted unanimously to approve an amended set of the minutes for the council’s June 5 meeting, following lengthy discussion that involved Mayor Johnny Isbell calling police officers forward with the intent to remove Council Member Don Harrison from the meeting. More
June 16, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook held a City Council Runoff Election on Saturday to determine the winner in the race for Council Position No. 1; however, due to equipment problems, the votes could not be tallied on Saturday and may not be counted until Monday. More
June 15, 2012 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake today announced that it will be vacating its location in Nassau Bay at the end of June and will "fine-tune" the center's strategy during the summer months. More
June 15, 2012 -- Seabrook will hold its City Council Runoff Election on Saturday to determine the winner in the race for Council Position No. 1. More
June 15, 2012 -- The Lunar Rendezvous Festival will hold several events in July, including a sunset service on July 14 at Clear Lake United Methodist Church, and the "Stroke a Pose" Fashion Show and Luncheon on July 16. More
June 14, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood reports that the coach of a Friendswood youth softball team has been charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault and Indecency with a Child. More
June 14, 2012 -- Lakewood Yacht Club on Wednesday announced the winners of the Heald Bank Race, which was held in April on the Gulf of Mexico. More
June 13, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $678,064 bid to TJ&T Enterprises, Inc. to perform utility relocations for Waterfront Drive. More
June 13, 2012 -- The Seabrook Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors will meet on Thursday to consider an initial draft of the corporation's budget, among other items. More
June 13, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 4-2, with Mick Phalen and Phyllis Sanborn opposed, to approve the final reading of an amendment to the city’s Code of Ordinances to remove a requirement for fees in lieu of sidewalk improvements. More
June 12, 2012 -- La Porte City Council, following an executive session, voted unanimously to sign and attest to a contract with Corby Alexander as the new city manager, with an official start date of July 2. More
June 12, 2012 -- Diana Newland won election to Webster City Council Position 1 today following a dice roll to break a tie with opponent Edward Lapeyre. More
June 12, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to direct Mayor Dolly Arons to draft a letter to the United States Army Corps of Engineers that includes the council’s comments regarding proposed dredging of the Bayport Ship Channel by the Port of Houston Authority. More
June 12, 2012 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to name the city’s future city hall as the Donald C. Matter Municipal Building, in honor of Mayor Matter, who handed over the gavel at his final meeting. More
June 11, 2012 -- Friendswood Public Library has announced its June schedule of programs for adults. More
June 11, 2012 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area has highlighted the volunteer efforts of League City dentist Dr. Cindy Castille, who donates her services to "at risk" students who have dental problems that may be a factor affecting their staying in school. More
June 11, 2012 -- New for this year’s Juneteenth Celebration in Galveston County is the Historic Mainland Bus Tour. Participants (limited to 47) will be transported by air-conditioned, charter buses to two remarkable mainland sites - Stringfellow Orchards and the 1867 Settlement. Guides will welcome visitors to each site and give a history of the property. More
June 11, 2012 -- Voters in Webster elected one new member of the city council in Saturday's runoff election, but a second contest ended in a tie vote that will have to be resolved by the city council. More
June 09, 2012 -- Bay Area Turning Point has received the Winner of Distinction Award from the Better Business Bureau. More
June 08, 2012 -- Webster will hold a runoff election on Saturday to decide the final winners for two positions on the city council. More
June 08, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-0-1, with Don Harrison abstaining, to approve, on first reading, an ordinance rescinding a contract with Zarinkelk Engineering for engineering services associated with several sewer rehabilitation projects. More
June 08, 2012 -- Lakewood Yacht Club recently held its Shoe Regatta on Galveston Bay. More
June 08, 2012 -- The City of Pasadena will host a Community Safety Fair and Hurricane Workshop on Saturday at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
June 07, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook today announced that its sales tax revenues for the month totaled $199,661, an 8.22 percent decrease from revenues collected in June 2011. More
June 07, 2012 -- The Houston Yacht Club will host the 2012 Leukemia Cup Regatta on June 23-24. More
June 07, 2012 -- The City of Pasadena is offering a variety of entertainment options during the summer, with several options costing less than five dollars. More
June 07, 2012 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to accept an engagement letter from Belt Harris Pechacek, LLLP, to conduct the city's audit for FY2012 and FY2013. More
June 06, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to extend for an additional three years the city’s franchise agreement with Republic Services, Inc. for solid waste collection services. More
June 06, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood today announced that the city has received a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. More
June 05, 2012 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to form a subcommittee comprised of council members Steve Rockey, John Scott, Billy Enochs and Community Services Director James Toney and Assistant City manager Morad Kabiri to evaluate future park land needs for the city. More
June 04, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood has issued a notice that Texas-New Mexico Power Company will be inspecting power lines by helicopter on Tuesday. More
June 04, 2012 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host a hurricane preparedness seminar on June 23 at the club's ballroom in Seabrook. More
June 02, 2012 -- Space enthusiasts on Friday welcomed the arrival of the Explorer, a full-size space shuttle replica, as it arrived by barge at the NASA dock at Space Center Boulevard and the NASA Parkway on Clear Lake. More
June 01, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a $227,472 contract with Prime Controls for an upgrade of the city's Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System. More
June 01, 2012 -- The Space Shuttle Replica visited the Port of Galveston en route to Space Center Houston. More
May 31, 2012 -- The Port of Houston Authority will host an open house on the proposal to deepen and widen the Bayport Channel this evening at the Bayport Administration Building at 12619 Port Road in Seabrook. More
May 30, 2012 -- The District Attorney and Tax-Assessor Collector in Harris County were defeated in Tuesday's primary election and the sheriff's election and commissioners court races in Galveston County ended in runoffs. For a report on elections in Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris and Jefferson counties Click Here
May 29, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook will host a Hurricane Preparedness Meeting on Wednesday at Seabrook City Hall. More
May 29, 2012 -- The Texas Department of Transportation on Thursday will begin repaving work along FM 518 in the City of Friendswood. More
May 27, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre will hold auditions for the BAHBT company and The Preludes, Tuesday, June 5 at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Webster. More
May 25, 2012 -- A dozen elected and appointed officials appealed to the Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council to move forward on improvements to State Highway 146 from Red Bluff to FM 518. More
May 25, 2012 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club will host its second annual Hatteras Rendezvous on June 29 through July 1 in Seabrook. More
May 25, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted to appoint Pat Jones, Bill Welch, Jim Harris, Rick Guerrero, Dennis McCauley, Bruce Leamon and Jeff Wagner to the Crime Control and Prevention District Board. More
May 24, 2012 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to name Jeff Tave as mayor pro tem. More
May 24, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook has announced various road closures at the Seabrook-Kemah Bridge and along NASA Parkway between June 1-3 in relation to transport of a full-size shuttle replica to Space Center Houston. More
May 24, 2012 -- Space Center Houston is planning a weekend-celebration for the arrival of a full-scale Shuttle Orbiter replica on June 1. More
May 23, 2012 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce and Connect Transit hosted an official ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Victory Lakes Park and Ride service today. More
May 23, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council candidate Robert Llorente rolled the dice and won a spot on the ballot in the June 16 runoff election against Robert Duncan for City Council Position No. 1. More
May 23, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council recently visited Johnson Space Center. More
May 22, 2012 -- The Board of Directors of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership has given its support toward initiating international service at Houston’s Hobby Airport. More
May 22, 2012 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an order canvassing the returns of the May 12 General Election for the position of mayor and city council Position No. 1 and Position No. 3. More
May 22, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a $0.05 price increase for elementary lunches and $0.15 increase for secondary school lunches. More
May 22, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the canvassing of the official results of the May 12 General Election. More
May 21, 2012 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce and Connect Transit will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, May 23 at 10:30 a.m. for the Victory Lakes Park and Ride in League City. More
May 18, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a $765,067 contract with McGriff, Seibels & Williams of Texas, Inc. for property insurance. More
May 18, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood today announced that the city has saved more than $1 million in debt service interest payments by refinancing its 2003 and a portion of its 2005 bonds. More
May 18, 2012 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to approve a resolution in support of advancing the State Highway 146 project to the short-range goals of the Regional Transportation Plan within the Transportation Improvement Program. More
May 17, 2012 -- The Seabrook Economic Development Corporation will hold a Business Morning Brew event on June 5 at the Seabrook Volunteer Fire Department. More
May 17, 2012 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club has issued an invitation to sailors to attend various regattas during the fall, including the J/Fest Southwest Regatta on October 13-14. More
May 16, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to canvass the results of the May 12 election, and administered the oath of office to Gary Johnson, who won the race for City Council Position 3. More
May 16, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to call for a runoff election on June 9 for two city council positions. More
May 15, 2012 -- The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will host a ceremony on Saturday in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the launch of the Battleship Texas. More
May 15, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook on Monday announced that a recount will take place for ballots cast for two candidates in the May 12 election for City Council Position No. 1, which will require a runoff election. More
May 15, 2012 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a purchase and sale agreement with the La Porte Development Corporation for the transfer of property at 908 West Main Street to the corporation as part of a plan to sell the property to K. Belle Interests, which will develop the building into office space. More
May 15, 2012 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted 6-1, with Brad Bailey opposed, to award a bid to The Brickman Group for the landscaping of the esplanades at Saturn Lane. More
May 15, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the extensions of various temporary housing permits issued following Hurricane Ike. More
May 14, 2012 -- Election returns left incomplete Saturday night because of problems with equipment in the Galveston County Clerk’s office are being posted by County Clerk Dwight Sullivan. More
May 14, 2012 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake is holding registration for its summer arts camps for youth. More
May 14, 2012 -- Lakewood Yacht Club youth racers Hannah and Howdy Hughes recently competed in the Laser 4.7 MacLaren World Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina. More
May 11, 2012 -- The Jeanette Williams Foundation recently celebrated its tenth anniversary with an event on the Spirit of Texas Paddleboat at South Shore Harbor Resort. More
May 11, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook today announced that the received a total of $309,369 in sales tax revenues for the month. More
May 11, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a $1,968,359 contract with Paskey, Inc. for the loop completion of an 18-inch water transmission line. More
May 09, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Dan Becker opposed, to approve a compensation package for new City Manager Mike Loftin. More
May 08, 2012 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted to defeat a motion to approve a site plan for a personal care facility to be located at 103 Diamond Lane. The vote was 3-4, with Deirdre Carey Brown, Patrick McGinnis and John Scott voting in favor, and Mayor David Smith, Billy Enochs, Jim Hill and Michael Barker opposed. More
May 08, 2012 -- La Porte City Council, in a special meeting Monday, held a closed-door interview with one of five candidates who applied for La Porte’s city manager position. More
May 07, 2012 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry today was the guest of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership in a meeting with regional leaders at the Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake Atlantis Ballroom. More
May 07, 2012 -- Dr. William Merrell of Texas A&M University at Galveston, who weathered Hurricane Ike in the 1870 Merchants Mutual Insurance Building in the Strand Historic District where he conceived the Ike Dike, visited with Guidry News Service about storm surge protection. More
May 06, 2012 -- The annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance attracted large crowds to Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook. More
May 04, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department on Thursday captured a burglar at the Royal Smoke Shop on 3114 FM 528. More
May 04, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a settlement agreement with the City of Houston regarding “true-up” payments due for purchases of water from Houston's Southeast Water Purification Plant for 2007 through 2010. More
May 04, 2012 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted 4-1, with Wayne Rast opposed, to approve a proposal for dance classes in Kemah. More
May 03, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood will host the 2012 Mitch and Artha Wright Concert in the Park Series beginning Friday at Stevenson Park. More
May 03, 2012 -- FASTSIGNS of Clear Lake will be featured on Friday's episode of the television series "Undercover Boss" on CBS. More
May 03, 2012 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted 3-1, with Lilian Norman-Keeney opposed, to amend the city's noise ordinance regarding building operations at night. More
May 02, 2012 -- Clear Lake Shores City Secretary Karen Mericle filed a grievance during Tuesday’s city council meeting concerning a review of her performance requested by Council Member Arline Laughter. More
May 02, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a settlement in the amount of $60,801 associated with the City of Houston for the Southeast Water Purification Plant “true-up” costs. More
May 02, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an amendment to the Water Conservation and Drought Contingency Plan. More
May 02, 2012 -- Byron Schrimbeck, a member of Citizens for Safer Streets, today is holding a press conference regarding a complaint he has filed claiming that the City of League City has violated election laws by using public funds for political advertising in connection with an upcoming ballot referendum concerning the city's red light cameras. More
May 01, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood will hold extended hours for early voting this week in the May 12 General and Special Election. More
May 01, 2012 -- Harris County Precinct Two Commissioner Jack Morman today joined officials from Seabrook and El Lago to hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of a $16 million improvement project for Repsdorph Road. More
April 30, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook has provided its early voting schedule for the May 12 city council election. More
April 30, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook has temporarily relocated its Customer Service Department offices to the city council workroom in City Hall due to minor remodeling taking place on the building's second floor. More
April 30, 2012 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Marketing Manager Barbara Cutsinger reports in her latest Business Development Update that pre-leasing has begun for Clear Lake Regional Medical Pavilion, a three-story, Class A, 60,000 square foot professional building at North Texas Avenue and Medical Center Boulevard on the campus of Webster’s Clear Lake Regional Medical Center. More
April 27, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook has announced plans for the Seascape I improvement project, a three-year street and waterline replacement project. More
April 27, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a $553,245 contract, including contingency, with Brooks Concrete, Inc. for the 2012 Annual Sidewalk Replacement Project. More
April 27, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership, in partnership with various bay area organizations, will host the 2012 Refresh Leadership Simulcast event on May 16 at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. More
April 26, 2012 -- The City of La Porte has released the results of its citizen survey. More
April 25, 2012 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host the inaugural League City Home and Garden Show on Saturday at the city's civic center. More
April 25, 2012 -- The Lunar Rendevous Festival on Sunday named Jay Gurry as King of the 2012 festival. More
April 25, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Dan Becker opposed, to elevate Mike Loftin to permanent city manager, and to direct staff to conduct a salary survey and create a benefits package for Loftin. More
April 25, 2012 -- The Bay Area Alliance for Youth and Families will hold a Medication Take Back event on Saturday at the University of Texas Medical Branch Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes in League City. More
April 24, 2012 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an update to the Northside Neighborhood Plan. More
April 24, 2012 -- The Pasadena Police Department will host a Prescription Drug Take Back Day event at the Summit on Saturday. More
April 24, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to accept the annual financial audit for FY2011. More
April 24, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted 4-3, with Ken Baliker, Ann Hammond and Page Rander opposed, to approve a three percent, one-time salary supplement to be paid in a lump sum to employees of the district in October. More
April 23, 2012 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club has purchased a fleet of 18 Flying Junior sailboats to promote double-handed sailing and racing on Galveston Bay. More
April 20, 2012 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to approve up to $44,500 to find the purchase and installation of an emergency generator for the City Hall/Police Department. More
April 20, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an interlocal agreement with Harris County for the second phase of improvements along Fairmont Parkway from Space Center Boulevard to Red Bluff Road. More
April 20, 2012 -- The Bay Area Council On Drugs And Alcohol will host a Take Back event for prescription drugs on April 28 at Angleton Junior High School and the New Hope Church-Alvin Campus. More
April 19, 2012 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will hold its 30th Annual Shoe Regatta on May 19-20 on Galveston Bay. More
April 19, 2012 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to join with ten other small cities in the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County service area to hire a consultant regarding issues with an agreement between METRO and the cities. More
April 18, 2012 -- The Bay Area Alliance Prescription Drug Advisory Committee will take back expired or unneeded prescription and non-prescription medications on April 28 at the University of Texas Medical Branch Specialty Care Center in League City. More
April 18, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to grant various requests for funding through the city’s Hotel Occupancy Tax, subject to appropriation in the city’s FY2013 budget. More
April 18, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted 3-1, with Thom Kolupski opposed, and Mayor Glenn Royal recusing himself from the vote, to approve an agreement for financial advisory services with BOSC, Inc. Council Member Kim Morrell was not present at the time of the vote. More
April 18, 2012 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an ordinance requiring new businesses to obtain a permit to operate in commercial zones. More
April 17, 2012 -- The Laura Recovery Center will host the Fourth Annual Lighting the Way Home Style Show and Luncheon on April 29 at the Houston Hilton NASA Clear Lake. More
April 17, 2012 -- The Assisteens of the Bay Area recently elected its incoming board for the 2012-2013 school year. More
April 16, 2012 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host an offshore race from Galveston to Gulfport, Mississippi from May 25 to May 31. More
April 16, 2012 -- Lakewood Yacht Club General Manager Terry Chapman has announced that the club has hired Marek Valasek as the new full-time Sailing Director/Head Coach effective May 14. More
April 16, 2012 -- The Communities In Schools-Bay Area staff at Dunbar Middle School in Dickinson recently hosted community leaders to a campus visit. More
April 16, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood has announced early voting dates and other information for its May 12 general election for mayor and two city council positions, as well as a special election for 12 proposed charter amendments. More
April 16, 2012 -- The City of La Porte Municipal Court recently received a 2012 Traffic Safety Award from the Texas Municipal Courts Education Center for the court's contribution to traffic safety. More
April 16, 2012 -- The Lunar Rendezvous Festival will host its 2012 Kick Off Party on April 22 at the University of Houston-Clear Lake campus. More
April 15, 2012 -- Three-time Indy winner and racing great Bobby Unser will serve as the 2012 Grand Marshal for the 17th Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance. More
April 13, 2012 -- The Friends of the Helen Hall Library will host their Annual Meeting and Membership Drive and Special (Members Only) Preview Book Sale on May 17 at Helen Hall Library in League City. More
April 12, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1, with Don Harrison opposed, to approve, on final reading, the purchase of two rear-loading refuse bodies from McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc. for a total of $146,678. More
April 12, 2012 -- The Seabrook Economic Development Corporation will meet tonight to consider a budget amendment to increase funding for the Waterfront Drive Improvement Project, and other items. More
April 11, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department on Tuesday arrested a second suspect in the April 6 burglary of a Friendswood tobacco store. More
April 11, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook today announced that its sales tax revenues for April reflect a 3.74 percent decrease from April 2011. More
April 11, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood will host the Spring Sparkle city-wide cleanup event on Saturday at Centennial Park. More
April 11, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to direct staff to procure interlocal agreements and financing options for the acquisition of additional municipal water supplies from the City of Pasadena. More
April 10, 2012 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $60,000 contract to Jackson Ryan Architects for the design of the city’s proposed new animal shelter. More
April 10, 2012 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to accept the audited financial statements for the FY2011 as presented by Belt Harris Pechacek, LLLP. More
April 10, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a consumer price index adjustment to municipal telecommunications right-of-way access line rates, increasing rates from $0.80 per line to $0.82 per line for residential customers. More
April 09, 2012 -- The City of La Porte will hold the Fifth Annual Best Dog Gone Dog Contest on May 5 in conjunction with the Grand Opening of the Little Cedar Bayou Dog Park. More
April 09, 2012 -- The City of Pasadena will provide low-cost vaccinations and free bathing and grooming at events on April 14 and April 28. More
April 09, 2012 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently received a donation of 3,000 books from Half Price Books for the Spring Break Book Fair at McWhirter Elementary School. More
April 09, 2012 -- Lakewood Yacht Club recently hosted its "Blessing of the Fleet" event. More
April 06, 2012 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area will hold its annual fundraiser, FEAST: A Night on Bourbon Street, on April 14 at the Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport. More
April 06, 2012 -- The Shoreacres Civic Association will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday at Circle Park. More
April 06, 2012 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to approve a recommendation by the Kemah Community Development Corporation to pave streets being improved in the second phase of the Galveston County Road Bond Project with concrete as opposed to asphalt. More
April 06, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a $146,678 contract with McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc. for the purchase of two 25 yard XC Rear Loading Refuse Bodies. More
April 05, 2012 -- The Bay Community Emergency Response Team and the American Red Cross are seeking volunteers for a shelter management drill to be held at the Seabrook Community House on April 26. More
April 05, 2012 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to enter into a coalition of cities agreement to engage Hillco Partners, a government affairs consultant agency, to represent the multi-cities participating in an agreement with the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County. More
April 05, 2012 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with the City of El Lago and the Lakeview Police Department. More
April 04, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook will host an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday at Meador Park. More
April 04, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize Mayor Floyd Myers and City Manager Wayne Sabo to investigate possible annexations into the city and bring back a report for council to consider. More
April 04, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $12,000 contract to PGAL Architects for services associated with the preliminary design study and cost estimate for the construction of a new public works facility on the north side of the city. More
April 04, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood is currently accepting applications for both Booth and Parade entries for the 117th Annual 4th of July Celebration; The deadline for both applications is June 28. More
April 03, 2012 -- The City of La Porte on Monday suspended its Stage 1 drought contingency alert, which had instituted voluntary water conservation measures. More
April 03, 2012 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 6-1, with Patrick McGinnis opposed, to approve a settlement agreement with the City of Houston for “true-up” compensation claims related to Friendswood’s portion of costs for the operation of the Southeast Water Purification Plant. More
April 02, 2012 -- Friendswood Public Library has scheduled several free programs for adults in April. More
March 31, 2012 -- The Eagle Scout Association of the Sam Houston Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, hosted an Eagle Scout Gathering to recognize the new 2011-12 Class of Eagle Scouts and Eagle Scout alumni on Wednesday, February 29. More
March 31, 2012 -- The Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament benefiting Communities In Schools-Bay Area and sponsored by Barrios Technology will be held on April 16 at Bay Oaks Country Club. More
March 30, 2012 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host a safety and navigation seminar on April 14. More
March 30, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on final reading, a ballfield license agreement developed by the city's Athletics Committee for use by the Parks and Recreation Department. More
March 29, 2012 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently received a donation from the Webster Presbyterian Church to replenish the dropout prevention program's food pantry. More
March 29, 2012 -- The City of League City recently received the Public Education Award for 2011 from the Texas Water Utilities Association. More
March 29, 2012 -- The Friendswood Police Department is investigating the Tuesday death of a Friendswood Firewood employee, who was electrocuted while trimming trees at a residence in the 200 block of Carey Lane. More
March 28, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership hosted its Annual State of the Economy luncheon on Tuesday at the Gilruth Center at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. More
March 28, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 4-3, with Mayor Tim Paulissen casting the tie-breaking vote, to approve a motion to hold a second interview with John Whitson, one of the candidates interviewed for the city manager’s position. More
March 27, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to select PBK Architects and VLK Architects to provide architectural and engineering services for the district. More
March 27, 2012 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a credit card processing agreement with Automated Merchant Services. More
March 27, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday received an update regarding various projects being performed under funding through the Texas Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program. More
March 26, 2012 -- Lakewood Yacht Club recently presented the winners of the J/105 Mid-Winter Championship Regatta. More
March 23, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a $351,542 contract with HR Green, Inc. for professional services related to the Southeast Water Purification Plant Metering Station. More
March 23, 2012 -- The City of La Porte will participate in the Third Annual Trash Bash event on April 21. More
March 23, 2012 -- The City of La Porte today announced that the city continues to hold a AA credit rating from Standard & Poor's. More
March 23, 2012 -- The Kemah Shuttle Bus service will offer transportation for visitors to the Kemah Pan Jam Festival on Saturday and Sunday. More
March 22, 2012 -- League City City Council, during a special meeting on Wednesday, voted 5-1, with Dennis OKeeffe opposed, to approve proposed variances to Chapter 42 of the city's Code of Ordinances as applied to the Langley No. 1 Well Site. More
March 21, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation recently received a $5,000 grant from the Bay Area office of Wells Fargo Advisors. More
March 21, 2012 -- League City City Council, in a special workshop meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to approve an interview schedule for the semi-finalist candidates being considered for the city manager position. More
March 21, 2012 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted to create a committee to review hiring strategies and operating guidelines for the Clear Lake Shores Police Department. More
March 21, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted 5-2, with Thom Kolupski and Kim Morrell opposed, to approve a request to allow temporary parking on the west side of Lakeside Drive on Sundays from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. More
March 21, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 5-1-1, with Mayor Floyd Myers opposed and Mel Donehue abstaining, to approve a $5,073,000 design-build contract with Turner Construction for the city’s new fire station. More
March 20, 2012 -- The Friendswood Public Library has scheduled several programs for adults. More
March 19, 2012 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host the Heald Bank Race on April 21-22 off the coast of Galveston. More
March 16, 2012 -- The City of Kemah will host the Ninth Annual Kemah "Pan Jam" Steel Drum Festival on March 24-25 at the Kemah Lighthouse District. More
March 16, 2012 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to approve an agreement with CenterPoint for use of land owned by the company as overflow parking. More
March 16, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1, with Phil Cayten opposed, to approve, on final reading, an increase of two percent to base salaries for full-time and part-time non-classified civilian employees. More
March 15, 2012 -- The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library has scheduled several programs in April. More
March 13, 2012 -- The Bay Area Turning Point will host its "All Aboard!" to Prevent Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault event on May 24 aboard the Star Gazer dinner cruise ship in Kemah. More
March 13, 2012 -- The City of Pasadena will host the 2012 Ms. Pasadena Senior Pageant on March 21 at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
March 13, 2012 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to accept a $1.4 million bid from Integrated Marine Services for the sale of city-owned property located at 918 North Broadway in the City of Morgan’s Point. More
March 13, 2012 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area is selling copies of its "Settings Sunrise to Sunset" recipe book to raise funds for its programs. More
March 13, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $147,900 contract to Bridge Pointe Builders for the reconstruction of the city’s Public Works Building. More
March 13, 2012 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution to implement steps to provide job training, employment and contracting opportunities for residents and businesses in areas in which the city plans to expend disaster recovery grant funds on projects. More
March 09, 2012 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area has received a $10,000 donation from the Clear Lake Regional Medical Center in support of the Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament. More
March 09, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau recently sponsored the winning chili team at the League City 50th Anniversary Birthday Party's chili cook-off. More
March 09, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1, with Phil Cayten opposed, to approve, on first reading, an ordinance to increase the salary structure by two percent and provide a two percent pay increase for the base salary of every full-time and part-time non-classified civilian employee, and to increase the base salary of police officers by two percent, beginning April 2. The approval followed several failed motions to defer or amend the item. More
March 08, 2012 -- League City City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted 6-0 to narrow the list of candidates for the city manager's position to five names, including Robert “Bo” McDaniel, previously city manager of Friendswood, who recently had applied for the position. More
March 08, 2012 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday discussed proposed equipment for the new fitness room at the community center. More
March 08, 2012 -- The City of Seabrook today reported that the city has collected $182,746 in sales tax revenues for March. More
March 08, 2012 -- Friendswood Independent School District will perform a controlled flare of one of the district's propane tanks on Monday. More
March 08, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees recently adopted a resolution calling on the Texas Legislature to "revisit the purpose of standardized testing in Texas", concerning the new State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness exam. More
March 07, 2012 -- The Bay Area Council On Drugs And Alcohol will present "Chronicles of a Teen Killer" at Brazosport College throughout the months of March and April. More
March 07, 2012 -- The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library has scheduled several programs in March. More
March 07, 2012 -- The City of La Porte has launched a new online community events calendar on the city's web site to allow citizens to learn about upcoming events and also submit events and activities to be posted to the calendar. More
March 07, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an ordinance amending the city’s regulation of wrecker services. More
March 07, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 5-2, with Mayor Floyd Myers and Mel Ellis opposed, to award an $86,631 contract to American Sports & Concrete, LLC for renovations to the Texas Avenue Park tennis courts. More
March 07, 2012 -- The City of League City will host its 50th Anniversary Gala at South Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center on Saturday evening. More
March 06, 2012 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an order calling an election on May 12 for the position of mayor and two council members, as well as a special election for 12 charter amendments. More
March 06, 2012 -- Ronnie Richards of the League City Historical Society has posted an essay on the "Most Important Events in League City History" as part of the celebration of League City's 50th Anniversary. More
March 05, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Ballet and Theatre will perform Hairspray from April 20 through 22 at the University of Houston at Clear Lake's Bayou Theatre. More
March 03, 2012 -- League City began the celebration of its 50th anniversary this weekend with a birthday party and chili cook-off at League Park. More
March 02, 2012 -- Kemah will host the Pan Jam Steel Drum Festival on March 24-25 at the Kemah Lighthouse District. More
March 02, 2012 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to approve a contract with Marie Janke Enterprises for special event planning and marketing coordination services. More
March 02, 2012 -- The Clear Lake High School Christmas Committee recently donated $1,000 to the Assistance League of Bay Area's "Operation Cinderella" program, which provides prom dresses and formal wear to seniors who would not otherwise be able to attend prom. More
March 02, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution nominating Pasadena Refining System, Inc. to the Texas Governor's Office of Economic Development and Tourism for classification as a Double Jumbo Enterprise Project through the Texas Economic Development Bank. More
March 02, 2012 -- The crossing at Shore Acres Blvd and Choate Road in the City of Shoreacres will be closed on Saturday. More
March 01, 2012 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area will host a community informational meeting on April 17. More
March 01, 2012 -- The Houston Yacht Club will host the Elissa Regatta, March 31-April 1, in Shoreacres. More
February 29, 2012 -- The San Jacinto Museum of History will host the San Jacinto Day Festival and Battle Reenactment on April 21 at the San Jacinto battlegrounds in La Porte. More
February 29, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $1,579,865 professional services agreement with Parsons Brinckerhoff for the design of the northern extension of Landing Boulevard from FM 518 to the NASA Bypass Frontage Road. More
February 28, 2012 -- The Assisteens of the Assistance League of the Bay Area and Trees from Houston recently joined together to plant trees in the Brook Forest neighborhood. More
February 28, 2012 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with the City of Shoreacres for an emergency water system interconnect. More
February 28, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve school attendance boundary changes to take effect in the 2012-2013 school year. More
February 28, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an ordinance regulating the operation of golf carts on public streets and highways within the city. More
February 28, 2012 -- The City of Shoreacres today announced that proposed traffic humps for Miramar Drive were declined during Monday's city council meeting. More
February 27, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District's Westbrook Intermediate School State Honor Band recently performed a composition piece inspired by NASA's Space Shuttle Program at the Lila Cockrell Theatre in San Antonio. More
February 27, 2012 -- The Clear View Education Center thanks those in League City who participated in the center's cap and gown donation drive. More
February 27, 2012 -- AT&T has donated more than 2.5 acres of property, including a two-story building and three-level parking garage, to the City of Pasadena. More
February 27, 2012 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area has announced that Coastal Eye Associates & Advanced Laser Vision is serving as a sponsor of the Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament, which takes place on April 16. More
February 24, 2012 -- The City of Shoreacres is in the process of building a new entrance monument at Shore Acres Boulevard near State Highway 146. More
February 24, 2012 -- The City of Shoreacres has announced that the main lanes of Highway 146 will be closed at Port Road to both southbound and northbound traffic tonight through Monday. More
February 24, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1, with Don Harrison opposed, to approve, on final reading, a $581,513 contract with Civil Concepts Construction, LLC as construction manager at risk for the renovation of the ballpark concession stand at Strawberry Park. More
February 23, 2012 -- The Seabrook Economic Development Corporation recently held its first Business Morning Brew for members of the business community. More
February 22, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an agreement to participate in an advertising/marketing program with Houston-Galveston area attractions, with Space Center Houston as the city’s agent. More
February 22, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve guidelines, best practices, and policy for social media use for the city, and approval to start development on social media applications for the city. More
February 21, 2012 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake and the University of Houston-Clear Lake will host the 12th Annual Houston Area Community College Student Art Exhibition from April 19 through May 17 at the Center's gallery. More
February 21, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to approve a list of appointments by H-GAC Chair Delores Martin, who is mayor of Manvel. More
February 20, 2012 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host the J/80 Southern Circuit Shootout, a two-day regatta, on April 21-22. More
February 20, 2012 -- The City of Shoreacres recently awarded a contract for street and drainage work using Hurricane Ike disaster recovery funds. More
February 17, 2012 -- The La Porte Livestock Show and Rodeo Association Board will meet on March 1 to hear a presentation regarding plans for the proposed Lomax Park renovation. More
February 17, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1, with Don Harrison opposed, to approve, on first reading, a $581,513 total guaranteed maximum price for renovation of the ballpark concession stand at Strawberry Park by Civil Concepts Construction, LLC. More
February 17, 2012 -- League City City Council, in a special meeting on Thursday, voted unanimously to direct the city's consultant in performing a candidate search for the city manager post to gather background information on eight remaining candidates for the position. More
February 16, 2012 -- The City of Shoreacres will hold a public hearing on February 27 to receive input regarding a proposal to place traffic humps on Miramar Drive. More
February 16, 2012 -- Actor J. Eddie Peck and former Miss Texas USA Nicole O'Brian Lassiter will host the Miss Kemah/Miss Kemah Teen Pageant on April 22. More
February 16, 2012 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a bi-annual joint resolution for the interjurisdictional emergency management plan Harris County. More
February 15, 2012 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area is accepting donations for Operation Cinderella, a program that provides high school seniors with items for prom. More
February 15, 2012 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area recently announced the winners of the "Assisteens" of the Bay Area's first 5K event, which raised more than $6,000 for Operation School Bell. More
February 15, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday, following an executive session discussion, voted unanimously to appoint Assistant City Manager of Management Services Mike Loftin as acting city manager, following the resignation of Acting City Manager Rich Oller. More
February 15, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday named Assistant City Manager for Management Services Mike Loftin as acting city manager. More
February 14, 2012 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $2,715,000 bid to Summit Builders for the construction of Fire Station 1. More
February 14, 2012 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to establish rules for the declaration of surplus or salvage property and authorized the city manager to use any disposal method deemed appropriate for such property. More
February 14, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to renew and extend an interlocal agreement with the Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Employee Benefits Pool for employee insurance. More
February 13, 2012 -- Rich Oller, acting city manager and assistant city manager for public works for the City of League City, submitted his resignation in an email to the Mayor and City Council today. More
February 13, 2012 -- The City of Pasadena will hold a public auction of vehicles and equipment on Saturday. More
February 13, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood's Municipal Court today announced that it will participate in the 2012 Great Texas Warrant Round-Up. More
February 13, 2012 -- Friendswood Public Library will host several programs for adults in February and March. More
February 12, 2012 -- The United States Coast Guard rescued a woman after she fell from a sailboat near Kemah today. More
February 11, 2012 -- The Clear Lake Water Authority has responded to a news release posted by residents of the authority who have complained about what they claim is violation of the Texas Open Meetings Act because notice of the meeting was not posted in Houston County, where the GCWA owns a tract of land. More
February 10, 2012 -- The La Porte Police Department will begin a new Citizens Police Academy Class on April 3. More
February 10, 2012 -- The City of La Porte has announced that it will participate in the 2012 Great Texas Warrant Round-Up. More
February 10, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a $584,321 contract with Mar-Con Services, LLC for the Cotton Patch Drainage Project. More
February 10, 2012 -- About two dozen concerned homeowners attended the Clear Lake City Water Authority Board meeting on Thursday with complaints about violations of the Texas Open Meetings Act. More
February 10, 2012 -- Bay Area Houston will host the 13th Annual Yachty Gras boat parade on February 18 at the Kemah Boardwalk. More
February 09, 2012 -- Houston City Council Member Michael Sullivan recently toured the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle at the Lockheed Martin Development Laboratory. More
February 09, 2012 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently named Darryl Smith to its board of directors. More
February 08, 2012 -- The City of Shoreacres has released an update on its street and drainage survey work. More
February 08, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Mayor Floyd Myers opposed, to authorize the publication of a notice of intent to issue $6,500,000 in certificates of obligation for public works projects, including the construction of a new fire station. More
February 08, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to order an election for May 12 for Position 1, Position 3 and Position 5 on the city council. More
February 07, 2012 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 4-3, with Billy Enochs, Patrick McGinnis and Deirdre Carey Brown opposed, to approve an ordinance, on first reading, granting franchise rights to IESI, Inc. for solid waste collection and disposal services within the city. More
February 07, 2012 -- The Pasadena Police Department will offer a four-day Rape Aggression Defense course in March. More
February 07, 2012 -- The City of Shoreacres today announced that construction is underway for the city's new waste water facility. More
February 03, 2012 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to authorize the mayor to sign a contract with Bureau Veritas North America for building safety and building inspection services, including fire safety inspections. More
February 03, 2012 -- League City City Council, in a special meeting on Thursday, voted unanimously to suspend Acting City Manager Rich Oller for one week without pay. More
February 03, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution authorizing a grant application to the Texas Department of Transportation to conduct an impaired driver mobilization enforcement program, which will be administered by the Pasadena Police Department. More
February 02, 2012 -- The City of Shoreacres on Thursday reported on the progress of its police station construction. More
February 02, 2012 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a fee schedule for the new Community Center. More
February 02, 2012 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a one-year mosquito control contract with Cypress Creek Pest Control. More
February 01, 2012 -- The City of Pasadena's Multipurpose Recreation Center will host an Open House on February 16. More
February 01, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood recently received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. More
February 01, 2012 -- The Pasadena Police Department will offer a 13-week Citizens Police Academy course beginning on March 6. More
February 01, 2012 -- The City of Shoreacres today announced that Harris County Precinct Two has begun work to replace a failed storm drainage pipe in the center of Shore Acres Boulevard at Taylor Bayou. More
January 31, 2012 -- The Nassau Bay Garden Club will host its Garden Party by the Lake fundraiser on March 23 at the Lakewood Yacht Club. More
January 30, 2012 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has ordered an election for May 12 for three positions on the district's board of trustees. More
January 30, 2012 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area will host "Raise a Glass to CIS", an event on April 16 to honor the organization's community partners. More
January 27, 2012 -- The Houston Yacht Club's Weomen's Sailing Association is accepting applications for the 2012 Windward Bound Sailing Camp for Women. More
January 27, 2012 -- Guidry News Service has learned that State Farm Insurance has notified agents on the Texas Gulf Coast that about 11,000 homeowners’ insurance policies will not be renewed. More
January 27, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, a $14,000 contract with Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. to assist the city in preparing amendments for Round 1 and Round 2.1 projects under the Hurricane Ike Recovery Program through the Texas General Land Office. More
January 26, 2012 -- The Seabrook Association will host its Third Annual Pelican Ball on February 4, with Channel 2 News Anchor Bill Balleza attending as the event's guest speaker. More
January 26, 2012 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently received a $9,875 donation from Boeing, which has provided almost $100,000 to Communities in Schools during the past 10 years. More
January 25, 2012 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a legal services agreement with Taylor Olson Adkins Sralla Elam, LLP for consultation regarding oil and gas regulations. More
January 25, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 5-2, with Dan Becker and Dennis OKeeffe opposed, to change the city’s general election date from May to the uniform election date in November. More
January 24, 2012 -- The Texas Attorney General’s Office has issued three opinions this week, including an opinion that the members of the board of trustees of the Clear Lake City Community Association, a "property owners' association" may not hold a meeting by means of a telephone conference call, even if only one member so participates, except in the limited circumstances. More
January 24, 2012 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to order an election for May 12 for the election of one at-large and three district positions on the board. More
January 24, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted 3-0-1, with Gerry Victor abstaining, to award a $1,637,154 contract to Mar-Con Services, LLC for the reconstruction of multiple city streets, and associated drainage improvements. More
January 24, 2012 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an amendment to the city’s meet and confer agreement with the La Porte Police Officers’ Association to extend the expiration date of the current agreement from March 31 to September 30. More
January 23, 2012 -- The Bay Area Council On Drugs And Alcohol has spotlighted its Youthworks department and its Positive Action curriculum. More
January 23, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood will host a town hall meeting on Thursday to provide information about the upcoming construction along Blackhawk Boulevard. More
January 22, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership presented its Quasar Award to United States Senator John Cornyn at its annual meeting on Friday. More
January 20, 2012 -- The City of Friendswood on Friday announced that five people were recently charged in an ongoing heroin investigation. More
January 20, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, an expenditure of $49,995 for the purchase of a ballistic microscope for the Crime Lab. More
January 20, 2012 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in Houston recently selected NASA Johnson Space Center Director Michael L. Coats to receive the 2012 National Space Trophy. More
January 19, 2012 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to authorize Mayor Brad Emel to make decisions and approve various changes for the Community Center Project, so long as changes amount to $10,000 or less. More
January 19, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 5-2, with Mayor Floyd Myers and Mel Donehue opposed, to rescind its 2011-2012 contract with the Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau and approve a new proposed standardized contract with the organization for tourism services. More
January 18, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the creation of “natural playgrounds” for Pine Gully Park, including approval by the insurance carrier for the park. More
January 18, 2012 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club will host the Bay Cup I Regatta on March 3 on Galveston Bay. More
January 18, 2012 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club will host the national J/105 Mid-Winter Championship Regatta from March 9 through 11 on Galveston Bay. More
January 17, 2012 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau has announced that the 13th Annual Yachty Gras boat parade will host a kick-off party on February 11, and the parade itself on February 18. More
January 17, 2012 -- Friendswood Public Library has announced its upcoming free programs for adults. More
January 17, 2012 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council will host a series of meetings over the next two months to develop a plan for the 13 county region. More
January 16, 2012 -- Clear Springs High School will host the "Rachel's Challenge" program, opening with an event on Thursday. More
January 14, 2012 -- The Texas General Land Office Adopt A Beach Program hosted the 2012 Marine Debris Summit at Moody Gardens Convention Center in Galveston on Friday. More
January 13, 2012 -- Elite Retirement and Financial Solutions, an Office of MetLife, recently partnered with Communities in Schools-Bay Area to provide snack packs to K.E. Little Elementary students. More
January 13, 2012 -- The Bay Area Alliance for Youth and Families will host the 2nd Annual Crazy Krewe event on February 11 at the Clear View Education Center in Webster. More
January 13, 2012 -- The 2012 South West International Boat Show will be held at South Shore Harbour Marina, and will be partnered by GEICO and Sail America. More
January 13, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1, with Don Harrison opposed, to approve, on first reading, an agreement with the City of La Porte to adjust the extraterritorial jurisdiction boundaries between the two cities. More
January 12, 2012 -- The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library in Houston will host a number of events during the month of February. More
January 12, 2012 -- Armand Bayou Nature Center will offer free admission on the third Sunday of every month in 2012 for the "Sunday in Nature" program. More
January 11, 2012 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 4-3, with Dan Becker, Andy Mann and Mike Lee opposed, and Mayor Tim Paulissen casting the tie-breaking vote, to adopt a resolution in support of an application for disaster recovery funding for the construction of a senior citizen housing project. More
January 10, 2012 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday, following an executive session discussion, voted 6-1, with Deirdre Carey Brown opposed, to read a statement into the record standing by the council’s October 17 decision to admonish Brown in connection to an incident involving a confrontation between Brown and a city staff member. More
January 10, 2012 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an industrial district agreement with KTN Gulf Coast, as well as a water service agreement with KTN. More
January 10, 2012 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to order an election for May 12 to elect the mayor and fill three city council positions. More
January 10, 2012 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted 3-0-1, with Nancy Schnell abstaining, to approve a $21,602 agreement with DataVox for the purchase, installation and programming of telephone and data communication equipment. More
January 09, 2012 -- The Bay Area Bluegrass Association will host Bluegrass Night in League City on January 21 at the Johnnie Arolfo Civic Center. More
January 09, 2012 -- The City of La Porte will begin conducting a community citizen survey on January 17 by mail. More
January 09, 2012 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently provided books to students at McWhirter Elementary to take home for their holiday break. More
January 06, 2012 -- The Bay Area Alliance for Youth and Families will hold its second annual CRAZY Krewe event on February 11 at the Clear View Education Center. More
January 06, 2012 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first reading, the purchase of radio equipment and associated accessories from Motorola, Inc. for a total of $439,615. More
January 05, 2012 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area's Assisteens will have its first annual 5k Benefit Run on Saturday at Meader Park in Seabrook. More
January 05, 2012 -- La Porte City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, discussed the process for recruiting candidates as the La Porte's new city manager. More
January 05, 2012 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to allow the city's Planning and Zoning Commission additional time to submit a final report pertaining to the zoning reclassification of property at 917 Kirby. More
January 04, 2012 -- League City is hosting a community interest social on January 10 for individuals and businesses interested in helping plan special events for the city's 50th anniversary. More
January 04, 2012 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a contract for post disaster debris removal and disposal services to Omni Pinnacle as primary contractor. More
January 04, 2012 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to call a city council election for May 12. More
January 03, 2012 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership will present the 2012 Quasar Award to United States Senator John Cornyn on January 20 at the South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center in League City. More
January 03, 2012 -- Griffin Communications Group today announced that Kimberly Nahas has joined the firm as a senior account executive. More
December 29, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an interlocal agreement with the City of Houston to utilize Houston's System Procurement Agreement to purchase radios and radio equipment and to participate in Houston's communication system. More
December 29, 2011 -- Galveston Historical Foundation is seeking support for the restoration of ELISSA, the Tall Ship for Texas, that is berthed at Galveston’s Pier 21. More
December 27, 2011 -- The City of Shoreacres on Tuesday enacted a water outage across the eastern side of the city. More
December 23, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the second and final reading of a contract with Allegiance Benefit Plan Management, Inc, for third party administration of the city's health plan. More
December 21, 2011 -- The Bay Area Council On Drugs And Alcohol urges the public to drive sober this holiday season. More
December 20, 2011 -- The City of League City will hold a public meeting on the Draft Main Street Implementation Plan on January 4 in the Johnnie Arolfo Civic Center. More
December 20, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council, during a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to cancel its regular meeting for December 26. More
December 16, 2011 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership held its annual Holiday Party at The Admiral at Clear Lake on Wednesday. More
December 16, 2011 -- Representatives of the Texas Department of Transportation today updated the Houston-Galveston Area Transportation Policy Council on the Houston-Austin Intercity Rail Study. More
December 16, 2011 -- The Pasadena Police Officer's Union has established a benefit account for Sergeant Matt Novotny, who was injured on Monday while escorting a funeral procession. More
December 16, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-2, with Ornaldo Ybarra and Don Harrison opposed, to approve the final reading of an additional appropriation of $21,844 associated with the acquisition of property at 1202 Southmore. More
December 14, 2011 -- League City City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an application to the Texas General Land Office for projects to be funded by an allocation of $8,246,716 through the Hurricane Ike Community Development Block Grant Round 2.2 Disaster Recovery funds. More
December 13, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena will hold a public vehicle and equipment auction on Saturday at Pasadena's Maintenance Services Building. More
December 13, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood officially opened its new animal control facility on Monday. More
December 13, 2011 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $747,000 bid to T&C Construction, Ltd for various improvements to the city’s wastewater treatment plant and electrical improvements. More
December 13, 2011 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $21,500 contract to Strategic Government Resources for executive search services in the selection of a new city manager. More
December 13, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an agreement with the La Porte Independent School District and the San Jacinto College District to purchase, maintain and operate election equipment. More
December 13, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a consulting agreement with the University of Houston-Clear Lake for the 2012 Foreign Language Assistance Program Local Education Agency. More
December 12, 2011 -- The December 12 issue of Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership’s Business Development Update by Barbara Cutsinger reports that Lummus Technology, a CB&I company, is expanding its Research and Development operations at its Pasadena facility. More
December 12, 2011 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has launched an Internet Radio Station, "Third Rock - America's Space Station", which will feature "a New Rock/Indie/Alternative format". More
December 12, 2011 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership will present the 2012 Quasar Award for exceptional leadership in economic development to United States Senator John Cornyn during BAHEP's annual Quasar Award Banquet on January 20. More
December 11, 2011 -- A representative of Space Exploration Technologies last week testified before a Committee on Economic and Small Business Development of the Texas House of Representatives at a field hearing held in Nassau Bay near the Johnson Space Center More
December 09, 2011 -- La Porte Volunteer Fire Department is now accepting applications for its upcoming recruit class of 2012. More
December 09, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-2, with Ornaldo Ybarra and Don Harrison opposed, to approve, on first reading, the appropriation of an additional $21,844 for closing costs associated with the purhcase of property at 1202 Southmore Avenue. More
December 09, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club Seahorse racer Dane Byerly recently won the Mendleblatt Trophy at the MidWinters Regatta, which was held in New Orleans over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. More
December 09, 2011 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve the taxation of “goods-in-transit” which are otherwise exempt from taxation. More
December 08, 2011 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a contract with QC Laboratories, Inc. to perform material testing and inspection for the El Lago Community Center Project. More
December 07, 2011 -- Employees with the City of League City recently raised more than $1,200 for United Way Galveston County Mainland with a barbeque lunch fundraiser. More
December 07, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint council members Laura Davis and Paul Dunphey as representatives for the review of the Seabrook Volunteer Fire Department contract. More
December 07, 2011 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to submit an application to the Texas General Land Office for funding through the Hurricane Ike Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Round 2.2 Program. More
December 07, 2011 -- League City City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted 4-3, with Dan Becker, Dennis OKeeffe and Andy Mann opposed, to approve a separation pay agreement with Police Chief Michael Jez, officially ending his tenure with the city. More
December 07, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $441,687 contract to Matula & Matula Construction, Inc. for the Green Acres Water Line Project. More
December 06, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 6-1, with Deirdre Carey Brown opposed to submit an application to the Texas General Land Office for Hurricane Ike Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Round 2.2 funds for the expansion of Friendswood Link Road from Blackhawk Boulevard to FM 518. More
December 02, 2011 -- Congressman Gene Green today announced that the Pasadena Health Center has been awarded a $264,791 grant from the United States Department of Health and Human Services. More
December 02, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena on Thursday announced that Nixle, a company that provides the city with mass notification services for public safety, has received the Best Mass Notification System award during the Government Security News 2011 Homeland Security Awards. More
December 02, 2011 -- The City of League City will begin installation of new left turn signals, which feature a flashing yellow signal arrow, on December 6 at several intersections along FM 518. More
December 02, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the second and final reading of an interlocal agreement with Harris County for improvements along Fairmont Parkway from Beltway 8 to Space Center Boulevard. More
December 02, 2011 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to cast three votes in favor of re-electing Gary Jones and three votes in favor of electing Clay Morrison to the Galveston Central Appraisal District. More
December 01, 2011 -- The City of League City has announced detours and road closures to take place on Saturday for the Holiday in the Park Festival and Parade. More
November 29, 2011 -- The City of Seabrook today announced that work will begin on street improvements to El Mar Lane in January, resulting in controlled traffic along the street during the entire project. More
November 29, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution to change the single member district election boundaries for the school board. More
November 29, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a water utility disconnection policy to only disconnect water service for unpaid bills on Wednesdays. More
November 25, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 6-3, with Ornaldo Ybarra, Don Harrison and Pat Van Houte opposed, to accept the donation of land and improvements at at 1031 Lee Avenue from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. More
November 23, 2011 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently received a commitment from Legend Physical Therapy to underwrite the third annual Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament. More
November 22, 2011 -- El Lago City Council on Monday voted unanimously to accept the FY2011 audit of the city’s finances as presented by Belt Harris Pechacek, LLLP. More
November 20, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club member and longtime racer Jack Seitzinger’s “Asylum”, a 1999 Hallberg Rasse, 42’, won “Yacht of the Year” the club's Fall Awards Ceremony. More
November 18, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena will host a number of events this holiday season. More
November 18, 2011 -- Hannah Hughes recently won the 2011 Joseph C. Rauscher Award at Lakewood Yacht Club's Fall Ball and Awards Night. More
November 18, 2011 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area is offering cookbooks for sale, with proceeds to benefit the league's programs. More
November 18, 2011 -- The City of League City has been ranked as one of the 100 "smartest cities int he United States", and among the top 10 smartest cities in Texas, according to the Business Journals' "On Numbers". More
November 18, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 6-3, with Ornaldo Ybarra, Don Harrison and Pat Van Houte opposed, to approve the first reading of an ordinance to accept the donation of land and a building from Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. More
November 17, 2011 -- The Seabrook Economic Development Corporation recently named Technical Automation Services Company the 2011 Business-of-the-Year. More
November 17, 2011 -- League City Acting City Manager Rich Oller on Wednesday named Doug Wologo as acting chief of police. More
November 16, 2011 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to amend the city’s Code of Ordinances to state that the city’s police chief will report directly to the mayor and city council, and not to the city administrator. More
November 16, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an employment agreement with Kelly Templin as the new city manager for Seabrook, effective December 31. More
November 16, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to extend the city’s contract with Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. for bank depository services for a period of one year. More
November 15, 2011 -- Galveston County's Dr. Bernard Milstein of The Eye Clinic of Texas was recently named as a Super Doctor in ophthalmology by Texas Monthly for the seventh year in a row. More
November 15, 2011 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted 7-1, with Tommy Moser opposed, to grant a pipeline permit for ETC NGL Transport, LLC, for the installation of a 20-inch natural gas pipeline through the city. More
November 15, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $1,162,750 contract to R+B Group, Inc. for the reconstruction of Water Plant No. 1 at 619 Shore Acres Boulevard. More
November 15, 2011 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a mutual aid agreement with the Clear Lake Emergency Medical Corps. More
November 14, 2011 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently received a donation from the Associated Credit Union of Texas. More
November 11, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 6-2, with Ornaldo Ybarra and Don Harrison opposed, to approve the final reading of the purchase of a 1.7 acre tract of land and building from JPMorgan Chase Zbank, for a total of $533,093. More
November 10, 2011 -- The City of Seabrook on Wednesday held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Seabrook gateway sign near the entrance to the city's waterfront district. More
November 09, 2011 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to direct the city manager and city attorney to negotiate a separation agreement for Police Chief Michael Jez, ending Jez’s job with the city. More
November 08, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve $14,000 for the renewal of the city’s contract with the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership for economic development services. More
November 08, 2011 -- The James F. Bay Elementary PTA is seeking sponsors and vendors for its upcoming "Winter Wonderland" Festival, which will be held December 3. More
November 07, 2011 -- Nassau Bay citizens recently participated in Beautification Day, which took place at Lake Nassau Park pavilion. More
November 07, 2011 -- The Clear Lake Emergency Medical Corps today announced that it has placed on duty a newly-remounted ambulance with the assistance of a $30,000 grant from the Texas Department of State Health Services. More
November 07, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club recently hosted the Second Annual J/Fest Southwest Regatta on Galveston Bay. More
November 04, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve employment and resignations of employees, as well as administration changes in personnel. Following lengthy discussion, a proposed amendment to remove the city's director of parks and recreation position was not acted upon, but will be discussed at a future executive session. More
November 04, 2011 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted 4-1, with Brenton Spry opposed, to nominate Mayor Bob Cummins and Police Chief Greg Rikard to the Emergency Services Board. More
November 04, 2011 -- The Clear Lake Shores City Hall staff is coordinating a coat drive for needy children at Stewart Elementary School. More
November 03, 2011 -- The City of League City has received the 2011 Agency Certification Award from the University Public Procurement Certification Council. More
November 03, 2011 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted 4-0-1, with Jeff Tave abstaining, to approve general conditions of a contract with Drymalla Construction for the construction of the city's new community center. More
November 03, 2011 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to cast its ballot in favor of re-electing Ed Heathcott to the Harris County Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
November 02, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club racer Jay Lutz, representing the United States Sailing Team in the 2011 Pan American Games, recently won the Silver Medal. More
November 02, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood and Keep Friendswood Beautiful will host the Fall Haul A Day cleanup event on Saturday at Centennial Park. More
November 02, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena will host its second annual "Can Do!" food drive on November 10. More
November 02, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to cast its ballot in favor of the re-election of Ed Heathcott to the Harris County Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
November 02, 2011 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council made no decisions at Tuesday’s meeting, tabling several items, including adoption of a nepotism ordinance, for further discussion at a workshop on Saturday. More
November 02, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, with conditions, a pipeline permit application for Enterprise Crude Pipeline, LLC for the installation of a 134.99 foot section of 18-inch crude oil pipeline. More
November 01, 2011 -- Friendswood Public Library has scheduled several programs for adults throughout November. More
November 01, 2011 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to name Steve Gillett as interim city manager. More
October 31, 2011 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently had its program at Brookside Intermediate School in Friendswood adopted by Home Depot, with the company providing support for students and families at the school. More
October 28, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District on Friday addressed the rumors of school closings. More
October 28, 2011 -- Bay Area Pet Adoptions/SPCA will host Woofstock 2011 on November 5 at the Clear Lake Park Landolt Pavilion, with proceeds benefitting the animals in the organization's adoption program. More
October 28, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a $50,000 contract with Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. to assist the city in preparing the engineering analysis of various eligible projects identified for funding through the General Land Office's Hurricane Ike Recovery Program. More
October 28, 2011 -- The Judith Liebenthal Robinson Ovarian Cancer Foundation will present a special performance of Roger Bean's, The Winter Wonderettes at Stages Repertory Theatre, 3201 Allen Parkway, Houston on Thursday, November 17. More
October 28, 2011 -- The City of League City has issued a reminder that October 31 is the deadline to apply for vacation positions on several of the city's boards and commissions. More
October 27, 2011 -- Island Art Gallery in Seabrook will host the Holiday Champagne Art Show on November 12. More
October 27, 2011 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a maximum price of $1,612,000 for the construction of the city's new community center. More
October 26, 2011 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted to publish a notice of intent to issue certificates of obligation in an amount not to exceed $55 million to fund several water and wastewater infrastructure improvement projects within the city. More
October 25, 2011 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake will host two events, Live Music Night featuring Sparky Koerner and Imagination Station, in November at the center's Gallery. More
October 25, 2011 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to seek a search firm to provide the city with candidates for La Porte’s next city manager. More
October 25, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an agreement with the Clear Lake Emergency Medical Corps to provide emergency medical services for the city. More
October 24, 2011 -- The City of La Porte will hold a 5K Family Fun Run/Walk on November 12 starting at the 5 Points Town Plaza. More
October 24, 2011 -- The Bay Area Council On Drugs and Alcohol today provided tips to avoid the risks of driving under the influence during celebrations on Halloween night. More
October 24, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club recently held its awards ceremony for the Harvest Moon Regatta. More
October 22, 2011 -- Seabrook, which was officially incorporated as a city on October 23, 1961, is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this weekend. More
October 22, 2011 -- Hospice Care Team will hold a 4-week grief support group series called "Coping with the Holidays" beginning on November 14 in the Bay Area. More
October 21, 2011 -- The City of League City will host its annual Harvest Festival on October 29 at League Park. More
October 21, 2011 -- The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will meet on Tuesday at the new Bayport Administration Building at the Bayport Container Terminal in Pasadena. More
October 21, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance granting the Spay-Neuter Assistance Program, Inc. the license to use property in the city for the program's activities for a lease fee of $10 per year. More
October 21, 2011 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership hosted a presentation by Perry Fowler, director of the Heavy, Municipal and Utilities divisions of the Associated General Contractors of Texas, on Proposition 2 on the November ballot; and a presentation by Alan Clark, manager of the transportation and air quality programs for the Houston-Galveston Area Council, who spoke on “Transportation and Air Quality”. More
October 19, 2011 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to hire Simon Torres as a full time patrol officer. More
October 19, 2011 -- The City of League City will implement the first phase of construction for the Louisiana Street Paving and Drainage Project beginning on October 24, resulting in lane closures along portions of Louisiana Avenue and Louisiana Street. More
October 19, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday, following a two-hour executive session, voted unanimously to accept a statement issued admonishing City Council Member Deirdre Carey Brown. More
October 19, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a ban, as needed, on barbeque and cooking equipment at city parks due to drought conditions. More
October 19, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Mayor Floyd Myers opposed, to adopt a 2011 tax rate of $0.28528 per $100 valuation. More
October 18, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 5-2, with Deirdre Carey Brown and Patrick McGinnis opposed, to approve an agreement with the City of Pasadena and other political subdivisions in claims regarding the shared costs of the operation of the Southeast Water Purification Plant. More
October 18, 2011 -- El Lago City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a 2011 tax rate of $0.58635 per $100 valuation. More
October 18, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to approve the purchase of a $39,500 backhoe from CLM Equipment. More
October 17, 2011 -- The Clear Lake Tea Party will host Republican Presidential Candidate Herman Cain on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at the Gulf Greyhound Park. More
October 17, 2011 -- Interfaith Caring Ministries will host its 18th Annual Festival of Trees Fashion Show and Holiday Dinner on November 30-December 1 at the South Shore Harbor Resort and Conference Center. More
October 17, 2011 -- Twila Linblade has posted an update on activities at the Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County. More
October 14, 2011 -- The Freeman Branch Library in Houston will offer its "Girl Scout Express!" program, designed for older Girl Scouts with busy schedules, on November 7. More
October 14, 2011 -- The Freeman Branch Library in Houston will continue its "Crafts-to-Go!" program in November in conjunction with Native American Heritage Month. More
October 14, 2011 -- Kemah will host an Art Walk event on Saturday and Sunday in the Kemah Lighthouse District. More
October 14, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the final reading of the adoption of a 2011 tax rate of $0.591593 per $100 valuation. More
October 13, 2011 -- The Freeman Branch Library in Houston will host a presentation on November 4 regarding the future plans for Moody Gardens. More
October 13, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena will host a prescription drug take-back location at The Summit on October 29 as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. More
October 13, 2011 -- The Galveston Bay Foundation recently held the Bike Around The Bay event, sponsored by Samson. More
October 13, 2011 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area gifted more than 2,000 books to the Boys and Girls Clubs of San Francisco during the organization's recent National Conference in San Francisco. More
October 13, 2011 -- The Prescription Drug Advisory Committee of the Bay Area Alliance for Youth and Families will take back expired or unneeded prescription and non-prescription medications on October 29 at the University of Texas Medical Branch Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes. More
October 12, 2011 -- The Seabrook Economic Development Corporation today announced that Paul Chavez has been named director of economic development. More
October 12, 2011 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to convert a private street into a public roadway, taking over maintenance of a road crossing the Clear Creek Independent School District’s Education Village. More
October 11, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to direct City Administrator David Stall to hire an engineer to design and develop bid specifications for the installation of water system improvements at Old Highway 146. More
October 11, 2011 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a 2011 tax rate of $0.69212 per $100 valuation, the same rate as in 2010. More
October 11, 2011 -- La Porte City Council on Monday accepted the resignation of City Manager Ron Bottoms. More
October 10, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena has announced several Halloween activities that are planned throughout the city this month. More
October 10, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club Vice Commodore A.J. Ross was recently inducted into the Texas Navy. More
October 10, 2011 -- Hunt for Hope, a scavenger hunt fundraiser for Inflammatory Breast Cancer Research funding, will be launched from Stevenson Park in Friendswood on October 23. More
October 09, 2011 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently named its new members of the Board of Directors. More
October 07, 2011 -- Friendswood Animal Advocates is selling personalized paver stones at the new Friendswood Animal Control Facility to raise funds for equipment and improvements at the new shelter. More
October 07, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena will host the Strawberry Stroll and 12th annual Fire Prevention Festival on Saturday at Strawberry Park. More
October 07, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a 2011 tax rate of $0.591593 per $100 valuation. More
October 06, 2011 -- The Nassau Bay Garden Club will host Walk Through The Gardens on November 19 at its five gardens. More
October 06, 2011 -- John Manlove Marketing & Communications, and three of their clients, The Woodlands Development Company, Bridgeland and Partners In Building were honored with 11 prestigious Awards recently. More
October 06, 2011 -- Friendswood Police Department is holding enrollment for a Rape Aggression Defense course that will be held in November. More
October 06, 2011 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt a 2011 tax rate of $0.3486 per $100 valuation. More
October 05, 2011 -- Former Kemah City Administrator Bill Kerber was honored with a reception at the Jimmie Walker Community Center on September 27 Photos
October 05, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to nominate Evelyn Timmons for election to the Galveston Central Appraisal District Board of Directors. More
October 05, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award an $849,795 bid to John Reed and Company, LLC for improvements to Lakeside Drive. More
October 05, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a contract for tourism services with the Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau for FY2012. More
October 04, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 6-1, with Deirdre Carey Brown opposed, to adopt a 2011 tax rate of $0.5902 per $100 valuation on first and final reading. More
October 04, 2011 -- Friendswood Public Library today announced that its eBook collection is now available on the Kindle device or devices using the Kindle app. More
October 03, 2011 -- Bay Area Habitat for Humanity recently raised the walls on another home in Dickinson, Texas due to a $30,000 donation and volunteer manpower from BP. More
October 03, 2011 -- Harris County Precinct Two Commissioner Jack Morman will host a community meeting on October 18 in La Porte to discuss the proposed restoration of the Sylvan Beach Pavilion. More
October 03, 2011 -- The City of League City is accepting applications for vacant positions on several boards and commissions. More
October 03, 2011 -- The City of League City has issued a ban on open-flame burning and outdoor cooking in all city parks due to high risks of fires. More
October 03, 2011 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently received support from United Space Alliance for the dropout prevention program at McWhirter Elementary School. More
October 02, 2011 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will host numerous special events and programs to encourage breast health at its breast imaging locations throughout the Bay Area during October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. More
September 30, 2011 -- The Space Center Rotary will hold the 38th Annual Shrimporee Festival and Auction to support University of Houston-Clear Lake's Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities on October 15 in Clear Lake Park's Landolt Pavilion. More
September 30, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-2, with Ornaldo Ybarra and Don Harrison opposed, to approve the first reading of a $533,093 expenditure for the purchase of a building and 1.7 acre tract of land from JPMorgan Chase Bank. More
September 29, 2011 -- Dr. Franklin Chang Díaz, a veteran of seven Space Shuttle missions, who is the inventor of the Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket (VASIMR), was the featured speaker at Thursday’s meeting of the Webster Business Alliance. More
September 29, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena will host a consumer conservation workshop on October 12 at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
September 28, 2011 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 4-3, with Joanna Sharp Dawson, Mick Phalen and Phyllis Sanborn opposed, and Mayor Tim Paulissen casting the tie-breaking vote, to adopt a tax rate of $0.61 per $100 valuation. More
September 27, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council Member Gerry Victor has posted his justification for voting against the city's 2011/12 Budget More
September 27, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted 4-1, with Nancy Schnell opposed, to adopt a 2011 tax rate of $0.820125 per $100 valuation. More
September 27, 2011 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a 2011 tax rate of $0.71 per $100 valuation. More
September 25, 2011 -- Reporters from the Houston and Galveston area, as well as other media representatives on the space beat who participated by telephone conference call, on Friday were briefed on the Orion spacecraft now being tested and built at NASA and Lockheed Martin facilities in Webster. More
September 23, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena will implement its new "on-demand" trash bag program on October 3, allowing residents to choose the container or bag they use for garbage collection. More
September 23, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an extension to an agreement with East Texas Emergency Medical Service for emergency medical services. More
September 22, 2011 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to propose a 2011 tax rate of $0.58635 per $100 valuation. More
September 22, 2011 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership meeting on Wednesday featured a presentation by Port of Houston Authority Chief Executive Officer Alec Dreyer. More
September 22, 2011 -- Chevron Phillips and Zachry Construction recently received Industry of the Year awards from the City of Pasadena. More
September 22, 2011 -- Fidelity Investments will partner with the City of Nassau Bay to host the RE/MAX Ballunar Liftoff Festival from October 21 through 23 at the NASA Johnson Space Center. More
September 21, 2011 -- The Pasadena Public Library will host its inaugural Green Scene Festival on Saturday. More
September 21, 2011 -- The City of League City will host an event on Saturday to provide information on water use and conservation. More
September 21, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Mayor Floyd Myers opposed, to adopt the FY2012 Budget on first and final reading. More
September 21, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an amendment to the city’s Comprehensive Land Use Matrix and related definitions. More
September 20, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club announced that J/Boat founder Rodney Johnstone will attend the J/Fest Southwest Regatta, which will take place on October 29-30 on Galveston Bay. More
September 19, 2011 -- The City of La Porte is re-introducing its "Keep La Porte Beautiful" program to gather volunteers for beautification efforts. More
September 19, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host a skippers meeting on October 7 in preparation for the upcoming Harvest Moon Regatta. More
September 18, 2011 -- Jim Guidry has posted a commentary applauding last week's Technical Workshop and Symposium for the Gulf Coast Community Protection and Recovery District hosted by Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership which brought together engineers, environmentalists and elected officials from throughout the Gulf Coast Region to discuss storm surge protection. More
September 18, 2011 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is offering undergraduate students the opportunity to test an experiment in microgravity as part of the agency's Reduced Gravity Education Flight Program. More
September 18, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Community Council of PTAs was recognized by the CCISD Board of Trustees at a recent meeting. More
September 18, 2011 -- Griffin Communications Group recently signed a long-term agreement with The Conrad Foundation to provide collaborative leadership and day-to-day operational support for the not-for-profit organization. More
September 18, 2011 -- The City of Shoreacres has posted a news brief regarding the FY 2012 Budget. More
September 16, 2011 -- Three local musicians won prizes at the Galaxy Singer/Songwriter Competition, which took place on Thursday at The Arts Alliance Center. More
September 16, 2011 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership hosted a Technical Workshop and Symposium for the Gulf Coast Community Protection and Recovery District at South Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center on Thursday. More
September 16, 2011 -- The Keller Williams Realty Clear Lake/NASA office recently presented a plaque in appreciation of the Friendswood's first responders to the Friendswood police and fire departments. More
September 16, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-2, with Ornaldo Ybarra and Don Harrison opposed, to adopt, on final reading, the FY2012 Budget, after considering several amendments to the budget. More
September 16, 2011 -- The City of Kemah will close a section of 9th Street at Bradford on Saturday. More
September 16, 2011 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to adopt a 2011 tax rate of $0.25 per $100 valuation. More
September 15, 2011 -- The Houston Yacht Club will host the US Team Racing Championship for the George R. Hinman Trophy from September 29 through October 2. More
September 14, 2011 -- The National Aeronautical and Space Administration today announced that it is ready to move forward with the development of the Space Launch System -- an advanced heavy-lift launch vehicle that will provide an entirely new national capability for human exploration beyond Earth's orbit. More w/Video
September 14, 2011 -- Houston City Council today voted unanimously to reappoint Kase Lawal to the Port of Houston Authority Commission. More
September 14, 2011 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt the FY2012 Budget. More
September 14, 2011 -- "CRAZY" Mamas will host a cupcake social on Thursday at the E.A. Smith YMCA in Webster to kick off its "Not in My Backyard" campaign against underage drinking and drug use. More
September 14, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District is accepting applications for membership in its 2011-2012 School Boundary Advisory Committee. More
September 14, 2011 -- Webster City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to schedule public hearings for October 4 and October 11 to receive comments on the city’s proposed tax increase of 6.76 percent. More
September 14, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted 5-2, with Paul Dunphey and Laura Davis opposed, to adopt the FY2012 Budget. More
September 13, 2011 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt the FY2012 Budget. More
September 13, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 5-2, with Mayor David Smith and Billy Enochs opposed, to approve action regarding access to back-up documentation for city council meetings. More
September 13, 2011 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt the FY2012 Budget. More
September 13, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize the installation of traffic calming devices on Miramar Drive between Fairfield and Baywood streets. More
September 09, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-2, with Don Harrison and Ornaldo Ybarra opposed, to adopt the FY2012 Budget, on first reading. More
September 08, 2011 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to schedule a public hearing for October 5 to receive comments on the city's proposed FY2012 budget. More
September 08, 2011 -- The City of League City encourages residents to participate in the National Moment of Remembrance on Sunday. More
September 07, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to propose a tax rate for 2011 equal to the effective rate of $0.649978 per $100 valuation. More
September 07, 2011 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the budget policy and budgets for FY2012 for several funds, including the General Fund, Roads & Drainage, Vehicle Acquisition, Rainy Day, Economic Development Corporation and Plaza Ten 06 Corporation. More
September 07, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the purchase of a $219,770 brush truck from Martin Apparatus, Inc. More
September 06, 2011 -- The Gulf Coast Community Protection and Recovery District and the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership will host a symposium and evening reception on September 15 at the South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center. More
September 05, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District has announced that a current 8th grade student at Seabrook Intermediate School has earned semifinalist honors in a national science competition. More
September 05, 2011 -- The Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s Bay Area/Galveston Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place on October 8 at Stewart Beach Pavilion in Galveston. More
September 04, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District has announced that a current 8th grade student at Seabrook Intermediate School has earned semifinalist honors in a national science competition. More
September 02, 2011 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted 3-2, with Brenton Spry and Robin Collins opposed, to approve the first reading of a new ordinance regulating all types of amusement rides. More
September 02, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 6-3, with Ornaldo Ybarra, Don Harrison and Pat Van Houte opposed, to approve the final reading of the city's redistricting plan. More
September 01, 2011 -- The City of La Porte will present the results of a traffic study conducted for Main Street during the Planning and Zoning Commission's September 15 meeting. More
September 01, 2011 -- Barbara Cutsinger’s August 31 Business Development Report for the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership includes an update on several new developments at Ellington International Airport. More
September 01, 2011 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation recently made donations to the U.S. Air Force Academy and Texas high school students during its gala awards celebration. More
August 30, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt the 2011-2012 Budget. More
August 30, 2011 -- Kemah City Council on Monday voted unanimously to select Rick Beverlin as the finalist for city administrator. More
August 29, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club has announced that the 25th annual Harvest Moon Regatta will take place on October 13-16, with boats sailing from Galveston to Port Aransas. More
August 29, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood will host a town hall meeting on Wednesday to discuss the formation of a community endowment. More
August 26, 2011 -- Clear Creek Winery will host a booth at the Kemah Boardwalk Wine Fest on September 24. More
August 26, 2011 -- The League City Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association recently received the Alumni Association of the Year award from the Texas Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association Board. More
August 26, 2011 -- The City of League City will host the Clear Lake International Triathlon on Saturday, and is reminding motorists of possible traffic impacts due to road closures associated with the event. More
August 26, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 6-3, with Ornaldo Ybarra, Don Harrison and Pat Van Houte opposed, to adopt a plan for redistricting of the city's single-member council districts and to submit the plan for preclearance with the Department of Justice. More
August 24, 2011 -- La Porte will host the La Porte Texas Airplane and Auto Show on September 24 at the city's municipal airport. More
August 24, 2011 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Andy Mann opposed, to direct staff to redraft a lease agreement for the Butler Longhorn Museum to discuss during the August 30 city council workshop. More
August 23, 2011 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to accept the FY2011 Budget of the La Porte Fire Control, Prevention and Emergency Medical Services District. More
August 23, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to confirm the city’s 2012 election date as in May, and authorized City Administrator David Stall to recommend voting equipment and to negotiate a joint election agreement with La Porte Independent School District and San Jacinto College District. More
August 22, 2011 -- The City of La Porte today issued a reminder to residents that Stage 1 drought contingency measures, which call for voluntary reductions in water usage, remain in effect. More
August 22, 2011 -- The Friendswood Public Library has announced upcoming programs for adults. More
August 22, 2011 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area recently held a meeting for new and prospective members. More
August 22, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host the Second Annual J/Fest Southwest Regatta on October 29-30. More
August 19, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club has announced the winners of the Bay Cup II race, which was held on August 6 on Galveston Bay. More
August 19, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a $1,249,383 contract with Mar-Con Services, LLC for the loop completion of an 18-inch water transmission line. More
August 19, 2011 -- The City of Shoreacres on Thursday reported that the city has experienced an increasing number of water line breaks due to drought conditions. More
August 19, 2011 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted 3-2, with Robin Collins and Brenton Spry opposed, to propose a tax rate equal to the city's rollback rate of $0.269821 per $100 valuation. More
August 18, 2011 -- Bay Area Houston Magazine has launched a new web site, www.BayGroupMedia.com. More
August 18, 2011 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted to approve a recommendation by the Road and Drainage Committee to authorize a bid and a payment of $90,200 to Galveston County in relation to the Hansen Road Paving Project. More
August 18, 2011 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve participation in the Texas Municipal League's Intergovernmental Employee Benefits Pool for continuation of coverage for medical, life, dental and vision insurance for city employees. More
August 18, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to continue holding elections in May utilizing paper ballots, and to purchase an Automark voting machine to meet requirements for disabled voter access. More
August 17, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to effectively keep its May election date for 2012 by approving a contract with ES&S for the lease of electronic voting equipment. More
August 16, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena will hold a vehicle auction on Saturday at the Maintenance Services Facility. More
August 16, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to deny granting a seismic testing permit to Denbury Onshore, LLC. More
August 16, 2011 -- The City of Shoreacres has put into place voluntary water restrictions under the city's drought contingency plan. More
August 15, 2011 -- The City of La Porte will host its annual health and safety fair on September 17 at La Porte Junior High. More
August 13, 2011 -- Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library has announced several activities scheduled for the month of September. More
August 13, 2011 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake will host a special exhibit titled “Celebrating Shuttle: An American Icon” on display August 23 – September 28 in the university’s Bayou Building. More
August 12, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a $377,359 contract with SER Construction Partners, Ltd for the Convention Center Cross-Over on Fairmont Parkway. More
August 12, 2011 -- The City of La Porte has reinstated its Stage 1 drought contingency alert and is calling for voluntary reductions in water usage by residents and business owners. More
August 11, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena will host its Senior Expo on August 17 at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
August 11, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees is seeking nominations for the CCISD Citizen of the Year for 2011. More
August 11, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood will host a town hall meeting on Augsut 31 to discuss the formation of a community endowment. More
August 10, 2011 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted on several items related to an employment contract with Acting City Manager Rich Oller. More
August 09, 2011 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake will host the 2011-2012 season of the Clear Lake Association of Senior Programs lecture series from September through May. More
August 09, 2011 -- Clear Creek Community Church in League City will host the Global Leadership Summit on Thursday and Friday. More
August 09, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $550,348 contract to General Contractor Services for construction of a new police station at 602 Shore Acres Boulevard. More
August 09, 2011 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to appoint five members to the Fair Housing Activity Statement-Texas Work Group for the Hurricane Recovery Program. More
August 09, 2011 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize the use of paper ballots for the May 2012 and 2013 city elections. More
August 08, 2011 -- The Legends of Clear Lake will perform on Thursday at Cullen's Live. More
August 06, 2011 -- The Boeing Company on Thursday announced it has selected the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket to launch the Boeing Crew Space Transportation-100 spacecraft from Florida’s Space Coast. More
August 05, 2011 -- From the lift off of Space Shuttle Atlantis from NASA's Kennedy Space Center at 11:29 a.m. EDT on July 8, 2011, to the landing on Runway 15 at Kennedy Space Center’s Shuttle Landing Facility at 9:57 a.m. EDT on Thursday, July 21, 2011, the world watched as the STS-135 astronauts flawless, perfectly executed mission provided a story book ending to the final Space Shuttle Flight of NASA's Space Shuttle Program. More
August 05, 2011 -- The Westbrook Intermediate School Band recently won the 2011 Texas State Honor Band competition. More
August 05, 2011 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to approve an employment agreement with Greg Rikard as chief of the Kemah Police Department. More
August 05, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an advance funding agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for the installation and interconnection of traffic signals in various locations in Pasadena. More
August 05, 2011 -- John Hofmeister, founder and chief executive officer of Citizens for Affordable Energy, former president of Shell Oil Company and author of “Why We Hate the Oil Companies: Straight Talk from an Energy Insider,” was the featured speaker at Thursday’s general membership meeting of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership. More
August 04, 2011 -- The Lunar Rendezvous Festival recently hosted its 46th Annual Fashion Show, "Glitter in the Sky", at the San Luis Convention Center Ballroom. More
August 04, 2011 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to confirm appointments of various officials and members of boards and commissions of the city. More
August 04, 2011 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve the 2011-2012 budget for the Lakeview Police Department. More
August 03, 2011 -- The Lunar Rendezvous Festival recently held its Sunset Service, "Soar on Wings like Eagles" at Clear Lake United Methodist Church. More
August 03, 2011 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Kenneth Cook as interim police chief. More
August 03, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to designate $7,500 from the 2011-2012 Hotel Occupancy Tax Budget to sponsor the 2012 Texas Outlaw Challenge. More
August 03, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 5-1-1, with Beverly Gaines opposed and Mayor Floyd Myers abstaining, to approve the first reading of an amendment to prevent the use of certain party favors in city parks. More
August 02, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 5-1, with Deirdre Carey Brown opposed, to approve, on first and final reading, an amendment to the city’s budget for 2010-2011. More
August 01, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood will host a screening of the 2010 remake of The Karate Kid on Friday at Centennial Park as part of the city's "Movies in the Park" series. More
July 29, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a contract for the purchase of 11 Ford vehicles from Philpott Motors, Ltd. More
July 28, 2011 -- The “Texas Salute to Military Service” Summer Fashion Show was held at Landry’s Seafood Restaurant in Kemah, More
July 28, 2011 -- The Political Protocol Committee of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership hosted the 82nd Legislative Update on Wednesday at South Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center. More
July 28, 2011 -- The Friendswood Public Library has announced its schedule of adults programs through August. More
July 28, 2011 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently partnered with Volunteer Houston-Bay Area to provide students with opportunities to participate in community service projects. More
July 28, 2011 -- The Clear Lake Tea Party will host a "job interview" on August 11 of candidates to succeed Kay Bailey Hutchison as United States Senator. More
July 27, 2011 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 5-2, with Dan Becker and Andy Mann opposed, to appoint Assistant City Manager of Public Works Rich Oller as acting city manager. More
July 27, 2011 -- The final results of the United States Optimist Dingy Sailing Association National Championship Regatta have been announced. More
July 26, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood recently received the State Comptroller's Gold Leadership Circle Award for implementing financial transparency. More
July 26, 2011 -- The Jeanette Williams Foundation will host a performance by the Legends of Clear Lake on August 11 at Cullen's Live. More
July 26, 2011 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted to approve an ordinance authorizing an agreement with the City of Morgan’s Point for emergency 9-1-1 dispatch and jail services, fire protection and emergency medical services. More
July 26, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 4-1, with Deirdre Carey Brown opposed, to endorse a settlement agreement between Texas-New Mexico Power Company and cities served by the power company regarding the deployment of Advanced Metering Systems and a surcharge for installation of the new meters. More
July 26, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve the final reading of a policy change to allow the district to sell advertising on various items to help offset reductions in state funding to the school. More
July 26, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday received an update regarding the city’s water system, which was damaged during Hurricane Ike. More
July 25, 2011 -- As the 46th Lunar Rendezvous Festival comes close to its grand finale, it recaps the past week's events. More
July 25, 2011 -- Friendswood resident, Terry Arnold, leads the effort to score a win in the PUMA Project Pink! for MD Anderson's Morgan Welch Clinic. This clinic was the first of its kind, opened in 2006, just one year prior to Ms. Arnold being diagnosed with Inflammatory Breast Cancer, (IBC) a rare but fatal form of breast cancer. More
July 24, 2011 -- The 2011 OPTI National Championships, hosted by Houston Yacht Club, in La Porte was held last week. More
July 24, 2011 -- Erin Michelle Kay of Galveston was crowned Miss Bay Area and will vie for the MISS TEXAS USA title September 5 at the Hilton-Americas Houston Hotel. More
July 23, 2011 -- A huge crowd welcomed home the STS-135 astronauts completing the successful 13 day mission on Space Shuttle Atlantis. More
July 22, 2011 -- The Laura Recovery Center and the Greater Houston Search Dog Team on Saturday will search a ravine in Spring, Texas near where 16 year old Ali Lowitzer disappeared 15 months ago. More
July 22, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club has scheduled the 2011 Bay Cup II regatta for August 6. More
July 22, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted to approve the final reading of a $100,000 agreement with Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody, PC for legal services concerning water or other utilities. More
July 21, 2011 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted to direct the city attorney to clarify the city's building permit fees to state that charges for building fees are based on retail values. More
July 21, 2011 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to deny a cost of service adjustment requested by CenterPoint Energy Entex for natural gas service. More
July 20, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 5-0-1, with Mayor Floyd Myers abstaining, to approve the FY2012 budget for the Webster Economic Development Corporation. More
July 20, 2011 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to commission an investigation of a complaint against Police Chief and City Administrator Paul Shelley and the city’s police department. More
July 20, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted 4-3, with Mayor Glenn Royal, Laura Davis, Don Holbrook and Mike Giangrosso in favor, and Paul Dunphey, Thom Kolupski and Kim Morrell opposed, to deny a request to rezone approximately 13.82 acres of property from a Medium Commercial District to a Light Industrial District. More
July 18, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood Community Services Department will host its first "Spike It @ Stevenson" sand volleyball tournament on August 6. More
July 16, 2011 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake will host four separate events during the month of August. More
July 16, 2011 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake will host the Galaxy Music Awards Singer-Songwriter Competition on September 15; The deadline to enter is September 1. More
July 16, 2011 -- The City of La Porte will present the video "Community of Choices" during the July Main Street Morning Brew, which will be held on July 27 at Chocolates by Mark. More
July 16, 2011 -- Galveston County Sheriff’s investigators have arrested a Bacliff man in the stabbing death of a 31year old man. More
July 15, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $71,280 contract to MLG Construction, Inc. in connection with the Housing Rehabilitation Services Program for the demolition and reconstruction of a new single family home at 302 E. Thomas Avenue. More
July 15, 2011 -- Freeman Branch Library at 16616 Diana Lane in Houston has published information on its end of summer activities. More
July 14, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood Community Services Department will host a Dive-In Movie at the Friendswood City Pool, 900 Cedarwood on Saturday night. More
July 13, 2011 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Dan Becker opposed, to approve a termination package for City Manager Marcus Jahns, who recently tendered his resignation. More
July 12, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a new official zoning map for the City of Friendswood. More
July 12, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council voted 5-0 to pay the city’s invoices in the only action item on Monday’s regular meeting. More
July 12, 2011 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a beer and wine permit for on-premise sale and consumption at Bullritos, a new restaurant at 1820 NASA Parkway. More
July 11, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena says that the drought has led to an unprecedented number of leaks in water lines, and urges residents to remain patient when requesting service for a water leak. More
July 11, 2011 -- The Pasadena Industrial Community Network has presented the Industry of the Month Award for June to LyondellBasel. More
July 08, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1, with Jackie Welch opposed, to appoint Erv Brannon to serve as mayor pro tem for this year and to appoint Ornaldo Ybarra as mayor pro tem the following year. More
July 08, 2011 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to approve the semi-annual ad in the Post Oak Publishing Clear Lake Area Newcomer's Guide. More
July 07, 2011 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted 3-2, with Jeff Tave and Carolynn Stanley opposed, to approve a $500 contribution to Bryanna Bradley, who will represent the city in the Miss Texas USA Pageant. More
July 07, 2011 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to reappoint Anthony Bentley as the city’s Health Officer and to appoint Patrick Brant as Emergency Management Coordinator. More
July 07, 2011 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake has been named to the 2010 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. More
July 06, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation recently donated $20,000 to Clear Horizons Early College High School. More
July 06, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District recently announced leadership changes for the 2011-2012 school year. More
July 06, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Administrator David Stall has filed a report on a fire in his city that left a resident homeless. More
July 06, 2011 -- Students from the University of Houston and University of Houston-Clear Lake recently studied abroad in Turkey. More
July 06, 2011 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted to modify its interlocal agreement with the Galveston County Health Department regarding animal control. More
July 06, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted 4-1-1, with Mayor Glenn Royal opposed and Paul Dunphey recusing himself, to approve a conditional use permit for a Motorcycle Sales and Service Shop at 910 Bayport Boulevard. More
July 06, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Vickie Jackson of the Hilton Garden Inn to fill an unexpired term of the Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors. More
July 06, 2011 -- The Eye Clinic of Texas will mark the 20th Anniversary of Laser Vision Correction on Thursday at the The Laser Center in League City. More
July 02, 2011 -- The first Orion/Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, a type of next generation spacecraft, is currently being prepared for testing at Lockheed Martin. More
July 01, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize city staff to apply for a grant from the United States Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance. More
June 30, 2011 -- Johnson Space Center invited reporters covering NASA’s last shuttle mission for a Shuttle Program Overview. More
June 30, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena on Wednesday responded to inquiries regarding soot deposited from a warehouse fire that occurred on June 26 in the 6200 block of Spencer Highway. More
June 30, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood has established temporary no parking zones for the city's Fourth of July celebrations. More
June 30, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District has presented a two-year financial outlook for the district, which includes several recommendations for budget cuts due to anticipated state allocation reductions during the next two school years. More
June 29, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena on Tuesday issued its water quality report for 2010, which shows that the city's water tested within safety measurements. More
June 29, 2011 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake today announced that the university has received approval from the state to offer freshman and sophomore level courses. More
June 29, 2011 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 5-2, with Andy Mann and Dennis OKeeffe opposed, to approve the first reading of an ordinance regulating golf carts on public roadways. More
June 28, 2011 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to name Chuck Engelken as mayor pro tem. More
June 28, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted 6-1, with Ken Baliker opposed, to approve a local policy regarding advertising and fund raising in the schools. More
June 28, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to appoint John Morgan as the city’s alternate judge of the municipal court. More
June 24, 2011 -- Volunteer Pasadena still has volunteer openings for the City of Pasadena's 4th Fest event at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
June 24, 2011 -- Houston Fire Department today battled a grass fire in an area between Old Galveston Road and the Gulf Freeway just north of Clear Lake City Boulevard. More
June 24, 2011 -- Keep Friendswood Beautiful has been recognized as a Silver Star Affiliate by Keep Texas Beautiful for its implementation of its beautification programs. More
June 24, 2011 -- The City of La Porte today lifted its Stage 1 drought contingency alert due to recent rainfall in the area. More
June 24, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1, with Don Harrison opposed, to approve the second reading of an amendment to the 2011 budget. More
June 23, 2011 -- Science Applications International Corporation employees were recently honored by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Astronaut Corps Silver Snoopy Award. More
June 23, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood will host its Movie in the Park series during the summer, beginning July 15 with a screening of "Despicable Me". More
June 23, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District on Wednesday announced that its Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) test preliminary scores are above the statewide passing rate. More
June 23, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena will host a vehicle auction on Saturday at the city's maintenance services facility. More
June 22, 2011 -- Friends of the Butler Longhorn Museum will host an inaugural fundraiser on July 8 at the South Shore Harbour Resort. More
June 22, 2011 -- Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library will host author Joe Sutton on July 18. More
June 22, 2011 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday drew a crowd that filled the city’s Club House building to its capacity of 125 people, who were interested in the evaluation of Police Chief and City Administrator Paul Shelley. More
June 22, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Mayor Floyd Myers opposed, to approve $689,972 for the purchase of a PUC rescue vehicle from Martin Apparatus, Inc. More
June 22, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to raise the pay rate for all judges from $100 per hour to $150 per hour for the current budget year. More
June 21, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to advertise a request for proposals for the city’s solid waste and recycling services agreement. More
June 21, 2011 -- The City of La Porte will host a presentation by the Southwest Trade Adjustment Assistance Center during the Main Street Morning Brew on June 29. More
June 20, 2011 -- The Lunar Rendezvous Festival recently held its 46th annual sponsor appreciation party. More
June 20, 2011 -- Bay Area Turning Point will host a celebration for its 20th anniversary on October 1. More
June 20, 2011 -- The Friendswood Fire Marshal's Office today issued a reminder that possession or discharge of fireworks within the city is prohibited. More
June 20, 2011 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club will host the Beneteau Owners Rendevous Regatta on July 8-10. More
June 17, 2011 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Business Development Director Barbara Cutsinger updated readers of her Business Development Update on “the biggest lease of the year” in her June 17 issue. More
June 17, 2011 -- The Bay Area Alliance recently hosted its 2011 annual meeting. More
June 17, 2011 -- The Lunar Rendevous Festival will host a variety of events throughout July. More
June 17, 2011 -- The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library will host its "Crafts-to-Go" programs in July. More
June 17, 2011 -- The City of La Porte has implemented a Stage 1 drought contingency alert. More
June 17, 2011 -- The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library will host a summer reading program in August for students in Clear Creek Independent School District. More
June 17, 2011 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted to approve a payment of $28,143 for the storm water pump station project. More
June 17, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1, with Don Harrison opposed, to approve the first reading of an amendment to the city's budget. More
June 16, 2011 -- Johnson Space Center on Thursday invited reporters covering the mission to meet with the STS-135 crew and the ascent flight control team which is currently training for the mission. More
June 16, 2011 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area recently presented a check to the University of Houston-Clear Lake for scholarships to the university's Kids' U summer educational program. More
June 16, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club is inviting sail boat enthusiasts to participate in its regattas taking place in Galveston Bay. More
June 16, 2011 -- The City of League City today activated Stage 3 of its Drought Contingency Plan due to current water usage, which includes mandatory restrictions on watering, washing of motor vehicles, and prohibition of operating ornamental fountains or ponds. More
June 16, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood will begin lane closures associated with the Melody Lane reconstruction project on Monday. More
June 15, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation recently awarded scholarships throughout the district. More
June 15, 2011 -- The City of La Porte today implemented a Stage 1 "Mild Conditions" drought contingency alert, and is requesting that residents and commercial users reduce their water consumption and restrict lawn watering to every other day. More
June 15, 2011 -- During League City City Council’s meeting on Tuesday, City Manager Marcus Jahns and Assistant City Manager for Public Works Rich Oller announced their intentions to resign. More
June 15, 2011 -- The City of League City will host a public meeting on June 22 regarding the Main Street Implementation Plan. More
June 15, 2011 -- League City City Council and the League City Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing related to oil and gas drilling and production on Thursday. More
June 15, 2011 -- League City City Manager Marcus Jahns and Assistant City Manager for Public Works Rich Oller submitted their resignations during the city council meeting on Tuesday. More
June 14, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood today urged residents to observe the city's Stage 1 water restrictions, which implements voluntary limitations on outdoor watering, while repairs continue on a leaking water line. More
June 14, 2011 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize funding for the City of La Porte Industrial Waste Pretreatment Program. More
June 14, 2011 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $303,969 bid to Generators of Houston for the purchase of generators for city facilities. More
June 14, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize City Administrator David Stall to retain the services of an architect for the professional services associated with the renovation of the city’s public works building. More
June 13, 2011 -- The Bay Area Bluegrass Association will host the Fire on the Strings Bluegrass Music Festival on Friday, July 15 through Saturday, July 16 at South Shore Harbour Resort in League City. More
June 10, 2011 -- University of Houston-Clear Lake's Art Gallery recently hosted a reception to announce the opening of the Graduate Student Exhibition 2011 that runs through August 25. More
June 10, 2011 -- Sugar Land, La Porte and Pasadena will hold runoff elections on Saturday, with voters casting ballots to finalize undecided city council races in each of the three cities. More
June 10, 2011 -- Texas-New Mexico Power Company will be performing maintenance on their main power lines that run through Friendswood from League City to Alvin on Saturday and Sunday. More
June 10, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt the 2010 Water Quality Report for the city and Pasadena El Cary Estates public water systems. More
June 10, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood has reported that repairs on a damaged water line have been postponed until Monday, and is asking residents to suspend all outdoor watering once repairs begin. More
June 09, 2011 -- Hospice Care Team will begin a summer grief support group series, “Hands Together,” on June 21. More
June 09, 2011 -- The 7th Annual Salute to Heroes Reception will be held on June 23 at the South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center. More
June 09, 2011 -- El Lago City Council, in a special meeting on Wednesday, voted to approve schematic designs for the city's new community center. More
June 08, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood reports that a leak in a main water line requires additional conservation measures. More
June 08, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood on Tuesday released its Consumer Confidence Report from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on the city's water quality. More
June 08, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an amendment to the city’s sign ordinance removing regulations limiting businesses' wall-mounted or projecting signs to two sides of the building. More
June 08, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Joe Winter, Natalie Picha and John Chisler to the newly-formed Civil Service Commission. More
June 07, 2011 -- The deadline to turn in parade and booth applications to the City of Friendswood for its annual Fourth of July Celebration has been extended to June 24. More
June 07, 2011 -- Council Member Mike Sullivan recently reported that discussions between the City of Houston and the Clear Lake City Water Authority regarding the new drainage fee are proving to be productive. More
June 07, 2011 -- Harris County Commissioners Court today voted 4-0 to restrict the sale and use of certain fireworks immediately. More
June 07, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood today initiated voluntary outdoor watering limitations, part of the city's drought contingency plan, due to current weather conditions. More
June 07, 2011 -- Representatives of Sierra Nevada Corporation were honored guests at a luncheon on Monday following the signing of a Space Act Agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration at the Johnson Space Center for the Dream Chaser low earth orbit space vehicle. More
June 07, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 5-1, with Mayor David Smith opposed, to retain the firm of Ross, Banks, May, Cron & Cavin, PC, to provide city attorney services for Friendswood. More
June 06, 2011 -- The Reliant Energy Torch Relay will launch at the NASA Johnson Space Center on Wednesday, in advance of the 2011 Senior Games. More
June 06, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host the 2011 Day Sailer Association North American Championship Regatta on June 19. More
June 06, 2011 -- The Terrace at Clear Lake will host a free workshop on VA aid and attendance pension benefits on June 16. More
June 06, 2011 -- The Nassau Bay Garden Club recently held a floral design contest in conjunction with The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake. More
June 04, 2011 -- AMOCO Federal Credit Union has donated $10,000 to Communities in Schools-Bay Area. More
June 04, 2011 -- “Tropical Aggression”, a sailboat owned and skippered by Stuart Lindow, claimed first place overall in the Sea Lake Yacht Sales Shoe Regatta. More
June 03, 2011 -- The Mainland Eagle Riders of Aerie No. 3199 in Bacliff will host the Second Annual Shriner Burn Hospital Galveston Fundraiser on June 11-12. More
June 03, 2011 -- The astronauts who flew the final mission of the Space Shuttle Endeavour returned to the Johnson Space Center on Thursday and were welcomed by a large crowd. More
June 03, 2011 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to seek resumes for city administrator. More
June 03, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the final reading of an ordinance granting Legend Natural Gas II, LP franchise rights and permitting for placing and maintaining a natural gas pipeline within the city limits. More
June 03, 2011 -- Jamey Rootes, president of the Houston Texans football team, was the featured speaker at Thursday’s meeting of the Webster Business Alliance. More
June 02, 2011 -- Altus Cancer Center in Baytown will offer free hot air balloon rides for cancer survivors on Friday as part of National Cancer Survivors Day. More
June 02, 2011 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday tabled action on a resolution clarifying the wording for building permit fees, leaving the fee charged a one percent of builder's cost. More
June 02, 2011 -- The Houston Yacht Club will host the 2011 Leukemia Cup Regatta on June 24-26, with proceeds benefitting the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. More
June 02, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District will hold town hall meetings on June 6 and June 7 to discuss budget recommendations made by the Citizens Finance Advisory Committee. More
June 02, 2011 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to reappoint Lilian Norman-Keeney as mayor pro tem. More
June 01, 2011 -- Congressman Gene Green will host a blood drive in Pasadena on Saturday to benefit military service members and their families. More
June 01, 2011 -- The City of League City today began assuming maintenance and operation responsibilities from the Texas Department of Transportation for traffic signals on state highways within the city. More
May 31, 2011 -- The Galveston Bay Foundation staff, Samson volunteers, and students from Clifton Middle School recently participated in the foundation's Get Hip to Habitat program. More
May 31, 2011 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake is holding registration for its Summer Arts Camp. More
May 31, 2011 -- The Texas Center for the Missing recently presented an award to Stephany Villagomez-Tamayo of DeZavala Middle School in Pasadena, the state winner of the National Missing Children's Day Poster Contest. More
May 30, 2011 -- State Senator Mike Jackson has been elected by his colleagues to serve as the 263rd president pro tempore of the Texas Senate. More
May 30, 2011 -- The Seabrook Intermediate Rocket Team competed in the National Team America Rocketry Challenge in Manassas, Virginia on Saturday, May 14 More
May 30, 2011 -- The Laura Recovery Center for Missing Children in Friendswood has been named one of 500 finalists in Toyota's 100 Cars for Good Program, a program that provides vehicles to non-profit organizations. More
May 27, 2011 -- The Rotary Club of Friendswood recently presented scholarships to graduates from Clear Brook and Friendswood high schools. More
May 27, 2011 -- The Bay Area Bluegrass Association will host "Bluegrass Night in League City" on June 18 at the Arolfo Civic Center. More
May 27, 2011 -- The Clear Lake Fencing Club and the Glaveston Fencing Club will hold a memorial tournament in honor of Waler Jerome "Jerry Dunaway" on Saturday at the O'Connell College Preparatory School in Galveston. More
May 27, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to canvass the returns and declare the results of the May 14 General Election. More
May 26, 2011 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to re-elect Amy Carr to serve as mayor pro tem. More
May 26, 2011 -- The City of League City today implemented the first stage of the city's drought contingency plan due to high water usage during the past week, calling for voluntary water conservation. More
May 25, 2011 -- Pat Patton reports that the 57th annual Texas Music Festival, Village Fair & BBQ Cook-off, at the Walter Hall Park in League City, on Friday May 6th, and Saturday May 7th was a tremendous success! More
May 25, 2011 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 5-1, with Dan Becker opposed, to approve a professional services agreement with Pierce Goodwin Alexander & Linville for architectural and engineering design of the new Public Safety & Municipal Court Center. More
May 25, 2011 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell today commended NASA's decision to base the Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle on designs and development by Lockheed Martin Corporation. More
May 25, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to re-elect Richard Adams as mayor pro tem. More
May 25, 2011 -- CORRECTION: Guidry News Service incorrectly reported last week that Harris County Judge Ed Emmett suggested in a speech to the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership that light rail, rather than full size commuter rail, be considered for the Houston to Galveston route. Instead, Emmett specifically noted that no one has envisioned the line as a light rail line, but as a less-expensive commuter rail line that could someday serve as a pre-cursor to a high-speed rail project. Corrected Article
May 24, 2011 -- The Friendswood Police Department reports that a call from a resident about suspicious activities at a neighbors home resulted in the arrest of a burglary suspect. More
May 24, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve an estimated $6.5 million contract with Borden, Kurz and Labatt for general food and full service food distribution. More
May 24, 2011 -- The Harris County Community Services Department today announced that ridership using Harris County Transit service between Pasadena and La Porte has increased. More
May 24, 2011 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to appoint members to the city’s Redistricting Committee, and establishing the powers and duties of the committee. More
May 23, 2011 -- Today the Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, which will last at more than 800 American museums from Memorial Day through Labor Day this year. More
May 21, 2011 -- Assistance League of the Bay Area was recently named Clear Creek Independent School District's 2011 Community Partner of the Year. More
May 20, 2011 -- The Friendswood Rotary Club recently inducted Kenneth Holbrook as a new member of the club. More
May 20, 2011 -- The City of Seabrook will construct a community gateway sign at 10th Street and State Highway 146 as part of the "Project Stars" master-plan initiative. More
May 20, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the final reading of an interlocal agreement with the City of Baytown for a wood grinding and material handling services contract. More
May 20, 2011 -- The City of League City will partner with American Legion Post 544 to present a Memorial Day Ceremony on May 30 at Fairview Cemetery. More
May 20, 2011 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted 3-1-1, with Kelly Williams opposed and Wayne Rast abstaining, to appoint Daniel Cook to the Kemah Community Development Board of Directors. More
May 20, 2011 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and Galveston County Judge Mark Henry gave state of the county addresses to the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership General Membership meeting at Lakewood Yacht Club on Wednesday. More
May 20, 2011 -- The City of La Porte will hold a runoff election on June 11 for City Council At-Large Position B. More
May 19, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood is urging citizens to participate in hurricane preparedness activities. More
May 19, 2011 -- The League City Police Department today announced that the department will step up enforcement through its "Click It or Ticket" campaign on drivers not wearing seatbelts. More
May 19, 2011 -- The Pasadena Office of Emergency Management will conduct a test of the city's siren system today at 6 p.m. More
May 18, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to approve an order canvassing the returns of the May 14 election, and administered the oath of office to incoming Mayor Glenn Royal and Council Member Mike Giangrosso. More
May 18, 2011 -- League City City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to authorize and direct staff to issue a letter of intent to enter into an earnest money contract for the purchase of land within the city. More
May 18, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved the canvassing of the results of the May 14 General Election, and administered the oath of office to incoming Council Member Bill Jones. More
May 17, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 6-1, with Deirdre Carey Brown opposed, to suspend enforcement of the city’s appointment policy for boards, committees and commissions. More
May 16, 2011 -- League City officials report that Houston Avenue is open to Southbound Traffic only until a project to convert Houston Avenue from an open ditch rural roadway to a concrete curb and gutter, enclosed storm sewer roadway is finished, estimated at June 19. More
May 16, 2011 -- The City of League City will host a hurricane preparedness workshop on May 21. More
May 16, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood will host a Memorial Day ceremony on May 30 at the Veterans Memorial adjacent to City Hall. More
May 16, 2011 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau recently held events to commemorate National Travel and Tourism Week, which is observed May 7-15. More
May 15, 2011 -- Incumbent mayors of League City and Kemah were defeated by challengers and the mayor of La Marque was recalled; mayors of Pearland, Alvin and Beaumont were reelected; two new members were elected to the College of the Mainland Board of Directors but the COM bond issue is undecided; and voters in Galveston approved a plan to charge fees to park on the Seawall. More
May 14, 2011 -- The City of Shoreacres has released the unofficial results of the May 14 General Election, stating that all three incumbents have received enough votes to retain their seats on the city council. More
May 14, 2011 -- Jill Smitherman, a volunteer member of Assistance League of the Bay Area, and its resale shop chair, was honored as one of twelve 2011 Mayor’s Volunteer Houston Award Winners at the Mayor’s Volunteer Houston Awards luncheon on Thursday, May 5 at the Hilton Americas-Houston. More
May 14, 2011 -- The Summer Reading Program for children kicks off Friday, June 3 at Freeman Branch Library. More
May 13, 2011 -- The Keels & Wheels Concour d'Elegance recently held a raffle ticket drawing for a Mercedes-Benz C Class sedan during the 16th annual Keels & Wheels event. More
May 13, 2011 -- Students with K.E. Little Elementary School in Bacliff recently attended the school's career fair. More
May 13, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an interlocal agreement with the City of Baytown for a wood grinding and material handling services contract. More
May 12, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena will officially open three new splash pads on Saturday, and will open the city pools on June 4. More
May 12, 2011 -- The City of Shoreacres today announced that the city will begin routine mowing of all ditches in need of attention throughout Shoreacres. More
May 12, 2011 -- Friendswood Police Department today announced that the recent Prescription Drug Take Back Day event the department participated in collected more than 300 pounds of unwanted and expired drugs. More
May 12, 2011 -- The Laura Recovery Center recently announced that Cody Westphal, a Friendswood High School graduate, has been named the 2011 recipient of the Laura Smith Scholarship. More
May 12, 2011 -- Kemah City Council canceled a special meeting set for noon on Wednesday due to the lack of a quorum. More
May 11, 2011 -- The Ravello at Tuscan Lakes will host its annual "Taste of the Town" event on May 19, with proceeds from the event benefitting St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital. More
May 11, 2011 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $9.08 million bid to Brookstone Construction for the Eastern Regional Park Project. More
May 11, 2011 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently received accreditation from the National Communities in Schools organization. More
May 11, 2011 -- Terry Arnold, who has completed treatment for inflammatory breast cancer, reports on a resolution read at the Texas State Capitol on May 4. More
May 10, 2011 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Kyle Rone and Jerry Newberry as alternate members to the Building Board of Adjustment. More
May 10, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize City Adminstrator David Stall to advertise for bids to immediately replace water lines along three blocks. More
May 10, 2011 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a 60-month contract to Pitney Bowes for a mail solution system. More
May 10, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood will host a groundbreaking ceremony on May 17 for the city's new animal control facility. More
May 09, 2011 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement (RNASA) Foundation celebrated its silver anniversary on May 6, 2011 by presenting the National Space Trophy to former Commander of U.S. Strategic Command and former Astronaut General Kevin P. Chilton, USAF (Ret.), and recognizing 25 individuals and seven teams with Stellar Awards. More
May 09, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena on Friday announced that the city's new AM radio emergency broadcast station is now operational at 830 AM. More
May 09, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation recently presented a $72,832 donation to Bayside Intermediate School to fund the Bayside Career Exploration Technology Lab. More
May 09, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club racer Doug Shaffer and his crew recently took first place in the Charleston Race Week regatta. More
May 06, 2011 -- The Rotary Club of Friendswood recently received the Presidential Citation and Achievement Award for the renovation of the Rotary Pavilion in Stevenson Park. More
May 06, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a $661,562 contract with McGriff, Seibels & Williams of Texas, Inc. for the city's property insurance policy. More
May 06, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host the 2011 Day Sailer Association North American Championship Regatta on June 19-24. More
May 06, 2011 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to endorse reappointments and one appointment to the Galveston County United Board of Health. More
May 05, 2011 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday discussed the city's recent 50th Anniversary City Celebration. More
May 04, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 6-0-1, with Mayor Floyd Myers abstaining, to approve a motion not to provide bus service for El Camino Real. More
May 04, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted 5-0-1, with Laura Davis recused from voting, to grant a permit to Petro Vest, Inc. to drill and operate a gas and oil well located within a 10.5 acre tract of land in the Seabrook Island Subdivision. More
May 04, 2011 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted 3-2, with Richard Sowrey and Alton Burns, Jr. opposed, to reject increases to the 2011 waterfront lease rates. More
May 03, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood has scheduled additional early voting hours on Saturday for the May 14 General Election. More
May 03, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 5-2, with Deirdre Carey Brown and Patrick McGinnis opposed, to approve an approximately $300,000 lease-purchase of replacement computer hardware and software. More
April 29, 2011 -- The Friendswood Police Department on Wednesday arrested two suspects on a variety of narcotics charges following a traffic stop that resulted in a search of the suspects' vehicle. More
April 29, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a $2.771 million contract with R&B Group, Inc. for the Cascade Water Well Project. More
April 27, 2011 -- League City City Secretary Barbara Long has announced her retirement after 20 years of service with the city. More
April 27, 2011 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept the resignation of City Secretary Barbara Long, effective June 30. More
April 27, 2011 -- The 16th Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance will display the "Seabreacher", a new type of recreational watercraft, during the event, which takes place at the Lakewood Yacht Club on Saturday and Sunday. More
April 27, 2011 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently received $125,000 for its dropout prevention efforts from the Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament benefit. More
April 27, 2011 -- The City of League City will host "Tire Recycling Month" in May, with the city accepting tires for recycling at the city's Vehicle Maintenance Office. More
April 26, 2011 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an ordinance establishing guidelines for city council travel and business expenses, including an automobile allowance. More
April 26, 2011 -- The 16th annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance, hosted at the Lakewood Yacht Club on April 30 through May 1, will celebrate 100 years of Indianapolis racing. More
April 26, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize City Administrator David Stall to retain an architect for the preparation of construction drawings and bid documents for the renovation of the city’s public works building. More
April 25, 2011 -- The Cities of Houston and League City are coming to Galveston’s aid by directing supplemental water to the Island. Water from the City of Houston’s South East Water Treatment Plant will be conveyed through League City and directed to the Island. More
April 25, 2011 -- Kemah will host the 43rd Annual Blessing of the Fleet on Sunday at the Clear Creek Channel along the Kemah Boardwalk. More
April 25, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena will host a prescription drug collection site on Saturday as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. More
April 22, 2011 -- The Lunar Rendezvous Festival recently hosted a kick-off party for its 46th annual event. More
April 22, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena recently received a letter from the mayor of Pasadena's sister city, Hadano, Japan, reporting that the city was spared major damage from the earthquake and tsunami that struck the country last month. More
April 22, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood will host its ninth annual KIDFISH event on Saturday at the Centennial Park pond. More
April 22, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena will host "Fish-n-Flick", an event with fishing and a movie, on April 30 at Burke Crenshaw Park. More
April 21, 2011 -- The University of Houston’s Hurricane Business Recovery Center reports that accounting consultant Christine King has just received her certification as a QuickBooks Pro Advisor. More
April 21, 2011 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to accept the FY 2009-2010 audit from Belt Harris Pechacek, LLLC. More
April 21, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a $109,103 contract with Arrow Services, Inc. for the demolition of the Southmore Townhomes at 2650 Southmore. More
April 21, 2011 -- Jim Young, Sr., a communications advisor for two Houston mayors and numerous business executives, and a former managing editor of Guidry News Service, has launched a new website, "Today's Stars - Tomorrow's Leaders". More
April 20, 2011 -- The City of La Porte will host the April Main Street Morning Brew, featuring a presentation by the Bay Area Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau on their tourism efforts, on April 27 at the Five Points Plaza. More
April 20, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Mayor Floyd Myers opposed, to approve a $205,000 design/build agreement with PGAL for the city’s new fire station. More
April 20, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a total bid of $514,407 to Northwind Marine, Inc. for a fire rescue boat. More
April 19, 2011 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell was interviewed by a CBS News affiliate in Dallas/Fort Worth about senator Charles Schumer's disparaging comments about Houston in response to a request by the Houston Congressional Delegation and others that the assignment of a retired Space Shuttle to New York rather than Houston should be investigated. More
April 19, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award an $877,542 contract to Triad Retail Construction, Inc. for construction of the city’s new animal control facility. More
April 18, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena today announced that various city facilities will be closed Thursday through Sunday for San Jacinto Day and the Easter holiday weekend. More
April 16, 2011 -- Construction crews of female volunteers will raise their hammers at Habitat for Humanity construction sites across the country in recognition of National Women Build Week, April 30 through May 8. More
April 16, 2011 -- The Prescription Drug Advisory Committee of the Bay Area Alliance will be set up at the University of Texas Medical Branch Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes on Saturday, April 30 taking back expired or unneeded prescription and non-prescription medications. More
April 15, 2011 -- Galveston Bay Sail & Power Squadron will hold Basic Boating classes on the grounds of Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook on May 14 and 21 and June 11 and 18. More
April 15, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance authorizing the transfer of pipeline franchise rights from Bigler Terminals, LP to Enterprise Products Operating, LLC. More
April 15, 2011 -- Texas EquuSearch recently raised more than $220,000 during its Sports Extravaganza at Campbell Hall in Pasadena. More
April 14, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena will host its Easter Eggstravaganza on Saturday at Strawberry Park. More
April 14, 2011 -- The League City Parks Department and Knights of Columbus #9310 will host the annual League City Egg Hunt on Sunday at the Chester L. Davis Sportsplex. More
April 14, 2011 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday presented a joint proclamation from the cities of Seabrook and El Lago recognizing Val Alyohin. More
April 14, 2011 -- The League of Women Voters-Bay Area will host a candidates forum for the Friendswood City Council election on April 28 at Windsong Intermediate School. More
April 13, 2011 -- The first B2G (Business To Green) Professional Networking Mixer produced by forGreen Marketing & Design in the Bay Area of Houston will be held on Thursday April 21. More
April 13, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena will host an auction of the city's surplus, abandoned and confiscated vehicles on Saturday. More
April 13, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood will hold volunteer training for the city's Teen Court program on Saturday. More
April 13, 2011 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a professional services agreement with Telvent for the development of an adaptive traffic signal system and advanced traffic management system for the city’s three most congested street corridors. More
April 12, 2011 -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden announced the locations to receive the retired Space Shuttle Orbiters, which include Kennedy Space Center, the California Science Center in Los Angeles, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. and the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York. More
April 12, 2011 -- Surviving family members of astronauts in the Columbia and Challenger incidents today issued a joint statement on the decision not to include Houston as one of the sites to receive a retired space shuttle. More
April 12, 2011 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted 5-3, with Tommy Moser, Daryl Leonard and John Zemanek opposed, to grant a special conditional use permit for the purchase of developing a container/chassis yard at 901 North Broadway. More
April 12, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with Harris County to provide jail space at the Harris County Jail for the city’s prisoners. More
April 12, 2011 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a contract to Texas Citizens Bank for the city's bank depository services. More
April 11, 2011 -- Bay Area Houston will hold a festival and historical battle reenactment at the San Jacinto Battleground in commemoration of the 175th anniversary of Texas Independence. More
April 11, 2011 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will host a rally on Thursday in response to the anticipated education funding cuts during the current state legislative session. More
April 11, 2011 -- The City of La Porte will present "Art Walk by the Bay", a monthly event beginning in May that will feature the works of local and regional artists. More
April 11, 2011 -- Space Center Houston will host a viewing party on Tuesday for the announcement of the future homes of the space shuttle orbiters upon retirement of the shuttle program. More
April 11, 2011 -- The City of League City and the Texas Department of Transportation will host a public meeting on Thursday regarding the FM 518 improvement project scheduled to begin April 26. More
April 10, 2011 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Business Development Director Barbara Cutsinger reports in the April issue of the BAHEP Business Development Update that Kuraray America Inc. purchased 81 acres in La Porte at 13100 Bay Area Boulevard. More
April 09, 2011 -- Johnson Space Center’s Advanced Planning Office, in conjunction with the JSC Space Life Sciences Directorate, for the fourth straight year is supporting the Rice Business Plan Competition by funding awards totaling $45,000. More
April 08, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood will host the Aquafina Pitch, Hit & Run Competition on April 21 at Renwick Park. More
April 08, 2011 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership will host the Fifth Annual Education Vendor Exchange on April 20 at the NASA Gilruth Center. More
April 08, 2011 -- The City of La Porte will launch its 2011 Summer Concert Series on April 15 with a concert featuring Jake Hooker and the Outsiders. More
April 08, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted to approve the first reading of a $2.47 million contract with T&C Construction, Ltd for the Tulip Water Well and Ground Storage Tank Project. More
April 07, 2011 -- Celebrating Wellness & Technology Festival is this Sunday, April 10, at the Landolt Pavilion at Clear Lake Park, 5001 NASA Parkway. More
April 07, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club's Keels & Wheels event was recently named "Business of the Year" for Seabrook by the Economic Alliance Houston-Port Region. More
April 07, 2011 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently received support from Legend Healthcare for the Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament, which will be played on April 11 at Bay Oaks Country Club. More
April 06, 2011 -- ISOLA Ventura, LLC, has purchased Beacon Island, a property that was originally known as Lighthouse Island and owned by South Shore Harbour Development Ltd., an affiliate of American National Insurance Company, developer of South Shore Harbour in League City. More
April 06, 2011 -- Hundreds of supporters of the Bring the Shuttle Home to Houston movement gathered in Martha Hermann Square in front of Houston City Hall today for a rally one week before NASA Administrator Charles Bolden is scheduled to make his decision on the location of three retiring space shuttles. More
April 06, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize the solicitation of resumes for a new municipal court judge. More
April 06, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to notify the City of Houston of a change in the boundaries for emergency response, shifting responsibility for emergency response to Houston for an area of El Camino Real in Houston's city limits. More
April 06, 2011 -- Representatives from the League City Police Department have been chosen to travel to China "to share their knowledge and experience and gain exposure to international policing, comparative justice philosophy and universal crime trends". More
April 06, 2011 -- Harris County Precinct Two Commissioner Jack Morman will host a ceremony on April 20 for the opening of Oasis Garden at Bay Area Park. More
April 05, 2011 -- The James F. Bay Elementary PTA in Seabrook, along with employees from Lyondell Bassel, will host a groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday for the school's outdoor classroom and nature center. More
April 05, 2011 -- The City of League City will host the fourth annual Wellness Walk, sponsored by the Friends of the League City Seniors Foundation, on Saturday at League Park. More
April 05, 2011 -- The League City Volunteer Fire Department recently honored several members of the department at the League City Volunteer Firefighter Awards ceremony. More
April 05, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to amend a license and lease agreement with Friendswood Independent School District for acreage within Centennial Park adjacent to the new junior high site to accommodate a new parking lot. More
April 04, 2011 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker, Harris County Judge Ed Emmett and surviving Columbia and Challenger family members will host a Houston Bring Home the Shuttle rally in front of Houston City Hall at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday. More
April 04, 2011 -- San Jacinto College today reported that the college has cut $4 million from its budget, and plans to reduce its budget by $20 million during the next two years due to reduced state funding. More
April 03, 2011 -- Samson Lonestar, LLC recently donated $20,000 to the Galveston Bay Foundation. More
April 03, 2011 -- Galveston Historical Foundation on Saturday presented the Spirit of Elissa award to F. Carrington Weems, a long-time supporter of Elissa, Texas' Official Tall Ship and the sailing vessel’s home in Galveston's harbor, the Texas Seaport Museum. More
April 01, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an $877,884 contract with McKinney Construction, Inc. for the Finrock, Mobile, and Witter Streets Waterline Improvement Project. More
March 31, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club Race Committee Chairman Dwight Bengtson has announced that the Sea Lake Yacht Sales Shoe Regatta will be held over the weekend of May 21 & 22. More
March 31, 2011 -- The City of League City today reported that the city's E-waste Recycling and Document Shredding Drive resulted in more than five tons of e-waste and another five tons of paper saved for recycling. More
March 31, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood will host its 116th annual Friendswood Fourth of July Celebration on July 4, including a parade down Friendswood Drive, and activites at Stevenson Park and an evening program at Centennial Park. More
March 30, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club has named James Masters as the club's new Sous Chef. More
March 29, 2011 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a meet and confer agreement with the La Porte Police Officers’ Association for the conditions of employment for officers in the La Porte Police Department. More
March 29, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to reappoint J.L. Jay as presiding judge and Denise Mitrano as alternate judge of the municipal court. More
March 28, 2011 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently received a donation of vehicles from Advantage BMW Mini of Clear Lake, which will be given as the prize in the Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament. More
March 26, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club Commodore Tom Taylor has announced that the club has hired four outstanding coaches for their summer youth sailing program. More
March 26, 2011 -- The Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation is proud to be celebrating its silver anniversary with a gala event on May 6, 2011 at the Houston Hyatt Regency hotel. More
March 26, 2011 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake will participate in Lakewood Yacht Club's Keeks and Wheels event this year. More
March 26, 2011 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Aerospace Advisory Committee hosted a reception for Congressman Ralph Hall of the Fourth District of Texas, who is chair of the Committee on Science and Technology for the 112th Congress. More
March 25, 2011 -- The City of League City will host a document shredding and e-waste recycling event on Saturday for residents and businesses in the city. More
March 25, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an agreement with the Animal Services Department to disburse $70,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds for the operation of a low cost spay and neuter program to low and moderate income residents. More
March 24, 2011 -- The City of Shoreacres is accepting nominations for the 2010 Employee and Citizen of the Year awards. More
March 24, 2011 -- Harris County Commissioner Jack Morman was the featured speaker at Wednesday’s membership meeting of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership. He was introduced by BAHEP Chair Robert Ellis. More
March 24, 2011 -- The City of Kemah will host the Kemah Pan Jam Festival on Saturday and Sunday at the city's Lighthouse District. More
March 24, 2011 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday unanimously appointed Robert White to fill the unexpired City Council Member William Schwander, who resigned the position that evening. More
March 23, 2011 -- The Sentinels of Freedom Golf Event, honoring wounded warriors, will be held on March 30 at the South Shore Country Club in League City. More
March 23, 2011 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 4-2, with Mick Phalen and Phyllis Sanborn opposed, to amend a resolution in support of the development of the Meadows WaterSmart Park and authorizing matching funds for the park. More
March 23, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of amendments to update the city’s various building codes. More
March 22, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $2.985 million bid to T & C Construction, LTD for the rehabilitation of Water Plant No. 5. More
March 22, 2011 -- The Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol today announced the appointment of Carie Fletcher as the temporary director of core services. More
March 21, 2011 -- Lockheed Martin today unveiled the first Orion spacecraft and a spacious state-of-the-art Space Operations Simulation Center More
March 20, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host its second annual J/Fest Southwest Regatta on October 29 and 30 in Galveston Bay. More
March 20, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club has announced the appointment of Sailing Director Elias Otdoerfer. More
March 18, 2011 -- The La Porte-Bayshore Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for arts, crafts and miscellaneous booths at the Sylvan Beach Festival & Crawfish Jam on April 30 at Sylvan Beach Park. More
March 18, 2011 -- The City of League City today announced that the main water transmission line into the city from Houston will be shut down for several hours on March 22, and have asked residents and businesses to conserve water during the shutoff. More
March 18, 2011 -- The First Annual Spring Break Music Unity Freedom Festival will be held at the popular Porretto Beach on Galveston Island, Sunday, March 20, 2011 from noon till 10 pm. This free event is open to the public and all spring break revelers. The Music Unity Freedom Festival will be the highlight of this 2011 Spring Break and will feature over 50 bands and DJ’s on seven separate stages. More
March 18, 2011 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to schedule a workshop for March 31 to discuss leasing or selling the right-of-way for Bay Avenue to adjoining property owners, and steps to begin an appraisal process for selling or leasing the property. More
March 18, 2011 -- The Lunar Rendevous Festival has announced the calendar of events for the 2011 festival, including the kick-off party, which will be held on April 17. More
March 18, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena will host "Family Fishing Fun" month in April, with fishing programs and competitions at Burke Crenshaw Park. More
March 18, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted to approve the first reading of a $198,744 contract for the purchase of three Case 580 Super N Series Backhoe/Loaders from Hi-Way Equipment Company. More
March 17, 2011 -- The 16th Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance event will come to the Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook on April 30-May 1. More
March 17, 2011 -- The annual Sylvan Beach Parade will take place on April 30 as part of the 55th Annual Sylvan Beach Festival & Crawfish Jam in La Porte. More
March 17, 2011 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area will host its annual "FEAST" fundraising event on April 9 at the Marriott South at Hobby Airport. More
March 17, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club has scheduled the Heald Bank Regatta for April 16-17. More
March 17, 2011 -- The Nassau Bay Garden Club will host a floral design competition on May 14 at The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake. More
March 16, 2011 -- Pasadena Mayor Johnny Isbell recently sent a letter to Pasadena's sister city, Hadano, Japan, expressing sympathy for those affected by the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan last week. More
March 16, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 4-1, with Mayor Floyd Myers opposed, to approve an interlocal agreement with Harris County for the Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services Division to continue a lease of office space located in the Recreation Center Building. More
March 16, 2011 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept the annual financial audit of the city’s finances for FY 2010. More
March 16, 2011 -- A cardboard cutout of Pat Patton, host of Pat Patton's Interviews, on GuidryNews.com will be on display at the Barbara Bush Library in Spring, Texas, for the month of March 2011. More
March 15, 2011 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize City Manager Ron Bottoms to approve the second phase of the Wireless Data and Camera Project. More
March 15, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to establish an intracounty expense allowance for the city’s mayor and council members. More
March 15, 2011 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize City Manager Chris Reed to sign a contract with True North/Neel-Schaffer as the primary contractor for disaster debris monitoring services. More
March 14, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club recently announced the winners of the March 5 Bay Cup 1 Regatta in Galveston Bay. More
March 14, 2011 -- The Pasadena Police Department is seeking program sponsors for the department's Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or D.A.R.E. program. More
March 14, 2011 -- The La Porte-Bayshore Chamber of Commerce has announced that the 55th Annual Sylvan Beach Festival will be held on April 30 at Sylvan Beach Park. More
March 13, 2011 -- Art at University of Houston-Clear Lake received a financial boost when the university received a three-year $400,000 grant from Houston Endowment. More
March 11, 2011 -- The City of League City will host an open house on March 23 to discuss the city's "New Directions" plan. More
March 11, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to order an election for May 14 for the election of eight city council positions. More
March 10, 2011 -- Lakeview police officers today apprehended a suspect in connection with a bank robbery on NASA Parkway after spotting the suspect's vehicle in Shoreacres. More
March 10, 2011 -- The 18th Annual Clear Lake Greek Festival will host celebrations on May 6 through May 8 at Clear Lake Park in Seabrook. More
March 10, 2011 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently provided books to McWhirter Elementary School students to read during Spring Break. More
March 10, 2011 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to accept the FY2010 Audit as presented by the city’s auditors, Belt Harris Pechacek, LLLP. More
March 10, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District on Wednesday announced a district-wide reorganization plan to reduce costs by $9.4 million in order to offset a portion of anticpated shortfalls in state funding allocations. More
March 09, 2011 -- The City of Shoreacres today announced that pine beetles have been attracted to the city by pine trees that were weakened during Hurricane Ike. More
March 09, 2011 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to extend the city’s management agreement with the Butler Longhorn Museum through June, after which the museum is expected to bring forward a plan to separate it from the city. More
March 09, 2011 -- The Bay Area Bluegrass Association will host a concert on March 19 at the Johnny Arolfo Civic Center in League City. More
March 08, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a bid to Repipe Construction, LTD for the 2011 Sewer Rehabilitation Project. More
March 08, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to establish a five percent processing fee for payments made by credit card to the Shoreacres Municipal Court for fees, fines, court costs or other payments. More
March 05, 2011 -- AMOCO Federal Credit Union honored five local food pantries during January: St. Vincent de Paul (Texas City), H.I.S. Ministries (Santa Fe), M.I. Lewis Social Service Center (Dickinson), Interfaith Caring Ministries (League City), and Hope Village Residential & Support Services (Friendswood). More
March 05, 2011 -- Clear Creek Independent School District's exhibit “Young At Art” Student Art Exhibit will open at The Arts Alliance at Clear Lake on March 24. More
March 04, 2011 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention & Visitor Bureau is holding registration for its photography workshop, which will be held April 8-10. More
March 04, 2011 -- The City of League City will host an e-waste and document shredding event on March 26 behind the League City Recycling Center. More
March 04, 2011 -- South Shore Harbour Marina in League City will host the third annual South West International Boat Show on April 14-17. More
March 04, 2011 -- The 18th annual River, Lakes Bays 'n Bayous Trash Bash will take place on March 26, with more than 5,000 volunteers expected to gather and clean waterways in the Houston-Galveston area. More
March 03, 2011 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership held its 12th Annual State of the Counties Address at the Downtown Aquarium today. More
March 03, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to grant a temporary construction easement to Harris County to tie in the circular driveway exiting City Hall to the proposed Southmore roadway. More
March 03, 2011 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to authorize Mayor Natalie O’Neill to review and approve paving design plans for a driveway for the City Hall, once the plans are available. More
March 02, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena will host the 2011 Ms. Pasadena Senior Pageant on March 9 at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
March 02, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept a petition received on February 18 requesting a proposition on the May 14 ballot to consider the adoption of a police officers’ civil service law. More
March 02, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood today announced that the inside eastbound lane of FM 2351 from Blackhawk Boulevard to Hope Village Road will be closed during off-peak hours for two-to-three weeks due to the installation of a utility line. More
March 02, 2011 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to order an election for May 14 to elect a mayor and two aldermen positions. More
March 02, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday heard a presentation regarding the upcoming Edgewater Dragon Boat Challenge. More
March 02, 2011 -- Edgewater, a new neighborhood development in Webster, will host the Edgewater Dragon Boat Challenge on April 9 at the Edgewater Marina. More
March 01, 2011 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to appoint a Re-Districting Committee. More
March 01, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance banning the use, possession and sale of substances such as “K2” or other synthetic marijuana items in the city. More
March 01, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to implement a tuition-based pre-kindergarten program. More
March 01, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council canceled its Monday meeting due to the lack of a quorum, with three of the city council absent. More
February 28, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood Municipal Court today announced that Friendswood will participate in the 2011 Great Texas Warrant Round-Up, which begins March 5. More
February 27, 2011 -- The Webster Police Department Criminal Investigation Division is seeking the public's help in the investigation of an incident in a bar early this morning that resulted in officers being assaulted and the critical injury by gunshot of a woman alleged to have been involved in the assault on the officers. More
February 26, 2011 -- KTRK anchor Dave Ward will serve as master of ceremonies for the Texas EquuSearch Sports Extravaganza Banquet and Charity Auction at Campbell Hall in Pasadena on Saturday April 9. More
February 26, 2011 -- Four sailing scholarships are being offered this year to area youth sailors through the Bay Access charitable association. More
February 25, 2011 -- Friendswood Public Library has scheduled several free programs for adults through March. More
February 25, 2011 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will present the ATHENA Leadership Award on May 13 during the chamber's monthly luncheon. More
February 25, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a contract renewal with Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. for the annual maintenance of ArcGIS software used for Cityworks. More
February 23, 2011 -- The University of Houston-Clear Lake Archives has acquired a collection of papers that belonged to NASA engineer and inventor Max Faget. More
February 23, 2011 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to name Council Member Mick Phalen as representative and Assistant City Manager Rich Oller as alternate to the Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council. More
February 22, 2011 -- The Budweiser Clydesdales are scheduled to make an appearance in the city of Kemah on Wednesday. More
February 22, 2011 -- The West Gulf Maritime Association has provided further updates on fog conditions continuing at ports on the Upper Texas Coast. More
February 22, 2011 -- The City of Seabrook will host a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on April 9 for the Carothers Coastal Gardens. More
February 22, 2011 -- The 12th Annual Clear Creek Clean Up was held on Saturday, February 19. More
February 21, 2011 -- Jazz Night at The Arts Alliance Center of Clear Lake will resume in March. More
February 21, 2011 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently received a donation from Barrios Technology in support of the Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament. More
February 21, 2011 -- Friendswood Public Library will host a community meeting on Tuesday regarding the library's Long Range Plan. More
February 21, 2011 -- The Third Annual South West International Boat Show has moved its event to April 14-17 at the South Shore Harbour Marina in League City. More
February 18, 2011 -- The Jeanette Williams Foundation recently announced that Women Who Wine of Texas will sponsor the foundation's spring fundraiser, "Champagne Wishes and Caviar Dreams" charity dinner cruise. More
February 18, 2011 -- Kemah City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to award a $1.255 million bid to Liftwater Construction of Cypress, Texas, for the the water pump drainage project. More
February 18, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council, in a special meeting on Thursday, voted unanimously to authorize a grant application for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Recreation Outdoor Grant. More
February 18, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an $89,900 contract with Klotz Associates for engineering services related to detention pond improvements at Genoa Red Bluff. More
February 17, 2011 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to select Cre8 Architects as the architect for the city’s new Community Center. More
February 17, 2011 -- San Jacinto College has announced that Dr. Ruede Wheeler has filed for re-election to Position 2 and Brad Hance has filed for election to Position 1 on the college's board of trustees. More
February 16, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a sales tax rebate agreement with The Tomato Group, LLC for a five year period. More
February 16, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a resolution supporting legislation to require the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts to notify affected municipalities and establish a formal administrative process prior to reallocating sales and use tax revenues. More
February 16, 2011 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $164,250 payment to Millis Equipment Rental, LLC in relation to Clear Lake Road Jarboe Bridge Erosion Protection Project. More
February 16, 2011 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to order the issuance of $2.445 million in Combination Tax and Revenue Certificates of Obligation to fund capital improvement projects in the city. More
February 15, 2011 -- The La Porte-Bayshore Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for contestants for the Miss and Jr. Miss Sylvan Beach Scholarship Pageant. More
February 15, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to deny a motion to authorize Mayor Dolly Arons to draft and send a letter to state elected officials in support of the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region’s Transportation Committee and Heavy Haul Corridor Subcommittee’s proposed legislation to increase the allowable weight of “heavy haul” trucks. More
February 15, 2011 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to oppose legislation that would increase allowable truck haul weights and the development of a truck Heavy Haul Corridor on Highway 225 and Highway 146. More
February 14, 2011 -- Dr. Rebecca Goosen, San Jacinto College's dean of college preparatory, will serve as the 2011-2012 president-elect in preparation for the position of president for the National Association for Developmental Education. More
February 14, 2011 -- The Bay Area Alliance for Youth and Families will hold its 1st annual CRAZY Krewe on March 5 at the Clear View Education Center. More
February 14, 2011 -- Candidate filing began today in several cities, school districts and colleges in the Gulf Coast region for the May 14 General Election. More
February 13, 2011 -- Assistance League of the Bay Area’s 2011 annual fundraiser, FEAST: Food, Fun and Philanthropy will be held April 9. More
February 10, 2011 -- The Oasis Garden in Harris County Precinct Two's Bay Area Park is currently undergoing refurbishment and should be ready to re-open the first week of April. More
February 10, 2011 -- The Jeanette Williams Foundation announced that The Women Who Wine of Texas are sponsors for the foundation's spring fundraiser, which will take place at the South Shore Harbor Resort on April 17. More
February 10, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-2, with Jackie Welch and Phil Cayten opposed, to approve the first reading of an amendment to the city’s ordinance on smoking. More
February 09, 2011 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 5-2, with Tim Paulissen and Phyllis Sanborn opposed, to approve the second and final reading of a zoning request to rezone 2.8 acres of property located at 920 Texas Avenue from a Single Family Residential District to a Limited Industrial District. More
February 08, 2011 -- Edward Albee, the 'Greatest Living American Playwright', attended Clear Lake High School's senior musical this past weekend. More
February 08, 2011 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake will host the 3-D Sculpture Show from February 24 through March 17. More
February 08, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 5-1, with Jim Barr opposed and Deirdre Carey Brown not present during the vote, to accept terms and conditions as requested by Exxon Mobil and other pipeline companies regarding the reconstruction of Melody Lane. More
February 07, 2011 -- The PPG Industries Foundation donated $5,000 to the Kids Count Foundation for the St. John's After School Program, which partners with the La Porte Elementary School. More
February 05, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club recently held its annual Commodore's Ball. Photos by wiredin.cc
February 04, 2011 -- The Sea Scouts recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new pier at the Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook. More
February 04, 2011 -- The Bay Area Bluegrass Association will host a free concert on February 19 at the Johnny Arolfo Civic Center in League City. More
February 04, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize the Pasadena Second Century Corporation to issue sales tax revenue bonds related to funding an economic development project. More
February 03, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena has closed its facilities today due to weather conditions, and will remain closed on Friday. More
February 03, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood has canceled activities tonight, and will close the Friendswood Public Library at 6 p.m., due to weather conditions. More
February 03, 2011 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to order an election for May 14 for mayor and City Council Position 1 and Position 2. More
February 03, 2011 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with Harris County and DRC Emergency Services, LLC for disaster recovery services. More
February 02, 2011 -- Bay Area Christian School recently won first place at the Academic Quest Competition, hosted annually by Lutheran High North. More
February 02, 2011 -- The City of League City is taking preventive measures tonight in response to continued freezing weather. More
February 02, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to participate in an advertising/marketing program with Space Center Houston. More
February 02, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted 5-1, with Garry Mack opposed, to approve the purchase of furnishings and technology for the Carothers house with funds for the purchase being taken from the city’s reserves. More
February 02, 2011 -- The City of Friendswood has made an emergency warming center available at the Friendswood Activity Center for residents who have lost heat due to power outages. More
February 02, 2011 -- Update: The Electric Reliability Council of Texas has instructed utilties to begin return to normal operations, discontinuing rolling power outages, but has urged consumers to continue conserving electricity. More
February 01, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena will offer free tax assistance at the Pasadena Public Library twice a week beginning Thursday and continuing through April 15. More
February 01, 2011 -- Nassau Bay Garden Club recently hosted its 2011 Arbor Day celebration at James F. Bay Elementary in Seabrook. More
January 31, 2011 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce on Friday hosted its Annual Membership Celebration at the South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center. More
January 31, 2011 -- Friendswood Public Library has announced its lineup of upcoming free programs for adults. More
January 31, 2011 -- The Brotherhood of St. Andrew at Friendswood's Good Shepherd Episcopal Church will host a trophy-only Texas Hold 'Em poker tournament on February 4 to benefit the Laura Recovery Center. More
January 31, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation is seeking community leaders and businesses interested in participating in the consideration of applications for and funding of Teacher Innovative Grants. More
January 30, 2011 -- The Galloway Gallop Mardi Gras Fun Run will be held in Kemah on February 26. More
January 30, 2011 -- Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol has published an article on electronic cigarettes. More
January 29, 2011 -- Clear View High School students from the Communities In Schools-Bay Area program recently presented cosmetology information to students from Intermediate schools in Clear Creek Independent School District. More
January 29, 2011 -- Linda Kloss, owner of “Stylin’ with Linda” Hair Salon, won the Bay Area Houston Magazine’s Best of the Bay Award for the Best Hair Stylist at the Bay Area Houston Magazine’s 14th Best of the Bay Awards, held at the Cullen’s Upscale American Grille, on Thursday, January 13. More
January 28, 2011 -- The Friendswood Police Department on Wednesday arrested an Alvin man on felony drug charges after locating hydrocodone, Xanex and Soma pills, marijuana and crystal methamphetamine in his vehicle following a traffic stop. More
January 28, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance authorizing the expenditure of $137,058 in Department of Energy grant funds to perform lighting retrofits at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
January 27, 2011 -- The Pasadena Police Department will host its Citizen Police Academy starting March 1. More
January 26, 2011 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve, on first and final reading, the issuance of $20,390,000 in certificates of obligation to fund city projects, as well as the construction of Eastern Regional Park. More
January 25, 2011 -- Seabrook Mayor Gary Renola has been named 2011 Big Brother of the Year for Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star. More
January 25, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to name the G.W. Robinson Elementary School library after Principal Jim Stephens, who recently retired from the district. More
January 25, 2011 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to name Patrice Fogarty as city secretary. More
January 24, 2011 -- The Butler Longhorn Museum recently unveiled a new billboard advertising the museum at FM 518 in League City. More
January 23, 2011 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership on Friday presented its Quasar Award for Exceptional Leadership in Economic Development to United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison. More
January 21, 2011 -- The City of Pasadena will host the Spay Neuter Assistance Program on Tuesday, offering free spaying and neutering for cats and dogs, as well as free rabies vaccinations. More
January 21, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the final reading of a $522,020 contract with Philpott Motors, LTD for the purchase of nineteen 2011 model Ford vehicles. More
January 20, 2011 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $3.87 million contract to AAA Asphalt Paving, Inc. for street paving and drainage improvements to North Shore, East Shore and Club Court. More
January 20, 2011 -- Elissa, The Official Tall for Ship of Texas that Galveston Historical Foundation maintains at the Texas Seaport Museum on Pier 21, is now scheduled to depart for Bollinger Shipyards Texas City dry dock facility Friday afternoon. More
January 19, 2011 -- The Clear Lake Emergency Medical Corps today announced that it has placed on duty an ambulance that was recently remounted with assistance from a grant through the Texas Department of State Health Services. More
January 19, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to dissolve the city’s Community Events Committee. More
January 19, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Mel Donehue opposed, to initiate a pilot program for residential garbage collection services proposed by Republic Services. More
January 18, 2011 -- Keep Friendswood Beautiful will host its annual tree giveaway for residents on Saturday at Friendswood City Hall. More
January 17, 2011 -- The Laura Recovery Center has announced that a "Merging Forces Concert" will be held on January 22 to benefit the recovery center. More
January 17, 2011 -- Harris County Precinct Two Commissioner Jack Morman on Friday announced that his office has met with City of Seabrook and reviewed the bid for the reconstruction of Repsdorph Road. More
January 16, 2011 -- The City of League City Police Department and Volunteer Fire Department were each recognized for their outstanding service at the “Best of Bay Area Awards”, hosted by Bay Group Magazines, on January 13. More
January 14, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a $52,000 contract with MorphoTrak, Inc. for the purchase of a Latent Lite Station for use by the Pasadena Police Department. More
January 13, 2011 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area's Resale Shop recently received a donation from fifth grade boys from Falcon Pass Elementary. More
January 13, 2011 -- The City of Kemah will host the "Pan Jam" Steel Drum Festival on March 26 in the Kemah Lighthouse District. More
January 12, 2011 -- State Senator Mike Jackson joined his colleagues in the Texas Senate on Tuesday as the 82nd Session of the Texas Legislature kicked off in Austin. More
January 12, 2011 -- League City City Council on Tuesday, after a lengthy discussion and public hearing, voted 5-2, with Tim Paulissen and Phyllis Sanborn opposed, to approve the first reading of a zoning change request to rezone 2.8 acres at 920 Texas Avenue from a Single-Family Residential District to a Limited Industrial District to allow natural gas drilling and a natural gas pipeline. More
January 11, 2011 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to appoint seven temporary directors to the La Porte Fire Control, Prevention and Emergency Medical Services District. More
January 11, 2011 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 2-5, with only Deirdre Carey Brown and Patrick McGinnis voting in favor of approval, to deny a motion by Brown to amend the rules regarding closed meetings of the city council to require a majority vote of the city council before holding an executive session. More
January 11, 2011 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted to publish a notice of intent to issue $2.5 million in certificates of obligation for public works projects in the city. More
January 11, 2011 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted 3-2, with Nancy Schnell and Gerry Victor opposed, to adopt an ordinance renaming Forest Avenue to East Forest Avenue and West Forest Avenue. More
January 10, 2011 -- The Dickinson Police Department has added two new suspects to the Dickinson Police Department Most Wanted List. Sisters Jessica and Nicole Glover are both wanted for passing counterfeit payroll checks at a local grocery store. Wanted Posters
January 10, 2011 -- La Porte’s City Secretary Martha Gillett will be retiring this month, along with her husband Steve Gillett, after both have provided decades of service to the city. More
January 10, 2011 -- The Friendswood Police Department today released its annual crime report for 2010. More
January 10, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host the 2011 Bay Cup I race on March 5. More
January 09, 2011 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake has released information about Winter 2011 two-person exhibition by area photographers Peter Bowman and Jane Chance and Jazz Night at The Arts Alliance. More
January 07, 2011 -- Lakewood Yacht Club has published its schedule of races for 2011. More
January 07, 2011 -- The City of League City on Thursday announced that the city received "high marks" in a recent survey of resident opinions of the city's government and services. More
January 07, 2011 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance authorizing an $807,386 payment to Harris County for reimbursement of an overpayment by the county made in support of the Pasadena Boulevard Phase II project. More
January 06, 2011 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with Harris County regarding the expenditure of Texas Development of Rural Affairs Grant funds for Hurricane Ike recovery-related projects. More
January 06, 2011 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to renew the city’s membership with the Houston-Galveston Area Council. More
January 05, 2011 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept the 2010 Charter Review Commission Report and authorized the city secretary to place the proposed amendments to the charter on the May 14 General Election ballot. More
January 05, 2011 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to create a Technology Fund and to transfer $50,000 each from the General Fund and the city’s Utility Fund for establishing the account. More
January 05, 2011 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a schedule of city and police department holidays for 2011. More
January 04, 2011 -- Friendswood Police have charged a Michigan man with the March 18, 2010 robbery of Wells Fargo Bank at 3141 FM 528. More
January 03, 2011 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation has named Doug Frazior as the organization’s first Executive Director. More
January 03, 2011 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership will present United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison with the 2011 Quasar Award for exceptional leadership in Economic Development at the organization’s Annual Quasar Award Banquet on Friday, January 21 at the South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center in League City. More
January 03, 2011 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Business Development Director Barbara Cutsinger reports in her January issue of Business Development Update that Nestlé Waters North America is moving forward on its new bottled water manufacturing operation on a 312,000 square foot lease at the Republic Distribution Center in Pasadena. More
December 30, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a contract with Duro Bag Manufacturing Company for the purchase of paper refuse bags for the city for one year. More
December 28, 2010 -- Jim Guidry has reviewed Specific Impulse, a science fiction thriller written by Charles Justiz. More
December 28, 2010 -- HomeTown Bank will open a new branch in downtown Friendswood on Wednesday. More
December 28, 2010 -- Express Employment Professionals on Monday announced that a recent survey shows that levels of increased workloads and stress are growing across the country. More
December 27, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood Fire Marshal's Office and Office of Emergency Management will host a class on January 20 to provide training in the National Weather Service Office's Skywarn program. More
December 23, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an agreement with the Clear Lake Emergency Medical Corps to provide emergency ambulance services for the Bay Area portion of the city. More
December 21, 2010 -- The Laura Recovery Center is seeking the public's assistance in locating several missing children. More
December 20, 2010 -- Employees of INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA, located in South Shore Harbor, recently organized a clothing drive to benefit the Assistance League of the Bay Area. More
December 19, 2010 -- City of Pasadena has released a list of Christmas events coming up this week. More
December 17, 2010 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area recently received donations of clothes collected during a benefit drive by the employees of INEOS Olefins & Polymers, USA. More
December 17, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an amendment to the City's Code of Ordinances to add a new section regarding electronic off-premise signs. More
December 16, 2010 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted 3-2, with Jeff Tave and Carolyn Stanley opposed, to approve documentation required to issue $1.8 million in certificates of obligation to fund the construction of the city’s new community center. More
December 15, 2010 -- Bay Area Council On Drugs and Alcohol has released safe driving practices for this holiday season. More
December 14, 2010 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize City Manager Chris Reed to enter into a contract with CrowderGulf Joint Venture, Inc. for debris management services. More
December 14, 2010 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an ordinance proposing the creation of the La Porte Fire Control, Prevention and Emergency Medical Service District. More
December 14, 2010 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to award a $261,038 contract to Montgomery Building Services, LLC for the construction of a “Spark Park” at McWhirter Elementary. More
December 14, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to continue providing relief from Hurricane Ike by giving credits on city utility bills, but at a reduced amount. More
December 13, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood recently hosted the 12th annual "Holiday Hustle" 5K Fun Run/Walk and Kid's K, with proceeds benefitting the Laura Recovery Center Foundation for Missing Children. More
December 13, 2010 -- Amoco Federal Credit Union recently supported Interfaith Caring Ministries by leasing a tree decorated by Communities In Schools-Bay Area. More
December 10, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to enter into an agreement with CenterPoint Energy for the city's participation in the “Texas CitySmart” Program. More
December 09, 2010 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently supported Interfaith Caring Ministries during the Festival of Trees funderaiser. More
December 09, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena Fire Marshal's Office has issued tips to prevent fires during the holiday season. More
December 09, 2010 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership held its annual Holiday Party at The Admiral at Clear Lake on Wednesday. More
December 09, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood will host the third annual Santa in the Park event on Saturday at Stevenson Park. More
December 08, 2010 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership will present United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison with the 2011 Quasar Award on January 21. More
December 08, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Council Member Steve Waltz opposed, to approve a contract with SignAd Outdoor to advertise the city’s 17 hotels. More
December 08, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance making a determination not to update the city’s Impact Fees. More
December 08, 2010 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted 3-2, with Jackie Fuller and O.B. Thomas opposed, to direct the city’s attorney to draft an ordinance requiring the tethering of unsupervised dogs. More
December 07, 2010 -- Kemah City Council on Monday voted 3-1, with Wayne Rast opposed, to approve proposals from Wiredin.cc and White Knight Technology for the development and maintenance of both the Kemah City web site and the Kemah Tourism web site. More
December 07, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 6-1, with Deirdre Carey Brown opposed, to approve the first reading of an amendment to the city’s Sign Ordinance to make changes regarding handheld and vehicular signage. More
December 07, 2010 -- The Laura Recovery Center is seeking assistance in solving cases involving 10 missing children. More
December 06, 2010 -- Tom Broussard was awarded Funeral Director of the Year Award at the annual meeting of the Southeast Texas Funeral Directors Association held in Kemah. More
December 06, 2010 -- The Clear Lake Regional Medical Center today announced that it will begin a $92 million expansion and renovation project for its facilities. More
December 05, 2010 -- Krewe du Lac and The City of Kemah will present the Ninth Annual "Krewes Into Kemah" Parade and Carnival on March 6, 2011. More
December 03, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance authorizing a contract for $347,010 in grants through the 2010 Homeland Security Grant Program. More
December 02, 2010 -- The Pasadena Police Department will offer free Vehicle Identification Number etching at various dates and locations this month, beginning on Friday at the Sprint store on Fairmont. More
December 02, 2010 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with Harris County to house prisoners arrested in El Lago. More
December 02, 2010 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area is forming a team to support the Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament benefit, which will be held on April 11 at Bay Oaks Country Club. More
December 02, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena will host a Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Friday at City Hall. More
December 01, 2010 -- Guidry News Service has been designated by the Galveston Historical Foundation as Lead Sponsor for the Elissa Dry-Docking Campaign for the preservation and maintenance of national treasure, The 1877 Elissa, Texas' Official Tall Ship. More
December 01, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena will host an expo on Thursday by the Haitian amputee soccer team, of which several members were injured by the earthquake that struck Haiti in January. More
December 01, 2010 -- Terry Arnold, a volunteer with the Laura Recovery Center, has posted a plea for donations support for the organization which is in danger of closing. More
November 30, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to proceed with a proposed gateway project to place an entrance sign to the city. More
November 29, 2010 -- Friendswood Public Library will host "Cozy Mystery" author Leann Sweeney on Wednesday. More
November 28, 2010 -- The Jeanette Williams Foundation teamed up with Yachty Gras, November 18 at Edgewater Development's model home on West Fork for a Toy Drive for children being treated at University of Texas Medical Branch. More
November 28, 2010 -- Galveston’s 2010 Dickens on The Strand is next weekend, December 4 and 5. More
November 24, 2010 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce will hold a meeting on December 2 for members to meet with city officials regarding the city's proposed sign ordinance. More
November 24, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a $437,760 contract with Brooks Concrete, Inc. for the 2011 Annual Sidewalk Replacement Project. More
November 23, 2010 -- The City of League City will host a workshop on November 30 regarding oil and gas drilling in the community. More
November 23, 2010 -- Dr. Bernard Milstein, founder of The Eye Clinic of Texas, was recently recognized for the sixth consecutive year as a "Super Doctor" by Texas Monthly. More
November 22, 2010 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau recently elected new officers for its board of directors. More
November 22, 2010 -- The Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol recently held a "healing field" event at Walter Hall Park in League City, featuring 1,551 flags to represent Texans who lost their life in an alcohol-related crash in 2009. More
November 22, 2010 -- The League City Historic Shoppes Merchant Association present the Texas Victorian Weekend February 4 at South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center. More
November 19, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club recently presented the Joseph C. Rauscher Award to Seahorse racer Trey Hartman. More
November 18, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the final reading of a $1.062 million contract with Mar-Con Services, LLC for the overlay of Southmore Street from Little Vince Bayou to Red Bluff. More
November 18, 2010 -- Rice University Professor Bob Stein, an expert on urban politics and public policy, was the featured guest at a membership meeting of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership on Wednesday. More
November 18, 2010 -- The Galveston Historical Foundation is seeking volunteers on Saturday to help with preparations for this year's Dickens on The Strand event. More
November 17, 2010 -- The Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol recently received a Tobacco Environmental Coalition grant from the Department of State Health Services. More
November 17, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena will present an award at the November 23 city council meeting to Casey Brock, a recreation attendant for the city who recently performed the Heimlich maneuver on a baby, saving the child's life. More
November 17, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Mel Donehue opposed, to reject a portion of a Community Development Block Grant for disaster recovery related to the design of a new fire station. More
November 17, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint James L. Jay of Shoreacres as an additional municipal court judge as recommended by Judge Joe Pirtle. More
November 17, 2010 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an annexation petition from Momentum Investments, Inc. More
November 17, 2010 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Marketing Manager Barbara Cutzinger reports in her latest BAHEP Business Development Update that work will begin soon on a four-story office building in the Nassau Bay Town Square. More
November 16, 2010 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve council of government’s Vision for Tomorrow document. More
November 16, 2010 -- The Port of Houston Authority Commission today applauded the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership for its work on saving jobs at the Johnson Space Center. More
November 16, 2010 -- Kemah City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the second reading of the Parking Ordinance. More
November 16, 2010 -- The City of Shoreacres will deploy crews to pick up branches, tree limbs and trimmings set out on the curbside for the city's "Fall Clean-Up Green-Up" on November 29. More
November 16, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance authorizing changes in the city’s retirement plan to adjust inflationary increases in benefit payments to retired employees and beneficiaries of deceased employees enrolled in the Texas Municipal Retirement System. More
November 15, 2010 -- The Freeman Branch Library in Clear Lake City will host a piano concert featuring seasonal music on December 10. More
November 15, 2010 -- The Freeman Branch Library in Clear Lake City will offer an adult crafts program on December 1. More
November 15, 2010 -- The Freeman Branch Library in Clear Lake City will host author Joanna Wycoff on December 3 to discuss her book "Dancing in Bomb Shelters". More
November 13, 2010 -- Citizens of Nassau Bay participated in beautifying public areas of the City on November 6. More
November 13, 2010 -- Express Employment Professionals recently held its fourth annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest along with area businesses to benefit local children’s hospitals. More
November 12, 2010 -- Barrios Technology recently donated $1,000 to the Assistance League of Bay Area's Operation School Bell, which provides clothing for children in need. More
November 12, 2010 -- LyondellBasell will demolish a non-operating area of its Bayport Polymers Plant in Pasadena on Saturday. More
November 11, 2010 -- The City of Webster has issued an incident report on a fire that occurred this morning at the Skylar Point Apartments. More
November 11, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a $1.06 million contract with Mar-Con Services, LLC for the Southmore Street Overlay Project from Little Vince Bayou to Red Bluff. More
November 10, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council, in a special joint meeting with the Open Space Beautification and Preservation Committee on Tuesday, voted 5-2, with Kim Morrell and Thom Kolupski opposed, to schedule a workshop for January 11 to further discuss the proposed Open Space and Parks Master Plan. More
November 09, 2010 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve $437,010 for the purchase of two medium rescue trucks to replace one 1990 model heavy rescue truck for the La Porte Fire Department. More
November 09, 2010 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a tourism agreement with the Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau. More
November 09, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council, during a highly attended meeting on Monday, addressed concerns from the city and residents with Harris County officials regarding a county assistance program for rebuilding homes damaged during Hurricane Ike. More
November 08, 2010 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently attended the Perfect Attendance Program at Dunbar Middle School in Dicksinson. More
November 08, 2010 -- The City of League City today provided an update on the relocation of various city offices to a temporary location while renovations are being made to City Hall. More
November 08, 2010 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area volunteers and staff recently helped out at the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce's Ballunar Festival. More
November 07, 2010 -- The Laura Recovery Center now includes a QR Code on every missing child flyer – a code that can be used by smart phone users to help distribute information about missing children. More
November 06, 2010 -- The Bay Area Council On Drugs and Alcohol has announced the winners of the 1st Annual Healing Field Poetry Contest. More
November 05, 2010 -- Innovative Alternatives, Inc., a non-profit organization that assists crime victims, is hosting a charity golf tournament on November 15 at the Bay Oaks Country Club. More
November 05, 2010 -- The Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol, Inc. is hosting its "One Flag - One Life" event next week, with opening ceremonies on Saturday at Walter Hall Park in League City. More
November 05, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1, with Phil Cayten opposed, to approve the final reading of a variance of building regulations for the proposed Hampshire Court Apartments, LP. More
November 04, 2010 -- Taylor Lake Village on Wednesday voted unanimously to authorize Harris County to use documentation and make any alterations necessary to facilitate the bid and construction of the Clear Lake Forest Inlet Replacement Project. More
November 04, 2010 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to amend the city’s Code of Ordinances to delete a section regarding the granting of special exceptions under the Board of Adjustment. More
November 03, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to amend its agreement with LoneStar Logos & Signs regarding Specific Logo Signage for Interstate 45 Exits 25 and 26, the exits at NASA Parkway and Bay Area Boulevard. More
November 03, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted 5-2, with Garry Mack and Paul Dunphey opposed, to approve the first reading of an ordinance imposing regulations on the use of golf carts on public streets or highways within the city. More
November 02, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood will host the Keep Friendswood Beautiful "Fall Haul-A-Day" city wide clean up and garage sale on Saturday at Centennial Park. More
November 02, 2010 -- Kemah City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of the city’s new Parking Ordinance. More
November 02, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $1.086 million contract to Calco Contracting, Ltd for the installation of utility service along FM 2351 to the intersection of Beamer Road. More
November 02, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena will host a community-wide food drive on November 10 at the Pasadena Veterans Memorial Stadium. More
November 02, 2010 -- The City of League City will host a Veterans Day ceremony at the Chester L. Davis Sportsplex on November 11. More
November 01, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood will host a reception tonight at Friendswood City Hall to celebrate the 50th anniversary as an incorporated city. More
November 01, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club on Sunday announced the winners of the club's 24th Annual Harvest Moon Regatta. More
November 01, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club's Lutz racing team won the Pan American Trials in Florida last week, and will represent the country in the 2011 Pan American Games in Mexico. More
November 01, 2010 -- Hospice Care Team will offer a special 4-week group series called “Coping with the Holidays beginning in November. More
October 29, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1, with Pat Van Houte opposed, to approve the first reading of an ordinance authorizing the payment of $240,250 to the law firm of Baron & Budd, PC to reimburse expenses incurred in the city's claims for Hurricane Ike damages. More
October 28, 2010 -- The City of League City, beginning November 5, is moving City Hall staff and services to temporary locations to make repairs to City Hall, and will be offering limited services at the Helen Hall Library due to the installation of a new air conditioning system. More
October 27, 2010 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 5-1, with Joanna Sharp Dawson opposed, to grant a variance to the city’s rules regarding traffic control at parades and processions for the 2010 “Holiday in the Park” parade. More
October 27, 2010 -- Clear Creek Independent School District recently named Community in Schools-Bay Area Executive Director Dr. Peter Wuenschel as the 2010 Citizen of the year. More
October 26, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood will host a reception on November 1 to mark the 50th anniversary of the city's incorporation. More
October 26, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a resolution supporting the certification of a Municipal Setting Designation outside the boundary of the city at NASA Johnson Space Center. More
October 26, 2010 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to reject award of a bid for construction of a Flume/Sheet Flow Drainage Project. More
October 26, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena recently awarded RSC Equipment Rental as the city's Industry of the Month. More
October 24, 2010 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake's Bay Area Houston Fine Arts Festival will take place November 5-6. More
October 22, 2010 -- The League City Police Department will host a Collision Avoidance Training Program for teenage drivers on weekends beginning today. More
October 22, 2010 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District will meet on October 25 and consider postponing the conversion of the Clear Lake 9th Grade Center to an intermediate school. More
October 22, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club recently announced that the club won three first place trophies at the J/Fest Southwest Regatta on Galveston Bay. More
October 22, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted to approve the first reading of a water supply agreement with Nestlé Waters of North America. More
October 22, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club's 24th Annual Harvest Moon Regatta is underway. Robert Mihovil photographed the beginning of the race. More w/photos by Robert Mihovil
October 21, 2010 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt a 2010 tax rate of $0.47776 per $100 valuation. More
October 21, 2010 -- The University of Houston's Hurricane Business Recovery Center, in partnership with the League City Office of Emergency Management, will offer a free workshop for small business owners regarding online security on October 27 at the Johnnie Arolfo Civic Center. More
October 20, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an interlocal agreement with Harris County to help cover the costs of engineering, construction, materials and related support services for the county’s proposed El Camino Real Improvement Project. More
October 20, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to amend a resolution approved on October 5 regarding fees and regulations for various city park facilities to reduce fees for rental of the Community House by area homeowners’ associations. More
October 20, 2010 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Al Burns, Tim Johnson and Barbara Nichols-Abbott to the Clear Lake Shores Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors. More
October 19, 2010 -- Kemah City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a request for $5,000 in Hotel Occupancy Tax funds for the Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival. More
October 19, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 5-2, with Deirdre Carey Brown and Patrick McGinnis opposed, to suspend the city council’s rules of procedure to allow the council to conduct a regular meeting, as opposed to a workshop meeting, which had been previously scheduled. More
October 18, 2010 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area's Board of Directors recently visited the dropout prevention program at Dickinson High School. More
October 18, 2010 -- Bay Area Houston business leaders recently visited the Communities In Schools-Bay Area dropout prevention program at McWhirter Elementary School in Webster. More
October 17, 2010 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau hosted a leadership retreat at Webster’s Hilton Garden Inn to strategize on travel and tourism goals for the region. More
October 15, 2010 -- The City of League City today announced that a request for special use permits to allow drilling and a pipeline in the Magnolia Creek area have been withdrawn at the request of the applicant. More
October 15, 2010 -- The City of Shoreacres today provided information on the city's recently adopted budget and tax rate. More
October 15, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-2, with Don Harrison and Ornaldo Ybarra opposed, to approve the second and final reading of an amendment to an ordinance regarding the city's garbage collection. More
October 14, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena is seeking volunteers for its upcoming Monster Mash event, which will be held on October 23 at PAL Gym. More
October 14, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena will begin assessing a four percent procession fee on Monday for any payments made to the city with a credit or debit card. More
October 14, 2010 -- Bay Area Turning Point, Inc. will host a food drive on November 19-20 at Kroger stores in Clear Lake, Dickinson, Friendswood and League City. More
October 13, 2010 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve funding for a Capital Improvement Plan Project to renovate City Hall. More
October 13, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, discussed and reached a consensus to put forward regulations to allow the operation of golf carts within the city. More
October 12, 2010 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the first and final reading of an ordinance adopting a 2010 tax rate of $0.69212 per $100 valuation. More
October 12, 2010 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted 7-2, with Tommy Moser and Daryl Leonard opposed, to approve an amendment to the city's Zoning Ordinance to allow shipping containers as accessory structures in Large Lot Residential, General Commercial, Business Industrial and Light Industrial zoning districts. More
October 12, 2010 -- The Friendswood Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a resolution authorizing the Brazoria County Appraisal District to purchase the Snow Building in Angleton for use as the appraisal district's offices. More
October 12, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize City Administrator David Stall to purchase a 2010 Chevrolet Tahoe for use in the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement program. More
October 12, 2010 -- President Barack Obama on Monday signed Senate Bill 3729, the compromise legislation on the human spaceflight program. More
October 11, 2010 -- The Laura Recovery Center on Sunday announced that it is now using a "QR Code" on every missing child flyer to help in the distribution of flyers. More
October 11, 2010 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area volunteer Suzanne Milby recently attended the Conference of Southwest Foundations. More
October 08, 2010 -- Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison on Thursday held a news conference at the Saturn V building at NASA Johnson Space Center. More
October 08, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1, with Don Harrison opposed, to approve the first reading of an ordinance adopting a 2010 tax rate of $0.591593 per $100 valuation. More
October 07, 2010 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an ordinance adoption a 2010 tax rate of $0.3486 per $100 valuation. More
October 07, 2010 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a new, three year contract with Blackboard Connect for the city's emergency notification system. More
October 06, 2010 -- The 1st Annual Golf Tournament for the Salute to Service - Kemah Project will be held on Monday, October 11, at South Shore Country Club in League City. More
October 06, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a resolution regarding fees and regulations for various city park facilities, especially for Homeowners Associations. More
October 06, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first and final reading of an ordinance adopting a 2010 tax rate of $0.25750 per $100 valuation. More
October 06, 2010 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a variance to the sign ordinance requested by Matt Wiggins to allow the movement of a billboard sign. More
October 05, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 4-3, with Michael Barker, Deirdre Carey Brown and Patrick McGinnis opposed, to adopt the city's 2010-2011 budget on first and final reading. More
October 05, 2010 -- The Pasadena Fire Marshal's Office and the Pasadena Volunteer Fire Department will host the annual Fire Prevention Festival on Saturday at Strawberry Park. More
October 05, 2010 -- Bay Area Pet Adoptions/SPCA will host Woofstock 2010 on November 6 at the Clear Lake Park Landolt Pavilion in Seabrook. More
October 05, 2010 -- On Saturday, September 26, 2010, local author Dr. Patricia “Pat” Potter Wilson celebrated the 100 Year Anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America at the Cockrell Center Scout Shop which hosted a special author reception, book signing, and presentation that focused on her book Eagle on Ice. More
October 05, 2010 -- Kemah City Council on Monday voted unanimously to deny a proposed variance to allow a Recreational Vehicle Park on Melba Lane. More
October 05, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an ordinance creating a construction work zone on State Highway 146 and temporarily reducing the speed limit along the highway. More
October 04, 2010 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club will host the 24th Annual Harvest Moon Regatta on October 21. More
October 01, 2010 -- The Butler Longhorn Museum will host an educational seminar and lean beef tasting on October 26. More
October 01, 2010 -- Ruth Burke, author of the soon to be released book "Seabrook", will hold a book signing on October 30 at the Merlion Restuarant. More
October 01, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an amendment to a contract with Infosol, Inc. to increase the existing 12-month contract by a total of $6,000. More
September 30, 2010 -- The United States House of Representatives late Wednesday evening voted 304-118 to approve a compromise bill that funds the International Space Station through 2020, schedules another space shuttle mission in 2011 and dedicates $1.3 billion over the next three years to spur commercial development of a low-Earth orbit vehicle for astronauts and cargo. More
September 29, 2010 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a 2010 tax rate of $0.616 per $100 valuation on first and final reading. More
September 29, 2010 -- La Porte City Council, in a continuation of Monday meeting that had been recessed because of a power failure, on Tuesday took no formal action, but reached a consensus to send an audit of the Town Plaza Project to the Harris County District Attorney's Office. More
September 28, 2010 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a 2010 tax rate of $1.36 per $100 valuation. More
September 28, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt the fiscal year 2010-2011 General Fund, Utility Fund and Texas Community Development Block Grant operating budgets. More
September 28, 2010 -- La Porte City Council, in a meeting recessed due to a power outage on Monday, voted unanimously to approve a motion to maintain the Main Street Advisory Board, which currently has no members. More
September 27, 2010 -- The Friendswood Public Library has released a schedule of free programs for adults, with activities tonight through October. More
September 26, 2010 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake will feature an Impromptu Exhibit to “Fill in the Blanks” in October. More
September 24, 2010 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced upcoming events in the Bay Area, including the South West International Boat Show. More
September 24, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-2, with Ornaldo Ybarra and Don Harrison opposed, to approve the first reading of an amendment to the city's Code of Ordinances regarding garbage pick up in the city. More
September 23, 2010 -- Clear Creek Independent School District reports that its Automotive Technician Advisory Council is sponsoring a program to provide automotive training to students "who will continue their automotive training in college and enter the workforce as qualified employees". More
September 23, 2010 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to propose a 2010 tax rate of $0.477760 per $100 valuation, equal to the city's effective rate for the year. More
September 22, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to propose a 2010 tax rate of $0.2575 per $100 valuation. More
September 22, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an ordinance adopting a 2010 tax rate of $0.626808 per $100 valuation on first and final reading. More
September 22, 2010 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted 3-2, with Jackie Fuller and Tami Perkins opposed, to approve an ordinance adopting the city's 2010-2011 budget. More
September 21, 2010 -- Galveston County Commissioner Ken Clark, accompanied by Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell, presented a commisioners court proclamation designating September as “Bring the Shuttle Home Month” to Richard Allen, president and CEO of Space Center Houston. More
September 21, 2010 -- The City of Shoreacres today announced hearing dates regarding the city's 2010-2011 budget and 2010 tax rate. More
September 21, 2010 -- Kemah City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt the fiscal year 2010-2011 budget, which includes a General Fund total of $3,880,056. More
September 21, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to propose a property tax rate of $0.82467 per $100 valuation for the 2010 fiscal year, in excess of the city's effective rate of $0.7854 per $100 valuation. More
September 20, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood will host the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick Competition on September 30 at Centennial Park. More
September 19, 2010 -- The first annual School of The Lady will be held at the Butler Longhorn Museum in League City October 15-17. More
September 19, 2010 -- The Arts Alliance Center will host a movie night on October 21. More
September 17, 2010 -- Helen Hall Library in League City is collecting used LEGO building blocks to make available for after school building activities and on Saturdays for children. More
September 17, 2010 -- The third annual "Toughest 10K" run takes place on Saturday at the Kemah Boardwalk. More
September 17, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance accepting the assessment and valuation of all real and personal property in the city as presented by the Harris County Tax Assessor-Collector's Office in the certified tax rolls. More
September 16, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena, along with the Pasadena Industrial Community Network, this weekend will work to remove and replace fencing damaged during Hurricane Ike. More
September 16, 2010 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to propose a tax rate of $0.3486 per $100 valuation for the 2010 tax year. More
September 15, 2010 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees, in a workshop meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to appoint Donna Rander to fill the District No. 4 seat on the board. More
September 15, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host a skippers meeting on October 15 for the 24th Annual Harvest Moon Regatta. More
September 15, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to name Gerry Victor as delegate and Connie Ramirez as alternate to the Houston-Galveston Area Council 2011 General Assembly. More
September 15, 2010 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to propose a tax rate of $0.616 per $100 valuation for the 2010 fiscal year. More
September 14, 2010 -- Dr. Peter Wuenschel, executive director of Communities in Schools Bay Area, has been named 2010 Clear Creek Independent School District Citizen of the Year. More
September 14, 2010 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt the Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Budget on first and final reading. More
September 14, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 4-3, with Michael Barker, Patrick McGinnis and Deirdre Carey Brown opposed, to approve the proposed Fiscal Year 2010-2011 General Operating Budget. More
September 14, 2010 -- The City of League City on Monday announced that it has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association for the city's 2010 budget. More
September 14, 2010 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a tax rate of $0.71 per $100 valuation, the same rate the city has adopted for 22 years. More
September 13, 2010 -- The Friendswood Police Department will participate in the 27th annual National Night Out on October 5. More
September 12, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club Race Committee Chairman Dwight Bengtson has announced that the City of Seabrook will sponsor the Annual J/Fest Southwest Regatta hosted by the club. More
September 10, 2010 -- Correction: Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1, with Don Harrison opposed, to adopt the city's annual budget on first reading. More
September 10, 2010 -- The City of Shoreacres has announced that drivers on State Highway 146 should expect traffic delays on Saturday morning due to rerouting of traffic for road construction. More
September 09, 2010 -- The City of Shoreacres on Wednesday announced that engineering work has started on street projects and other items funded through federal Hurricane Ike recovery grants. More
September 09, 2010 -- The City of Shoreacres has announced that the city has started the process to adopt a 2010 property tax rate. More
September 09, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena will host a "Fish-n-Flick" event on Saturday, which includes fishing and a movie at Burke Crenshaw Park. More
September 08, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Mayor Floyd Myers opposed, to execute an engagement letter with Andrews Kurth, LLP to serve as bond counsel for future bonds or other debt obligations the city may issue. More
September 08, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted 3-4, with only Mayor Gary Renola, Garry Mack and Paul Dunphey voting in favor, and Kim Morrell, Laura Davis, Don Holbrook and Thom Kolupski opposed, to deny a motion to amend the city's Code of Ordinances to prohibit golf carts on public streets or highways in Seabrook. More
September 08, 2010 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted 3-2, with Jackie Fuller and Richard Sowrey opposed, to authorize the sale of 1,042 square feet of property located between State Highway 146 and Southern Pacific Railroad to Matt Wiggins for a total of $7,500. More
September 06, 2010 -- Clear Creek Community Church is sponsoring a Back to School...Back to Church campaign. More
September 06, 2010 -- A variety of national and local performers are gathering on Saturday night September 25, 2010 at Cullen’s Live in support of Hands Across The Gulf, for one of several oil spill related Benefit Concerts. More
September 06, 2010 -- maurices at League City Towne Center will host a fashion show for pets on September 19 to raise funds for local animal shelters. More
September 06, 2010 -- Harbour Market 2010 will take place at Bay Harbour United Methodist Church Family Life Center in League City October 1-2. More
September 03, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena recently named Dow Fence Company as Industry of the Month, recognizing the company for its donation of materials to repair 15 homes in the city. More
September 02, 2010 -- El Lago City Council, during a workshop on Wednesday, discussed the city's proposed 2010-2011 Fiscal Year Budget and 2010 Tax Rate. More
September 02, 2010 -- The Bay Area Alliance for Youth & Families is hosting a prescription drug drop-off site on September 25 at the University of Texas Medical Branch Clinic at Victory Lakes in League City. More
September 02, 2010 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a contract with Green Earth Resources for mowing services for fiscal year 2010-2011. More
September 01, 2010 -- League City City Council, during a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to authorize Mayor Toni Randall and council members Tim Paulissen and Mike Barber to open discussions with the Glenn Cove Home Owners Association regarding pending litigation. More
September 01, 2010 -- The Friendswood Public Library has announced its schedule of upcoming free programs for adults. More
September 01, 2010 -- The City of League City has announced that it is proposing reducing the city's property tax rate by 1.4 cents under the 2010-2011 fiscal year budget. More
August 31, 2010 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently received school supplies for at-risk students through a donation drive sponsored by MetLife's Elite Retirement and Financial Solutions office. More
August 31, 2010 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced a line-up of upcoming running events, including the "Toughest 10K" in Kemah, and the La Porte "By the Bay" Half Marathon. More
August 30, 2010 -- The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the University of Houston-Clear Lake will host a meeting Tuesday regarding water quality in a segment of Armand Bayou. More
August 30, 2010 -- The Butler Longhorn Museum in League City will host its "2010 Educator Days" starting September 14. More
August 29, 2010 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake will be showing "Directed by John Ford" on September 23. More
August 28, 2010 -- Louis Rigby has defeated challengers David Turnquist and Jason Wheeless to claim the mayor's seat in the August 28 special election in La Porte, while J.W. "Jay" Martin, Jr. received the most votes in a city council race to fill Rigby's District 5 council seat. More
August 27, 2010 -- The City of Kemah has announced that Bel Road will be closed down to one lane, one-way heading eastbound starting Monday due to construction. More
August 27, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 6-2, with Don Harrison and Pat Van Houte opposed, to approve the first reading of a purchase of 5,000 96-gallon refuse containers from Cascade Engineering for a total of $235,400. More
August 26, 2010 -- Houston area children’s authors and the Friends of Evelyn Meador Library will host a special programs and free ice cream at the Seabrook Community House on Sunday, September 26., More
August 26, 2010 -- League City City Council Member Joanna Sharp Dawson recently attended the Newly Elected City Officials' Orientation in Austin. More
August 26, 2010 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Marketing Manager reports in her new Business Development Update that Water and Power Technologies will be moving into its new 20,000 square foot facility at Bay Oaks Business Park. More
August 25, 2010 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to terminate Tax Increment Zone No. 1 - Magnolia Creek, and approving the termination of an interlocal agreement with Galveston County. More
August 24, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted 4-1, with Nancy Schnell opposed, to approve proposing a 2010-2011 property tax rate that exceeds the city's effective tax rate. More
August 24, 2010 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt the Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Budget. More
August 24, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to accept paving improvements associated with West Boulevard and Falcon Ridge Boulevard. More
August 24, 2010 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted 3-5, with Mike Mosteit, Chuck Engelken and Mike Clausen the only votes in favor of approval, to deny a motion to petition the Texas Legislature to extend population requirements to 50,000 for "Type B" Development Corporation Board retail development projects. More
August 23, 2010 -- The City of League City today announced that Coryell Street will be closed to thru traffic from FM 270 to Wisconsin Street starting August 30 due to the Coryell Street Drainage and Street Reconstruction Project. More
August 22, 2010 -- Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau President Pam Summers and Rebecca Thompson recently attended the Great American Seafood Cook-off in New Orleans. Picture
August 22, 2010 -- The Memorial Fund Raising Committee, League City and League City Art Guild are sponsoring a barbecue on September 11 to help raise funds to place a copy of the limited edition sculpture, entitled, “Most Precious Offering” to honor the families of fallen heroes in our area. More
August 21, 2010 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is asking members of the public to help choose songs to wake up the astronauts during the last two scheduled space shuttle missions. More
August 20, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood has announced that the city will offer "Zumba" fitness classes on Thursdays starting in September. More
August 20, 2010 -- The League City Police Department today issued a press release regarding the department's efforts to inform the public. More
August 20, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a $10,200 contract with Pate Engineers, Inc. to conduct a preliminary engineering study to relocate two detention ponds to restore land that can be developed along Fairmont Parkway. More
August 19, 2010 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to publish an intent to issue up to $1.8 million in certificates of obligation for the construction of the El Lago Community Center at 419 Tallowood Drive. More
August 19, 2010 -- The League City Wildcats Youth Football and Drill Team recently held their Grand Raffle Event at Walter Hall Park. More
August 19, 2010 -- The City of Nassau Bay, which recently approved a resolution to partner with the Perry Family YMCA, has announced that the YMCA will offer youth sports leagues in the fall. More
August 19, 2010 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently awarded the Dr. William King Scholarship to Dominique LeBlanc, a graduate of Clear Brook High School. More
August 19, 2010 -- The City of League City will host a public meeting on September 9 concerning improvements to Houston Avenue's pavement, drainage and utilities between FM 518 and State Highway 3. More
August 18, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday, while not holding a formal vote, reached a consensus to develop an ordinance prohibiting the use of golf carts on the city's streets. More
August 18, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood will host its final "Movies in the Park" event for the summer on Friday at Centennial Park, with a screening "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince". More
August 18, 2010 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently welcomed three new case managers for the dropout prevention program. More
August 18, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to schedule a public hearing on September 7 to receive public input on the 2010-2011 fiscal year budget. More
August 18, 2010 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve $160,000 in unencumbered funds for the Clear Lake Shores Economic Development Corporation for the first phase of the Town Center Project along Clear Lake Road from FM 2094 to the south side of the Jarboe Bayou Bridge. More
August 17, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 6-1, with Deirdre Carey Brown opposed, to form a subcommittee to consider a directive for the city council forbidding any single council member from issuing a directive to a member of staff. More
August 17, 2010 -- Kemah City Council on Monday voted unanimously to publish a proposed tax rate of $0.331487 per $100 valuation for the 2010-2011 fiscal year. More
August 16, 2010 -- Communities in Schools - Bay Area has announced a "wish list" of school supplies needed for at-risk students in the Clear Creek and Dickinson school districts. More
August 16, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena will host its Senior Expo on Wednesday at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
August 15, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club Race Committee Chairman Dwight Bengtson recently announced that the club will be hosting the first J/Fest Regatta held in the southwest part of our country on October 16-17 on Galveston Bay. More
August 15, 2010 -- The Bay Area Harbour Playhouse Annual Gala, Variety Show and Fundraiser was held on Friday, August 7, 2010. Pat Patton attended and filed a review. More
August 13, 2010 -- The City of League City has issued an advisory that motorists may experience congestion and delays on August 28 due to road closures in relation to the Third Annual Clear Lake International Triathlon. More
August 13, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a $277,721 contract with Mar-Con Services, LLC, for the Albemarle Bridge Improvements Project. More
August 12, 2010 -- The City of Shoreacres today announced that the city has received authorization from the Texas Department of Rural Affairs for project engineering related to federally funded disaster recovery projects. More
August 12, 2010 -- The City of Kemah has announced that it is accepting applications and resumes for the position City Secretary. More
August 12, 2010 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell has published a commentary concerning the economic challenges for the Houston area. More
August 11, 2010 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Joanna Sharp Dawson opposed to the motion, to defeat a resolution to relocate the boundless playground site to the Chester L. Davis Sportsplex, reversing the city council's vote at a special meeting last week. More
August 11, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted unanimously to extend a permit to allow the use of a temporary Federal Emergency Management Agency trailer at 1305 Meyer Road through May 11, 2011. More
August 11, 2010 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $165,000 contract to Ashbrook Simon-Hartley to furnish and install a refurbished belt press at the city's wastewater treatment plant. More
August 10, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt an ordinance amending residential driveway requirements. More
August 10, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council has approved revisions to the city's driveway requirements. More
August 10, 2010 -- Nassau Bay City Council cancelled its Monday meeting due to a power outage at City Hall. More
August 10, 2010 -- Update: An all clear has been issued following a report issued by PPG Industries concerning the release of phosgene gas at the company's facility at 16th Street and Fairmont near Shoreacres this morning. More
August 10, 2010 -- La Porte City Council on Monday held discussions concerning the proposed 2010-2011 budget. More
August 09, 2010 -- The 5th Annual North Galveston County Chamber of Commerce Politically Incorrect Dinner was held on August 6. More
August 09, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council will hear a presentation from Harris County Precinct Two regarding the county's mosquito control program during tonight's city council meeting. More
August 09, 2010 -- The Seabrook Association recently recognized new members of the association during their meeting at Lakewood Yacht Club. More
August 09, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host its Harvest Moon Safety Day on September 11 in preparation for the Harvest Moon Regatta, which will be held October 21-24. More
August 08, 2010 -- The National Endowment for the Humanities has selected Helen Hall Library in League City as a recipient of the We the People “A More Perfect Union” Bookshelf. More
August 06, 2010 -- League City City Council on Thursday held a special workshop meeting, and voted 5-2, with Neil Baron and Mick Phalen opposed, to relocate the proposed “Boundless Playground” to the Chester L. Davis SportsPlex. More
August 06, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the 2010-2011 budget of the Pasadena Crime Control and Prevention District. More
August 05, 2010 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted to send back to the Clear Lake Shores Economic Development Corporation a request by the EDC to use $160,000 in unencumbered funds for infrastructure along Clear Lake Road from FM 2094 to the south side of the Jarboe Bayou Bridge. More
August 05, 2010 -- Jim and Lynda Guidry, owners of Guidry News Service, publishers of GuidryNews.com, The Online News Station, Gulf Coast E-news and the Guidry News Gazette; and Rick Clapp, owner of Bay Group Media, founder of Bay Area Houston Magazine, and producer of Bay Area Houston Alive, www.GoBAHA.com; have formed an alliance More
August 05, 2010 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a revised budget for Lakeview Police Department for 2011. More
August 05, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood will feature "Fame" on Friday as part of the city's Movies in the Park series at Centennial Park. More
August 05, 2010 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an amendment to the city's Zoning Ordinance to disallow the rental of residences or accessory buildings for a period of less than 30 days. More
August 04, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an amendment to the city's Code of Ordinances regarding signs along Interstate 45. More
August 04, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $51,530 contract to Insituform Technologies, Inc. to rehabilitate an 8-inch sanitary sewer main located at Kingfish Drive and Egret Drive. More
August 03, 2010 -- Kemah City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $203,254 contract to Legion Contracting for construction on Bel Road and alleyway sidewalks. More
August 03, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 4-3, with Deirdre Carey Brown, Patrick McGinnis and Jim Barr opposed, to deny a request by Brown to receive information from executive sessions held by city council prior to her election. More
August 03, 2010 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake on Monday announced that two artists with the center have been selected to assist in the design efforts for a Houston home being built through the reality television show "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition". More
August 03, 2010 -- The City of Kemah will host the Wounded Warrior & Veteran's Appreciation Celebration November 11-14, and will host a fundraising event for the Wounded Warrior Kemah Project on August 13 at Landry's on the Kemah Boardwalk. More
August 02, 2010 -- Volunteer Houston Bay Area has wrapped up its 2010 sessions of the Commanders Program. More
August 01, 2010 -- NASA has awarded a contract to Raytheon Technical Services Co. of Webster, Texas, to operate, maintain and provide sustaining engineering at the Johnson Space Center's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory and Space Vehicle Mockup Facility in Houston. More
August 01, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club Member Haddon Hughes, aged 13 earned the USODA Layline Girls National Championships in the US Optimist Nationals held this year in Deltaville, Virginia. More
July 31, 2010 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District has achieved the state’s highest rating of Exemplary. More
July 30, 2010 -- Filing for special elections for August 28 for the mayor and a single city council seat at La Porte has closed, with three candidates running for mayor and three competing for the city council position. More
July 30, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an amendment to an interlocal agreement with the Texas Department of Rural Affairs for the remaining Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery funds to be paid to the city in connection with Hurricane Ike. More
July 29, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood will feature the movie "Astroboy" on Friday at its "Movies in the Park" series. More
July 28, 2010 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to select CDM Constructors, Inc. as Construction Manager at Risk and establish a guaranteed maximum price for the Southwest Wastewater Reclamation Facility Project. More
July 27, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize $8,000 for the purchase of a network server, router, uninterruptible power supply, external back-up drive and a single workstation for the city. More
July 27, 2010 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to set a proposed tax rate for the 2010-2011 fiscal year at $1.04 per $100 valuation for operations and maintenance and $0.32 for debt. More
July 27, 2010 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to continue the city's Curfew Ordinance for an additional three years without changes to the existing ordinance. More
July 26, 2010 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake will hold the public opening of "High Fiber and Raw Materials: An Invitational & Juried Exhibition of Works in Fiber, Clay, Wood, and Other Natural Materials" on August 26. More
July 23, 2010 -- The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library will host several events in August, including a presentation on Mark Twain, AP and Pre-AP placement reading trivia contests, job search seminars and retirement education classes. More
July 23, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance nominating PolyOne Corporation to the Office of the Governor's Development and Tourism Department as an enterprise project. More
July 22, 2010 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to deny a proposed rate increase by CenterPoint Energy. More
July 22, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood will host "Movies in the Park" on Friday with a screening of "Where The Wild Things Are". More
July 22, 2010 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted 3-2, with Einar Goerland and Tony Galt opposed, to prohibit alcohol in the city's parks. More
July 21, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize Mayor Floyd Myers to execute a memorandum of understanding with the Clear Lake Regional Medical Center for sheltering essential city personnel in the event of a hurricane or other natural disaster. More
July 21, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint John Dolan as an alternate member of the Board of Adjustment for the Building Standards Committee. More
July 19, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena recently named Albemarle as "Industry of the Month". More
July 19, 2010 -- City of League City City Manager Marcus Jahns recently announced that David Benson has been selected to serve as Chief of Staff reporting to Mr. Jahns. More
July 16, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance authorizing a voluntary retirement incentive program for selected city employees, and appropriating a total of $2 million for the program. More
July 15, 2010 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council will host public meetings on July 28 and 29 in Houston and Galveston to receive feedback from the public concerning the method of distribution of Hurricane Ike disaster recovery funds to communities in the H-GAC region. More
July 14, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 5-1, with Deirdre Carey Brown opposed, to uphold the city council's previous decision to eliminate a proposed site at Deepwood as a possible location for the city's new animal control facility. More
July 14, 2010 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 5-1, with Tim Paulissen opposed, to postpone action until August 10 on an ordinance to rezone approximately 81.09 acres at Gun Range Road from a Single Family Residential District to a General Commercial District. More
July 13, 2010 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker was the featured speaker at Tuesday's membership meeting of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership. More
July 13, 2010 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a contract with Belt Harris Pechacek, and authorized an additional $5,000 for service fees, for compilation of a procedures report on the Town Plaza Project. More
July 13, 2010 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve, on first and final reading, an ordinance making several amendments to the 2009-2010 budget. More
July 13, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt an ordinance denying a rate increase proposed by CenterPoint Energy Resources Corporation, doing business as CenterPoint Energy Entex and CenterPoint Energy Texas Gas. More
July 12, 2010 -- The Lakewood Yacht Club has announced that a fund has been established through the Galveston Historical Foundation to support a "haul out" of the 1887 Tall Ship Elissa in order for the ship to join the 25th anniversary of the club's Harvest Moon Regatta in 2011. More
July 12, 2010 -- At the Seabrook Rotary meeting held at Lakewood Yacht Club on July 8, long-time Rotarian Elton Porter was honored for his many years of service to Rotary and to Seabrook. More
July 09, 2010 -- The Bay Area Bunch of Education Specialists is holding a Teacher Job Fair on Thursday, July 15 at the Houston Hobby Hilton Airport. More
July 09, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the Streamlined 5-Year PHA Plan for Fiscal Years 2010-2015 and the Streamlined Annual PHA Plan for Fiscal Year 2010. More
July 08, 2010 -- Bay Area Christian School student Paul Williams recently competeted at the National Jr. BETA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky and was elected to the Top 3 Finalists for National Vice President. More
July 08, 2010 -- Friendswood Rotary Club recently installed its 2010-11 board members and awarded local business owner Jeremy Magnuson the "Rotarian of the Year” award. More
July 07, 2010 -- The Butler Longhorn Museum has offered information on its upcoming 2010 educational programs. More
July 07, 2010 -- Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski has published an announcement that “all 32 miles of Galveston’s beaches are clean, safe, open and awaiting summer tourists”. More
July 07, 2010 -- Kemah City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to join the Galveston County Transit District. More
July 07, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Mayor Floyd Myers opposed, to execute a $789,673 contract with the Texas Department of Rural Affairs for the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Non-Entitlement Grant Program. More
July 07, 2010 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $174,844 contract with Millis Equipment LLC for the Jarboe Bridge Project. More
July 07, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt updated rules of procedure for conducting city council meetings, but agreed to remove a provision that includes a penalty "in an amount not to exceed $500" for violations of the policy. More
July 06, 2010 -- The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and The Galveston Bay Foundation will host three public meetings in July to receive comment on an implementation plan to improve water quality along the Upper Texas Coast. More
July 05, 2010 -- The 2010 Bay Cup II, which will feature long distance racing in Galveston and Trinity Bays, will be held on Saturday, August 7. More
July 04, 2010 -- The League City Chamber of Commerce's 8th Annual “At The Hop” with Men Who Cook event will take place July 29 at South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center. More
July 02, 2010 -- The Friendswood Office of Emergency Management has posted an update on street and creek flooding. More
July 02, 2010 -- The Ray Joseph Hutchinson Foundation’s 6th Annual Salute to Heroes Reception was held at South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center on June 24, 2010. More
July 02, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena Community Relations Department was recently presented seven industry awards for its work in written, online and television communication. More
July 02, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of the Streamlined 5-Year Public Housing Administration Plan for Fiscal Years 2010-2015 and the Streamlined Annual PHA Plan for Fiscal Year 2010. More
July 01, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood will host its 115th annual Friendswood Fourth of July Celebration on July 4-5. More
June 30, 2010 -- The City of League City has moved the Citizen Appreciation Day event on July 4 to the Johnnie Arolfo Civic Center due to the chance of rain. More
June 30, 2010 -- Congressman Gene Green today commended Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice and Science Chair Alan Mollohan, who stated that any change to the nation's space program "should come through an authorization passed by Congress". More
June 30, 2010 -- The City of Kemah has announced that it will kick off a two-day Independence Day celebration with the Kemah Fourth of July Parade on July 3. More
June 30, 2010 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently received support from local businesses to host its NFL/CIS-Bay Area Football Camp in Dickinson. More
June 29, 2010 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to call a special election for August 28 for City Council District 5 due to Council Member Louis Rigby resigning from his position to run in the special mayoral election on the same date. More
June 29, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt an ordinance prohibiting texting or web-browsing while operating a motor vehicle. More
June 28, 2010 -- Clear Creek Independent School District today announced that it is seeking letters of interest from citizens for an appointment to the District 4 Board of Trustees seat, which was recently vacated by the resignation of Stuart Stromeyer. More
June 28, 2010 -- The Lunar Rendezvous Festival's Taste of Rhythm dining event will be held July 11 at Perry’s Italian Grille in Houston. More
June 28, 2010 -- The Galveston Bay Foundation and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will hold three public meetings in July to discuss the progress being made with the Oyster Waters Total Maximum Daily Load Implementation Plan. More
June 28, 2010 -- League City Chamber of Commerce's Kick-Off By the Creek event will take place August 17 at Education Village. More
June 25, 2010 -- Seven local Bay Area Houston students created a special Butterfly Garden for the residents of Hope Village in Friendswood as part of their community project as princess or lieutenant court members of the 2010 Lunar Rendezvous Festival. More
June 25, 2010 -- The City of League City on Thursday announced the launch of "ReadyLC.com", a web site residents can use to prepare for and respond to emergencies. More
June 25, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1, with Don Harrison opposed, to approve the final reading of an ordinance setting a guaranteed maximum price of $170,509 and awarding a Construction Manager at Risk contract to Civil Concepts Construction, LLC for renovations at Fire Station No. 7. More
June 24, 2010 -- El Lago City Council on Monday voted unanimously to allocate $50,000 to fund the construction of shade structures around the Water Spray Pad at the El Lago Swim and Racquet Club. More
June 24, 2010 -- Port of Houston Authority Chief Executive Officer Alec Dreyer was the featured speaker at a membership meeting of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership at Lakewood Yacht Club on Wednesday. More
June 23, 2010 -- The City of League City today announced that the League City Police Department will use funds generated from the city's red light camera program for new safety programs. More
June 23, 2010 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first and final reading of an ordinance creating a Safelight Program Fund. More
June 22, 2010 -- League City City Manager Marcus Jahns has announced new organizational changes. More
June 22, 2010 -- Kemah City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a resolution expressing support of the Constellation Program at NASA. More
June 22, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 5-1, with Deirdre Brown opposed, to approve a contract with Garner Environmental Services, Inc. to provide generators and other emergency response equipment to the city in the event of a disaster or emergency situation in 2010. More
June 20, 2010 -- The Lunar Rendezvous Festival Hop, Bop, and Bowl will be held on July 8 in Webster. More
June 20, 2010 -- Lockheed Martin Chair and Chief Executive Officer Bob Stevens hosted a breakfast last week to give reporters an update on the corporation’s programs and priorities and an opportunity to interface with the corporation’s senior leadership team and program experts. More
June 18, 2010 -- The Hope Village “Love is in the Air” Luncheon and Fashion Show was held on June 10. More
June 18, 2010 -- Bay Area Houston Magazine celebrated it 10th anniversary at Cullen’s Upscale American Grille on June 10. More
June 18, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1, with Don Harrison opposed, to approve the first reading of an amendment to a contract with Civil Concepts Construction, LLC to establish a maximum guaranteed price of $170,509 for renovations at Fire Station No. 7. More
June 17, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood today reminded residents to prepare for Hurricane Season, which offically began June 1, and that the city's web site has been updated to provide hurricane preparation information and register residents for the FirstCall Emergency Notification System. More
June 17, 2010 -- The City of League City recently received awards from the Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers for its "Lean. Clean. Green." Initiative and the city's web site. More
June 16, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena today announced that the Pasadena Volunteer Fire Department is celebrating its 80th anniversary of providing protection to the community. More
June 16, 2010 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to increase the budget for the city's concert series by $2,000. More
June 16, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $140,434 bid to Harris Construction Company, Ltd. for sanitary sewer improvements at the Lakeside Drive extension. More
June 16, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a memorandum of agreement with Johnson Space Center for emergency response. More
June 15, 2010 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to call for a special election on August 28 to elect a new mayor following the resignation of Mayor Barry Beasley. More
June 15, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Connie Ramirez to fill a vacant alderman position. More
June 15, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena today announced that the city has received an improved rating from the National Flood Insurance Program's Community Rating System, resulting in reduced insurance premiums for flood insurance policyholders. More
June 15, 2010 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to elect Mark Denman as mayor pro tem. More
June 14, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood today announced that Airline Drive at Butler Drive will be temporarily closed on Tuesday. More
June 13, 2010 -- Summer programs at The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake will begin on July 5. More
June 11, 2010 -- The University of Houston Hurricane Business Recovery Center will host a seminar on June 17 to provide businesses with tips and tools in forming a plan for hurricane preparedness. More
June 11, 2010 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Director of of Development Barbara Cutsinger reports in the June 10 issue of BAHEP Business Development Update that NA Industries, based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Shokubai Co. LTD, headquartered in Osaka, Japan, will build a new $100 million plant in Bay Area Houston to produce superabsorbent polymers. More
June 11, 2010 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell today responsed to an announcement by NASA that contractors working on the Constellation Program must cut back their expenses to meet with a termination liability clause in the event the project is cancelled. More
June 10, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the second and final reading of a $296,751 contract with B&H Photo and Video for the purchase of high definition television equipment and components. More
June 10, 2010 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a total budget of $1,253,150 for the Lakeview Police Department for Fiscal Year 2011. More
June 10, 2010 -- The Nassau Bay Garden Club has announced that Vijeyta Revankar, a second grade student in Bay Elementary, recently received a third place award in a contest held by Texas Garden Clubs, Inc. More
June 10, 2010 -- The City of Kemah has announced that it will host the Wounded Warrior & Veteran's Appreciation Celebration on November 11-14. More
June 09, 2010 -- The Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced that it is working with the Texas Governor's Office to monitor the Deepwater Horizon oil spill for potential impact on Texas beaches. More
June 09, 2010 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 5-2, with Joanna Sharp Dawson and Tim Paulissen opposed, to award a $321,000 contract to GameTime, in care of Total Recreation Products, Inc., for the purchase and installation of the League City Boundless Playground. More
June 08, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 5-1, with Patrick McGinnis opposed, to reschedule the second regular meeting of the month to June 14 to canvass the votes of the June 5 Special Runoff Election. More
June 08, 2010 -- Kemah City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a bid of $86,839 to Sparkle Sign for a double-sided electronic sign. More
June 07, 2010 -- “This Must Be The Place” written by Monk Ferris is currently playing at Bay Area Harbour Playhouse. Review by Pat Patton
June 07, 2010 -- The Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol today announced that it has been awarded a $2,500 grant from The Home Depot Foundation to help restore the Baytown Children's Discovery Area at the Baytown Nature Center, which had been damaged by Hurricane Ike. More
June 06, 2010 -- Deirdre Carey Brown defeated Jeff Moser in a special runoff election for Friendswood City Council Position 6 on Saturday. More
June 04, 2010 -- The Friendswood Public Library has announced its schedule of upcoming free programs for adults. More
June 04, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance authorizing the purchase of high definition television equipment for a total of $296,751. More
June 03, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood on Wednesday announced that the city's drinking water meets or exceeds all requirements set by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, according to its latest Consumer Confidence Report provided by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. More
June 03, 2010 -- The Friendswood Public Library today announced that patrons can now download audiobooks, eBooks and video through the library's online Overdrive service. More
June 03, 2010 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an amendment to the city's ordinances to incorporate changes made in 2004 and 2007 in Chapter 10 of the codified ordinances, and prohibiting the use of wood roof coverings on residential structures and garages. More
June 02, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted to name Paul Dunphey as mayor pro tem. More
June 02, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a $51,480 bid to R2K Contracting for repairs to the Public Works Service Center. More
June 02, 2010 -- Clear Lake Shore City Council on Tuesday voted 4-1, with Tami Perkins opposed, to select United Health Care for employee health insurance coverage. More
May 28, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance authorizing the purchase of a $295,447 armored vehicle for the Pasadena Police Department SWAT team. More
May 27, 2010 -- Alvin Community College will host a dinner to benefit the Bay Area Council of Boy Scouts of America on June 3 at the Nolan Ryan Center. More
May 27, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood today announced that it will host additional early voting hours on May 29 for the June 5 Special Runoff Election. More
May 27, 2010 -- The Good Skipper Gala, benefiting the Boys & Girls Harbor, was held on Saturday, May 22. More
May 26, 2010 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-0-1, with Mike Barber abstaining, to elect Barber as mayor pro tem. More
May 26, 2010 -- The City of League City will host a Memorial Day ceremony on May 31 at the Chester L. Davis Sportsplex. More
May 25, 2010 -- The Butler Longhorn Museum in League City officially opened on Saturday. Jennifer Vogel of YourTownTV.com provided a report for Guidry News Service. Video
May 25, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday took no action regarding rescheduling its first regular meeting in June to June 14. More
May 25, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to elect Richard Adams as mayor pro tem. More
May 24, 2010 -- The Friendswood Police Department today provided a report on a robbery that occurred on Sunday at a Sonic restaurant. More
May 24, 2010 -- The Friendswood Public Library has announced its schedule upcoming free programs for adults. More
May 23, 2010 -- The Jeanette Williams Foundation for Children’s Cancer Research recently hosted their 3rd Annual “Champagne Wishes & Caviar Dreams” charity dinner cruise aboard the “Big White Boat” of FantaSea Yacht Charters. More
May 23, 2010 -- Bay Area Pet Adoptions/SPCA’s volunteer Board President Karen Morris, has submitted her resignation, effective immediately. More
May 21, 2010 -- The Laura Recovery Center is seeking volunteers this weekend to search for Ali Lowitzer, a 16-year-old girl who went missing on April 26. More
May 21, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena will host an event on Saturday for the grand opening of the new Golden Acres Recreation Center. More
May 21, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a $250,782 contract with Zarinkelk Engineering Services, Inc. to provide design engineering services for the Finfrock/Mobile Drainage Project, Beverly Street Drainage Project and Golden Acres Manhole Rehabilitation Project. More
May 20, 2010 -- Members of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership were among more than 150 Citizens for Space Exploration travelers who went to Washington, D.C. this week in an effort to convince members of Congress to re-draft President Barack Obama’s proposed NASA budget which canceled the Constellation program. More
May 20, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club on Wednesday announced the winner of the Sea Lake Yacht Sales Shoe Regatta. More
May 20, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena will host a Community Safety Fair and Hurricane Workshop on Saturday at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
May 20, 2010 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt an ordinance canvassing the results of the May 8 General Election, and administered oaths of office to three new city council members. More
May 19, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Mel Donehue opposed, to grant 15 percent of Hotel Motel Tax funds to the Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau based on actual revenues for fiscal year 2009-2010. More
May 19, 2010 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to reject all bids on the Jarboe Bayou Bridge Restoration Project and re-bid the project. More
May 19, 2010 -- The City of League City will host a public hearing on June 10 regarding the FM 518 Bypass Project. More
May 19, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood today announced early voting times and locations for the June 5 Special Runoff Election for City Council Position 6. More
May 18, 2010 -- The delegation from Citizens for Space Exploration in Washington, D.C. this week includes several college students. Geoffrey Glidden, who just graduated from the University of Missouri told Jennifer Vogel of YourTownTV.com that he hopes to be an astronaut some day. Video
May 18, 2010 -- Jennifer Vogel of YourTownTV.com, who is providing coverage of the Citizens for Space Exploration visit to Washinton D.C. for GuidryNews.com reports that 150 travelers are calling on Congressional offices today. Video
May 18, 2010 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today approved participation in the funding of three projects totaling $4.5 million including a $100,000 allocation for a farmers market in Seabrook. More
May 18, 2010 -- Kemah City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a resolution declaring the results of the May 8 General Election, and administered oaths of office to city council members Robin Collins and Breton Spry. More
May 18, 2010 -- Friendswood Rotary Club recently awarded a $4,000 scholarship to Leslie Balkham, a Friendswood High School senior who planst to attend Houston Baptist University. More
May 17, 2010 -- Jennifer Vogel of YourTownTV.com is providing video coverage to GuidryNews.com of the 19th Annual Citzens for Space Exploration visit to Washington, D.C. in support of Human Spaceflight. Video
May 17, 2010 -- The City of La Porte has announced the lineup for the 2010 Plaza by the Bay Summer Concert Series to be held at the new Five Points Plaza in downtown La Porte on six Friday evenings beginning June 11. More
May 17, 2010 -- Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson today sought to calm concerns about the oil slick from the Deepwater Horizon spill and potential effects on the Texas coast. More
May 17, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host its 24th Annual Harvest Moon Regatta on October 21. More
May 17, 2010 -- Members of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership are in Washington, D.C. this week with a group of 150 “travelers” from across the nation in an effort by Citizens for Space Exploration to convince members of Congress to redraft President Barack Obama’s proposed NASA budget which canceled the Constellation program. More
May 16, 2010 -- The Lunar Rendezvous Festival has released information on this years Court and upcoming events. More
May 15, 2010 -- The 2009 Robert J. Collier Trophy has been presented to NASA and the International Space Station Team by the National Aeronautic Association. More
May 14, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council on Thursday voted unanimously to call for a run-off election on June 5 to decide the City Council Position 6 seat. More
May 13, 2010 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted 3-1, with Jeff Tave opposed, to approve $175,000 in funding for the construction of a Splash Pad at the Swim and Racquet Club. More
May 13, 2010 -- Volunteer Houston Bay Area recently received a $1,000 donation from Oiltanking Texas City employees for the "A Visit from Saint Nicholas" program. More
May 13, 2010 -- The Galveston County Democratic Party and the Texas AFL-CIO will host a rally on Friday in League City in support of NASA jobs. More
May 13, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1, with Pat Van Houte opposed, to approve the first reading of a $696,098 contract with Rust, Ewing, Watt & Haney, Inc. for real and personal property insurance for the city. More
May 13, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt an order canvassing the results of the May 8 Special Election. More
May 12, 2010 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize an employment agreement with Marcus Jahns as the new city administrator. More
May 11, 2010 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to select Clark Condon Associates to provide professional services associated with the development of a master plan for the Nassau Bay Peninsula. More
May 11, 2010 -- The City of Shoreacres will host its annual Clean-Up Green-Up campaign on Saturday and Sunday by offering curbside collection of yard trimmings. More
May 11, 2010 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted 5-4, with Chuck Engelken, Louis Rigby, Tommy Moser, John Zemanek and Daryl Leonard in favor and Michael Mosteit, John Black, Mike Clausen and Mayor Barry Beasely opposed, to approve a motion to direct the city staff to meet with the Economic Alliance Port Region to renegotiate a lease agreement for office space at city property. More
May 11, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to move forward within its budgeted funds for legal matters to meet with an attorney on admiralty and marine matters. More
May 10, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena today announced that NA Industries, Inc., has selected Pasadena's Bayport area for the construction of a $100 million superabsorbent polymer production facility, which will employ about 60 full time workers when completed. More
May 10, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club on Sunday announced that the Flynn/Whelan Team recently won first place at the 2010 Sperry TopSider Annapolis National Offshore One Design Regatta. More
May 09, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena announced that sponsorship opportunities are available at a variety of different levels, and volunteer positions are available for both groups and individuals for this year's 4th Fest event. More
May 09, 2010 -- Texas State Representative Larry Taylor was presented the Defending the American Dream award by Americans for Prosperity Director, Peggy Venable at the Clear Creek Republican Women's meeting last week. More
May 09, 2010 -- Joe Jaworski was elected Mayor of Galveston in Saturday's election; and Nassau Bay Mayor Donald Matter and Port Arthur Mayor Deloris "Bobbie" Prince were reelected. More
May 07, 2010 -- The Friendswood Police Department on Thursday arrested three burglary suspects following a pursuit that ended in a car accident at the intersection of Blackhawk and Abercreek. More
May 07, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an extension of an agreement with Harris County for Park and Ride Bus Service from Pasadena Town Square Mall through May 2011. More
May 06, 2010 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council cancelled its meeting scheduled for Wednesday due to the lack of a quorum. More
May 05, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Garry Mack opposed, to award a $548,692 bid to Digna Corporation for the repair and replacement of the City Hall air conditioning system. More
May 05, 2010 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to direct the city attorney to develop an ordinance regarding inhabitable houses. More
May 05, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a bid of $354,000 to RJ Construction Company for mechanical equipment replacement of a secondary clarifier at the Central Wastewater Treatment Plant. More
May 04, 2010 -- The Laura Recovery Center reports that the search continues for 16 year old Alexandria Lowitzer, who disappeared after getting off her school us a few feet from her home in the Spring area. More
May 04, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 6-1, with Michael Barker opposed, to authorize city staff to request construction bids upon the completion of the design of the Stadium Lane Project. More
May 04, 2010 -- Early voting ends today for the May 8 General Election, with several contested races in cities and school districts in Brazoria, Galveston, Harris and Jefferson counties on the ballot. More
May 02, 2010 -- The 24th annual Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation’s gala on April 30 honored National Aeronautics and Space Administration Associate Administrator for Space Operations, William H. Gerstenmaier. More
May 02, 2010 -- The Laura Recovery Center - for missing children - has announced that Friendswood High School graduate Elizabeth "Lizzy" Conger is this year's recipient of the Laura Smither Scholarship. More
May 01, 2010 -- The Ray Joseph Hutchinson Foundation’s 6th Annual Salute to Heroes Reception will be held on Thursday, June 24, 2010, from 6 to 9 p.m., in the Crystal Ballroom at South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center. More
May 01, 2010 -- Galveston County Sheriff’s deputies assisted by Constable Pct. 8 Pam Matranga’s Office and the Kemah Police Department executed four simultaneous search warrants at game rooms in Bacliff and Kemah area on Friday as a result of on-going investigations into reported illegal gambling. More
May 01, 2010 -- The Laura Recovery Center for missing children has been awarded this year's US Department of Justice Missing Children Non-Profit Organization of the Year Award. More
April 30, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a contract with Access Electric, Inc. for on-call electrical service and repair for a one-year period. More
April 28, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize an amendment to an agreement with Harris County to provide for participation in the application and distribution of Hurricane Ike Disaster Community Development Block Grant funds. More
April 28, 2010 -- The Friendswood Police Department today reported that a small Cessna-type plane crashed this morning in the area of Wilderness Trails. More
April 28, 2010 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 4-3, with Neil Baron, Jim Nelson and Phyllis Sanborn opposed, to approve a motion to continue the city's night time curfew, but to delete the section of the Curfew Ordinance setting daytime curfew hours during the week for children under 17. More
April 27, 2010 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted 4-3, with Tommy Moser, Daryl Leonard and John Zemanek, Jr. opposed, to approve a three-year agreement with the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership for economic development services. More
April 27, 2010 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve an agreement for participation in the Texas Virtual School Network. More
April 26, 2010 -- The City of League City on Thursday announced its new "Life Data" Project, which provides emergency workers access to vital medical information for those unable to provide it during an emergency situation. More
April 26, 2010 -- The City of League City on Thursday announced that it has added new bottle and can recycling containers at its city parks. More
April 26, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club and the Galveston Bay Cruising Association will host a safety seminar on May 8 for the Veracruz 2010 Regatta de Amigos XXII. More
April 25, 2010 -- The Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament recently presented a check for $108,277 to Communities In Schools – Bay Area, a dropout prevention program serving Clear Creek and Dickinson Independent School Districts. More
April 23, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a $106,500 contract with Civil Concepts, Inc. for design engineering services for repairs to underground utilities, curb and gutter and sidewalks at Southmore Avenue. More
April 23, 2010 -- Clear Springs High School's Parent Teacher Student Association will host a "Meet Your Legislator" Night on Tuesday at the Performing Arts center. More
April 22, 2010 -- The 56th Annual Texas Music Festival and Village Fair will be held in Walter Hall Park in League City, Texas April 30 through May 2. More
April 22, 2010 -- Friendswood Public Library has announced its schedule of free programs for adults through May 3. More
April 22, 2010 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve creation of a railing system to act as a barrier to deter through traffic across the city's right-of-way and the Ed White Elementary property. More
April 22, 2010 -- The April meeting of the local National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution chapter met at the historic Frank J. Brown Heritage Museum in Friendswood. More
April 21, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize an amended contract with Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP for the collection of delinquent ad valorem taxes. More
April 21, 2010 -- The 15th Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance will host novelist Clive Cussler as the Grand Marshall of the event on May 1-2 in Seabrook. More
April 21, 2010 -- The 15th Annual Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance will be held May 1-2 at the Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook. More
April 21, 2010 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve contract documents and technical specifications for the Clear Lake Road Jarboe Bridge Erosion Project and authorized advertisement for bids on the project. More
April 20, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena has announced that City Hall, the Pasadena Public Library and other city facilities will be closed on Wednesday in honor of San Jacinto Day. More
April 20, 2010 -- Kemah City Council on Monday voted 3-1, with Wayne Rast opposed, to appoint Fred Spencer as Fire Marshal effective June 1. More
April 20, 2010 -- The City of League City today announced that Brian Hayes has joined the city as human resources manager. More
April 20, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize submittal of an application to Texas Parks and Wildlife for a $200,000 grant to build a Hike and Bike Trail System. More
April 19, 2010 -- Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently received a $4,000 contribution from United Space Alliance for the dropout prevention program to help "at risk" children. More
April 18, 2010 -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration astronaut Shannon Walker is hosting a video competition for students in the greater Houston area from April 1 to May 14. More
April 16, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena will host its annual KidFish event on Saturday at Burke Crenshaw Park. More
April 16, 2010 -- The City of League City has moved its Open House scheduled for Saturday to the League City Civic Center due to the threat of severe weather. More
April 16, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 7-2, with Jackie Welch and Phil Cayten opposed, to approve the first reading of an ordinance amending various provisions of the city's Code of Ordinances regarding water, sewers and sewage disposal. More
April 15, 2010 -- Harris County Precinct Two Commissioner Sylvia Garcia will host a town hall meeting on May 6 at the East Harris County Activity Center in Pasadena. More
April 15, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood Community Services Department is hosting the Aquafina Pitch, Hit and Run Competition on Tuesday, April 20. More
April 15, 2010 -- Minuteman Press-Bay Area on Monday announced that it has received the top management award from CPrint International. More
April 14, 2010 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell has clarified his position in an earlier posting that was published on the GuidryNews.com Forum - his comments were not intended to give the impression that he completely endorses the President's new plan for human spaceflight. More
April 14, 2010 -- The Jeanette Williams Foundation recently received a contribution from the proceeds of the 2010 Yachty Gras boat parade. More
April 14, 2010 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell reports that President Obama’s revised plans for the 2011 NASA budget is good news for the manned spacecraft program. More
April 14, 2010 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to confirm Mayor Toni Randall's nomination of Interim City Administrator Marcus Jahns as the city's full-time city administrator. More
April 13, 2010 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to re-appoint Winifred Weber as relief judge for the Municipal Court. More
April 13, 2010 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an ordinance authorizing the issuance of certificates of obligation, general obligation refunding bonds and La Porte Water Authority Contract Revenue Refunding Bonds for various projects. More
April 13, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a resolution naming the Riveron Law Firm to act as grant administrator for Texas Community Development Block Grants awarded to the city for Hurricane Ike recovery projects. More
April 12, 2010 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area on Thursday announced the opening of its Resale Shop in Webster. More
April 12, 2010 -- The City of League City will host an open house on April 17 to provide information on the city's "Lean. Clean. Green." Program. More
April 11, 2010 -- Local film writer and director Vincent J. Privitera has extended his acting class schedule to include six week Acting Classes at the Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake on Tuesday evenings from April 20 through May 25. More
April 11, 2010 -- Passengers who ride Harris County Transit buses this week will be asked to participate in a questionnaire about their use of the system. More
April 11, 2010 -- Andrea White, wife of candidate for Governor, Bill White, spoke to Alpha Delta Kappa Honorary Teachers Sorority on April 5. More
April 09, 2010 -- The City of Shoreacres will host its annual Clean-Up Green-Up campaign on May 15-16. More
April 09, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance for the purchase and installation of three splash pads for Peter Fogo Park, Odell Park and Memorial Park for a total of $633,672. More
April 08, 2010 -- A League of Women Voters Candidates Forum for the May 8 Friendswood City Council Election will be held on Thursday, April 22 at Windsong Intermediate School. More
April 08, 2010 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve amendments to the city's Code of Ordinances regarding the Building Standards Commission's membership and fees. More
April 08, 2010 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve an ordinance allowing golf carts to drive on public roads and to cross Kirby Street. More
April 08, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 5-1, with Mayor Floyd Myers opposed, to approve a collection fee of 30 percent for unpaid fines, fees, court costs, forfeited bonds and restitution orders that have been referred to a collection attorney or other vendor for collection. More
April 08, 2010 -- Texas State Representative Carol Alvarado and Houston City Council Member Michael Sullivan will host a Hurricane Preparedness Community Meeting on Tuesday, April 20 at Garfield Elementary School at 10301 Hartsook Street. More
April 07, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood on Monday announced that it is accepting applications for booth and parade entries for the 115th Annual Fourth of July Celebration. More
April 07, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance to adopt the city's Comprehensive Master Plan 2030. More
April 06, 2010 -- The City of La Porte will host the April Main Street Morning Brew on April 14 at Main 101 Grill & Bar. More
April 06, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena will host a consumer and organizational conservation workshop on April 13 at Pasadena Public Library. More
April 06, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the club's new floating pier in the West Harbor. More
April 06, 2010 -- Friendswood Public Library has released its line-up of free programs for adults during April. More
April 06, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to name Interim City Secretary Melinda Welsh as the city secretary. More
April 05, 2010 -- Friends of League City Animal Shelter, a newly formed 501(C)3 non-profit organization whose purpose is to increase the number of adoptions to qualified homes, to recruit and train additional foster home caregivers for animals pending adoption, to promote the spaying and neutering of animals, and to provide volunteer assistance and funding to League City Animal Shelter to support the humane care and treatment of animals will host a Pet Botique Pet Charity Sale Closeout on SAturday, April 10. More
April 05, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena will host the "Fútbol Fiesta" with the Houston Dynamo on Thursday at Strawberry Park. More
April 02, 2010 -- The National Aeronautics and Space Administration on Thursday announced that astronaut Shannon Walker is hosting a video competition for students in the Houston area through May 14. More
April 02, 2010 -- Houston TranStar will host a press conference on Tuesday regarding its new interactive hurricane evacuation web-based map for the Houston-Galveston Region. More
April 02, 2010 -- The City of League City on Thursday announced that the city now offers paperless "ECO-Billing" online for municipal utility bills. More
April 02, 2010 -- Robert L. Fuller, chair of Lakewood Yacht Club's Keels & Wheels Concours d'Elegance, has publised a tribute to John O'Quinn, an attorney, philanthropist and classic car collector who died recently. More
April 02, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a $59,939 contract with URS Corporation for the development of a Continuity of Operations Plan using Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program funds. More
April 01, 2010 -- The San Jacinto Museum of History will host a re-enactment of the Battle of San Jacinto on April 24 at the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site. More
April 01, 2010 -- Friendswood Public Library has announced its schedule of programs for adults in April. More
April 01, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood will host its annual Kidfish event on Saturday at the Centennial Park Pond. More
April 01, 2010 -- League City Volunteer Fire Department recently hosted its annual awards ceremony. More
March 30, 2010 -- El Lago City Council, in a special meeting on Monday, voted unanimously to deny a proposal from the Seabrook Economic Development Corporation to contribute $10,000 toward new equipment for the Ed White Elementary School playground. More
March 29, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena will host the 11th annual Ms. Pasadena Senior Pageant on Wednesday at the Pasadena Convention Center. More
March 29, 2010 -- Hope Village on Friday announced that Hometown Bank in Friendswood recently donated $1,000 to support the annual Maurice Estlinbaum memorial fish fry. More
March 29, 2010 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation has announced that it is seeking volunteers to read applications and possibly donate funds for the Teacher Innovative Grant program. More
March 28, 2010 -- Clear Creek Community Church’s West Campus will celebrate their third Easter on Sunday, April 4 at a new location, the Fun Max Facility at FM 528 and Bay Area Boulevard. More
March 28, 2010 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Director of Development Barbara Cutsinger's latest Business Development Update reports on plans for the University of Texas Medical Branch's Victory Lakes campus, which will provide ambulatory care facilities, outpatient procedure and treatment centers, clinics,administration buildings, retail, parking garages and logistics support. More
March 28, 2010 -- A team of concerned citizens, led by the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership, traveled to Capitol Hill last week where they made 71 visits to congressional offices in support of human spaceflight. More
March 28, 2010 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday approved several amendments to the 2008-2011 Transportation Improvement Program and the 2035 Regional Transportation Plan. More
March 26, 2010 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership will host its 4th Annual Education Vendor Breakfast on April 14 at NASA's Gilruth Center. More
March 26, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena on Thursday announced that it has named Chevron-Phillips as "Industry of the Month" for its assistance to the community following Hurricane Ike. More
March 25, 2010 -- Port of Houston Chief Executive Officer Alec Dreyer has responded to a message by Shoreacres Mayor Jayo Washington that was posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum. More
March 25, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a contract with Belt Harris & Associates for auditing services for the 2010 fiscal year. More
March 25, 2010 -- The Shoreacres Civic Association will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday at Circle Park. More
March 25, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena will host a Trash Bash event at Bay Area Park, as well as the city's Easter Eggstravaganza and "Stroll Down Memory Lane" event on Saturday. More
March 25, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood on Wednesday announced that it will receive approximately $367,000 in disaster recovery funding to make repairs to Fire Station No. 3, which is located in the Forest Bend subdivision. More
March 25, 2010 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to declare candidates unopposed in the May 8 general election for three positions on the city council. More
March 24, 2010 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a resolution in support of NASA's Constellation Program. More
March 23, 2010 -- A proposed new contract with the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership to provide economic development services to the City of La Porte failed on two tie votes by La Porte City Council on Monday. More
March 23, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to declare all candidates unopposed and to cancel the municipal election for May 8. More
March 22, 2010 -- Communities in Schools - Bay Area will honor the Assistance League of the Bay Area during the annual CIS Day Breakfast on May 20. More
March 22, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host the Sea Lake Yacht Sales Shoe Regatta on May 15-16. More
March 22, 2010 -- The Rotary Club of Seabrook will host its Second Annual Quick Draw fundraiser on Saturday at the Lakewood Yacht Club. More
March 19, 2010 -- Communities in Schools - Bay Area on Wednesday announced that it has received a donation from Johnson Bender & Co. Wealth Managers for the Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament, which will be held on April 12. More
March 19, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council, in a special meeting on Thursday, voted unanimously to adopt a budget amendment to the 2009-2010 General Budget on first and final reading. More
March 19, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a reimbursement agreement with Harris County for the reconstruction of Southmore Avenue from 500 feet west of Richey Street to 500 feet east of Johnson Road. More
March 18, 2010 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today named her choices for five positions on the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors in a news conference that included release of the report from the Mayor's Transition Task Force on the Metropolitan Transit Authority that she received from the committee on Saturday. More
March 18, 2010 -- Shoreacres Mayor Jayo Washington has written a letter, which is posted on the GuidryNews.com Forum, responding to an offer of a noise easement by the Port of Houston Authority to property owners affected by the Bayport Container Terminal. More
March 18, 2010 -- The City of Shoreacres today announced that three of the city's five Hurricane Ike recovery applications for Texas Community Development Block Grants have moved from the Texas Department of Rural Affairs to the Harris County Community Services Department for review by the county attorney before approval by the Harris County Commissioners Court. More
March 18, 2010 -- Keep Friendswood Beautiful will host its Spring Sparkle city clean up on April 10 at Centennial Park. More
March 17, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood today issued a reminder to residents disposing of green waste to place grass, leaves and trimmings in a translucent bag and to bundle and tie tree limbs and branches. More
March 17, 2010 -- The Friendswood Senior Citizen Program is offering free Yoga and physical fitness classes at the Friendswood Activity Building. More
March 17, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to transfer $600,000 in unused bond funds from the Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion Project to use for other water and wastewater system improvements. More
March 16, 2010 -- The Texas Department of Transportation is soliciting comment on revisions to department transportation planning and programming rules that will be posted in the Texas Register on March 19. More
March 16, 2010 -- The City of League City will host a "branding bootcamp" beginning March 22, and will be gathering input from the community to assist in developing a "brand" for the city. More
March 16, 2010 -- The City of La Porte will host a grand opening event for the Five Points Town Plaza on March 25. More
March 16, 2010 -- Texas EquuSearch Mounted Search and Recovery Team will host its Endless Search Banquet and Charity Auction on April 8 at the Pasadena Fairgrounds. More
March 15, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club on Saturday announced that eight of the club's racers received trophies in the Bay Cup I race in Galveston Bay. More
March 14, 2010 -- The Farmers Market at Clear Lake Shores is held every Saturday. More
March 14, 2010 -- Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library has issued news releases on the Freeman Needlecrafters; a presentation by Home Instead Senior Care; the Girl Scout “Interest Project: Exploration!” program; a presentation by Mardie Menke, Harris County CERT Coordinator; and New Madrid, Missouri in History and Legend. More
March 12, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance authorizing the purchase of a playground system and components for Yellowstone Park from Lone Star Recreation in the amount of $113,152. More
March 11, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood on Tuesday announced that the Community Appearance Board has changed its name to Keep Friendswood Beautiful. More
March 11, 2010 -- The City of Shoreacres today announced that the Port of Houston Authority has released its Bayport Mitigation Solution program to address residential noise concerns from the operation of the Bayport facility. More
March 11, 2010 -- Congressman John Culberson and fellow Congressman Frank Wolf on Monday met with members of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership to discuss the elimination of NASA's human spaceflight program from the federal budget. More
March 10, 2010 -- The City of Shoreacres today issued an advisory that Choate Road will be closed between Bay Area Boulevard and State Highway 146 on Thursday for repairs. More
March 10, 2010 -- The "Celebrating Wellness & Technology Fair" will be held on March 20 at the Landolt Pavilion in Clear Lake Park. More
March 10, 2010 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 5-1, with Jim Nelson opposed, to modify the city's ordinance regarding parades and events to require city council approval for any event requiring the closure of any state designated roadway or any primary thoroughfare within League City. More
March 09, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a memorandum of understanding with the Harris County Flood Control District to provide for the coordination of watershed and stream hydraulic modeling, technical review and comment on requests for flood map revisions. More
March 09, 2010 -- La Porte City Council on Monday canvassed the results of a run-off election held February 27 and installed John P. Zemanek, Jr. as the newly-elected council member for the At-Large Position A seat. More
March 09, 2010 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to authorize the city manager to fill a new position added to the Public Works Department and to stay within the established budget for the fiscal year. More
March 08, 2010 -- Filing for the May 8 General Election ends at 5 p.m. today for elected offices at several cities, school districts and colleges in Brazoria, Galveston, Harris and Jefferson counties. More
March 08, 2010 -- Pat Patton has posted a review of Neil Simon's Tony Award Winning play Biloxi Blues which is playing at the Clear Creek Community Theatre. More
March 08, 2010 -- Patty Mayeux, founder of ELAN Enterprises, is offering a four-week course based on the first ELAN Principal, "Honor a Higher Power", starting April 6. More
March 07, 2010 -- Dr. Allan H. Fradkin was recently announced by the Houston Chronicle as a runner-up in the Mac ‘n’ Cheese Throwdown Contest in the Luxury Division of recipes. More
March 06, 2010 -- Paul Williams, a seventh grader at Bay Area Christian School, competed this past weekend at the Jr. BEA State Convention in Dallas and was elected the Texas State Jr. BETA Vice President. More
March 05, 2010 -- The Wildlife Rehab & Education Center will release three red-tailed hawks into the wild on Saturday at the Dr. Ned & Fay Dudney Clear Creek Nature Center in League City. More
March 05, 2010 -- Communities in Schools - Bay Area on Wednesday announced that Margot Frye has been named the organization's new Resource Development Director. More
March 05, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the final reading of an agreement with the San Jacinto Family YMCA to provide $20,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds for an after school enrichment program. More
March 04, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood will close Greenbriar Road from Castlewood to Mustang on Monday for the Shattered Dreams Program at Friendswood High School. More
March 04, 2010 -- Strictly Street Salsa will offer Latin Dance Wellness classes in the Webster and Clear Lake area starting this week. More
March 04, 2010 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted 4-1, with Charles Evans opposed, to award a $288,446 contract to Metro City Construction for the Taylor Lake Estates Pavement Project. More
March 03, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a $175,000 agreement to participate in an advertising and marketing program with Space Center Houston. More
March 03, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance to issue a conditional use permit to allow an open air market at 1315 Meyer Road in the Old Seabrook District. More
March 03, 2010 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to order a special election on May 8 to approve the Town Center Project and issue bonds for the project. More
March 02, 2010 -- Patty Mayeux, founder of ELAN Enterprises, is offering a 12-week course based on "The Artist's Way" by Julia Cameron. More
March 02, 2010 -- Election Day for the 2010 Primary Elections is today, with various positions on the Republican and Democratic Party tickets on the ballot. More
March 02, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted 4-3, with Michael Barker, Jim Hill and Jim Barr opposed, to approve a resolution urging the Texas Congressional Delegation to request and support continued funding for the United States Army Corps of Engineers General Re-Evaluation Report on Clear Creek for the 2011 fiscal year. More
March 02, 2010 -- Kemah City Council on Monday voted unanimously to extend its agreement with LJA Engineering & Surveying, Inc. to provide general engineering services for the city. More
March 01, 2010 -- The Lockheed Martin-led team developing the Orion crew exploration vehicle reports that it has achieved a major technology milestone by completing fabrication of the world’s largest heat shield structure. More
February 28, 2010 -- Spaceflight pioneer Aaron Cohen, a former director of NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, died on Thursday after a lengthy illness. More
February 28, 2010 -- Science Applications International Corporation has announced Larry Sikes’ promotion to the Safety and Mission Assurance Support Services Contract section manager position in the Receiving Inspection and Test Facility at NASA’s Johnson Space Center More
February 28, 2010 -- The Laura Recovery Center is sending two staff members to San Diego, California to organize a civilian search for missing 17 year old student Chelsea King. More
February 27, 2010 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District will present the “Young At Art” Student Art Exhibit at The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake, celebrating Youth Art Month. More
February 26, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood has announced that work on the FM 518 Drainage Improvement Project will begin on Monday. More
February 26, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an agreement with the Transportation Subsidy Program for the disbursement of $105,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds for the operation of a taxi cab service for low income elderly and disabled residents. More
February 25, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club has announced that the Bay Access charitable association is offering two scholarships for area youth sailors this year. More
February 25, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood will host the 8th annual KIDFISH event on April 3 at the Centennial Park Pond. More
February 25, 2010 -- Parents in College, in conjunction with Strictly Street Salsa, will offer salsa classes at various locations in the Webster and Clear Lake area starting March 4. More
February 24, 2010 -- Houston City Council Member Michael Sullivan, whose district includes the Johnson Space Center, held a news conference in the lobby of Houston City Hall to support the human spaceflight program, which has been threatened with the elimination of the Constellation Program by the Obama administration. More
February 24, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to name Melinda Welsh as the interim city secretary following the retirement of City Secretary Deloris McKenzie. More
February 23, 2010 -- Pasadena Public Library will host storyteller and musician Miss Lou Lou on Friday at the central library and the Fairmont branch library, and on Sunday will host an antique appraisal fair at the central library. More
February 23, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve modifying a grant application to provide for construction of a police department building. More
February 23, 2010 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a $1.657 million agreement with Angel Brothers Enterprises, Ltd. for the construction of the Sens Road Utility Relocation Project. More
February 23, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council on Monday voted 5-1, with Thom Kolupski opposed, to amend the city's contract with the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership to provide $5,000 in support of job retention and growth at NASA's Johnson Space Center. More
February 23, 2010 -- The League City Charter Chapter of ABWA celebrated its 20th anniversary on February 17, 2010 at Sundance Grill II. More
February 23, 2010 -- The City of League City will hold an open forum on February 25 as part of its “listening campaign” titled League City Speaks. More
February 21, 2010 -- The 22nd Regata de Amigos Spectacular bi-annual race from Galveston to Veracruz will begin on Friday June 18. More
February 19, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the second and final reading of an ordinance extending an interlocal agreement with Harris County for Park and Ride bus service from the Pasadena Town Square Mall through May 2010. More
February 19, 2010 -- The Friendswood Police Department on Thursday announced that three suspects have been arrested in connection with a series of vehicle burglaries in and around the city. More
February 19, 2010 -- The City of Shoreacres on Thursday announced that work has started on flood damage repairs caused by Hurricane Ike to the City Hall. More
February 18, 2010 -- The City of League City has announced that a "Pampered Pooches" charity sale benefitting Friends of the League City Animal Shelter on February 27-28. More
February 18, 2010 -- An overflow crowd packed the ballroom at the Hilton Houston NASA Clear Lake on Wednesday for a meeting with Congressmen Pete Olson and John Culberson to talk about plans by President Barack Obama to eliminate the Constellation Program that was intended to return humans to the moon. More
February 18, 2010 -- The Farmers Market at Clear Lake Shores will be open every Saturday in February. More
February 17, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize Mayor Floyd Myers to sign a memorandum of understanding with the Harris County Flood Control District. More
February 17, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood today announced that it will use an all-electronic voting system for the upcoming May election. More
February 17, 2010 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to place a referendum on the May 8 election ballot to seek voter approval for the Clear Lake Shore Economic Development Corporation to issue $900,000 in sales tax revenue bonds for the Town Center Project. More
February 17, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance to add a new section to the city's special use regulations establishing standards for telecommunications towers. More
February 15, 2010 -- The City of League City will hold an open forum on February 25 at the Civic Center Ballroom. More
February 15, 2010 -- The City of League City has announced that it is accepting applications for a new federal program to provide energy efficiency repairs to residents' homes. More
February 13, 2010 -- Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library has published several news releases about service at the Bay Area Houston facility. More
February 12, 2010 -- Harris County Transit has added ten new bus stops to its bus routes. More
February 12, 2010 -- Texas Workforce Commissioner Ronny Congleton recently visited the Bay Area offices of the Texas Workforce Commission, which is expanding its offices to include a "transition" office for possible lay-offs at NASA. More
February 12, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an extension of its interlocal agreement with Harris County for "Park and Ride" bus service from the Pasadena Town Square Mall through May 2010. More
February 12, 2010 -- A benefit paintball tournament will be held on Sunday, February 28 at Twisted Games Fields for William Serrato, a three year old boy facing his third Open Heart surgery since his birth. More
February 11, 2010 -- David Braun has published a commentary questioning President Barack Obama's proposal to "turn over much of the work that NASA does to 'commercial' interest". More
February 11, 2010 -- Harris County Precinct Two Commissioner Sylvia Garcia will host a town hall meeting for Bay Area residents on February 18 at the Bay Area Community Center in Seabrook. More
February 11, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena has announced that residents may experience short, one-time power outages in the coming weeks as new electricity "Smart Meters" are installed throughout the city. More
February 11, 2010 -- The Greater Houston Chapter of the Community Associations Institute has announced the winners its Community Association Recognition of Excellence in Service awards for the fourth quarter of 2009. More
February 11, 2010 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently received a $600 donation from Staples to pruchase school supplies for at risk students. More
February 11, 2010 -- Update: The United States Coast Guard is working with the Houston Police Department Dive Team to search for a missing crewmember who was on board a tug boat that sank in the Houston Ship Channel on Wednesday evening. More
February 10, 2010 -- The Clear Creek Community Council of PTAs will host their 5th Annual PTA Reflections Reception on February 18 at The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake. More
February 10, 2010 -- The Galveston Bay Foundation will host a meeting on February 24 at Clear Lake Park to discuss the development of reduction measures and a monitoring plan to reduce bacteria levels in the waters of Galveston Bay. More
February 10, 2010 -- The City of League City today announced that it has created a new web site, leaguecitycouncilvideos.com, to provide video of city council meetings and workshops. More
February 10, 2010 -- The League City City Council will host a public hearing on February 23 to receive input on the regulation of golf carts on city streets. More
February 10, 2010 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to direct interim City Administrator Marcus Jahns to contact the Mercer Group, a consultant for the city assisting in the search for a new permanent city administrator, to provide its top eight recommendations for the position within 30 days. More
February 10, 2010 -- The League City Charter Chapter of ABWA will celebrate their 20th Anniversary on February 17. More
February 10, 2010 -- The Bay Area Council Boy Scouts of America will celebrate 100 years of scouting with fun and games at Moody Gardens on February 20. More
February 09, 2010 -- Lutheran Social Services Disaster Response today announced that it has been awarded a $10.7 million Social Services Block Grant through the Houston-Galveston Area Council to provide unmet needs funds for survivors of Hurricane Ike in the 10-county area impacted by the storm. More
February 09, 2010 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the final reading of an amendment to the city's Code of Ordinances regarding animals to add a section regarding tethering. More
February 09, 2010 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to canvass the results of the January 30 special election for City Council At-Large Position A and established dates and times for a run-off election on February 27. More
February 09, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to call for an election on May 8 to elect a mayor and two at-large aldermen positions. More
February 08, 2010 -- The Rotary National Award For Space Achievement Foundation has selected NASA Associate Administrator for Space Operations William H. Gerstenmaier as the recipient of the 2010 National Space Trophy. More
February 06, 2010 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake will celebrate the life and work of Richard W. Wood along with the work of local photographers in a “double-feature” event that opens this week. More
February 06, 2010 -- Karen's Kloset at 2326 Strand in Galveston pulled out all the stops on Thursday, February 4 to launch the Strand's newest women's boutique. More
February 06, 2010 -- Five San Jacinto College students will conduct research using NASA as their laboratory to test the effects of microgravity on blood coagulation. More
February 05, 2010 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership will host a Celebrating Wellness and Technology Festival on March 20 at Landolt Pavilion in Clear Lake Park. More
February 05, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a change order increasing the cost of the Municipal Service Building Renovation project by $152,855. More
February 04, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood on Wednesday announced that city records, such as minutes, ordinances, resolutions and other items, are now available through the city's web site. More
February 04, 2010 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to order an election on May 8 for City Council Position 3, Position 4 and Position 5. More
February 04, 2010 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to award a bid to Scroll & Quill Services, LLC and appropriate $10,000 from the city's contingency fund to install an open-faced, movable shelving system for filing. More
February 03, 2010 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted 2-1, with O.B. Thomas opposed, to approve a settlement agreement in the case of Katherine McIntyre, et al vs. The City of Clear Lake Shores and the Clear Lake Shores Economic Development Corporation regarding the Town Center Project. More
February 03, 2010 -- The Bay Area Bluegrass Association will host its next "Bluegrass Night in League City" on February 20 at the Johnny Arolfo Civic Center. More
February 03, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept a final report by the Charter Review Commission regarding the proposed amendments to the Seabrook City Charter to be placed on the May 8 election ballot for consideration. More
February 03, 2010 -- The City of Webster today announced that City Secretary Pauline Small has earned the Master Municipal Clerk designation from the International Institute of Municipal Clerks. More
February 03, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 5-2, with Mayor Floyd Myers and Council Member Mel Donehue opposed, to accept $400,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds for construction of a new fire station and the purchase of fire apparatus. More
February 02, 2010 -- Clear Lake Regional Medical Center has announced a series of special community events that it will hold February 6-13 in observance of American Heart Month. More
February 02, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood will host a reception on February 18 for City Secretary Deloris McKenzie, who is retiring after 26 years of working for the city. More
February 02, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to hire the firm of Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Martin to represent the city concerning litigation with Wight Realty Interests, Ltd. More
February 02, 2010 -- The City of League City on Monday announced that it has added an "iCalendar" feature to the city's web site to allow residents to import city events and meetings into their personal calendar on their computers or phones. More
February 02, 2010 -- The City of La Porte has rescheduled the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the Five Points Town Plaza planned for Thursday due to possible inclement weather. More
February 01, 2010 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership President Bob Mitchell, in a message to BAHEP members, has called for a battle save NASA's Constellation Program from budget cuts proposed by President Barack Obama. More
February 01, 2010 -- A run off election will be held in La Porte on February 27 between candidates David L. Janda, Jr. and John P. Zemanek, Jr. for La Porte City Council At-Large Position A. More
February 01, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club will host the 2010 Bay Cup I on March 6. More
January 31, 2010 -- The Rotary club of Friendswood reports that it has raised an additional $4600 to assist the victims of the killer 7.2 earthquake that struck Haiti. More
January 31, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena said that participants in the Volunteer Pasadena program saved the city $1.7 million during the last fiscal year. More
January 29, 2010 -- The Gulf Coast Center MHMR will host an open house on February 5 at its Galveston County Community Service Center and on February 12 at its Brazoria County Community Service Center. More
January 29, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood has announced that it will hold an election for city council Position No. 4 and Position No. 6 on May 8. More
January 29, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of a $904,550 contract with D&W Contractors, Inc. for the North Pasadena Redevelopment Overlay Phase II project. More
January 28, 2010 -- The City of Friendswood on Tuesday announced that it will now post updates from the city on Twitter. More
January 28, 2010 -- The City of La Porte will hold an election on Saturday for the unexpired term of City Council At-Large Position A. More
January 28, 2010 -- The Texas Department of Transportation has announced that southbound lanes and one northbound lane of Interstate Highway 45 at Calder will be closed Friday evening until Saturday morning due to construction of a crossing of State Highway 96. More
January 27, 2010 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 2-5, with Mike Barber and Jim Nelson the only votes in favor, to defeat a motion to place a special election on the May 8 ballot to move the general election date to November beginning with the 2011 general election. More
January 26, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday received an update regarding the status of repairs at various city properties, including Miramar Park. More
January 26, 2010 -- The City of Shoreacres today announced that repairs have begun at Miramar Park, which sustained damage during Hurricane Ike. More
January 26, 2010 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted 4-3, with Tommy Moser, Louis Rigby and Daryl Leonard opposed, to approve a construction contract and change order for construction of the Gateway Project. More
January 26, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $2.428 million bid to SER Construction Partners, Ltd. for the FM 518 Drainage Improvements Project. More
January 26, 2010 -- Kemah City Council on Monday held a ceremony administering the oath of office to Terri Gale, who was appointed to fill City Council Position 5, previously held by Mary Anne Holcomb. More
January 25, 2010 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area recently received funds from Lexus of Clear Lake to underwrite the "Keep Kids in School Golf Tournament". More
January 25, 2010 -- The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Clinical Care Center in the Bay Area is sponsoring two new programs for female cancer survivors, "Look Good…Feel Better" and "Reach to Recovery". More
January 25, 2010 -- A health education specialist in the Integrative Medicine Program of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center recently spoke to Bay Area Houston seniors in a program sponsored by the University of Houston Clear Lake and the Clear Lake Association of Senior Programs. More
January 25, 2010 -- The City of Shoreacres today reported that a power outage at its city hall may affect the operation hours of the city. More
January 24, 2010 -- The City of League City Public Information Office has announced the launch of a YouTube Channel. More
January 24, 2010 -- Bay Area Meals on Wheels President Ann Lambert received a $500 check donation from the Seabrook Association during the January membership meeting held at Lakewood Yacht Club. Photo
January 24, 2010 -- Clear Springs High School art teacher Richard Williams, who has been selected as The Art Alliance Center at Clear Lake’s Outstanding Artist, will be honored on February 20 during “A Magical Evening of Art,” a gala hosted by TAACCL. More
January 24, 2010 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District Board of Trustees will consider the 2010-2011 school boundary recommendations during the January 25 general board meeting More
January 23, 2010 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Annual Banquet attracted a capacity audience to the ballroom of South Shore Harbour Resort on Friday. More
January 22, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance authorizing an interlocal agreement with the Texas Department of Rural Community Affairs for Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery funds related to Hurricane Ike. More
January 22, 2010 -- Communities in Schools - Bay Area will host a fundraising golf tournament on April 12 at Bay Oaks Country Club. More
January 22, 2010 -- Harris County will host Ellen Frances Tuchman on January 30 at the Kyle Chapman Annex to consider memorabilia of Pasadena history from area residents for inclusion in an art piece to be displayed in the new Harris County Courthouse Annex. More
January 21, 2010 -- The City of Pasadena will relocate personnel for ten of its departments from various locations to the city's former police station on Friday. More
January 21, 2010 -- Clear Lake High School Student Council will host "Going the Extra Mile for Haiti", a fundraiser walk to benefit the American Red Cross relief efforts in Haiti, on Monday at Veterans Memorial Stadium. More
January 21, 2010 -- The Jeanette Williams Foundation for Children's Cancer Research will host its "Champagne Wishes and Caviar Dreams" charity dinner cruise on April 25 at South Shore Harbour. More
January 20, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the second and final reading of an amendment to the city's Code of Ordinances regarding the prohibiting of shooting and capturing birds. More
January 20, 2010 -- The Friendswood Public Library has published its schedule of programs for adults for the remainder of January and early February. More
January 20, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to award a bid of $89,507 to Complete Electrical Services to perform post-storm repairs and remodeling of City Hall. More
January 20, 2010 -- South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center in League City recently served as host for the crew of "Extreme Makeover - Home Edition" while building a home for a family in Kemah. More
January 20, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to designate Mayor Gary Renola and Mayor Pro Tem Kim Morrell as representatives to attend the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership's annual Citizens for Space Exploration visit in Washington D.C. on May 17-20. More
January 20, 2010 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday took no action on a resolution authorizing its economic development corporation to issue bonds to move forward with the Town Center Project after the city and the EDC were both served with a restraining order preventing action on the matter. More
January 19, 2010 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership will host a Power Breakfast and Expo PLUS a Panel Discussion: “The Truth about a Wellness Program–Real Case Studies” on Wednesday, January 27 at the Nasa Hilton on Nasa Parkway. More
January 19, 2010 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Monday presented the first reading of a resolution approving the Town Center Infrastructure Project and approving the issuance of bonds by the Clear Lake Shores Economic Development Corporation. More
January 19, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club has announced its 2010 racing schedule for area sailors. More
January 18, 2010 -- Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library will host events for gardeners, Girl Scouts and persons writing a family history. More
January 17, 2010 -- The Arts Alliance Center Collaborated with the Design Team at “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” Project in Kemah! More
January 17, 2010 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake has announced the winners of its Livestock Show and Rodeo Student Art Exhibition. More
January 17, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club Seahorse Carson Crain has been named to the 2010 US Sailing Development Team. More
January 17, 2010 -- The First Annual Seabrook Association Pelican Ball will be held on Friday, February 26. Flyer
January 17, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club Sailing Director Mattia D’Errico has announced that the National Sailing Programs Symposium will be held in the Clear Lake/Bay Area for the first time. More
January 15, 2010 -- The City of Shoreacres on Wednesday announced that it has enacted an ordinance to allow some temporary housing units to remain after the March 31 deadline for removal. More
January 15, 2010 -- The City of Shoreacres on Tuesday announced that it is taking steps to provide relief to residents following Hurricane Ike through crediting utility and refuse collection bills. More
January 14, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance to purchase 52 Ford vehicles from Philpott Motors, Ltd. for a total of $1.369 million. More
January 13, 2010 -- League City City Council on Tuesday took no action regarding placing a proposition on the May 8, 2010 Special Election ballot to move the general election date to the November uniform election date beginning with the general election in 2011. More
January 13, 2010 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted 6-0-1, with David Braun abstaining from the vote, to approve providing $4,000 in additional funding per year for five years to the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership for economic incentive packages. More
January 12, 2010 -- Shoreacres Mayor Jayo Washington has published an incident report on the AmericanAcryl explosion on December 9. More
January 12, 2010 -- Day Five Update: The Beach family's Kemah home, which is under construction as part of the "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" television show, continues to take shape, with the roof, windows and doors installed. More
January 12, 2010 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to accept the award of a $75,000 grant from the Governor's Office of Emergency Management for the development of a Continuity of Operations Plan. More
January 12, 2010 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an ordinance setting conditions for the extension of the removal deadline of temporary Federal Emergency Management Agency housing on residential lots. More
January 11, 2010 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Blood Center is participating in a blood drive this week in various locations in connection with the "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" event in Kemah. More
January 11, 2010 -- The Clear Lake Emergency Medical Corps today announced that it has received a new remounted ambulance. More
January 10, 2010 -- Day Four Update: The home being contructed by volunteers in the Extreme Makeover:Home Edition project is moving along. More
January 08, 2010 -- The Nassau Bay Garden Club will host its "Spring is in Bloom" fundraiser on March 26 at the Lakewood Yacht Club. More
January 08, 2010 -- The Galveston County Health District will offer free H1N1 vaccinations at Kemah City Hall on Wednesday. More
January 08, 2010 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to readopt the city's Curfew Ordinance. More
January 08, 2010 -- Interfaith Caring Ministries is seeking volunteers for the "Extreme Food Drive" being held at the site of a new home being constructed in Kemah as part of the "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" television show. More
January 07, 2010 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an ordinance authorizing the purchase of a $723,098 ladder truck from Hall Buick, Pontiac, GMC. More
January 07, 2010 -- League City Municipal Court today announced that it will begin accepting payments for fines through an online payment system on Monday. More
January 07, 2010 -- The crew of the television show "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" today visited the home of the Beach family in Kemah to announce that they will be the recipients of a brand new home to be completed and move-in ready in seven days. More
January 07, 2010 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to accept the Fiscal Year 2009 Audit Report presented by Belt Harris & Associates. More
January 06, 2010 -- Former League City mayor Pat Hallisey has posted his thoughts on a new investigation of former city administrator Chris Reed. More
January 06, 2010 -- The League City Police Department is hosting a delgation of Chinese National Police Officers this week to learn about League City's CAMSTAT community policing model. More
January 06, 2010 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an amendment to the city's Code of Ordinances regarding its Bird Sanctuary policy to remove Muscovy Ducks from the protection of the ordinance. More
January 06, 2010 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted 4-1-1, with Don Holbrook opposed and Thom Kolupski abstaining from the vote, to approve an interpretation of the Seabrook City Charter as "not prohibiting council members from discussing any and all facts or communications made the basis of the executive session on September 15, 2009". More
January 06, 2010 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to apply for participation in the State Emergency Conservation Office's Stimulus/Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant program. More
January 05, 2010 -- Shoreacres Mayor Jayo Washington has issued a report to his city's residents about the coming cold weather, advising that "it has been 20 years since a cold front like this has swept through Texas". More
January 05, 2010 -- Kemah City Council on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Terri Gale to fill the vacant seat for City Council Position No. 5. More
January 05, 2010 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the purchase of a natural gas powered generator for City Hall in the amount of $66,316. More
January 04, 2010 -- Lakewood Yacht Club recently exchanged yacht club flags with South Shore Yacht Club of New Orleans, which suffered severed damage during Hurricane Katrina. More
January 04, 2010 -- Communities in Schools-Bay Area will host a benefit golf tournament on April 12 at the Bay Oaks Country Club. More
January 02, 2010 -- Bob Mitchell, president of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership, reports that Dr. Ned Dudney, a founding of the organization, passed away Friday morning. More
December 30, 2009 -- The Friendswood Public Library today announced its January schedule of free programs for adults. More
December 29, 2009 -- The City of League City today announced dates and times residents can drop off live Christmas trees for recycling at the Recycling Center. More
December 29, 2009 -- The City of League City on Monday announced that iPhone users can now receive real time crime statistics on their phones through a new crime database iPhone application. More
December 28, 2009 -- Blu Shields Construction is seeking donations of various items for its upcoming build of a home with television's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. More
December 28, 2009 -- Pasadena City Council, at its December 22 meeting, voted unanimously to approve a contract with the Texas State Library and Archives Commission for the city to receive a $44,584 Loan Star Libraries grant. More
December 21, 2009 -- The League City Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's Association will meet on January 21 at Sundance Grill in Kemah. More
December 20, 2009 -- Bay Area Bluegrass Association will host its next Free Bluegrass music show Saturday, January 16, 2010 Poster
December 18, 2009 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve on first reading an ordinance authorizing a full surface topographic survey for Fire Station #5 by Civil Concepts, Inc. and appropriating $1,900 for the project. More
December 18, 2009 -- Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union “Sandy Saver” member Kelsi Blair, 10, was awarded $50 and the knowledge that her Christmas card, one of four winners, will be sent out to a large portion of Gulf Coast Educators membership this Holiday Season. More
December 17, 2009 -- The Farmers Market at Clear Lake Shores has announced that it will now be open every Saturday. More
December 17, 2009 -- The Freeman Branch Library has announced that it is now hosting meetings of the Freeman Needlecraft Club. More
December 17, 2009 -- The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library has published releases on several programs it will offer in January. More
December 17, 2009 -- The "Keels & Wheels" Christmas Preview scheduled for today at City Centre has been cancelled due to weather. More
December 17, 2009 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Marketing Manager Barbara Cutsinger has published the December issue of the BAHEP Business Development Update. More
December 16, 2009 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the second reading of an ordinance amending the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance regarding "Home Occupations" and prohibition of signs for home occupations located in R-1, R-2 and R-3 residential zoning districts. More
December 16, 2009 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to direct the Clear Lake Shores Economic Development Corporation to move forward with plans for the Town Center Project. More
December 15, 2009 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to extend a reduction of building fees charged for residential building permits. More
December 15, 2009 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted 3-4, with John Black, Mike Mosteit and Chuck Engelken in favor and Louis Rigby, Tommy Moser, Daryl Leonard and Mayor Barry Beasley opposed, to defeat a motion to award a bid for the Gateway Enhancement Project. More
December 15, 2009 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday directed city staff to prepare a final draft ordinance to consider in January to provide for an extension to the removal deadline for temporary housing on residential lots. More
December 15, 2009 -- Wiley Rogers, a 10-year-old Houston Yacht Club sailor, captured a first place win in the White Fleet and third place regatta overall win during the United States Optimist Dinghy Association Midwinter Championship hosted by Southern Yacht Club in New Orleans over the Thanksgiving holiday. More
December 14, 2009 -- The City of League City took part in the judging of the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce’s 48th Annual Christmas Boat Lane Parade on Clear Lake on December 12th. More
December 14, 2009 -- The City of Friendswood today announced that it has received a $2.3 million Community Development Block Grant from the Texas Department of Rural Affairs for purchasing and installing generators at various infrastructure facilities in the city. More
December 14, 2009 -- The United States Census Bureau is seeking employees for the 2010 Census. More
December 14, 2009 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership will honor Texas State Representative Craig Eiland with the 2010 Quasar Award for Economic Development Excellence during the organization’s banquet on Friday, January 22 at the South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center in League City. More
December 13, 2009 -- League City Mayor Toni Randall has posted her report on last week's meeting of League City City Council. More
December 12, 2009 -- Members of the Pasadena Police Department will go up against members of the Pasadena Volunteer Fire Department in the annual Battle of the Heroes flag football game on Saturday. More
December 12, 2009 -- Houston Yacht Club members recently participated in the Toys for Tots program, collecting more than 220 new toys for needy children. More
December 12, 2009 -- There will be a Keels & Wheels Christmas preview at City Centre, at the intersection of I-10 West and the Sam Houston Toll Road, on Thursday, December 17. More
December 10, 2009 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the first reading of an agreement with Harris County for sharing the cost of the reconstruction of Main Street from State Highway 225 to 500 feet south of Southmore Avenue. More
December 10, 2009 -- The Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership held its annual Holiday Party at the Lakewood Yacht Club on December 9. More
December 10, 2009 -- The Nassau Bay Garden Club will hold its biennial fundraiser on March 26 at the Lakewood Yacht Club. More
December 10, 2009 -- The Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol has published a release with tips on keeping the roads safe from drunk driving during the holiday season. More
December 09, 2009 -- The City of League City today announced that Michael Loftin has been named the new Director of Finance, replacing former interim director Terry Knudsen. More
December 09, 2009 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 5-1, with Mike Barber opposed, to cast the city's votes in the Galveston Central Appraisal District Board of Directors election, with 200 votes cast in favor of Gary Jones, 100 in favor of Walt Syers, and three votes each for David Moss, Emery Williams, II and Victor Pierson. More
December 09, 2009 -- The Harris County Homeowner Disaster Recovery Program is accepting applications for assistance for homeowners whose property was damaged during Hurricane Ike. More
December 09, 2009 -- The City of Shoreacres today reported that a fire from an explosion at the American Acryl chemical facility on Port Road that occurred this morning is considered under control. More
December 08, 2009 -- Kemah City Council on Monday voted 3-1, with Wayne Rast opposed, to declare City Council Position No. 5, held by Mary Anne Holcomb, as vacant. More
December 08, 2009 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to cast the city's votes in the Galveston Central Appraisal District Board of Directors in favor of Gary Jones. More
December 07, 2009 -- Lakewood Yacht Club recently awarded the "Sirly" as the 2009 "Yacht of the Year" at the club's Fall Ball Awards Ceremony. More
December 04, 2009 -- Representatives of the Texas Department of Transportation will meet with Shoreacres residents to discuss the SH-146 Constructin Project on Thursday, December 17. More
December 03, 2009 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to allow retirees from the city to keep and maintain accrued Health Reimbursement Accounts. More
December 03, 2009 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted 5-1, with Lilian Norman-Keeney opposed, to approve moving forward with a curbside recycling program. More
December 02, 2009 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to renew an agreement with Republic Services, Inc. for landfill usage by the city at a disposal fee of $7.38 per cubic yard. More
December 02, 2009 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to instruct the CLS Economic Development Corporation to hold two additional workshops regarding the Town Center project before reconsidering the item in January. More
December 02, 2009 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize the execution of a $95,107 agreement with the Bay Area Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau for fiscal year 2009-2010. More
December 01, 2009 -- Bay Area Pet Adoptions/SPCA will host the Walk in the Park for Pets and pet costume contest on December 6 in League City in conjunction with the city's Holiday in the Park event. More
November 30, 2009 -- Volunteer Houston Bay Area today announced that the Boeing Houston Employee Community Fund recently presented a donation of $10,000 to support the annual "A Visit From Saint Nicholas" project at area schools. More
November 30, 2009 -- The City of Friendswood will host the annual Holiday Hustle 5K Fun Run/Walk and Kid's K on Saturday at Stevenson Park. More
November 27, 2009 -- The City of La Porte will host its "Christmas on Main Street" event on Thursday in the Main Street District. More
November 27, 2009 -- South Shore Harbour Resort will feature a giant gingerbread house as part of its Holiday Open House. More
November 27, 2009 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre will open its production of "Rented Christmas" on December 4. More
November 25, 2009 -- The City of Kemah today announced that the "Blizzard by the Bay" event, which was rescheduled due to weather, will be held on Friday. More
November 25, 2009 -- Boat People SOS, Inc. will host a holiday health fair on December 4 at the San Leon Community Church. More
November 24, 2009 -- The City of Shoreacres has issued a notice that there will be no trash collection on Thursday and no recycled materials collection on Saturday due to the Thanksgiving holiday. More
November 24, 2009 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation for the placement of signs on Highway 146 and the execution of a City Pride Agreement. More
November 24, 2009 -- Kemah City Council, in a joint meeting with the Kemah Community Development Corporation on Monday, voted unanimously to adopt the City of Kemah Parks Master Plan. More
November 22, 2009 -- Nassau Bay's annual Beautification Day attracted young and older volunteers. More
November 22, 2009 -- AMOCO Federal Credit Union will bring 30,000 pounds of snow to their Tuscan Lakes Branch, on December 5. More
November 20, 2009 -- Friendswood City Secretary Deloris McKenzie on Monday announced her plans to retire in February after serving the city for almost 25 years. More
November 19, 2009 -- An open house on Friday, November 20 will launch Christmas in Kemah. More
November 18, 2009 -- The Friendswood Heritage Gardeners Garden Club is sponsoring the 43rd Annual Christmas Homes Tour in Friendswood on November 21-22. More
November 18, 2009 -- Seabrook City Council, during a special meeting on Tuesday, received updates on the status of various grant applications for the city. More
November 18, 2009 -- The City of League City has published information on this year's Blue Santa Program, which is sponsored by the League City Police Department and League City Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association. More
November 18, 2009 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an extension and amendment to its solid waste services contract with Repubic Services, Inc. for a term through November 2012. More
November 18, 2009 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept the Planning and Zoning Commission's final report regarding changes to the proposed zoning ordinance of Town Center, with the elimination of an R-1 District from the designations of the overlay district. More
November 17, 2009 -- The League City Animal Control Shelter and Animal Control Officer Sammy Garza recently received awards at the 35th Annual Texas Animal Control Association Conference. More
November 17, 2009 -- Friendswood Police Department today announced the arrest of a 51 year old male resident, also a former Harris County deputy constable, for public indecency More
November 17, 2009 -- Kemah City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a resolution formally disapproving of action taken by the Galveston Central Appraisal District Board of Directors to award a two-year contract with Hugh Landrum & Associates as valuation engineers. More
November 17, 2009 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to canvass the results of the November 3 election, which included local option elections for legalizing the sale of beer and wine for off-premise consumption and the legalization of the sale of mixed beverages in restaurants by food and certificate holders. More
November 16, 2009 -- The City of Shoreacres recently announced that it has negotiated an agreement with cellular telephone provider T-Mobile to construct a new wireless service tower at the city's Public Works facility on Shoreacres Boulevard. More
November 16, 2009 -- The League City Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's Association will meet on December 17. More
November 16, 2009 -- Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library will host a presentation by John Gorman and a program of Seasonal Music in December. More
November 15, 2009 -- Clear Brook High School’s debate team has advanced to the “Top 32” round of an international debate competition – besting more than 200 opponents from across the world. More
November 13, 2009 -- Pasadena City on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the final reading of an ordinance authorizing and accepting a Project Safe Neighborhoods grant from Sam Houston State University in an amount not to exceed $33,166. More
November 13, 2009 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership, BayTran, and the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership, BAHEP, have joined forces "to bring unique destination branding to the region". The endeavor has been named the Bay Area Houston Regional Brand. More
November 12, 2009 -- Farmers Markets are scheduled in Clear Lake Shores on Saturday, December 5 and December 19. More
November 12, 2009 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to schedule a public hearing after the holiday season to receive comments regarding the regulation of golf carts on public roadways. More
November 12, 2009 -- Seabrook City Council on Wednesday held a special meeting to administer the oath of office to newly-elected Council Member Thom Kolupski. More
November 11, 2009 -- The City of League City today announced that new traffic lights have been installed and are now active at the Calder and Interstate Highway 45 intersection. More
November 11, 2009 -- The City of Friendswood on Tuesday issued a reminder that for-profit groups soliciting products or services door-to-door must register with the police department and obtain a permit. More
November 11, 2009 -- The Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol this week is hosting a "Healing Field" event at Walter Hall Park in League City to place flags for each of the 1,600 alcohol related traffic fatalities on Texas roads in 2008. More
November 10, 2009 -- The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Friendswood by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for its comprehensive annual financial report. More
November 10, 2009 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an ordinance calling for a special election for January 30 and possible runoff election for the Council At-Large Position A seat. More
November 10, 2009 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a $173,075 bid with Metro City Construction for the 2009 Street Paving Project. More
November 10, 2009 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve an ordinance establishing an emergency management program, and authorizing the appointment of an emergency management coordinator for the city. More
November 10, 2009 -- The Bayside Lions club is sponsoring the Carson-Barnes BIG TOP Circus on Thursday, November 12. More
November 09, 2009 -- The Nassau Bay Garden Club is planning its "Spring is in Bloom" fundraiser, which is set for March 26 at Lakewood Yacht Club. More
November 09, 2009 -- The Bay Area Bluegrass Association will host its last show of the year on November 21 at the Johnny Arolfo Civic Center in League City. More
November 09, 2009 -- Lakewood Yacht Club on Saturday announced that construction of a floating pier, the last of renovations to the club's marina since Hurricane Ike, is expected to be complete in April. More
November 08, 2009 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake has published its schedule of events during December. More
November 08, 2009 -- The Drug Enforcement Administration recently recognized the Bay Area Alliance for Youth and Families with its Community Stars Award. More
November 08, 2009 -- Case managers from Communities In Schools-Bay Area recently met to celebrate the new school year with the dropout prevention program's board of directors president Becky Reitz. Photo
November 06, 2009 -- Construction has begun on a marina and model home for Edgewater, a new Bay Area community on NASA Parkway. More
November 05, 2009 -- The Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals has presented its 2009 Platinum MarCom Award to Griffin Communications Group. More
November 05, 2009 -- The City of Friendswood along with event sponsors Alton Todd Law Firm and International Paint and Body are hosting the annual Holiday Hustle 5K Fun Run/Walk and Kid's K on Saturday, December 5. More
November 05, 2009 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District has announced that its Estrellas Program has been so successful it is being expanded to Clear Creek Intermediate School in the fall of 2010. More
November 05, 2009 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to amend the city's Code of Ordinances to add signs at Les Talley Road at Huntercrest and Whitecap streets indicating that the portion of Les Talley between the two streets will be one-way for northbound traffic during certain times on school days. More
November 05, 2009 -- The Laura Recovery Center, based in Friendswood, on Wednesday announced that it is sending three staff members to Charlottesville, Virginia to assist in the search for a missing college student. More
November 05, 2009 -- The City of League City will host a Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11 at the Chester L. Davis Sportsplex. More
November 05, 2009 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt the General Accounting Standards Board 34 Fixed Asset Valuation for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009. More
November 04, 2009 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday held an extensive discussion about chickens, then voted unanimously to amend the city's ordinance regulating livestock and fowl. More
November 04, 2009 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved four contracts in preparation for debris removal following a storm. More
November 03, 2009 -- The City of Friendswood, in partnership with Fun Max Jump-In, will present "Fun Max Fridays" for families. More
November 03, 2009 -- Friendswood City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a 4.2 percent increase in monthly rates for curbside refuse and recycling collection by IESI, the city's contractor for waste collection. More
November 03, 2009 -- Kemah City Council on Monday voted 2-1, with Pat Buchanan and Robin Collins in favor and Wayne Rast opposed, to approve the expansion of Kemah's Entertainment District. More
November 02, 2009 -- The Friendswood Public Library today announced its upcoming free programs for adults. More
November 02, 2009 -- The Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol will sponsor a Healing Field Event November 10-13 at Walter Hall Park in League City. More
November 02, 2009 -- The City of Friendswood will host its Fall Haul A Day for its residents on Saturday at Centennial Park. More
November 02, 2009 -- Communities in Schools - Bay Area recently benefited from a Charity Day held by Gulf Greyhound Park in La Marque. More
November 01, 2009 -- Even though the holiday season is still weeks away, the City of Pasadena has been busily planning and preparing for its Christmastime community celebrations for several months already. More
October 31, 2009 -- Express Employment Professionals held it’s third annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest along with area businesses to benefit local children’s hospitals. More
October 30, 2009 -- The Texas oyster season will open November 1, but due to health risks there will be several areas closed to harvest. More
October 30, 2009 -- The 2009 J-80 North American Championships, hosted by Lakewood Yacht Club for the first time, brought the “best of the best” from around the country to fight for the national championship. More
October 30, 2009 -- Pasadena City Council on Tuesday voted 8-1, with Pat Van Houte opposed to approve the final reading of an ordinance amending the city’s Wrecker Ordinance, to include an increase in the fee for nonconsent tows. More
October 29, 2009 -- Houston Yacht Club Sailor Marvin Beckmann recently won the 2009 North American Etchells Championship. More
October 29, 2009 -- The Armand Bayou Nature Center will host its 28th annual Martyn Farm Fall Festival on November 14-15. More
October 28, 2009 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted 5-1, with Mayor Floyd Myers opposed, to adopt a 2009 tax rate of $0.23252 per $100 valuation, an effective increase of 5.62 percent in the tax rate. More
October 28, 2009 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a brochure developed by the Mercer Group to distribute to potential candidates for the position of city administrator. More
October 28, 2009 -- La Porte City Council Member Georgia Malone submitted her resignation effective immediately at Monday's city council meeting. More
October 27, 2009 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Dana Woodruff as the council's representative to the Houston-Galveston Area Council 2010 General Assembly. More
October 26, 2009 -- Bay Area Pet Adoptions/SPCA in San Leon is seeking an adoptive home for two Saluki breed dogs that were rescued from Qatar. More
October 26, 2009 -- Stephen Trncak was named vice chancellor of human resources on September 1, replacing James Fowler, who retired August 31 after 41 years as an instructor and administrator. More
October 26, 2009 -- The League City Animal Shelter will hold an open house on November 1 in recognition of National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week. More
October 22, 2009 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake will host an opening reception for the launch of its "From Rice Fields to Rockets" exhibit tonight. More
October 22, 2009 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt a 2009 tax rate of $0.46485 per $100 valuation. More
October 22, 2009 -- The Shoreacres Recreation Association will host the grand re-opening of the Shoreacres Pier on Saturday. More
October 22, 2009 -- The Clear Creek Republican Women has elected seven delegates and two alternates to attend the 27th Biennial Convention of the Texas Federation of Republican Women, which will be held in Galveston on November 13-15. More
October 22, 2009 -- Taylor Lake Village City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt a 2009 tax rate of $0.346798 per $100 valuation for the maintenance and operation of the city. More
October 21, 2009 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a project request form from the Clear Lake Shores Economic Development Corporation for the Town Center Project, which includes the intent to issue $1.4 million in sales tax revenue bonds. More
October 20, 2009 -- The Bay Area Council on Drugs & Alcohol, in partnership with seven other entities, will sponsor a Healing Field Event November 10-13 in which 1,616 United States flags will be flown in memory of an individual that was killed in an alcohol related vehicle accident in Texas in 2008. More
October 20, 2009 -- Kemah City Council on Monday voted 2-0-1, with Wayne Rast recused from the vote, to approve sidewalk repairs for Kemah Oaks Subdivision. More
October 19, 2009 -- Friendswood Public Library has released a list of programs for adults for October 19 through November 2. More
October 17, 2009 -- The Clear Lake City Water Authority will hold a $58 million bond election on November 3. More
October 16, 2009 -- The first South West International Boat Show drew almost 15,000 people to South Shore Harbour Marina between September 24 and 27. More
October 15, 2009 -- The Clear Creek Education Foundation Gala Committee has announced that its Underwriters Appreciation Luncheon for the Stars Over Texas Gala will take place November 12 at Texas Roadhouse. More
October 15, 2009 -- The Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library has released information on an arthritis discussion with Doctor Prashanth Sunkureddi and an event where Alice Braud-Jones, Regent, Sam Houston Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will tell of her experience when she met and talked with the Navajo Code Talkers. More
October 15, 2009 -- Space Center Rotary's 36th Annual Shrimporee Festival and Auction will take place October 17 at the Clear Lake Park Landolt Pavilion. More
October 15, 2009 -- The Houston Yacht Club Ladies Association will hold a Holiday Market on the Bay on November 4. More
October 15, 2009 -- The League City Volunteer Fire Department will host an open house on Saturday at Arthur Hewitt Station 1. More
October 15, 2009 -- Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership Director of Development Barbara Cutsinger’s October 14 Business Development Update reports that Desselle-Maggard Corporation has leased 68,000 square feet in La Porte’s Underwood Business Park at 10051 Porter Road. More
October 14, 2009 -- The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake will host the Bay Area Houston Arts Fesival and Stages on November 6-7, which will include the works of artists such as Jeremy Grubbs. More
October 14, 2009 -- The City of Friendswood on Tuesday announced that it, along with other Gulf Coast cities, have negotiated a reduced rate increase from CenterPoint Energy Entex Gas for natural gas utilities. More
October 14, 2009 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Jim Nelson opposed, to approve the first and final reading of an ordinance to adopt a 2009 tax rate of $0.63 per $100 valuation. More
October 14, 2009 -- Hospice Care Team Inc. will be offering a special 4-week grief support group series called “Coping with the Holidays” in Galveston, Clear Lake, Dickinson, Alvin and Lake Jackson beginning the week prior to Thanksgiving. More
October 13, 2009 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted 5-3, with Louis Rigby, David Mosier and Daryl Leonard opposed, to approve a vote by the La Porte Economic Development Corporation Board to enter into an earnest money contract for the purchase of two lots in the city. More
October 13, 2009 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve the first and final reading of an ordinance adopting a 2009 tax rate of $0.64212 per $100 valuation. More
October 13, 2009 -- The Re/Max Ballunar Liftoff Festival, sponsored by the City of Nassau Bay, will host entertainment by the United States Navy Band on October 24. More
October 13, 2009 -- Lakewood Yacht Club recently announced the winners of the Bacardi Cup and other awards at the 23rd Annual Harvest Moon Regatta. More
October 13, 2009 -- Shoreacres City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt an ordinance establishing a 2009 tax rate of $0.884264 per $100 valuation. More
October 12, 2009 -- The City of Shoreacres on Friday announced that residents can apply for the Harris County Homeowner Disaster Recovery Program to receive funds toward reconstruction, rehabilitation or elevation of homes damaged by Hurricane Ike. More
October 12, 2009 -- The City of Shoreacres today began making repairs to the parking lot at its City Hall. More
October 09, 2009 -- The City of Friendswood has released the results for the NFL Pepsi Punt, Pass and Kick competition, hosted by the city's Community Services Department on September 24 at Centenial Park. More
October 09, 2009 -- The City of Friendswood will conduct a Special Election on November 3 for the City of Friendswood Special Election for a Local Option Election (Alcohol in Dry Area of City.) More
October 08, 2009 -- Film and television actor, Hal Wixon, is offering his annual workshop "Getting Started in Film and Television, The Business of Getting in the Business." on Saturday, October 24. More
October 08, 2009 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to continue the city's curfew ordinance. More
October 08, 2009 -- Woofstock 09, a festival for dogs and their people, will be held November 7 at Clear Lake Park Landolt Pavilion. More
October 07, 2009 -- The American Heart Association Heart Walk will take place October 17 at at the Kemah Boardwalk. More
October 07, 2009 -- The City of Friendswood today announced that it has reduced its taxes and lowered water and sewer rates for Friendswood taxpayers. More
October 07, 2009 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted to approve a payment of $24,262 to Motorola for radios. More
October 07, 2009 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve the final reading of an ordinance for the disannexation of approximately 93 acres of property to fulfill a memorandum of settlement reached in 2007 with the Port of Houston Authority. More
October 07, 2009 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt the first reading of an ordinance to require a special use permit for bars and nightclubs on property within 200 feet of a lot zoned or used for residential purposes. More
October 06, 2009 -- The City of Webster on Monday announced that it has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association. More
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