Mayor’s Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting

City of Houston • November 29, 2015

Ring in the season with the 96th Annual Mayor’s Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting Presented by Reliant, an NRG Company on Friday, December 4, 2015 in the heart of downtown Houston. Continue Reading »

Police Chief to Teens “Education is the Key”

City of Houston • November 23, 2015

In keeping with efforts to maintain open communication with our youth, Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. met and held serious discussions with members of the HPD Youth Police Advisory Council (YPAC) on Saturday (November 21) at the HPD Edward A. Thomas Building at 1200 Travis.   Continue Reading »

City of Houston, Harris County break ground on joint inmate processing center

Memorial Examiner • November 21, 2015

The City of Houston and Harris County have broken ground on a new state-of-the-art facility that will serve as a joint inmate processing center between the city and county. The center will work to streamline and consolidate all local inmate booking processes. Continue Reading »

HPD Expands Community Policing, Exposes Cadets to Houston’s Different Cultures

Houston Public Media • November 20, 2015

Beginning in July, Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. announced all HPD cadets will now participate in a bus tour that sees them crisscross Houston to learn about the various communities and cultures they will soon be charged with protecting and serving.   Continue Reading »

Start-Up Companies Look For Opportunities In The Commercial Space Business

Houston Public Media • November 19, 2015

One of the organizations taking part in the Space Commerce Conference and Exposition was Innovate UK.  It’s an initiative by the UK government that helps growing companies, and that includes businesses with an eye toward space and satellitesContinue Reading »

Houston Presents the “LiftOff Houston!” Business Plan Competition

City of Houston • November 17, 2015

The City of Houston will select the winners of the “LiftOff Houston!” Business Plan Competition on Saturday, November 21, 2015. Nine aspiring business entrepreneurs will be competing for a grand prize of $10,000 in three different business categories as they pitch their business plans to a panel of judges. Continue Reading »

Have Your Say, Houston!

Council Member Ed Gonzalez • November 13, 2015

The city would like your input! Our community has pressing needs, particularly when it comes to helping provide quality, affordable housing for our citizens. Are you interested in developing affordable housing or offering a public service? If so, please attend the 2016 Annual Action Plan Public Hearings.   Continue Reading »

In Memoriam: Yolanda Black Navarro

Council Member Ed Gonzalez • November 9, 2015

PhotoHouston mourns today for Yolanda Black Navarro; community icon, neighborhood leader, advocate, mother, grandmother, and friend. Yolanda passed after bravely battling illness, a challenge she faced with positivity and with her signature smile. Continue Reading »

HAS, NASA enter into agreement to support Houston Spaceport

City of Houston • November 4, 2015

The Houston Airport System (HAS) and NASA have entered into an agreement today that will allow the new commercial spaceport developing at Ellington Airport (EFD) to tap into the federal space agency’s assets and expertise, expanding the possibilities for the growing commercial spaceflight industry. Continue Reading »

Department of Neighborhoods Invites Houstonians to “Celebrate the Many Faces of Houston”

City of Houston • November 4, 2015

Houston Mayor Annise Parker has proclaimed November 2015 as Houston Citizenship Month, a celebration of “The Many Faces of Houston.”  In its seventh year, the celebration highlights Houston’s rich cultural diversity, civic leadership and volunteer community service with hundreds of special events sponsored by numerous community organizations and cultural and educational institutions.

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