The Houston Police Department invites Houston area high school students to apply for the 2015-2016 Youth Police Advisory Council (YPAC). Continue Reading »
Houston Police Chief Charles A. McClelland, Jr. wants our city’s diverse communities to know the HPD now has crime prevention tips and brochures in seven different languages. Continue Reading »
The Houston Parks and Recreation Department was awarded a $1 million Local Parks Urban Outdoor Grant by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department during their August 20th Commission meeting. The $1 million grant will be combined with $1 million in City funds to create and enhance outdoor recreational opportunities for Northside/Northline area residents.
The American dream of owning a home just got easier, thanks to the City of Houston Housing and Community Development Department’s recently revamped Homebuyer Assistance Program (HAP). The HAP now offers greater efficiency and flexibility to eligible low- to moderate- income first-time homebuyers in the City of Houston and more opportunities to mortgage lenders. Continue Reading »
Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Houston Fire Department (HFD) Chief Terry Garrison today announced the continued partnership with Kidde and the Home Depot for the “Operation Save a Life” public safety campaign. Continue Reading »
Houston Mayor Annise Parker welcomed thousands of students and their parents to the 5th Annual Mayor’s Back 2 School Fest, held in the Athletics/Alumni Center and Hofheinz Pavilion on the University of Houston Main Campus. The mayor led an opening program and ribbon-cutting ceremony joined by presenting sponsor Shell Oil Company and Motiva Enterprises LLC, event host University of Houston, participating agencies, contributors and volunteers. Continue Reading »
There was a festive gathering in the lobby of Metro headquarters as employees gathered for the kickoff of Houston’s new bus network. But the real work begins early Sunday, when riders wake up to find all new routes. It’s all part of Metro’s efforts to boost ridership by offering more frequent service. Continue Reading »