Good, Bad and Ugly

Troops to the Border, No Refusals & Houston’s First Parklet: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Houston News

Posted on · From Gov. Perry sending members of the National Guard to the Texas – Mexico border, to an expansion of Harris County’s “no refusal” DUI prevention weekends to Houston’s smallest park — its first so-called “parklet” — we parse the good, the bad and the ugly of this week’s Houston news. This week’s panel of non-experts […]

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Marketing to Hispanics and Joe Leydon on Roger Ebert: Houston Matters for Friday, July 25, 2014

Posted on · According to the 2012 U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey, about 20 percent of Hispanics in Harris County are 16 to 31 years old. It's a group of key importance to marketing agencies. On this edition of Houston Matters, we talk with Alex Lopez Negrete, CEO of Lopez Negrete Communications, a Houston-based Hispanic marketing agency […]

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How Houston Groups are Responding to the Issue of Undocumented Children Entering the US

Posted on · Since October, more than 52,000 undocumented children have come into the U.S. Most of these children are from Central America, and many of them arrived unaccompanied by adults. The local response here in Greater Houston has been mixed. Organizations like Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston are asking for donations, foster care parents, and […]


Texan And Mexican Realtors Sign A Cross-Border Agreement

Posted on · The Texas Association of Realtors and Mexico's Real Estate Association have signed a cross-border, business-building partnership agreement in San Antonio. And the Houston Association of Realtors formed its own partnership with the group from Mexico.


Governor Touts More Money for Border Security

Posted on · Texas Governor Rick Perry comes to Houston to reiterate the importance of border security. He outlined the state's efforts to combat the increasing transnational gang threat in Texas communities. Pat Hernandez has more.


Keeping the Border Safe

Posted on · Saying he cannot wait for the federal government to help, Texas Governor Rick Perry announces the latest effort to enhance border security. It involves using highly skilled Ranger Reconnaissance teams to address the threat along the Texas-Mexico border. Pat Hernandez has more.