| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:48 PM
HOUSTON--Houston Mayor Annise Parker staged what may seem like a political coup Tuesday, winning a third term in a red state during a year in which female candidates lost mayoral bids in Los Angeles and New York.
To top it off, Parker, 57, is a...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Los Angeles mayoral hopeful Wendy Greuel announced the backing of Emily's List....
| Feb 26, 2013
| 9:33 AM
With one week to go until Election Day, every move by the mayoral candidates is being closely scrutinized for signs of what they believe is happening among voters below the radar in what is expected to be a low-turnout election. And no one is being...
| Apr 8, 2013
Over the past few weeks, the race for mayor of Los Angeles has been less a contest of ideas and leadership than it's been an endorsement roulette, with Controller Wendy Greuel and Councilman Eric Garcetti trotting out their latest pledges of support as...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 7:23 PM
They fight, they die, they serve and protect.
Houston is blessed to have one of the largest veteran populations in the United States. But, unfortunately there`s a downside.
Experts estimate there are nearly 2,000 veterans who are living on the streets...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 3:14 PM
The Houston Fire Department, the mayor and other groups are working on that. With the help of a grant, they've bought (and will install) 2,000 specially-designed detectors.
'The smoke alarms have a visible strobe,' explained Houston Mayor Annise Parker. ...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 5:19 PM
There are many reasons to celebrate Houston.
The Bayou City has been ranked one of the best cities for college grads, newlyweds and businesses.
Heck, Forbes even ranked Houston as 'America`s Coolest City'.
So, what`s not cool about houston--the...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Today is Houston's 176th birthday! But that's not all there is to celebrate. Today is also Bernard "Bun B' Freeman Day!
Mayor Annise Parker made it official on August 30, 2011. The rapper was honored with his very own day for all his contributions to...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Parking ticket: A Houston man plans to pay a $1 parking ticket that he received in 1953....
| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Unpaid parking ticket: A Houston Army veteran pays $1 parking ticket -- more than 58 years after it was written. He says his parents taught him to repay his debts....
| Jan 20, 2012
| 4:35 PM
L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa was among a group of 80 mayors in Washington D.C. on Friday who pledged their support for gay marriage and announced an initiative aimed at expanding marriage rights for same-sex couples....
| Oct 14, 2011
| 4:33 PM
That’s part of a letter that Dyer and 13 other mayors from cities with NBA franchises sent to Stern, the commissioner of the NBA, and Hunter, the head of the players association....