Keep Watch

Updated: Houstonians Shouldn't Sleep on Tropical Storm Beta

If we see 4 to 5 inches of rain during a single band, Houston could have flooding issues.

09/21/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Supporting Dreamers

'Immigrants Like Us' Helps Prepare Immigration Paperwork Online for Free

It's kind of like a Turbo Tax for DACA renewal and more, but with no fees.

07/15/2020 By Chameli Belk-Gupta

The furriest coworker

Your Dog Will Miss You When You Go Back to Work

We talked to local dog behavior specialists about how to identify, prevent, and treat your pet’s separation-related distress.

06/04/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Big Frame, Bigger Impact

Remembering Big Floyd

Recalling George Floyd's love of the Third Ward and contributions to Houston’s hip-hop scene

06/02/2020 By Emma Schkloven

First Amendment

Know Your Basic Rights at a Protest

As crowds around Houston rally in protest of George Floyd's death, it is important to understand what you can and cannot do.

06/01/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

George Floyd Protests

How You Can Help Houston Fight for Equality and Justice

Four ways to make a difference.

06/01/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Good Vibrations

Two Random Acts of (Houston!) Kindness You Can Do to Vastly Improve Your Day

Send a hopeful note to a pediatric cancer patient or a comforting card to a senior citizen.

04/30/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Connections

A Houston-trained Doctor's Advice from a COVID-19 Hotspot in Italy

An immunologist describes the epidemic he has been facing in Milan.

04/09/2020 By Dianna Wray

Shucking Marvelous

What to Know About Galveston Bay Oysters

A program fighting for their future.

04/01/2020 By Brandon Summers-Miller

COVID-19

Harris County Has Issued A "Stay Home" Order

The order will extend through April 3 to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

03/24/2020 By Dianna Wray

Social Distancing

Houston-Area Bars Must Close, Restaurants Can Still Do Carry-Out

Here are our area's newest requirements for all citizens.

03/16/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Public Health

RodeoHouston Cancelled Over Coronavirus, While Houston, Harris County to Declare Emergency

Officials are ending the event early, and cancelling others due to COVID-19 concerns.

03/11/2020 By Dianna Wray

The Rundown

Here's What You Need to Know about the Coronavirus in Houston

An ongoing round-up of what we know about Covid-19.

03/09/2020 By Dianna Wray and Catherine Wendlandt

Something Good

Astros Dedicate New Bob Watson Education Building

A happy morning for the team.

03/05/2020 By Jeff Balke

Driving Change

A Tour of Northwest Mall (Before It Becomes a High-Speed Rail Station)

The site for the shuttered shopping center will transform into a terminal for 240 miles of track.

03/02/2020 By Dianna Wray

Fix Houston

How to Get Houston Voting

The League of Women Voters of Houston has a three-pronged approach.

01/30/2020 By Abby Ledoux

Fix Houston

How to Mitigate Flooding

10 tips to help prevent future flooding.

01/30/2020 By Jeff Balke

Fix Houston

How to Improve Sex Education in Houston Schools

What should be taught changes every couple of years, so parents should be up to date.

01/30/2020 By Dianna Wray

Fix Houston

How to Add More Affordable Housing

There are about 50,000 people being housed on 18,000 federal housing vouchers in Houston.

01/30/2020 By Jeff Balke

Fix Houston

How to End the Cycle of Homelessness

For one expert, the answer lies in education and mental health treatment.

01/30/2020 By Timothy Malcolm