Veering outside West U city limits: We all want children to be safe. And I don’t believe there should be any mercy for those who exceed the speed limit in legally adopted school zones. But over the course of the last half-dozen years or so, many West University Place residents have contacted me and questioned the legality of the St. Mark’s Episcopal School zone on Bellaire … [Read more...] about Is the Southside Place school zone legal?
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Four men suspected of robbing the AT&T store at 6027 Kirby Drive were captured without incident after they fled and scattered into a West University residential neighborhood Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 11). The robbery, at the entrance to Rice Village on the corner of Rice Boulevard and Kirby, was reported at 1:43 p.m., with four men involved and a description a gray Ford … [Read more...] about 4 suspected robbers captured in West U neighborhood
West University is gearing up to host thousands of runners who will be making their annual trek through the city on the route of the annual Chevron Houston Marathon Sunday morning (Jan. 19). Street closings will run from about 6:15-11 a.m., and West U police are reminding residents that all vehicles should be removed from the streets before that time. Hoopla with a public … [Read more...] about Ready, set, cheer! Marathon runners heading to West U Sunday morning
Former West University Mayor Susan Sample is running for Harris County Commissioner’s Court as a Republican, joining candidates in both parties jumping at the chance to replace longtime Precinct 3 Commissioner Steve Radack, who did not file for re-election. Sample served as West U mayor for four years after spending four years as a councilmember and mayor pro tem. She tried … [Read more...] about Ex-West U mayor seeks to replace Radack
What will the New Year and a new decade bring to our beloved and complex cities? We don’t claim to be prescient, but we do know what we’ll be watching closely in 2020: City leadership West University Not long before the Millennium, West University’s leaders spearheaded a pricey bit of whimsy known as Vision 2020 — guided by a consultant to imagine what the city should look … [Read more...] about 2020 foresight: The Essentials year ahead in West U, Bellaire