Community members push back against proposed Carverdale landfill expansion | Houston Public Media

Carverdale resident Iesheia Ayers Wilson speaks at a TCEQ meeting over the expansion of the Hawthorn Park Landfill on June 28, 2022.Residents of a historically Black and Hispanic community spoke out against a proposed landfill expansion in their neighborhood Tuesday night, as state environmental regulators consider granting a permit despite community pushback. At the public … Read more

Booming commercial development on Native American land calls for legal guidance

New challenges with title insurance for Native American land transactions are daunting but can certainly be overcome. Solutions that may have worked a year ago very well may not work today. Developers and tenants should be prepared for potentially significant delays in completing their transactions while the parties work to satisfy tighter title insurance underwriting … Read more

FTC sues Walmart over scam artists who stole ‘hundreds of millions’ with its money transfer services

NEW YORK — The Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday that it has sued Walmart for allegedly allowing its money transfer services to be used by scam artists who stole “hundreds of millions of dollars” from customers. In its lawsuit, the agency alleged that for years, Walmart failed to properly secure the money transfer services offered … Read more

Intruder hospitalized after being shot by homeowner in Moreno Valley

An investigation is underway Wednesday after a homeowner apparently shot an intruder in Moreno Valley overnight. Deputies responded to a shooting call in the 24300 block of Eucalyptus Avenue, Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Swan confirmed. One person, described by Swan as an intruder, was found at the location suffering from a gunshot wound. The … Read more

Food for the Fourth: Where to Eat and Drink on Independence Day Weekend

Almost every bar, restaurant, and cafe across the Valley is celebrating July 4 with food and drinks. So we’ve taken that laundry list and split it up for you. Looking for dessert? Head to the Sweet Freedom section. Want to turn up? Scroll to Bars and Stripes. From deals and discounts to food trucks and … Read more

In ‘The Book Of Queer,’ Eric Cervini Shines Light On LGBTQ People Who Changed The World

Eric Cervini would like audiences to come away from his new documentary series, “The Book of Queer,” with a more critical eye toward the history of the LGBTQ community and the world at large. “I hope people question what they know or what they think they know, what they’ve been taught or what they haven’t … Read more

CMPD Animal Care & Control Presents Prep Your Pet Day To Mecklenburg County Residents – WCCB Charlotte’s CW

CHARLOTTE, NC (News Release) — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Animal Care & Control Division (AC&C) is teaming up with local businesses to hold its first-ever PREP YOUR PET DAY ahead of the 4th of July holiday. When: Friday, July 1, 2022 – 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Where: Animal Care & Control Adoption Center 8315 … Read more

Santa Clara County makes push to end homelessness, create more affordable housing

SAN JOSE — The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved several measures that they say will create more affordable housing for residents. The supervisors also adopted a resolution declaring the county’s commitment to ending homelessness for youth and young adults over the next five years. The board gave its support for three … Read more

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