‘Pets just wanna have fun’ on May 12

‘Pets just wanna have fun’ on May 12

Karen Fling (pictured above with Shelia Flores Bustos), DVM and president of East Lake Pet Orphanage, a Dallas-based, no kill animal shelter, announced the Orphanage’s 17th Annual Wine on the Roof fundraiser is on Saturday, May 12, beginning at 7 p.m. at East Lake Pet Orphanage, located at 10101 E. Northwest Highway in Dallas. As […]

Local dog goes from near death to champion

Local dog goes from near death to champion

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Several years ago I transported Stitch, a sweet dog who wound up on the euthanasia list at a full north Texas shelter, from the shelter to her rescue group, Habitat 4 Paws. This energetic girl was too much for most potential adopters to handle. Fortunately, Stitch found her outlet and true […]

School trip uncovers family history

School trip uncovers family history

By Jennifer Barrow Each spring, eighth graders at St. John’s Episcopal School, along with their teachers, enjoy a five-day trip to Washington, D.C. With a very thoughtful plan, organizers and teachers tie in the eighth grade curriculum with this culminating trip of the students’ St. John’s experience. Throughout the week, the group typically walks more […]

Easy Spaghetti and Meatballs

Easy Spaghetti and Meatballs

Recipe and photograph by Sara Newberry 2 pounds ground meat (beef, turkey, pork, chicken or a mix) 1 cup panko breadcrumbs 2 eggs, beaten 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup grated Parmesan, plus more for serving 2 teaspoons dried oregano 6 cups (about 2 jars) marinara sauce, for serving Cooked pasta, for serving Salt and […]

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Cancer survivors headed to Italy

Cancer survivors headed to Italy

By Lisa Miller Last week, the clubhouse at The Trails Apartment was decked out in all pink as Dallas United Crew’s PINK Breast Cancer Survivor dragon boat team welcomed new members and hosted the kick-off to their third racing season. What makes this season different than the rest? This season, the team plans to race […]

Jewelers come together for life’s most precious gems

Jewelers come together for life’s most precious gems

Jewelers for Children gifted Dallas CASA with a $75,000 grant to help the group reach its goal of providing a trained volunteer to advocate for every child in Dallas foster care. Jewelers for Children is the charitable arm of the jewelry industry, composed of jewelry retailers, manufacturers, watch companies and trade associations. They are the […]

Johnson and friends go on violent but silly ‘Rampage’

Johnson and friends go on violent but silly ‘Rampage’

By Chic DiCiccio While making their press tour rounds, the cast of “Rampage” mentioned that they felt ridiculous acting against a green screen that would eventually become a giant albino gorilla. If that’s the case, it’s tough to fathom how they were able to spout out some truly insane dialogue. The urge to burst out […]

Vol. 9, No. 43

April 3 – 7:43 a.m. 5100 Block, Live Oak St. (75206) Criminal Mischief: An unknown suspect slashed the tires on the complainant’s vehicle. April 3 – 10:31 a.m. 13400 Block, Floyd Cir. (75243) Criminal Mischief: An unknown suspect cut the gas line on the complainant’s vehicle. April 3 – 10:55 a.m. 13000 Block, Audelia Rd. […]

Vickery Meadow residents demand answers

By Stephanie Kuo KERA News The North Park Terrace Apartments in Vickery Meadow has been a bit of a ghost town for the past few months. Tenants of the 300-unit complex began moving out in October when they were told that the Dallas Independent School District had purchased the property as part of a 2015 […]