Staying cool is a matter of survival

By Sara Newberry Ah, summer! We have already had more than a couple of days of temperatures in the triple digits. While I love air conditioning and ice water, sometimes I need a treat to take more of the edge off of the temperatures. Lucky for me, there are numerous options for frozen treats nearby. […]

Paradox of Liberty tells story of Jefferson’s slaves

By Becky Mayad A groundbreaking and widely acclaimed exhibition with a powerful message, Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello: Paradox of Liberty is coming to the African American Museum, Dallas at Fair Park from Sept. 22-Dec. 31. Dallas will be the first city to host the updated touring exhibition, which brings to life the story of slavery […]

Del Toro ‘oozes quiet menace’ in ‘Sicario: Day of Soldado’

By Chic DiCiccio When the credits rolled in 2015’s “Sicario,” there couldn’t have been many people thinking they couldn’t wait for the sequel. That borderline perfect crime thriller wrapped up its story and the characters, while intriguing, had a sense of finality. When the news broke that “Sicario: Day of the Soldado” was moving forward, […]


Fri 6/29 Antoine de St-Exupery, b. 1900 Bernard Hermann, b. 1911 Slim Pickens, b. 1919 Gary Busey, b. 1944 Amanda Donohoe, b. 1962 1891 – Nat’l Forest Service organized. 1956 – Fed’l Interstate Hwy system OKed. Sat 6/30 Lena Horne, b. 1917 Susan Hayward, b. 1919 David Alan Grier, b. 1955 Vincent D’Onofrio, b. 1959 […]

Dallas sports teams building futures

By David Mullen June and July may be remembered as the two months that re-established the Dallas Mavericks as viable contenders in future years in the NBA, got the Dallas Stars enough firepower to get back into the Stanley Cup race and when the Texas Rangers began a full-fledged youth movement. These months could change […]

Vol. 10, No. 4

June 19 – 9:16 a.m. 8400 Block, Walnut Hill Ln. (75231) Terroristic Threat: The suspect approached the suspect and yelled, “I will [expletive] kill you” at her. June 19 – 9:52 a.m. 6000 Block, Milton St. (75206) Theft of Property: An unknown suspect stole a package off of the complainant’s porch. June 19 – 2:21 […]

Sharing $ tasks part of coupling

By Hugh Norton While learning to discuss and manage money as a couple can be a challenge at first, figuring it out can pay dividends for years to come. It’s beneficial to start communicating about money early in a relationship and to maintain open communication on the subject as time goes on. Like many couples, […]

Camden (Anne Louise) Richman

November 14, 1948 – April 19, 2016 Camden (Annie) Richman (Hillcrest High School Class of ’66) died in Oakland in the care of her partner Tom Dannenberg, family and friends. She was born in Berkeley, California, to Chaim and Betty Richman and earned a B.A. in art from the University of California, Berkeley. After performing […]

Gloria Shouse

December 2, 1920 – June 19, 2018 Gloria Shouse was laid to rest on June 22 at Moore Memorial Garden in Arlington, Texas at a graveside service attended by her family. A memorial service celebrating her life was held at Central Christian Church in Dallas, Friday afternoon. At time of death she was a resident […]

Trusting your pet sitter a must for good vacations

Trusting your pet sitter a must for good vacations

By Dr. Beth Leermakers A friend spent this weekend interviewing pet sitters. Her senior dog is incontinent and has to be hand-fed several times per day because of a medical condition. She was reluctant to leave her special-needs baby at a boarding kennel, so she’s looking for someone to care for her pup in the […]