Life after being quarantined in China

Life after being quarantined in China

By Jonathan Betz I call this my ‘get outta jail card.’ Without it, I can’t leave my apartment, & I won’t be allowed back in. #China seems to now have the #coronavirus under control, after 3 months. But most of the restrictions remain. #Wuhan is still in total lockdown. I can’t leave #Beijing. Gyms, bars, […]

DALLAS LIVE EARTH CAM

Enjoy one-of-a-kind views of Dallas, Texas, with this live streaming webcam. See scenic sites that comprise the Dallas skyline, including the Reunion Tower, Omni Hotel, BOA Plaza building, Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge and Margaret McDermott Bridges. This view is from west of downtown and across the Trinity River in the Fort Worth Avenue Development district, […]

Executive order takes effect at midnight

Executive order takes effect at midnight

By Rebecca Aguilar Texas Governor Greg Abbott took measures Thursday to bring the state of Texas in line with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. At a news conference at the State Capitol, Abbott announced an executive order that will temporarily close […]

Break the rules, end up behind bars

Break the rules, end up behind bars

By Rebecca Aguilar People in Dallas County could now face jail time if they don’t comply with new restrictions put in place by Dallas County officials to slow the spread of coronavirus. There is also a relief for renters who may face eviction and people who may be without a paycheck if COVID-19 has put […]

Embrace your pets; don’t abandon

Embrace your pets; don’t abandon

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Coronavirus-19 (COVID 19) is a threat to dogs and cats — due to people’s panic, not the disease itself. In the DFW animal rescue community, there are anecdotal reports of people surrendering their pets to shelters, or taking them to their vet requesting euthanasia, out of concern about pets spreading coronavirus. […]

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Local journalist sends tips from China

Local journalist sends tips from China

COVID-19 By Jonathan Betz I thought I’d share some pointers I’ve learned about the coronavirus after dealing with it for months in China.  I encourage you to start preparing — not for the virus itself, necessarily. But for the disruptions it may cause. This moves fast. There will probably be COVID-19 cases in your community. […]

Lake’s largest fundraiser set for April 2

Lake’s largest fundraiser set for April 2

By Jennifer Hoesterey White Rock Lake Conservancy has partnered with the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department to bring Celebration! White Rock, an annual 5k/10k race and festival that raises money that goes directly to improvements in White Rock Lake Park. Celebration White Rock is on April 2 from 5:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. […]

Designated delegates meet

Designated delegates meet

It is July, 1787. It is hot. Delegates from 13 states, most of whom cannot agree on much, have huddled together in secrecy to write the Constitution of the United States.  On February 26, to coincide with their study of American history, Lakehill’s fourth graders brought history to life with Jean Fritz’s musical, “Shh! We’re […]

Woodrow hosting competition for first time

The Woodrow Wilson robotics team, FTC 13916 aka the Retrobots, continued their successful run with a first-place finish at the regional qualifier at Wylie East High School. By taking the top spot the team qualified for the Texas UIL state competition on March 13-14, which will be held at Woodrow Wilson High School for the […]

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