Cats’ secret messages may need decoding

Cats’ secret messages may need decoding

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Midnight zoomies. Kneading your shirt. Curling up in a shoe box. Have you ever wondered why your cat engages in some of these strange behaviors? These seemingly unusual behaviors may serve an adaptive purpose stemming from cats’ evolutionary origins. Kat Miller, Ph.D., director of anti-cruelty and behavior research at the ASPCA […]

Surfs up at lake for sunscreen swap

Surfs up at lake for sunscreen swap

By Lisa Miller Although Dallas is landlocked, TropicSport, a reef-friendly, mineral sunscreen and skin care line headquartered here, says that’s no reason to forego celebrating International Surfing Day. As part of the company’s nationwide celebration of International Surfing Day, TropicSurf is urging the public to trade in its chemical sunscreen by hosting a sunscreen swap […]

Dallas mayor wants more local businesses to help students

By Becky Mayad Ever watched the coverage of the annual Mayor’s Back to School Fair and wanted to get involved? Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings is now recruiting businesses, organizations and individuals to help Dallas public school children by conducting a “Fill the Backpack” drive. Deadline to sign up is June 15, and participants have the […]

Vol. 10, No. 1

May 30 – 3:02 a.m. 7200 Block, Fair Oaks Ave. (75231) Aggravated Assault w/ a Deadly Weapon: Four suspects used knives and chucks to injure the complainants. All of the complainants were listed in good condition following the attack. May 30 – 6:21 a.m. 500 Block, Coolair Dr. (75218) Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle: […]

Sansone honored for service, dedication

Sansone honored for service, dedication

By Juliett Coulter As the longest-tenured docent and one of the founding volunteers of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, Kay Sansone has seen it all. From the wedding of President Clinton’s brother, Roger, to the wedding of her own granddaughter, Sansone said, “It’s always the place I want to be!” Sansone (pictured at right) […]

Cityscape begins summer meal program

Cityscape begins summer meal program

East Grand Preparatory, a Cityscape School at 6211 East Grand Ave. in Dallas, is offering a Summer Meal Program. From June 6-28, children ages newborn-18 years old can eat a free lunch and adults can eat breakfast for $2.75 and lunch for $3.60. Meals are on a first-come, first-served basis and are available Mondays through […]

Library offers one-on-one summer reading fun

Library offers one-on-one summer reading fun

Increase your student’s reading skills this summer with Summer Book Buddies! Students entering second through fifth grade will be paired with a trained volunteer for one-on-one reading sessions. Seats are limited. Los participantes podran mejorar las habilidades para la lectura en el Ingles este verano con Book Buddies! Solo para estudiantes del 2nd al 5th […]

Much needed rain leaves unwanted trash

Much needed rain leaves unwanted trash

By Lis Akin Kick off Summer 2018 by celebrating Rocky’s Birthday. Rocky is For the Love of the Lake’s (FTLOTL) spokes-duck. His heart is a vintage 3-wheeled golf cart and, this year, he received the best birthday gift ever … a new ticker. Rocky’s fired-up and ready to go up for this month’s Second Saturday […]

Dinos ready for vacation

Museum offers $1 admissions for low-income families By Taylor McDonnell Can you dig it? The Perot Museum of Nature and Science is getting all prehistoric this summer as it celebrates the “summer of the dinosaur.” From the much-anticipated Ultimate Dinosaurs exhibition making its Texas debut, to summer discounts and extended hours, to all-new dinosaur-themed exhibits, […]

Exchange Club of Lake Highlands exceeds $2.4 million in awards

By Don Lee The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands presented its annual scholarship awards to graduating seniors at Lake Highlands High School (LHHS). They were presented at a breakfast at Lake Highlands United Methodist Church on May 18. Fifty-three awards totaling $153,000 were presented. Since the inception of this program in 1971, more than $2,400,000 […]

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