Fundraising critical of mission

Fundraising critical of mission

By Heather Tomlin The White Rock Lake Foundation (WRLF) is handing over $151,000 they raised for the restoration of the historic event venue Winfrey Point to the Dallas Park and Recreation Department on Friday, January 20. Attendees will include Board Members from The White Rock Lake Foundation, the director of the Dallas Park and Recreation […]

Crime Watch — Vol. 14, No. 3

Crime Watch — Vol. 14, No. 3

January 10 — 10 a.m. 9300 Block Forest Ln. (75243)  Verbal Assault: Unknown suspect threatened to snatch complainant’s wig off her head. January 10 — 11 a.m. 3000 Block Villa Sur Trl. (75228)  Aggravated Robbery: Suspects forced entry into complainant’s home, held her down and robbed her. January 11 — 1:20 a.m. 4200 Block Capitol […]

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees Dan Micciche, District 3

Dallas ISD Board of Trustees  Dan Micciche, District 3

Happy New Year! With a new season upon us, District 3 is ready to reach new heights in teaching excellence, student success and community involvement. Campus Teachers of the Year Schools across Dallas ISD are honoring phenomenal teaching by celebrating their extraordinary campus teachers of the year. These teachers have 11.67 years of experience on […]

Women to take podium

Women to take podium

The Dallas Opera announced guest performers and programming for the upcoming Linda and Mitch Hart Institute for Women Conductors Showcase Concert on Saturday, January 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at 2403 Flora St. in Dallas. Taking the podium are four gifted women who were previously chosen to participate […]

Volunteers spread out for school makeovers

Volunteers spread out for school makeovers

By Carrie Dyer United to Learn (U2L), a Dallas-based nonprofit that partners with Dallas ISD elementary schools to accelerate student achievement and grow purposeful leaders, will kick off three days of its annual Community Campus Day (CCD) event on Friday, January 20. The subsequent Community Campus Days will be held on March 4 and April […]

Trip for Cowboys got more difficult

Trip for Cowboys got more difficult

By David Mullen Guard Nick Van Exel played for six NBA teams in 13 years, primarily with the Los Angeles Lakers, Denver Nuggets and Dallas Mavericks. With the Mavs, he played in 100 games and averaged 12.7 points and 4.3 assists per game. At 6-foot-1, he was not a rebounder, averaging less than 3 rebounds […]

Kobdish honored for dedicated service

Kobdish honored for dedicated service

The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce honored one of its own this week. Dr. Chuck Kobdish (pictured above on the left), of BackMenders Chiropractic with Care, received the group’s Chairman’s Award during a luncheon at Lakewood Country Club. The honor is given annually to a member based on their professional experience, contributions to the […]

Traditions usher in Year of the Rabbit

Traditions usher in Year of the Rabbit

From Staff Reports Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit with NorthPark Center and the Crow Museum on Saturday, January 21. Lunar New Year celebrations generate excitement throughout the world, especially in Asia. Typically lasting about 15 days, Lunar New Year inspires the most important and festive holiday of the year. Lunar New Year is based […]

Lamb and Chickpea Chili

Lamb and Chickpea Chili

3 tablespoons vegetable oil  1 large onion, diced 1 jalapeño, seeded and diced  1 pound ground lamb  3 tablespoons chili powder 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 (28-ounce) can fire-roasted crushed tomatoes 2 cups chicken stock  1 (14-ounce) can chickpeas, drained 1 tablespoon cocoa powder Salt and pepper In a Dutch oven or large saucepan over […]