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The City Wasn’t Spending Its Home Repair Funds, So Council Removed a Key Barrier

The city stood up a fund to help residents pay for housing repairs. But many lack home insurance, which was one of the city’s requirements. In response, the Council did away with it and hope to help hundreds of Dallasites stay in their homes.
Campo Santo de Cemento Grande cemetery
Dallas History

The Ghosts of Cement City

In West Dallas, an almost abandoned cemetery tells the story of the Mexican families who built our city, risking their lives in the cement factories that once stood there.

Taquero Is a Truly Special Taco Place

Fino Rodriguez has created a tiny gem that will draw even more people to West Dallas.
Arts & Entertainment

Leading Off (6/9/17)

Displaced West Dallas residents could get some relief, the Dawson State Jail is now on the market, and police and fire pension leaders are given severance payments.

Leading Off (5/12/17)

A Dallas Police and Fire Pension Fund update, details emerge in Jordan Edwards' shooting death, and more.



Will the Alonzos Kill Eric Johnson’s West Dallas Housing Bill?

The fight for "the soul of West Dallas" continues.
Local News

ACT’s Generation Justice Event Engages Young Professionals

Nonprofit Advocates for Community Transformation's annual event aimed to get young people involved in their legal advocacy and crime reduction work in West and South Dallas.

Leading Off (4/28/17)

John Wiley Price jurors enter day 8 of deliberations, the Cowboys make draft picks, and more.

Take a Tour of Dallas’ Best Neighborhood Restaurants

From North Oak Cliff to Plano, we've uncovered the city's best joints. Come on in. Grab a chair. Make a friend.
Dating Guide

10 Decadent Dallas Desserts to Try This Valentine’s Day

From red velvet macarons to chocolate soufflé, indulge in these sweet treats.