Selene Saavedra had been a flight attendant for just a month at Mesa Airlines when the company scheduled her on a flight to Mexico. She asked her supervisors if she could fly with her DACA permit and they wrongly told her yes.
Houston Public Library officials said Friday they intend to bring back the city’s Drag Queen Storytime program this summer.
After abruptly shuttering its doors last May, leaving about 900 employees without work, the former Bay Area Regional Medical Center in Webster has been revived as the newest campus of the University of Texas Medical Branch.
The UTMB Clear Lake Campus will open March 30 as a full-service hospital, offering 87 of an eventual 191-bed patient unit to residents. Roughly 425 employees will be on staff, and administrators say the facility and its workforce will grow over time.
“We will continue to grow that employee (base) as we expand services,” said Katrina M. Lambrecht, vice president of health system operations and regional hospitals at UTMB.
Last October, UTMB officially signed a 15-year lease on the building and has estimated it would spend $210 million to build on current plans to establish educational and research opportunities within the community.
UTMB has made only minor changes to the four-year old structure and will be acclimating its services to the building’s operating systems and other design factors.
“We came in and took the approach that this was a fully-functioning hospital before and we just have to make sure that we can bring it back to fully-functioning status for UTMB operations,” Lambrecht said. “There has been a lot of getting to know the building.”
This is the latest branch in UTMB’s expanding presence outside Galveston County and into the Houston area. The healthcare provider has a growing campus in League City.
“When we looked at the market and at the Bay Area region as a whole, we believe there is a need for both of these facilities,” Lambrecht said. “It was a number of factors that come together at the right time, so we could have never have predicted Bay…
A woman trapped in a burning building and the deputy who pulled her to safety reunited for the first time Wednesday.
In an open letter published by Houstonia magazine, the organizers of Houston’s Drag Queen Story Time said they are shuttering the controversial program after recent news that one of their readers had previously sexually assaulted an 8-year-old child.
When Joe Biden goes head to head against Trump, the poll says his margin of defeat as identical to that of O’Rourke.
New video released by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office shows aerial shots of the Deer Park fire, which has now been extinguished.
While petrochemical fires weren’t his specialty, thick, black smoke over Houston brought back memories of the city’s own superhero – Paul “Red” Adair.
The company responsible for this week’s black plume in Houston’s sky has been accused in a federal lawsuit of dumping hazardous waste in the water during Hurricane Harvey.
We still don’t know how the fire started.