Annual Chamber Holiday Luncheon The Katy Area Chamber of Commerce holiday luncheon will be Dec. 11 at The Brookwood Community, 1752 FM 1489 in Brookshir. Networking will start at 11 a.m. The luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Reservations are $40 for members and $50 for prospective members. Visit www.katychamber.com for information or email [email protected] or call 281-391-5289. Dec. 12 Wintersong 2019 Wintersong 2019 is the Cinco Ranch High School Choir winter concert featuring music of the season. The concert includes an audience sing-along and the Chorale Secret Song. The free concert will be in the Cinco Ranch High School Performing Arts Center, 23440 Cinco Ranch Blvd., in Katy. Dec. 13 Jingle Jam The Fellowship invites you to attend the second annual Jingle Jam at 22765 Westheimer Parkway in Katy. The free family holiday event will be from 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, and will include photo booths, music, skit, decorations, movies, crafts and snacks. Visit … [Read more...] about Katy-area calendar of events for the week beginning Dec. 11
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Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Wednesday, Dec. 11, and I’m writing from Los Angeles. Newsletter Get our Essential California newsletter We’re working on a special year-end feature where the headlines get personal. We want to know about how this year’s most important California stories unfolded for our readers, and how the news intersected with their lives. Advertisement Were you affected by fires or blackouts? Did you feel the Ridgecrest earthquakes, or do anything to prepare for the Next One after they hit? Has your living situation been changed by the statewide housing crisis? Has gun violence affected your community? We want to hear about your experiences in 2019.Use this form to tell us about how a news event or issue affected your life, and we’ll share some of the responses in the coming weeks.And now, here’s what’s happening across California:TOP STORIES Advertisement California prosecutors … [Read more...] about Newsletter: How did the California headlines affect *you* this year?
The top Republican on the House Oversight Committee is calling for Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz to testify before the panel about his recent review of the Russia probe that began in 2016.“This committee has jurisdiction over the inspector generals and the various federal agencies across our government, and we were hoping that you might let us know when we would have Mr. Horowitz in front of this committee to answer the questions about his important, and in many ways scathing report, on the FISA court and what took place just a few years ago in front of that court,” Rep. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanTop Republican requests House hearing with DOJ inspector general Trump, first lady take part in National Christmas Tree lighting The Hill's Morning Report - Dem impeachment report highlights phone records MORE (Ohio), the ranking member of the committee, said Tuesday at an unrelated hearing.Rep. Carolyn MaloneyCarolyn Bosher … [Read more...] about Top Republican requests House hearing with DOJ inspector general
(CNN)Among those who live, train and compete in the snow -- climate change is obvious. Changing weather patterns are reconfiguring ski racing in gritty, noticeable ways, drawing stark contrasts to how things were a decade ago. From shrinking glaciers and inadequate snow cover to tempestuous storms and too much of the white stuff, racers on the World Cup circuit are having to adapt in myriad ways. Just ask Federica Brignone, Italian Olympic bronze medalist in giant slalom at PyeongChang, and she'll point to her suitcase as evidence of how she thinks climate change is changing skiing. "I go with a big bag," said the 28-year-old of how she packs a wide variety of clothing to be prepared for the increasingly fluctuating weather. Read More JUST WATCHED Mikaela Shiffrin shatters records Replay More Videos ... MUST WATCH Mikaela Shiffrin shatters records 01:17 'It's sad...that's our planet' Today the planet is 1 degree Celsius warmer than it was before the … [Read more...] about How climate change is affecting World Cup ski racing circuit
From left, Antonio Rodriguez and his cousin Bairo Rodriguez, with CLS Landscaping and Maintenance, complete the weekly lawn, bush and tree services on a home owned by Opendoor Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 in Katy, TX. Opendoor has spent over $11 million in the Houston region on outside contractors who repair and maintain homes since it launched in Houston roughly a year ago. less From left, Antonio Rodriguez and his cousin Bairo Rodriguez, with CLS Landscaping and Maintenance, complete the weekly lawn, bush and tree services on a home owned by Opendoor Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 in Katy, ... more Photo: Michael Wyke / Contributor Photo: Michael Wyke / Contributor Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 From left, Antonio Rodriguez and his cousin Bairo Rodriguez, with CLS Landscaping and Maintenance, … [Read more...] about Houston leads the nation in iBuyers market share growth