Saturday 25 October 2014

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Women’s Self-Defense Class Offered

In 2012, Harris County reported 1,155 rapes, 12,635 robberies and 16,488 assaults. “Most of us use magical thinking in order to feel safe in the world,” says Chris Cander, a West University-based author who holds a 2nd dan in Taekwondo …

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Xavier School to Host Food Truck Fright Night

For one night only, fearless teens and brave adults can experience “Phobia Inside the Loop,” as Xavier Educational Academy, at 6203 Edloe, is transformed into a terrifying

Fathers and Flashlights a Big Success

About 250 Fathers and 500 children with flashlights participated in the annual Fathers and Flashlights urban campout over the weekend in West University Place. The wildly popular event is

West U Meetings on Budget, Zoning Slated for Monday

The West U City Council will meet Monday evening, to consider a $34.3 million 2015 city budget that will raise taxes by 5.81 percent in the city. The

West U Zoning Hearings Set

The city of West U will hold two town hall meetings later this month, to gather public comments and input on the efforts to revise the zoning regulations

Metro to Consider Moving Weslayan bus to Buffalo Speedway

The controversial bus route that was proposed for Weslayan Street through West University Place has been re-routed by the staff of METRO -- right down Buffalo Speedway. Nearly 240

Grass will Get Greener

The east end of Colonial Park will remain closed for the next week to 10 days, to allow the new grass to fully recover from an Army Worm

West U Closed for Labor Day

In observance of Labor Day, the city of West University Place offices will be closed on Monday, September 1, and no curbside collection will take place. Please note

West U Parade Honors Senior World Series Champs

A little bit of Mayberry came to West University Place Thursday, as dozens of families came out to cheer the World Champion West U Little League Seniors. The 15-

West U Council Meets Friday

The West University Place City Council will hold a special meeting and workshop session on Friday, August 29, at 11:30 a.m. in the Municipal Building. The council cancelled its

West U to hold Parade of Champions

The Tri-Sports Association and the city of West University Place will host a parade for the Hometown Heroes, the World Champion West U Little League Seniors. The parade, scheduled

Free Friday Fun

Join the artists of Silver Street Studios and Winter Street Studios this Friday, August 22, for the second evening of the “#SummerSeries.” Guests will preview new work from

WULL Seniors Win World Series, 7-4!!!

The West U Seniors the Senior World Series on Saturday in Bangor, Maine, with a 7-4 win over the team from Latin America. This is the second World Series

WULL Seniors Advance to Championship Game

The West U Little League Seniors will play in the championship game of the Senior Little League World Series Saturday at 1 p.m. The game will be broadcast

West U Speeds Up Zoning Review

Consultants to the West U Zoning and Planning Commission have stepped up their work on a proposed rewrite of the city’s zoning ordinance for non-single family properties