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La Porte clinic ordered to stop all COVID-19 related medical care

A district judge has ordered a La Porte clinic to stop all COVID-19 related medical care. Clinica Hispana La Porte, which is located at 606 Spencer Highway, was administering antibody tests to patients and claiming that they were COVID-19 infection tests. The Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton also alleges that the clinic threw away tests [...]

By |2020-08-12T13:38:43+00:00August 12th, 2020|La Porte News|0 Comments

All Pasadena ISD students to start classes online

When Pasadena students start the school year, they'll be starting online for at least the first three weeks. Superintendent DeeAnn Powell hopes that the three weeks of virtual learning will give time for COVID-19 pandemic conditions to improve. She hopes that by September 8 students who want in-person education will be able to return to [...]

By |2020-08-04T15:03:02+00:00August 4th, 2020|Pasadena Texas News|0 Comments

Man shot in Deer Park Jack in the Box drive-thru

Police are searching for a man who shot another man in the Deer Park Jack in the Box drive-thru and then stole his vehicle. Around 10:30 p.m. last Wednesday, officers found a man who had been shot, and his vehicle was missing. The incident occurred at the Jack in the Box on Center near Highway [...]

By |2020-07-29T13:43:23+00:00July 29th, 2020|Deer Park News|Comments Off on Man shot in Deer Park Jack in the Box drive-thru

Man steals more than $41,000 worth of iPads from Deer Park ISD school

A Deer Park man was arrested after police stated that he stole more than $41,000 worth of iPads from a school within the Deer Park Independent School District. Alexander Garcia was arrested after officials determined that he stole thousands of dollars worth of iPads from Deepwater Junior High School. He listed them for sale on [...]

By |2020-07-21T12:38:54+00:00July 21st, 2020|Deer Park News, Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on Man steals more than $41,000 worth of iPads from Deer Park ISD school

Pasadena bar holds protest over closures related to COVID-19

Bar owners and supporters gathered together this week at a Pasadena nightclub to protest the governor's bar closure order. The co-owner of Chuters in Pasadena says that they just want to open to make money to pay the bills. The bar closed when Governor Abbott ordered bars to be closed on June 26, but Chuters [...]

By |2020-07-14T14:42:56+00:00July 14th, 2020|Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on Pasadena bar holds protest over closures related to COVID-19

Bodies of missing boaters found after boat came ashore in Pasadena

The bodies of two boaters were found after their boat washed ashore in Pasadena. A teen girl on the boat survived, but a man in his 60s and a woman in her 30s did not. Both bodies were found near Seabrook. It was unclear how the three boaters went overboard. The boat was found on [...]

By |2020-07-09T13:35:59+00:00July 9th, 2020|Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on Bodies of missing boaters found after boat came ashore in Pasadena

La Porte City Councilman removed from meeting

Councilman Thomas Garza said he was escorted out of Monday night's La Porte City Council meeting for refusing to wear a mask. La Porte City Council began the meeting with a vote that would require everyone at the front table to cover their faces. Garza says he believes that such a requirement goes too far. [...]

By |2020-06-30T17:17:05+00:00June 30th, 2020|La Porte News|Comments Off on La Porte City Councilman removed from meeting

City of Pasadena launches free meal program

Pasadena Parks & Recreation is once again serving children meals this summer, but this year they've changed the process due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year the free meal program is curbside. The summer meal program is a partnership with Houston Parks & Recreation. Residents can drive up between 1:00 and 3:00 Monday through Friday, [...]

By |2020-06-23T14:30:13+00:00June 23rd, 2020|Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on City of Pasadena launches free meal program

Deer Park plants provide products for COVID-19 fight

Deer Park plants are making ingredients and materials for products such as hand sanitizers, shields, personal protective equipment, soap, disinfectants, and ethylene for detergents. Companies such as OxyVinyls, Dow, Shell, Hexion and Lubrizol all explained to the Deer Park Community Advisory Council the essential work they're doing to produce materials to help in the global [...]

By |2020-06-16T13:47:51+00:00June 16th, 2020|Deer Park News|Comments Off on Deer Park plants provide products for COVID-19 fight

Pasadena ISD asks employees to return extra pay

Pasadena ISD officials are asking roughly 1,300 district employees to return extra pay they received during COVID-19 school closures. A "major clerical error" is said to have caused an issue, and at least one employee is suing to keep the money. Pasadena Superintendent DeeAnn Powell said that the district accidentally paid employees two and a [...]

By |2020-06-09T17:48:29+00:00June 9th, 2020|Pasadena Texas News|Comments Off on Pasadena ISD asks employees to return extra pay