Serena Blaiz ends a month hiatus by looking at a slurry of state of the ___ speeches. State of the Union terror alert, State of the State BS, State of the City elitism. Thankfully Bob Waldrop provides a solid alternative message about the real state/history of OKC and Rena expounds on the state of the resistance. Other news items and upcoming events.
Filing dates are Dec. 5-7 for the Oklahoma City Council election in 2017 for Wards 1, 3, 4, and 7.
Prior to getting down to the main topic at last night’s town hall on public safety, Ward 7 Councilman John Pettis made an announcement about the King’s Crossing development difficulties. This project was to bring an Uptown Market to the corner of MLK and 23rd. He updated the crowd on negotiations about the stalled development, […]
The Ward 7 Town Hall Meeting on Public Safety took place on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church in Oklahoma City. It was hosted by Councilman John Pettis, Jr.
OKLAHOMA CITY – A coalition of local groups met Thursday with Oklahoma City Police Chief William Citty and two deputy chiefs, Jeff Becker and Tom Jester, to express concerns about police department policies such as body cams and assault rifles. The meeting, which took place in a conference room at police headquarters, was organized […]
OKC Public Transit Agency Changes Policy, Offers Resources to Help Employees and Riders Quit Tobacco OKLAHOMA CITY – EMBARK announced that its properties will be tobacco-free beginning August 1. The policy includes all tobacco products: cigarettes, vaping or e-cigarette devices and chewing tobacco. Tobacco will be prohibited at all of EMBARK’s transit stops, shelters, parking […]
New mobile adoption unit will travel OKC to facilitate pet adoptions.
Oklahomans respond to the tragic mass shooting in Orlando at the Pulse nightclub.
Looking ahead to the 10th year that the International Day of Peace has been celebrated in OKC — and back to the year that started it all with Pinwheels for Peace.
If you are living in Oklahoma City this month (or visiting for that matter) you have been deluged with the accolades for Aubrey McClendon after he apparently killed himself in a single car crash the day after being indicted by the DOJ. We are not going to link to those, they are readily found if […]
In observance of the International Day of Peace*, the Rev. Jesse Jackson and Oklahoma City Police Chief Bill Citty participated in a community discussion titled Healing the Breach: A Community Conversation on Law Enforcement and Citizen Rights. The event was held on Monday, September 21 at Oklahoma City University. https://archive.org/download/20150921IdopOkcPanel/20150921-idop-okc-panel.mp3 0:00 Welcome from Priya […]