This Week's Headlines

New Thompson campus stirs controversy

Pasadena ISD backpack rules explained

South Belt students return to school

PISD announces pay increases

Harris County Precinct 2 deputies find man sleeping in stolen vehicle

City contracts waste assistance

METRO board OKs future plans

JDF 45th reunion Sept. 28

CCART plans fall events

CCISD announces standardized dress code

Dobie cheerleaders enjoy Camp Fun

Ossa helps Velasquez realize potential

Lococo’s class enjoyable for Villatoro

PISD establishes standardized dress

Sandlin’s officers make arrest at Union Tavern

Pasadena ISD, Clear Creek ISD set guidelines for free, reduced lunch

School supply giveaway full of monkey fun

Handbook page: first homework assignment

Fun Bunch group hosts event

Esteban’s lectures, stories impact Tran

Zepeda values Molina’s motivation, advice

South Belt Leader contestants vie for Schlitterbahn prizes

His senior year upcoming, Cabreja relishes one last season on the courts

Local Purple Heart recipient receives Astros special honor

PISD has season tix for football

JFD, Brook football inch closer to openers

JFD team tennis uses determined effort to score early-season wins

Former SJC pitchers excelling as pros

Sterling stops Dobie VB; Houston Memorial over Clear Brook

Lady Wolverines go 5-3 at Adidas classic

Astros honor South Belt’s Cerda III


Local Transportation Information

Department of Public Safety
Located at 111 Tri-Star, at Highway 3 across from Ellington Field. This office issues Driver Licenses, Learner's permits and official identification cards. The office is open from 8 to 5 Monday through Friday. For information call 281-486-8242.

Houston Airport System
Hobby Airport
Hobby Airport, 7800 Airport Blvd., is used by approximately 8 million passengers annually. The airport is situated on approximately 1300 acres, with 400 improved acres for buildings, aircraft pavement and parking facilities.

Ellington Airport/Ellington Joint Reserve Base
On Highway 3 (Old Galveston Road) is a former military base now owned by the city of Houston. Ellington is used to support military and NASA, to act as a reliever airport for Houston Hobby Airport, to promote general aviation and provide space for airport related activities not requiring direct airfield access.

Metro Bus
The Houston Metro Bus serves the South Belt area with daily transit service from various locations within the area to Almeda Mall, Hobby Airport and downtown with transfers available to many areas including the medical center.

South Belt Park and Ride
The South Belt Park and Ride, 11755 Sabo Road has capacity for approximately 950 vehicles. The facility connects to the High Occupancy Vehicle lane of the Gulf Freeway. It features security, a shelter area and telephone access.

South Belt Pool and Ride
The South Belt Pool and Ride located on the Gulf Freeway between Fuqua and South Belt has capacity for approximately 450 vehicles. It is designed for car and van poolers and has direct access to the HOV lane. It, like the South Belt Park and Ride, features security, a shelter area and telephone access.

The Port of Houston Authority
The Port of Houston has been instrumental in the city of Houston's development as a center of international trade. About 88 steamship lines offer service linking Houston with 1,053 ports in 203 countries. It is also home to a $15 billion petrochemical complex, the largest in the nation and second largest worldwide.