Source of Texas cyclospora cases still a mystery

19 July 2017, 7:37 pm

There are three cases still pending investigation. The Texas Department of State Health Services reports there have also been 3 cases in Fort Bend County, 2 in Galveston County, and 1 in Montgomery County. Cyclosporiasis is acquired by eating food or ...... Read More »

Galveston offers bounty of activities for tourists

19 July 2017, 6:09 pm

Galveston is a Texas gem. With more than 6 million visitors a year, it has a warm island feel and is brimming with things to do, places to see, historic homes to tour, food to try and ways to unwind. To continue reading this story, you will need to be a ...... Read More »

DIARY-U.S. refinery operations-Total Port Arthur, Texas refinery restarting reformer

19 July 2017, 3:59 pm

MARATHON Galveston Bay,TX 459 June 6 Hydrotreater restart May 29 Unit upset ALON Big Spring 70 May 26 Propane deasphalting unit shut TOTAL Port Arthur, TX 225.5 May 26 Emissions from unit 871 EXXON Baytown, TX 560.50 June 6 Caustic oxidation unit emissions ...... Read More »

Texas coastal cities face rising sea levels

19 July 2017, 12:13 pm

While a new report, “When Rising Seas Hit Home: Hard Choices Ahead for Hundreds of US Coastal Communities,” shows that Galveston is the biggest Texas city facing inundation, it’s hardly the only one that will be at least partly underwater by 2060 ...... Read More »

TX Houston/Galveston TX Zone Forecast

19 July 2017, 9:43 am

index readings 104 to 109. .FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. .SATURDAY...Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 90s. .SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. .SUNDAY...Partly ...... Read More »

New App Shows Aquifer Level Change and Subsidence in Relation to Groundwater Withdrawals in Houston-Galveston Area

19 July 2017, 6:06 am

A new interactive web application illustrates how groundwater, sediment compaction and land-elevation change are related in the Houston-Galveston region in Texas. The new app was developed by the U.S. Geological Survey and is available online. The Houston ...... Read More »

Why this Year’s Galveston Artist Residency Exhibition is Different

19 July 2017, 5:29 am

The Galveston Artist Residency (GAR) may be the best artist-in-residence program in Texas. At 11 months long, the program gives three artists studios, lodging, a $1000 monthly stipend, and, because it’s Galveston, a bicycle. There’s not much to do on ...... Read More »

Where To Stay In Crystal Beach, Texas: Hotels & Vacation Rentals

18 July 2017, 10:43 pm

When taking a trip to the beach, stay in Crystal Beach, Texas. With beautiful beach houses and hotels located close to the beach and central locations in Galveston, you’ll never have to worry about finding a comfy place to lay your head while on vacation.... Read More »

Coast Guard rescues man having seizures on fishing boat off Galveston

18 July 2017, 4:24 pm

The Coast Guard rescued a man from a fishing boat about 80 miles off Galveston. The Coast Guard rescued a man from a fishing boat about 80 miles off Galveston. The Coast Guard rescued a man from a fishing boat about 80 miles off Galveston. The U.S. Coast ...... Read More »

2 Mixed-Income Communities Replace Public Housing Sites in Galveston, Texas

18 July 2017, 10:30 am

Almost nine years after floodwaters from Hurricane Ike left two public housing sites uninhabitable in Galveston, Texas, displaced residents who were scattered throughout the region are returning home. Developed by St. Louis–based McCormack Baron Salazar ...... Read More »

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