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A soccer field in the community, but not for the community
Story by Oscar Saravia Photos by Nitashia Johnson On a recent balmy evening, Los Altos neighbors were outside enjoying almost every aspect of West Dallas’ Benito Juarez Parque de Heroes. A woman walked her dog on the loop trail while a man rode his bicycle. A father and son tossed a football back and forth […]
‘I’ve never seen any dirt go up 1400% in five years’
The land value of dozens of 7,000-square-foot parcels in Los Altos — just north of Singleton, up and down Borger, Crossman and Winnetka — all jumped from $65,000 to $168,000 this year. Several efforts are being made to educate West Dallas neighbors on how to protest property tax appraisals before the May 16 deadline.
Q&A: What to know about West Dallas’ environmental past and future
Key concepts in West Dallas' fight to get rid of polluters, including the significance of zoning, permits, and civic action.
How West Dallas is leaving a history of environmental racism in the dust
Dallas is considering a new approach to permitting concrete batch plants, thanks to a long history of advocacy coming from West Dallas.
Froswa’ Booker-Drew resigns her post as ‘the great connecter’ between the State Fair of Texas and South Dallas-Fair Park neighbors
A bombshell dropped on South Dallas this week when Froswa’ Booker-Drew announced that her last day at the State Fair of Texas would be next Friday, April 15.
Groceries in a SNAP: Amazon provides free delivery to EBT customers￼
Already, 65,000 people in DFW are enrolled in Amazon’s SNAP delivery program, but the company found that people who live in “food deserts” weren’t using the service, so launched a new outreach program Jan. 1.