Dallas County, TX Focus
Current TV, founded by Al Gore, includes some of the best journalism in America today. In particular their Vanguard series is amazing and should not be missed by ANYONE who wants to know in depth coverage of some of the major stories in the world.
In Dallas Current TV is available on:
DIRECTV Channel 358
DISH Network Channel 196
Comcast Digital: Channel 125
AT&T U-Verse: Channel 189
Check out their program schedule here.
RATIONAL BROADCASTING DALLAS:
Rational Radio on RationalBroadcasting.com brings to the airways an open and truthful discussion regarding the current state of our Democracy and Civil Liberties. It is these values that we hold so dear and is the reason why we are proud to be called Americans. Today, American values are under siege like never before, and it is past time for all of us to awake from our slumber. Rational Radio on RationalBroadcasting.com openly discusses the issues facing the Nation and compels us to bring our closet conversations to the airways so that we can examine facts together. Tune in to Rational Radio streaming media at www.RationalBroadcasting.com where concerned citizens are invited to call in and join the Voice of Democracy.
Listen Live Here.
BLOGGING DALLAS: Some Local Blogs
Dallas Progress: Local blog about politics, development, technology, social media, business, and whatever else comes to mind.
DALLAS SOUTH: Blogging Dallas, Black/African-American Issues, Barack Obama, elections and more
DALLAS COUNTY EVENTS: You can find local Dallas County events at the Dallas County Democrats website.
Texas Democratic Women of Collin County 5th annual dinner and silent auction
10/23/2011 - 5:30pm
Bickel & Brewer, Larry Harrington and Ashley and Jack Ternan Jr.
cordially invite you to help us Frame the Issues at our 5th annual dinner and silent auction.
Sunday, October 23, 2011
5:30 p.m. Southfork Ranch
Featuring Celebrated Bloggers:
Eileen Smith @ inthepinktexas.com and Rachel Farris @ meanrachel.com (Bios & Photos attached)
Purchase tickets at www.tdwcc.org
THESE ARE PARTICULARLY IMPORTANT:
all too many people ignore judicial elections, but they are among the most important and the ones YOU can impact the most. Please help out!!
Democrat for Judge
Criminal District Court #4
Thursday, October 27, 2011
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
The Home of Rev. Zan W. Holmes & Carrie Holmes
6034 Boca Raton Drive
Dallas, Texas 75230
To support the campaign, bring your donation to the event or mail to:
Dominique Collins for Judge
342 W. Montana Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75224
MEET-AND-GREET FOR MARICELA MOORE, DEMOCRAT FOR JUDGE
11/01/2011 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
PLEASE ATTEND A MEET-AND-GREET AT OUR HOME FOR
MARICELA MOORE, DEMOCRAT FOR JUDGE
We are actively supporting the campaign of our friend, Maricela Moore, who is an outstanding candidate to become the next Judge of the 162nd Civil District Court. We hope you will plan to attend a meet-and-greet we are hosting for her...
Maricela Moore for Judge
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
6:00 - 8:00 pm
The Home of Scott Chase and Debra Witter
1008 N. Oak Cliff Blvd.
Dallas, Texas 75208
Maricela has an excellent background in civil law, including 10 years of experience in Dallas County. She has earned the respect of her peers and our current Civil District Court Judges, who frequently appoint her to serve as a Mediator. Her practice history has given her a balanced perspective on the law we look for in our Judges, as she has represented both plaintiffs and defendants, and she has worked with both individuals and businesses.
Maricela has a long history of service to the legal profession through the Dallas Bar Association, the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, the Dallas Hispanic Bar Association and other professional organizations. She is currently President of the Mexican American Bar Association of Texas. Maricela also serves as a Trustee of the Dallas County School Board among other community service activities.
You may learn much more about Maricela Moore at her campaign website.
Reception for Judge Eric V. Moyé 14th Civil District Court
11/02/2011 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Blake L. Beckham invites you to attend a reception for Judge Eric V. Moyé
14th Civil District Court
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
The Beckham Group
3400 Carlisle Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75204
Blake's Famous Ribs
Bring your donation to the event, or donate online by clicking here.
You may also mail your donation to:
Judge Eric V. Moyé Campaign
1717 Main Street
Lock Box 17, Suite 5001
Dallas, Texas 75201
Dallas Gas Drilling Task Force - Public Meeting
10/27/2011 - 7:00pm
The Gas Drilling Task Force was created to evaluate the environmental, health, safety, and quality of life impact of gas drilling in Dallas and is responsible for making recommendations to City Council regarding proposed revisions to the City's gas drilling zoning and permitting ordinances.
In forming recommendations, the Gas Drilling Task Force will review the following topics,
including, but limited to:
· Zoning requirements /· Permitting requirements /· Air quality issues /· Water-related issues
By fall 2011, the Gas Drilling Task Force will conclude its work and make recommendations to City Council on any proposed changes to the City's gas drilling ordinances.
As the Gas Drilling Task Force reviews and considers the City's current gas drilling ordinances, two meetings have been scheduled to receive public input on gas drilling in Dallas: (1) Tuesday, August 2, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. in the L1F Auditorium at Dallas City Hall, 1500 Marilla Street; and (2) Thursday, October 27, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. in Room 6ES at Dallas City Hall, 1500
Please call (214) 670-1200 if you have any questions.
Some recurring events around Dallas:
North Texas Asian Democrats
Every 3rd Monday of each Month
From 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
8150 N Macarthur Blvd
Irving, TX 75063
Dallas County Young Democrats Monthly Meeting
Second Tuesday of Each Month
Brooklyn's Jazz 1701 S Lamar St Dallas, TX 75215
Join DCYD at our Monthly Membership meeting.
Happy Hour begins at 6:30
Meeting starts at 7:00
For more information please visit www.dallasyoungdemocrats.org
Texas Coalition of Black Democrats
Third Tues of each month, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
907 E. Ledbetter Rd.
Dallas, TX 75216
Stonewall Democrats of Dallas
Third Tues of each month 6:30 PM
4617 Maple Ave
Northwest Dallas Democrats
Meets 3rd Wednesday of every month
7:30pm - 10:00pm
11824 Webb Chapel Road
Farmers Branch, TX 75234
Garland Democratic Women's Club
Siciliano's Taste of Italy
2210 W. Buckingham
at 11:30 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month
Dallas County East Democrats
Fourth Wed of each month, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
We meet at Martinez Restaurant on 901 Gross Rd, Mesquite, TX. This club serves SE Dallas (Pleasant Grove and Kleberg/Rylie), Mesquite, Seagoville, and Balch Springs.
Far North Dallas Democrats
Third Thursday of each month, 6:45pm - 8:30pm
Far North Dallas Democrats is an activist group primarily located in the Far North Dallas area.
Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse
1251 W Campbell Rd
Richardson, TX 75080-2971
Find out about the Dallas County DA Office, one of the more advanced DA's office in the nation and the reason I became inspired to focus on Dallas County. They have championed a program to confirm the guilt of convicted felons to ensure that the REAL criminals are taken off the street. Their efforts have been extremely successful. And find out about careers with the Dallas DA Department.
Groups and Organizations in Dallas:
"To promote equality of rights and to eradicate caste or race prejudice among the citizens of the United States: to advance the interest of colored citizens; to secure for them impartial suffrage; and to increase their opportunities for securing justice in the courts, education for the children, employment according to their ability and complete equality before law."
Please call 214-916-9919 for more info.
The Dallas Branch meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM at Thurgood Marshall Rec. Center 5150 Mark Trail, Dallas, Texas 75232
Stonewall Democrats of Dallas is an organization of politically active individuals working for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender community in the city of Dallas and the state of Texas.
General Membership Meetings are held on the the 3rd Tuesday of every month. We welcome visitors and those interested in possible Membership, to attend our meetings!
Location: Ojeda's, 4617 Maple Ave. Dallas TX 75219
When: 6:30 PM
Dallas Hispanic Women's Network of Texas:
The Hispanic Women's Network of Texas (HWNT) is a state-wide organization of individuals from diverse backgrounds who are committed to promoting the participation of Hispanic women in public, corporate and civic arenas. HWNT seeks to advance the educational, cultural, social, legal and economic well-being of all women through a broader awareness of their role in society, business and family. Members strive to celebrate the positive image and values of the Hispanic culture.
P.O. Box 670611
Dallas, TX 75367
DALLAS COUNTY DEMOCRATIC ORGANIZATIONS:
Dallas County Young Democrats
For Dallas Area Democrats between the agaes of 14 and 36.
Renee Hartley, President
Democracy for America Dallas
Contact Name: Michael Thomas
NW Dallas; NE Dallas; SW Dallas; SE Dallas; Central Dallas
Progressive Populist Caucus of Texas
Texas Stonewall Democratic Caucus
Contact Name: Shannon Bailey, President
3532 Cedarplaza Lane, Dallas, TX 75209
Texas Coalition of Black Democrats
Contact Name: T. Nobles
P. O. Box 764726, Dallas, Texas 75376
News Group-Meetup: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TCBDDallasChapter
Stonewall Democrats of Dallas
Contact Name: Jesse Garcia, President
P.O. Box 192305, Dallas, TX 75219
More organizations can be found here.
Biodiesel in Dallas:
Biodiesel is an American produced fuel that is cleaner than traditional diesel. Up to B20 (a 20% blend of biodiesel and traditional diesel) any diesel engine, car or truck, can run on it. Above B20, some older engines may have problems but newer diesel engines should be ok. Here are some gas stations selling biodiesel near Dallas/Ft. Worth:
Loves: 1501 W Highway 287, Midlothian, TX 76065, 972-775-2820. Offers B5 (good for any diesel engine). Open 24 HRS.
Green Spot Market and Fuels: 702 N Buckner Blvd, Dallas, TX 75218, 214-319-7768 Offers B5 (good for any diesel engine) and B99 (good for newer diesel engines, may not be good in some older engines). Open 6AM-9PM.
Texas Biotech Inc. 614 111th Street, Arlington, TX 76011, 817-633-3139 Offers B20 (good for any diesel engine) and B99 (good for newer diesel engines, may not be good in some older engines). Open 7AM-5PM M-F ; 9A,-3PM SATURDAY; CLOSED SUNDAY
Carls Corner Truck Stop: I35E and FM 2959, Hillsboro, TX 76645, 254-582-8433. Offers B20 (good for any diesel engine).
Loves Store #299: 715 S Central Expressway, Anna, TX 75409, 972-924-3683. Offers B5 (good for any diesel engine). Open 24 HRS.
DFW Biodiesel: 2561 E Long Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76137, 817-875-5147. Offers B20 (good for any diesel engine) and B100 (good for newer diesel engines, may not be good in some older engines). Open 24 HOURS.
Drivers Truckstop/Valero: 3201 N Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76106, 817-624-3975. Offers B20 (good for any diesel engine). Open 24 HRS
GREEN BUSINESSES IN THE DALLAS AREA: These are some of the best local businesses around. Taken from the Green America Green Pages
Green Earth Market
“The 21st Century general store.” Environmentally friendly products - baby gifts to patio furniture. “The best things in life are green.”®
3514 Harvard Ave.
Dallas, TX 75205
Specializes in pure modern and fun products for babies. Merges modern with organic creating well designed and environmentally sensitive items for children.
P.O. Box 570526
Dallas, TX 75357
For My Kids, LLC
Devoted to finding and making products that are beneficial for people and for our planet.
928 Trailwood Dr.
DeSoto, TX 75115
Importer and promoter of organic and Fair Trade wines. Specializing in 100% organic USDA/NOP certified "No Added Sulfites" wines. Nationwide and international distribution.
6333 E. Mockingbird Ln.
Dallas, TX 75214
Satori Capital, LLC
Satori Capital is a private equity fund that takes control positions in profitable, sustainable, mid-market companies.
3625 N. Hall St.
Dallas, TX 75219
Rick Salmeron, Salmeron Financial Network, Inc.
Recognizing that investors want to connect personal principles with financial goals, SFN offers sustainable investment services to individuals, families, and business owners. "We help you meet money with mission."
6748 Avalon Ave.
Dallas, TX 75214
Mary Anne Mayer Redmond
Offering comprehensive services & products relating to wealth management, Mary Anne Mayer Redmond, CFP® RFC®, is an independent advisor whose firm specializes in sustainable/socially responsible vision & investments.
16835 Addison Rd.
Addison, TX 75001
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