While a bulk of the teams in the Southern California Collegiate Baseball League feature players from “The Golden State,” there are a few exceptions. Friendswood alum Jordan Wood was the lone Texas representative on the Palm Springs roster.
One of the mantras in our colleges and universities — and maybe in advanced high school classes, too — is that we must teach students to think critically.
Unfortunately, unless the scammer can be identified and criminal charges filed or a civil case initiated there is little recourse to having your money returned.
Thirty million American women are experiencing hair loss and 80 percent will have noticeable hair loss by age 60. This is statistically proven, said Lulu Benavidez, a salon owner for 35 years.
The professionals at Texas State Optical in downtown Galveston help you see the important things in life. At the high-tech clinic, Drs. Melody Fikkert, Chris Brownlee and Kevin Katz treat all kinds of eye diseases, helping patients to obtain the clearest possible vision.
House of Interiors is readying the shop for their annual Christmas Open House on Sunday, Oct. 5 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Fitness guru Shellie Long knows something about transformation. The founder of Yes I Can Get Fit in La Marque battled baby weight and a lifelong love of the pantry to become a svelte and healthy version of her former self.
The automobile was still in its early days when Edgar Neumannopened Galveston Battery and Electric in 1921. Now in the hands of the third and fourth generations, Edgar’s grandson George Neumann Jr. and great-grandson Michael Neumann are keeping the business in the family.
The Mediterranean Chef is a breath of fresh air for island foodies.
If you’re trying to shake off sun damage this fall, a trip to Faces Etc. is in order. The League City spa offers state-of-the-art services including photofacials, permanent makeup, laser hair removal and other skin care treatments including Botox and Juvederm by Zander Lilly.
Before opening her practice in 1987, Susan Edmonson gained experience in different legal fields, choosing to specialize in family law, because it gave her the opportunity to help people put their lives back together.
Family-run Doreck & Sons will be busy come bow season.
The summer may be winding to an end, but the 90-degree days are not, which makes this a great time of year to start on your dream pool.
Believe it or not, the way you walk determines the way the rest of your body moves. It can cause knee, hip or low back pain. These complications combined over long periods may cause discomfort, uneven wear and tear and pain to your joints.
After more than 30 years at the helm of Dr. Cool, Jim Barry and his wife Cathy passed the torch to their son, Jimmy, who has been around the business since the jump.
Dr. Rick Seume of Hitchcock Dental gives his two cents on the Rule of Toos.
Three experienced and competent techs have joined the staff at Lulu’s: Master Stylist Lisa K. and Creative Stylists Gayle and Elisa.
The Children’s Center provides parents and their children with shelter, food and resources to help them get back on their feet.
You don’t have to go far to find the best authentic Texas barbecue, steaks grilled to perfection or fresh Gulf seafood. Just head on over to Gus’ Restaurant, 3204 Palmer Hwy., in Texas City.
Galveston County parents preparing to send their kids back to school at the end of the month are no doubt tackling massive to-do lists. Families looking to move into a new house and a new school district have more to worry about than books, uniforms and lunchbox supplies.
August not only marks the return to classrooms across Galveston County, but Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month.
Serious Tackle, 14065 Delaney Road, in La Marque, supplies both novice and professional anglers with rods and reels, lures, tackle and other gear for both inshore and offshore fishing.
The Jack Brown Insurance Agency began in Galveston County in 1999 with an office in League City’s South Shore Harbour area.
Tucked between stately dwellings on 25th street not far from the Pleasure Pier, it’s easy to hurry past the quaint converted dwelling that houses Galveston Gallery. It’s both easy to miss and not to be missed.
Antioxidant protection can help your skin from damage on a cellular level that can result in fine lines, wrinkles, discoloration and even skin cancer.
These days, many of us are looking for solutions that let us stay comfortably in our homes longer. That’s the beauty of home accessibility products that increase mobility and convenient access to different levels of a home.
Becky’s Wigs and Mastectomy Shop in League City caters to a niche of women battling breast cancer with a designer line of swimsuits.
Mike and Marissa Green established Finish Line Marine in 1996. Though the business has grown, 18 years later, it is still the same place, run by the same people.
If you have a hankering for fresh, authentic fare in a fun, festive atmosphere, the Mediterranean Chef is the place to be.
Gulf Coast flower gardens may be straining under summer heat, but everything is blooming at DW Florals and Gifts.
The pros at GBE Performance Automotive can keep your vehicle in top shape during these sweltering months.
When you need a good book but don’t have anything specific in mind, just stop by Paperback Swap N Shop.
University Federal Credit Union (UFCU) is proud to serve the Galveston County community since 1982.
Whether you or a family member needs a little extra help around the house, assistance recovering from a hospital stay or someone to check in on them throughout the week, Right at Home’s in-home care may be the answer.
No matter how bad your water is, Santa Fe Water Services can help give you the water quality you want.
For more than 20 years, Boot Kikkers Bingo has done a booming business in providing entertainment to Galveston County residents, all while supporting local charities.
Libbie’s Place Senior Day Program serves adults age 55 and older who are experiencing decreased physical functioning, memory loss, depression or social isolation.
Spurgeon Insurance has been serving Galveston County since 1982. Mark Spurgeon joined the family business in 1993 and has been committed to his customers ever since.
Hurricane Season began June 1. Galveston Insurance Associates (GIA), an Independent Insurance Agency since 1892, asks “Are you ready?”
Nutrition is a word that evokes feelings of confusion in everyone, and rightfully so. The public is constantly swayed with research and big industry marketing to either purchase more of one thing or switch to something else entirely.
If a Father’s Day cookout is on your to-do list, stop by Doreck’s Meat Market for the best and freshest cuts of meat!
Wouldn’t it be nice to have a pool in your backyard with these hot summer days upon us? Galveston County Pool & Spa can make it happen.
Texas State Optical in Galveston is having an Oliver Peoples party Saturday. It is a trunk show of an iconic frame line that will delight the soul of all Galvestonians.
Attorney Susan Edmonson and her staff are dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome in every case they take on, not only by being experienced and knowledgeable but also by providing personalized attention and care to all clients.
D. Michael Bartholomew, PC, located at 3212 13th Ave. No. in Texas City, offers individuals and business tax, accounting, payroll and consulting services tailored to their individual needs.
LuLu was featured on “Great Day Houston” with Host Deborah Duncan.
The Children’s Center Inc. in Galveston has been part of a legacy of hope for island children that began in 1878.
Many times when customers come to Schlitzberger and Daughters Monument Company, they are taken completely by surprise when they find out just how many rules and restrictions they are bound by in erecting a memorial.
For authentic Mexican cuisine served up fresh and tasty in a friendly atmosphere, it’s time you discovered the gem of Mexican restaurants — El Gusto Del Pueblo Restaurant.
The ladies at HomeTown Properties are excited, and for good reason. After all, we have a lot to be excited about!
Celebrating their 19th anniversary in League City, Faces, Etc. is constantly evolving to offer state-of-the-art services, including permanent makeup, skin care, massage, laser hair removal and photofacials.
The season of backyard get-togethers is upon us, and Galveston Gallery is here to help you get ready for your next party.
For more than 23 years, Heaven Sent Day Care has been providing a safe, loving environment for children that emphasizes education, a love of Jesus Christ, and respect for America.
If you’re tired of waiting for Medicare to come through for your medical supply needs, now is the time to take advantage of great cash discounts during Behrens Southern Comfort’s spring blow out sale.
If your vacuum cleaner is making household cleaning more of a headache than you want to deal with, visit the folks at A-1 Vacuum Sales and Service in Texas City.
Finish Line Marine offers many services to help maintain your boat, engine and trailer.
The Mediterranean Chef, The Strand’s oldest restaurant with continuous ownership, has been serving great food at great prices for more than 24 years.
For 2.5 years since the salon opened, Blazin’ Tangles owners Emily Noel and Robbie Johnson have taken pride in providing a fun, family friendly atmosphere.
As hurricane season approaches, University Federal Credit Union (UFCU) provides you with information to help you prepare before a hurricane strikes.
Libbie’s Place is much more than just an adult day care — it’s a place where friendships are forged and fun is had all day long.
Spa San Luis thinks mothers deserve nothing but the best.
As the Galveston Fencing Club prepares for its final tournament of the Spring 2014 season, fencers from Houston, San Antonio and Fort Worth are getting ready to cross blades with their island counterparts.