Sarah Shahi Is Hot. The Euless native appears on the cover of the October Maxim, which declares her TV sexiest star. As we reported back in 2006, she is also the great-great-granddaughter of an Iranian shah. And now you know.
Dallas Cop Killed While Cleaning His Weapon. This is a very difficult story for me to understand. Just sad.
DART Picks Oak Cliff Streetcar Design. One presumes they won’t be painted the lime green in this picture, but, okay, I guess that’s fine. The bigger issue, one our Peter Simek posed in January, is whether these streetcars are a $50 million mistake.
Homeless Children in Collin County. This story by Channel 8’s Steve Stoler is irritating. It says that the number of homeless children in Collin County, Texas’ richest county, is on the rise. In fact, it says, the number of homeless people in Collin County is not just rising but rising fast. But the only data point given in the story is that one homeless shelter in Collin has 63 kids. Not to diminish that statistic, but if you tell me it’s on the rise, then I need a few more data points — heck, just one more data point — to compare it with.