Jose Pepe Diaz
South Florida Comissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz brought some holiday cheer by helicopter to the city of Sweetwater on Saturday.
In 2012, more than 700 bicyclists were killed by drivers in the United States. Each year, we report on many South Florida bicyclists being hit some with fatal results. But in these accidents, is it all the driver’s fault? And what is being done to keep bicyclists and drivers safe on our streets?
There may be some hope for ride-for-hire companies, like Lyft and UberX, in South Florida.
Miramar-based Spirit Airlines is in discussions with Miami-Dade County to begin regular domestic and international service at Miami International Airport.
In honor of veterans, of all wars, the city is hosting a parade Friday that will conclude with a free concert at Bayfront Park.
Final preparations are underway in South Florida for a long overdue tribute to Vietnam veterans who never received a proper homecoming. The Miami-Dade County golden veterans parade coincides with the 50th anniversary of the start of the Vietnam War. We focus on what’s being planned and how the community can be a part of it.
Miami received a letter from U.S. Olympics Committee chief Scott Blackmun this week, in which the Olympics boss informed the city it is being considered for hosting the 2024 Olympic games.
Miami-Dade county has been called the place where any problem can be solved by the jerk of a knee, and Tuesday, Miami-Dade commissioners found a new twitch. In 10 days, the county plans to require shopping centers to put barricades between cars and shoppers to prevent out-of-control drivers from driving into storefronts.
In an effort to reduce injuries from wayward cars, Miami-Dade’s Infrastructure and Land Use Committee unanimously gave initial approval Wednesday to an ordinance that would require barriers be placed in front of shopping mall thoroughfares.
A proposal to turn Miami-Dade Animal Services into a no-kill shelter program passed a Miami-Dade commission committee Tuesday, with a lot of questions about cost and implementation.