DRC Women's Equality Series: Jennifer Chandler, Bank of America

Bank of America Dallas President Jennifer Chandler discusses ways women can get on more equal financial footing with men and shares investment trends for women.

Bank of America is one of the world’s leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses, and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management, and other financial and risk management products and services.

Bridget Lopez Leads Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson's Dallas Office as Its First Hispanic Female Managing Partner

Bridget Lopez Leads Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson’s Dallas Office as Its First Hispanic Female Managing Partner

Diversity and equality are not only the right thing to do, but it's the best business decision a company can make, the firm's managing partner says. The Dallas office of the nation's largest collection firm is 70 percent female.

Bridget Lopez’s journey to Managing Partner of Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson’s Dallas office was a competitive and strenuous interview process.

McKinney Innovation Fund Draws Hundreds of New Jobs, 11 Tech HQs in Eight Months

McKinney Innovation Fund Draws Hundreds of New Jobs, 11 Tech HQs in Eight Months

“We’re building an ecosystem and creating a space for startups to access funding, and helping them scale at the timeliest need for their company during the startup lifecycle,” Senior Vice President at McKinney EDC Danny Chavez said.

While most corporate relocation decisions have been delayed due to the pandemic, McKinney Economic Development Corporation’s Innovation Fund is landing tech startups at warp speed.

Mayor says lawsuit is last resort in battle with Oak Villas apartments

Erlinda Gonzalez sought refuge from the afternoon sun under a shaded tree at Irving’s Oak Villas apartments.

After arriving home from work at 2 p.m., Gonzalez found her sofa crammed in her bedroom and other pieces of her living room furniture on her front porch.

Two contractors were laying laminate flooring in her unit.

“I’ve been asking them to fix my floor for more than a year,” said Gonzalez, who has lived in the complex north of Airport Freeway on North MacArthur Boulevard for four years.

Dallas-area snow makes for a beautiful but dangerous Christmas

Christmas is a time for memories, and this was one to remember.

Steadily falling snow made North Texas worthy of a Currier and Ives print at the same time as it made for dangerously slick conditions.

Reports of 2 inches of snow were common in Dallas County, and parts of Collin County were covered in more than 4 inches.

The fast-moving storm dropped temperatures below freezing during the day Tuesday, but even lower temperatures — as low as 18 — were expected at night.

Hundreds remember white buffalo on birthday, mourn its death at Lakota ranch

GREENVILLE — One year ago Saturday, Lakota Buffalo Ranch owner Arby Little Soldier and the Lakota Sioux tribe rejoiced at the rare birth of a white buffalo revered by American Indians.

But Saturday’s powwow at the ranch to celebrate Lightning Medicine Cloud’s birthday instead had an air of solemnity as hundreds of North Texans mourned the calf’s death.

“Last year this time, we were hugging and jumping with joy,” Little Soldier said. “His birth was so unpredictable. It was just a joy for us.”

Irving teen Oscar Gomez, whose bucket list inspired many, dies of cancer

Sick with bone cancer last fall, Oscar Gomez turned an essay in his English class titled “If I Only Had 24 Hours to Live” into his bucket list, inspiring everyone close to him.

Oscar, 17, died early Thursday morning, with only a few items remaining on his list. Just hours before, his English teacher, Ruth Amy Schoen at Barbara Cardwell Preparatory Career Center in Irving, reminisced about him.

When Oscar walked into Ms. Schoen’s English class, she said, she didn’t know what an impact he would have

Neighbors horrified at news of family’s slayings in Grapevine

GRAPEVINE — Aziz Yazdanpanah seemed to be losing control of his life in recent months — his wife left him, his house was in foreclosure, and his 19-year-old daughter was dating a young man he didn’t like.

Even so, the 58-year-old former real estate agent from Colleyville seemed to be holding it together. Neighbors say he would smile and wave as he drove through his middle-class neighborhood. Recently, he was seen raking leaves in his yard.

“He was very friendly, a very good neighbor,” said Car