Jennifer Staubach Gates

Free Tarps Available for Tornado-Ravaged Homes Near Marsh And Walnut Hill

By Candy Evans / October 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Just in from Jennifer Staubach Gates’ office in District 13: Dallas Fire Rescue Command at Marsh & Walnut Hill have 50 large contractor grade tarps for residential roofs due to the incoming storm. These were donated by Clear Channel. First come, first serve! My office will be sending a comprehensive newsletter later this evening.  If […]

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Apartment or Nothing: How Saturday’s Election Will Influence the Future of Preston Center

By Candy Evans / May 2, 2019 / 3 Comments

Saturday is election day, and this one revolves around real estate centered in one Dallas city council district: District 13, where 17.6 percent of voters have cast early ballots. That’s the highest voting percentage in any city council district. There is the Behind the Pink Wall real estate quagmire, the condo owners and tenants who […]

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The Desperate Plight of Living Behind the Pink Wall Since the Preston Place Fire

By Candy Evans / April 18, 2019 / 35 Comments

This is the real story of the Pink Wall – a little pocket of Preston Hollow tucked between two of the highest net worth zip codes in the country. It is one of the few places where women of means at some point, who suddenly find themselves with a drastically limited bank account, can live with some dignity. And safety. For years it has been the answer to the need for affordable housing skirting the city’s wealthiest neighborhoods.

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Conflict of Interest: Should Laura Miller Recuse Herself From PD-15 Matters?

By Jon Anderson / April 16, 2019 / 10 Comments

Two weeks ago, District 13 council member Jennifer Staubach Gates debated rival candidate and former Dallas Mayor Laura Miller at a luncheon hosted by the Dallas Builders Association. The event was live-streamed and later posted by CandysDirt.com. About 20 minutes into the recording, the topic of PD-15 was raised. (Planned Development district between Preston Tower […]

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How Would You Score the Debate Between Gates and Miller?

By Candy Evans / April 5, 2019 / 18 Comments

A couple of days ago, Phil Crone, Dallas Builders Association Dallas Division executive officer, asked for help plugging the DBA debate planned for April 4 at the division’s monthly meeting. Knowing that Jennifer Staubach Gates had canceled an earlier debate, I jumped on this and called executive editor Joanna England: we’ve got to live stream it! […]

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Miller, Gates Face Off in Dallas Builders Association-Hosted Debate

By Candy's Dirt / April 5, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Candy will dissect the debate later today, but for now, we have the recorded Dallas Builders Association debate between District 13 incumbent Jennifer Staubach Gates and former mayor Laura Miller. Let us know what you think!

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