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Santa Fe Family Life Center announced as home of Trae Young Basketball

Former University of Oklahoma star Trae Young met at the Santa Fe Family Life Center in February after announcing the facility would serve as official home of Trae Young Youth Basketball. Plans for the future include basketball camps and a tournment at the facility. Young also pledged to support existing SFFLC programs. Photo Provided

Staff Report   Oklahoma City – University of Oklahoma standout turned NBA player Trae Young announced recently that the Santa Fe Family Life Center (SFFLC) will serve as the Official Home of Trae Young Youth Basketball. Under the terms of the partnership, Young will offer two basketball camps per year and one basketball tournament per […]

Letter to the Editor: Don’t be afraid of a word: Socialism

An early version of the Oklahoma state Flag. File photo

Updated: Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019: Editor’s Note: At the request of the man who submitted this letter, this story has been changed to give credit to journalist Bill Moyers, who some years ago wrote the words with which the letter begins. To The Editor: “Social democracy is 100-percent American. We may be latecomers to recognizing […]

A puppy named Penny and a passion for maps creates a business opportunity

Mike Howard’s chocolate Labrador Retriever named Penney and his passion for old maps led to the creation of a new business opportunity that would give Penney room to roam. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A chocolate Labrador Retriever named Penney and a passion for old maps led Oklahoman Mike Howard to an unexpected business opportunity. After collecting vintage maps for many years, Howard began copying them and displaying them at work and in his home. Before long, friends and […]

An editor’s notebook: The Wall Street Journal’s defense of freedom (and S.Q. 793) … and an artist at work, for artists

Patrick B. McGuigan, publisher of CapitolBeatOK and The City Sentinel.  File Photo

Patrick B. McGuigan Oklahoma City, OK – From an editor’s notebook, a stirring defense of competition in provision of medical services has come forth from the editorial page of the Wall Street Journal. And, a homegrown event to raise money for arts and educators is planned at a gallery business in Oklahoma City’s historic Paseo […]

Commercial Real Estate Summit set for September 20 at Cox Convention Center

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Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The Central Oklahoma Commercial Association of REALTORS® is hosting the 2018 Commercial Real Estate Summit® on Thursday, September 20, 2018. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City. A variety of educational tracks will be offered focused on Tax/Legal, […]

Arbitration and mediation in construction related disputes

Jack L. Werner, Ph.D.
A To Z Construction.  Photo provided.

By Jack L. Werner, Ph.D. A To Z Inspections   I traveled to Santa Fe, New Mexico, the first part of August to enhance my construction-related credentials through training with Construction Dispute Resolution Services (CDRS). Owned by Peter Merrill, a member of the National Home Builders Association board of directors for many years, CDRS is […]

From Dr. Naheed Ahmad: Letter to Joel Robison, E.D., Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians

Naheed Ahmad OD, Energeyes Association. Facebook photo

August 2018 My name is Dr. Naheed Ahmad and I am President of Energeyes, a nonprofit association representing optometrists who choose to practice in a corporate-affiliated environment. On behalf of our organization and the doctors we represent nationwide, we reach out to express our disappointment that your organization has chosen to attack fellow doctors within […]

Rooted Barber + Shop grand opening to benefit Homeless Alliance Day Shelter

The public is invited on Monday, August 6 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. to Rooted Bar + Shop’s grand opening (3515 N. Classen Blvd) for a fresh cut and to help support the Homeless Alliance Day Shelter.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Monday, August 6, a new Oklahoma City business will host a grand opening event with a cause: Located at 3515 N. Classen Boulevard, Rooted Barber + Shop will donate 100 percent of the day’s sales to the Homeless Alliance Day Shelter Program. Walk-ins are […]

A home inspector equals a commercial property inspector? Think again

Jack Werner.  File Photo

By Jack L. Werner, Ph.D., A To Z Construction The basics are there, but you wouldn’t build a skyscraper on a house foundation. Sure, a few very small commercial jobs are basically home inspections. The condo office complex would be an example. As size and complexity change, home inspection training isn’t sufficient to do the […]

Oklahoma City’s Curbside Chronicle wins Google Challenge

John, a Curbside Chronicle vendor, sells papers in front of Leadership Square in downtown Oklahoma City.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma City Curbside Chronicle is the winner of the popular vote in the Google.org Impact Challenge. Funds received by the organization total $100,000. Google.org granted $50,000 to four organizations, including The Curbside Chronicle, plus the bonus $50,000 for winning a popular vote among the people of Oklahoma City. […]

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