S2E3: Harris County sues ExxonMobil


GUEST: Adrian Garcia, Harris County Commissioners Court Precinct 2.

HOST: Abhinav Kumar.

TOPICS: Quick walkthrough of Harris County Commissioners Court function, purpose, and responsibilities. County petrochemical explosions and accidents in 2019. Update on Commissioners Court response and lawsuit for recent ExxonMobil oil refinery explosion in Baytown on 2019-07-31.

THANK YOU: Harris County Precinct 2 Commissioner Adrian Garcia for the interview, Pct. 2 Communications Director Frida Villalobos for coordinating logistics, Baker Ripley Leonel Castillo Community Center for the interview venue, Free Music Archive for public domain audio, Jesse Spillane for Torchlight Tango Main Theme used as 610 News theme song, and Kai Engel for Great Expectations used as backing piano for episode intro.

S2E2: Presidential debate watch party


GUESTS: Derrick Broze, candidate for Houston Mayor in 2019; Josue Garcia, volunteer interpreter for Texas Refugee Center; and Cesar Espinosa, executive director of FIEL Houston.

HOSTS: Brenda, Daniel, and Abhinav.

 TOPICS: Upcoming Houston mayoral election in November. Interviewing our guests instead of watching the Democratic presidential debate. And thoughts on immigration reform.

S2E1: We're back!


GUEST: Audia Jones, candidate for Harris County District Attorney in 2020.

HOSTS: Brenda, Daniel, and Abhinav.

TOPICS: Resurrecting the show after a year-long hiatus. Visiting Houston’s downtown detention center for unaccompanied immigrant kids. And the virtues and patriotism of community civil disobedience.

Episode 5: Giant Chicken Trump

Daniel J. Cohen hosts this episode β€” joined by Brenda Valdivia and Abhinav Kumar. The 610 News team looks at: the Astros' championship, the 2017 election results,  the death of the Houston Press print edition, drafting Daniel Cohen to run for TX Governor in 2018, the to-be-determined fate of a young undocumented girl with cerebral palsy, the awful San Antonio church shooting, Colin Kaepernick as QB for Houston Texans, and the Trump tax plan. 

Episode 4: Of Manholes and Men

Abhinav Kumar hosts this episode of 610 News! Joined by Daniel Cohen, Evan O'Neil, and Brenda Valdivia.

This weeks episode covers the upcoming 2017 election propositions, traumatic charity stories, sports and a special interview with a guy from... NEW YORK CITY?!


Episode 3: Bond, Municipal Bond

610 News is hosted by Durrel Douglas. Bonds are a pile of money we decide on, Wanda Adams hooks herself up, Gerry Monroe is scary in a party hat, the Russians are coming, and more!
Music by After Effects and Intense Music


Durrel and Daniel discuss the highs and lows of Gloves Off! District 9 HISD debate. Evan reports on the most dangerous intersection in the nation (take a guess as to whether we made the list), the sad status of Tigers and Aquariums, and Brenda wonders if Houston know a Pedobear when they see one.
Special Guest, Will Chadford joins us to discuss... Well, just check it out.
Hosts: Brenda Valdivia, Durrel Douglas, Abhinav Kuma, Daniel Cohen, Evan O'Neil.

Bonus Episode! HISD District 9 Debate with Durrel Douglas

This is a live, unedited recording of β€œGloves Off: HISD District IX Trustee Race” debate sponsored by the Forward Times, at the Sunnyside Multiservice Center on October 4th at 6:30PM.  hosted by Durrel Douglas. The three debaters are Dr. Karla Brown and Gerry Monroe who are trying to win over the incumbent, HISD Board President, Wanda Adams seat on the HISD district 9 board.

Elections will happen in a few weeks. Be sure to vote!

Episode 1: A Painted Bridge Too Far

Welcome to 610 News! In this pilot episode, we discuss alternative solutions to the rainy day fund, debate cocaine and plane budgets, wonder what Hugh Hefner is worth really, and double down on clown fears. Sadly, this was recording the day of the horrible event in Las Vegas, we have no words but will be reporting on its impact as it unfolds