Day: August 8, 2017

World elephant day to be celebrated Aug. 12 at Saint Louis Zoo

World Elephant Day is observed across the globe every year and is designed to bring attention to the plight of elephants in the wild. On Saturday, Aug. 12, special World Elephant Day keeper chats will take place at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. at River’s Edge, home of the Zoo’s three-generation Asian elephant family. The Zoo will “Go Grey” on its social media channels this week in support of elephants and […]

Clayton Parties in the Park Wednesday

Central Avenue in Clayton will be closed to traffic for people to enjoy free concerts and more from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9. Entertainment acts include Griffin and the Gargoyles, Midnight Piano Band, My Friend Mike, and Three Pedros. Free parking is available in the following garages: N. Brentwood Lot at 10 N. Brentwood; City of Clayton Public Garage at 8011 Bonhomme. There are metered spots located at the North East corner of […]

Centene expansion to create 2,000 new jobs

If you’re a resident of Clayton, you’ve probably driven by one of the largest construction projects in the city’s history currently underway. Centene’s $770 million campus expansion aims to be one of the biggest employers in the city, located on Hanley right across the street from their main headquarters. According to the company’s website, Centene’s newest project will create 2,000 jobs, half of which will be new to Missouri, with annual salaries averaging $73,000 plus […]

St. Louis County Blog — 2 p.m. Calls for a reorganized Bi-State board, Caucus chairman discusses leadership process

Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, 2 p.m. Clayton Times: Centene expansion to create 2,000 new jobs If you’re a resident of Clayton, you’ve probably driven by one of the largest construction projects in the city’s history currently underway. Centene’s $770 million campus expansion aims to be one of the biggest employers in the city, located on Hanley right across the street from their main headquarters. Clayton Times: Clayton Parties in the Park Wednesday RELEASE: Central Avenue in Clayton will […]

Caucus chairman discusses leadership election process

By Benjamin Peters JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With the start of the next legislative session just months away, the questions concerning the House leadership races continue swirling throughout the Capitol. New leadership is scheduled to take over the House in 2018, with a new Speaker to be decided, as well as the other top positions in the majority caucus. Reps. Robert Cornejo, Elijah Haahr, and Holly Rehder are all seeking the Speaker’s seat for 2018 […]

Special Metro Free-Ride Zone in Downtown St. Louis for Civic Center Transit Center Public Open House

The public and Metro riders will have an opportunity to see the redesigned and expanded Civic Center Transit Center before MetroBus service officially resumes there on August 14 at a Public Open House on Friday, August 11. The public can catch a free ride to the event during the lunch hour on the #99 Downtown Trolley and MetroLink in downtown St. Louis to get to the festivities, which will feature food, music, a bus painting […]