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(Credit: Shutterstock) Travis County Parks has delayed the prescribed burn at Reimers Ranch Park until Tuesday, November 21, 2017. The prescribed burn will take place between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., and will take two to four hours to complete. Travis County Parks is conducting the...
(Photo KLBJ Newsradio KLBJ 590 AM and 99.7FM/Eric Leikam) An audit released last week shows Austin’s ordinances, like the camping ban, make it harder to break the cycle of homelessness. Nearly 200 homeless people have lost their lives in Austin this year. As the names of each of...
Average retail gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 2.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.24/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 gas outlets in Austin. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.6 cents per gallon in the last...
(Credit: City of Austin) Today Community Not Commodity (CNC) called for an independent audit of work performed by City of Austin staff and California-based Opticos Design and Oregon-based Fregonese & Associates in connection with CodeNEXT, the city’s controversial plan to...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Cheng) Fewer international students are trying to come to the United States for their higher education. Applications are down around 40 percent nationwide. Elaine Meyer Lee with the Association of International Educators said that hurts higher education...
(Photo: Shutter Stock by Philip Lange) For a month now the Austin Downtown Alliance has been building what they are calling a community table and asking people to write their ideas about downtown improvements on it. This weekend they unveiled those ideas. The Alliance has been...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Digital Storm) If you see smoke tomorrow coming from the Reimers Ranch Park area in Southwest Travis County, don't be alarmed. The County will conduct a prescribed burn on some of the lands from 10 AM to 6 PM. Travis County Parklands Manager Glen Gillman...
(Photo: Shutterstock by Andrey Popov) Dozens of Austinites including Mayor Steve Adler gathered on the south shore of Ladybird Lake for the annual Homeless Memorial service. Caritas director Jo Kathryn Quinn spoke emotionally about 25 years of this occasion. "A lot has happened...
(Photo:PfPD/PIO) A Pflugerville High School is a victim of a counterfeiter. Pflugerville PD's Sara Bustilloz says an middle aged woman using funny money to buy Weiss High school apparel. The department is asking for help in finding the suspect. Bustilloz said the school may be a...