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(Photo Shutterstock/Philip Arno Photography) Albertson's is reportedly considering a buyout of Austin's Whole Foods Market chain. Whole Foods is worth about $11 billion dollars. No formal bid has been made but shares of Whole Foods are up four percent. Last week Jana Partners...
Photo: Shutterstock Austin replaces San Francisco. San Francisco's high cost of living led real estate firm Savills to choose another US city as its number one tech hub in its Tech Cities 2017 report, which ranks 22 cities across the world "at the forefront of the global tech...
Photo: Cedar Park PD Christopher David Harper was booked into the Williamson County Jail on April 18th following collaboration between Cedar Park Officers Jesus Castillo and Bronson Buell of the Patrol Division and Detective Antonio (Tony) Alvarez of the Cedar Park Criminal...
Georgetown logo Early voting starts today, April 24 for the City Council Election in Georgetown. The early in-person voting period is April 24 through April 29 and May 1 through May 2. Election Day is May 6. For voters in the City of Georgetown, the May 6 ballot includes three...
(Photo credit: City of Austin) On Tuesday, I’m joining a few mayors in Washington, DC, to ask Attorney General Jeff Sessions what is turning out to be a complicated question: What exactly is a “sanctuary city?” With so much on the line, including federal funding, public safety,...
(Image courtesy City of Austin) AURA, the group that help defeat urban rail in Austin is none too happy with the CodeNEXT draft being debated now. AURA Board Member Tommy Ates says CodeNEXT needs to better address fair and affordable housing as well as how areas are upzoned. "...
(Photo credit: Agent Operations) Craig Morgan today received endorsements from the Round Rock Police Officers Association and the Round Rock Association of Professional Firefighters, brave and selfless sectors of the Round Rock community. Currently serving as the Place 1...
Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX – The Hays County Commissioners Court has proclaimed the month of April 2017 as Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month to draw attention to the need for the entire community to be involved in protecting children. More than 335 children...
(Photo:Shutterstock/wk1003mike) A group behind one of last year's controversial anti-gun protests at UT uses satire to rail against guns on campus. The group that once used sex toys to protest campus carry has cranked it up a notch and released a video promoting body armor...