DATA: Austin Regional Clinic gave thousands of flu tests after Thanksgiving; second spike possible during holidays
Austin Regional Clinic gave more than 4,500 flu tests leading up to Thanksgiving.
Property owners objecting to Austin’s land development code rewrite sue city for rejecting their protest rights
The lawsuit could hold up the city's approval of its land development code overhaul.
After 7 years, City Council gives initial approval to comprehensive rewrite of Austin’s land use rules, eyes March final approval
City Council approved the proposal with a 7-4 vote.
The city of Austin will begin charging a $0.15 per trip regulatory fee on shared mobility vehicles, which include electric bikes and scooters, Austin Transportation Director Robert Spillar wrote in a Dec. 10 memo to City Council.
Council member John Kroll was reappointed to Dripping Springs City Council Dec. 10.
Travis County commissioners delay approving RV park proposal near Hamilton Pool Preserve as residents raise concern
For the second week in a row, dozens of Dripping Springs residents filled the Travis County Commissioners Court chambers, prepared to speak in opposition to a proposed RV park at 401 Stagecoach Ranch Road, less than a half mile away from the Hamilton Pool Preserve.
Travis County begins contract negotiations for women’s jail facility as overall jail population continues to decline
The county has planned to build a new, separate women’s facility for years, despite some pushback from local activists.
A new facility offering swimming lessons has opened in Dripping Springs.
Zoning concern prevents Austin from moving forward with second conversion of hotel to homeless shelter
Officials have already indicated they are eyeing other hotels and motels for purchase and conversion into homeless shelters.
Houston-based Texas Children's Hospital has closed on the purchase of two plots of land in the Austin area.
As temperatures cool heading into the winter season in Central Texas, pollen counts from Ashe juniper trees begin to climb, causing seasonal allergies referred to locally by residents as “cedar fever.”