Read the latest business and community news from the Austin area.

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Rodeo Austin, Round Rock Express to host Bulls in the Ballpark at Dell Diamond in November

Rodeo Austin and the Round Rock Express announced Oct. 8 they will host a two-night event, Bulls in the Ballpark, at Dell Diamond on Nov. 13-14.

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San Marcos reduces speed limits on third street near downtown

San Marcos City Council voted unanimously Oct. 7 to reduce the speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph on Burleson Street between Moore Street and Prospect Street.

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Leander duo creates innovative Japanese dishes for customers at Kai Sushi

Kai Sushi aims to be “the Cheers of sushi.”

Referencing the Boston bar and popular TV show, owners Judy Yoon and Mike Kim want their customers to eat quality sushi and Japanese dishes without the formalities or prices of high-end sushi bars. Their goal is “good sushi, good food and good vibes.”

Central Austin

New coffee and taco spot from Veracruz and Medici Roasting opens, plus more business news from downtown Austin

Here are five new business and development updates in and around Austin's downtown.

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Lake Travis SpringFest tentatively set for December

The Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce announced a new tentative date and location for its 13th annual SpringFest event, which was initially scheduled for April 25.

Paz Veterinary opens Rollingwood location

Paz Veterinary opened its new Rollingwood location, Paz West, on Sept. 29 at 2724 Bee Caves Road, Austin, across from Trader Joe's. The full-service veterinary clinic is now taking appointments and offers both traditional and holistic treatments for pets.


Following Gov. Abbott announcement, Williamson County to open its bars, while Travis County holds off

Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell said he intends to allow bars and similar establishments to operate following Gov. Greg Abbott's Oct. 7 announcement, while Travis County officials said they will hold off before a decision is made.

Olivia Aldridge, Taylor Jackson Buchanan, Ali Linan, Warren Brown, Taylor Girtman and Amy Rae Dadamo contributed to this report.