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Austin City Council considered an agenda of 53 items with 28 of those items on the consent agenda before any items were removed from the consent agenda either for speaker testimony or further discussion.
District 4 Council Member Greg Casar speaks to his resolution regarding a fair chance hiring practice. He was joined by Mayor Steve Adler and District 1 Council Member Ora Houston.
Virginia College offers several medical programs where students learn skills such as taking blood work.
Mary Dodd, interim executive director of CAN, discusses the findings of the sixth annual CAN Dashboard report.
Austin City Council members have their eyes focused on the future with various items discussed during the May 19 work session before this week's council meeting.
A group of Conversation Corps participants talk about city issues at Genuine Joe Coffeehouse.
Austin Police Department Assistant Chief Brian Manley talks about crime in Northwest Austin.
Lower Colorado River Authority's Hydromet website shows lake levels for Lake Travis and the rest of the Highland Lakes.
A new food truck court located at 1716 W. Howard Lane will include businesses such as Heavenly Sno Cones and The Rolling Rooster serving chicken and waffles.
District 2 Councilwoman Delia Garza addresses a recent training session on how city staff can work with women.
Above is a sample email some Austin Water Utility customers will receive this week as part of a pilot program conducted by the city-owned water utility.
Whitney Roberts and her husband, Chris Rauschuber, plan to open a brewpub in North Austin.
Multiple proposed zoning changes will be considered by Austin City Council during its May 14 meeting that could repurpose uses on many existing sites.
Courtesy CAMPO The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization adopted its 2040 long-range transportation plan containing $35.1 billion worth of projects in the six-county region.
Metropia founder Yi-Chang Chiu spent four years working on the algorithm behind his mobile traffic navigation app. It launched May 6 in Austin.
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Residents on Daniel Drive, behind Barton Springs Road, say smoke coming from Terry Black's Barbecue is affecting their health.
Executive Director Jo Kathryn Quinn said she hopes the Caritas North location will become a part of the fabric of the North Austin community.
To reach more Austin veterans and families struggling with homelessness and poverty, Caritas of Austin opened its first neighborhood location in North Austin on April 30.
Co-owners Blake Webb, Ryan Peterson and Christian Porter will open Brad's Italian Deli by June. The fast-casual restaurant, located at 10700 Anderson Mill Road, Ste. 105, will offer menu items such as pizza, rotisserie chicken, risotto and specialty sandwiches. www.bradsitaliandeli.com
Owner Patrick Terry confirmed April 6 he signed a lease for a new location of P. Terry's Burger Stand at the Market at Lake Creek, 13776 N. US 183. The sit-down restaurant will also have a drive-thru. This will be the 14th location for the Austin burger chain, and Terry said it will open in 2016. www.pterrys.com
Photo Courtesy Mary Rudig The second North by North Austin Garden and Artisan Tour includes tours of several private, community and school gardens.