10:22 AM Nov 7, 2019 CST

From Pease to boundaries, Austin ISD trustees discuss School Changes Version 2

Austin ISD trustees discussed closing of Pease, Metz, Brooke and Sims elementary schools, preserving district history and lessons learned from the School Changes process.


‘We cannot exist like this in a primary election': Travis County clerk says voter behavior, state law need to change ahead of 2020

Travis County's 2019 election results were not final until 3:40 a.m. the next morning due to a perfect storm of issues that the clerk said needs to be addressed before the 2020 election.


CommUnityCare purchases 5 Carousel Pediatrics locations in Central Texas

CommUnityCare Health Centers acquires Carousel Pediatrics



Flooring Warehouse opens new South Austin location

Flooring Warehouse has opened a new location in October.


UPDATED: Here is how Texas voters weighed in on 10 state constitutional amendments on the ballot Nov. 5

Ten constitutional amendments went before voters in Texas on Election Day, Nov. 5.



Final results: Rosengarten, Reetz, Medicus to serve on Sunset Valley City Council

Rudi Rosengarten, Wanda D. Reetz, Alfonso Carmona and Karen Medicus in close race for three Sunset Valley City Council seats.



Austin voters refuse opportunity to vote on Convention Center expansion with rejection of Prop B

Early voting results are in for Austin's Proposition B.


Update: Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District passes with almost 75% of the vote

Early voting results roll in for the creation of the Southwestern Travis County Groundwater Conservation District.


Travis County voters approve Expo Center proposition

Precinct 1 Commissioner Jeff Travillion said in a statement that investment in the Expo Center is "long overdue."


Amid resources offered to those cleared from around the ARCH, question of where homeless will go remains difficult to answer

Austin is working on offering more resources to those experiencing homelessness; however, service providers are still having a hard time telling them where they can go to sleep.



Your 2019 voter guide to state constitutional amendments on the ballot in Texas

Texas voters can vote for or against 10 amendments to the state’s constitution Nov. 5.


Austin Election Day guide 2019: learn where you can vote, what's on the ballot and more

Polls are open on Election Day across the county from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.


ACC rejects all bids for piece of Pinnacle campus property

After soliciting bids for the property starting in April, the board has voted to reject all bids.


MoPac South toll lane project advancing with February open house

Organizations involved with the planning have scheduled an open house event in February



Sara Wilson, longtime Sunset Valley assistant city administrator, fired from post

Sunset Valley City Administrator Sylvia Carrillo-Trevino announced Nov. 4 that longtime Assistant City Administrator Sara Wilson has been dismissed from her postion with the city.



New version of AISD School Changes plan focuses on 2020-21 changes, includes 4 updated consolidation scenarios

Four schools are being considered for possible consolidation for the 2020-21 school year: Sims, Metz, Pease and Brooke elementary schools.


Despite BAC vote, superintendent recommends relocating more students in Kiker, Baranoff boundary change

Austin ISD's superintendant has advanced Plan B and Plan I to the board of trustees for consideration to redraw Southwest Austin elementary school boundaries.



Company launches shared electric mopeds in Austin

Electric moped company Revel launches in Austin


Dripping Springs ISD sets up bond oversight committee, activates retention incentive

Dripping Springs ISD trustees voted Oct. 30 to approve guidelines for a new bond oversight committee and to activate a retention incentive for employees.


Texas law requires retired police dogs be auctioned off. Proposition 10 would send them home with their handlers.

On Nov. 5, Texas voters will consider Proposition 10, which would amend the state Constitution to allow retired law-enforcement animals, such as dogs or horses, to be adopted by their handlers or other qualified caretakers.


As Austin prepares to analyze use of scooters, bikes on public parkland, here is an explanation of how geofencing technology works

Geofencing technology can vary slightly from operator to operator, but generally falls into two categories: speed reduction and no-parking zones.