In a Travis County Civil Court hearing April 26, Judge Orlinda Naranjo denied a Travis County Taxpayers Union request for a temporary restraining order against Austin ISD and Dana DeBeauvoir in her official capacity as Travis County Clerk.
Although headliners such as Bill Hader and Marc Maron have taken much of the Moontower Comedy & Oddity Fest’s spotlight, organizer Jim Ritts said he is equally excited about the not-as-well-known comedians appearing at the four-day event.
The Girl Scouts of Central Texas honored its five 2013 Women of Distinction on April 24 to recognize the outstanding female members of the community for their achievements and service as role models to others.
The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce released its 2012 Education Progress Reports in April, providing business owners, educators and parents with a snapshot of what is happening in local school districts.
The Federal Aviation Administration announced April 5 that the closing of 149 contract air traffic control towers, including the tower at the San Marcos Municipal Airport, would be delayed until June 15.
Paul Turner, Austin ISD executive director of facilities, met with reporters April 25 to discuss his plans to retire in the near future. The 40-year district employee denied any connection between his decision and the upcoming bond election.
Candidates for Katy ISD Board of Trustees Position 1—incumbent Joe Adams, Tim Dietz and Wayne Dolcefino—spoke on a variety of topics, including board transparency and standardized testing, at a candidate forum April 23.