Waller Creek Conservancy, a nonprofit that focuses on conserving Waller Creek, has partnered with an improv center to spread awareness for ignored parks such as Palm Park that are in need of upkeep from the Austin crowd.
Central Texas residents need to take precautionary action in order to be prepared in the case of an emergency, Travis County and Austin officials said in a press release to mark Emergency Preparedness Month.
An electronic road sign near 26 West Apartments was hacked Thursday to commemorate the passing of Harambe, a 17-year-old Western lowland gorilla whose death sparked controversy when he was shot earlier this year when a child entered its pen.
Austin City Council members heard public testimony Thursday from PS 1.04 and PS 1.07 amendment supporters who want the 2016–17 budget to help reopen and staff the DNA testing lab that processes rape kits for the City of Austin.
On Wednesday evening, more than 100 Austin residents, including UT-Austin students and professors, gathered on the south steps of the Texas State Capitol to recognize International Overdose Awareness Day.