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The First Annual MexAustin Scholarship Award Ceremony was held on June 29 at the AISD Performing Arts Center.
Dozens of protesters, including U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin, rallied Wednesday evening behind the Governor’s Mansion on Lavaca Street to call for stricter gun laws.
Work will begin on the stretch of I-35 near William Cannon Drive to past Stassney Lane and will include, reconstructing frontage road bridges, adding U-turn lanes, extending entrance and exit lanes, improving pedestrian and bicycling facilites, adding new lighting and widening main lanes to incorporate shoulders.
Robert Morrow was sworn in as chairman at the Travis County Republican Party organizational meeting Tuesday June 28, 2016.
Coupland's Fish-a-Rama was held Saturday at the Brushy Creek Watershed #32, a private lake on the land of Susan and Russell Schmidt. Fish-a-Rama was a catch-and-keep bass fishing tournament where both adults and kids tried their hands at catching fish, that included not only bass, but perch as well.
People from 97 different countries became U.S. citizens in a Naturalization Ceremony at the Delco Center on Monday, June 27, 2016.
Central Presbyterian Church on Sunday, June 26, 2016 celebrated the year anniversary of legalized gay marriage in the United States.
The Luling, Texas watermelon thump was on Saturday, June 25, 2016. The watermelon thump happens annually during the last weekend of June.
The Texas Water Safari is a long, tough, non-stop marathon canoe-racing adventure, traversing 260 miles of challenging rivers and bay. Many participants enter the race with no intention of winning, but with the goal of joining the elite group of finishers and earning the coveted Texas Water Safari finisher's patch.
Austin Parks and Recreation Department held the Beverly S. Sheffield Northwest Municipal Pool ribbon cutting on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 12 P.M., to help celebrate the renovations made to the pool. This project was completed with $350k in funding provided in the FY2015-2016 budget through District 7 Council Member ...
This weekend APD, along with several other nationwide law enforcement agencies, will conduct Operation Dry Water, a national weekend of Boating While Intoxicated (BWI) detection and enforcement.
Supporters of DACA held a news conference Thursday June 23, 2016, at Education Austin to respond to the Supreme Court decision about President Obama's immigration executive order.
Tara Chapman is a beekeeper in East Austin who owns Two Hives Honey. She manages dozens of hives and processes the honey at the Sustainable Food Center for sale to farm and table restaurants in the Austin area. Chapman, who used to be a former intelligence officer, is an advocate ...
KGSR Blues on the Green was held at Zilker Park Wednesday June 22, 2016. Thousands attended the free concert that featured local artists Wild Child and Max Frost. Blues on the Green is a free summer concert series that is in its 26th season.
June 22, 2016, is Kris Kristofferson's 80th birthday. Here's a look back at Austin performances since 1999.
The City of Austin is sending collection samples of mosquitos caught in a mosquito trap for testing by the state. The Aegypti and Albopictus mosquito breeds also know as Tiger mosquitos because of the white stripes are being tested for Zika and counted.
No one was injured Tuesday, June 21, 2016, when a garbage truck caught fire near Manchaca and Jones roads in South Austin, city officials said.
The full moon rises June 20, 2016 over Lady Bird Lake. This moon rise marks the summer solstice which coincides with the Strawberry Moon, a full moon, which occurs in June, named by early Native American tribes that marks the beginning of the strawberry season.
On Saturday more than 100 volunteers worked on the grounds and built another microhouse before attending a blessing ceremony for the first three occupied homes.