Lina Fisher

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Violet Crown Amphitheater Plans Proceed With “Some Changes”
Violet Crown Amphitheater Plans Proceed With “Some Changes”
It's been a rocky road for the planned development off Highway 71

News, June 30, 2022

No Bottle Rockets on a Too-Dry July 4 Weekend
No Bottle Rockets on a Too-Dry July 4 Weekend
Voluntary agreement stops sales of "rockets and missiles"

News, June 30, 2022

No Bottle Rockets on a Drought-Stricken July Fourth Weekend
No Bottle Rockets on a Drought-Stricken July Fourth Weekend
Fire marshal, retailers agree to voluntary restrictions

News, June 27, 2022

Cine Las Americas 2022 Review: <i>El Buen Patrón</i> (<i>The Good Boss</i>)
Cine Las Americas 2022 Review: El Buen Patrón (The Good Boss)
Workplace comedy is more Succession than The Office

Screens, June 23, 2022

Doggett Unveils Funding for Water Resource Research
Doggett Unveils Funding for Water Resource Research
Texas State study will aid local conservation efforts

News, June 23, 2022

On Austin Climate Equity, More Plan Than Action
On Austin Climate Equity, More Plan Than Action
Staffing crunch slows down sustainability efforts

News, June 23, 2022

Council Passes Protections for Central, Eastside Creeks
Council Passes Protections for Central, Eastside Creeks
Pollution, erosion, and development safeguards included

News, June 23, 2022

Local Officials Make Promises on Gun Safety
Local Officials Make Promises on Gun Safety
Mayor Pro Tem Alison Alter, County Judge Andy Brown, and others look to stem gun violence

News, June 16, 2022

Sunset Advisory Commission Takes Aim at Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Sunset Advisory Commission Takes Aim at Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
State commission looks into concerns of transparency

News, June 16, 2022

Travis County Declares an Opioid Crisis
Travis County Declares an Opioid Crisis
The declaration comes with funding for harm reduction

News, June 2, 2022

Be It Flood or Fire, Austin Is Preparing for Disasters to Come
Be It Flood or Fire, Austin Is Preparing for Disasters to Come
Austin residents must be prepared for hell or high water

News, May 26, 2022

Town Hall Calls for Quick Action to Combat Overdoses
Town Hall Calls for Quick Action to Combat Overdoses
The crisis is now

News, May 12, 2022

Deep-Pocket Donors Fund Right-Wing School Board Candidates in the Austin Suburbs
Deep-Pocket Donors Fund Right-Wing School Board Candidates in the Austin Suburbs
Drama outside of town

News, April 28, 2022

Iron Ox Farm Optimizes Indoor Farming With AI and Robots
Iron Ox Farm Optimizes Indoor Farming With AI and Robots
Lockhart hydroponic farm puts sustainability first

News, April 28, 2022

First-Ever State Flood Planning Project Underway
First-Ever State Flood Planning Project Underway
Plan offers strategies to mitigate risk including structural improvements and buyouts

News, April 14, 2022

Rep. Doggett Secures $2M for Central TX Mental Health Data Map
Rep. Doggett Secures $2M for Central TX Mental Health Data Map
“One-stop shop” slated for clinicians, policymakers, and nonprofits to understand the landscape of mental health

News, March 31, 2022

Greg Casar Joins Unionizing Starbucks Workers
Greg Casar Joins Unionizing Starbucks Workers
Casar visited the third Starbucks location in Texas to join nationwide unionization effort

News, March 31, 2022

Austin Water’s Aquifer Storage Project Steams Ahead
Austin Water’s Aquifer Storage Project Steams Ahead
Project aims to store drinking water underground in the event of another supply issue

News, March 31, 2022

Another Fentanyl Overdose Surge Overwhelms the County
Another Fentanyl Overdose Surge Overwhelms the County
Harm reduction advocates urge access to fentanyl testing strips

News, March 24, 2022

$1M Gift From the Son of the First Black Graduate of UT Funds Endowments
$1M Gift From the Son of the First Black Graduate of UT Funds Endowments
Pathways for grad students from HBCUs and a professorship focused on inclusion in the built environment

News, March 10, 2022

Chaos Reigns at the “Fyre Festival of Crawfish”
Chaos Reigns at the “Fyre Festival of Crawfish”
Problems with parking and lines arose at the festival after its return from a COVID-19 hiatus

News, March 10, 2022

VR Documentary Invites You to an Intimate Conversation on Abortion
VR Documentary Invites You to an Intimate Conversation on Abortion
Making the choice

Features, March 10, 2022

Zilker Vision Not Quite 20/20
Zilker Vision Not Quite 20/20
Rewilding advocates call for more specifics as Zilker Vision Plan process nears end

News, March 3, 2022

Travis County Races See Wins for Incumbents, a Possible Recount
Travis County Races See Wins for Incumbents, a Possible Recount
Nail-Biters, needles moved, and a successor for Dana DeBeauvoir

News, March 3, 2022

Dems Vie to Oust Sid Miller, Take Back Texas Agriculture
Dems Vie to Oust Sid Miller, Take Back Texas Agriculture
Priorities include economic incentives for small farms, rural health care, and internet access

News, Feb. 24, 2022

Longtime Commissioners Face Challenges From Their Left
Longtime Commissioners Face Challenges From Their Left
In the hot seats

News, Feb. 17, 2022

Boil Water Notice Caused by Human Error, Ongoing Problems
Boil Water Notice Caused by Human Error, Ongoing Problems
"Ultimately preventable" at Ullrich

News, Feb. 17, 2022

Drafthouse Workers Begin Union Drive
Drafthouse Workers Begin Union Drive
South Lamar employees organizing as Drafthouse United

News, Feb. 17, 2022

Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar Employees Unionize
Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar Employees Unionize
Not yet recognized, union asks for increased wages and transparency

News, Feb. 15, 2022

Austin Water Director Greg Meszaros Resigns In Wake of Plant Snafu
Austin Water Director Greg Meszaros Resigns In Wake of Plant Snafu
Interim leader and third-party audit on tap for utility

News, Feb. 11, 2022

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