In the next few weeks cities in western Travis County will finalize their budgets for the coming fiscal year.more »
Lake Travis | Westlake
The Hill Country Galleria was sold Sept. 12 by Real Estate Investment Trust Inc. to California State Teachers Retirement System, or CALSTRS, said Bee Cave Interim City Manager Travis Askey. more »
A new reservoir similar to Lake Travis will be built along the Colorado River by 2017. more »
A request sent to the Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization to fund a feasibility study on the proposed RR 620 elevated toll road has angered residents in the Senna Hills and Barton Creek West neighborhoods. more »
Lake Travis Fire Rescue firefighters joined Bee Cave Police Department officers and local members of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in the area’s inaugural 9/11/01 Memorial Stair Climb. more »
The Davenport Ranch Neighborhood Association will hold a District 10 Austin City Council candidate forum Sept. 11 at the Austin Country Club Banquet Hall, 4408 Long Champ Drive, Austin, at 6:30 p.m. more »
Proponents of an emergency access road behind Leander ISD’s Vandegrift High and Four Points Middle schools—at 9500–9700 McNeil Drive—will begin the formal process in mid-September to obtain a federal permit for the project. more »
City officials on Sept. 8 advanced efforts to build a PGA-quality golf course at Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park in East Austin where there are 735 acres long earmarked for golf use. more »
Contractors working with Travis County Water Control and Improvements District 17 broke ground on the Lake Travis Regional Reuse and Recycling Center on Aug. 26, WCID 17 General Manager Debbie Gernes said. more »
For the third consecutive year the Leander ISD school board voted to keep a property tax rate of $1.51187 per $100 of valuation during its budget and tax rate hearing Aug. 28. more »
Gary Miller assumed the duties of Bee Cave Police Chief Sept. 8 following the retirement of Rusty Pancoast. more »
Sep 10, 2014 Lake Travis | Westlake
On Aug. 12, Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty announced the acquisition of Austin-based Amelia Bullock Realtors as well as ABR’s merger with Capital City Sotheby’s International Realty. more »
Photo by Leslee Bassman
A native of Colorado, Todd Radford said he became interested in a law enforcement career after an illness kept the former University of Texas track and field student-athlete out of competition.
Moviehouse & Eatery
Photo by Jennifer Curington
Moviehouse & Eatery opened two years ago in West Austin, and after building expansions and some early success, the movie theater company is ready to open two more locations.
Lee’s Almost By The Lake
Photo by Cara White Lowrimore
There is not much pretense at Lee’s Almost By The Lake, and owners John and Jeannie Gigliotti plan to keep it that way.
Photo courtesy Crackerdog
Austin resident Holly Eppes was at Lake Austin with her dog when she first saw the man she would marry—or rather, when she saw his dog, she said.
Election Guide 2014
A guide to November 2014 local elections.
Statistics and stories from area school districts.
Stories from higher education facilities in the Lake Travis/Westlake area.
A close look at the Proposed The Backyard and The Terrace projects in Bee Cave.
Updates on major transportation projects in the Lake Travis/Westlake area.
Summer Day Trippin' Guide
Summer is almost over, but many Lake Travis–area residents are still looking for excursions close to home. There are several destinations to explore that are less than an hour away. Community Impact Newspaper has compiled some tourism, dining and shopping options for your next trip out of town. This guide is not comprehensive.
Pictures from area events, ceremonies and ribbon cuttings
Market data for Westlake, Lakeway, Bee Cave and Spicewood
Find providers in your area and recent health care news
A guide to Bee Cave, Four Points, Lake Travis, Rollingwood, Spicewood and West Lake Hills
Electric Vehicle Guide
Austin Energy began its Plug-In Electric Vehicle Program in 2008 and now has 122 stations at 64 area locations.
Discover ways to get involved in local nonprofits and give back to your community