In a few years, Bee Cave residents may recognize their local streets in prime-time television shows, movies and more.
Lake Travis | Westlake
On Nov. 26, Rich Phillips, owner of Hill Country Golf and Guitar, 15506 W. Hwy. 71, Bee Cave, announced he has a contract to purchase the adjoining lot and intends to build a small neighborhood retail center. more »
In an email sent to school district supporters, Eanes ISD Superintendent Nola Wellman announced she would retire at the end of the current school year. more »
Nov 21, 2013 by Kyle Webb
The Lower Colorado River Authority board voted 8-7 to cut off downstream rice farmers from Highland Lakes water unless lake levels significantly increase in the coming months. more »
The speed limits along the RR 620 corridor, from Anderson Mill Road to Hwy. 71, have been lowered by at least 5 miles per hour, said Kelli Reyna, Texas Department of Transportation spokeswoman. more »
A 120-unit apartment complex, Windy Ridge Apartment Homes, is being developed for an 11.92-acre tract at 10910 N. RR 620, Austin, said Adrian Iglesias, president of Generation Housing Development, one of the project’s developers. more »
Houston-based Hamburger franchise Fuddruckers will open a restaurant at the Shops at the Galleria, 12815 Shops Parkway, Ste. 100, Bee Cave, in mid-December, said Cherie Otto, Luby’s Fuddruckers Restaurant real estate analyst. more »
Once hailed by GreenNinja Active City Guides as one of the most scenic and best-maintained trails in Austin, a large segment of the River Place nature trail remains closed amid an ensuing controversy involving numerous government entities. more »
Newcomers to the area may have added housing choices in the near future: Westlake’s Tipco subdivision and Hudson Bend’s Cresta Tramonta. The subdivisions are currently in Austin’s permitting process. more »
On Nov. 12, before a packed meeting room where residents overflowed into the City Hall vestibule, Bee Cave City Council voted unanimously to deny the Covert Bee Cave Subdivision preliminary plat. more »
Austin Gives is looking to recognize businesses that donate money, services or time for its second annual GeneroCity Award Program. more »
On Nov. 5, Bee Cave’s Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously voted to deny recommending approval of Covert Bee Cave Subdivision’s preliminary plat. The issue appears on the agenda for Bee Cave City Council’s Nov. 12 meeting. more »
On Oct. 31, interim Fire Chief Robert B. Abbott was selected to head the Lake Travis Fire Rescue by Travis County Emergency Services District 6 Board of Trustees. more »
The Highland Lakes' drought conditions continue to persist despite recent rains, and Lower Colorado River Authority staff is recommending downstream rice farmers be denied reservoir water for a historic third consecutive year. more »
President Barack Obama's administration is granting a six-week extension for uninsured Americans to enroll in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. more »
Oct 30, 2013 by Lyndsey Taylor
Healthcare Directory 2013
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
Churchill’s Fireside & Patio
Photo by Gene Davis
First as managers and then as co-owners, Dorothy Duhon and Ray Duhon have been warming up the West Lake Hills area since 1988.
Photo by Kyle Webb
When William Allensworth returned from service in Vietnam, he arrived in California with a year’s worth of pay burning a hole in his pocket and no idea what he was going to do.
Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center
Photo by Kyle Webb
For nearly 40 years the Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center, renamed in 2013, has shown visitors the ecological diversity of the Texas Hill Country.
Angel Donuts & Treats
Photo by Gene Davis
What began as two friends baking small desserts in their shared apartment has led to a doughnut and dessert store off RR 620.
Football Guide: Where are they now?
As local high schools are preparing for the playoffs, take a look at where past high school gridiron heroes are currently playing football. Former players from Lake Travis High School, Westlake High School and Vandegrift High School are listed in this guide. Included are a list of active players we received from each high school, what college or National Football League team they are playing for and more. This list is not comprehensive.
Volunteer Guide 2013
Discover ways to get involved in local nonprofits and give back to your community