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‘SoChaca’ develops, vendors join forces

‘SoChaca’ develops, vendors join forces

The southern Manchaca Road area is poised for growth as new businesses and developments seek to capitalize on residential development.

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Neighborhoods oppose amplified sound at LifeAustin amphitheater

The Oak Hill Association of Neighborhoods has sent a resolution to Mayor Steve Adler and all Austin City Council members regarding local organization LifeAustin Church's proposed outdoor amphitheater, OHAN President Darryl Pruett said. more »

May 27, 2015 12:00 AM Southwest Austin

AISD might buy school land

Austin ISD could be closer to buying land in South Austin for a potential school site. The school district’s board of trustees has been in talks for the past few months about voting on a land purchase sometime in August. more »

May 27, 2015 12:00 AM Southwest Austin

Austin ISD staff urge pay increase

Before the Austin ISD board of trustees reviewed the school district’s preliminary 2015-16 school year budget during its April 27 meeting, AISD staff and parents urged the board to implement a 5 percent pay raise for district employees. more »

May 27, 2015 12:00 AM Southwest Austin

Drawing Lines effort explores city

Public art project Drawing Lines is pairing artists with Austin City Council districts in an effort to highlight the city’s transition to the 10-1 system in which council members represent specific geographic districts. more »

May 27, 2015 12:00 AM Southwest Austin

AISD appoints Dobie MS, Oak Hill ES principals

At its May 18 meeting, the Austin ISD board of trustees voted unanimously to approve principal appointments at Dobie Middle School and Oak Hill Elementary School. more »

May 19, 2015 12:00 AM Austin Metro

The Marvelous Vintage Tea Party Co.

Courtesy Waterloo Studios

Owner embraces challenge to turn any occasion into a customized tea party

Sweetwater

Photo by Kelli Weldon

Local spot serves up Cajun fusion dishes

Via 313 Pizzeria

Photo by Kelli Weldon

New restaurant bringing Oak Hill a taste of Detroit

Green Living Guide

Local residents can make changes big and small to help the environment.

Transportation Updates

Major road projects

At the Capitol

News from the 84th legislature

Volunteer Guide 2015

Local charities are accepting volunteers.

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