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Bee Cave City Councilwoman Michelle Bliss resigns

Bee Cave City Councilwoman Michelle Bliss tendered her resignation dated April 30 to the city on May 1, City Manager Travis Askey said. more »

May 1, 2015 4:53 PM Lake Travis | Westlake

Bee Cave Chamber kite festival postponed

The Bee Cave Chamber of Commerce Kite Festival set for Sunday, April 12 has been postponed and will be rescheduled. more »

Apr 10, 2015 11:20 AM Lake Travis | Westlake

Vincent Arriaga, son of owner Rosie Arriaga, displays many of Rosie’s Tamale House’s signature dishes.

Photo by Joe Olivieri

Rosie’s Tamale House

Rosie Arriaga and her husband, Joe, began selling tamales out of a gas station at the corner of Hwy. 71 and RM 620 in the early 1970s, Rosie’s son Vincent said. more »

Apr 8, 2015 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake

Jeff Buch, Westlake Athletic and Community Center developer, addresses West Lake Hills City Council.

Photo by Leslee Bassman

Sports centers OK’d for West TravCo

Within the same week, the Bee Cave and West Lake Hills city councils each approved the next step toward building a new sports facility for their residents. more »

Apr 8, 2015 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake

Leslee Bassman

Hill Country Indoor development approved March 24

Following four years of development and discussions with the city of Bee Cave, Hill Country Indoor received approval March 24 from Bee Cave City Council to begin developing its indoor sports facility at 4317 Skaggs Drive. more »

Mar 25, 2015 2:47 PM Lake Travis | Westlake

Student Samantha Bryant addresses Bee Cave City Council on Feb. 10 on Teen Advisory Board events.

Photo by Leslee Bassman

Area library changing with the times

Despite state and local budget cuts to many public libraries, visitors and circulation continue to rise, according to the American Library Association. However, the Bee Cave Public Library has found a way to grow its functionality. more »

Mar 11, 2015 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake

Pix Howell, a legislative consultant for the West Travis County Public Utility Agency, is promoting legislation to specifically define the water agency’s powers.

Photo by Leslee Bassman

Utility agency pursues water rights

With the Feb. 24 approval of Bee Cave City Council and Hays County Commissioners Court, West Travis County Public Utility Agency lobbyists are working to find a sponsor in the Texas Legislature. more »

Mar 11, 2015 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake 1 Comments

American Campus Communities CEO Bill Bayless stands in the lobby of the Callaway House Austin.

Photo by David Weaver

American Campus Communities

As the CEO of American Campus Communities, Bill Bayless oversees a university housing development company that is publicly valued at $7.5 billion and provides housing to approximately 130,000 students. more »

Feb 11, 2015 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake

Korri Kezar

Longtime Lakeway Italian restaurant set for Bee Cave relocation

Italian restaurant Rocco’s Grill plans to relocate May 1 from 900 S. RR 620, Ste. A106, Lakeway, to the former Los Cucos restaurant site at 12432 Bee Caves Road, Bee Cave, owners Linda and Rocky Piazza said. more »

Feb 3, 2015 4:29 PM Lake Travis | Westlake

Residential, commercial building booming on 620

With plans in the works for major projects in Bee Cave, Lakeway, Hudson Bend and Four Points, a wave of new construction along the RR 620 corridor during 2014 points to continued growth for the region in the coming year. more »

Jan 14, 2015 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake 4 Comments

Leslee Bassman

Bee Cave clears way for movie studio, music venue, office districts

During the early hours of Dec. 10, Bee Cave City Council approved planned development districts for The Backyard at Bee Cave and Terrace at Bee Cave. more »

Dec 10, 2014 3:03 PM Lake Travis | Westlake

Leslee Bassman

West TravCo to receive RR 620 roadway projects—no toll road for now

If all goes according to plan, western Travis County is slated to receive urban transit and roadway transportation projects that planners hope will help alleviate traffic issues anticipated to plague the area in the year 2040. more »

Dec 9, 2014 12:01 PM Lake Travis | Westlake

Bee Cave City Council to focus on connectivity

When Bee Cave homeowner Terri Mitchell wants to go for a bike ride, she said she is forced to load her bicycle in her car and drive to a traffic-free zone. more »

Nov 12, 2014 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake

Police Chief of Bee Cave

Photo by Leslee Bassman

Gary Miller

The McAllen native was officially sworn in as the city’s top law enforcement officer Sept. 9 following the retirement of Police Chief Rusty Pancoast. more »

Nov 12, 2014 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake

The Backyard, Terrace revised to meet city standards

Almost a year after presenting the idea of a movie studio, entertainment venue and residences coexisting on the same tract, The Backyard and Terrace projects are once again under the microscope. more »

Nov 12, 2014 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake

Leslee Bassman

New Bee Cave entertainment, dining venue strikes a chord with residents

Three years in the making, Hill Country Golf and Guitar, 15506 W. Hwy. 71, Bee Cave, officially opened its miniature golf course, live music stage and Six String Grill eatery on Nov. 8. more »

Nov 11, 2014 2:23 PM Lake Travis | Westlake

Hill Country Galleria sold Sept. 12 to California State Teachers Retirement System.

Leslee Bassman

Hill Country Galleria sold to California investment group

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 »

Sep 18, 2014 3:19 PM Lake Travis | Westlake

Bee Cave council seeks input on proposed studio projects

Bee Cave City Council enlisted the help of television and film professionals to determine the viability of the entertainment industry in Central Texas before reviewing zoning applications for two development district proposals more »

Aug 13, 2014 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake

Help wanted in western TravCo

When owner Mike Herman held a job fair for his new Hill Country Galleria restaurant, Hasler Brothers Steakhouse, in June, only seven people showed up at the dusty construction site for an interview. more »

Aug 13, 2014 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake

Bee Cave survey results guide plan

On June 24, Bee Cave City Council provided the city’s Planning and Development Director Lindsey Oskoui with guidelines to proceed in the city’s comprehensive plan revision. more »

Jul 9, 2014 12:00 AM Lake Travis | Westlake