Cedar Park

Athletic Parents Booster Club volunteers Litza Gonzales (left) and Becky Buzzard work at a concession stand.

Photo by David Weaver

Nonprofits find source for fundraising opportunities at Cedar Park Center

At the Cedar Park Center, nonprofit organizations from throughout the community can participate in a fundraising program offered by Aramark, the food and beverage provider for the arena. more »

Dec 17, 2014 12:30 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Photo by Stephen Burnett

Pauline Lam

In September, Cedar Park Public Library Director Pauline Lam announced she would retire in January after 34 years with the city. more »

Dec 17, 2014 12:00 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Cedar Park open to food trailers after council OKs new mobile vendor rules

​Food trailers could roll into Cedar Park after City Council on Nov. 20 approved two new regulations that define mobile food vendors and food trailer courts in the city. more »

Dec 17, 2014 12:00 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Kit Coates leads an outdoor storytime, one of the library’s many children’s programs.

Courtesy Cedar Park Public Libra

Library presents findings from visitor survey

In 2014 the Cedar Park Public Library held an Internet survey to determine who uses the library and what the growing city and surrounding areas would like to see change. more »

Dec 17, 2014 12:00 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Consultant critiques Cedar Park map

Cedar Park’s draft land-use map has too much land zoned for office buildings and retail, Capitol Market Research President Charles Heimsath told Cedar Park City Council on Oct. 9. more »

Nov 19, 2014 12:25 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Lara Hill-Raich and Derek Mimbela sell Lala’s Lemonade at a farmers market.

Photo by David Weaver

Lala’s Lemonade

It took lots of lemonade drinking and many tangy and tart trials, but after Lara Hill-Raich developed the recipe she liked, her lemonade business took off. more »

Nov 19, 2014 12:15 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Flow Yoga co-owner Kat McCool became a yogi after spending time as a bodybuilder and martial artist.

Photo by Lyndsey Taylor

Flow Yoga

Instead of going out for cocktails after work, Flow Yoga co-owner Kat McCool encourages everyone to unwind from their day with yoga happy hour. more »

Nov 19, 2014 12:10 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Cedar Park offers $4.1M for property

Since September the city of Cedar Park has been working to purchase a 215-acre parcel of land from the city of Austin, but no deal has been made. more »

Nov 19, 2014 12:00 AM Cedar Park | Leander

The team at Waterfall Gourmet Beverages, from left: Chief Operating Officer Douglas Kuehn III, Amy Baird, Jason Eidom, Theo Carrasco, Bobby Sumner, Dawn Engler and CEO Bob Hrobak.

Photo courtesy Amy Baird

Waterfall Gourmet Beverages

Whether one is in need of coffee, tea or cereal with a special touch, Waterfall Gourmet Beverages is a one-stop provider of products for coffee shops and other commercial customers. more »

Nov 19, 2014 12:00 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Dell Children's unit at CPRMC closes

Cedar Park Regional Medical Center announced Nov. 6 that it will close its eight-bed pediatric inpatient unit operated by Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas, effective Nov. 8. more »

Nov 7, 2014 10:21 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Austin City Council's chambers received an overhaul in the last few months to make changes for the 10-1 council.

Jennifer Curington

Austin City Council—Nov. 6

Austin City Council met in City Hall chambers for the first time since construction completed to make room for the new 10-member council, which takes office in January. more »

Nov 6, 2014 11:21 AM Central Austin

Zimmerman, Flannigan and Wiley too close to call for District 6 runoff

The race for Austin City Council District 6 runoff was still undetermined as of 1 a.m. Don Zimmerman leads the race with 2,430 votes. James "Jimmy" Flannigan has 2,179 votes and Jay Wiley has 2,065 votes. more »

Nov 4, 2014 7:20 PM Vote Central Texas

Rotary Club to host Ebola preparedness session

The Rotary Club of Cedar Park plans to hold a special program Oct. 28 that will include information about local response and preparedness for the Ebola virus. more »

Oct 22, 2014 11:59 AM Cedar Park | Leander

The 2013–14 Austin City Council: Mayor Pro Tem Sheryl Cole, Councilman Bill Spelman, Councilwoman Laura Morrison, Mayor Lee Leffingwell, Councilwoman Kathie Tovo, Councilman Chris Riley and Councilman Mike Martinez

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Austin City Council to pick best approach for rewriting land development code

Austin City Council on Oct. 23 will decide among three proposed approaches for rewriting the city's land development code, an ongoing process dubbed CodeNEXT. In total, Austin City Council members will take up 54 items for consideration. more »

Oct 21, 2014 3:36 PM Central Austin 2 Comments

Cities set budgets for 2014–15

Homeowners in Cedar Park and Leander will pay lower property tax rates in fiscal year 2014–15 after both city councils approved new tax rates for their FY 2014–15 budgets in September. more »

Oct 15, 2014 12:56 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Test engineers Brent Bauer (left) and Chris Minns work on a dynamometer calibration at Dana Holding Corp. in Cedar Park. The company was incentivized by the city in 2013 to create 80 jobs.

Photo by David Weaver

Cedar Park incentivizes 200 rocket science jobs

Cedar Park’s space technology industry is poised to grow by 200 jobs by 2019 following City Council’s approval of a $1.225 million incentive deal Sept. 25. more »

Oct 15, 2014 12:55 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Manager Marcus Cooper (left) and Chef Nelson Eguia showcase one of the restaurant's new pizzas.

Photo by Emilie Lutostanski

Highlights Gametime Grill

The owners of Highlights Gametime Grill said they have hit a home run with their sports bar concept. more »

Oct 15, 2014 12:00 AM , Cedar Park | Leander

PDQ to open Cedar Park restaurant in November

PDQ Restaurants announced Oct. 1 plans to open its first Central Texas location in Cedar Park by early November. more »

Oct 1, 2014 1:51 PM Cedar Park | Leander

Aerospace technology company earns initial OK for $1.225M in Cedar Park incentives

Firefly Space Systems will headquarter in Cedar Park pending the approval of an incentive agreement by City Council and the finalization of a building lease. more »

Sep 17, 2014 9:31 AM Cedar Park | Leander 2 Comments

At the Cedar Park Center, Texas Stars left wing Brendan Ranford displays the American Hockey League's 2014 Calder Cup to fans during a June 19 championship rally.

Courtesy Mike Connell/Texas Star

Changes coming to Cedar Park Center

A sale of the Texas Stars hockey team and 17 acres near the Cedar Park Center could bring development nearby and changes behind the scenes of the center. more »

Sep 17, 2014 12:25 AM Cedar Park | Leander