Joe Olivieri

Joe has been covering Southwest Austin news since he joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2011. His reporting focuses on new businesses, development, transportation, industry and Travis County issues. Joe hails from New Jersey. 

Committee discusses changes to Major Events Trust Fund

A name change and new eligible events could be coming to the Major Events Trust Fund, which uses state and local tax revenue to help pay for the costs of hosting eligible events. more »

Mar 27, 2015 9:55 AM Austin Metro

Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy

Kevin and Patti Thompson opened Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy in January with the goal of bringing Olympic coaches and rigorous training to athletes of all skill levels, Patti said. more »

Feb 25, 2015 12:00 AM Southwest Austin

Local schools to delay opening by two hours Feb. 24

Austin, Dripping Springs, Pflugerville and Round Rock ISD schools will operate on a delayed opening schedule Tuesday, Feb. 24, according to their respective websites. more »

Feb 23, 2015 9:49 PM Austin Metro