Southwest Austin October 2012

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Austin City Council could see big changes in wake of upcoming election

Among the 18 propositions on the City of Austin’s November election ballot are three governance changes that could significantly change the faces on the Austin City Council as well as how council members are elected. more »

Oct 25, 2012 Central Austin

Phil Wilson, executive director of the Texas Department of Transportation, was one of the speakers during the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce’s annual State of Transportation address Oct. 10.

Photo by Lyndsey Taylor

Collaboration key to relieving congestion in Central Texas

With declining funding sources, transportation organizations and government entities are looking at how they can pool resources to improve congestion. more »

Oct 25, 2012 Northwest Austin

Ray Anne Evans (left) and Phyllis Rose are staff members at the Breast Cancer Resource Centers of Texas.

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Breast Cancer Resource Centers of Texas

The Breast Cancer Resource Centers of Texas offers free support services for people who are going through breast cancer treatments. more »

Oct 25, 2012 Northwest Austin


Joe Olivieri

City bond propositions would improve trail, libraries, public safety facilities

Austin voters are being asked if they support seven ballot propositions to fund local and citywide improvements. more »

Oct 25, 2012 Southwest Austin

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Executive Chef John Bullington said he likes cooking over fire and gets to do so at 400 Rabbits’ new grill.

Courtesy Annie Ray

400 Rabbits

Some Southwest Austinites might not know it, but they have an option for interior Mexican cuisine right in their backyards. more »

Oct 25, 2012 Southwest Austin (1 Comments)