Category Archives: Safety

Dog found in Mabel Davis Park

A pug mix followed a resident home from Mabel Davis Park on Wednesday. Do you know this sweet guy? If you know this dog or the owner, use the contact form to provide your name and how to reach you, and you’ll … Continue reading

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Hearing on Carlson Drive faces another postponement

The Planning Commission hearing on Edgewick condominiums’ request to gate Carlson Drive might be delayed again. Wendy Rhoades, case manager, says city staff have requested a postponement from May 8 to May 22. Rhoades says that the city is interested … Continue reading


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Stripes are in vogue on Parker Lane

Austin’s Bike Route 59 got new lane markings in the 0.6-mile section at the south end of Parker Lane on Thursday. New stripes mark the boundaries of two bicycle lanes, one parallel-parking lane on the west side of the road, … Continue reading

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Edgewick development wants to gate important east-west road

The developers and residents of Edgewick condominiums are asking the city for permission to gate off Carlson Drive. The Austin Planning Commission will hear Edgewick’s request at 6 p.m. Feb. 28, in the City Council chambers at City Hall, 301 W. Second Street … Continue reading

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City’s plan for East Riverside Corridor

The City of Austin held an open house Oct. 27 at Travis High School to invite input on its East Riverside Corridor (ERC) Master Plan and Draft Regulating Plan. The regulating plan will translate the recommendations of the master plan … Continue reading

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October 2011 police forum and National Night Out

The next Police Commander’s Forum for Region III will be 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, at 812 Springdale Road. Come meet Officer Ray Lopez, our neighborhood’s district representative, and learn about recent crime statistics and policing strategies. For … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Labor Day fires

The hottest summer on record, an exceptional drought and dry winds have combined to create dangerous conditions and a high risk for wildfire in Central Texas. By the end of the past week, fires had killed two people and destroyed … Continue reading

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