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The Austin Chronicle
Paralysis by CommitteeI subtitled last week's column "Cutting through the bullshit on Short-Term Rent
Paralysis by Committee
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
I subtitled last week's column "Cutting through the bullshit on Short-Term Rentals," but unfortunately, a 10-hour Planning and Neighborhoods Committee meeting this Monday/Tuesday did little to advance that cause (see "Late-Night STR Debate," p.16).... Read more
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FOX 7 Austin
Burn ban issued for parks in AustinThe Austin Parks and Recreation Department has issued a Parks Burning Restricti
Burn ban issued for parks in Austin
FOX 7 Austin / Posted 18 days ago
The Austin Parks and Recreation Department has issued a Parks Burning Restriction, effective immediately, due to the current drought conditions in the Central Texas area. The ban temporarily prohibits open fires and grilling in all City of Austin... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Violet Crown Trail OpensAustin's newest trail system will make its debut Friday, Aug. 14, with the offi
Violet Crown Trail Opens
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
Austin's newest trail system will make its debut Friday, Aug. 14, with the official opening of the first six miles of the Violet Crown Trail. When completed, the trail will extend 30 miles from Zilker Park into Hays County, passing through... Read more
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Austin Daily Herald
Trying to make a difference; Family, friends remember Val Pitzen’s giving spiritValerie “Val” Pitzen was known to sneak cookies into somebody’s home or start u
Trying to make a difference; Family, friends remember Val Pitzen’s giving spirit
Austin Daily Herald / Posted 26 days ago
Valerie “Val” Pitzen was known to sneak cookies into somebody’s home or start up a program for children or the community, but she never liked getting recognition for all she did. “She was always trying to think of something different,” Austin Parks,... Read more

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