Big Blue Eye
The 100 Club
The 100 Club helps families of injured or fallen first responders.
Austin ISD Superintendent Search
Get updates on the AISD Board's efforts to find and hire a new superintendent, and, get involved in the process.
Texas Debt At A Glance
The Texas Comptroller's website has a new feature that lets you look up how much your community is in debt.
Ballad Of The Baker
Preview of the documentary being made about the restoration of the historic Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells.
Texas Left Me Out
This Texas group says thousands of people are working but unable to get reasonable health insurance because of choices the state has made.
LCRA wants to hear from you as they craft their next water rate increase
Send your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org or learn more about the process leading to the rate hikes at this link: http://lcra.org/water/supply/Waterrates.html.
Process under way to name Austin BMX/skate park
More information on how you can help Austin Parks and Recreation Dept. rename the downtown BMX/skate park.
Texas Public Policy Foundation
More info on the Texas Public Policy Foundation's annual policy orientation conference, featuring several conservative stars.
Resources for the "Sandwich Generation"
Two of the most concerning issues for aging Americans are their health management and living arrangements.
2012 City of Austin Traffic Fatality Report
Austin experienced 78 traffic fatalities in 2012 -- a 42 percent increase from 2011.
Austin Trail of Lights
Trail of Lights information
Hospice Austin can help guide you through the complicated and sometimes overwhelming grieving process.
Unclaimed property search information
One in four Texans has unclaimed property from forgotten bank accounts, uncashed checks, security deposits and utility refunds.
The Austin Independent School District Board of Trustees' statement on Dr. Meria Carstarphen's annual review.
The Trustees of the Austin Independent School District have completed the annual performance evaluation of our Superintendent, Dr. Meria Carstarphen, for the 2012-2013 school year.
Project Connect Community Conversation Nov. 26
The Community Conversation is one of the last opportunities the public has to give input before the Central Corridor Advisory Group makes a recommendation about which of 10 sub-corridors should move forward into Phase 2 of the Central Corridor Study to select a mode of transportation and alignment/route.
Link to more information about the proposed final map by the 10-1 Austin redistricting group plus an interactive version of the map.
Onion Creek Flood Buyout Information
The City of Austin has activated the process to buy out 115 homes heavily damaged by the recent floods.
Bergstrom Expressway Information
The proposed Bergstrom Expressway is the combined effort of multiple government agencies to develop a reasonable and feasible approach to improve mobility in the US 183 South corridor from US 290 to SH 71.
Link to ranch that has taken in horses affected by the floods.
How to help flood victims
--Donate to the Red Cross of Central Texas online. Since the floods began early Thursday morning, the Red Cross has served more than 10,000 meals and snacks, provided more than 300 health service checks, and registered more than 500 individuals at the Flood Assistance Center.
--Volunteer for the Red Cross of Central Texas
--Donate to the Salvation Army of Austin. It has deployed its food truck to provide meals to flood victims and first responders and providing other flood relief in coordination with area emergency management.
--Donate to the Austin Disaster Relief Network. To volunteer, call 512-331-2200. It has given more than $21,000 to flood victims.
--Drop-off food donations is Oak Meadows Baptist Church, 6905 S. I-35. It is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.