Thoughts On The Serial Bombing By Austin Mayor Steve Adler

AUSTIN, TX — As the city’s residents collectively exhale after a frightening series of bombings that put residents on edge, Austin Mayor Steve Adler offered his thoughts about the shared ordeal. Starting on March 2, a series of parcel bombs sent by Mark Anthony Conditt, 23, killed two and injured others. Most of the lethal […]

Black Caucus members call for action on Austin bombings

News Congressional Black Caucus members want the bombings in Austin, Texas, to be classified as “terrorist attacks” — and are calling on officials to determine whether they are “ideologically or racially motivated.” While the two young men injured in the most recent blast are both white, all of the other victims have been either black […]

Gov. Cuomo upset after visiting bug-infested NYCHA apartment

With the mayor giving speeches out of town, Gov. Cuomo came to the Bronx Monday to visit a bug-infested Housing Authority apartment that left him quietly furious. “It is just shocking that in New York State we would have people subjected to these conditions,” he said after leaving the apartment in the Jackson Houses. “This […]

Austin Habitat for Humanity builds energy-efficient homes

AUSTIN, Texas — East Austin natives Steve and Elida Quiroz can’t wait to host larger family gatherings in a home with enough room for many place settings, on a street with enough parking for everyone. “Having a regular-sized table instead of a little table for two . is something I look forward to,” Elida Quiroz […]

Why a Convicted Killer Is Running for Office in Texas

On a cold day in January, Lewis Conway Jr. walked around the apartment complex in Austin, Texas, where he stabbed a man nearly 27 years ago. He spent two decades under the supervision of the state’s correctional system as punishment. He doesn’t shy away from talking about any of it. “It was transformational,” he says. […]

VSLive 2018 Austin, TX

VSLive events are nice conferences to get a wide range of topics from .Net to mobile development to the data platform. It looks like they have added some Hands-on Labs on Friday in addtion to the Workshops on Monday. Regular sessions are Tuesday thru Thursday. The hotel is in downtown Austin, so it is easy […]

Austin-area home starts hit second-highest level on record

Eleven builders are marketing homes priced from the $190,000s to the $700,000s in Santa Rita Ranch, which is between Liberty Hill and Georgetown. Amid continued strong demand for housing, Central Texas builders started construction on just over 16,000 homes last year, the second-highest level on record, new figures show. The only other time the Austin […]