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October 08, 2019 - 9:37 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Street parking in Austin is about to get more expensive. Beginning Monday, the base rate for metered on-street parking across the city will increase to $2 per hour. Currently, drivers in the downtown area pay a base rate of $1.20 per hour; elsewhere across the city, it's...
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Dreamstime
August 09, 2019 - 8:40 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- In their first meeting back after summer break, Austin's City Council made it a marathon one - at just over 18 hours. In one of the largest items on the agenda, Council members voted unanimously around 2 a.m. Friday morning to raise the city's hotel occupancy tax, or HOT...
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July 01, 2019 - 7:39 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Changes to Austin ordinances involving sleeping, camping, and lying in public areas go into effect Monday. The changes to the ordinances, which were voted on during the June 20 city council meeting, mean that police can only issue a citation if the person is posing a hazard...
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June 04, 2019 - 5:46 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Red light cameras are a thing of the past in Austin. City officials said the program ended Tuesday morning. "The City has directed our vendor to cease red light camera enforcement. Any traffic ticket photos taken after June 1, 2019 shall be null and void," officials said...
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City of Austin
May 10, 2019 - 8:38 am
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- City officials are warning the public to stay away from a landslide on the west side of Shoal Creek, between 24th Street and Shoal Creek Boulevard. Officials say the landslide shifted on Wednesday, causing debris to fall into Shoal Creek. That debris, which is partially...
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Southern Power
April 18, 2019 - 8:15 pm
AUSTIN (Talk1370.com) -- Austin Energy announced Thursday it will spend $460 million to acquire a biomass power plant in East Texas. Southern Company, which owns the renewable Nacogdoches Generating Facility in east Texas, accepted the city's offer late Wednesday. Austin Energy is in the middle of...
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January 25, 2019 - 5:28 pm
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- City of Austin officials are warning customers to make sure they're making online utility payments through the correct website. Officials say a customer alerted the utility on Friday of what appears to be an unauthorized payment site, which the customer reached by accidentally...
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January 03, 2019 - 8:47 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Heavy rains have caused the City to close the Barton Creek Greenbelt and Barton Springs Pool. Officials say the closures are due to fast moving water, damage from flooding, and debris on the greenbelt trails. For pool swimmers, Deep Eddy Pool will open at 6am until Barton Springs...
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December 28, 2018 - 9:39 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- City officials have re-opened the Barton Creek Greenbelt following Wednesday night's storms. Officials closed the Greenbelt and Barton Creek to the public Thursday morning for safety reasons. A day later, the greenbelt still has some areas of standing water, and the creek is still...
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November 13, 2018 - 8:26 am
AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin's plan to rename Manchaca Road to Menchaca Road may have hit a snag. The Manchaca Business Association, operating as "Leave Manchaca Alone", says it will file suit later on Tuesday. The group says the city failed to notify all property owners of the name change proposal,...
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