Lina Fisher

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Storm Relief Org Puts Down Roots to Help Farms
Storm Relief Org Puts Down Roots to Help Farms
Texas Farm Resilience Collaborative brings financial relief in wake of Winter Storm Uri damage

News, Jan. 13, 2022

Rosemont Residents Return Under Dubious Conditions
Rosemont Residents Return Under Dubious Conditions
Families question conditions of apartment complex

News, Dec. 22, 2021

Top Austin Headlines of 2021: Winter Storm Uri Wracks Austin
Top Austin Headlines of 2021: Winter Storm Uri Wracks Austin
Feb. 14: For the first time ever, the National Weather Service issues winter storm warnings for the entire state of Texas

News, Dec. 16, 2021

ARPA Grants Help Austin Public Library Bridge Digital Divide
ARPA Grants Help Austin Public Library Bridge Digital Divide
Council approves $450K for accessibility and outreach programs

News, Dec. 9, 2021

Revew: Little Girl
Little Girl
Documentary about a young trans girl isn’t about her enough

Movie Review, Nov. 26, 2021

Enviro Groups Oppose Plans for Violet Crown Venue
Enviro Groups Oppose Plans for Violet Crown Venue
20,000-seat venue would sit amidst Barton Creek preserve

News, Nov. 18, 2021

Mixed-Income, Mixed-Use Travis Flats Open in North Loop
Mixed-Income, Mixed-Use Travis Flats Open in North Loop
County-backed development combines offices with affordable housing

News, Nov. 18, 2021

Revew: She Paradise
She Paradise
Coming-of-age story in Trinidad’s soca scene

Movie Review, Nov. 19, 2021

Austin Energy Gives Up on Fayette Plan, But Not on Climate Goals
Austin Energy Gives Up on Fayette Plan, But Not on Climate Goals
Keep Austin dirty?

News, Nov. 11, 2021

Election Results: Austin Can Save Itself, Thanks
Election Results: Austin Can Save Itself, Thanks
Pro-policing GOP-aligned campaigners crash into city’s fiscal reality on Election Day

News, Nov. 4, 2021

How Much of Zilker Park Can Austin Return to Nature?
How Much of Zilker Park Can Austin Return to Nature?
Balancing ecological preservation and the human element in city's Zilker Park Vision Plan

News, Oct. 28, 2021

Building an Ecosystem at Bouldin Food Forest
Building an Ecosystem at Bouldin Food Forest
Ben McConnell talks about putting permaculture into practice at his farm

Food, Oct. 28, 2021

Hi-Fi Mycology on Fungi's Potential to Change the Way We Eat
Hi-Fi Mycology on Fungi's Potential to Change the Way We Eat
Sean Henry wants mushrooms for dessert

Food, Oct. 28, 2021

Rosemont Apartment Woes Prompt Tenant Safeguards
Rosemont Apartment Woes Prompt Tenant Safeguards
Commissioners Court approves new housing bylaws in wake of eviction debacle

News, Oct. 21, 2021

Proposition B Swaps Parkland for ... More Parkland
Proposition B Swaps Parkland for ... More Parkland
City seeks voters OK of Lakeshore Blvd. land swap proposed by Oracle

News, Oct. 14, 2021

Austin Pilots New Tactics to Address Toxic Algae Blooms
Austin Pilots New Tactics to Address Toxic Algae Blooms
Toxin found in Sculpture Falls poses greater risk to humans

News, Oct. 14, 2021

1,400-Acre Development Near Hamilton Pool Ignites Push to Protect Salamander
1,400-Acre Development Near Hamilton Pool Ignites Push to Protect Salamander
Environmentalists petition to list Pedernales River springs salamander as endangered species

News, Oct. 7, 2021

Solving Georgian Acres' Mobility Problem With Buses, Bikes, and Scooters
Solving Georgian Acres' Mobility Problem With Buses, Bikes, and Scooters
Solar-powered mobility hub planned for "transit desert"

News, Sept. 30, 2021

UT Architecture Fellowship Explores Race in Spaces
UT Architecture Fellowship Explores Race in Spaces
Environmental psychologist Todd Brown to teach workshops on designing for inclusion

News, Sept. 30, 2021

Bob Libal Launches Bid for Commissioners Court
Bob Libal Launches Bid for Commissioners Court
Former Grassroots Leadership executive director challenges Brigid Shea in 2022 Dem primary

News, Sept. 30, 2021

Caldwell County Landfill Opens After Years of Dispute
Caldwell County Landfill Opens After Years of Dispute
Neighbor: "This landfill should not be where it's sitting"

News, Sept. 16, 2021

Looking for Solutions for Residents Feeling Extreme Heat
Looking for Solutions for Residents Feeling Extreme Heat
UT-Austin partners with city, community orgs to mitigate local "heat island" effect

News, Sept. 16, 2021

Capital Metro Moves Ahead With Plans for Police Force
Capital Metro Moves Ahead With Plans for Police Force
Officers in transit

News, Sept. 9, 2021

An Opioid Epidemic Within a Pandemic
An Opioid Epidemic Within a Pandemic
Advocates demand greater county, city support amidst spike in overdose deaths

News, Sept. 9, 2021

Austin Rideshare Drivers Get Organized
Austin Rideshare Drivers Get Organized
Local chapter forms in support of the Protecting the Right to Organize Act, a renewal of workers' rights

News, Aug. 5, 2021

Rosemont Residents Forced to Temporarily Relocate for Winter Storm Repairs
Rosemont Residents Forced to Temporarily Relocate for Winter Storm Repairs
More woes for 85 families living in Southeast apartment complex after eviction notice withdrawn

News, July 29, 2021

County Commissioners Tout Successes, Face Challengers
County Commissioners Tout Successes, Face Challengers
The 2022 primaries are months away, but these Travis County commissioners are already drawing competition in their reelection bids

News, July 8, 2021

First-Ever Comprehensive Plan Looks at Zilker's Future
First-Ever Comprehensive Plan Looks at Zilker's Future
The Zilker Park Vision Plan starts rolling

News, July 8, 2021

Despite Disaster, Austin Leveled Up in the 2020 Census
Despite Disaster, Austin Leveled Up in the 2020 Census
Austin-Travis County was the only city-county pair in Texas to beat its 2010 census response rate

News, June 24, 2021

Commissioners Court Puts Women’s Jail on Ice
Commissioners Court Puts Women’s Jail on Ice
Vote delays moving forward with design for at least a year

News, June 17, 2021

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