Stories by Tara Phipps

Thursday, November 19, 2020 by Tara Phipps

With winter coming, city works on treatment for toxic blue-green algae

The Water Oversight Committee met the last week of October to hear an update on the toxic algae that resulted in the deaths of at least five dogs in Austin last year. Brent Bellinger, a research ecologist with the Watershed…

Monday, November 2, 2020 by Tara Phipps

Community Police Review Commission convenes

Austin‚Äôs new Community Police Review Commission kicked off its inaugural meeting the first week of October, setting guidelines for its activities and discussing how it can help city officials develop more¬†transparent and effective public safety processes. The commission, which will…

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