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2010-09-08 13:40:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The U-Haul Company of Austin is offering 30 days of free storage to families whose homes or business have been damaged by Tropical Storm Hermine. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b) In addition to the 30-days-free self-storage assistance being offered, people needing boxes can take advantage of the U-Haul Take a Box, Leave a Box Program. The program...

2010-04-09 09:21:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Sea Ray Boats announced today that country music superstar Brad Paisley will headline the AquaPalooza 2010 Signature Event, which is scheduled for July 10 at The Reserve at Lake Travis near Austin, Texas. The event, hosted by Sea Ray and its local dealer Sail & Ski Center, will have Paisley performing in front of a crowd of thousands of concert-goers on boats. "AquaPalooza has become synonymous with great music and great times on the water,"...

2010-03-30 13:53:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Austin's Custom Tops helped children and families in need by hosting the event "Spring Movie under the Stars" to benefit Capital Area Food Bank of Texas. On Saturday, March 27th, Austin locals gathered behind the Brentwood elementary school to watch the 1982 classic "E.T." The event was free but guests were urged to bring canned foods to donate in place of an admission fee. Austin's Custom Tops, a local countertop company established in June 2008,...

2010-03-10 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- TravelTex.com, Texas Tourism's official Web site, is a comprehensive source for Texas travel planning, featuring over 400 cities and thousands of activities. Featuring cities, attractions and events, offering discount packages and a hotel booking engine, the redesigned site even further enhances the user experience. "Since TravelTex.com is an important marketing tool, we strive to provide the most relevant information and cutting-edge technology...

2009-09-22 18:31:49

Texas wildlife officials have released 360 Houston toads born and raised in the Houston Zoo, hoping they can replenish the wild population. A total of 140 toads were delivered Monday evening to Bastrop State Park in Bastrop County east of Austin. The rest were released in suitable habitat in Austin County, west of Houston. At this point, it's triage, Michael Forstner, a Texas State University-San Marcos biologist, told The Austin American-Statesman. The population is still declining. The...

2009-09-09 10:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Renaissance Austin Hotel has created a new weekend getaway package, designed specifically for University of Texas football fans. With six out of the seven home games taking place in the next six weeks, the hotel has come up with the perfect way to experience Texas football at its best. The University of Texas Football Weekends deal offers guests going to the game $169 room rates. Included in that cost are complimentary UT goodies at check in and a...

2009-07-01 10:09:00

Population Getting Closer to Pre-Katrina Levels WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The population of New Orleans grew 8.2 percent in 2008, faster than any other large city in the U.S., according to population estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. As of July 1, 2008, the population of New Orleans was 311,853, up from 210,768 in 2006 following Hurricane Katrina, but still below the pre-hurricane level of 484,674 based on the 2000 Census. (Logo:...

2009-05-18 07:00:00

DENVER, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- hrQ, an award-winning search and professional services firm focused exclusively on the human resources profession announces their expansion to the Austin and San Antonio, Texas markets. "Our continued expansion in Texas is by design as we can build upon the existing strong base we have in the Houston market. We will continue to build out a Texas footprint and will then identify other locations nationally to launch," explains Molly McCoy, president and founder...

2009-05-14 17:49:00

Sabertec, Producers of Blade Join Keep Austin Beautiful, Brake Specialists and Flow Nonfiction to Launch Drive the Change Austin AUSTIN, Texas, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marks the launch of Drive the Change Austin, a movement created by Austin-based clean tech company, Sabertec, makers of Blade, to clean our air, lower our carbon footprint and improve our fuel efficiency while raising money for the greening of Austin public schools. With partners Keep Austin Beautiful (KAB), Brake...

2009-05-12 06:00:00

Green Yourself, Your Family and Your World AUSTIN, Texas, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- She has shown Oprah, Julia Roberts and millions of other women how to start living greener lives, and on May 30-31, New York Timesbestselling author Sophie Uliano kicks off a Gorgeously Green Getaway Weekend at The Crossings, Austin's award-winning green spa in the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve. Uliano will introduce her newest book, Gorgeously Green Diet, which launched on Earth Day. The Crossings' Gorgeously...


Latest Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area Reference Libraries

Climate Impact On Your Budget For Austin Texas
2012-07-16 10:44:17

If you live in Austin Texas, this is what type of heating and cooling of your house you can expect to see during various weather events such as EL-Nino and La-Nina. The above graph represents three events known as EL-Nino, La-Nina and normal conditions. All the data was gathered from the month of March for each event. During a Normal cycle it is pretty fair to say that Austin will experience heating and cooling pretty close together. While during an EL-Nino event it shows that heating...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-21 13:46:02

Austin Texas is located in the Southern Part of the United States. To the west the elevation increases while to the east the elevation slopes down towards the Gulf of Mexico. Temperatures for Austin Texas: January through February the normal temperatures range from the 40’s during the evening to the 60’s during the day. March shows a slight warming trend as the averages are in the 50’s during the evening and the days warm into the 70’s. April through May as spring continues the...

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