Sarah Asch, Austin American-Statesman

Sarah Asch

Austin American-Statesman

Austin, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Sarah:

Project Connect plan calls for eliminating cars on the Drag near UT's Austin campus

Project Connect leaders says removing cars from the Drag could more than triple the number of people able to move through the area each hour. → Read More

Residents at Austin's Northshore Apartments dealing with two-week power outage

An electrical problem on April 28 caused the outage. It's not clear when power will be restored to the entire building. → Read More

SXSW: Why Austin is becoming a hub for the transportation industry

with its talent pool and its central location, Austin is attracting companies innovating the transportation sector. → Read More

During SXSW, Uber and Lyft riders will pay more because of rising gas prices

Both ride-hailing services said they are adding temporary fuel surcharges. → Read More

Challenger drops recount bid, concedes race to Travis County Commissioner Gomez

Susanna Ledesma-Woody lost to incumbent Margaret Gómez by about 1 percentage point in the Democratic primary. → Read More

Lockout ends on 3 Westlake campuses after police search for suspicious person

Dismissal and buses for these campuses are on hold until police give the all-clear. → Read More

Austin Season for Caring families seek help with medical bills, supplies

Statesman Season for Caring families need help with medical bills, supplies, eye care and orthodontia. → Read More

Lakeway man gets 60 years for sex crimes against children

Luann Fabric Campos Leao Hida was arrested three years ago and indicted by the Department of Justice. → Read More

West Lake Hills voters approve all 3 propositions on infrastructure

Residents voted on two big infrastructure bonds for road and drainage projects and a new municipal complex. → Read More

Tom Leonard, superintendent of Westlake schools, to retire in January 2023

Eanes Independent School District Superintendent Tom Leonard will retire with a replacement taking reins next school year with Leonard as an advisor. → Read More

Looking to get outside this fall? How about stargazing under Hill Country’s darkest skies.

How much of the Milky Way Galaxy can you see from your front door? → Read More

Thunderstorms expected in the Austin area this week, bringing first rain in six weeks

The rain is expected to taper off in time for the first weekend of the Austin City Limits Music Festival. → Read More

10 people have gone missing on Lake Travis this year. Here are tips to stay safe.

This year marks the most people to go missing on Lake Travis in one year in recent memory. The first tip to staying safe: Wear a life jacket. → Read More

Eanes parents sue school district over mask mandate

The legal landscape has been changing rapidly since before kids returned to classrooms this fall. → Read More

Eanes school district reverses course and requires masks

Eanes' move to a mask mandate came after a court granted an order Friday to block Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive order prohibiting mask mandates in schools. → Read More

Remote learning? Masks? Here's how Central Texas schools are responding to COVID concerns

Here's what we know about how Central Texas school districts are responding to COVID-19 this fall, including which ones are offering virtual options. → Read More

Sculpture artist Karl Lagasse opens gallery at the Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave

Lagasse Artistry, which includes both gallery and studio space, showcases some of the artist's contemporary sculptures and paintings. → Read More

Lakeway Police Chief Todd Radford resigns after 14 years with department

Todd Radford has been with the Lakeway Police Department since February 2007, and became the police chief in 2009. → Read More

Rollingwood City Council ties up loose ends with new measures after Texas freeze

The Council voted to approve a number of measures that will improve the city’s water infrastructure and prepare for future natural disasters. → Read More

Buff City Soap opens first Austin-area location in Westlake

All the products are created in house and each location has unique products based on the surrounding community. → Read More