Matt Fernandez, KVUE News

Matt Fernandez


Austin, TX, United States

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Past articles by Matt:

Downtown Austin Salvation Army shelter closing

The shelter is set to close on March 15, leaving 32 people without a place to stay. → Read More

Austin artist reflects on how SXSW has changed over the years

Adam Dodson spoke with KVUE as he prepares to perform at this year's festival. → Read More

APD, city agencies say they are prepared for large SXSW crowds

Austin police say despite staffing issues, they will be ready. → Read More

Generative AI, climate change, food to feature at SXSW 2023

Thousands of people from around the world will head to Austin to see guest speakers, exhibits and live music. KVUE has a breakdown of what to expect. → Read More

Navy veteran walking 1,400 miles to raise mental health awareness

Jason Rhodes is hoping to raise money to help veterans with mental health issues. → Read More

Austin City Council looking at resolution to bring more affordable housing to college campuses

The resolution would bring more affordable housing both on and off campus. → Read More

Musicians union asking for more pay for performers at SXSW

The UMAW campaign believes all artists should be paid at least $750 for performing at the event. → Read More

Levels at Jacob's Well and Lake Travis remain low as drought continues

Lake Travis is 21 feet lower than last year. → Read More

Texas bills would allow local breweries to deliver directly to consumers

Zilker Brewing Co. is voicing its support for SB 752 and HB 2003, two Texas bills to get local brew delivered directly to your doorstep. → Read More

Austin restaurants trying to bounce back after power outages put business on pause

For many local businesses, power lost means money lost. Julio's Café said it lost thousands in revenue. → Read More

Some Austin residents without power for seven days

Thousands remain without power in Austin following last week's storm. → Read More

Frustrated Austin Energy customers pack up and leave town

One Austin couple said they plan to head to Dallas while their power is still out. → Read More

Austin Rapid Rehousing Program hopes to help hundreds experiencing homelessness

The three organizations plan to help some of Austin's most vulnerable into houses. → Read More

Travis County approves contract to build more housing units at Community First! Village

Approximately $35 million will go to Mobile Loaves and Fishes to allow the organization to build an additional 640 units at its Community First! Village. → Read More

Point-in-Time count happening this week in Central Texas

The count of people experiencing homelessness happens statewide over a couple-week period. → Read More

Hutto city leaders say new data center development will bring hundreds of jobs

Boomtown Hutto city leaders say new data center development will bring hundreds of jobs City leaders are calling it a "mega project." HUTTO, Texas — A major development is coming to Williamson County and the City of Hutto that will bring hundreds of jobs. City leaders are calling it a "mega project." "We were probably 1,500 people in the year 2000. We are 40,000 some odd today," said Bob Farley,… → Read More

Messages related to white supremacy found outside of homes in Leander

Ersula Yasin said the message was found in a Ziploc bag outside her home. → Read More

Austin 7-Eleven owner says he is using opera music as a deterrent against homeless, solicitors

Owner Jagat Patel said he has been playing the music nonstop. Customers tell him it's working. → Read More

West Campus booming with more development as quadruplex hits market for $1.5M

The height of the buildings in the Austin neighborhood is rising, and so are the property values. → Read More

Many Central Texans seeing car insurance rates rise

Tim Saenz from Jarrell said his rates jumped $300. → Read More