A little more than 18 months after Central Texas Medical Center plunked down $2 million for a da Vinci robotic surgery system, more than 500 patients have undergone procedures employing the cutting-edge instrument.
The San Marcos City Council officially designated Dec. 4-7 as “Sights & Sounds of Christmas Weekend.”
Sights and Sounds of Christmas, the annual four-night seasonal festival alongside the San Marcos River, starts today, Dec. 4, and runs through Saturday, Dec. 7.
Pre-programed federal budget cuts passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama in 2012 are stifling Texas universities’ ability to function, Texas State University System Chancellor Brian McCall and other higher education leaders said this week in a joint letter to U.S. senators and representatives.
State Sen. Donna Campbell, R-New Braunfels, and state Rep. Jason Isaac, R-Dripping Springs, talked about water, transportation, public education and other issues in play in the 83rd session during a Texas Tribune event on Tuesday at Texas State University.
Many Texans in individual health care plans that don’t comply with the Affordable Care Act have been spared cancellation notices. But for the Texans whose plans have been dropped, health care experts are encouraging them to proceed carefully. by VERONICA ZARAGOVIA/KUT News
State Sen. Donna Campbell and State Rep. Jason Isaac — two tea party darlings whose districts include all or part of Hays County — will take the Texas Tribune’s ‘Hot Seat’ on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at Texas State University.
Two snipers’ bullets ended the the life of a 22-year-old man who abducted his ex-girlfriend early this morning and led officers on a 60-plus-mile, high-speed chase in a stolen police cruiser through Hays County and San Marcos.
In 2015, an 11-mile stretch of Austin’s MoPac Boulevard will expand to eight lanes from six. The two new lanes will be tolled, giving drivers the chance to pay a premium to avoid the road’s frequent congestion. Local officials are optimistic that frustrated commuters will notice that it is not only personal vehicles zipping past them on the toll lanes, but Capital Metro buses, as well.