Happy Friday, next-door neighbors! We survided another week! I’m back in your inbox this great early morning to share essential regional news and neighborhood updates.
Today we’ll cover:
- VP Kamala Harris will remain in Austin this weekend.
- The Office of Police Oversight launched its suggestions for APD’s body video camera policies.
- Austin’s 5th new worldwide path of the year has actually launchded!
- Comedy reveals, leading occasions this weekend, and more ➡
But initially, today’s weather condition:
Partly warm and warm. High: 91 Low: 64.
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Here are the leading stories today in Austin:
1) Vice President Kamala Harris will remain in Austin this weekend. Vice President is not set to sign up with the Red Hot Chili Peppers on-stage at ACL Festival this weekend, however she remains in town for 2 prominent occasions. On Saturday afternoon, Harris will participate in a discussion Saturday at the LBJ Presidential Library, where her workplace stated she’ll go over “the Biden-Harris Administration’s dedication to safeguarding reproductive rights.” KXAN reports she’ll sign up with Mini Timmaraju, the president of the abortion rights group NARAL Pro-Choice America, at this occasion.
On Saturday night, the Vice President will go to a significant midterm charity event for theTexas Democratic Party KXAN has more on this story.
2) The Office of Police Oversight launched its suggestions for APD’s video camera policies. Starting in June 2020, the oversight workplace carried out a three-phase procedure to assist reimagine and assist police inAustin
As of the other day, OPO formally launched it’s “Body Worn Camera and Dashboard Camera Recommendations” which takes neighborhood feedback and research study findings into account. The suggestions concentrated on 3 locations for policy enhancement: neighborhood engagement, clearness, and responsibility.Head to KVUE to see the full list of recommendations
3) New flight alert: Austin’s 5th new worldwide path of the year has actually released! Those coming through ABIA can now fly non-stop to Monterrey,Mexico A refresher on the brand-new worldwide paths revealed out of ABIA therefore year: KLM started flights to Amsterdam in March, followed by Lufthansa resuming its continuously path to Frankfurt, Germany in April, Air Canada started offering flights to Vancouver in June, and American Airlines began flying to Montego Bay, Jamaica, the very same month. Start preparing those winter season vacations, next-door neighbors!Head to KXAN to learn more
4) The Austin Aquarium stays under examination following current examination. A 2022 PETA undercover examination exposed a disconcerting variety of current attacks at the regional acquarium, animal well-being issues, employee security infractions, and even lizards deserted in a street– YIKES. Head to PETA to get the scoop.
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Today in Austin:
- Lil Carpenter Food Truck atCarpenter Hotel (9 a.m.)
- Austin City Limits Music Festival (Day One) atZilker Park (12 p.m.)
- UT Theater & &Dance Production:” … however you might’ve held my hand” at Oscar G.Brockett Theatre (7:30 p.m.)
- The Austin Comedy Competition Semi-Finals atVulcan Gas Company (7:30 p.m.)
- Empath with Annabelle Chairlegs (solo) and Dmitri atParish (7:30 p.m.)
- Gabriel Iglesias “Fluffy” atMoody Center (8 p.m.)
- Poetry Jam: Open Mic & & Showcase at Victory Grill.( 8 p.m.)
- Electric Feels (Indie Rock+Indie Dance Party)Empire Control Room (9 p.m.)
Top Events This Weekend:
- Austin City Limits Music Festival(Day Two )atZilker Park (Saturday, Oct. 8)
- (Kid -Friendly!) “ROSITA Y CONCHITA”: a Día de los Muertos Play in English andSpanish at Scottish Rite Theater (Saturday, Oct. 8)
- Morcheeba & with EAGLIN atThe Paramount Theatre (Saturday, Oct. 8)
- The Annual “Quesoff “benefiting the Central Texas Food Bank atMohawk (Saturday, Oct. 8)
- Fareground Food &Wine Festival atFareground(Saturday, Oct. 8)(* )at ACL
- Omar Apollo atLive (The Moody Theater) Saturday, Oct. 8 (
- Austin City Limits Music Festival) atDay Three( Zilker Park )Sunday, Oct. 9(
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