Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon http://kut.org en Photos: ABIA Celebrates the Fourth of July with a Showcase of WWII Bombers http://kut.org/post/photos-abia-celebrates-fourth-july-showcase-wwii-bombers <p>The Texas Raiders have descended upon Austin. No, it's not a football team. It's the codename for a group of &nbsp;B-17 pilots who have brought four renovated World War II-era planes to&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Austin-Bergstrom International Airport&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">this weekend to celebrate the Fourth of July. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The exhibition of rare planes including the P-51, a C-47 and a B-25. Tours and low-altitude flights over Austin are open to the public all weekend from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.at <a href="https://www.atlanticaviation.com/location/AUS">Atlantic Aviation</a>.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Check out our gallery above for a view from KUT's flight on the "Flying Fortress."</span><br /> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 14:31:59 +0000 Andrew Weber & Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon 10731 at http://kut.org Photos: ABIA Celebrates the Fourth of July with a Showcase of WWII Bombers VIDEO: 13th Annual Lonestar Rod and Kustom Round Up http://kut.org/post/video-13th-annual-lonestar-rod-and-kustom-round <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/8B0er9slIJA" width="560"></iframe></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:31:07 +0000 Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon 10135 at http://kut.org VIDEO: 13th Annual Lonestar Rod and Kustom Round Up PHOTOS: Central Texans Hold Vigil for Typhoon Haiyan Victims http://kut.org/post/photos-central-texans-hold-vigil-typhoon-haiyan-victims <p>The Network of Asian American Organizations estimates there are about 4,000 people in the Filipino community in the Austin metro area. Some had direct ties to the <a href="http://kut.org/post/thousands-feared-dead-after-typhoon-haiyan" target="_blank">devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan</a>.</p><p>Central Texans involved in the Network of Asian American Organizations and other supporters gathered at Austin City Hall on Tuesday to hold a candlelight vigil for the victims and to raise money for the recovery.</p><p>KUT's Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon took these photos at the candlelight vigil:</p><p><object height="439" width="585"><param name="flashvars" value="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2Fkutaustin%2Fsets%2F72157638100241795%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2Fkutaustin%2Fsets%2F72157638100241795%2F&amp;set_id=72157638100241795&amp;jump_to=" /><param name="movie" value="http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=138195" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><embed allowfullscreen="true" flashvars="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2Fkutaustin%2Fsets%2F72157638100241795%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2Fkutaustin%2Fsets%2F72157638100241795%2F&amp;set_id=72157638100241795&amp;jump_to=" height="439" src="http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=138195" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="585"></embed></object></p><p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 13:46:50 +0000 Laura Rice & Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon 9275 at http://kut.org PHOTOS: Central Texans Hold Vigil for Typhoon Haiyan Victims VIDEO: The Hidden Face of Austin's Homeless http://kut.org/post/video-hidden-face-austins-homeless <p>While the visible face of homelessness tends to be a single person by the side of the road in the downtown area, homelessness is so much more – it can be your cousin, your neighbor, your childhood friend, families with little children.</p><p>KUT’s Jorge Sanheuza-Lyon put together this video on the hidden face of homelessness in Austin:</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="329" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/X3RK8FRgPF8" width="585"></iframe></p><p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:45:00 +0000 Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon 9257 at http://kut.org VIDEO: The Hidden Face of Austin's Homeless VIDEO: Sunrise Memorial Service for Homeless Austinites Who Died in Poverty http://kut.org/post/video-sunrise-memorial-service-homeless-austinites-who-died-poverty <p>Austinites gathered at the Homeless Memorial and Tree of Remembrance at Auditorium Shores on Sunday to pay tribute to people in the city's homeless community who have died over the past year.</p><p>Organizers of the <a href="http://www.housethehomeless.org/memorial/" target="_blank">21st annual House the Homeless Sunrise Memorial Service</a> read the names of 146 people. They placed a small star for each name on the Tree of Remembrance next to the memorial.</p><p>KUT's Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon was at the service and put together this video:</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="329" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Ie85_91Xf7I" width="585"></iframe><br /> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 11:57:54 +0000 Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon 9202 at http://kut.org Photos: Cleaning Up After Flooding in Dove Springs, Onion Creek http://kut.org/post/photos-cleaning-after-flooding-dove-springs-onion-creek <p></p><p class="p1">Austin and Travis County leaders have declared states of disaster in the wake of last week’s flooding, with&nbsp;more than 600 homes damaged and 37 destroyed. It's the first step in getting federal disaster aid.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Officials and residents are still working to clear away debris, while emergency responders continue to provide shelter, food and help as victims figure out their next steps.</span></p><p class="p1">On South Pleasant Valley Road in Dove Springs, volunteers set up underneath tents along the road handing out everything from blankets and diapers to deodorant. <span class="s2">Neighborhood association president Edward Reyes, says people remaining in their homes could face complications as a result of flood damage.</span></p><p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 22:49:51 +0000 Kate McGee & Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon 9087 at http://kut.org Photos: Cleaning Up After Flooding in Dove Springs, Onion Creek Video: Dove Springs Students Find Discipline Inside the Boxing Ring http://kut.org/post/video-dove-springs-students-find-discipline-inside-boxing-ring <p><object height="25" width="100%"><param name="movie" value="https://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/116922891&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;player_type=tiny" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="wmode" value="transparent" /><embed allowscriptaccess="always" height="25" src="https://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/116922891&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;player_type=tiny" width="100%" wmode="transparent"></embed></object></p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Kate McGee & Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon 9015 at http://kut.org Video: Dove Springs Students Find Discipline Inside the Boxing Ring Video: Will New City Council Bring Real Change to Dove Springs? http://kut.org/post/video-will-new-city-council-bring-real-change-dove-springs <p>http://youtu.be/21iCW1-Z1L0</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Out of a population of 24,000, who will be the one person to represent Dove Springs?</span></p><p>Last November, Austin voters agreed to adopt a geographic form of city government: one mayor and 10 districts with one council member each.</p><p>Advocates for geographic representation argue the old way left large parts of Austin unrepresented. The seven members of the current Austin City Council all live north of Lady Bird Lake, and close to the city’s core.</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F110228956" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 19:28:35 +0000 Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon & Joy Diaz 8694 at http://kut.org Photos: Protests at the Capitol (Updated) http://kut.org/post/photos-protests-capitol-updated <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As the Texas Legislature's second special session begins, protestors have descended upon the Capitol to demonstrate both for and against new abortion restrictions that lawmakers will consider. Abortion rights advocates and anti-abortion protestors have been milling around the Capitol to let lawmakers know where, and with which side, they stand.</span></p><p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 20:59:22 +0000 Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon & Veronica Zaragovia & Gabriel Cristóver Pérez 8259 at http://kut.org Photos: Protests at the Capitol (Updated) Video: Austin Celebrates National Bike to Work Day http://kut.org/post/video-austin-celebrates-national-bike-work-day <p><object height="254" width="451"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/RLKu6tCHN24?hl=en_US&amp;showinfo=0"><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"><embed allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always" height="254" src="http://www.youtube.com/v/RLKu6tCHN24?hl=en_US&amp;showinfo=0" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="451"></object></p><p>You may have noticed more bikes on Austin roads today. That’s because it’s the annual <a href="http://biketoworkaustin.org">Bike to Work Day</a> across the country.</p> Fri, 17 May 2013 17:49:12 +0000 Marissa Barnett & Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon 7780 at http://kut.org Video: Austin Celebrates National Bike to Work Day Video: Austin Celebrates MLK Day Parade on UT Campus http://kut.org/post/video-austin-celebrates-mlk-day-parade-ut-campus <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/RAA5R7nctAk" width="448"></iframe></p><p></p><p>Austinites gathered on University of Texas campus&nbsp;today to remember the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.&nbsp;in the annual parade to honor the civil rights leader's legacy.</p><p>Participants in the&nbsp;march&nbsp;started at the MLK statue on the UT Campus, then made their way to the State Capitol to hear a performance by&nbsp;the Sweet Home Baptist Church Choir from Round Rock, and concluded with a festival at Huston-Tillotson University.</p> Mon, 21 Jan 2013 23:20:59 +0000 Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon 6278 at http://kut.org