Del Valle

Del Valle Community Coalition members Vanessa Fuentes, Susanna Woody and Tina Byram (left to right) distribute food at Del Valle High School on April 30. The coalition is aiding residents during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Patricia King, de 72 años, quiere ver una tienda de alimentos en su comunidad antes de morir.

King ha vivido en Del Valle, un área no incorporada en el sudeste del condado de Travis, desde la década de 1980. Aunque ha crecido a lo largo de los años, y el supermercado H-E-B compró un terreno allí en 2016, todavía no ha visto a una tienda de alimentos abrirse camino en esta zona.

Del Valle Community Coalition members Vanessa Fuentes, Susanna Woody and Tina Byram (left to right) distribute food at Del Valle High School on April 30. The coalition is aiding residents during the coronavirus pandemic.
Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT

Seventy-two-year-old Patricia King wants to see a grocery store in her community before she dies.

King has lived in Del Valle, an unincorporated area in southeastern Travis County, since the 1980s. Though it has grown over the years, and H-E-B purchased a tract of land there in 2016, she’s yet to see a store break ground. 

Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT

Residents of the Stony Point neighborhood are still reeling after the Bastrop County Sheriff’s Department turned roughly a dozen members of the community over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) late last month.

Gabriel C. Pérez / KUT

This post has been updated.

Religious leaders say residents of a Del Valle neighborhood are feeling targeted after more than a dozen people were turned over to immigration officials during a Bastrop County traffic sting last month.

Miguel Gutierrez Jr. / KUT

For years, residents of Del Valle have been asking city leaders to bring a grocery store to their neighborhood. But it hasn’t happened. So why is it so hard to do?


View Proposed Roads Near F1 Racetrack in a larger map

Update: Travis County Commissioners have agreed to fund the construction of a new road in Del Valle near the Circuit of the Americas track using non-taxpayer approved bonds. Commissioner Margaret Gomez, who represents the area where the road will be built, says the project is critical for economic development.

A car accident involving a school bus in Del Valle sent 16 people to hospital, KVUE reports. Thirteen of them were students. The other three were in other vehicles involved in the crash.  Fifty-seven students were on the bus at the time, according to KXAN

KEYE tweets that Del Valle ISD says the bus was rear ended.