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Happy Friday, neighbors! Let’s get you all caught up to start today off on an informed note.

First, today’s weather:

Clearing and cooler. High: 56 Low: 34.

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Here are the top stories in North Austin-Pflugerville today:

  1. The Travis County Sheriff’s Office is searching for 38-year-old Camerina Trujilo Perez, who went missing from Pflugerville on Tuesday, Jan. 25, at 4 a.m. They describe her as a white female, 5′ 05″ tall, 130 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen at the 21400 Block of Derby Day Avenue and “was in a 2014 Blue Chevrolet Sonic Texas license plate FZH-0400 or in a 2014 Black Toyota Tundra with Texas license plate CVH-2575.” Police are also looking for 35-year-old Luis Montes in connection to her abduction. “He is described as a white male, 6’01” tall, 220 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes.” If you have any information or tips, please call the Travis County Sheriff’s Office at 512-974-0845. (KEYE TV CBS Austin)
  2. 15 new businesses are now open or are coming soon to Pflugerville and surrounding areas. They include “beauty studios, health care clinics, liquor stores, coffee shops, retail stores and restaurants.” Also, several commercial projects were filed through the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. Learn more about those and check out the new local spots by visiting: (Community Impact Newspaper)
  3. Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year, begins on Tuesday, Feb. 1. It is celebrated in various countries such as China, Vietnam, Korea, and Taiwan, and it honors the Year of the Tiger. During that time, families gather to celebrate with parties, dances, food and money-stuffed red envelopes. In the Austin areas, restaurants will celebrate by “offering all sorts of markets, parties, and takeout food and drink specials!” The venues ask that guests please follow COVID-19 measures and wear a mask, and they encourage to tip well. LOL! For a list of restaurants where you can ring in the Lunar New Year, please visit: (Eater Austin)

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Today in North Austin-Pflugerville:

  • “Unsilenced” Movie Screening in Pflugerville at Cinemark 20 and XD. (Noon)
  • Boys/Girls Bball v. Cedar Creek at Hendrickson High School. (5 p.m.)
  • Art ExtravaganZAZA at The Avenue. (8 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • “Cheers for our Kenyan librarian, Victoria, who meets with all students in Ewauso Girls Secondary each week! The library looks beautiful.” (Facebook)
  • “Happy birthday Ms. Brown (2nd grade), at Ruth Barron Elementary! May you have a wonderful day with your loved ones!” (Facebook)
  • That’s the look of a proud First Grade AUTHOR at Pflugerville ISD Wieland Elementary! We love when our students share their writing! #alwayslearning #alwaysgrowing #wielandes.” (Facebook)
  • Winter can be tough on community members who don’t have access to proper winter gear. Girl Scouts of Central Texas Daisy Troop 46142 is making winter a little easier for others by collecting new and gently used hats, coats, winter accessories, and toys for @RoundRockISDFamilies in Transition (FiT)/ Homeless Education Program. #GirlScoutsRock.” (Instagram)

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Gabriela Couvillion

About me: I’m an active mom of two grown sons and lifelong San Antonio resident. I received a BA in Spanish from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and in my free time I immerse myself in creative writing. Thanks for reading Patch, and feel free to reach out if you have any news and happenings you think may appeal to our readers!

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