Local Insights

Every year the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area help serve over 12,000 youth that do not have access to free, full time out of school time programming and activities. The 29 clubs in Austin provide kids, ages 6-18, "with hope and opportunity to grow into healthy...
I know it's hard to believe, but a LOT of you Austinites drive like drunken donkeys. Have you forgotten that you're getting behind the wheel of what's basically a moving metal missile? This year we're over 30 fatalities on our roadways due to aggressive driving like tailgating,...
follow @BDOEROCKS listen live 10a-3p Scott Prinsen, Public Information Specialist for Watershed Protection Deptartment of the City of Austin, stopped by Local Insights to tell all you Rowdy Rockers how to stay safe in flash flood situations. El Nino is headed our way, and Scott...
Did you know CASA speaks up for over 2,500 Central Texas children who’ve been abused or neglected? You can help these children, our next generation, have a sense of normalcy in a world of courtroom appointments and rotating 'homes'. Registration is open for the CASA Superhero...
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area have been helping kids that have a challenging past for decades. The programs that BGC offer not only can change lives, but the kids who are part of the program say the BGC actually saved their lives. Coming up 8/6 , you have an...
Did you know that it's estimated over 350,000 Texans have Alzheimer's? If you've ever had a family member go through this degenerative and debilitating disease, you know how alone and helpless you might feel. Alzheimer's Texas is a nonprofit that is here for individuals...
Mike Thompson , FOUR time crusher of cancer, stopped by my studio with delicious tacos AND news of the 20th LIVESTRONG Challenge Austin. Registration is NOW open for the huge fundraising event going down in Austin, October 16th. Get your team together, get registered, and start...
follow @ BDOEROCKS listen live 10a-3p AIDS Services of Austin helps over 6,000 Central Texans affected by HIV and AIDS. Their mission is to 'enhance the health and well-being of those affected by HIV and AIDS, and empower the community to live healthier lives, free of stigma."...
follow @ BDOEROCKS listen live 10a-3p Did you know 50% of Veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder will refuse to seek treatment? Did you know that suicide is the #1 cause of death for U.S. troops? Our U.S. Military Veterans deserve more. Why has PTSD been swept...