Emmy award winning Anchor/Reporter/Photographer/Editor, KVUE-TV, UNC Chapel Hill grad, college sports fan, penny pincher, mom, wife. tgruca@kvue.com
Rock'n River Water Park in Round Rock is set to open Sunday -- as @GovAbbott gives the go ahead for other water parks to open starting this weekend. Too early or about time? @KVUE roundrocktexas.gov/departments/pa…
First day back to work now that school is out and it is super quiet in my house. Dare I say that I miss the sound of children asking for help while I’m trying to work? @KVUE https://t.co/oA3JyFMrZC
Remembering the Nearly 100,000 Lives Lost to Coronavirus in America - The New York Times nytimes.com/interactive/20…
RT @ArtAcevedo: On April 6, 2012, two little girls lost their father @Austin_Police Senior Police Officer Jaime Padron who paid the ultimat…
RT @TCParks: Arkansas Bend Park and Mansfield Dam Park are experiencing a large number of park visitors. In order to manage the safety of v…
Congratulations to all the graduates! #classof2020 twitter.com/texasfootball/…
So many berries, so few people. Perfect timing for our third trip to the strawberry farm #sweetberryfarms. https://t.co/wAgge6eBzB
Normally on a Friday night at this time I’m snuggled up in bed with the boys watching a movie or more than likely snoozing away. Tonight I’m joining @QuitaC_KVUE and @marielruizwx @KVUE . Hope you’ll join us! https://t.co/s1zB5UrjFB
Graduation is so different this year. If you have a great graduation story to share we'd love to hear it. #congratulations #classof2020 @KVUE twitter.com/gregfenves/sta…
RT @PattrikPerez: .@ladygaga & @ArianaGrande’s new music video was directed by @UTAustin grad @Rodriguez, whose production studios are base…
Bars, bingo halls and bowling alleys allowed to reopen today in Texas. Will you be going? Hope you'll join @QuitaC_KVUE and me tonight at 5, 6 and 10 @KVUE. https://t.co/V6wLDLkO1x
RT @aisdparents: Announcement: @CTXFoodBank will be providing free boxes of food today. See flyer for details. Anuncio: @CTXFoodBank pro…
Live from Walter E. Long park for midday. @AustinCityParks requiring reservations now here Thursday through Sunday and this week for Memorial Day. We will talk about some of the off beaten trails you can check out @KVUE 11-12. https://t.co/UDahknZ8lK
JUST IN: @UTAustin will start fall semester as scheduled August 26th through Thanksgiving then final exams for fall will be taken online. @KVUE twitter.com/gregfenves/sta…
RT @KVUE: ALBERT'S FAREWELL: It's Albert's last day with us at @KVUE and we wanted to make sure we all got to say goodbye! So, we arranged…
Missed the @KVUE parade because of a shoot, but stopped by to send @KVUEAlbert off with some reminders of Texas. We will miss you! https://t.co/tdlx7HeiYI
Masks made by local nurses for sale at mozartscoffee.com. Nine local nurses hired to keep making these - they are so popular. One of the many ways @MozartsCoffee is giving back. @KVUE https://t.co/N7oRvRUlDY
Shade, coffee, groceries and masks all at @MozartsCoffee . See how this locally owned business is expanding to stay alive during #Covid_19 at 11 @KVUE https://t.co/Rxc14Ob84x
Just serenaded by a two year old @MozartsCoffee. Day made! https://t.co/SdbqFzvvZY
We say goodbye to one of the most genuine, thoughtful and kind people we have ever had the pleasure of working with today. Please wish @KVUEAlbert well as he heads to Chicago. #misshimalready @KVUE twitter.com/kvue/status/12…
Live at @MozartsCoffee today for midday. So many of our locally owned small businesses have been working together during this pandemic to help each other survive. We will talk about how you have helped on @KVUE midday. #atxwx https://t.co/W1x7RsNcdq
Shade is coveted on days like this even for electronic devices. @KVUE hazards of the job include your electronics shutting down because they are too hot. https://t.co/AcZb4DgfIB
What you don’t see. @BrianBellTVNews works so hard to make these shows look good. Join us @KVUE https://t.co/u2bLenjEac
Live on South Congress today for midday. Busier than a few weeks ago here. We will talk with @AmysIceCreams CEO about helping local businesses. Hope you will tune in at 11 for @KVUE. https://t.co/ZNcI38VOMS
Sad to hear this over the weekend. @BluebonnetCafe owner John Kemper dies at 67 kvue.com/mobile/article… via @KVUE
How’s your Monday going? This sums up mine😳 ready to rewind to the weekend! https://t.co/o5prMfJuNH
People ready to be back at the gym on this first day back. We’re live at the @YMCAGWCTX for midday. Hope you can join us! @KVUE https://t.co/8DdS5Ee4Ur
More counties are beginning to allow people to be tested for #COVID19 even if they have no symptoms. Experts say you may test negative and later test positive. The tests are not always reliable, others want answers. So would you get tested if you didn't have symptoms? @KVUE
This is the real juggle. Kids math test due at noon. I’m on the air trying to make sure it’s turned in on time. #homeschoollife #anchorlife #workfromhomelife https://t.co/zD0qEYXthO
Some of the most memorable pictures of the day. @KVUE twitter.com/AFThunderbirds…
And then it’s feeding time and all is right with the world. #grateful for breaks like this! https://t.co/Fl519oNnvG
Always impressive to watch the @AFThunderbirds. Great way to honor frontline workers in Central Texas! @KVUE twitter.com/KVUE/status/12…
Today was a tough day in our house. So much school work and real world work - the struggle / juggle is real. Hope you all are hanging in there.
Wow - amazing look at the storm moving into our area earlier today. We'll show you some of the damage today @KVUE at 5,6 and 10. twitter.com/lizardelam/sta…
While @JasonM_KVUE and @marielruizwx are on air tracking storms @KVUE, I’m sharing some of the history of our area with some of our newer news staff. Bastrop County has had a lot to deal with in recent years - floods, fires, and now this. https://t.co/UgyjfrziF3
Video of tornado that touched down in Bastrop County today. Still an active weather scene there. @marielruizwx tracking the storms now @KVUE. twitter.com/JasonM_KVUE/st…
RT @JasonM_KVUE: THIS JUST IN: #Tornado video from Upton, TX near Smithville. Please take cover if you’re in this area! #atxwx #kvue @NWSSa…
Reports of road flooding in Bastrop County with these storms. Be safe. twitter.com/KVUE/status/12…
RT @JasonM_KVUE: HEADS UP #Austin: Two #tornado warnings in effect for #Bastrop in the Austin metro. Tune to @KVUE and @marielruizwx for th…
RT @SaldanaAustinTX: City of Austin's Bridge Loan Data: 1117 loan inquires, 22 loans were approved and 12 were denied. Avg. loan $31.8K. To…
Here comes the rain. Pouring in the #hillcountry. Our garden is so happy! @KVUE -#atxwx https://t.co/hEv7wAuADr
RT @KVUE: #ElonMusk says Tesla to move headquarters to Texas 'immediately', is it #Austin? kvue.com/article/money/…
RT @KVUE: Here are the latest Texas #coronavirus data from the Department of State Health Services. Numbers show Texas had its fewest "new…
RT @tplohetski: JUST IN: Police identify a man killed last week on runway of @AUStinAirport as 22-year-old Junin Ko. No other information r…
The most spoiled cows in the #hillcountry. While I work they enjoy snacks. My boys love feeding them. @kvue #workfromhomelife https://t.co/Apk7AYsVMv
If you only knew the hoops our @KVUE crews jump through to make these live shows possible and with as little equipment as possible. #Grateful for @BrianBellTVNews and @ScottGuest67 and our news crews back at the station and at home! https://t.co/62pgOD0Y5A
From breakfast to a day outside with my loves — happy Mother’s Day from our family to yours! #grateful #lovetheseboys https://t.co/wfY0gEu5qV
RT @tplohetski: BREAKING: Two Austin police officers found not guilty after a use-of-force incident, but fired, are getting reinstated by a…
RT @tplohetski: Clarification: The city order goes through the end of the month. The county order is in effect until June 15.
RT @tplohetski: This order has been extended until the end of the month.
RT @MollyAndAMic: ADLER: still encouraging people to stay at home and says it's still mandatory to wear face masks
Getting ready for a city of #Austin / Travis County press conference about stay home/ work safe orders that expire today while barbers and salons open for the first time in weeks. Join us @KVUE . https://t.co/19Sb7ojSSG
RT @ElArroyo_ATX: This #NationalNursesDay, we are sending all of our love and unspeakable gratitude to the nurses that are risking their li…
RT @GonzalesKristie: We’re honoring nurses today on @KVUE midday! Thank you to our frontline workers! #NursesDay @TerriG_KVUE @dellchildren…
Happy #NationalNursesDay and #NurseAppreciationWeek! We are grateful to all the healthcare heroes! https://t.co/aQG7Ss7YWq
Getting pretty dark in the Hill Country. Cooler temps on the way says @marielruizwx. Already feel it here. #atwx @KVUE https://t.co/mDMcuPK6Rk
Technical issues continue with city press conference so we will bring you an update at 5,6 and 10 @KVUE. Also follow @LuisdeLeon15 for updates.
May the 4th be with you! Yes it really can be starting today @disneyplus twitter.com/disneyplus/sta…
UPDATE: The city is having some audio issues where city and county leaders are expected to announce an extension to the stay home orders. We will bring you the information as soon as the issues are fixed @KVUE .
Standing by for 3:15 press conference from #Austin and Travis County leaders. They are expected to extend the "stay home" orders with modifications to comply with @GovAbbott's orders. You can watch @KVUE. https://t.co/us9LEhXcy6
RT @ScottGuest67: Thousands flock to Wimberley as Shops in downtown re-open. An anti-stay at home rally expected at 2p. #kvue #scottguest67…
Getting ready to go live from downtown Austin @KVUE . Are you getting out? https://t.co/6SezAlkoyt
Video from Washington state of a Tumbleweed tornado. twitter.com/mattmillsphoto…
Gracie is one of our #FiveWhoCare Winners @KVUE and she has collected thousands of pounds of food for years. If she can do it, so can we. #helpifyoucan twitter.com/GraciesCanGood…
While I anchor @KVUE at 5 it’s feeding time outside! https://t.co/TRheKLPers
The need is great. @CTXFoodBank needs help making sure all of these families get the food they need. If you can please donate. Your gift is doubled today! centraltexasfoodbank.org @KVUE https://t.co/oHyqcGtnea
Big news -- @TAMU, @TexasTech and @Baylor will reopen for fall. @KVUE twitter.com/KVUE/status/12…
@GovAbbott is giving permission for theatres, museums, restaurants and retail business to open - at only 25% capacity. If things go well occupancy can increase to 50%. What are you going to do?
Now: @GovAbbott : barber shops and hair salons still not allowed open. Hope to reopen sometime in mid May. @KVUE #COVID19
Now: @GovAbbott businesses that can open May 1: All retail, restaurants, museums, libraries - with the exception of those with hands on exhibits, churches, outdoor sports (4 people limit)- can reopen. Occupancy limited to 25%. Read full order here: gov.texas.gov/opentexas @KVUE
Now: @GovAbbott : 75%of deaths are 65 and older yet they are only 20% of all the #Covid19 cases in TX.
NOW: @GovAbbott: we will open TX businesses in phases. This Friday May 1. If goes smoothly phas two will open up May 18. @KVUE
@GovAbbott: we will open with safe standards. We’re not just going to open up and hope for the best. https://t.co/3nXVZ5UtqV
WATCH NOW: @GovAbbott speaking about efforts to restart TX economy. @KVUE twitter.com/KVUE/status/12…
RT @JeffJonesSports: "the time will come again when we will be able to be together, and we're all going to have an added appreciation for t…
Great farmers market at #Smythwickcastle in @MarbleFallsGov . Fresh produce, baked goods, pasta, honey, chocolates and more plus no lines. Doesn’t hurt that it’s also at my brother and sister-in-law’s castle which is so beautiful. https://t.co/egQyYKpX7M
Latest numbers about nursing homes via @bradrstreicher @KVUE https://t.co/FM2mYMnJ09
RT @JeffJonesSports: Greg Brown III is staying home and playing for Texas. He turned down offers from all over, AND a 6-figure deal in the…
This is my niece Katie. She's missing out on some special senior moments, so is my sister. This is hard on parents and students. So give a shout out to the seniors in your life so we can give them the recognition they deserve! #Congratulations! @KVUE https://t.co/T3Purm2gjC
Have a senior you'd like to honor - let us help. @KVUE kvue.slack.com/files/UH32Q7RD…
Small businesses - more help on the way. twitter.com/ABC/status/125…
Heroes among us. Thank you to all the nurses, doctors, first responders who are holding hands, sacrificing and caring for so many! #grateful @KVUE twitter.com/tplohetski/sta…
Struggling and juggling today. This guy has been struggling to focus so while logging, research in and writing today I’m also helping with school work. Hope we get it all done before bedtime 🤪#whocanrelate #workfromehome #homeschool @KVUE https://t.co/7VExRpmWXx
Nothing like having your computer freeze in the middle of a show and you are trying to remember the next story off the top of your head. #anchorproblems #workfromhome @KVUE https://t.co/OpcepRLJ7B
That @MollyAndAMic always delivers smiles to the @KVUE morning meeting. https://t.co/ThPWJUyJjY
We're standing by for @POTUS update. We'll bring it to you live @KVUE twitter.com/ABC/status/125…
RT @WilCoSheriffPIO: WCSO is investigating a series of criminal mischief incidents where barbed wire fencing is being cut by unknown person…
RT @WilCoSheriffPIO: ***UPDATE*** The suspect is in custody. Neighbors have been asked to shelter in place while APD Bomb Squad makes a det…
RT @WilCoSheriffPIO: Update: WCSO is responding to a home with possible explosives inside the garage. Law Enforcement is evacuating residen…
Another longtime Austin restaurant brewery calls it quits. #ICYMI bit.ly/3ez6EbV
Good info for small businesses still looking/ hoping for help. twitter.com/Inc/status/125…
They're a much better upgrade to the traditional bean bag chair. These are called #BigJoe. @amazon twitter.com/KVUEAlbert/sta…
I think all teachers are teachers of the year for helping keep us learning, but here is a look at @AustinISD's picks. #truth @KVUE twitter.com/KVUE/status/12…
While I get ready to make a rare appearance on the ten the boys are sleeping/ watching tv with dad. #anchorlife #WorkFromHome #TGIF @KVUE https://t.co/GH83Wtm7mu
Need help with your kids computer. This might help if your child attends @AustinISD @KVUE twitter.com/MariSalazarTV/…
School is out for the remainder of the year and now this from the @UIL. Guess most of us saw this coming, but makes me sad for the seniors who won't get to experience their final seasons. @KVUE twitter.com/uiltexas/statu…
 
 
 
 
 
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