San Diego is everything Austin wants to be: livable, transit-oriented, pedestrian-friendly, and downtown-centric. But will tools that worked in the nation's largest border and military base town translate to Central Texas?
Candidates lining up for city council races; things are heating up in the district 48 race; the austin police association is not happy with the manner in which chief stan knee has picked his assistant chiefs, and the jesus video is being mailed to every texas household.
The latest public hearing on the proposed Longhorn pipeline through south Austin brings out 2,000 protesters and a few supporters to speak the gas pipeline, whose environmental impact is being debated.
The annual Austin Environmental Directory includes, for the first time, a report card rating Austin's environmental record. The outlook looks dismal on the surface, but the verdict isn't all doom and gloom.
Planning Commission and two council members consider measures to reduce commercial noise pollution near residential land; Vista Ridge PUD developer negotiates compromise agreement on its single-family development overlooking Bull Creek.
R.O.'s Outpost, 17 miles west of Austin in the Hill Country, serves the kind of food, reviewer Mick Vann reports, that "the old folks grew up on, and the kind rarely found these days in our modern, fast-food, a-go-go world."
While the rest of the nation was rallying around the flag, screenwriter and director Sturges was spitting out a series of rapid-fire Hollywood comedies that showed untruth, injustice, inequality, corruption, chicanery, and illicit sex running rampant across this land from sea to shining sea.
Television's millennial celebrations may have been short on crises, but they were long on global partying; also, the latest in midseason changes, including the addition of a quirky new show called Malcolm in the Middle.