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February 11, 2000

Volume 19, Number 24

features

  • Climbing the Family Tree

    Virginia Wood finds that with the help of U.S. census records, finding the roots of her family is possible.

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

news

  • Count Me In

    there's power in numbers with the census 2000 data.

    BY MIKE CLARK-MADISON

  • Courting the Vote

    Four democrats are running for two judicial races.

    BY AMY SMITH

  • Naked City

    Capital Metro hires Ann Richards; Linda Dailey decides against running for Place 6; three candidates : Raul Alvarez, Gloria Mata Pennington and Rafael Quintanilla are running for Place 2 on City Council
  • Council Watch

    Peace at Last? City, Gary Bradley Strike the Deal to End All Deals

    BY JENNY STAFF JOHNSON

food

  • Happy Trails

    Thirteen of Texas' Hill Country wineries, all within an easy drive of Austin, are uniting to create a two-day Valentine's celebration of love and wine February 12-13 in the Texas Hill Country Wine Trail. Wes Marshall provides the details on the participating wineries.

    BY WES MARSHALL

  • Reservations of Choice

    Chronicle food writers Wes Marshall, Rebecca Chastenet de Géry, Barbara Chisholm, and Mick Vann write about their favorite Valentine's dining experiences.
  • Food-o-File

    Austin's new pizza sellers, hints on how to find out of print cookbooks, ice cream novelties, and updates on the changes in Austin's restaurant scene.

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • Second Helpings: Sandwich Boards

music

screens

the arts

columns

  • Page Two

    Do not underestimate the power of the census.

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    SUVs are not sluggish, the Internet is not homogenous, and roads are not decongestants.
  • Public Notice

    Love, love, love. That's what it's all about. Yup, this week's column: You'll love it.

    BY KATE X MESSER

  • After a Fashion

    Black for every budget at South Lamar boutique Blackmail.

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    Perhaps it is the female opossum who requires shock-absorbing underwear.

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Coach's Corner

    The only remedy for your lard ass is a daily regemin of realism.

    BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

  • Day Trips

    A Valentine's weekend Hill Country winery tour.

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • About AIDS

    Unprotected oral sex may be riskier than previously thought.

    BY SANDY BARTLETT

  • The Luv Doc: Girl Farts

    She farts a lot

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

books