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June 16, 2000

Volume 19, Number 42

news

  • A Matter of Trust

    Travis County Probation Program Gets SMART: Photos by Kenny Braun

    BY GREGORY GLOVER

  • Big River

    How healthy is Austin's Colorado River?

    BY DAN OKO

  • Room at the Inn

    Case Marianella homeless shelter provides a badly needed haven for homeless Spanish-speaking immigrants.

    BY ANNA HANKS

  • Naked City

    University of Texas employees will be staging a sickout to protest low pay and benefits; citizen planners in the East Cesar Chavez Neighborhood Planning Team are honored for their work; the Dawson Neighborhood Association tries to reach a compromise to keep Southwestern Bell from tearing down homes in their neighborhood; The Save Our Springs Alliance honors Brigid Shea as a "Barton Springs Hero"; Statesman political reporter Dylan Rivera leaves for Portland, Oregon.

    BY ERICA C. BARNETT

  • Council Watch

    Council reluctantly approves retail in the new city hall, with the stipulation that there be no gaudy storefronts on Second Street.

    BY KEVIN FULLERTON

food

  • Toying With Tradition

    Lots has changed of late at the Empanada Parlour, Rebecca Chastenet de Géry writes, but the restaurant's festive little pockets stuffed with spirited meat, vegetable, and fruit blends are as delicious as ever, and continue to enjoy a dedicated local following.

    BY REBECCA CHASTENET DÉ GERY

  • Food-o-File

    Virginia B. Wood updates readers on Austin's expanding Italian restaurants.

    BY VIRGINIA B. WOOD

  • The Coffeehouse Chronicles

    Cafe Mundi

    BY PABLEAUX JOHNSON

  • Second Helpings: Wedding Venues

    Chronicle Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood surveys local wedding venues.
  • Food Reviews

music

screens

the arts

columns

  • Page Two

    Reflecting on Alternatives

    BY LOUIS BLACK

  • Postmarks

    Our readers talk back.
  • Public Notice

    This week, to celebrate Father's Day, "Public Notice" makes room for daddies and implores dykes to check their boobies.

    BY KATE X MESSER

  • After a Fashion

    BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER

  • Day Trips

    BY GERALD E. MCLEOD

  • Mr. Smarty Pants

    BY MR. SMARTY PANTS

  • Coach's Corner

    Ray Lewis may not have committed murder, but he's hardly the wronged innocent that the media are now making him out to be.

    BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON

  • About AIDS

    Celebrate Father's Day and Benefit Kids with AIDS
  • The Luv Doc: Stick in the Mud

    How to be sober and not want to kill yourself

    Postmarks

    Letters to the editor, published daily

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