The City Council moves forward with Austin's regional transportation plan, but assures neighbors of road-widening projects proposed in the plan that they, not the state of Texas, have the authority to decide what gets built and when.
If you're like me, Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood writes in this week's Food-o-File, and wondered why April came and went without the usual anti-hunger fundraising dinner, here's the scoop on what's happening.
The arrangements were made, the interview set: Jerry Hall, one of the most glamorous and desirable women in the world, would be calling writer Stephen MacMillan Moser at home on his own telephone! And he waited. And waited. And waited
Editor Louis Black praises the Texas Film Commission's marriage of art and commerce, finds the Austin American-Statesman's coverage of George W. Bush's European trip untrustworthy, and urges readers to vote in our annual "Best of Austin" poll.
My 9-year old son is very active and somewhat easily distracted, so much so that I worry his teachers will someday suggest Ritalin or some other medication to control his behavior. If he really is ADHD, are there alternatives?
Irvine Welsh's first novel 'Trainspotting' is one of the most successful first novels in recent history, but in this interview with Chronicle writer Marc Savlov, Welsh, whose new novel 'Glue' brings him to BookPeople on Monday, June 18, at 7pm, admits to thinking that "you had to be a bit strange to be a writer, to sit in your room, spending all this time with people that don't actually exist, you know?"
Believing the ChildrenIn 1992, Fran and Danny Keller were convicted of multiple counts of child sexual abuse at their Oak Hill day care center and sent to prison for 48 years. It's likely they were innocent. Indeed, it's very likely that no crime ever occurred – except an absurd and overzealous prosecution