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City Offers $10 Million to County for Palm School
Eight months and an election later, the city has finally responded to Travis County's offer to sell the historic Palm School property at I-35 and Cesar Chavez, with a $10 million counterproposal.

7:30PM Fri. Feb. 21, Mike Clark-Madison Read More | Comment »

Family Confirms Brenden "Chameleon" Foster’s Passing
A public information officer for the Travis County Sheriff’s Office confirmed to The Austin Chronicle this morning that the body of then-unidentified male had been found in the water near Hippie Hollow. This afternoon, Foster's sister, Queen Deelah, confirmed via Facebook that the body was that of her missing brother, Brenden Foster.

4:48PM Fri. Feb. 21, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

This Week on The Austin Chronicle Show: The Dirt on Compost
Reporter Lina Fisher and Food Editor Jessi Cape join me this week to discuss Lina's cover story about how composting fits into the city's goal of zero waste by 2040.

3:30PM Fri. Feb. 21 Read More | Comment »

Council Recap: It's a Long Way From City Hall to the Landfill
With relatively little friction on the dais, City Council at its Thursday, Feb. 20, meeting inched forward on a few important issues -including a potential deal with the University of Texas for the Lions Municipal Golf Course and preliminary approval to new housing at the former Graffiti Park.

12:15PM Fri. Feb. 21, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

Council Recap: It's a Long Way From City Hall to the Landfill
A Numbers Game in County Court at Law No. 4
A central issue in the County Court at Law No. 4 judicial campaign is the “backlog” of cases. The Tanisa Jeffers campaign sent the Chronicle a page of court statistics misrepresenting the current trial numbers, insisting they showed the backlog had grown. Jeffers now insists it was an innocent mistake.

9:00AM Fri. Feb. 21, Michael King Read More | Comment »

Paul Cruz to Step Down as Austin Schools Chief
After six years at the helm, Paul Cruz will resign as superintendent of the Austin Independent School District, per an announcement posted on the district’s website Wednesday evening, Feb. 19.

8:45PM Wed. Feb. 19, Austin Sanders Read More | Comment »

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Kirk Watson Begins His Long Goodbye
As he began his transition from partisan player into Elder Statesman, state Sen. Kirk Watson, D-Austin, was reflective with the local press corps at the Texas Capitol after the news broke of his resignation to lead the University of Houston’s new Hobby School of Public Affairs.

4:30PM Tue. Feb. 18, Mike Clark-Madison Read More | Comment »

Right Wing Texas State Board of Education Looks to the Left
The Texas State Board of Education, a perennial hotbed of right-wing ideology and clownery, could see a major political shift this election cycle, with four Republicans departing and four incumbents facing challenges.

2:45PM Tue. Feb. 18, Mary Tuma Read More | Comment »

The Latest on Local Singer Chameleon Foster's Disappearance
It has been 13 days since 25-year-old Brenden "Chameleon" Foster was seen at Hippie Hollow. Despite land, water, and air searches by officials, the local singer is still missing.

2:15PM Tue. Feb. 18, Jessi Cape and Rachel Rascoe Read More | Comment »

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