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Mayor Adler in Hip-Hop Video About High School Math
It’s not every day that a City Council work session kicks off at the same exact time that the mayor begins promoting his debut feature in a hip-hop music video, but that’s evidently the case this morning.

11:10AM Tue. Oct. 10, Chase Hoffberger Read More | Comment »

Imagine Austin Five Years Later
Imagine Austin, the city’s comprehensive 30-year plan for an inclusive, safe, livable, affordable, accessible, engaged, and healthy Austin, turned five years old on June 15. To celebrate (albeit a bit late), city staff released a progress report of the work accomplished and challenges the effort has faced.

3:20PM Mon. Oct. 9, Sarah Marloff Read More | Comment »

Goodbye, Columbus
On Thursday, during an unusually brief and often recessed meeting, City Council amended the city’s campaign finance ordinance, moved to expand access to Austin Energy’s solar energy programs, condemned further display of Confederate memorials, and declared the second Monday of October “Indigenous Peoples’ Day.”

12:20PM Fri. Oct. 6, Michael King Read More | Comment »

Police Chief: ACL Fest Will Be “Safest Part of the City”
Late Monday afternoon, Austin Police Chief Brian Manley held a press conference to address safety concerns surrounding ACL Fest in the wake of Sunday’s mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, which left at least 58 dead and hundreds more wounded.

5:00PM Mon. Oct. 2, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

TIFs, TPIDs, and Puppy Love
One indicator of the rhythm of last week’s City Council meeting (Sept. 28) is that the juvenile curfew discussion – Item 103 on the 103-Item agenda – was set for a 6pm “time certain.” In the end, the formal motion didn’t hit the floor until just before midnight – although Mayor Steve Adler made a point of allowing younger Austinites a chance to testify earlier.

8:00AM Mon. Oct. 2, Michael King Read More | Comment »

"Repro Power" Takes Proactive Path in Reproductive Justice Fight
It’s almost become the norm in Texas that when reproductive justice groups gather in the public sphere it’s typically to rally against the Legislature’s latest attack on women’s health care.

1:40PM Thu. Sep. 28, Mary Tuma Read More | Comment »

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Harry Knowles Accused of Sexual Harassment
Harry Knowles, one of the most recognizable figures in the Austin film community for the last two decades as a founder of the Ain't It Cool News website, has faced serious professional consequences – although no legal issues yet – after allegations from peers this week of sexual harassment.

12:01PM Wed. Sep. 27, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Anti-Choice Group Hit With State, Criminal Complaints
A government watchdog is taking aim at an anti-choice group that won millions from state coffers.

3:45PM Tue. Sep. 26, Mary Tuma Read More | Comment »

Car2Go 2 Go All Benz
Operating as a subsidiary of Mercedes-Benz made it possible for Car2Go, the mobile car-sharing company built on the back of its stodgy fleet of blue and white Smart cars, to introduce a pilot program in February of sleek sedans and SUVs into the Austin market.

12:00PM Tue. Sep. 26, Nina Hernandez Read More | Comment »

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