Travis County GOP Chair Alan Sager is considering organizing a petition drive to recall Kirk Waston and City Council; Jerry Rusthoven is Jackie Gooman's new aide; Linda Dailey is Danny Thomas' aide; Will Wynn has hired Frank Kopic as his executive secretary; Kristen Vassallo leaves Bill Spelman's office to become Kirk Watson's chief of staff; Smithville residents are opposed to zoning change
Intel secures $15 million in incentives to locate its facility downtown, saying only $2.5 million of that consists of actual "incentives"; the council votes to annex the property owned by the Regents School, whose sports facilities have annoyed neighbors in the nearby Travis Country subdivision.
Southwestern Bell and Time Warner push Jump.Net and other small Internet service providers out of the Austin market with anti-competitive pricing schemes.
BY LEE NICHOLS
Will Travel for Food
Whether it's a weekend getaway to the Alamo City, a fishing excursion to Rockport down on the coast, or a peachy drive through the Hill Country, restaurant-wise, Chronicle food writers have mapped the state to provide ideas for roadside dining this summer.
Even after 23 years, Austin's favorite musical comedy group, Esther's Follies, is still lively, still spirited, and the perpetual briskness and animation, the audaciousness and cheeky style, rub off on you, so that every visit is rejuvenating.