Volume 20, Number 3
ON THE COVER:
Readers' and critics' favorites
A private health care consultant has improved efficiency at the county's primary health care clinics. Looming Medicaid cuts protenda new crisis.
BY KEVIN FULLERTON
Shane Phelps debates Ronnie Earle, Hyde Park Baptist gets go-ahead in the Quarries, KJFK changes formats and call letters
BY LOUIS DUBOSE
Joeseph Lieberman's corporate contributors, guacamole factories in Mexico, Starbucks bans local newspapers, pesticides in schools.
Welcome to our annual free-floating thought-association game.
BY LOUIS BLACK
Starbucks vs. the Chronicle: Who's zoomin' who?
Public Notice asks not what it can do for its community but what you can. This week features the second of a three-part list of Austin area Volunteer opportunities.
BY KATE X MESSER
Austin's Best Novelist
BY MICHAEL VENTURA
Nothing validates a scene like its own magazine.
BY STEPHEN MACMILLAN MOSER
Spinster frogs! Paunchy Filipinos! Miscreant ministers!
BY MR. SMARTY PANTS
Captain Daytrips announces his own annual Best of (in the daytripping vicinity of) Austin awards.
BY GERALD E. MCLEOD
The UT Longhorns have two very good quarterbacks, but it's a lie to say they're both starters. And in tennis, Venus and Serena Williams are making it look so easy, people may not recognize just what unique talents they really are.
BY ANDY "COACH" COTTON
Voyeurism can save your life!
BY SANDY BARTLETT
Letters to the editor, published daily