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Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...Bad Year for Press Freedom: Speaking of impunity, American journalist Evan Gershkovich woke up to his..."

April 5, 2024 News Feature

Public Notice: And Now for Something ...
Puppies are cuter than real estate statistics
"...So, I was going to write about the crazy Austin real estate market and the impossibility of building anything..."

Feb. 5, 2021 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...Entering 2021 in a "State of Emergency": Last week Austin Public Health announced Austin-Travis County..."

Jan. 1, 2021 News Feature

Central Texas Lawmakers Speak Out About the 86th Legislative Session
Interviews with the team representing 2.1 million Austin metro residents
"...chastened Senate (and lieutenant governor), and an awful lot of new faces, the Legislature faces many possible outcomes as..."

Jan. 4, 2019 News Feature by the News Staff

Headlines
"...regional air quality plan with the Capital Area Council of Governments. See "Unity in the Community," Nov. 23...."

Nov. 23, 2018 News Feature

Bondology
How does one schedule a bond? Very carefully, and with a lot of advance planning.
"...without voter approval, that investment never happens. With most Austin residents mulling whether to sign off on a billion..."

Oct. 27, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Public Notice: Ted Talks
AISD trustee lays it on the line about LBJ / LASA
"...The AISD Board of Trustees held a public hearing on Monday, Feb. 13,..."

Feb. 17, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Headlines
"...lab and Dallas County, the spay/neuter policy at the Austin Animal Center, and other items. Council will also cancel..."

Oct. 28, 2016 News Feature by the News Staff

Public Notice: Get Your Meeting On
A roundup of civic events to start the year off right
"...It's been a long, long couple of weeks. Family, holidays, travel, marathon football (and fútbol), sniffles,..."

Jan. 9, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Civics 101
"...No Phone use while driving Use of electronic handheld devices while operating a vehicle, including bicycles,..."

Jan. 2, 2015 News Column

Nov. 6 Elections: The 'Chronicle' Endorsements
"...The Chronicle editorial board (consisting of the News staff and Publisher Nick Barbaro) makes the..."

Oct. 19, 2012 News Feature

Time For A Spay/Neuter Ordinance
"...in hearing Troy Walters explain to the volunteers why Animal Services hasn't even asked the city to look into..."

Oct. 9, 2012 Postmarks

Headlines
"...(Thursday), with second and, potentially, third readings for approval of the Downtown Austin Plan, as well as possible approval..."

Nov. 11, 2011 News Feature

Event Menu
You had me at 'free crawfish'
"...food and drink specials, and doggy treats. Suggested donations of $25 benefit Animal Trustees of Austin. Saturday, June 11,..."

June 10, 2011 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Headlines
"...the continued sniffery surrounding the search for and release of members' e-mails and messages overshadowing anything of substance on..."

March 25, 2011 News Feature

Headlines
"...• It's election time again: voters in Austin ISD, Austin Community College district, and Del Valle, Eanes,..."

May 7, 2010 News Feature

Headlines
"...Gov. Rick Perry and Democrat Bill White both avoided run-offs in their March 2 party primaries. See more election..."

March 5, 2010 News Feature

Culture Flash!
Free tips on auditioning for musicals, and animals are artists, too
"...isn't just for humans anymore. Turns out a number of our four-footed companions have a gift for making art,..."

Feb. 19, 2010 Arts Column by Robert Faires

Texas to Officially Adopt QT
2010 Texas Film Hall of Fame inductees to include one glorious bastard
"...Well, close enough: The Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards will make Quentin Tarantino an Honorary Texan..."

Dec. 21, 2009 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...the night Sanders was shot and killed by APD Officer Leonardo Quin­ta­na. The dismissal ("pending further investigation") came as..."

Sept. 25, 2009 News Feature

Boards & Commissions
"...Here’s a list of 122 board and commission appointments made by City Council..."

Aug. 7, 2009 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens calendar, July 30-Aug. 6
"...JOHN LIPSCOMBE CAMPAIGN KICKOFF This isn't an endorsement – merely an assumption that..."

July 31, 2009 News Feature

Event Menu
Local food events, June 4-11
"...Opal Divine's Penn Field (3601 S. Congress, 707-0237) kicks off a summerlong fundraising campaign to benefit the Breast Cancer..."

June 5, 2009 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Luv Doc Recommends: Lyndon Lambert Memorial Easter Pet Parade Costume Contest
Jo's Coffee, Saturday, April 11, 2009
"...There weren't any huge inflatable cartoon characters, floats made of roses, or insightful commentary by Kathie Lee Gifford, but..."

April 10, 2009 Column by The Luv Doc

How Many Cats Did Austin Save Last Year?
By the numbers, shelter and animal advocate efforts show significant progress
"...What should the City Council – and Austin­ites generally – believe about the animal shelter and the..."

April 3, 2009 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

Austin's Animal Partnership Model: Get Engaged
Spotlighting a handful of the nearly 100 local organizations working together to save Austin's animals
"...A mantra reiterated by city staff and animal welfare partnership officials, again and again, is that there's..."

April 3, 2009 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

How They're Doing It
On the road to no-kill
"..."I definitely believe progress is being made. Of course, I would like it to be faster. Wouldn't..."

April 3, 2009 News Feature by Patricia J. Ruland

After a Fashion
Stephen has already tried burning it at both ends, so that's not it ...
"...disturbing, you may want to turn the page instead of reading it. This issue, frightening as it is, must..."

March 6, 2009 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

After a Fashion
Stephen has his hard hat; now all he needs is an Indian, a cowboy, an Army guy, and a motorcycle cop
"...DINNER It was all the fault of that dangerous blonde Jessica McMillen. The woman simply cannot..."

Feb. 13, 2009 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

The B&C List
"...Below is our subjective division of city boards and commissions into tiers, based on the..."

Jan. 30, 2009 News Feature

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