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City of Austin "Major Events" Roster
The city lists over 400 days’ worth of events from the Commitment Day 5K on Jan. 1 to the New Year’s Celebration on Dec. 31. The full list is posted here.
"...(every Saturday)2/16/20132/16/2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Launch _ Brazos Hall2/16/20132/25/2013 Austin Livestrong Marathon2/17/20132/17/2013 March for Humane Immigration Reform2/22/20132/22/2013 Boys and..."

July 12, 2013 News Feature

'Statesman' Drops a Turd
Decision to censor 'Doonesbury' strip annoys the crap out of daily's readers
"...Hoping to pick Austin's moral fiber out of the dung heap, Austin American-Statesman..."

Aug. 5, 2005 News Feature by Kevin Brass

'Statesman' Gets Creative
'Statesman' explores new ways to spark circulation and revenue, often taking a pickax to traditional Ad-Editorial boundaries in the process
"...facing the modern daily newspaper. He simply wants the Austin American-Statesman to stop dumping a red-bagged copy of the..."

April 29, 2005 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Media Watch: 'Statesman' Off the Market
After entering final negotiations to sell the paper, Cox Newspapers walks away from the table
"...in the final stages of negotiations to sell the Austin American-Statesman when management abruptly reversed course and took the..."

Aug. 14, 2009 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Point Austin: Special Treatment
The Statesman goes after Glen Maxey – and gays, and the mentally ill
"...been buffeted among emergency rooms and jail and the Austin State Hospital while the authorities tried to determine what..."

Feb. 8, 2008 News Column by Michael King

City vs. Statesman: Futrell Comes Out Swinging at the Springs
City and state experts contest the Statesman's hair-raising allegations of toxic pollution at Barton Springs.
"...hair-raising report published in that morning's edition of the Austin American-Statesman: that cancer-causing pollutants had rendered the pool unsafe..."

Jan. 24, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Point Austin: Hard Times at the Statesman
The new owners start cutting, and the bleeding begins
"...The shoes have begun to drop at the Austin American-Statesman. Most prominently, on Monday Publisher Susie Biehle and..."

Aug. 31, 2018 News Column by Michael King

'Statesman' Buys In Fact Daily
Austin's daily buys online political newsletter
"...newsletter, In Fact Daily, had been sold to the Austin American-Statesman for an undisclosed sum. Clifton announced the sale..."

April 2, 2010 News Feature by Michael King

Media Watch: 'Statesman' to Go Platinum?
Equity firm specializing in 'distressed' properties looking at Austin daily
"...equity firm emerged as a front-runner to buy the Austin American-Statesman. No details were available on Platinum Equity's deal..."

April 3, 2009 News Feature by Kevin Brass

No N***az in the 'Statesman'
The daily keeps 'Boondocks' away from gentle readers
"...so much as an apologetic note to readers, the Austin American-Statesman's editors/humor police last week refused to run a..."

Oct. 1, 2004 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Statesman Falls Off Its Bike
Statesman bungles a report about a local traffic incident
"...read the Metro & State Roundup section of Saturday's Austin American-Statesman (Sept. 29) you might be under the impression..."

Oct. 5, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Far East Fest – Austin Asian Food Festival 2019
"...(year one was held on the grounds of the Austin-American Statesman). About 2,900 foodies braved frigid temperatures to sample..."

Feb. 14, 2019 Photo Gallery

It’s Official: Statesman Sold to GateHouse
Local daily goes to new media giant for $47.5 million
"...mum following Nieman Lab's late February report that the Austin American-States­man had been sold to New York-based GateHouse Media,..."

March 9, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Point Austin: Board Games
The AISD trustees play superintendent poker – by uneven rules
"...That said, the Austin Independent School District board of trustees seems to have..."

Feb. 27, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Reading the Roots
They came, they saw, they blogged
"...That remained very much an open question. As at..."

July 25, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Blue Spectre
The 'Statesman' discovers a sinister plot to take control of city government. The culprits? Those union goons, of course
"...A spectre is haunting Austin...."

June 30, 2006 News Column by Michael King

The Statesman ... Files a Motion
The Statesman files a restraining order for the Enlow arbitration
"...response to a petition filed by attorneys for the Austin American-Statesman one hour before court recessed on Friday. Critics..."

Sept. 27, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

City Hall Hustle: Who reads the 'Statesman'? Not its editors.
Statesman lets its bias show
"...capacity, reverse engineering is a technique familiar to regular Austin American-Statesman readers: A scribe is assigned a topic, the..."

March 13, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Statesman Sold (We're Told)
Daily paper could go to GateHouse Media
"...According to Nieman Lab, GateHouse Media has purchased the Austin American-Statesman, which went up for sale last year by..."

March 2, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Not Very Statesman-like
The daily of record's release of Jeanne Claire van Ryzin, its only full-time arts critic, isn't getting good reviews
"...about the lack of support for the arts in Austin that is so pervasive at openings and afterparties that..."

Dec. 23, 2016 Arts Feature by Seth Orion Schwaiger

Point Austin: Only a Few More Days
The campaigns last forever, and the battles never end
"...Texas), you can review the Chronicle's endorsements, or visit austinchronicle.com/elections. Unsurprisingly, we're more knowledgeable on local races than statewides..."

Nov. 4, 2016 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Oppel vs. Chomsky
On seeing the world through blood-drenched eyes
"...claims of bias in Middle East reporting," July 23, Austin American-Statesman) In his heart of hearts, I'm sure Oppel..."

Aug. 11, 2006 News Column by Michael King

City Hall: Yes, Austin, Barton Springs Is Still Safe
One more time: City, state, and federal experts refute rash Statesman claims about Barton Springs pollution
"...Barton Springs Pool "a little healing." Last week, the Austin American-Statesman turned McClintock into a whipping post in its..."

April 4, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Statesman Says Farewell to Longtime Staffers
The purge is on
"...This week the Austin American-Statesman announced that the incoming publisher – to succeed..."

Sept. 7, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Woodward and Bernstein Make 'Statesman' Editor Squirm
Legendary reporters who broke Watergate story question Oppel's role at Statesman, opinion on confidential sources
"...Rich Oppel, editor of the Austin American-Statesman, came under criticism Friday from none other than..."

March 30, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

TV Storm Surge ... and the Demanding Life of a 'Statesman' Editor
What would we do without TV during a storm?
"...With a storm of biblical proportions barreling toward Austin Wednesday night, the National Weather Service triggered the emergency..."

May 23, 2008 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
A slow summer news week means we get to take some well-deserved potshots.
"...the agency. (Funny, they never say that about the Austin Police Dept.) And while Cap Met is now turning..."

July 11, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

'Statesman' Slam
That all ya' got?

June 12, 2009 News Feature by Kevin Brass

Point Austin: In Memoriam
How can we best honor those who have died in our names?
"...Chronicle we were dutifully grateful to be subject to Austin American-Statesman Managing Editor Debbie Hiott's Sunday op-ed (under the..."

May 29, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: A Few Thoughts About Taxes
You don't get what you won't pay for
"...sneer the editors. "Their arithmetic doesn't add up. If Austin voters approve the bonds, it will be new debt..."

Oct. 5, 2012 News Column by Michael King

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