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City Council Endors-gasbord
Who's endorsing who for the five City Council seats up for grabs in November?
"...Editor's note: Go to the Chronicle's Election Central to..."

Oct. 14, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...last September -- shortly after the trio hurriedly left Austin -- in an attempt to sell his car, a..."

Aug. 16, 1996 News Feature

Shaking the Money Tree
The Sources Differ, But the Aim's the Same
"...underway with members of the East Sixth Street Community Association. If the two Place 5 city council runoff candidates..."

May 30, 1997 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Gift of Giving
Contribution & Expenditure Reports: July-December, '95
"...$2,500; Brown McCarroll & Oaks Hartline, law firm, $2,500; Austin Apartment Association PAC, $500; Austin Police PAC, $500; Southern..."

Feb. 2, 1996 News Column by Alex de Marban

Cracks in the System
Is the City's Minority Procurement Process Up to Par?
"...businesses -- requested that the city's profile of the Austin firm of Kirkwood & Hunter Enterprises be altered. He..."

Sept. 19, 1997 News Feature by Chris Walters

Place 2 Endorsements
"...Austin American-Statesman..."

April 25, 1997 News Feature

Place 5 Endorsements
"...Austin Hispanic Firefighters Association..."

April 18, 1997 News Feature

City Hall Hustle: Waste Not, Want Not
Council considers closing loopholes in recycling code
"...death panel. Despite the call to divert 90% of Austin's waste stream from landfills by 2040, apartments and condos..."

Nov. 5, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Down to the Wire
Election Wrap-up
"...sources -- notably Ken Rigsbee. As Circle C Homeowners Association Secretary/Treasurer, Rigsbee strongly supported the controversial settlement reached last..."

May 2, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Divorce, Alamo Style
From a small north-side apartment – via toney Rob Roy, a Hays County ranch, and several sojourns in jail – Janet Kennedy keeps fighting a battle featuring all the latest in family bitterness
"...County, where Janet's then husband Bobby Joe Kennedy, an Austin dermatologist, initiated the proceedings that would end the couple's..."

Aug. 26, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...making full use of existing railroad rights-of-way through East Austin, choosing instead to paint stripes and erect signs on..."

Feb. 28, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Southern Exposure
The 'Renaissance' of Far South Austin Pushes Upscale Development South of Stassney
"...sweltering afternoon a couple of weeks ago, three South Austin neighbors -- Hugh Moore and Mike and Annabelle Torrez..."

Sept. 8, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

10-1, Take Two
Five City Council incumbents up for re-election this November
"...attention-getting changes the first 10-1 City Council brought to Austin, there's a quieter one in the person of District..."

May 20, 2016 News Feature by Amy Kamp

Housing Ordinance Back in Effect – For Now
5th Circuit vacates previous order that halted the ordinance
"...housing opportunities – was put on hold when the Austin Apartment Association filed suit, arguing the ordinance unfairly forces..."

March 18, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Chamber Raises a Glass to WTP4
WTP4 supporters are a who's who collection of business interests
" building the plant or instead by utilizing the Austin Water Utility's resources toward greater conservation...."

Sept. 25, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Housing Blueprint Strategery
City Council works Merck, Housing Plan, Austin Oaks PUD
"...The City of Austin now has a proposed incentives agreement with Merck &..."

April 17, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Public Notice: Only Two Episodes Left
Plot twists and cliffhangers as Council approaches season finale
" thing everyone pretty much agrees on, it's that Austin needs to invest in a big transportation fix. The..."

June 17, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Who's Buying the Votes?
The C&E reports show whose money is funding which campaigns
"...contribution and expenditure reports filed May 5 with the Austin City Clerk, eight days before the May 13 election...."

May 12, 2006 News Feature by Michael King

Election Notes
The C&E reports show whose money is funding which campaigns
"...contribution and expenditure reports filed May 5 with the Austin City Clerk, eight days before the May 13 election...."

May 12, 2006 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere.
"...minor-child abortions and proposing a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriages.Austin Stories• It's bond pondering time – the city of..."

June 10, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

News Roundup: Endings and Beginnings
Out with the old City Council, in with the new
"...The Chronicle will provide live coverage of tomorrow's election..."

Dec. 15, 2014 News Post by the News Staff

Who's Backing Whom
"...information as possible, we’ve listed each candidate’s endorsements at We’ve gathered some of the more significant endorsements here...."

Oct. 31, 2014 News Feature

All This and Beer Too
Rumors of City Hall intrigue – and everybody goes home early
"...placed the reviews on the agenda. Afterward, the online Austin Monitor and KUT-FM reported that Spelman and CM Mike..."

April 21, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Home From Home
Austin opens arms to New Orleans 'guests,' longing to return
"...plucked them from the balcony of their New Orleans apartment, Lester Sampson and Irma Louis found themselves wandering around..."

Sept. 9, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

A Structural Problem
Family fights eviction from Georgian Acres apartment
"...Georgian Acres is not yet a fashionable part of Austin. But for Rocio Aguilar, her husband Yeyn, and their..."

April 15, 2016 News Feature by Amy Kamp

The 12th of Never
The dispute over one Eastside housing proposal reflects a larger Austin conflict
"...has something planned for 12th. Nevertheless, two nearby neighborhood associations are livid that a supportive housing proposal – including..."

Dec. 17, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Unsuspended Judgments
Battle lines drawn over the police shooting of Kevin Brown
"...At a press conference last week outside the Austin NAACP offices, the family of Kevin Brown, shot and..."

June 15, 2007 News Feature by Jordan Smith

A Parliament of Experts
Did 'expert testimony' convict an innocent woman of murder?
"...Mexican immigrant was called in unexpectedly to the Northwest Austin restaurant where she'd been working for almost five years,..."

Feb. 4, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Will Towering Condos Spring to City Approval?
Developers tout proposed high-rise as perfect fit for Downtown; neighbors aren't so sure
"...400-foot height – which would make Spring one of Austin's tallest buildings – has attracted much attention and controversy,..."

Oct. 21, 2005 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

North Central Blues
APD's new North Central Area Command force is bringing community policing to blighted north central neighborhoods
"...Backing up to the dump is a white apartment building wearing layers of graffiti that someone has tried..."

May 7, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

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