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Maxey Shows Moxie in Curious Bid for Tax Assessor
Glen Maxey defends his bid for tax assessor-collector
"...elect him to the job instead – the Texas Association of Counties Leadership Foundation comes out and says she's..."

Aug. 24, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

37th Street Lights
Will the elaborate holiday illuminations burn brighter or burn out?
"...Austin's electrified yuletide tradition – a shimmering strip of Christmas-light-laden..."

Dec. 22, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

TV Eye
For those of us nervously watching the erosion of civil liberties and human rights, the next film in the 'Independent Lens' series, 'Life Matters,' is something of a wistful homage to what seems to be of little value these days
"...by Simon. Picturesque New York street scenes and an apartment to die for are the best elements of this..."

Jan. 16, 2004 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Naked City
While the Beast makes small concessions, the mayor hints at hope for a negotiated settlement.
"...force reviewing a proposed Wal-Mart's impact on a South Austin neighborhood wrapped up the bulk of its work this..."

Sept. 26, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

City Pipeline Proposal: Too Weak?
Austin's draft pipeline ordinance isn't strong enough for activists.
"...Would Austin's proposed pipeline safety ordinance carry more bite had the..."

Oct. 25, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

How Many Villas = MF-6?
NUNA residents feel betrayed, but Villas supporters say the proposed apartment complex is better than the alternative.
"...evil robot from the next Star Wars episode, but Austin's code for "multi-family 6" zoning: a rarely applied standard..."

Jan. 25, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Dropping Out
Teachers Trade Low Pay for High Tech
"...about as rare as falafel sandwiches. But even the Austin Independent School District, which ranks near the top of..."

June 5, 1998 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...teach high school biology, something she's always done in Austin. Hadden says the Austin Independent School District had offered..."

Aug. 8, 1997 News Feature

Everyone Gets Naked
David Sedaris Interviewed
"...he had to quit his much-publicized gig with the apartment-cleaning service in order to finish his book. ( Just..."

June 20, 1997 Books Feature by Anne S. Lewis

Off the Desk:
"...for the pitch. Baseball is back in season in Austin, brought to you by some familiar faces in local..."

July 12, 1996 News Feature

Home, Sweet Home
(Or Slum, Slum, Slum?)
"...Austin desperately needs the product the work will provide: affordable..."

Feb. 16, 1996 News Feature by Robert Bryce

How to Raise Worker Wages
Organize, arrive, persist, persist, persist
"..."Wages are tough, Austin's expensive. What are we going to do?"..."

March 31, 2017 News Feature by Jack Craver

Elgin Agrarian Community Promises Co-op Living on the Blackland Prairie
“It’s like an urban twist on traditional farming.”
"...While it sounds like a parody of an Austin utopia, the development is real, and the first phase..."

Sept. 16, 2016 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Page Two: Sitting on the Dock of the Bay Watching the Tide Roll Away
The Chronicle at 35
"...is, but as it ought to be." Think about Austin in this context. [CinemaTexas Program Notes]..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Column by Louis Black

Naked City
"...Budgets, budgets, everywhere, and not a dime to spend..."

Aug. 6, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Special session? What special session? How quickly we forget,..."

May 21, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...or anyone else) to put term limits on the Austin ballot. The council itself voted it on. Politicians do..."

April 12, 2002 Column

No Man's Land
Substandard Conditions Are a Way of Life for Northridge Acres
"...than a block from his home, and the new apartments on the other side of the chainlink fence a..."

June 9, 2000 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

Naked City
Applications for the state's tax-credit housing allocations are in, and once again, Austin will have to compete with surrounding bedroom communities for affordable housing tax credits.
"...This year's applications for tax-credit apartment complexes are all in at the state housing agency,..."

May 19, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Council Watch
City lays out new housing program, Southpark Meadows goes for world-class venue, Zilker Neighborhood Association holds council candidates forum
"...evolution of Smart Growth, the initiative aims to make Austin more affordably livable -- thus curbing suburban sprawl --..."

April 28, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Pocketbook Politics
If Not Now, When?
"...with wages, coalition members say, that "typical" $516 one-bedroom apartment is out of reach for many low-wage workers in..."

Oct. 2, 1998 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Into the Woods
Cherrywood Neighbors' Journey of Change
"...cycles, and repeated demographic shifts, of these - East Austin? Central Austin? North Central East Austin? - districts. Compared..."

Feb. 27, 1998 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Squaring the Triangle
The Three Austins Collide at a Central-City Crossroads
"...sides match up with the three cities we call Austin -- the Capitol of Texas, the People's Republic, and..."

July 4, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Postmarks
Justice Denied
"...Another election has passed and Austin's Hispanic community, once again, comes out the loser. There..."

June 6, 1997 Column

Mind the Bullock
"...Triangle Park, is not in disagreement with the neighbor associations that have been meeting with the developer. We have..."

March 28, 1997 Column

Last September, Late Iron Age Sonic Architect Wade Allison Spoke About Composing a Crossover Metal Standard
Eighteen days after the death of Power Trip frontman we uncover an unseen interview with the late guitarist
"...The pioneering Austin metal act – a powerhouse fusion of complex thrash,..."

Sept. 25, 2020 Music Feature by Michael Toland

Headlines
"...the Plaza Saltillo TOD ordinance, more discussion of the Austin Energy long-term plan … and plenty more. "A Council's..."

Aug. 18, 2017 News Feature

CodeNEXT Marches On
Coding affordability
"...advocates and CodeNEXT consultants addressed the possibility of mitigating Austin housing prices under the work-in-progress revisions of the Land..."

May 12, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Norwood Found Guilty
Case closes on 1988 murder of Debra Baker
"...Louis Homer "Sonny" Wann, whose most direct and obvious association to the killings is that in 2011 he owned..."

Sept. 30, 2016 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Down the Rabbit Hole … Still [UPDATE]
City Council re-dives into short-term rentals … and hasn’t yet emerged
"...This morning's meeting opened with a lengthy statement from..."

Sept. 22, 2015 News Post by Michael King

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