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Be It Flood or Fire, Austin Is Preparing for Disasters to Come
Austin residents must be prepared for hell or high water
"...issued what's called a red flag warning for the Austin and San Antonio metro areas, indicating increased wildfire risk..."

May 27, 2022 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Lake Austin Shoreline Shortcuts Raise Alarm
A new grassroots group aims to draw City Council's attention to environmental concerns of Lake Austin
"...and City Council candidates jockey for the votes of Austin's neighborhood coalitions and environmental groups, a new grassroots group..."

Jan. 30, 2009 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Was this election the end of an era?
"...Griffith, and maybe Linda Curtis, and Proposition 1, the Austin Fair Elections Act -- do our jobs too well,..."

May 10, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin’s Least-Loved Landfill May Be Poised to Grow Again
The other ACL: The Austin Community Landfill
"...near one of the state's most controversial dumps. The Austin Community Landfill actually lies next to its namesake city,..."

Jan. 18, 2019 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Point Austin: Raising the Bar
AMD opens its Lantana campus, and the questions continue
"...2,600 acres of lands and conservation easements in the watershed – pointed out that the nearby Freescale facility had..."

June 20, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Sending Out an SOS: Can the Fractured Austin Polis Find a Common Future?
"...last week with the launch of the LiveableCity campaign/coalition/movement, Austinites think the environment is important to our quality of..."

July 5, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin at Large: And Still, We Rise
Austin has liberated itself from exhausted narratives before. It's time to do it again.
"...June 7 was already an important date in Austin history. Now it deserves to be a civic holiday...."

June 12, 2020 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin At Large: Say Farewell to Greg Guernsey
An exit interview with Austin’s longtime planning chief
"...– that I'm leaving," says Greg Guernsey, director of Austin's Planning and Zoning Department since 2006 and a city-staff..."

July 12, 2019 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Christy Hays' Watershed Moment
One foot in Austin, one in Montana, the singer-songwriter jumps in with both on breakout River Swimmer
"...the property for $19,000, Hays planned to return to Austin for the winter but was diagnosed with Kienbock's disease,..."

July 20, 2018 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

The State of Austin Wine
Somms Under Fire lights up Austin's wine scene this month
"...The diversity of Austin's wine menus is no accident. The public's thirst for..."

Jan. 19, 2018 Food Feature by Tom Thornton

Imagine Austin Five Years Later
Progress report details wins, losses, path forward for 30-year plan
"...Imagine Austin, the city’s comprehensive 30-year plan for an inclusive, safe,..."

Oct. 9, 2017 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Amplify Austin 2015: Countdown to Giving
For 24 hours, Austin gives like it means it
"...begun in Central Texas. How do we know? Amplify Austin says so. Loud and clear...."

Feb. 24, 2015 Chronolog Post by Blake McCoy

Austin's Political Ecosystem
Swearingen's Environmental City tells the inner history of city politics
"...community groups and neighbors along the creek, Fish created Austin's first "hike-and-bike trail." Thanks to Lady Bird Johnson's admiration..."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Imagining Austin
Public forums begin on comprehensive and mobility planning
"...It's 2040 in Austin: Where should the city have absorbed new population growth..."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

A Walk in Austin's Shoes
Curious tidbits and Austin arcana
"...Every city has its idiosyncrasies, and here in Austin, we're especially attached to ours (to the point of..."

March 19, 2010 News Feature by the News Staff

Interview with Dr. Dana Cloud of Join the Impact - Austin
Super dangerous Dana Cloud talks about the march, the necessity for immediate action, and mucho mas.
"...UT-Austin’s Dr. Dana Cloud – once labelled “one of the..."

Oct. 9, 2009 Qmmunity Post by Frank J. Rivera

Point Austin: The Cost of Community
The city budget is where Austin decides how to live
"...failed to hit their marks. (On the other hand, Austin's growth and still-rising property values, very mixed blessings both,..."

Aug. 8, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: The Way We Were
In Austin's politics of nostalgia, the truth is a frequent casualty
"...the sort of time-warp two-step that so often marks Austin politics, as the Kim campaign attacked Shade for allegedly..."

May 2, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Cool Austin, Cool Planet
This Earth Day, the ambitious Austin Climate Protection Plan celebrates a first year of slow, quiet, but impressive progress
"...than a year – do you know where your Austin Climate Protection Plan is?..."

April 18, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Too Much Urban Development in Watershed Already
"...6] about the extensive development in the Barton Springs Watershed of the Edwards Aquifer, where rainfall runs off land..."

Jan. 10, 2006 Postmarks

Then There's This: Urban (Watershed) Legend
In reversal, city says new development must comply with SOS
"...this month, reversing a previous decision that less-restrictive urban watershed regulations would apply. (See "Then There's This: Overlooking the..."

March 14, 2014 News Column by Amy Smith

Watershed Redo
How redevelopment can save the springs ... or not
"...Austin, we still have a problem – the continued commercial..."

Nov. 2, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Bull Creek Watershed Map
"...The Bull Creek watershed is framed by four highways: Research Boulevard, Loop 360,..."

July 2, 1999 News Feature

Point Austin: Refighting the Last Wars
Prop. 1, Prop. 2, Saving Barton Springs ... and Everything Else
"..."Growing Together: How AMD Is Renewing Its Commitment to Austin" was "printed on recycled paper, using 30% post consumer..."

April 21, 2006 News Column by Michael King

As Austin Grows, So Does the Risk of Flood
Forget the 100-year storms. City flooding happens all the time, often right in your backyard.
"...Austinites remember the big floods – the expanding, treacherous storms..."

April 21, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Silicon Labs to Move Downtown, Out of Watershed
Company's decision to move was partly due to concerns about expanding in environmentally sensitive terrain
"...Inc.'s decision to move out of the Barton Springs watershed and into downtown...."

Dec. 9, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

A Watershed Year?
"...tract of land among many in the Barton Springs watershed that is slated for development. But the controversy surrounding..."

Feb. 6, 1998 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Point Austin: Saying 'No' to AMD
As the company moves forward, the culprits are wiping away their fingerprints
"...Advanced Micro Devices and its announced move to Southwest Austin, since those deep thinkers down at the Statesman declared..."

Dec. 23, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Austin's Waterloo
Taking a Walk along Waller
"...As long as there's been an Austin, the six miles of Waller Creek have been part..."

July 7, 1995 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Watershed AMD Saga Bulldozes On
A favorable City Council ruling brings development closer to reality
"...proposed Advanced Micro Devices campus in the Barton Springs watershed moved one step closer to becoming a reality this..."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

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