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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

Austin at Large: Mapping the Transition Zones
Ever so slowly, City Hall learns to govern without consensus
"...If you've been following Austin's effort to reform its broken and obsolete land use..."

May 3, 2019 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

UPDATED: Austin Police Department's Alarming Use of Force Rate
Injury-causing force used in over 900 traffic stops in 2018
"...Austin Police Chief Brian Manley told the Chronicle this afternoon..."

April 10, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

"Juntos/Together" Ties Austin's Activist Past and Present
Shedding light on action & initiatives by local minority communities
"...police brutality against minority community members, and a changing Austin landscape in response to gentrification are familiar recent headlines...."

March 28, 2018 Arts Post by Acacia Coronado

Is the City Dumping Longtime Tech Nonprofit Austin Free-Net for a Cali Company?
CM Pool punts vote to March 1 over "transparency" concerns
"...local community through digital literacy training that her organization, Austin Free-Net, would be losing its city contract to a..."

Feb. 23, 2018 News Post by Mary Tuma

Point Austin: The Amazon Invasion
We could handle another giant, but let's let 'em open their own wallets
"...By the time you read this, the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce will have submitted its confidential initial..."

Oct. 20, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Austin: City of Petitions
New Linda Curtis-fronted PAC has agendas for days
"...going too far, or not far enough, in revising Austin's zoning regulations ("Dueling Petitions on CodeNEXT," Sept. 12). Now..."

Sept. 22, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Point Austin: Inside the Whirlwind
From D.C. to Austin, a relentless political storm
"...a hill of beans in this crazy world." Substitute "Austin politics" for "three little people," and there's little wonder..."

July 14, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Summer Stock Agenda
The heat arrives with a litany of work for Austin and Austinites
"...or a sinister developers' weapon aimed at existing single-family neighborhoods. A bit more soberly, it appears to be an..."

June 30, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Austin Transportation Guide
How to get around Austin, with or without your own wheels
"...Editor's note: This post is from the long-ago, pre-scooter..."

March 3, 2017 Chronolog Post by Katie Walsh

ICE Raid in Austin?
Federal immigration agency rumored to be in town for roundup
"...coming in that ICE raids are taking place around Austin. Immigrant Services Network of Austin is directing those affected..."

Feb. 2, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Austin: “Strong, Unique, and Special”
“State of the City” emphasizes change, permanence, independence
"...Mayor Steve Adler, and the predictably upbeat speech declared Austin “strong,” “weird,” and “creative.” The capacity crowd was friendly..."

Jan. 30, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Getting Around Austin
Explore Downtown without a car and without getting lost
"...This year, the Austin Chronicle will host 2016 Association of Alternative Newsmedia at..."

June 22, 2016 AAN Post by Annamarya Scaccia

Ambiguous Oracle: Company’s New Austin Campus Displaces Longtime Residents
Legal group calls Oracle plan "a slap in the face" to low-income renters
" megafirm Oracle announced a major expansion plan for Austin...."

Dec. 29, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Austin Water Woes Continue
Austin Water and Austin Energy vow to secure third-party audits for meter reading and billing
"...Last Wednesday during a Public Utility Committee meeting, Austin Water Utility Director Greg Meszaros told members of Council..."

Nov. 27, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

When Is Austin Not “Austin”?
Debate flares over research on Black Austin diaspora
" responding to recent research reflecting the decline in Austin’s African-American population, even while the city's overall population is..."

Jan. 29, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Austin and the 7-10 Split
Candidates in west and west-central districts find common cause
"...When people first started talking about shifting Austin to single-member City Council districts, the logic was simple...."

July 22, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Mapping Difference
Voting picture suggests the next Austin politics
"...MoPac on the west to the East and Southeast Austin boxes – voted for the housing bonds, most by..."

Nov. 16, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Council To Imagine Imagine Austin
Plus SH 45, White Lodging, frat houses, and more
"...the mother of all planning issues – the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan – which kicks off with a public..."

June 15, 2012 News Feature by Amy Smith

Point Austin: Open Questions
Campaign questionnaires offer a window into the city's political obsessions
"...such a questionnaire that I learned, for example, that Austin artists should see it as their responsibility to balance..."

April 13, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Loss of Old Homes Fuels East Austin Debate
Juniper Street says goodbye to another old soul
"...    Central East Austin neighborhood residents are decrying the city's recent demolition of..."

June 17, 2011 News Feature by Amy Smith

Can Austin Be Reunited in One Congressional District?
Hearing on redistricting at 9am Thursday
"...too long ago – as recently as 2000 – Austin was represented by a single Congressman. Even after the..."

April 6, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

Point Austin: Stop Me If You've Heard This One
Can the mayor persuade Austin voters this is a real city?
"...I suppose it's a bit hyperbolic to compare Austin's serial flirtation with single-member districting to the labor of..."

Feb. 25, 2011 News Column by Michael King

Austin Not a Community but a Collection of Silos
" a collection of silos. Whether it is the Austin Neighborhoods Council or the unions representing various city services,..."

Dec. 3, 2010 Postmarks

Get Out Your Sun Hat and Grab a Pen: The AIA Austin Homes Tour Cranks Up
Runs October 2-3
"...again to honor our local talent pool in AIA Austin Homes Tour...."

Sept. 24, 2010 Design Post by Anne Harris

Move Austin Beyond Coal!
"...Nora Ankrum, for comprehensively covering the efforts to move Austin beyond coal [“AE's Coal Conundrum,” News, Nov. 20]. Sierra..."

Nov. 20, 2009 Postmarks

Austin Coke Traffickers in Federal Pokey
Chief Art Acevedo takes sideways shot at Travis Co. attitudes towards drugs
"...Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo said Wednesday that an uptick..."

June 5, 2009 News Post by Jordan Smith

Point Austin: A Grain of Salt
Do endorsements really matter?
"...This week, thanks to Wells Dunbar, we have a..."

March 21, 2008 News Column by Michael King

BATPAC Swoops Into Austin
POW! SOCK! BATPAC comes out fighting.
"...Da-nah-nuh-nah-nuh-nah-nuh-nah-nuh! BATPAC! The somewhat dubiously dubbed BATPAC, or Better Austin Today political action committee makes their inaugural appearance today..."

Jan. 8, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Point Austin: Here They Come!
With the November kickoff approaching, the municipal candidates begin to emerge
" already in play, with Laura Morrison of the Austin Neighborhoods Council facing off against former council aide Robin..."

Oct. 12, 2007 News Column by Michael King

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