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Point Austin: A Life of Quality
In the shadow of another tragedy, the city takes a step toward justice
"...With a minimum of fanfare or even debate – due only in part..."

July 1, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Naked City
"...School's Francis Auditorium, with a panel discussion featuring UT professor Craig Watkins, author of Representing: Hip Hop Culture and..."

April 25, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Return of the Prodigal Plans
Council checks in on several ongoing long-range planning efforts
"...A criticism regularly levied at the city involves its multitude of never-­ending planning efforts. But some..."

Nov. 19, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Tug of War
Changing Chamber Funds
"...Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau, rather than by the city's several minority chambers of commerce. In the past, the..."

Aug. 6, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

The Life and Times of Gus Garcia
City Council Member Gus Garcia retires after more than 30 years of public service
" say, "There is no end to the amount of good you can do if you don't seek the..."

June 2, 2000 News Feature by Daryl Slusher

The History of the LGBTQ Movement in Austin
From Stonewall to today, how Pride has progressed in our city
"...$1,500 was a lot of money in 1990. When the city of Austin required..."

Aug. 9, 2019 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from around Austin and beyond.
"...Quote of the Week: "Treaties make no sense. There is only..."

Sept. 19, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

City Hall Hustle: What's Your Incentive?
Citizens question the city's standards for drawing employers
"...More often than not, speakers before City Council reveal as much..."

Oct. 9, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Capital Metro's Labor Lowdown
StarTran makes its 'last, best, and final offer'
"...last bargaining session, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1091 rejected Capital Metro contractor StarTran's "last, best, and final offer" by..."

Nov. 18, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...believe more detailed planning should go into this type of project," Commissioner Stephen Rodi said Wednesday. The commission wants..."

Jan. 30, 1998 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...Quote of the Week "She made the state of Texas look..."

Sept. 22, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Quote of the Week"If she makes a decision on her own..."

Feb. 4, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
"...Quote of the Week "I knew we had a speaker. I..."

June 1, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Quote of the Week: "It's almost like sending your child off..."

Sept. 17, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Rest of the Dais
The candidates and issues of Places 2, 5, and 6
"...will be filled on May 9. Here's a summary of the candidates and the major issues in those races...."

May 1, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Quote of the Week: "I don't see anything wrong with the..."

Aug. 27, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Fade to Black
Black filmmakers take center stage at the inaugural Capital City Black Film Festival
"...This weekend, the Capital City Black Film Festival will become Austin's first film..."

Sept. 27, 2013 Screens Feature by Amy Gentry

GABC Pictures Black Austin
#iamblackaustin showcases a diversity of black Austinites
"...first asked to consider the top job at the Capital City African-American Chamber of Commerce, Natalie Cofield wasn't interested...."

Feb. 6, 2015 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

C'mon-a Our House
City Council to vote on resolution to grow LGBTQ tourism
" promote queer tourism and events comes before the City Council agenda...."

Jan. 23, 2014 Qmmunity Post by Lawrence Everett Forbes

Res publica
Citizens' calendar, Jan. 7-13
"...VAMOS A PLATICAR: PRESERVING OUR MEXICAN HISTORY A panel of historians, archivists, and other professionals discusses the importance of..."

Jan. 7, 2011 News Column

Civics 101

May 10, 2013 News Column

Point Austin: Doing the Right Thing
The city takes a small step toward racial reconciliation
"...Thus far, the best thing to come out of the ongoing public debate concerning the quality of life..."

June 3, 2005 News Column by Michael King

EZ Does It?
The city hopes HUD Empowerment Zones will bring in money for East Austin.
"...The city of Austin is hoping to cash in on some..."

Sept. 14, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Council Candidate Carousel
(in ballot order)
"...perennial than perpetual candidate, filing incessantly for any open office, from Congress downward. She derives a little ink therefrom..."

March 31, 2006 News Feature

Engineering Quality – and Equality
The African-American Quality of Life plan gets aired out; NAACP unsatisfied
"...are addressing tonight – we can call it 'quality of life' – is the end result of city-sanctioned and..."

Nov. 4, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Med School Campaign Goes High-Speed
The campaign for a UT-Austin medical school accelerates
"...the congressional, state, and judicial contests; and those handful of local elections (perhaps even a MUD or two), and..."

Oct. 12, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

QueerBomb/Pride Roundtable: Extended Remix
QueerBomb and Austin Pride meet for a roundtable
"...Members of QueerBomb, Austin's renegade counter-Pride, and members of the official..."

June 3, 2011 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Austin And the Wider World
State department visit puts global spotlight on tech center
"...Many Austinites already know that their city is one of the more truly international urban centers..."

May 19, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Dollars Down to Earth
1995-96 City Budget Shoots for Balance
"...floated to spend $30 million on a Palmer Auditorium retrofit, up to $100 million for a new city hall,..."

Sept. 8, 1995 News Feature

The Road to 10-1 ... Is Getting Crowded [Updated May 12]
As May money season opens, candidates blossom
"...No, the list of candidates for the new 10-1 City Council isn't as..."

May 2, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

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