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Capital Metro Responds
"...Gavin ["Postmarks," Vol.16, No.51] about the UT Shuttle and Capital Metro:..."

Aug. 29, 1997 Column

Start It Up
At Austin Startup Week, money and a good idea may mean the next big thing in tech
"...of us call offices). The very notion of venture capital might seem antithetical to today's chilly economic climate, but..."

Sept. 2, 2011 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

The Daily Hustle: 9/30/10
Council in East Austin, by way of Dominican Republic
"...largely moral grounds. The President of Planned Parenthood’s Texas Capital Region, Ken Lambrecht, took the podium to rebut some..."

Sept. 30, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Austin Music Scene's Spectrum of Sexism
From sexual assault to all-female bills, women musicians face myriad issues in the live music capital
"...the legions moving here to the so-called live music capital, a tangible touchstone of what's still special about Austin...."

Jan. 20, 2017 Music Feature by Libby Webster

Point Austin: Moths to a Flame
If it's Friday, we have a budget
"...Coun­cil came close to reducing a proposed increase for Capital IDEA (a job training and support program) and cutting..."

Sept. 11, 2015 News Feature

Adapt or Fry: UT Climate Adaptation Symposium
Forum focuses on local solutions to climate change
"...policymaker: City Council Member Bill Spelman. Wray says the idea grew out of an assignment that he and fellow..."

Sept. 27, 2013 News Feature by Brandon Watson

The Power to Change
A quick sound check with the Austin mayoral candidates
"...reiterated, music is politics here in the Live Music Capital. Since the general economic downturn has dominated most political..."

April 30, 2009 Music Post by Austin Powell

Carrying the Burden
During Gov. Bush's campaign for his party's presidential nomination last fall, reporters asked the candidate to comment on a federal government report asserting that many Texans, including large numbers of children, were going to bed hungry. "I saw the report that children in Texas are going hungry. Where?" he demanded, going on to say, "You'd think the governor would have heard if there are pockets of hunger in Texas." Indeed, you would, especially if one of those pockets is just a few miles from his front door, Virginia B. Wood explains as she explores the very pockets of hunger in Austin Bush has difficulty fathoming.
"...produce drop. Earlier that morning, a truck from the Capital Area Food Bank dropped off hundreds of pounds of..."

April 28, 2000 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Drunk on a Train
Four friends bar crawl their way down the Capital Metro Red Line
"...around 8pm and then follow the path of the Capital Metro train, aka the Red Line. Almost five hours..."

July 13, 2018 Food Feature by Emily Beyda

TDH: 5/11/11
Real talk on politics and race at council work session
"...their funding being cut? … How may African-Americans does Capital IDEA serve? … How many African-Americans does the Salvation..."

May 11, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

City Hammers Out Budget, Crosses Fingers for Katrina Evacuee Reimbursements
2005-06 money is ready to spend
"...the adult job training and support services offered through Capital IDEA. Another $250,000 was divvied up between after-school, violence,..."

Sept. 16, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Point Austin: Beside the Point
Final City Council budget readings and votes this week
"...including the ARCH Downtown, the Austin History Center, the Capital IDEA job training programs, and various social service programs..."

Sept. 9, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Revolution Rock
At the crossroads of the Clash and the great state of Austin, Texas.
"...and picked fights with the audience was not my idea of a good gig. It still isn't...."

Jan. 17, 2003 Music Feature

Reasonably Offensive
Two civil suits against live music venues downtown call into question Austin's sound ordinance.
"...downtown. Yet while Austin calls itself "the Live Music Capital of the World," a lawsuit between a hotel at..."

Aug. 31, 2001 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Point Austin: The Campaigns Continue
Catching up with mayor and county judge wannabes
"...safety" priorities, immigrants rights, housing affordability, and workforce training (Capital IDEA)...."

Sept. 19, 2014 News Column by Michael King

12 Can't-Miss Austin Bands at SXSW
Hip-hop, roots rock, pop, shoegaze, and more to keep your ears ringing
"...now, before they bust out of the Live Music Capital's confines? Our music staff has a dozen acts looking..."

March 7, 2019 Music Post by The Music Staff

Council: Mobile Homes and Climate Change
City Council gets through a brief agenda the week before budget talks begin
"...• Approved a one-year $350,000 contract with Capital IDEA to assist underemployed adults in workforce development services...."

April 29, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

SXSW Interactive and Chamber of Commerce Name A-List Startups
A dozen local enterprises to keep an eye on
"...the biannual Austin Startup Week and healthy incubators like Capital Factory around, you could almost argue it's too strong...."

Nov. 8, 2013 Screens Post by Monica Riese

City Hall Hustle: Do You Feel Lucky, PHHS?
Council committee takes next step in reorganizing social service funding
"...shutting out longtime service providers like Any Baby Can, Capital IDEA, and the Salvation Army...."

May 27, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Watson Proposes 'Naming Rights' for Cap Metro
Names of rail line, stations could be up for corporate bid
"...Capital Metro’s critics have long branded that organization as a..."

Feb. 4, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

Saturday: Various Lege Doings
While the chubbing continues, let's catch up
"...preservation zones law and passed the Senate Friday. The idea behind the circuit breakers is to give people breaks..."

May 23, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Live-Blogging the City Budget Adoption
Continuously updated blog of the budget adoption.
"...(Conflict of interest?) Mike Martinez is adding $275K for Capital Idea. Now Dunkerley has $166K for American Youthworks. Kim..."

Sept. 10, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Make It Movement Wants You to Learn a Trade and Love What You Do
Can skilled jobs and career education change Texas culture?
"...like College Forward, Breakthrough Central Texas, Con Mi MADRE, Capital IDEA, and many others. Rhodes works with the Austin..."

Dec. 27, 2019 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Polari: 'Valencia' Then and Now
This weekend, Michelle Tea's Valencia hits Polari
"...Valencia. The capital city of Spain. An orange. A street in San..."

Oct. 19, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

City Hall Hustle: Trimming Tax Breaks and Tweaking Services
Council follows the money – what little there is
"...on individually-designated historic buildings," perhaps similarly to the once-floated idea of offering low- or no-interest loans for homes requiring..."

May 13, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Safer Drilling? Whoda Thunk?
Perry's project seems too little, too late
"...engineers and scientists to research safer deepwater drilling. Nice idea but does the term too little, too late, mean..."

July 6, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Wynn Weighs In
Mayor talks about Green Home Tax (and how there's no such thing)
"...as the Statesman claimed on Monday, "looking at the idea of requiring home sellers to make energy upgrades before..."

June 11, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Partisan Values or Expertise?
ACC board, Place 1 poses an interesting choice for voters
"...has a model for supplementary education programs in the Capital Idea program promoted by the Austin Interfaith community group,..."

April 25, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

A Two-Horse Race for Mayor
Can Laura Morrison hope to edge out Steve Adler?
"...Austin Interfaith's living-wage campaign and her commitment to help Capital IDEA in funding job training. "When the votes weren't..."

July 6, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

Housing Blueprint Strategery
City Council works Merck, Housing Plan, Austin Oaks PUD
"...Austin Community College, Austin ISD, Seton Healthcare, the Chambers, Capital IDEA, et al. Among these institutional supporters, the handful..."

April 17, 2017 News Post by Michael King

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