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A Revolt Brews Among the Circle C Masses
New residents at Circle C Ranch question the control Gary Bradley's allies still have over the homeowners' association.
"...Since its creation two decades ago, Circle C Ranch --..."

Feb. 28, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Bloodthirsty Killers of Circle C
Victims take flight! ... Officials shrug! ... Stealthy predators stalk the suburban streets!
"...Bexley Road looks like any other street in Circle C, a gentle curve lined with tall homes of..."

Dec. 9, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Dotting i's, Circling C's
Simplifying the Tortured History of Circle C
" Doug Potter Every time I hear the words "Circle C," I cringe. Guaranteed, what follows will be a..."

Dec. 19, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Imminent Harm
The city plays a high-stakes, high-risk game with Stratus Properties, while the citizens look on
"..."I hope we can proceed tonight with respectful dialogue and respect for everyone..."

July 19, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

It's a Done Deal
The City Council approved the Stratus settlement 6-1. Now what?
"...their adamant haste last Thursday to approve Stratus Properties' 1,253-acre development proposal for Southwest Austin, the City Council endorsed..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

SOS Sues Over Stratus Plan
Stratus Properties plans to develop 1,253 acres in the Barton Springs watershed, but the Save Our Springs Alliance believes state law prohibits their lofty plans.
"...A Save Our Springs Alliance lawsuit against the city and Stratus Properties could further..."

June 28, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Stratus Sparks Citizen Uprising
Hundreds of citizens turn out to denounce the proposed Stratus deal.
"...Fresh from a decade-long hiatus, local activism is making a comeback. That was..."

July 5, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Gasoline Alley
The proposed Longhorn Pipeline fuels debate because of its proximity to South Austin neighborhoods, schools, and Edwards Aquifer.
"...When the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Transportation's Office of..."

Nov. 19, 1999 News Feature by Mike Jasper

ZAP for Stratus
"...more than four hours of testimony, debate, and some choice potshots, the Zoning and Platting Commission late Tuesday unanimously..."

June 21, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Daily Hustle: 12/10/10
The Marshall debate, in speakers own words
"...Yesterday, City Council’s Austin Housing and Finance Corporation unanimously passed a..."

Dec. 10, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Signed and Sealed
With Bradley Out of the Way, Council Turns Attention to Stratus
"...Well, it's over. The city of Austin's settlement with Gary Bradley no longer has..."

March 31, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Naked City
"...Council Caught in the Stratusphere..."

July 12, 2002 News Feature

Benign Growth?
The State of Affairs
"...Speaking of grandfathering, the political times couldn't be more right for a project like..."

April 16, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff

Battle of the Big Box
Enviros and Southwest neighbors find a common cause: fighting Wal-Mart and its plans for a Supercenter on the aquifer
"...Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton once pledged to stay out of any community where the..."

July 11, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Austin Knows Best
City's Newest Children Rebel With More Lawsuits
"...Potter Several of my neighbors said they felt a cold chill right about noon on Friday," jokes Ken Rigsbee,..."

Dec. 26, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...Austin's SafePlace has partnered with the U.S. Dept. of Justice on..."

March 7, 2003 News Feature

The Battle for the Springs: A Chronology
"...Okay, let's accept, for the sake of argument, that everyone in Austin..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Week: "I ... find that Glasgow's use of deadly force was justified, as he had a reasonable belief that..."

Feb. 13, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
"...Austin Community College has experienced more drama in a week than..."

Feb. 22, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

The Lords of Parking
Neighborhood Associations Deciding Curbside Privileges
"...a privilege reserved for permit-holding residents. photograph by Jana Birchum..."

Aug. 28, 1998 News Feature by Jeff Mandell

Wal-Mart, Always
The mayor's rebate idea bombs as foes contemplate dragging the Beast into court.
"...While Mayor Will Wynn considers the possibility of offering financial carrots to woo Wal-Mart..."

Oct. 3, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

FWS Approves Stratus-pheric Development
"...A plan by Stratus Properties to develop its Circle C property has received the all-important blessing of the..."

Nov. 2, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

An UnStratusfactory Process
Stratus plan heads back to the City Council for round two
"...If things go as planned, tonight's City Council hearing on a proposed Stratus Properties development could..."

July 12, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Suttle Scuttled?
Development lawyer Richard Suttle no longer finds himself on the Stratus payroll, coincidentally (?) at a time when the company tries to clean up its image.
"...Developer lawyer-lobbyist Richard Suttle is no longer shilling for Stratus Properties, the..."

Nov. 9, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Council Watch
Travis Country residents battle with private school's placement of its athletic field
"...It's 2:30pm on a typical November afternoon in Travis Country, a Southwest Austin suburb..."

Dec. 3, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Naked City
Off the Desk
"...It's just not an election without the traditional ploys of Austin's suburban detractors in..."

Oct. 29, 1999 News Feature by Amy Smith

Going, Going, Gone?
Gary Bradley agrees to sell 1,000 acres of land to the city
"...time to take a hammer to the piggy bank, because developer Gary Bradley has agreed to sell the city..."

March 17, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Naked City
"...Scary Haiku:..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

TxDOT Scuttles SH 45 South -- For Now
For the time being, SH 45 South is off the table.
"...The western end of SH 45 South, which some environmentalists feared would increase demand to build in..."

July 12, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

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" must mourn it and move on. In its place is a fast-paced city where money and meanness too..."

July 11, 2003 Column

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