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Austin City Election
Endorsements for mayor and Council
"...Following are the Chronicle's recommendations in the mayoral and City Council races. It's a wide and various field, and..."

Oct. 17, 2014 News Feature by The Chronicle Editorial Board

Threat of Ice Means Austin Goes Nowhere Fast
UPDATE: Third day of school and city closures: Is this a record?
"...With temperatures dipping below freezing again, and the possibility of precipitation in the morning, for the third time in..."

Feb. 6, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: The Meanings of 'Affordability'
The new year signals changes in the life of Austin
"...Over the Christmas holiday, I spent a lot of time corresponding and talking with potential City Council candidates,..."

Dec. 27, 2013 News Column by Michael King

Double The Flow Rate of Niagara Falls
City releases new Onion Creek flooding stats
"...Last night, the City of Austin Homeland Security and Emergency Management office released..."

Nov. 7, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

UPDATED: Austin Aquarium Gets the Fisheye
Owners’ checkered past raises red flags; city says no animals on site
"...UPDATE: In response to a pair of letters sent today by People for the Ethical Treatment..."

Aug. 26, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Austin's ROTten Roads
How to navigate around the Republic of Texas Biker Rally
"...a road? Then you can probably hear the roar of engines in town for the Republic Texas Biker Rally...."

June 14, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Energy Wins Round One
Austin Energy fends off rate case with only minor loss
"...Until Tuesday of last week, it looked like we were all set..."

March 8, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Point Austin: Big Numbers
A thumbnail look at the proposed 2012-13 city budget
"...City Council is awash in numbers at the moment. It's..."

Aug. 24, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Imagine Affordability
Imagine an Austin in which everyone can afford to live
"...under bright-blue skies and a kinder, gentler sun, hundreds of residents walked through the doors of the Carver Museum..."

Oct. 7, 2011 News Column by Amy Smith

East Austin Studio De-Tour
Homesteading artists face city code challenges – and raise old fears – in changing neighborhoods
"...the last address on a dead-end street in East Austin. From the road, you can see the front of..."

July 15, 2011 News Feature by Mike Kanin

The Color of Fire
The Austin Fire Department is making another attempt at staff diversity – will it do any better this time?
"...There was a time not so long ago when Austin's public officials concerned themselves with the business of running..."

May 13, 2011 News Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

The 12th of Never
The dispute over one Eastside housing proposal reflects a larger Austin conflict
"...the welcoming arch and mosaic mural greeting entrants coming off I-35, there are indicators that it has evolved in..."

Dec. 17, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Austin at Very High Speed
The who, what, where, when, and why of Formula One racing
"...The sound of a Formula One car is like hornets – if..."

July 9, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Bad Advice
A few questions about the city's designated experts
"...I was out of town when the ongoing aftermath of the Nathaniel Sanders..."

June 11, 2010 News Column by Michael King

Preserving a 'Special Kind of Place'
Scott Swearingen on the ‘environmental city
"...Scott Swearingen to talk about his new book, Environmental City: People, Place, Politics, and the Meaning of Austin. Below..."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

State of the City Address
As delivered by Mayor Lee Leffingwell today
"...Mayor Lee Leffingwell delivered his State of the City Address before the Real Estate Council of..."

Feb. 2, 2010 News Post by Lee Nichols

Imagining Austin
Austinites begin a new comprehensive plan for the city's future
"...jobs right, we'll create a plan that has a profound influence on our generation and the next."..."

Jan. 29, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The Tire Mound of Mystery
Thousands of city tires lie moldering southeast of town – and the city is claiming ignorance
"...in long rows and towering piles in the middle of a field southeast of Downtown are thousands of tires..."

Dec. 4, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Shallow End of Deep Eddy to Close
Low water flow causes wells feeding pool to dry up
"...It's bad enough this drought is threatening the health of Barton Springs; now it's endangering our other great (and..."

Sept. 4, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Crime and the City Solution
How safe do you feel exiting the Sixth Street/Red River Austin music crucible at 2am?
"...ground." – "Six Bells Chime," by Crime & the City Solution, from the soundtrack to Wim Wenders' Wings of..."

June 26, 2009 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

The Genius of the Crowd ... Source
Austin programmers look to create a public redesign of the city's website
"...windows into worlds where we can do any number of things: read, write, buy, sell, vent, connect with old..."

June 5, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

City Hall Hustle: Taking Out the Trash
Delayed 'Master Plan' for Solid Waste Department is tip of the landfill
"...Last week, City Council delayed consideration of the seemingly unremarkable Item 12,..."

May 29, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

A Cacophony of Passions
Why the City Council changed the boards and commissions system – and what still needs to be done
"..."Any time the citizens of Austin feel left out, it only causes problems."..."

Jan. 30, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The New M.O. at City Hall
City Manager Marc Ott opens up on his new job, his new city, and his philosophy of governance
"...What makes Marc Ott tick? How might the new city manager's leadership change the direction of Austin? That's been..."

Aug. 15, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Shape of Things to Come
What will the arts in Austin look like in 10 years? CreateAustin has a good idea – in fact, it has 10.
"...but nobody does anything about it. At least, that's often how it feels in Austin, where folks seem to..."

March 7, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Note to Motorists: Stay out of Bike Lanes
"...call 311 and have the vehicle ticketed by one of three city of Austin Public Works Department Bicycle and..."

Jan. 10, 2008 News Post by Daniel Mottola

Page Two: Living Just Enough for the City
City sound limits and national anti-immigration movements share absolutism and intransigence
"...When Austin decided to adopt the motto "live music capital of..."

Nov. 9, 2007 Column by Louis Black

The Making of Downtown North
The Domain may sound like just another fancy mall – but planners say it's the seed of a second Austin
"...a shopper's Disneyland and pre-emptively dismissed by many Central Austinites as a strange, upmarket interloper, more suited for the..."

Sept. 28, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Clear-Cutting Austin
Rapid growth laying waste to city's urban forest
"...Tom Penn knows the meaning of "rude awakening." He endured a couple this spring –..."

Sept. 21, 2007 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Details on Would-Be Bombing of Women's Clinic
APD delivers details of bomb-squad's call to Austin Women’s Health Center.
"...From the Austin Police Department's Public Information Office: LOCAL AND FEDERAL OFFICIALS..."

April 26, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

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