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Keeping the Lights on at Casa de Luz
The iconic Austin eating-and-meeting place dearly wants to continue pursuing its macrobiotic mission – but can't quite seem to comply with public safety codes
"...When Eduardo Longoria started Casa de Luz in Austin almost 24 years..."

June 14, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

Piper Kerman to Speak at CARY Benefit
Memoirist will relay 'the real story' of her year in a women's federal penitentiary
" better known for the commercial success of her prison memoir, Orange Is the New Black, than for her..."

April 25, 2014 News Feature by Amy Smith

City Hall Hustle: New Lease on Quality of Life
Steering away from the turbulence of the past
"...It was easy to miss the recommendations from the African American Resource Advisory Commission during last..."

Dec. 17, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Meanwhile, Back at the Salt Mines
"...following directory can be found in its official form on the city's Austin City Connection website at (It's..."

June 6, 1997 News Feature

City to Crack Down on Graffiti?
Proposal for crackdown on unauthorized street art coming?
"...Next month city staff are expected to recommend to City Council..."

Aug. 4, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Council Watch
Housing Squabbles
"...The council's holiday season officially began last week, the first of..."

Oct. 20, 1995 News Column

Ride On, Yellow Bikes
Austin Bike Program Pedals Toward First Anniversary
"...photograph by John Anderson To the cynic, it may seem a foolish idea:..."

Oct. 17, 1997 News Feature by Lisa Tozzi

Advocates Call on City, County to Protect Most Vulnerable During COVID-19 Outbreak
Education, health, housing, justice addressed by list of demands
"...a large group of local social justice and advocacy organizations are calling on city and county leaders to step..."

March 16, 2020 News Post by Mary Tuma

How Austin Is Tackling Homelessness on the Street and at City Hall
More shelters, more beds, and more fights about ordinances ahead
"...daycare at St. George's Episcopal Church, across the I-35 frontage road from where the couple has been camped for..."

Aug. 2, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Your Tax Dollars at Play
The Rosewood Entertainment Center
" Alex de Marban Coming soon to an East Austin neighborhood near you! The Central..."

July 28, 1995 News Feature

Council Previews Fall's Main Event: A Land Development Code Revision
A code, foretold
"...As the Chronicle goes to press, City Coun­cil offices are getting one..."

May 10, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Public Notice: Time Keeps on Slipping ...
Everything old is new again?
"...You know how time has taken on a whole different texture and elasticity during the pandemic?..."

Oct. 23, 2020 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Local Officials Make Promises on Gun Safety
Mayor Pro Tem Alison Alter, County Judge Andy Brown, and others look to stem gun violence
"...On June 8, Mayor Pro Tem Alison Alter and County..."

June 17, 2022 News Feature by Lina Fisher

From Prisoner to Reformer
A Q&A with 'Orange Is the New Black' author Piper Kerman
" town Wednesday to keynote a benefit for the Council on At-Risk Youth. Since the publication of her bestselling..."

May 9, 2014 News Post by Amy Smith

Restoring Rundberg's Kids
Problem-solving with CARY in Northeast Austin
"...with a main thoroughfare characterized by strip malls featuring salons and fast-food restaurants...."

Sept. 18, 2015 News Feature by Sam Anderson-Ramos

City Hammers Out Budget, Crosses Fingers for Katrina Evacuee Reimbursements
2005-06 money is ready to spend
"...With a minimum of fireworks, the City Council banged out the 2005-06 budget with yeoman efficiency Monday,..."

Sept. 16, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

District Attorney Unveils Multipart Strategy to Curb Gun Violence
Instruments of peace
"...powers of the district attorney, such as Prosecutor-Led Gun Diversion Programs for those arrested on firearms charges. Researchers at..."

Nov. 19, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Changing Directions
Community-based programs aim to redirect the 'school-to-prison pipeline'
"...Kaelyn and Kathy Michals endured what seemed an endless emotional landslide. In 2012, Thomas Luke Michals – Kathy's husband..."

June 6, 2014 News Feature by Dagny Zenovia

Civics 101

May 10, 2013 News Column

Res Publica
Citizens calendar, Sept. 17-24
"...CONVERSATIONS WITH BOB TAYLOR The New York Times' John Markoff..."

Sept. 18, 2009 News Feature

Event Menu
It's a week of fundraisers and fests for Austin foodies
"...Florence (8711 FM 487 W. in Florence). $79 per person, make necessary reservations at 254/793-3363 or Thursday, May..."

May 14, 2010 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...of DeLay's white-collar crimes against democracy. It sends a strong message to all the Tom DeLays who act as..."

June 3, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

City Hall Hustle: Mo' Money
As the budget year ends, council reshuffles the last few cards
"...Is last week's budget adoption still not done?..."

Sept. 23, 2011 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Res Publica
Citizens calendar, Sept. 24-Oct. 1
"...For more details and events, see Community Listings. Thursday24..."

Sept. 25, 2009 News Feature

Rundberg Rising
How do you keep improving a neighborhood after $1 million in grant money runs out?
"...It's a warm Saturday afternoon in May along Little Walnut Creek in North Austin,..."

Oct. 14, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Change Behavior
"...of Orange Is the New Black, who spoke about prison reform in support of the Council on At-Risk Youth..."

June 6, 2014 Postmarks

AISD and ACC Board of Trustees
Trustee elections can mean uncontested drifts or bare-knuckle throwdowns
"...AISD trustee elections generally fall into two categories: uncontested drifts back to..."

Aug. 26, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Civics 101
"...FRIENDS OF BARTON SPRINGS POOL CLEANING Roll up your sleeves to maintain..."

May 2, 2014 News Column

Civics 101
"...AUSTIN CHRONICLE ADULT SPELLING BEE Join our fine proofing staff and..."

May 11, 2012 News Column

Res Publica
Your citizen's calendar, Oct. 9-16
" the future, AWU holds its last public meeting tonight to review final recommendations. 6pm. Waller Creek Center, 625..."

Oct. 10, 2008 News Feature

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