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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

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

Hiring More Police Is Not a Great Way to Prevent Murders
A closer look at Austin's growing number of homicides
"...police have reported more homicides in the past 10 months than in any year on record...."

Oct. 15, 2021 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Election Ticker: Are We There Yet?
The latest – and last! – news from the campaign trail before Election Day
"...Former San Antonio mayor/housing secretary/2020 candidate Julián Castro and former U.S. Attorney..."

Oct. 30, 2020 News Feature by the News Staff

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

Following Protests, Expect a Jump in COVID-19 Cases
City releases new metric for judging stages of risk, and promises better outreach to communities of color
"...Expanding on its previously released Risk-Based Guidelines, Austin Public Health has..."

June 5, 2020 News Feature by Kimberley Jones and Beth Sullivan

Social Justice Advocates Call for Big Moves to Ease the Blow of Coronavirus
The most at risk
"...a large number of local social justice and advocacy organizations are calling on city and county leaders to step..."

March 20, 2020 News Feature by Mary Tuma

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

City of Austin Proclaims "Local Disaster," Cancels SXSW in Response to Coronavirus Fears
City officials emphasize preparedness, not panic
"...the show at South by Southwest will not go on...."

March 6, 2020 SXSW Post by Austin Sanders

The Long Story of East 11th and 12th Streets Takes a Turn
Austin’s historically black neighborhood continues to stand at the crossroads of growth
"...Urdy, at 86, can still remember the names of long-gone nightclubs along East 11th Street. He studied chemistry at..."

Oct. 18, 2019 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

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

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

Local Orgs Help Identify Medical & Legal Support for Trans Residents
Learn your rights with Gender Affirmation
"...LGBTQ community is not restricted to the clinical setting. Along with Out Youth and Austin Medical-Legal Partnership, Kind is..."

Feb. 18, 2019 Qmmunity Post by Alex Puente

Public Notice: Homes for the Holidays?
Housing Blueprint Gets an Implementation Plan
"...to press, the city has just released the draft Implementation Plan for the first Austin Strategic Housing Blueprint, a..."

Nov. 23, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Your Queer Guide to Austin
A crash course on the city's LGBTQ parties, prides, and resources
"...fact, we've had Austin covered since 2004, when the Chronicle began running a dedicated LGBTQ column and listings. The..."

Sept. 5, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

AGLIFF Closing With Mapplethorpe
Festival adds major bio-pic, plus complete line-up
"...the rest of its line-up for 2018, including the addition of the closing night film: Mapplethorpe, the story of..."

July 26, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Public Notice: Troll Wars
A social media bullying story
"...behind the counter at a local eatery to physically confront a trans man in his workplace after he made..."

July 27, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice: East Side Story
Somewhere a place for us?
"...time for actual land use policy. While they're still convivial on other topics, the two four-member factions (let's call..."

May 18, 2018 News Column by Nick Barbaro

A Nightmare for DREAMers
Ending DACA affects an estimated 124,000 Texans
"...Homeless on the streets of Guatemala, Edilsa Lopez, her mother, and..."

Sept. 29, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Protecting the LGBTQ Community When the State Attacks
From the bathroom bill to marriage equality, can Austin fight back?
"...Stephanie Martinez is no longer proud to be a Texan. In July, shortly after..."

Aug. 25, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

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

Bathroom Bill Flushed to Senate
Despite 21 hours of testimony, SB 6 goes to chamber floor
"...Rose was one of two dozen trans children and teenagers who had..."

March 8, 2017 News Post by Sarah Marloff

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

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

Public Notice: Inconvenient Details
Council aims for the stars, stuck in the dirt
"...this is a busy week for the Austin City Council. But as they try to power through the annual..."

Aug. 12, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Public Notice: Useful Wild Scooter
How Aug. 4 became Scooter Cheatham and Useful Wild Plants Day in Austin
"...Just over 30 years ago, the Chronicle, fleeing its second straight renovated-out-from-under-us office space in two..."

Aug. 5, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Meals That Matter
Nubian Queen Lola rewarded for years of service
"...Paying customers enter her colorful restaurant on Rosewood and Chicon from the front door, order a..."

Jan. 15, 2016 News Post by Nina Hernandez

Time for a Change
A look back at Cristina Tzintzún's time fighting for immigrant rights
"...Across the street from the Governor's Mansion at the AFL-CIO headquarters Saturday, Nov. 21, a crowd..."

Dec. 4, 2015 News Feature by Amy Kamp

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

News Roundup: Smoke and Fire
Arsonists, burn bans, and heated arguments
"...In this week's News Roundup: Rangers arrest Austin's car arsonist in Iowa; Council approves a temporary ban on fire..."

Aug. 17, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

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