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Green or Greenwash?
COTA agrees to "sustainability" at F1, but is it the real deal?
"...the track and its surrounding developments, such as energy efficiency requirements for all new buildings bigger than 2,000 square..."

Nov. 16, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Headlines
"...I-35 between Woodward and Oltorf, and plans include 120 efficiency apartments and substantive support services for residents, such as..."

Nov. 16, 2012 News Feature

Don't Stop Thinkin' About Tomorrow
Norman Bel Geddes didn't – and we're still dreaming about his future
"...future past: streamlined and sleek, built for speed and efficiency but elegant, too, their seductive curves and polished metal..."

Nov. 2, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Why Does the 'Chronicle' So Ardently Defend the Indefensible?
"...the trade-offs inherent in open government and democracy, pitting efficiency vs. openness – a false dichotomy. The article contains..."

Oct. 31, 2012 Postmarks

Open and Shut
Council members hope they've closed the door on their Open Meetings legal troubles. Trouble is, that won't be the end.
"...promote the general welfare, and openness as well as efficiency are both necessary means to that end...."

Oct. 26, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Point Austin: The Law Is a Ass
The Great Open Meetings Scandal comes to its legalized conclusion
"...The law, say its defenders, values government "openness" above "efficiency." The question is, does it also value bad government..."

Oct. 26, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Letters at 3AM: Too Much of Nothing
The United States pacifies Afghanistan just enough so that China can profit
"...... The deal pledges Afghanistan to fight corruption, improve efficiency and protect human rights, including women's rights. ... [But..."

Oct. 5, 2012 Column by Michael Ventura

The Life and Death of Schools
Educational warrior Diane Ravitch takes on the "school reform" movement
"...New York has used student scores to determine teacher efficiency. But one study by New York University researchers found..."

Sept. 28, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

City Council: 'All Free Men ... Have Equal Rights'
Gay rights, public school finance, cab franchises, endangered species, and more
"...fronts, Item 83 would direct city staff on energy efficiency planning and public engagement; 87 would recommend yanking SH..."

Sept. 28, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

SXSW Eco Adds Some Star Power
Jessica Alba joins the lineup
"...and consumption. The Pecan Street Project – the collaborative energy-efficiency project spearheaded by the city of Austin and UT..."

Sept. 28, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Questions for SXSW Eco
"...Texas improve the amount of energy savings from energy efficiency through means other than rebates? Can sustainable purchasing and..."

Sept. 25, 2012 Postmarks

Texans Cage Jags, Face Familiar Foe in Manning
Houston (2-0) faces first real test of the season
"...His command of the offense combined with the overall efficiency of the entire unit makes his new contract extension..."

Sept. 20, 2012 Sports Post by Barrett Walton

The Med School Solution
A medical school, a teaching hospital, and a new health care system?
"...design, learning and replication of successful health improvement and efficiency initiatives," and "the combining of funding opportunities from across..."

Sept. 14, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

AISD Board Candidates Clustering
Four board races headed for November ballot
"...after she filed, Charlie Jackson, CEO of local IT efficiency consultancy Acceleros, announced he was also joining the race...."

Aug. 24, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Health Care Changes in Progress
What's already in effect and what's still to come
"...• Emphasis on efficiency, with a new Independent Payment Advisory Board looking into..."

July 27, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Electric Power Shortage, the Fix
"...when they add to their generating capacity, improve their efficiency, and work together scheduling maintenance downtimes to maintain the..."

July 13, 2012 Postmarks

The Age of Miracles
Apocalypse Wow: 'The Age of Miracles'
"...It almost makes a person long for the ruthless efficiency of a movie-asteroid. (Out June 26.)..."

June 15, 2012 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Then There's This: Shake-up
How green was my Austin Energy
"...Austin Energy's Distributed Energy Services, Rábago oversaw the utility's efficiency services, green building, new technologies, market research, and generally..."

June 15, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Point Austin: Electric Lessons
Beneath the AE rate debate stands the strong ground of public process
"...them considerably around, and adopted rates that promote energy efficiency and that improve low-income benefits. We addressed the governance..."

June 15, 2012 News Column by Michael King

Austin Energy VP Out the Door
Rabago's resignation creates void in green leadership
"...move AE to the next level, in terms of efficiency, solar, technology and innovation, at a time when the..."

June 10, 2012 News Post by Amy Smith

Then There's This: Consumer Report
What apartment tenants should know before they sign a lease
"...going the way some people envisioned, but a new energy-efficiency disclosure program – perhaps the first of its kind..."

June 8, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

COTA Snags American Le Mans Series
No longer just F1 at Austin Circuit
"...and SAE International (SAE)." The series actually runs two efficiency challanges within each race: The Green Challenge for vehicle..."

June 1, 2012 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

'The NFL Beat': Hypnosis, Murder, Tight Ends
A hypnotic look at fantasy TE production
"...potentially explosive route assignments). This is a measure of efficiency as opposed to volume. Here are the 10 TEs..."

May 28, 2012 Sports Post by Alex Dunlap

A GOP Sampler: Primary Highlights
The Republican primary in a nuthouse ... er, nutshell
"...state Future Farmers of Amer­ica, emphasizes "fiscal responsibility and efficiency." GOP activist Fleece touts his military and tech experience,..."

May 18, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Tax Assessor-Collector: The Ghost of Nelda
Nelda Wells Spears may have retired, but she still has her hand in politics
"...did a great job as tax assessor," particularly regarding efficiency and customer service...."

May 11, 2012 News Feature by Amy Smith

Other Contested Dem Races
And the rest of the ticket
"...will be "responsive, respectful, and resourceful" and emphasizes financial efficiency, improving transportation, public safety, and environmental protection. County Commissioner,..."

May 11, 2012 News Feature

Council Rings the Changes
A full agenda yields a few grains of legislative sand
"...adjournment came at 10:01pm – though much of the efficiency was achieved by punting several dozen items down the..."

May 4, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Adam and Joe go to 'Holliston'
FEARnet launches first original sitcom tonight
"...the producers and the family at ArieScope, they know efficiency. They know how much to spend, when to spend..."

April 3, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Bob Mould
South by Southwest Aftershots
"...from his Nineties trio Sugar's debut with spirited ease, efficiency, and distortion. Even once-bright acoustic "If I Can't Change..."

March 23, 2012 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Lights! Camera! Cooking!
Design of the new Alamo Drafthouse Slaughter Lane kitchen is one key to the success of the entertainment brand
"...Draft­house kitchen was designed and equipped with speed, spatial efficiency, and durability in mind. Servers now have handheld point-of-sale..."

March 23, 2012 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

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