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ERCOT Issues Another Power Emergency
Agency asks Texans to conserve electricity 3-7pm today
"...Reliability Council of Texas has issued a "Level 1" emergency power warning and asked Texans to reduce their electricity..."

Aug. 3, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

ERCOT Issues Power Emergency Warning
Grid operator calls for conservation until 7pm
"...that manages the state's electricity grid) has issued an emergency warning that Texas' power reserves are dipping perilously low..."

Aug. 2, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

Perry Issues Emergency Items Request
Governor asks lege for more cash for hurricane insurance, state schools, and high-tech detectors for police
" already asking the lege for cash under his emergency items request...."

Feb. 3, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

ERCOT Issues Level 2 Power Emergency
Rolling blackouts at industrial facilities may happen
"...Tweeted that it is issuing a Level 2 energy emergency. This means that, among large industrial users, rolling blackouts..."

Aug. 4, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

When an Emergency Is Not an Emergency
Supreme Court rules against Fourth Amendment protection
"...warrantless entry based on an exigent circumstance actually an emergency created by police?..."

May 18, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

COVID-19 Emergency Center Takes On Social Service Needs
Task forces tackle food access, behavioral health, homelessness
"...A new “social services” branch of the Austin-Travis County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has been established to help coordinate..."

April 4, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

The Emergency Bra: 'Be Safe. Be Sexy.'
The Emergency Bra goes from day to evening
"...sign ze papers!" Bet you never considered a real emergency though...."

Oct. 13, 2010 Design Post by Anne Harris

City Opens Emergency Storm Shelter
Parque Zaragoza Recreation Center to take in citizens without electricity
"...power after the storms. The city also has Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers going door-to-door in the affected..."

May 15, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

State Emergency-Leave Rules Tightened
Comptroller will now verify all applications
"...them they will be tightening up the rules about emergency leave – most specifically, that it no longer be..."

June 10, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Faster Than Sound: $1.5 Million in HOT Funds Routed to Emergency Musician Relief
Austin Music Disaster Relief Fund created – contentiously.
"...of HOT funds, is now on the table for emergency use following a resolution passed at last Thursday's City..."

April 17, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

ERCOT Energy Emergency Again
State power grid asks people to use less electricity until 7pm
"...operating reserves reached below 2,300 MW, they initiated Energy Emergency Alert Level 1, meaning they can start bringing in..."

Aug. 23, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Creative Alliance's Artists Emergency Relief Fund
ACA provides pandemic assistance, one artist at a time
"...Austin Creative Alliance, announcing a new project: the Artists Emergency Relief Fund...."

April 9, 2020 Arts Post by Robert Faires

'Emergency Prom'
Playwright Steve Moulds tailors the tale to the actors, not vice versa
"...script around those specific actors. For his latest effort, Emergency Prom, receiving its premiere this week from the University..."

Dec. 3, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Winter Weather Emergency Update
Who's open, who's closed for the cold snap in Austin
"...• The Austin-Travis County Emergency Operations Center will activate at 10pm to coordinate all..."

Jan. 15, 2018 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Living in Emergency
One day at a time in the former republic
"...his finger on the specific mental burden – the "emergency" – of living in Trump World. "One of the..."

Feb. 17, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Entering 2021 in a “State of Emergency
Bars operating as restaurants are officials' top concern
"...are going to enter 2021 in a state of emergency," said Escott at a Dec. 28 press conference. "In..."

Jan. 1, 2021 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

Gov. Perry's 'Emergency'
"...Dear Editor, So the first thing on Gov. Perry's "emergency" agenda was the vaginal probe? Does he have stock..."

Feb. 17, 2012 Postmarks

Emergency! Emergency!
Why rush Formula One?
"...Formula One and with the state comptroller on an emergency basis – today only! – just so we can..."

June 24, 2011 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

Living in Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders
With an unflinching camera and candid observation, this documentary follows four medical volunteers, ranging from fresh-faced newbies to battle-scarred veterans of the organization.
"...defines volunteer work in geopolitical hot spots. Living in Emergency, then, is like a hard slap to the face:..."

June 11, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Arthouse Emergency Relief Fund: Giving More Than Thanks
Help Arthouse help artists unable to make art owing to a health crisis or disaster
" those in need, consider a donation to Arthouse's Emergency Relief Fund. The statewide visual-arts association set up the..."

Nov. 28, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

This Isn't a True Emergency
"...that we don't truly have a water or energy emergency. If we did, they'd cost a lot more. Likewise,..."

Aug. 26, 2008 Postmarks

Emergency Groceries and Meals
In addition to the nearly 50 food pantries operated by local churches, neighborhood centers, and social-service agencies in the Austin metropolitan area, here's a list of soup kitchens that provide some meals for Austin's hungry and homeless citizens.
"...4. El Buen Samaritano Emergency Services 1919 South First, 441-7977 Lunch on Tuesday, 11am-noon;..."

April 28, 2000 Food Feature

Emergency Response
"...John Cornyn, and Rep. Chip Roy to support the Emergency Funding for COVID-19 Global Response in order to combat..."

Nov. 16, 2020 Postmarks

In Queso Emergency Concert Tribute to Jill Lewis
Some of her favorite musicians play Stubb's Sunday, July 28
"...the show, please consider donations to the In Queso Emergency fund via PayPal...."

July 26, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Emergency: Blankets and Heaters Needed
Meals on Wheels reports it has none
"...for service this week unless inclement weather or another emergency occurs making it impossible or dangerous to do so...."

Feb. 2, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

'Emergency' Money for Iraq Is Pro-War
"...stakes, the greater the spin. Voting to provide more "emergency” money to the war is a pro-war vote. Despite..."

March 27, 2007 Postmarks

Council Hears Emotional Pleas for Change in Austin Police Leadership at Emergency Hearings
CMs join community in denouncing police violence at protests

June 5, 2020 News Post by Austin Sanders

COVID-19 Emergency Center Takes On Social Service Needs
Task forces tackle food access, behavioral health, homelessness

April 10, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Austin Creative Alliance's Artists Emergency Relief Fund
ACA provides pandemic assistance, one artist at a time

April 10, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

This Week on The Austin Chronicle Show: Climate Emergency, and a Calamitous Conclusion to Star Wars
Texas Impact talks COP 25, plus our review of The Rise of Skywalker

Dec. 20, 2019 News Post by Kimberley Jones

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