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Govalle Neighbors Rally to Save Pecan Grove
City-owned property slated for affordable housing
"...Govalle residents were both surprised and dismayed by the abrupt..."

Feb. 22, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Urban Farms: Mediation Bears No Fruit
Compromise seems unlikely in debate
"...Katherine Nicely of the Sustainable Food Policy Board, and Govalle Neighborhood Association Chair Nine Francois. In opposition were Susana..."

Nov. 22, 2013 News Feature by Anna Toon

Austin's Promise Deferred
Neighborhoods miss out on initial Fed grants
"...local groups that applied for the new Federal Promise Neighborhoods Planning Grants (the Austin Achievement Zone in St. John/Coronado..."

Sept. 22, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Eastside Community Organizations
"...The following is roughly organized into broad-based activist groups, neighborhood associations, churches, media, and other institutions. Key groups and..."

July 21, 1995 News Feature

Animal Shelter Lawsuit
Citizen groups sue city, allege 'conspiratorial strategy' to keep animal shelter relocation decision away from public scrutiny
"...municipal animal shelter and 2) amending the East Austin neighborhood plan that includes the proposed new site. Lead plaintiffs..."

Oct. 5, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Promises, Promises
Two Austin neighborhoods vie to bring down federal dollars to help transform communities
"...What's on offer is called a Promise Neighborhoods grant. The Department of Education will select up to..."

Aug. 6, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Next Target: Springdale
Eastside activists target another urban farm
"...number would be a compromise best made between the neighborhood and Springdale. The Planning Commission also voted to terminate..."

Nov. 14, 2014 News Feature by Anna Toon

Animal Shelter Lawsuit: City Has Alpo on Its Face
On Monday, the fifth citizen-group lawsuit this year was filed against the City of Austin, this time alleging a “conspiratorial strategy” to keep the controversial animal shelter relocation decision away from the public scrutiny of an open council vote.
"...municipal animal shelter, and 2) amending the East Austin neighborhood plan that includes the proposed new site. Lead plaintiffs..."

Oct. 2, 2007 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Mixed Use, Mixed Emotions
An anniversary review of Austin's vertical mixed-use program discovers a range of responses to density, change, and planning
"...was an 11th-hour addition to the ordinance: giving individual neighborhoods a voice. Citizens – through their official neighborhood planning..."

Feb. 1, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Urban Farm Story Slanted
"...in the recent story on HausBar Farms and the Govalle East Austin neighborhood, the writer chose to inject her..."

April 15, 2013 Postmarks

Naked City
"...• The Crestview Neighborhood Association has called for residents to show up at..."

Sept. 28, 2007 News Feature

Rental Health Worries
Pecan Springs Gives Apartments Thumbs Down
"...Alfred Dotson, president of the Pecan Springs/Springdale Neighborhood Association photograph by John Anderson At the beginning of..."

Dec. 26, 1997 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Celebrity, South Austin Style
The Mayor of South Austin
"...'those' people is ridiculous. This whole 'Here comes the neighborhood' thing is just a little insulting."..."

Dec. 4, 1998 News Feature

Endorsements
"...He's been dramatically successful as president of the Austin Association of Professional Firefighters, winning collective bargaining and using that..."

May 5, 2006 News Feature

Gimme (Animal) Shelter
Swirling city politics, site selection, and – oh yes – animal welfare
"...appointee Babette Ellis. On Wednesday, the Old West Austin Neighborhood Association sent a letter to council supporting a 60-day..."

Aug. 24, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

City Districting: Map Concludes ... Talk Resumes
"...Joan Bartz, founder of the University Hills Neighborhood Association, established herself as a fixture at ICRC meetings...."

Nov. 22, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

Floating Tubes Hit NIMBY Rapids
City looks for ways to regulate Colorado River
"...much about it. But prompted by a few loud neighborhood complaints, the city is now looking into changing that...."

Aug. 9, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

Run for Shelter
City takes first significant step toward relocating Town Lake Animal Center
"...and wanted. (A speak-er for the Old West Austin Neighborhood Association briefly echoed Clinton.) Comparing the new shelter facility..."

Oct. 19, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Thinking thinkEAST
How Fusebox has engaged stakeholders in the planning process
"...for artists in February. (Meetings for residents of the Govalle and Johnston Terrace neighborhoods had been held during the..."

April 3, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Naked City
"...Also in city planning news, the Neighborhood Planning and Zoning Dept. will hold a community workshop..."

March 1, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Postmarks
Duncan Offers Correction
"...located in southeast Austin (such as Terrazas, Oak Springs, Govalle, and Carver), Riverside actually has twice the usage of..."

Sept. 5, 1997 Column

Protect and Preserve
How can we keep Austin's cultural heritage authentic?
"...the district's becoming a sort of staid, inactive "museum" neighborhood – much as central Paris is sometimes called a..."

July 24, 2015 News Feature by Cindy Widner

High School Stakes
Austin ISD election could shape a new direction for the district
"...Father Jayme Mathias Elementaries: Allan, Allison, Brooke, Dawson, Galindo, Govalle, Houston, Langford, Linder, Metz, Palm, Perez, Rodriguez, Sanchez, Widen,..."

Oct. 5, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Postmarks
Housing, ACC, and Spooner.
"...Back to the Neighborhood..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Column

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...than most other central East Austin schools (including Blackshear, Govalle, Allan, Allison, Brooke, and others); even in the northeast,..."

Feb. 17, 2006 Column

Austin's Active Shelf Life
Can Our Public Library Keep Up the Pace?
"...current marginal branches like Windsor Village (in a storefront), Govalle (in a cramped and wacky outbuilding in an industrial..."

Sept. 20, 1996 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

A Place at the Long Table
The complex, nuanced, unmistakable taste of Juneteenth, 139 years later
"...the heart-pumping drumbeat of dueling bands reverberating through the neighborhood surrounding Nelson Field reflects present-day tradition: a contemporary picture..."

June 17, 2005 Food Feature by Toni Tipton-Martin

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...retaliated against him. According to Austin-Travis Co. EMS Employees Association President Jason Martin, STAR Flight crewmembers have been trying..."

Jan. 31, 2003 News Feature

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