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AISD Parents, Teachers a Tough Sell
AISD board slated to vote on charter school plan Dec. 12
" its talking points. That sits extremely poorly with Govalle parent Vincent Tovar and the Eastside Memorial parent community..."

Nov. 25, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The once and future pit master returns?
"...was planning to open a barbecue joint in the Govalle neighborhood. Recently, a blog post from the Scrump­tious Chef..."

Sept. 23, 2011 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

East Austin Studio De-Tour
Homesteading artists face city code challenges – and raise old fears – in changing neighborhoods
"...the latter portion of the 20th century, including the Govalle/Johnston Ter­race Combined Neighborhood Plan. "There were many neighborhoods that..."

July 15, 2011 News Feature by Mike Kanin

All Key and No Lock
No deal on Eastside Memorial with Southwest Key
"...district's commitment to keep a high school in the Govalle-Johnston Terrace neighborhood. She noted that any proposal would also..."

April 8, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Southwest Key to Eastside's Future?
Education non-profit makes long-awaited pitch for Johnston campus
"...into a "full service multi-functional community center for the Govalle/Johnston Terrace neighborhood." This will include a high school add-on..."

Feb. 22, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

AISD: Who is Under the Axe?
Breaking down the 1,017 proposed cuts
"...(all teachers) Galindo: 12 (9 teachers, 1 teacher assistant) Govalle: 4 (2 teachers) Graham: 4 (2 teachers, 2 teacher..."

Feb. 13, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin's Promise Deferred
Neighborhoods miss out on initial Fed grants
"...Hills and the East Austin Children's Promise based in Govalle/John­ston Terrace) have been picked to share in this first..."

Sept. 22, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

AISD Looks Good in Fed Spotlight
Federal and state accountability ratings don't exactly jibe
"...Tech, International, and Reagan high schools; Martin Middle; and Govalle Elementary) did not make the measure, but five campuses..."

Aug. 13, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Totally Awesome AusChron Newscast is up for the Challenge!
School grants, Fleet Services and Sanders
" discuss the race between the St. Johns and Govalle/Johnson Terrace neighborhoods for federal Promise Neighborhood Initiative funding to..."

Aug. 5, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Trail Projects Coming Up Roses?
New hike-and-bike trail on the horizon
"...Creek Trail will pick up in East Austin at Govalle Park (giving it easy access down Shady Lane to..."

June 4, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Travis County Commissioner: Gómez Pulls Through for Another Term
Alvarez forces Gómez to get tough
"...South Congress neighborhoods to more modest precincts in the Govalle neighborhood of East Austin. Perhaps Gómez's camp picked up..."

March 5, 2010 News Feature by Amy Smith

Children's Zone: Can Harlem Come to Austin?
Travis County groups are competing to become part of a grand experiment
"...Programs is working on its own proposal for the Govalle and Johnston Terrace neighborhoods. This would build on its..."

Jan. 29, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Can't Get There From Here
While suburban rail spends and stumbles, Cap Metro's transit-dependent riders wait at the end of the line
"...4 – Montopolis1,47263% 15 – Red River2,74461% 300 – Govalle6,34260% 320 – St. Johns1,84260% 37 – Colony Park2,69460% 17..."

Jan. 22, 2010 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Cap Metro Changes Bus Routes, Hikes Fares
A few bus route changes and new rates take effect
"...· Route 300 (Govalle) decreased 5-6am service from 25 minutes to 30...."

Jan. 22, 2010 News Feature

ATU Strikes, After StarTran Rejects Compromise
Can Mike Martinez's proposal avert a bus strike?
"...300 Govalle..."

Nov. 7, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Mixed Use, Mixed Emotions
An anniversary review of Austin's vertical mixed-use program discovers a range of responses to density, change, and planning
"...neighborhood recommendations from Old West Austin, Central Austin, and Govalle-Johnston Terrace. They endorsed neighborhood recommendations from Judges' Hill (which..."

Feb. 1, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

City Council Notebook
What's happening this week at City Council
"...91-131: Zoning VMU opt-in/opt-out for Old West Austin (105) Govalle-Johnston Terrace (106) Central Austin (107), Judges' Hill (123), East..."

Jan. 30, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

East Austin Studio Tour Map
"...3401 Govalle..."

Nov. 16, 2007 Arts Feature

Run for Shelter
City takes first significant step toward relocating Town Lake Animal Center
"...shown bad faith by not consulting directly with the Govalle/Johnston Terrace Combined Neighborhood Planning Team. He also insisted council..."

Oct. 19, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
"...of its corporate campus and charter-school location in the Govalle/Johnston Terrace neighborhood. Former Mayor Gus Garcia, among others, sits..."

Sept. 28, 2007 News Feature

Gimme (Animal) Shelter
Swirling city politics, site selection, and – oh yes – animal welfare
" Defense of Earth and Her Resources and the Govalle/Johnston Terrace Combined Neighborhood Planning Team – who have been..."

Aug. 24, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Going Green
Going green is easier than it seems
"...My little cinder-block cottage in Austin's Govalle neighborhood is the perfect palette for experiments in ecological..."

Aug. 3, 2007 Features Feature by Abe Louise Young

Unfair Firing at AISD?
In few-month span, Travis Heights Elementary custodian placed on administrative leave, fired, restored, placed on leave again, and finally terminated – stories behind ordeal vary
"...refute Cruz's statement as an outright lie. In fact, Govalle Elementary head custodian J.R. Rodriguez twice offered to let..."

June 22, 2007 News Feature by Justin Ward

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

Wrong Word Choice

Feb. 14, 2006 Postmarks

Overenrolled and Underenrolled
AISD's Elementary Schools
"...Govalle: 65%..."

Feb. 3, 2006 News Feature

How Not to Gentrify: HRC Asks for Eastside Moratorium
Alvarez advises caution, further study
"...neighborhood's in 2001, along with Central East Austin, and Govalle in 2003. The result, said Smith, was that East..."

Nov. 4, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Capital Metro Workers on Strike
As of 3am Thursday morning, the majority of Amalgamated Transit Union 1091 had gone on strike against Capital Metro, and their contractor StarTran, resulting in a dramatic drop in bus service.
"...17-Johnson, No. 37-Colony Park, No. 137-Colony Park Flyer, No. 300-Govalle Crosstown, and No. 325-Ohlen Crosstown. Aside from the overall..."

Sept. 23, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

A Place at the Long Table
The complex, nuanced, unmistakable taste of Juneteenth, 139 years later
"...and thank the Lord for the victory remembered at Govalle. Apparently, the ex-slaves didn't believe the "young folks" born..."

June 17, 2005 Food Feature by Toni Tipton-Martin

Austin @ Large: To Preserve and Thrive
Alvarez and Thomas' Eastside plan needs fine-tuning, but it's about time
"...that's just as corrosive in Hyde Park as in Govalle...."

Oct. 15, 2004 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

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