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RIP Gus Garcia, Austin’s First Elected Hispanic Mayor
Civic and education leader dies at 84
"...Tributes are accumulating upon the passing Gustavo “GusGarcia, who fought for civil rights and blazed..."

Dec. 17, 2018 News Post by Michael King

The Life and Times of Gus Garcia
City Council Member Gus Garcia retires after more than 30 years of public service
"...mind as I think about the political career of Gus Garcia. He has a long list of accomplishments and..."

June 2, 2000 News Feature by Daryl Slusher

Farewell and “Gracias” to Gus Garcia, Austin Trailblazer
Hispanic activist, former trustee, council member, mayor died Monday, at 84
"...thorough introduction to the life and political career of Gustavo "Gus" Garcia – who passed away Monday, Dec. 17,..."

Dec. 21, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

General Gus Garcia
The Victory of the Hordes
"...reportedly helping Muscovites employ an Austin-like emergency medical system, Gus Garcia's deputy leadership took center stage last Thursday, permitting..."

Oct. 27, 1995 News Column

Dale Gas, Gus!
Henry Cisneros, Gonzalo Barrientos, and other politicos try to get out the vote for mayoral candidate Gus Garcia.
"...The Spanglish chant that greeted mayoral candidate Gus Garcia Saturday afternoon at Nuevo Leon restaurant requires partial..."

Nov. 2, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Gus and the Others
Gus Garcia takes the mayoral election.
"...few surprises. Longtime public activist and civic elder statesman Gustavo Garcia is the new mayor of Austin; the county..."

Nov. 9, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Gus Takes Affirmative Action
"...for Ronney Reynolds' abandoned council seat, has been about Gus Garcia's attempt to jump from his current side of..."

Feb. 7, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Will The Smoke Clear Before Garcia Leaves Office?
The smoking ban gets preliminary approval but its future remains uncertain.
"...Council voted 4-3 to approve on first reading Mayor Gus Garcia's proposal to ban smoking in public places. But..."

May 16, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Welcome Back, Gus!
A Heavy Agenda for Garcia's new council
"...another item onto the agenda for Nov. 29 -- Gus Garcia's first meeting as mayor and one that promises..."

Nov. 23, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Gus Fires Again
"...Last week mayoral candidate Gus Garcia blasted AISD in "Naked City," saying district schools..."

Oct. 26, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Garcia Says 'No Mas'
"...Bringing an end to months of speculation, Austin Mayor Gus Garcia announced Wednesday he will not run for re-election..."

Dec. 20, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Gus Garcia on the qualities of the next mayor
"..."legitimate" candidates. But of any announced candidate for mayor, Gus Garcia has done more things that one expects people..."

Sept. 28, 2001 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

“We Were Very, Very Lucky”
City bids farewell to political and literal father Gus Garcia
"...chambers were packed Saturday afternoon for a memorial/celebration of Gus Garcia, former mayor and longtime public servant, who died..."

Jan. 7, 2019 News Post by Michael King

Austin @ Large: A Very Mayor-y Christmas
Enjoy your present from Gus Garcia. (You can't return it. Some assembly required.)
"...stepping down because they can't win, and when Mayor Gus Garcia announced he wouldn't seek another term, he dutifully..."

Dec. 27, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

The Great Brown Hope
Gus Garcia's Gaffes
"...council meetings, it'd be a lot easier to predict Gus Garcia's vote. You'd only have to determine which faction..."

June 28, 1996 News Column by Alex de Marban

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Candidate Gus Garcia takes on the school district
"...higher office) since Carole Keeton McClellan (now Rylander). But Gus Garcia, should he be elected on Tuesday, also shares..."

Nov. 2, 2001 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Council Watch
Several prospective candidates are expressing an interest in running for the council seat Gus Garcia is vacating
"...After his term ends next year, Council Member Gus Garcia is retiring from the council. The Watson council's..."

Oct. 29, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Ben Carson Invites Himself to Austin ISD
GOP contender's photo op plan quietly falls apart
"...GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson tried to drop by Gus Garcia Young Men's Leadership Academy in the middle of..."

Oct. 17, 2015 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
The City Council greets the Gus Garcia Era.
"...not an omen, just about the first thing Mayor Gus Garcia got to do in office was declare Austin..."

Nov. 30, 2001 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Thanks, But No Thanks
Garcia Abandons an Agreement Some Say Never Existed
"...ability to maintain racial balance on the council. Councilmember Gus Garcia, an incumbent who has held the traditionally Hispanic..."

March 14, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Can the new Green Council earn a mandate?
"...the helm. What rocks and whirlpools lurk before Mayor Garcia as he steers the ship of state into the..."

Nov. 16, 2001 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Hispanic Pass Over
Garcia, Spelman Open Cans of Racial Controversy
"...time around, Councilmembers Daryl Slusher, Beverly Griffith, Jackie Goodman, Gus Garcia, and Bill Spelman each got to appoint one..."

Aug. 22, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Naked City
Garcia Rates AISD "Unacceptable"
"...and economic troubles dominate current public discussion, mayoral candidate Gus Garcia has been using his campaign stops to focus..."

Oct. 19, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Jackie Does, Gus Doesn't
"...Council, as she considers a measure sponsored by Mayor Gus Garcia to ban smoking in all public places in..."

Feb. 28, 2003 News Feature

Casar Kicks Off
Campaigns rumble into gear – and Doggett talks House sit-in
"...Council Member Greg Casar’s campaign for re-election. Former mayor Gus Garcia sang Casar’s praises, as did U.S. Rep. Lloyd..."

June 27, 2016 News Post by Michael King

Neighbors Know Best
Lewis, Garcia Team Up Against Affordable Housing
" which he seemed to be arguing against himself, Gus Garcia finally made clear on the dais that he..."

Dec. 12, 1997 News Column by Kayte VanScoy

Courting the Vote
Four democrats are running for two judicial races.
"...An old acquaintance telephoned Council Member Gus Garcia the other day and offered to write him..."

Feb. 11, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Motal De-Clawed
Waging a Gentler Campaign for Place 2
"...political cartoon character is not her supporters' worst nightmare. Gus Garcia is...."

April 25, 1997 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Handicapping the (future) race for mayor
"...Gus Garcia: His For the Asking..."

March 30, 2001 News Feature

Naked City
Mayor what's-his-name is gone -- who's next?
"...old friend from Laredo -- semi-retired, three-term council member Gus Garcia -- has slammed his hat into the ring..."

Aug. 17, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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