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How Austin Is Tackling Homelessness on the Street and at City Hall
More shelters, more beds, and more fights about ordinances ahead
"...appointment with a medic from Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services' Community Health team when the call came in, and..."

Aug. 2, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Council: Coyotes, Garages, and Manure
Old zoning cases never die; they just reincarnate as amendments
"...various pieces of the Champion Tracts since the mid-Nineties, and this latest variation – concerning Tract 3 of the..."

Oct. 7, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

“Reimagining” APD and Its Huge Budget Starts Now
City Council and the city manager try to move away from policing, but is it enough?
" reinvested back into APD to enhance its training and records management. The resulting $8.1 million in actual reductions..."

July 24, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

TikTok Talents, Metal Gods and Comedy Provocateurs Added as SXSW Keynotes and Speakers
With a week to go, the fest expands its speaker and podcast list
"...a whole extra slate of new speakers, panels, sessions, and podcast recordings...."

March 1, 2022 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

News Roundup: Lawsuits, Laws, and Plea Bargains
Brian Rodgers vs. COA, Abbott vs. women's rights, etc.
"...Abbott signs a law restricting abortion access even further; and more...."

June 15, 2015 News Post by News Staff

A Moveable - and Musical - Feast
Eating at ACL Fest
"...the organizers from C3 Presents take what they've learned and use it to refine and tweak things for the..."

Sept. 14, 2007 Music Feature

Qmmunity: Health Equity During COVID-19
An intersectional framework to how we live and help others is essential for a healthier, more equitable future
"...As the coronavirus spreads, another public health threat is exposed: inequity. Indeed, COVID-19, the disease caused..."

April 3, 2020 Column by Beth Sullivan

In the Worst Moments of Austinites’ Lives, APD Victim Services Shows Up
Inside one of APD’s most-celebrated divisions
"...put out the call for assistance from a victim services counselor. As a crisis counselor with the Austin Police..."

April 19, 2024 News Feature by Austin Sanders

The Debate Over How and Whether to Jail Kids in Austin Is Just Getting Started
Travis County proposes a new facility to hold kids accused of crimes
"...Rundberg Lane in North Austin. Both groups drew guns and shot. A 32-year-old man lost his life. Wallace was..."

Jan. 26, 2024 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

With Mental Health Diversion Center Forthcoming, Sheriff Still Wants More Humane Jail Facilities
Can healing happen in jail?
"...Sheriff Sally Hernandez has not given up on her dream of new..."

Dec. 29, 2023 News Feature by Maggie Q. Thompson

Add-Backs to Cut City Services
"...Community Services $2.14 millionMunicipal Court: $337,067 for clerks, social service contracts,..."

Aug. 5, 2005 News Feature

Dirty South Sex Ed Offers Inclusive Health Information
Irma Garcia educates Black & Indigenous communities & people of color
"...educator Irma Garcia works to spread unbiased, inclusive sexual health information for Black, Indigenous, and people of color here..."

May 16, 2020 News Post by Gianni Zorrilla

Coronavirus and the Threat to Those Recovering From Addiction
Maintaining connections – at a distance – to stay sober during the pandemic
"...their addiction can feel accepted by a community that understands intimately the challenges the disease poses...."

May 15, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

On the Lege: Bombshells and Budget Officers
The Legislature begins to get down to business.
"...air of Republican celebration began to subside a bit, and a few early cracks began to appear in the..."

Feb. 7, 2003 News Feature by Michael King

UT Students Protest Health Inequity
They urge Congress to spend more on global health
"...Young protesters chanted, "Health care is a human right!" beside the oak trees..."

Nov. 11, 2022 News Feature by Leena Alali

Lean and ... Leaner
A preview of the city's proposed (and shrinking) budget
" the General Fund, which is where your sales and property taxes live and which supports city departments that..."

Aug. 3, 2001 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Between Round Rock and a Hard Place
Northridge Acres can't find water, water anywhere.
"...Acres are pretty sure about two things: "Shit floats" and "Water flows toward money."..."

Nov. 15, 2002 News Feature by Walter Howerton Jr

Winners and Losers: Comparing This Year's Budget to Last
" are a 34% increase in the Transportation Fund, and the fee on your utility bill that goes with..."

Aug. 22, 1997 News Feature

Bicycle Nomads and the Winds of Change
Backers say winter migration to Mexico creates 'a whole new way of life'
" of bicycle nomads, circus performers, musicians, biologists, artists, and mechanics about to bolt for Mexico? That's a question..."

Dec. 3, 2004 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Boards & Commissions Mix-and-Match
The city tries to consolidate its committees
"...currently lays claim to more than 60 different boards and commissions, ranging from the Arts Commission to the Airport..."

Aug. 1, 2014 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Local Reps and Their Committees
Strama tapped to oversee Technology Committee
"...Now local Democrats have unwrapped his Feb. 12 announcement and are separating the bow on top from the strings..."

Feb. 20, 2009 News Column by Richard Whittaker

News Roundup: Endings and Beginnings
Out with the old City Council, in with the new
"...longer to get married, another protest takes place Downtown, and more...."

Dec. 15, 2014 News Post by the News Staff

The Past, Present, and Future of Waller and Shoal Creeks
Finally doing right by Austin's waterways
"...the apartments where the ice plant used to be, and downstairs into the ditch. It's crowded, cold, and dark..."

Nov. 30, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

News Roundup: Confederates, Cookies, and Cream
Statues taken down, Blue Bell returns, all is well
"...returns months after a listeria outbreak; a police chief and an activist ("peacefully") tweet angry remarks at each other;..."

Aug. 31, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

Roger Waters and Erin Lee Carr to Keynote SXSW 2020
Also appearing: Phoebe Robinson, 50 Cent & Bon Appétit Test Kitchen
"...Music’s first keynote speaker of 2020. The singer, bassist, and activist served as the mastermind and lyricist behind two..."

Nov. 12, 2019 SXSW Post by Kevin Curtin

Dell Medical Is Bringing Health Care to the Homeless
UT school forms a street team
"...their chances for a safe life derailed by physical and mental illness that does not improve once on the..."

Jan. 18, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

The Luv Doc: Services Rendered
Idle hands are the Devil's playthings
"...whose long-term contract just ended a few months ago and now she has a lot of time on her..."

March 9, 2018 Column by The Luv Doc

Council Candidates in District 6 and 10 Diverge on Police, Housing, Land Use
Race(s) to the West
"...of the community wants the thing to happen fast, and the other half doesn't want it to happen. But..."

Aug. 21, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Front Steps Slips and Falls
As the nonprofit that runs the ARCH falls apart, the city's rush to replace it frustrates providers
"...of those ways offered much dignity to the overworked and underpaid nonprofit staff...."

July 29, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Texas Faith and Freedom
Samantha Smoot recounts her work with the Texas Freedom Network
" her small but comfortable office on West Sixth and talked to her about the TFN, her hopes for..."

Oct. 15, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

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