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Enemies Mingle at Hill Country Conservancy Fiesta
Beer, brisket, and land preservation help unite political foes for a night
"...estate development communities, which is to say that the Hill Country Conservancy's Lyrics & Legacy Gala, held last Tuesday..."

April 28, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Vaca y Vino in the Texas Hill Country
Argentine-inspired beef & wine event at Bridges Ranch
"...ranch pasture to benefit the Farm & Ranch Freedom Alliance...."

April 18, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Hill Country Militia
Grassroots homesteaders tighten ranks to fight urban encroachment
"...In the hills outside San Antonio, we may be about to find..."

June 27, 2008 News Feature by Greg Harman

Building a Better Hill Country Suburb?
Developers Dick Rathgeber and Terry Mitchell say
"...jurisdiction), and the endorsement of the board of the Hill Country Conservancy, a nonprofit land trust that would manage..."

June 11, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Austin Food and Wine Alliance Grant Applications Now Open
Local culinary innovators to be awarded $25,000
"...It’s no secret that the Austin Food and Wine Alliance can throw one heckuva party. Indeed, when I broke..."

Oct. 4, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

Save Our Speck Alliance
Larry Speck is the main architect of the Hill Country Galleria. He's also a member of the Save Our Springs Alliance board, which opposes the Galleria. This is what you call, "walking the tightrope."
"...By all accounts, the Save Our Springs Alliance considered Larry Speck one of its most prized recruits..."

June 14, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Austin Food & Wine Alliance Releases Wine & Swine Menu
Pork-centric feast returns with a new twist
"...That’s because 22 chefs will be converging on Star Hill Ranch for Wine & Swine in the Hill Country..."

Nov. 2, 2016 Food Post by Brandon Watson

SOS Alliance Against Everything
"...tired of hearing about the whiners from the SOS Alliance. In my opinion, they have lost all of their..."

July 13, 2005 Postmarks

SOS Files for Bankruptcy
The stalwart defenders of Barton Springs reorganize in face of court loss.
"...news, but not surprising following the Save Our Springs Alliance's recent blow in court. Here's SOS' press release: SOS..."

April 10, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The LCRA Moves to Turn on the Tap
Future of Hill Country waits on Authority's decisions on water plan
"...destroy that little piece of heaven known as the Hill Country...."

Dec. 3, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Culinary Ladies of the Eighties: Susan Auler
Winery owner helped define Austin as wine and food destination
"...and Susan Auler set out to establish the Texas Hill Country as an American Viticultural Area (AVA) and wound..."

Nov. 17, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Cease-Fire Ends in Southwest Road Wars
Environmentalists charge that Daugherty has been working backroom deals for southwest roads
"...odds with groups such as the Save Our Springs Alliance and Hill Country Alliance. Still, Daugherty could sponsor, with..."

Sept. 22, 2006 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

The Centex Brigade
From San Antonio to Austin and back again
"...years ago, the staff at Austin's Save Our Springs Alliance was scrambling not only to maintain clarity at Barton..."

June 27, 2008 News Feature by Greg Harman

Save as We Pave?
The latest trend in environmentally sensitive planning tiptoes into Travis County
"...subdivision, a green-building neighborhood where nature-loving residents can enjoy country living but still drive into town in their SUVs..."

Oct. 20, 2006 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Ends in Southwest Road Wars," News, Sept. 22]. The Hill Country Alliance was formed to promote responsible and planned..."

Sept. 29, 2006 Column

Great Springs Project Proposes a Network of Trails From Austin to San Antonio
Squaring conservation with development
"...Can one of the fastest-developing regions in the country prioritize conservation? That's the hope of the ambitious Great..."

Jan. 1, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Naked City
"...try to influence the 50 largest cities in the country to institute similar plug-in programs in order to actually..."

March 11, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Holiday Gift Guide
Shopping ideas from the Chronicle News staff
"...2009 Texas Hill Country Calendar..."

Dec. 12, 2008 News Feature

Peacock Politics in Western Travis County
Handful of holdout ranchers expected to sell their family spreads in name of what some see as suburban sprawl
"...Opponents such as the Save Our Springs Alliance and Hill Country Alliance fight new development vigorously on..."

Jan. 26, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Neighbors Working Coopertatively With All
"...Ends in Southwest Road Wars,” News, Sept. 22]. The Hill Country Alliance was formed to promote responsible and planned..."

Sept. 27, 2006 Postmarks

Naked City
Headlines and Happenings from Austin and Beyond
"...1968 – has partnered with various organizations across the country for the REO program. FEMA is Fannie Mae's official..."

Sept. 22, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...who sits on the board of the Downtown Austin Alliance and is a member of the Downtown Commission, which..."

May 26, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Residents and environmentalists want Western Travis development slowed
"...LCRA board members, obtained by the Save Our Springs Alliance, states that "providing service to Lazy Nine is consistent..."

Feb. 25, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Election Notes
Prop. 2 will shape the way the area develops at a time when the community is trying to decide for itself what sort of neighborhood it wants to be
"...– and that's all before you get to Oak Hill, where things are really personal...."

May 12, 2006 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Naked City
"...Colorado River Authority's role in furthering development in the Hill Country, members of a multicounty community group have begun..."

Feb. 18, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Closer Look at Pct. 3 Contributors
Big names appear in Daugherty and Huber's donors
"...Barnes (former Lt. Gov.) 1,000 Charles Betts (Downtown Austin Alliance) 500 Valarie Bristol (Former Pct. 3 Commissioner)100 Nan Clayton..."

Oct. 22, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

More Big-Box Brawling
Battle brewing in Lakeway over putting big-box store on city-owned land
"...big-box retailers in the city. Christy Muse of the Hill Country Alliance said Highway 71 at Hamilton Pool Road..."

Jan. 26, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Naked City
"...• The Hill Country Alliance is alerting members to be on hand..."

Jan. 12, 2007 News Feature

Res Publica
Matters of the public, Dec. 11-17
"...at the first certified organic events facility in the country. E-mail to RSVP. 5:30-9:30pm. Barr Mansion, 10463 Sprinkle Rd.,..."

Dec. 12, 2008 News Feature

Heard at Wine and Swine
New venue was the perfect setting for porky party
"...The Austin Food & Wine Alliance's annual Wine and Swine event has bounced around from..."

Nov. 25, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

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