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HD 48 Heats Up
Ex-banker Glenn Bass to challenge Rep. Donna Howard in general election
"...the banking industry, Bass touts himself as a "fiscal and economic conservative." These days he runs his own holding..."

Oct. 5, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

ANC: Do More With Less
ANC members see breath of fresh air in new Parks director
"...A double-bill attraction of City Manager Marc Ott and new Parks & Recreation Department Director Sara Hensley brought..."

Feb. 6, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Point Austin: The Cost of Community
The city budget is where Austin decides how to live
"...budget season, with the departmental presentations beginning this week, and I've barely managed to skim the executive summaries. We've..."

Aug. 8, 2008 News Column by Michael King

Rise of the Bikes
Austin pedaling hard toward mobility improvements
"...violations, auto-traffic overloading of area roads, increasing climate awareness, and a citywide zeal for fitness. Beaudet and her staff..."

April 18, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...race at, a blog that seeks contributions from candidates' campaigns. Voters can also join in the hot online..."

Feb. 21, 2003 News Feature

No Water, Plenty of Sewage
"...1992: The city's Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Georgetown Industrial Foundation consider a..."

Aug. 17, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Right Wing Texas State Board of Education Braces Looks to the Left
Central Texas voters can help transform deep-red education panel
"...Board of Education, a perennial hotbed of right-wing ideology and clownery, could see a major political shift this election..."

Feb. 21, 2020 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Some Say the World Will End … in Ice
City Council dodges the ice storm, and much of its agenda
"...meeting had a hurry-up vibe that produced some postponements and truncated testimony. But Council managed to take another step..."

Dec. 11, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Point Austin: Driving the “Austin Bargain”
Mayor Adler's dream of a compromise on housing supply
" petition Mayor Steve Adler to "take a public stand against Donald Trump's xenophobic agenda, and do everything in..."

Feb. 3, 2017 News Column by Michael King

From Penitentiaries to Picture Shows
Spiderwood Studios founder Tommy Warren follows the dream
"...the air. Breathe it in. Outside, cattle dot the land. Warren points next at the barren, winter field. "There,"..."

Jan. 30, 2009 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

Naked City
" see each other coming out of their homes, standing in line on a chilly Tuesday evening, talking, arguing,..."

March 14, 2008 News Feature

Kick-Starting CarShare
Austin CarShare hits the road
"...When a handful of local greens and transportation reformers announced two years..."

July 27, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Readers weigh in on the recent Best Of Austin issue, and the Save Our Volente committe rebuts an article.
"...Meant Us to Vote They Would Have Given US Candidates (p. 85), and mistakenly noted that Jim Hightower's radio..."

Sept. 29, 2000 Column

Georgetown Smackdown
Suburbanites Wrestle Over Managed Growth, Smart Growth, and "Stupid Growth"
"...It's just after 10am on Monday, July 30, and the Georgetown City Council chambers are thick with tension...."

Aug. 17, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Betty Baker Rules
Love her or fear her, Austin's land-use queen rules the city her own way
"...tiny, 71-year-old woman who has survived two heart attacks and a history of anemia-related illnesses, and her fading vision..."

April 2, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
The fuss over historic zoning is a symptom of larger city problems.
"...In between keening over the budget and kneeling before major employers, City Hall has found the..."

Aug. 22, 2003 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Mixed Use, Mixed Emotions
An anniversary review of Austin's vertical mixed-use program discovers a range of responses to density, change, and planning
"...Austin embarked on a complex experiment in populist urban planning known as "VMU." That's "vertical mixed-use," a new zoning..."

Feb. 1, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Imagining Austin
Austinites begin a new comprehensive plan for the city's future
"...plan that has a profound influence on our generation and the next."..."

Jan. 29, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Corner to Corner
There's more development slated for the already-crowded RM 2222 and Loop 360 interchange.
"...Champion family first acquired 240 acres of Bull Creek bottomland and the overlooking bluff. Getting into Austin was an..."

Sept. 10, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

A Change of Scenery
What It Looks Like
"...Some lay of the land: Rainey Street itself runs north-south through the middle of..."

July 16, 1999 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
The City Council greets the Gus Garcia Era.
"...That act, of course, pertained to the recent storms and floods, but the 600 homes and businesses damaged on..."

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

Naked City
Local news this week in Austin
"...reporter who did some time at the Austin American-Statesman and was hired away from the Orange County Register in..."

June 15, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Public Notice: A Modest Proposal
Zoning doesn't have to be so hard
"...10-1 Council meeting by postponing all of this week's zoning cases for at least a week, after a somewhat..."

Jan. 30, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

On the Waterfront
As development accelerates along Town Lake, Austin faces urgent choices
"...sparring. For its relevance to the high-rise development pressures and urban-planning issues once again shaping up on Town Lake's..."

Jan. 19, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

CodeNEXT: Conditions for Commissions
Planning, Zoning & Platting get last licks in before recommendations go to Council
"...As we go to press, the Planning Commission is concluding its fourth marathon meeting spent crafting..."

May 18, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Res Publica
Good times for good citizens: Feb. 27-March 5
" health screenings, food, vendors, live music, kids activities, and more. 1-5pm. Huston-Tillotson University, 900 Chicon, 472-9599. Free...."

Feb. 27, 2009 News Feature

Naked City
The Zoning and Platting Commission postpones -- into possible oblivion -- a clutch of historic cases.
"...Yet more controversy and complaint on the city historic zoning front: After postponing..."

Nov. 28, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Council To Imagine Imagine Austin
Plus SH 45, White Lodging, frat houses, and more
"...a 60-item agenda that includes the mother of all planning issues – the Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan – which..."

June 15, 2012 News Feature by Amy Smith

Developing Stories
What can the City of Brotherly Love teach Austin?
"...Austin is finally getting serious about urban planning. Last week at City Council, a fresh comprehensive planning..."

June 27, 2008 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Going Vertical
The new VMU zoning could transform your neighborhood – and you have 90 days to help decide how
"...central-city density. Yet the prospect of adding more people and cars and high-rises to one's own central neighborhood –..."

Feb. 9, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

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