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Fort Bend Gets '08 Fever
Fort Bend County races start to shape up for '04.
"...What is it with Sugar Land? Local Republican state rep Charlie Howard had to fight..."

Oct. 2, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
A new site, a new battle for the Austin Jockey Club
"...proceeding with plans to build a racetrack in Pflugerville. And the City Council couldn't be happier. On Tuesday, the..."

Oct. 29, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
"...announced earlier in the year -- including class cancellations and a tuition increase -- and incorporates college-wide budget reductions..."

April 5, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Govalle Neighbors Rally to Save Pecan Grove
City-owned property slated for affordable housing
"...On Jan. 17, the city Planning and Zoning Department notified neighbors of an upcoming Historic..."

Feb. 22, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Council Preview: Marriott Pays Up
Thursday ends fee dispute, broods contact teams, and welcomes torment
" least want to note aloud the city’s legal and political victory. According to the backup, Council approval will..."

Sept. 29, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Comp Plan Task Force: Awry?
Council and City Management to the rescue
"...Task Force. After hearing widespread concerns, city council members and top-level city management are stepping in to help. They'll..."

Jan. 19, 2010 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Bee Cave Brouhaha
Civic unrest erupts in the southwest Travis County village
"...entering town. Some would say they've invited more asphalt and concrete – and trouble – in the process...."

May 7, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
"...mixed-use, pedestrian-friendly development in the central business district -- and still very much supports the concepts, but commissioners agreed..."

June 7, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

There Goes the Neighborhood
Council digs into short-term rentals this week
"...Enticed by the colorful murals, neighborhood pride, and affordable homes, Kristen Hotopp bought a house on Garden..."

Aug. 11, 2015 News Post by Natalia Ciolko

Holly Street Hoopla
An attempt to develop a Neighborhood Plan Contact Team for Holly Street went down in flames – again
"...goes your way – don't let anybody else talk, and shout down the neighbors. That was the approach taken..."

June 5, 2009 News Feature by Michael King

Keeping the Lights on at Casa de Luz
The iconic Austin eating-and-meeting place dearly wants to continue pursuing its macrobiotic mission – but can't quite seem to comply with public safety codes
"...Now, he says, the solution is food and community. It's a fortuitous shift, as community just might..."

June 14, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

The Insiders
Meet City Hall's local candidates for city manager
"...three-ring binder" stuffed with names of new city manager candidates from across the nation. Once council settles on the..."

Dec. 21, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
" prominent attorneys from across the state signed on and the Houston Chronicle called for her removal. See "Closing..."

Oct. 19, 2007 News Feature

Austin @ Large: Into the Gap
The city manager's new budget squeezes city services that are already tight
"..."I am truly grateful for the expressions of solidarity and for the spirit of 'sharing the pain' that have..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
"...Goodman, U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, state Rep. Elliott Naishtat, and other dignitaries will discuss the Bush budget and its..."

April 26, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Live-Blogging the FY 2008 Budget
Just what the title says!
"...touchy-felt their way through four umbrella tenets ("Rich Social and Cultural Community," etc.) to address. Toby's carved out $57.8..."

July 26, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Lege Lines: Elsewhere Under the Dome
What happened during the wild week before sine die?
"...Abbott still has until June 18 to veto bills and strike budget spending... Speaking of budgets, on May 27,..."

June 2, 2017 News Feature by the News Staff

"...Greg Guernsey, director of the beleaguered Planning and Zoning Department, has announced that Jerry Rusthoven will..."

July 22, 2016 News Feature

"...The city's Planning and Zoning Department announced this week that CodeNEXT project..."

July 15, 2016 News Feature

" financial year vs. operating costs of $244.9 million, and a fund balance of $143 million, much of which..."

July 17, 2015 News Feature

Naked City
The Sewers of the Villas
"...neighbors speculate that utility repairs now underway near 29th and Guadalupe -- a block north of the Villas --..."

Jan. 3, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Crunching the Numbers
"...include property taxes, sales taxes, transfers from Austin Water and Austin Energy, and miscellaneous fee income (development, permits, etc.)...."

June 10, 2016 News Feature

The Daily Hustle: 4/5/10
Boards and Commissions by the bucketful
"...up, soon as I get this fusion center up and running …..."

April 5, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

"...For more details and events, see Community Listings. Thursday 10..."

July 11, 2008 News Feature

Beside the Point
Preternaturally talented rogue city manager tries escaping 'The Company' before it does her in
"...With all the pirates, green ogres, and spiders having vacated the neighborhood septuplex, we've entered the..."

Aug. 17, 2007 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Budget Breakdown
Public Safety's proposed '07 numbers
"...million safety umbrella: Police, Fire, EMS, the Municipal Court, and Public Safety and Emergency Management, which oversees city marshals,..."

Aug. 25, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Point Austin: Beside the Point
Final City Council budget readings and votes this week
"...While the extraordinary scenes proceed at the convention center and elsewhere throughout town, the City Council remains on its..."

Sept. 9, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Public Notice: Here Comes the Vote
Council preps for marathon Land Development Code hearing and first reading
"...After two lengthy work sessions on the Land Develop­ment Code revision this Tuesday and Wednesday, City Coun­cil..."

Dec. 6, 2019 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Money Don't Buy Everything, It's True …
City Council plows through housing, energy, and budget hearing
"...speakers, trimmed the hours as it had last week, and what might have been several hours became a manageable..."

Aug. 21, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Council: Where There's Smoke, There's Barbecue
Council takes on barbecue smokers, and smoke gets in their eyes
"...(April 2) threatening to take on a much larger and more entrenched local constituency: barbecue fans. Item 15 on..."

April 3, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

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