1-30 of 46 results, sorted by relevance | sort by date
Lee Elementary Still Lee Elementary
Campus renaming debate still rumbles on the AISD board
"...Time to update your address book: Robert E. Lee Elementary is now Russell Lee..."

May 26, 2016 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Lee Elementary No Longer Lee Elementary
Renaming process has begun
"...There will be one less sign of Texas' Civil War..."

April 1, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Renaming for Lee Elementary Begins
Starting March 29, community members can submit nominations
"...On Monday, March 28, the AISD school board voted to begin the process to rename Lee..."

March 28, 2016 News Post by Amy Kamp

AISD to Consider Ridding School Names of Confederate Legacy
AISD Board in the process of crafting a mechanism that allows for renaming schools upon public request
"...Austin Independent School District trustees could adopt a new policy for..."

Nov. 20, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Lee Renaming Brings Out Butter-Knife-Sharp Wit
Don’t ask a question you don’t want to know the answer to
"...The political sage Homer Simpson once mused, "When will people learn democracy doesn't..."

April 29, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

A Guide to Confederate Monuments in Austin
Where to find them, for as long as they're still standing
"...News writer Michael King addresses historical illiteracy and the problem..."

Aug. 18, 2017 News Feature

Friends Like These
Austin Neighborhoods Council prez says FAN and ANC values are in conflict
"...There's a new kid on the block of Austin neighborhood..."

Sept. 11, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

AISD Targets Confederate Names
Superintendent Paul Cruz wants new names in place by March
"...Austin Independent School District administrators have asked trustees to rename five..."

Nov. 17, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Tempers Flare as AISD Board Tackles Confederate Legacy
Name change issue punted to the board's policy committee
"...What's in a name? When it comes to Austin ISD facing pressure to..."

Nov. 13, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

"...City Council is heading into the stretch for 2015, with only two more..."

Nov. 27, 2015 News Feature

Summer Camp Guide
"...Pack the bug spray, the laptop, the curling iron..."

April 28, 2006 Features Feature by Nora Ankrum

2005 Kids Summer Camps
An annotated list of several places where kids could be going this summer to enjoy physically and mentally invigorating activities
"...Summer is a-comin' in, and the kids are a-goin' out...."

April 29, 2005 Features Feature

It's Not Just a ZIP Code
Neighborhood Associations
"...Barton Hills-Horseshoe Bend NA index.html..."

Dec. 4, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Point Austin: What History Teaches
Charlottesville resistance an inspiration here and everywhere
"...Thanks in part to our increasingly fake president, we have not heard the last of..."

Aug. 18, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Our readers talk back.
"...Delwood Assn. Responds..."

Sept. 27, 2002 Column

"...No regular City Council meeting this week – the next is..."

May 27, 2016 News Feature

Work in Progress
Council members' transportation projects
"...The following transportation and mobility projects are selected from lists in development by City Council..."

Jan. 15, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

News Roundup: Smoke and Fire
Arsonists, burn bans, and heated arguments
"...In this week's News Roundup: Rangers arrest Austin's car arsonist in Iowa;..."

Aug. 17, 2015 News Post by the News Staff

"...City Council is on annual hiatus, and won't meet again until its July 27 budget work session. In..."

July 8, 2016 News Feature

Rubber Meets the Road
Bond election project breakdown
"...The city stresses that spending of the $90 million bond package may..."

Oct. 22, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Re-Forming AI$D
What's behind the national involvment in local school board races?
"...Something has changed in education politics, and Robert Schneider has..."

Nov. 28, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Quote of the Week "I don't think anyone anticipated breach of the levees."..."

Sept. 9, 2005 News Feature

Our readers talk back.
"...Another Pro-Heckler Heckle..."

March 8, 2002 Column

Naked City
"...Quote of the Week..."

Aug. 31, 2007 News Feature

Our readers talk back.
"...Slusher Rebuts MCM..."

March 15, 2002 Column


Dec. 19, 1997 Arts Review

Naked City
"...Quote of the Week "The HPV vaccine does not promote sex; it protects..."

Feb. 9, 2007 News Feature

Loosey-Goosey Land Agreement?
Environmentalists and AISD face off once again over school construction in Southwest Austin
"...UT vs. A&M. Ali vs. Foreman. Snowboarder vs. hubris. To the annals of great rivalries..."

Feb. 24, 2006 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Art Openings
"..."Dance Show," Skylight Gallery (Mar 4); "Definientia II," Gallery Lombardi (Mar 4); "New..."

March 5, 1999 News Feature

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Feb. 11-18
"...AISD TRUSTEES want your input on boundaries for the new Southwest..."

Feb. 12, 2010 News Feature

1   2     NEXT    2 »
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

Eric Goodman's Austin FC column, other soccer news

Behind the scenes at The Austin Chronicle

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle