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Everybody Loves a Wynn-er
Will Wynn is his own flavor of ice cream -- pure vanilla, but mixed with nuts
"...member of the current City Council, between his wife's resources ("I made my money the old-fashioned way; I married..."

Feb. 14, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Transportation and trash are heavy on the minds of readers this week.
"...SOS Action Not Alliance..."

Feb. 4, 2000 Column

A Rural Riddle
Hays County Water Planning Partnership forms to try and stop unmitigated growth
"...Village of Bee Cave on Highway 71 to Dripping Springs along U.S. 290, and could potentially serve thousands of..."

Oct. 15, 1999 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Serious Concerns Over Amending SOS Ordinance
"...Council Member Lee Leffingwell’s proposed amendment to the voter-approved Save Our Springs Ordinance would make it easier for redevelopment..."

Nov. 6, 2007 Postmarks

Our readers talk back.
"...aesthetic regulation to reactionary neighborhood groups; penalizes two-car garages; encourages smaller yards; and further lengthens the lead time for..."

Oct. 27, 2006 Column

Who's Your Grandpa?
Critics say older case gives ammo against AMD, but city staff say they are apples and oranges
"...staff's determination that the project is exempt from the Save Our Springs Ordinance is either a "lead-pipe cinch" or..."

Dec. 16, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Y Not?
The battle over AMD's move to Lantana is a one-tract skirmish in a larger war over the uncertain future of Central Texas
"...all of Oak Hill – is in the Barton Springs watershed. This makes the whole area an environmentally poor..."

June 24, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Our readers talk back.
"...Aquifer Springs Eternal..."

Aug. 2, 2002 Column

SOS Sues Over Stratus Plan
Stratus Properties plans to develop 1,253 acres in the Barton Springs watershed, but the Save Our Springs Alliance believes state law prohibits their lofty plans.
"...A Save Our Springs Alliance lawsuit against the city and Stratus..."

June 28, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
" 1993, the year after voters overwhelmingly passed the Save Our Springs Ordinance. Slusher's ascension followed in 1996, two..."

June 17, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Bitter Buzzing in Bee Cave
Local politicos, enviros sting each other over controversial mall project
"...the developer retracting his statements in another, and the Save Our Springs Alliance coming under attack in a lengthy..."

April 16, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

A Different Shade of Green for Temple-Inland
The firm -- and the mayor -- suggest economic growth merits waiving SOS.
"...the City Council's willingness to waive compliance with the Save Our Springs Ordinance...."

Jan. 9, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Battle of the Big Box
Enviros and Southwest neighbors find a common cause: fighting Wal-Mart and its plans for a Supercenter on the aquifer
"...Supercenter planned for a 29-acre tract in the Barton Springs Recharge Zone. Moderating the proceedings was former Mayor Frank..."

July 11, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

It's a Done Deal
The City Council approved the Stratus settlement 6-1. Now what?
"...Southwest Austin, the City Council endorsed the controversial deal hours after it had undergone yet another round of revisions..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Creedmoor Need More
The city of Austin and the BSEACD are skeptical of Creedmoor-Maha's request to triple its pumping limits.
"...differences with the city of Austin and the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District (BSEACD), the quasi-governmental body charged with..."

Dec. 14, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Rick Green and Ken Armbrister push a flurry of bills creating special water and development districts -- including the reviled, though much-revised, "Bradley bill" -- through their respective chambers at the Legislature.
"...Dripping Springs Rep. Rick Green has worked himself into a veritable..."

May 4, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Council Watch
sos board votes no on the proposed bradley settlement
"...a deal. But now the challenges are coming. The Save Our Springs Alliance Board voted Monday night, "with unanimity,"..."

March 3, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

More and More and More Is Too Much
"...more toilets, more car traffic in the fragile Barton Springs Watershed? More speculative “grandfathering,” more administrative approvals, and limited..."

Oct. 30, 2007 Postmarks

Pondering the Props
The ballot language of the proposed charter amendments, with Chronicle translations
"...via petition by the ACLU, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Save Our Springs Alliance, and other groups, although it has..."

March 24, 2006 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...may not want to vote during the primaries, see our Endorsements...."

Feb. 24, 2006 News Feature

Our readers talk back.
"...continue to increase in occurrence and as topics of our presentations to teens and youth. Given the photo display..."

July 1, 2005 Column

Woes for Lowe's
The big-bad big box gets stuffed – twice – in court
" on Brodie Lane should comply with the city's Save Our Springs Ordinance...."

June 25, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Same old story: developers vs. environmentalists
"...The hearing is at the Dripping Springs Primary School, 29400 RR 12 N. (for directions, see..."

April 30, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Council a No-Show at SOS Events
"...Supporters of the Save Our Springs Ordinance rocked the house -- and the..."

Aug. 16, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

What's Next for Bankrupt SOS?
Staff says life will go on, but tactics may change
"...Last week, the environmental activist group Save Our Springs Alliance announced that it's filing for bankruptcy..."

April 20, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Our readers talk back.
"...DeLay and his merry band of redistricters is for our neighbors to vote in large numbers in the upcoming..."

Sept. 29, 2006 Column

Endangered Spider Spooks the Feds
Fish and Wildlife Service declines to add rare cave spider to federal endangered species list, saying C. cueva doesn't exist; critter's supporters cry foul
"..."The USFWS ruling on our petition is a politically motivated, scientifically brainless bag job..."

Dec. 30, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor

Silicon Labs to Move Downtown, Out of Watershed
Company's decision to move was partly due to concerns about expanding in environmentally sensitive terrain
"...Laboratories Inc.'s decision to move out of the Barton Springs watershed and into downtown...."

Dec. 9, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Clean Water, Clean Government Campaign Kicks Off
SOS Alliance wants more open and more proactive government on aquifer issues
"...Last week, a grassroots coalition led by the Save Our Springs Alliance kicked off a double-header campaign –..."

Dec. 2, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Stratus Goes to Council on Lantana
SOS Alliance threatens to sue if application approved
"...apparently to consider legal issues governing the tract. The Save Our Springs Alliance, which has been fighting the proposed..."

Nov. 4, 2005 News Feature by Michael King

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