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Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...their love with women all across this country." – Our American President, giving the tort-reform pitch in Poplar Bluff,..."

Sept. 10, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Lowe's Loses Again
The Brodie Lane big-box project remains shut down until a September trial
" represent the retailer in its next round of court hearings. That move forced the case out of Judge..."

July 9, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Temple-Inland Reads the Writing on the Wall
The Fortune 500 firm abandons its SOS-busting, job-boosting plans
"...for more development than is allowed by the city's Save Our Springs Ordinance. But the promise of new jobs..."

Jan. 30, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
F&W on EPA and Barton Springs, portable toilets for Sixth Street flushed, job vacancies at the Sheriff's office & lack of education at Barton Springs
"...F&W to EPA: Save Springs!..."

July 27, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
SOS sues the EPA and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to do enough to prevent runoff pollution from despoiling Barton Springs.
"...the "check here if you won't endanger the Barton Springs Salamander" approach to pollution prevention will no longer cut..."

June 23, 2000 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Robert Redford's contribution to the preservation of Barton Springs comes in the form of his new film, The..."

May 15, 1998 News Feature

Battle Lines Drawn on Convention Center Expansion
Arguments escalate on how to spend hotel occupancy tax revenue
"...committee formed by leaders of the Austin Independent Business Alliance, Save our Springs Alliance, and others, is gathering petition..."

June 14, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Then There's This: Aquifer Angst
Will the city poop out on its fight to block a wastewater permit?
"...treated sewage in the recharge zone of the Barton Springs Edwards Aquifer...."

Sept. 28, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Dumping the Water Pump
Should Austin's conservation success forestall WTP 4?
"...council commits to living as long as possible within our current water-treatment "means" of 285 MGD, goes the argument,..."

Feb. 20, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

A Redevelopment Amendment to SOS Requires Much Thought and Study
"...nine months looking at how redevelopment affects the Barton Springs Watershed. Some levels of agreement were reached, but some..."

July 17, 2007 Postmarks

SOS Supports Proposition 2
"...“conservation development” being discussed in Travis and Hays counties [“Save as We Pave,” News, Oct. 20]. To be sure,..."

Oct. 24, 2006 Postmarks

Bunch's 'Guest' Editorial
" and corporate officials to take action now to save Barton Springs. At the moment, the whole future of..."

May 3, 2006 Postmarks

How to Read a Charter Amendment
Ballot language too confusing? Let us translate!
"..."Clean Water/Clean Government" amendments submitted via petitions by the Save Our Springs Alliance, the ACLU, and a coalition of..."

March 17, 2006 News Feature by Michael King

Texas Parks in Harm's Way
New report sounds alarm that Texas parks are being financially starved, warns that many of the state's open spaces and parks are under immediate threat
"...The ability to escape from our daily routines, to seek peace of mind and reconnect..."

March 3, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Stratus Busted for Runoff Pollution at Future AMD Site
Activists say early problems foretell future of construction over aquifer
"...Pollution of the Barton Springs watershed has already occurred due to development on the..."

Jan. 27, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...fix school finance, as well as Mayor Will Wynn, touring Europe (see "Austin@Large")..."

June 4, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

A Liquid Proposition
Austin's Water Quality Protection Lands are few and far between: can they do the job they are meant to do?
" home on the range. As he makes his tour of several parcels of land recently purchased by the..."

July 6, 2001 News Feature by Dan Oko

Our readers talk back.
"...the plane crash he was ready to get his four-year medallion for sobriety...."

June 30, 2000 Column

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...If you care about your library and its future in the book business, then..."

Jan. 23, 1998 News Feature

Our readers talk back.
"...Your Chron/PR letter reminds me of poison ivy, so pretty..."

April 28, 2006 Column

SOS: The Amendment That Didn't Bark
SOS slow to submit paired "open government" petitions to city
"...Save Our Springs Alliance, first among equals in the environmental..."

Feb. 17, 2006 News Feature by Michael King

Point Austin: Blame It on Grandpa
In search of heroes and villains over AMD
"...the battle over the aquifer is something else again. Save Our Springs Alliance, the most prominent of the several..."

Dec. 30, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Watershed AMD Saga Bulldozes On
A favorable City Council ruling brings development closer to reality
"...The proposed Advanced Micro Devices campus in the Barton Springs watershed moved one step closer to becoming a reality..."

Nov. 11, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Point Austin: The Lege v. Austin
The Austin-bashing bills are not just about water – also property, power, and democracy
"...It's hard not to take personally the portrait of Our Fair City that is perennially on display down at..."

May 27, 2005 News Column by Michael King

Our readers talk back.
"...been going on regarding toll legislation that will tax our children's children for generations to come. Do you mean..."

May 6, 2005 Column

Naked City
Breaking news from Austin and beyond.
"...The new City Hall faces will, of course, have a new City Hall to be faces in;..."

Nov. 19, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Lowe's Gets More Complex
The retailer wants the county to be a co-defendant in its SOS lawsuit
"...a trial set to begin Tuesday in state district court, Lowe's Home Centers Inc. is now trying to drag..."

Sept. 3, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...or at least the judge – this week, as court proceedings began in the latest lawsuit challenging the state's..."

July 30, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Impaired Judgment
SOS Alliance enters the controversy over toxins at Barton Springs.
" tide of last week's big environmental news, the Save Our Springs Alliance is renewing its efforts to secure..."

Jan. 31, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...At press time Wednesday, attorneys for the Save Our Springs Alliance, Stratus Properties, and the city of..."

Jan. 24, 2003 News Feature

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