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"...In your "Council Contest Primer" section [April 12] you wrote the..."

April 26, 2002 Column

Austin @ Large
SOS & Smart Growth, and the candidates
"...ahead of himself. The recently departed chair of the Save Our Springs Alliance and aspiring political tyro wrote the..."

Sept. 14, 2001 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
With barely a week to go before the primary, District 48 candidates Mandy Dealey and Ann Kitchen square off with local TV ads; meanwhile, the Republican contenders sort themselves out.
"...Crockett High School to offer child care and other resources so that pregnant students and those with children could..."

March 3, 2000 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) will add the Barton Springs Salamander to the Endangered Species List...."

April 25, 1997 News Feature

Then There's This: Extreme Sprawl
SH 45 toll road hawks back in the driver's seat
"...Met­ro­pol­itan Planning Organ­ization board to fast-track construction of the four-lane toll road across the Barton Springs segment of the..."

Feb. 14, 2014 News Column by Amy Smith

City Hall Hustle: Hell or High Water
WTP4 opposition increasing – and increasingly not on the same page
"...The Save Our Springs Alliance has filed one WTP4-related lawsuit, while..."

Aug. 20, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Before the Well Runs Dry
The city moves toward conservation, but is it moving fast enough?
"...Before it comes your way,..."

Aug. 22, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Jollyville Salamander Not So Jolly
Save Our Springs Alliance files suit against U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to respond to petitions to add the rare Jollyville salamander and Val Verde County's San Felipe gambusia to the endangered species list
"...where we're going with this thought, don't you? Of course. In a nutshell, the Bush administration has moved to..."

Aug. 18, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

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"...Mr. Gabriel, your article speaks truth ["Cyril Neville Tells It Like It..."

May 5, 2006 Column

A Bill Bunch Spin – as Exciting as Anticipated
"...and instant access to public information and city decision-making saves more tax dollars than it costs, perhaps there are..."

April 19, 2006 Postmarks

Austin's New Karl Rove
Former council member doesn't care for SOS's charter amendments, and they don't like him, either
"...Slusher cut his journalistic teeth at the Chronicle defending Barton Springs and was..."

March 17, 2006 News Feature by Michael King

Citizen Mary
A Profile of Mary Arnold, Advocate for Austin
"...of Texas regents from selling the Lions Municipal Golf Course property to commercial developers. The city operated the 18-hole..."

April 5, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Riding the Tech Titanic
Austin looks for recovery after the dot-com bust.
"...ago, if we had been smart, we could have saved time by simply running the above haiku in place..."

March 15, 2002 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
The wise aftermath of Smart Growth
"...(not the first) between Council Member Daryl Slusher and Save Our Springs Alliance Executive Director Bill Bunch, on the..."

Oct. 5, 2001 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

King Kirk
illustration by Doug Potter
"...this project will turn out to be his finest hour, or his baddest boondoggle...."

Jan. 8, 1999 News Column

May 12 Municipal Election: The 'Chronicle' Endorsements
"...Leffingwell's leadership, the city has done that while maintaining our commitment to environmental protection. One way of keeping a..."

April 27, 2012 News Feature

It's Your City Council!
Brigid Shea and Clay Dafoe vs. Lee Leffingwell
"...on coal-tar parking lot sealants, the expansion of the Save Our Springs Ordinance to cover redeveloped land over the..."

April 13, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

No Surprises in City's Answer to WTP4 Suit
Water plant controversy keeps on churning
"...dismiss a lawsuit – filed July 29 by the Save Our Springs Alliance – over alleged environmental violations related..."

Aug. 27, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

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Our readers talk back.
"...Not right there in Austin, the very home of our beloved Roky Erickson and his Sixties band the 13th..."

Aug. 12, 2005 Column

Bill Bunch Sets the Record Straight!
"...move from East and North Austin into the Barton Springs Watershed [“Y Not?,” News, June 24]. Sadly, the crisp..."

June 29, 2005 Postmarks

Point Austin: Call Us in 2105
As the city drops its time capsule, we hope there'll be something to drink to – and with – in 100 years
"...As our regular readers know by now, longtime Chronicle staffer and..."

Jan. 21, 2005 News Feature by Michael King

Road Foes: Down, But Not Out?
Fallout continues from last week's toll-plan vote
"...Of course, the lawmakers who voted for the plan are in..."

July 23, 2004 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

Bee Cave Brouhaha
Civic unrest erupts in the southwest Travis County village
"...board of aldermen turned to developer Chris Milam to save the village from the world's largest retailer, first with..."

May 7, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
The SOS Alliance stops work -- barely -- on a controversial big-box project
"...Just as Save Our Springs Alliance leaders headed to a court hearing..."

Feb. 27, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
The company, the alliance, the mayor, and the Statesman read each other's e-mail.
"...The Save Our Springs Alliance is gearing up for what could..."

Jan. 2, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

For Lowe's, A Win's a Win
Lowe's and the city cut a deal over the aquifer.
"...was absent, testifying in the redistricting trial.) The Commissioners Court had previously approved a preliminary plan that was conditional..."

Dec. 19, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Lowe's, Austin, and HB 1204: Who's Got the Cards?
Are Austin's hands tied on another land-use battle over the aquifer?
"...Valley assumption then was that Austin would enforce its Save Our Springs water-quality ordinance and cap the development at..."

Oct. 10, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from around Austin and beyond.
"...-- get them before they get us." -- Yes, our American president, George W. Bush, speaking at a fundraiser..."

Sept. 19, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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"...Confusing Coverage of Barton Springs..."

Feb. 7, 2003 Column

SOS, Stratus Split in Court
"...Meurer, the city of Austin, Stratus Properties, and the Save Our Springs Alliance each got some of what they..."

Jan. 31, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

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