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Naked City
A roundup of local news, rumors, and factoids from around Austin
"...its yearly surprise inspection every year for the past four years. "A series of things have happened and they're..."

Aug. 10, 2001 News Feature by Michael King

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Austin - bands, bikes, billboards, ballots, Bradley, and beyond - under scrutiny.
"...Thanks for your continuing coverage of Gary Bradley's latest bout of acute..."

April 27, 2001 Column

Naked City
Mark Tschurr, former head of a successful Austin technology company, is unanimously chosen as board chairman of the Save Our Springs Alliance.
"...There was more traffic on the roads, and Barton Springs, as Tschurr saw it, was in greater danger than..."

July 28, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Brigid Shea resigns from the Save Our Springs pac over the board's refusal to endorse Kirk Watson for mayor; Millennium March on Washington is April 30.
"...when Brigid Shea severed her last link to the Save Our Springs Alliance, the group she co-founded and devoted..."

April 21, 2000 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Hays County environmentalists and other area residents applaud a recent LCRA decision to delay building a water pipeline to Dripping Springs until an Environmental Impact Statement can be completed.
"...recent decision to put a water pipeline to Dripping Springs on hold, but they wonder how the move will..."

Jan. 7, 2000 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Politics Top 10
Top Ten Political Stories
"...old private energy company could come along and steal our best customers. That event would spell disaster for Austin,..."

Jan. 10, 1997 News Feature

Club Endorsements
Who's backing whom in the Nov. 6 election
"...contested races in the Nov. 6 election. Endorsements are sourced from candidate websites and Facebook pages...."

Oct. 25, 2018 News Post

All Things Budgetary ... and WTP4
The proposed plant dominates budget discussions at the dais
"...million gallons per day. But compared to what? ... Our current capacity [285 MGD] exceeds 2010 peak use by..."

Sept. 3, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
"...wished to do you harm, you could put on your best Clint Eastwood persona and say, 'OK, creep, am..."

Nov. 9, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
"...elections; an appeal is pending before the U.S. Supreme Court. See "Horses Stolen! Barn Door Confirmed Unlocked!."..."

Dec. 9, 2005 News Feature

Naked City
Residents and environmentalists want Western Travis development slowed
"...Critics claim the plan has inadequate water quality protections, encourages suburban sprawl, and is unnecessarily premature, proceeding before several..."

Feb. 25, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...now under way in the AISD bond election. See our feature on p.30...."

Aug. 27, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Quote of the Week: "Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we...."

Aug. 13, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Travis Co. Manifest Destiny
Some of the central organizational players in the land and water wars of western Travis Co.
"...The Hamilton Pool Road Alliance: Rebecca Hudson leads this trio of landowners who plan..."

May 28, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

TxDOT Scuttles SH 45 South -- For Now
For the time being, SH 45 South is off the table.
"...feared would increase demand to build in the Barton Springs Watershed, isn't completely disappearing from the state Department of..."

July 12, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

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Our readers talk back.
"...Urban Designer Greg Kiloh. Folks from 14 organizations, including four adjacent neighborhood associations, cast 13 votes for a northwest..."

June 21, 2002 Column

Austin @ Large: Austin at Large
Was this election the end of an era?
"...Proposition 1, the Austin Fair Elections Act -- do our jobs too well, as Taylor did? Austin may be..."

May 10, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Young Men's Business League, and the ascendant Young Women's Alliance...."

April 4, 1997 News Feature

The Fight of His Life
Are Ronney Reynolds' Mayoral Hopes on the Ropes?
"...future" and identify "goals, priorities, and values." And of course, like nearly any candidate who's ever tried to grab..."

Dec. 6, 1996 News Feature by Alex de Marban

Back ~ In Black?
SOS Is Arisen: Let the Confetti Rain Down
"...someone who just lost a big case. The 3rd Court of Appeals turned back the clock last Wednesday, reversing..."

Aug. 9, 1996 News Feature by Louisa C. Brinsmade

All Aboard the Soccer Train!
Major League Soccer and urban rail take city by storm
"...land out of the previously nonprofitable floodplain, and to encourage high-end, mixed-use development all along the creek, leading outward..."

March 28, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Water Fall
Between Austin Water's conservation goals and its execution ... lies a shadow
"...deadpan, and it would charge that a misallocation of resources and priorities was undermining the Wat­er Conservation Divi­sion's achievements,..."

June 17, 2011 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Cooper Rejects WTP Lawsuit
Lawsuit alleged city acted in 'bad faith'
"...April 12, Judge Margaret Cooper of the 250th District Court ruled against the Save Our Springs Alliance, the Spicewood..."

April 22, 2011 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and beyond
"...• New WTP4 Lawsuit On Jan. 14, Save Our Springs Alli­ance, the Spicewood Springs Road Tunnel Coalition,..."

Jan. 28, 2011 News Feature

Naked City
"...the Senate floor join me in thanking you and your friends and family for being with us today." –..."

April 13, 2007 News Feature

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Our readers talk back.
"...Growth?," News, Oct. 6]. The newly formed Wholesale Power Alliance is rightly upset that their electric rates (and rate..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Column

Cyber-Arithmetic
"...thousands of acres of land in the fragile Barton Springs Watershed and implement Open Government Online (Prop. 1) [“Point..."

April 26, 2006 Postmarks

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Our readers talk back.
"...Black responds: If I disagree with SOS, then of course I must be operating from corrupt motives. Great call,..."

April 14, 2006 Column

SOS Supports Propositions
"...Dear Austin Chronicle, First off, we at Save Our Springs Alliance like the Chronicle. We go back..."

April 12, 2006 Postmarks

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Our readers talk back.
"...mayor sent Bill Bunch a 99% blacked-out calendar, after Save Our Springs Alliance's latest phishing barrage (sorry, RFI)...."

April 7, 2006 Column

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