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The Devilish Details
Council holds a hearing on the new Brackenridge lease plan.
"...Hospital: city staff's effort to maintain reproductive public health services deemed "immoral" by the Catholic Church. Staff briefed council..."

Jan. 25, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Still Hungry
Reassessing the state of Austin's food security
"...in prosperity and Smart Growth. At that time, the social service agencies we visited made it clear that despite..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Putting Himself 'Out Here'
Theatre Arts and English teacher Rick Garcia has put himself "out here," on Austin's fringes, n the off-the-map, lost-worldness of Johnston High School, to reach out to some of the poorest kids in one of Austin's most neglected neighborhoods and make a difference through that rare and vital cocktail: art and education.
"...role this year, because I am going to play social service. This individual is going to get that opportunity,..."

March 9, 2001 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Capitol Chronicle
The Texas state budgeting process is called conservative, but might be better described as "penny wise, pound foolish."
"...the state do not even address the loss of services to citizens: in economic development, in human services, in..."

Jan. 26, 2001 News Column by Michael King

Land Lock
from east to west, land use a hot topic
"...not high-density office space. Ebenezer Baptist Church, a powerful social and economic force in the area, is expected to..."

March 24, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

The Lauryn Paige Fuller Story
Eighteen-year-old Donald Scott Fuller was brutally murdered last year. Jordan Smith explores
"...a few, like gender identity specialist and licensed master social worker Katy Koonce, this type of denial ensures that..."

Feb. 18, 2000 Features Feature by Jordan Smith

About AIDS
"...semi-annually for disease status, depression, stressful life events, and social support. Their findings: the probability of progressing to AIDS..."

June 4, 1999 Column

Wallet and Spirit
Sickbed Fortune
"...thought. TPPF's reports and op-eds advocate privatization of public services, downsized government, and other free-market projects that would warm..."

Jan. 29, 1999 News Feature by Debbie Nathan

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...new features and updated info on environmental products and services. New to the directory are two important topics: one..."

March 27, 1998 News Feature

Women Dive into WATERTechnology Gainer
"...a vision in line with the Foundation's goal of social and environmental justice. While most of the projects assisted..."

Sept. 20, 1996 Screens Feature by Ken Hunt

Local Nonprofits Adapt to Help People Survive Domestic Violence During COVID-19
Seeking shelter when home isn't safe
"...said that SAFE, which provides emergency shelter and support services, is hearing such stories everyday. Shelter-in-place orders aim to..."

May 8, 2020 News Feature by Beth Sullivan

City Hall Gets Better at the Basic Business of Budgeting
Early indicators are good, but difficult fiscal conversations linger
"...modest, enhancements elsewhere on the political ledger: new victim services counselors, more funding for DNA evidence processing (including rape..."

Aug. 16, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

SXSW Taps ConsenSys Founder Joseph Lubin for 2019 Keynote
Blockchain & Cryptocurrency track programming comes into focus
"...(Music Industry & Culture), Starbucks chairman emeritus Howard Schultz (Social & Global Impact), and Zoe Saldana (Entertainer Influencer)...."

Oct. 9, 2018 SXSW Post by Bonny Chu

The Damage Done by SB 4
Court records reveal impact of the "show me your papers" bill on immigrant lives
"...and Customs Enforcement raids in Austin, his eyes scanned social media channels and online community groups for the latest..."

July 21, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Medicaid Patients Face a Future Without Planned Parenthood
“I don’t know where I would go”
"...the center's staff. If she could no longer receive services there through Medicaid, she said, "I do not know..."

Feb. 17, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Council Budget Afterthoughts
Council members offer post-approval thoughts on FY 2016 budget
"...council. The budget substantially increases spending for health and social service (by nearly $9 million), for parks, pools and..."

Sept. 18, 2015 News Post by Michael King

Breaking the Chains
Slavery may be illegal, but it's not eradicated
"...contemporary slavery remains a nebulous phenomenon, existing in the social and cultural shadows, but not often generating the data,..."

June 19, 2015 News Feature by Lizzie Jespersen

Austin's WriteByNight Is a Writer's Port in the Media Storm
Goldberg & Duhr: Easing the agony of blocks and deadlines
"...Rio Rita, just down the block from Violet Crown Social Club and Shangri-La and all those hipster-magnet booze joints..."

Feb. 6, 2013 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Plans in Play
The Big Eight
"...energy, utilities conservation and environmental resources, public buildings, facilities, services, expenditures, recreation and open space, economic development, housing, health..."

July 16, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
"...Card, which looks at the sex information and health services available at college campuses across the country. The study..."

Sept. 21, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Violence, where she coordinated a statewide project to improve services to victims of domestic violence for the Texas Department..."

Oct. 7, 2005 News Feature

Cured HAAM
Health Alliance for Austin Musicians is now served
"...The responsibilities were being split three ways: SIMS (Services Invested in Musician Support) would continue focusing on mental..."

May 13, 2005 Music Feature by Matt Dentler

Top 10 State Stories
Our state leaders bumble through the year
"...needed – better luck next decade." The political and social aftereffects will roll on for years...."

Jan. 7, 2005 News Feature

Page Two
The touchy, touch Republicans have become the party of make-believe
"...and more realistic they are about the world, economics, social realities, and the American dream – not to mention..."

Dec. 3, 2004 Column by Louis Black

The Hightower Report
Social Security: It ain't broke, so don't fix it; and, productivity has gone up – so why hasn't your paycheck?
"...'FIXING' SOCIAL SECURITY Wouldn't you be a little skeptical if you..."

May 7, 2004 News Column by Jim Hightower

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...area for almost four months now. I consider myself socially and fiscally conservative, but I am probably more liberal..."

June 13, 2003 Column

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...the needs of the community and its demand for services, regardless of how much money we all have or..."

Aug. 23, 2002 Column

A Sovereign Neighborhood
Happy Days
"...Westbank was pretty primitive when it came to public services. Rollingwood was the site of several unregulated open-pit garbage..."

Jan. 22, 1999 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

City Council Ready to Move on From Camping Ban
"Council made a decision, and it's time for us to move past the divisiveness in the community"
"...City Manager Spencer Cronk must first "certify" that "appropriate services and non-shelter" housing have been offered to anyone believed..."

Oct. 25, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

City Budget Squeezed Between Basic Costs and State Neglect
The city has $1.03 billion in taxpayer money. Here's where it's going.
"...Eenoo proposed a budget that, in Hart's terms, "maintains services while minimizing cost increases." It's not quite flat –..."

Aug. 11, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

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