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D3: Ethics Charge Filed Against Almanza
The infighting among candidates in the crowded District 3 City Council race continues
"...Update: In a sworn affidavit, Almanza said she has corrected the "unintentional" campaign reporting error,..."

Aug. 22, 2014 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Election Notes: It’s a Family Affair ... Again
Susana Almanza's back in D3, and Ann Kitchen has an opponent
"...• She's back. PODER director Susana Almanza filed to run for City Council District 3...."

Aug. 10, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Signs of the 10-1 Times
District 3 race stages early drama over competing campaign signs
"...when partisans drew attention to a campaign sign for Susana Almanza – normally unremarkable – except that it was..."

July 21, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

The Run-Off: Live Election Coverage
An historic race crosses the finish line
"...CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT 3 Susana Almanza..............1,722 / 40.24% Sabino “Pio” Renteria...2,557 / 59.76%..."

Dec. 16, 2014 News Post by the News Staff

Live Election Night Results & Updates
The latest from the polls and candidate watch parties
"...(with Vincent Harding on the wing), Pio Renteria and Susana Almanza in District 3, and Paige Ellis and Frank..."

Nov. 6, 2018 News Post by News Staff

Urban Farmers Celebrate Renteria Win
Springdale Farm's opponents not pleased, however
"...series of contentious run-ins with his opponent (and sister) Susana Almanza. The particularly volatile debate swirled around the modification..."

Dec. 19, 2014 News Feature by Anna Toon

District 3: Divided Powers
"...Susana Almanza vs. Pio Renteria..."

Dec. 5, 2014 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Cactus Rose Residents Weigh Options
Community, developer don't agree on relocation terms
"...Susana Almanza, president of the Montopolis Neighborhood Association, who has..."

May 27, 2016 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Totally PC
When it comes to city planning, nothing's constant but change.
"...chairs, because city commissioners serve until they're replaced, but Susana Almanza and Ben Heimsath -- arguably the most important..."

Oct. 6, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Old Homes = New Yuppies?
The City Council places a 90-day moratorium on new historic zoning cases in the Eastside and creates a task force to examine the relationship between historic zoning and gentrification.
"...on a structure than we do on people," says Susana Almanza. "That's what's happening." Almanza, the executive director of..."

July 19, 2002 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

D3: Sibling Rivalry Put to Rest
Renteria claims a decisive victory over Almanza
"...a note of humility and gratitude. Surpassing his opponent Susana Almanza, of the environmental/social justice group PODER, by 20%..."

Dec. 19, 2014 News Feature by Mary Tuma

PODER vs. H-Zoning: Ready for Round Two?
Eastside gentrification task force recommends expanding, not abolishing, historic zoning.
"...To Eastside activist Susana Almanza, historic zoning in East Austin -- and the..."

Nov. 1, 2002 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

Naked City
Council members announce Planning Commission appointments that promise to calm the harsh political winds that have blown through the commission of late.
"...Prensa publisher Cathy Vasquez-Revilla, and currently Eastside environmental activist Susana Almanza. That tradition is about to end abruptly, barring..."

Aug. 25, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Winding Up the Election Cycle
Harper-Madison, Ellis to join Council; Singh, Gharakhanian prevail
"...his fourth consecutive matchup against his sister, PODER director Susana Almanza. "I feel really good," he said when reached..."

Dec. 14, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Discord Grows Over Springdale Farm
City Council will continue the discussion at its December meeting
"...with District 3 run-off candidate and co-founder of PODER, Susana Almanza, who criticized the Chron­icle's coverage of the issue...."

Nov. 28, 2014 News Feature by Anna Toon

10-1 Ticker... Endorsements All Around!
Which recently defeated candidate is endorsing which run-off contender?
"...encouraging residents to vote via megaphone, and vote for [Susana] Almanza."... Also-ran Commentary: D5's Dave Floyd (5%) tweeted to..."

Nov. 14, 2014 News Feature by the News Staff

Ten Districts, Many Visions
A Voice on the Dais
"...name ID and visibility, though that could be weakening), Susana Almanza of PODER, is facing off against her brother..."

Sept. 26, 2014 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Urban Farms: Mediation Bears No Fruit
Compromise seems unlikely in debate
"...Govalle Neighborhood Association Chair Nine Francois. In opposition were Susana Almanza of People Organ­ized in Defense of Earth and..."

Nov. 22, 2013 News Feature by Anna Toon

Campaign Snapshots
Get up-to-date on the D3 and D4 candidates before next week's Ballot Boxing forums
"...People Organized in Defense of Earth and Her Resources, Susana Almanza remains the aggressive, determined, and de facto frontrunner...."

Sept. 12, 2014 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Communication Breakdown
Does the closure of HausBar Farms spell trouble for the urban farming movement?
"...News and the Austin American-Statesman, then reached out to Susana Almanza and Daniel Llanes of PODER. On Feb. 28, Almanza..."

April 12, 2013 Food Feature by Anna Toon

Montopolis Battle Lines
Neighborhood dispute lingers after council approves housing project
"...Susana Almanza, head of the Montopolis Neighborhood Plan Contact Team,..."

Oct. 26, 2012 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

Naked City
In a marathon Planning Commission meeting, three neighborhood plans get approved while one, the controversial East Cesar Chavez plan, gets postponed after a lengthy and heated discussion.
"...El Concilio was ably abetted by Commissioner Susana Almanza, and thank goodness, because she was the only..."

June 30, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Election Coverage: Refitting the Dais
Council math, with a few outstanding variables
"...Pio Renteria wins his D3 run-off against his sister Susana Almanza – a likely outcome, considering that Renteria won..."

Nov. 9, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

La Lotería Unveiling
"...Eastside activists Daniel Llanes and Susana Almanza bless the newly restored La Lotería mural on..."

Aug. 3, 2015 Photo Gallery

District Races
Get ready for run-offs!
"...be the first (or one of the first, if Susana Almanza wins her district) Latina City Council member. –..."

Nov. 7, 2014 News Feature

Election Night Live
Up-to-the-minute midterm coverage
"...at 67.05%. D3: Brother and sister headed to runoff: Susana Almanza at 20.56%, Sabino "Pio" Renteria 19.81%. D4: Runoff..."

Nov. 5, 2014 News Post by the News Staff

How Not to Gentrify: HRC Asks for Eastside Moratorium
Alvarez advises caution, further study
"..."I think it would be feasible," PODER director Susana Almanza said of the moratorium. "There is a height..."

Nov. 4, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

With Minimal Drama, Saltillo Project Lurches Forward
Capital Metro hires a planner and appoints community advisors for the rail-yard redevelopment
"...RFP. Three of those five -- PODER Executive Director Susana Almanza, La Prensa Editor/Publisher Cathy Vasquez-Revilla, and Con Ganas..."

Aug. 8, 2003 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
Triangle Square plans get approved by the Planning Commission, but not without some haggling and opposition.
"...the real star of the show -- the soon-to-be-very-much-ex-commissioner Susana Almanza, whose once ample political credibility has all but..."

Aug. 18, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Reverse Race-ism
Will a Single-member System Accomplish Its Goal?
"...Susana Almanza of People Organized in Defense of Earth and..."

Oct. 10, 1997 News Feature by Nate Blakeslee

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