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Playback: Meet the New Texas Music Czar
New Texas Music Office director, new Rock N Roll Rentals branch, and a new Foot Patrol fetish!
"...experience in music-related e-commerce has assumed leadership of the Texas Music Office. Brendon Anthony, 38, whose résumé includes a..."

Feb. 6, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Still Looking for a Home
Austin searches once again for a comprehensive solution for homelessness
"...$75,407.41 worth of emergency medical care, and you paid for it. Patient No. 1 does not have a home,..."

Nov. 30, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

The Battle for the Springs: A Chronology
"...Okay, let's accept, for the sake of argument, that everyone in Austin wants..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature

Land for Water
The city is asking voters to send more money to a little-known program that protects Barton Springs
"...him into this small cave. Thuesen, a land manager for Austin Water Utility who loves to tell jokes and..."

Oct. 26, 2018 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Hyperlocal for the Holidays
From shoes to dollhouses to leather goods, these Austin designers are doing it their way
"...Don't have the stomach for Black Friday's lines? We advocate devoting the day after..."

Nov. 25, 2016 Features Feature by Nina Hernandez

Public Notice
Public Notice asks not what it can do for its community but what *you* can. This week features part of our Austin-area Volunteer Opportunities List and informs of dear old "Public Notice"'s demise..
"...SafePlace Volunteer for domestic violence and sexual assault survival programs. PO Box..."

Aug. 17, 2001 Column by Kate X Messer

Public Notice
Public Notice asks not what it can do for its community but what *you* can. This week features the third of a three-part list of Austin area Volunteer Opportunities.
"...United Cerebral Palsy Liberation Station Toy depot workers needed for all shifts. 9027 Northgate, #101, 78758. 834-1827...."

Sept. 22, 2000 Column by Kate X Messer

Public Notice
CASA Fiesta
"...West Side Story (don't ask), planning/executing nerdy science projects for school, and playing endless rounds of the home version..."

July 23, 1999 Column by Kate X Messer

Public Notice
Unnatural Acts, Part 2
"...Don't even get us started on federal welfare reform and immigration laws.... Recent changes to our good old..."

June 27, 1997 Column by Kate X Messer

Longhorn Lobby?
UT's Ethical Entanglements at the Capitol
"..."The basic rule is you can't use state funds for lobbying," explains Karen Lundquist, general counsel at the Texas..."

May 2, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...Davis or Stacy Dukes-Rhone in the April 14 runoff for the County Commissioner Pct. 1 nomination. Davis got 20..."

March 27, 1998 News Feature

Public Notice
Public Notice asks not what it can do for its community but what you can. This week features the third of a three-part list of Austin area Volunteer Opportunities.
"...Texas Abortion & Reproductive Rights Action League (TARAL) Keep reproductive..."

April 6, 2001 Column by Kate X Messer

Public Notice
Pedal Pushers
"...If you thought "good cause," then you are headed for the right track. Downtown Austin will become an international..."

May 22, 1998 Column by Kate X Messer

Naked City
Happenings
"...The ProTex Statewide Conference "Building a Better Texas: Mobilizing Progressive Power in Our State" is billed as..."

Jan. 10, 2003 News Feature

Public Notice
"..."World Peace" or "We're too humble to actually ask for anything...." Nope, these are filled to the brim with..."

Dec. 19, 1997 Column by Kate X Messer

Fast & Furious
"...*Through the holidays, look for "Blue Lights Anonymous," here in this column for holiday..."

Nov. 10, 1995 Column

Public Notice
Holiday Wish List, Part Two
"...excess precisely. Do we have to gorge ourselves silly before realizing that our "habits" of consuption can lead to..."

Dec. 25, 1998 Column by Kate X Messer

Postmarks
Our Free Radio coverage generates some audio radiance, and more.
"...Kudos to Emily Pyle and the Chronicle for an excellent article on Free Radio ["The Death and..."

June 29, 2001 Column

Naked City
Local news this week in Austin
"...Register in the summer of '99. In addition to Texas, Garcia covered Louisiana, Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona,..."

June 15, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Fetal Burial Saga Continues
Pro-choice advocates say new rules aren't backed by science
"...an abortion was difficult enough, but had she been forced to adhere to newly proposed state rules mandating her..."

Aug. 5, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Natural Selection
Responding to market demands and consumer pressure, Whole Foods decides to banish genetically modified ingredients from its store-brand product lines.
"...With the announce-ment just before New Year's that Whole Foods Market Inc. would be..."

Jan. 28, 2000 News Feature by Dan Oko

Becoming Drought Tolerant
Central Texas looks for ways to balance population growth with future water supplies
"...newspaper Bourbon News, a journalist wrote, "The drought in Texas is so intense that potatoes are cooked in the..."

Aug. 29, 2014 News Feature by Lizzie Jespersen

The War on Women's Health
To attack Planned Parenthood, lawmakers undermine health care ... and promote more abortions
"...following several hours of intense floor debate in the Texas House on a string of budget amendments seeking to..."

April 22, 2011 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Health Dept. Holds Second Hearing on Fetal Burial Rule
At this point, it’s hard to imagine State Health Services turning back
"...miscarriages by age 25. If a proposed rule that forces women to bury or cremate their aborted or miscarried..."

Nov. 11, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Citizen Mary
A Profile of Mary Arnold, Advocate for Austin
"...upbringing. Proper, that is, according to the standards set for young girls growing up in the well-to-do University Park..."

April 5, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

Imagining Austin
Austinites begin a new comprehensive plan for the city's future
"...involved with a nonprofit or neighborhood association or task force – and probably a habitué of City Hall. But..."

Jan. 29, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Bill of the Week: Combating Postpartum Depression
Between 2011 and 2012, nearly 200 Texas mothers died within a year of giving birth
"...Despite Texas' alarming rise in maternal mortality rates, state leadership has..."

April 21, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Naked City
"...Quote of the Week "Lady Bird Johnson cared for all that is beautiful and vulnerable in this world...."

July 20, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...myth of the separation of church and state." – Texas Republican Party platform, adopted June 3 in San AntonioHeadlines•..."

June 9, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...is willing not only to pay its employees $3 for every address they turn over during the "Great Texas..."

June 22, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

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