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'Completing Communities'
A conversation with Kathie Tovo
"...Absolutely, we want to be sure our land development code allows for people living in small bungalows that might..."

June 3, 2011 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

City Hall Hustle: Top 10 City Council Stories
From the dais to the streets
"...is pondering WTP4's potential impact on the 2011 municipal elections...."

Jan. 7, 2011 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

County Commissioner Precinct 4: New Guard vs. Old
Two generations square off for Precinct 4 county commissioner
"...never had the luxury of running unopposed in primary elections. Yet beginning with her first run for constable and..."

Feb. 12, 2010 News Feature by Amy Smith

City Counseling: Sprinting to a Compromise
Council and joggers 'give a little bit' on street closures
"...forward. "This council wants Carma to come to Austin, Texas," said Mike Martinez. Free Association..."

May 8, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Dirty Tricks in Voter ID Debate?
Anchia suspicious of voter impersonation allegations
"...fraud in Hidalgo County during the May and November elections of 2008.”..."

March 9, 2009 News Post by Lee Nichols

Developing Stories
What can the City of Brotherly Love teach Austin?
"...at the School of Archi­tec­ture at the University of Texas!) Others are professional planners who serve on city and..."

June 27, 2008 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...one of his or her opponents has not, the code excuses them from complying with the limits," says City..."

June 13, 2008 News Feature

Group Aims to Stop Handouts for Retail Developments
Petition effort seeks to prevent city from subsidizing retail projects
"...the Domain shopping center under Chap­ter 380 of the Texas Local Government Code. Now the group is moving to..."

Oct. 12, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

SDS
Giving incentives a bad name
"...agreement with then-developers Endeavor, under Chap­ter 380 of the Texas Local Government Code. The agreement means that, based on..."

Sept. 28, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: How Are We Managing?
Targeting city manager may be hunting the wrong game
"...Lincoln's plans. "When [development] proposals also meet the current code – the current regulations that any city has –..."

April 20, 2007 News Column by Michael King

Beside the Point
Is big-home sprawl just the facts of life?
"...will actually be a straight-up, permanent amendment to city code, albeit designed for obsolescence once "permanent-permanent" language is adopted..."

March 3, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Austin Stories
"...bagel and your personal copy of the land development code. 1011 San Jacinto, third floor conference room. Call 974-6413..."

Aug. 9, 2002 News Feature

Coach's Corner
Odds and Ends: NFL referees have an overinflated view of their own importance; the U.S. Open proved that in tennis, as elsewhere, youth will be served; and if people think Coach ignores UT football, well, there are good reasons for that.
"...was King. Lying on a couch watching the late election returns from California when shots rang out in a..."

Sept. 21, 2001 Column by Andy "Coach" Cotton

Dot-bombers
Despite the clouds of layoffs, a virtual silver lining shines for some caught in Austin's online bust.
"...Johnson's plans, too, include travel -- around Texas as well as back to Africa to visit friends..."

March 2, 2001 Features Feature by Carol Brorsen

The Year That Wasn't
"...He went on to win $28 million in the Texas Lottery, which he used to pay -- excuse us,..."

Jan. 5, 2001 News Feature

Postmarks
Neighbors relate their own housing crunches in response to last week's cover story.
"...and zoning restrictions, so we create our own Central Texas San Jose -- with developers and apartment builders building..."

Aug. 4, 2000 Column

1999 Austin Film Releases
A complete list of all films released for theatrical runs in Austin in the calendar year 1999 and eligible for consideration in the Top Ten.
"...OF SEVENTEEN3.0(S.D.)8/13/99 EDtv2.5(M.S.)3/26/99 EIGHT DAYS A WEEK3.0(R.S.)2/26/99 8 MM2.5(M.S.)2/26/99 ELECTION3.5(M.S.)5/7/99 END OF DAYS0(M.S.)11/26/99 ENDURANCE2.5(M.B.)6/4/99 ENTRAPMENT1.5(M.B.)4/30/99 ETERNITY AND A DAY3.0(R.S.)9/24/99..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Screens Feature

Casting Votes Against Development
"...16, No. 24]. I live in the 78751 zip code and would like to cast a vote against this..."

Feb. 21, 1997 Column

Off the Desk:
"...a resolution promising to follow the rules of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC). But Moore withdrew her..."

Feb. 2, 1996 News Feature

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