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Naked City
HEB Shelving Early Voting?
"...of possible locations. Long one of the anchors of Travis County's early voting efforts, the grocery chain might withdraw..."

Dec. 21, 2001 News Feature by Lee Nichols

If You Can't Stand the Heat ...
Republican Jill Warren is behind in the polls and going negative on her Democratic opponent Ann Kitchen, in the race for House District 48 in Travis County.
"...running for the House seat vacated by Democrat Sheri Greenberg, and the silence is bad news for the Republicans,..."

Oct. 13, 2000 News Feature by Rob D'Amico

Carrying the Burden
During Gov. Bush's campaign for his party's presidential nomination last fall, reporters asked the candidate to comment on a federal government report asserting that many Texans, including large numbers of children, were going to bed hungry. "I saw the report that children in Texas are going hungry. Where?" he demanded, going on to say, "You'd think the governor would have heard if there are pockets of hunger in Texas." Indeed, you would, especially if one of those pockets is just a few miles from his front door, Virginia B. Wood explains as she explores the very pockets of hunger in Austin Bush has difficulty fathoming.
"...During Gov. Bush's campaign for his party's presidential nomination last fall, reporters asked the candidate to..."

April 28, 2000 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

The Fight of His Life
Are Ronney Reynolds' Mayoral Hopes on the Ropes?
"...for a Change When his two-year stint as the Travis County Democratic Chair was about to end this year,..."

Dec. 6, 1996 News Feature by Alex de Marban

The Worst Is Yet to Come
Austin's Emergency Operations Center
"...releasing water from the lakes, flooding areas along lakes Travis and Austin, as well as Town Lake, while Austin's..."

April 28, 1995 News Feature

Postmarks
Righteous readers respond to recent rape reportage, and our Best of Austin issue garners a kudo or two.
"...From the Travis Co. Attorney..."

Oct. 19, 2001 Column

A Day at the Races
Primary races start heating up in nearby counties, across Texas, and around the nation.
"...know it from the dreary (outside of District 48) Travis County ballot, where the hottest race is for a..."

March 3, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

State Ticker: Davis, Abbott, and Spicybrown
Dems are down in the polls statewide
"...of likely voters. Libertarian candidate Kathie Glass wrangled 6%; Green Party candidate Brandon Parmer received 2%. Abbott's lead was..."

Oct. 24, 2014 News Post by the News Staff

Civics 101
"...democratic process. See p.6 for polling locations and times. www.traviscountytax.org...."

Oct. 26, 2012 News Column

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...times and died in the parking lot of the Travis Park Apartments. Police say Rubio killed Schwartz because he..."

Aug. 11, 2006 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...A Travis Co. grand jury decided not to indict sheriff's Sgt...."

Dec. 19, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...from a fight. I don't agree with everything either party is doing and agree with some of what both..."

May 23, 2003 Column

Postmarks
"...of the disability community, end its partnership with the Travis County Sheriff's mental health unit, one of the most..."

Aug. 9, 2002 Column

Naked City
"...Last week, officials from 12 local county and city governments signed the O3 (as in "ozone")..."

April 5, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
Brief items of interest
"...The Party Pig across from the Chronicle offices is decked out..."

Sept. 28, 2001 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
Doggett in Austin to lead meeting in opposition to the Longhorn Pipeline, Log Cabin Republicans endorse local republicans, Mike Levy will not run for mayor. Ralph Nader in Austin, protesters prepare for Fortune 500.
"...City Council Members Raul Alvarez and Daryl Slusher, and County Commissioner Margaret Gomez...."

Oct. 13, 2000 News Feature

Naked City
More sponsors are added to A2K New Year's Eve party, Austin Energy Green Choice program is about to be announced.
"...all hands on deck at City Hall as A2K (party-party) and Y2K (prepare for the worst) activities come down..."

Dec. 31, 1999 News Feature by Amy Smith

Civics 101
Calendar of civic events, Oct. 20-Oct. 27
"...TRAVIS COUNTY HISTORY DAY View the most complete photo gallery..."

Oct. 21, 2011 News Column

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Feb. 18-25
"...TEXAS CONVENTION FOR IMMIGRANT INTEGRA­TION 1-5pm. Travis County Expo Center, 7311 Decker, 915/577-0724. Free. www.reformimmigrationfortexas.org...."

Feb. 19, 2010 News Feature

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Re: Jordan Smith's article on the Travis County Medical Examiner's office for June 30 ["CSI: Travis..."

July 7, 2006 Column

The Council We Deserve?
In the races for City Council, it's a search for competence amidst the chaff
"...double-edged distinction of an endorsement by the Austin Toll Party and Independent Texans. ("I don't agree with everything they've..."

April 22, 2005 News Feature by Michael King

The Class of 1985
The 69th Legislature, 1985, marked a turning point in the future of Texas politics
"...House then. Not all, of course, because the majority party at that time was Democratic, and many of those..."

Feb. 27, 2004 News Feature by Lucius Lomax

Naked City
"...McFadden has stepped down as executive director of the Travis Co. Democratic Party to start a political consulting firm..."

Nov. 7, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...up the corruption that was fairly rampant in my one-party-dominated county courthouse...."

April 4, 2003 Column

Naked City
"...reported that the average median family income in the five-county Austin area increased by 22% from 1989 to 1999..."

May 31, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Celebrity, South Austin Style
The Mayor of South Austin
"...see everything and everybody there, from the old big-money Travis Heights people to whoever the newest immigrant wave coming..."

Dec. 4, 1998 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...independent candidacy of Kirk Mitchell in the Pct. 3 County Commissioner race causing a split among green Dems? Three..."

March 6, 1998 News Feature

Food-O-File
"...addition to the regular meals now offers hors d'oeuvres, party trays, and whole pies and cakes to her loyal..."

Aug. 29, 1997 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

The Backstage Crew
Council Candidates' Consultants Direct the Show
"...Butts also turned his enthusiasm to the state and county levels, getting students to put now-congressman Lloyd Doggett and..."

April 11, 1997 News Feature

Nov. 6 Elections: The 'Chronicle' Endorsements
"...We believe that in Texas, the Democratic Party (despite its many shortcomings) remains the most consistent, effective..."

Oct. 19, 2012 News Feature

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