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Saturday Flood Damage Assistance Update
Latest City of Austin communication on flood aftermath
"...“The Flood Assistance Center (5801 Ainez Drive) hours will be from 10..."

Nov. 9, 2013 News Post by Michael King

Disaster Assistance: Numbers vs. People
FEMA spent tens of millions of dollars improperly on hurricane evacuees, Government Accountability Office says; others beg to differ
"...hurricanes Katrina and Rita," including "$17 million in rental assistance paid to individuals to whom FEMA had already provided..."

Dec. 22, 2006 News Feature by Cheryl Smith

City Announces Art Space Assistance Program
Art spaces with rising rents are eligible for rent stipends and tenant improvements
"...The city announced its new Art Space Assistance Program (ASAP) last Wed., June 21, to help arts..."

June 30, 2017 News Feature by Maria Mendez

Memorial Weekend Flood Assistance
Resources for folks hit by the Memorial Weekend floods

May 24, 2015 News Post by Nina Hernandez

Nonprofit Offers Free Tax Assistance
"...A growing demand for assistance from people who can't afford an accountant led to..."

Jan. 22, 2010 News Feature by Amy Smith

APD Seek Public Assistance in Alleged Assualt
Incident happened at Paradox Night Club
"...From the Austin Police Department: APD detectives seek public’s assistance in aggravated assault Austin Police Department detectives are seeking..."

Jan. 4, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

Voter Assistance Hotline
" number with you: 866/OUR-VOTE. (866/687-8683) That's the voter assistance hotline manned by the nonpartisan Election Protection Coalition, a..."

Nov. 7, 2006 News Post by Lee Nichols

College Assistance Appreciated
"...homeless with a baby in my arms on public assistance. With no upward potential as a mother without excellent..."

Aug. 19, 2010 Postmarks

Assistance With Abortion Services

Jan. 29, 2016 News Feature

In Live Music Preservation Fund’s First Week, 79 Austin Venues Applied for Relief
The slow road to dedicated venue funding now moving fast
"...Friday, operators of 79 different venues have filed for assistance that could total up to $160,000 for each business...."

Dec. 18, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Faster Than Sound: Cheer Up Charlies Booker Trish Connelly’s Thoughtful Curation
Community outpours support for booker’s multiple sclerosis treatment, city opens first for-profit venue assistance program, and Las Cruxes’ storefront shutters
"...uncertainties. Since then, she says the outpouring of financial assistance has prompted many happy tears...."

March 29, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Then There's This: Another Swipe at Austin Energy
State report calls for slashing low-income assistance program
"...An Austin Energy assistance program that helps keep the lights on in 25,000..."

Feb. 22, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

Reefer Roundup: 3/3/11
Your drug war news for the week
" SXSW, extending funding for needle exchange, limiting public assistance to people with substance abuse issues, and lowering criminal..."

March 3, 2011 SXSW Post by Jordan Smith

Ouija: Origin of Evil
This horror sequel is vastly superior to its cheesy precursor
"...and reads palms for a low-rent living with the assistance of her teen daughter Lina (Basso) and wide-eyed 9-year-old..."

Oct. 21, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Austin Energy’s New Low-Income Solar Deal
Utility wants to enact a heavily reduced rate for those enrolled in its customer assistance program
"...reserved for income-verified customers enrolled in the city's customer assistance program. Eligibility for the program requires participation in select..."

Dec. 1, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Point Austin: Storm Surge
Finger-pointing follows lost fed funds for Weatherization Assistance Program
"...groups with respect to his management of the Weatherization Assistance Program. At a City Council meeting in April, when..."

Dec. 2, 2011 News Column by Amy Smith

Pot Possession a Passport to Deportation?
Supreme Court considers when a legal U.S. resident can face deportation
"...mean a one-way ticket outta dodge, amount to ineffective assistance of counsel? Those are two questions facing the U.S...."

April 1, 2010 News Post by Jordan Smith

The Common Law
Is there a legal duty to help others?
"...boat is under no general legal duty to render assistance, thereby allowing the man to avoid legal responsibility for..."

Aug. 6, 2004 Column by Luke Ellis

Council Recap: COVID Relief Funds Begin to Flow in Austin
Artists and nonprofits at the front of the line for assistance
"...Kitchen will allow funds in the existing Creative Space Assistance Program to be used for emergency grants to artists..."

May 1, 2020 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Teen anime adds parallel timelines to a Romeo and Juliet plot.
"...Tokyo. Her failed attempt to run away, with Norimichi’s assistance, get a surprise do-over courtesy of a magical marble,..."

July 6, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

City Offers Arts Venue Aid ASAP
Cultural Arts Division's Art Space Assistance Program will award $200,000 in grants to creatives in need this summer
"...newly minted response to the crisis, the Art Space Assistance Program, arrives with an acronym fairly dripping with irony:..."

June 30, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

My Blind Brother
Indie romantic comedy has plenty of bite
"...featuring in human-interest stories. Robbie runs marathons, with the assistance of his younger brother Bill (Kroll) as his sighted..."

Sept. 23, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Innocents
Polish nuns raped by soldiers during WWII trigger wider moral issues
"...despair of their own shameful fate. But for the assistance of Mathilde (de Laâge), a young French Red Cross..."

Aug. 5, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Lakeview Tenants Sue Over Displacement
City Council to decide on tenant relocation assistance ordinance that would require landlords to cover moving costs
"...City Council initiated the drafting of a tenant relocation assistance ordinance at the end of last year in response..."

July 8, 2016 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

The Forest
Supernatural thriller is set in Japan's Aokigahara Forest
" accompany her to comb the thicket with the assistance of a local guide (Ozawa), who warns them about..."

Jan. 15, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Hypermasculine yet soulfully romantic, this coming of age story with thriller elements stars Matthew McConaughey.
"...“ward off evil spirits.” Mud asks the boys for assistance, first with food, then with delivering messages to the..."

April 26, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Supremes Rule for Defendants
Opinions acknowledge bad lawyering in plea deals
"...criminal justice system – and has ruled that ineffective assistance of counsel can (and does) happen in plea bargained..."

March 21, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Outlawing Death and Cockfighting, and Restoring Rights for Drug Offenders
Committees to hear raft of criminal justice bills today
"...Cockfighting, restoring public assistance for drug offenders, and all things death penalty. Those..."

March 29, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

The work of fantasist Neil Gaiman finally makes it to the screen with its innate sense of wonder intact, despite this sporadically overstuffed package of magic, mystery, and masked madwomen.
"...herself into Helena’s real-world home. Cannily produced with the assistance of the Jim Henson Co., MirrorMask feels – like..."

Sept. 30, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

A Day Without a Mexican
What if Californians awoke one day to discover that all the Mexicans in the state had mysteriously vanished overnight?
"...would the remaining citizens fend for themselves without the assistance of the vast labor force – both legal and..."

Sept. 24, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

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