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ERCOT Issues Another Power Emergency
Agency asks Texans to conserve electricity 3-7pm today
"...Reliability Council of Texas has issued a "Level 1" emergency power warning and asked Texans to reduce their electricity..."

Aug. 3, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

ERCOT Issues Power Emergency Warning
Grid operator calls for conservation until 7pm
"...that manages the state's electricity grid) has issued an emergency warning that Texas' power reserves are dipping perilously low..."

Aug. 2, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

Perry Issues Emergency Items Request
Governor asks lege for more cash for hurricane insurance, state schools, and high-tech detectors for police
" already asking the lege for cash under his emergency items request...."

Feb. 3, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

ERCOT Issues Level 2 Power Emergency
Rolling blackouts at industrial facilities may happen
"...Tweeted that it is issuing a Level 2 energy emergency. This means that, among large industrial users, rolling blackouts..."

Aug. 4, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

When an Emergency Is Not an Emergency
Supreme Court rules against Fourth Amendment protection
"...warrantless entry based on an exigent circumstance actually an emergency created by police?..."

May 18, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

The Emergency Bra: 'Be Safe. Be Sexy.'
The Emergency Bra goes from day to evening
"...sign ze papers!" Bet you never considered a real emergency though...."

Oct. 13, 2010 Design Post by Anne Harris

City Opens Emergency Storm Shelter
Parque Zaragoza Recreation Center to take in citizens without electricity
"...power after the storms. The city also has Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers going door-to-door in the affected..."

May 15, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

State Emergency-Leave Rules Tightened
Comptroller will now verify all applications
"...them they will be tightening up the rules about emergency leave – most specifically, that it no longer be..."

June 10, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

ERCOT Energy Emergency Again
State power grid asks people to use less electricity until 7pm
"...operating reserves reached below 2,300 MW, they initiated Energy Emergency Alert Level 1, meaning they can start bringing in..."

Aug. 23, 2011 News Post by Richard Whittaker

'Emergency Prom'
Playwright Steve Moulds tailors the tale to the actors, not vice versa
"...script around those specific actors. For his latest effort, Emergency Prom, receiving its premiere this week from the University..."

Dec. 3, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Winter Weather Emergency Update
Who's open, who's closed for the cold snap in Austin
"...• The Austin-Travis County Emergency Operations Center will activate at 10pm to coordinate all..."

Jan. 15, 2018 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Point Austin: Living in Emergency
One day at a time in the former republic
"...his finger on the specific mental burden – the "emergency" – of living in Trump World. "One of the..."

Feb. 17, 2017 News Column by Michael King

Gov. Perry's 'Emergency'
"...Dear Editor, So the first thing on Gov. Perry's "emergency" agenda was the vaginal probe? Does he have stock..."

Feb. 17, 2012 Postmarks

Emergency! Emergency!
Why rush Formula One?
"...Formula One and with the state comptroller on an emergency basis – today only! – just so we can..."

June 24, 2011 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

Living in Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders
With an unflinching camera and candid observation, this documentary follows four medical volunteers, ranging from fresh-faced newbies to battle-scarred veterans of the organization.
"...defines volunteer work in geopolitical hot spots. Living in Emergency, then, is like a hard slap to the face:..."

June 11, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Arthouse Emergency Relief Fund: Giving More Than Thanks
Help Arthouse help artists unable to make art owing to a health crisis or disaster
" those in need, consider a donation to Arthouse's Emergency Relief Fund. The statewide visual-arts association set up the..."

Nov. 28, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

This Isn't a True Emergency
"...that we don't truly have a water or energy emergency. If we did, they'd cost a lot more. Likewise,..."

Aug. 26, 2008 Postmarks

Emergency Groceries and Meals
In addition to the nearly 50 food pantries operated by local churches, neighborhood centers, and social-service agencies in the Austin metropolitan area, here's a list of soup kitchens that provide some meals for Austin's hungry and homeless citizens.
"...4. El Buen Samaritano Emergency Services 1919 South First, 441-7977 Lunch on Tuesday, 11am-noon;..."

April 28, 2000 Food Feature

In Queso Emergency Concert Tribute to Jill Lewis
Some of her favorite musicians play Stubb's Sunday, July 28
"...the show, please consider donations to the In Queso Emergency fund via PayPal...."

July 26, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Emergency: Blankets and Heaters Needed
Meals on Wheels reports it has none
"...for service this week unless inclement weather or another emergency occurs making it impossible or dangerous to do so...."

Feb. 2, 2011 News Post by Lee Nichols

'Emergency' Money for Iraq Is Pro-War
"...stakes, the greater the spin. Voting to provide more "emergency” money to the war is a pro-war vote. Despite..."

March 27, 2007 Postmarks

Urban Roots' Emergency Harvest
Youth program donates crops to hunger relief

May 29, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Emergency Resuscitation
CHIP expansion makes a last-minute recovery

May 31, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

ACL: State of Emergency
Day 1 of ACL.

Sept. 15, 2007 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

High Stress at EMS
ATCEMS saves lives every day, but the stresses of the job have high costs
"...resolution to "be done with this place," Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services paramedic Ryan Burger took a Glock 40..."

May 8, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

The Worst Is Yet to Come
Austin's Emergency Operations Center
"...miraculous: Not one person died in the worst weather emergency in Austin history...."

April 28, 1995 News Feature

Code Black
Shot by a filmmaker/physician over the years of his residency, this doc about ER medicine is immersive and eye-opening.
"...Emergency medicine is a relatively young field, but its role..."

Aug. 1, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Death of Mr. Lazarescu
Mr. Dante Remus Lazarescu of Bucharest descends into a distinct rung of hell when he calls for an ambulance and is subsequently schlepped through Romania's uncaring medical system.
"...well-translated, plus we have to hope that the horrific emergency-room conditions shown here are not universal. Even though we..."

July 7, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Where's the Fire?
Communications Bond Proposal Is No Emergency
"...supported general obligation bonds for purchasing, acquiring, and installing emergency service equipment." With early voting for the May 3..."

April 25, 1997 News Feature

New Wearable Tech Offers Peace of Mind for People With Limited Mobility
Unaliwear's new watch brings emergency response to the 21st century
" the time it represented a groundbreaking advance in emergency response...."

Feb. 8, 2018 Screens Post by Milo Webb

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