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Friday, August 16, 2002 by

Some Chestnut neighbors worried about idea

A zoning change for a new park in the Chestnut Neighborhood won the recommendation of the Planning Commission on Wednesday. The site had already been approved for a small park as part of the Chestnut Neighborhood Plan. The city already…

Thursday, August 15, 2002 by

Sheffield moves to distance Austin police from retiree's remarks

Yesterday, KLBJ Radio personality Sam Cox apologized for remarks he had made on Monday implying that minority group members have less need for an education than Anglos. However, his apology did not convince Mayor Gus Garcia and Council Members Raul…

Wednesday, August 14, 2002 by

KLBJ refuses to release tapes or transcript of Cox's remarks

KLBJ Radio talk show personality Sam Cox will be on the air shortly after 6:30 this morning to apologize for a “misunderstanding” that occurred as a result of remarks he allegedly made Monday concerning educating minority students. KLBJ Station Manager…

Tuesday, August 13, 2002 by

Task force must first define question to be answered

All Ramon Maldonado wants is a place for his family to live in East Austin—a place where high property taxes won’t force his elderly parents to move from the area they’ve spent their entire lives. Maldonado told the city’s newly…

Monday, August 12, 2002 by

Some commercial, plus single and multi-family housing planned

The Zoning and Platting Commission (ZAP) last week endorsed a proposal to develop single and multi-family housing on the Montopolis neighborhood site known as the Austin Jockey Club tract. The owners of the acreage near Bastrop Highway and East Riverside…

Friday, August 9, 2002 by

Other central Texas cities in agreement with change

The Austin City Council wants the City Manager to study a plan to keep 18-wheelers out of the left lane on I-35. A state law passed in 1997 gives cities the authority to limit big trucks to two lanes, leaving…