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Monday, September 29th, 2008

Bill Peterson’s Blog: Movin’ on

The move from outside Buda to deep inside San Marcos is the difference between suffering sprawl and taking an easy walk to anywhere.

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

Bill Peterson’s Blog: Taxing times in Buda and Kyle

In the past, Buda and Kyle could dip into fund balances here and there to keep tax rates low, but it appears neither town has any choice but to raise property tax rates in the next budget...

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

Bill Peterson’s Blog: Falcon fought the good fight

Stunned by the death of Minerva Falcon, we've all tried to sum up what she meant to Kyle. The eulogy did it best.

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Bill Peterson’s Blog:
Buda council abstains
in PEC board vote

Rather than risk a conflict of interest with Buda Councilmember Sandra Tenorio running for the PEC board, the Buda City Council abstained on its 58 votes in the coming PEC director election.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Bill Peterson’s Blog: Buda’s precarious PEC ballots

The Buda City Council has 58 votes in the PEC director election, and de facto council majority leader Sandra Tenorio is a candidate for the $40,000 position. How about that?

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

Bill Peterson’s Blog: Leaving home, finding home

If buying house is merely an ordeal, prepping a house for sale is an extra special kind of agony.

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

Bill Peterson’s Blog: Spurs remain an edifying spectacle

Whether or not the San Antonio Spurs are a dynasty matters not one bit. All that matters is that the Spurs always have a chance.

Sunday, May 18th, 2008

Bill Peterson’s Blog: Texas State’s moving target

The Texas State regents have placed their blessing on the university's attempt to start big-time college football. But we still don't know where the NCAA will set the bar.

Monday, May 12th, 2008

Bill Peterson’s Blog: Reflections on a Buda election

A good city councilmember goes away and a good council candidate goes badly at the polls.