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Written by Ben Olivo on Oct 02, 2017
The first open meeting of Mayor Ron Nirenberg’s newly-assembled housing task force is set for 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, at the San Antonio Central Library, 600 Soledad St. In mid August, Nirenberg announced the five-member task force — built to address San Antonio’s most pressing housing needs, such as gentrification and the shortage of affordable housing units. At Tuesday’s meeting, Nirenberg expects the group to identify goals — both short- and long-term — and craft a timeline.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 20, 2017
During the Sept., 20, 2017 edition of #AskRon,  San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and District 3 Councilwoman Rebecca Viagran were at at Don Pedro's on the South Side discussing issues including business development, street racing accidents, building community trust with law enforcement, equity in the budget, community health, National Night Out, promoting volunteerism and relief efforts for Mexico City.
Written by Valerie Lambardia on Sep 12, 2017
The San Antonio Health Collaborative held a Community Health Town Hall Meeting on April 17, 2017 to talk about access to health care, social determinants of health and how to create healthy communities. Ana Sandoval was the only candidate who came to the event, which was held at Woodlawn Pointe. Watch the conversation between moderator Caroline Bergeron of the Health Collaborative and Sandoval and listen to the audience question and answer session afterwards.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 08, 2017
Replay the video as Texas Tribune's Evan Smith interviews San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg: (click here or use the player below)  
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 06, 2017
On Sept. 6, 2017, Mayor Ron Nirenberg and District 2 Councilman Cruz Shaw discussed issues including the removal of the Confederate monument, equity in the budget process, and spent a little time with a tamandua during of #AskRon at the San Antonio Zoo. Replay it here: