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Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jul 22, 2016
When Beacon Hill Area Neighborhood Association filed a routine appeal of the city’s zoning for a Stripes convenience store and gas station at Fredericksburg Road and Woodlawn Avenue, the developer's response shocked them. Association members said the developer, GFR Development Services, sent emails threatening to file a lawsuit against them unless they dropped the appeal.
Written by Guest on Jul 12, 2016
President Obama delivers remarks at an interfaith memorial service at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center with the families of the fallen police officers and members of the Dallas community.
Written by Katie Nickas on Jul 05, 2016
Enforcing San Antonio’s new anti-idling ordinance could contribute to a 20 to 25 percent cut in ozone and mean easier breathing for everyone.
Written by B Kay Richter on Jul 05, 2016
A new master plan for San Antonio's Brackenridge Park has drawn hundreds of residents to recent public hearings, all but unanimously in opposition to the proposal.
Written by City of San Antonio on Jul 01, 2016
The San Antonio City Council made history Thursday, June 30 when it banned the use of coal tar-based sealcoat products, making it the largest city in the nation to prohibit a compound that federal scientists acknowledge contains chemicals known to cause cancer. The ordinance was championed by District 8 City Councilman Ron Nirenberg, who brought forward a council consideration request in 2014 asking city officials to consider the prohibition of the product commonly used in the paving of driveways, parking lots and roadways.