The grand plan to redevelop Hemisfair took a giant leap forward Thursday, Feb. 2, when the City Council unanimously approved a public-private partnership (P3) agreement between Hemisfair Park Area Redevelopment Corp. (HPARC) and local developer Zachry Hospitality.
Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout.
San Antonio organizations and elected representatives are responding to Gov. Greg Abbott’s withholding state grant money his office administers to Travis County due to the county jail’s policy regarding immigrants.
by Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune
Feb. 1, 2017
Editor's note: This story has been updated.
Gov. Greg Abbott has followed through on his threat to cut off state funding for Travis County over its new "sanctuary" policy.
by Sanya Mansoor, The Texas Tribune
Jan. 30, 2017
The Islamic Center of Victoria was destroyed by a massive fire Saturday, less than three weeks after the partly constructed Islamic Center of Lake Travis suffered the same fate.