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Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 03, 2017
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.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 03, 2017
The City Council voted unanimously Thursday, Feb. 2, to adopt an urban renewal plan, which could implement the city’s proposed $20 million housing bond, if voters were to approve it May 6.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 02, 2017
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.
Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 01, 2017
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.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jan 31, 2017
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.