Special Coverage

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 15, 2018

Due to severe freezing weather and sleet forecast throughout San Antonio and Bexar County on Tuesday Jan. 16, City of San Antonio offices and all city facilities - libraries, senior centers, community centers, parks facilities, Animal Care Services shelter and Municipal Court - will be closed to the public, and only essential employees should report to work.

Bexar County will be closed. The courthouse will be closed Jan. 16 and there will be no jury duty. The Bexar County Commissioners Court meeting scheduled for Jan. 16 has been posted.

Written by rudyarispe on Jan 09, 2018

Returning Heroes Home is the recipient of a $50,000 gift from TETCO and the Tom Turner Family Foundation to assist San Antonio’s wounded warriors, bringing the total to date $570,000 that the company has donated to the nonprofit organization.

Steve Huffman, president of Returning Heroes Home, said the nonprofit will use the TETCO contribution to fund programs and services for injured soldiers and their families on the road to recovery while at Joint Base Fort Sam Houston.

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 21, 2017

NOWCastSA is being hailed as a national model by the respected journalism organization, Poynter, and NOWCastSA’s partnership with San Antonio Public Library was cited as a “Best Idea of the Day” by the Aspen Institute.


Written by VIA Transit on Dec 20, 2017

VIA Metropolitan Transit has added a third pick-up location and is extending New Year’s Eve Park & Ride Service hours to 1:30 a.m. for those attending the Tricentennial Celebrate 300 event. VIA will offer convenient and affordable service to the Tricentennial event beginning at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 31. Return service will run until 1:30 a.m., Monday, Jan. 1.

A third pick-up location has been added for this Park & Ride service, now available at:

·         Crossroads Park & Ride, 151 Crossroads Blvd.

Written by Texas Tribune on Dec 19, 2017

by Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune

Ruth Jones McClendon, the former longtime state representative from San Antonio, has died. She was 74.

State Rep. Barbara Gervin-Hawkins, McClendon's successor, said she died this morning at her home in San Antonio.