Special Coverage

Written by AJPesquera on Jan 11, 2018

by Adolfo Pesquera

In the face of citywide opposition led by a well-organized East Side coalition, the developer of a four-story apartment building adjacent to San Antonio's iconic Hays Street Bridge had his request for a Certificate of Appropriateness rejected by the Historic and Design Review Commission on Dec. 6, 2017.

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.