Special Coverage

Written by Andrew Delgado on Aug 30, 2012

Take a tour of the rich history of change brought by COPS/Metro Alliance on this interactive map that includes video, oral history, photos and documents. 

Relive the history as former COPS President Andy Sarabia travels the West Side neighborhoods describing the improvement projects, people and places and the significant events involving COPS/Metro Alliance  over the years. Locations on the map have video, photos and links to historic documents. (Click here to jump to a full-page map.)

Written by evrard on Aug 20, 2012

labor day schedule of city services

Updated for 2018: In observance of the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 3, City Hall and most municipal offices will be closed. Public safety and emergency services will remain in operation.

Written by City of San Antonio on Dec 16, 2011

Christmas and New Years trash collection

Updated for 2018: When do you have to take out the trash during the Christmas and New Year's break? Tuesday trash, recycling and garbage will be collected the day after Christmas on Wednesday Dec. 26 and Tuesday collection the next week moves to the day after New Years,  Wednesday, Jan. 2 Got that?

Written by nancypjohnson on Dec 07, 2011

Students at Lanier High School set Guiness record tamalada

Spices, Christmas music and laughter filled the Lanier High School band hall as students, staff and community volunteers worked all day  toward a goal of achieving Guinness World Record status with a tamalada on Dec. 7, 2011.

Written by City of San Antonio on Apr 06, 2011

The City of San Antonio released its Fiesta San Jacinto holiday services schedule for Friday, April 22, 2016. And yes, you will have to take out the trash. But you won't have to pay to park at downtown on-street meters!

Recycling, organics recycling and garbage will be collected Friday, April 22 as usual, while City Hall and most municipal offices will be closed to observe the Fiesta San Jacinto holiday. City services will operate as follows: