Special Coverage

Written by JoleneAlmendarez on May 07, 2019

Just nine months after San Antonio's Housing Policy Framework rolled off the presses, co-author María Antonietta Berriozábal said she is afraid the key recommendations are languishing and at risk of joining three decades of previous plans, on a shelf, forgotten, gathering dust.

Written by Edmond Ortiz on May 01, 2019

Updated: Just a week before the May 4 election day, candidates for San Antonio mayor and city council filed reports showing that donations are flowing into their coffers.

All officeholders, candidates and specific purpose political action committees are required to file campaign finance reports by set deadlines, according to the City of San Antonio municipal campaign finance code, even if there’s no reportable activity. The reports list who has donated money to the candidates and how much money has been donated. 

Written by Edmond Ortiz on May 01, 2019

By Edmond Ortiz

Former San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro was among a handful of presidential candidates and other politicians taking part in Conversations About America’s Future, a
collaborative series devised by the Texas Tribune and CNN at the South by Southwest festival (SXSW).

Written by Edmond Ortiz on May 01, 2019

By Edmond Ortiz
The 2019 South by Southwest (SXSW)  festival featured several San Antonians leading conversations about how best to enhance life for the aging population, tackling the opiod crisis and improving medical care for individuals.

Former San Antonio Mayor Henry Cisneros discussed how people ages 55 and up can lead productive lives in growing cities.

Written by JoleneAlmendarez on Apr 29, 2019

With no money, no food, no medicine and no access to basics like showers, scores of asylum seekers began arriving in San Antonio in late March with few options. But a massive joint effort by the City of San Antonio and a legion of nonprofits and volunteers has surrounded the newcomers with hope and resources.