Special Coverage

Written by Texas Tribune on Jan 31, 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. 

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 30, 2017

On Jan. 29, 2017, about 250 people gathered in San Antonio's Main Plaza to protest the Trump Administration's move to ban Muslim refugees and to build a wall on the border of the United States and Mexico.

Watch a full video of the rally below.

 

In their own words, here is their story.

Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 28, 2017

Elected local leaders and other community members gathered Saturday morning on the near West Side to launch a campaign on behalf of the city's proposed $850 million bond issue.

Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 27, 2017

A local state legislator and San Antonio’s top cop feel the federal and state push to step up enforcement of immigration laws, locally, could do more harm than good.

But a conservative think tank official and Bexar County’s GOP chairman say the federal and state governments are only wanting cooperation from police in local immigration enforcement to improve community safety.

Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 26, 2017

Esperanza Center for Peace and Justice is marking its 30th anniversary throughout 2017.

But for individuals who have long been associated with the nonprofit, such as director Graciela Sanchez, Esperanza is not standing idly by, celebrating with a few special events.

Sanchez. other staff members, volunteers and supporters of the Esperanza have plenty to do, addressing a variety of local and global issues, like they always have.