Special Coverage

Written by Clayton Price on Jul 24, 2015

San Antonio residents’ resounding number one priority in the city budget is public safety, calling for improving sidewalks, streets and drainage to protect children and adults.

Making the city safer by increasing funding for infrastructure was a top priority for 526 people, or 32.4 percent of those who voted for priorities during the Speak Up SA campaign calling for input on the budget. The comments pleaded for safer, sidewalks, even near schools, protected bike lanes and funding to fix drainage problems that make areas unsafe for children and for motorists,

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 19, 2015

About 275,000 families in the U.S., including more than 6,000 in San Antonio, will get free high-speed home Internet under ConnectHome, a demonstration project announced July 15 by President Barack Obama and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro.

“America’s challenge in this 21st century is to remain the world’s undisputed land of opportunity," said Castro. "By expanding broadband adoption, ConnectHome will provide more Americans with the same high-speed access to knowledge and opportunity that millions of people already enjoy.”

Written by Guest on Jul 17, 2015

A group of children at risk for Type 2 diabetes will soon be attending Camp Power Up with fun activities, field trips and wellness education to help them learn ways to live a healthy lifestyle and beat the odds of a diabetes diagnosis.

Written by evrard on Jul 15, 2015

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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 13, 2015

Mayor Taylor’s Statement on Confederate Monuments


SAN ANTONIO (July 9, 2015) — “Slavery and the Civil War are part of the American legacy. For more than 200 years we’ve been trying to fully realize the revolutionary premise of democracy: all men are created equal.