Special Coverage

Written by Don Mathis on Dec 14, 2016

San Antonio prides itself on holiday lights. Some people don’t even take their Christmas lights down after the new year. They just flick a switch when the next Christmas rolls around to celebrate another season of holiday cheer.

Written by Edmond Ortiz on Dec 14, 2016

Members of COPS/Metro Alliance say the city’s bond-funded effort to encourage affordable housing in distressed areas is flawed, and hope the proposal will be retooled to meet current homeowners’ problems.

Written by Edmond Ortiz on Dec 14, 2016

Plans for a new 7-Eleven store at Zarzamora and Buena Vista streets could include physical remnants and aspects to preserve what the iconic Malt House restaurants meant to generations of Westsiders.

Officials from the North Texas-based convenience store chain said they want to consider a variety of things from neighborhood residents, architects and artists before razing the restaurant and replace it with a convenience store.

Written by karensadams on Dec 13, 2016

ChildSafe was recently awarded a $5,000 grant by the Texas Bar Foundation to enhance its Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) to expedite services to young victims of child abuse and neglect.

Written by Edmond Ortiz on Dec 13, 2016

At its first open public meeting, members of the Mayor's Council on Police-Community Relations listed goals including better two-way communication between police and neighborhoods, urging the San Antonio Police Department to hire more women and people of color and moving the council’s meetings into the community and away from government offices that could intimidate participants.