Special Coverage

Written by City of San Antonio on Jul 08, 2014

Congratulations to the San Antonio Fire Department’s (SAFD) very own Arson K-9, Kai, for being named one of the eight finalists for the 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards. Thanks to the public’s votes, Kai beat out more than a dozen other dogs to win the “Arson Dogs” category and she must now face off against the winners of the seven other categories. Voting is now open for the final round that will determine which heroic hound will be named this year’s American Hero Dog, at the fourth annual Hero Dog Awards in California.

Written by VIA Transit on Jul 07, 2014

The South San Antonio Chamber of Commerce has endorsed VIA Metropolitan Transit’s modern streetcar project as a welcome development that will benefit the local economy and provide more travel options for the Alamo City.

Written by lcarter on Jul 06, 2014

PreK-12 grade teachers, children, parents and artists will celebrate arts education and the environment at the 4th annual Fine Arts Fair on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wonderland of the Americas, 

The public is invited to participate in the Fine Arts Fair activities including: enjoying music, engaging in art activities, visiting the award-winning spare parts MINI ART MUSEUM, taking a picture with Spurs Jesus and supporting local artists as they sell their arts and crafts.

Written by City of San Antonio on Jul 02, 2014

The 4th of July holiday is this Friday and with it comes the responsibility of families to celebrate safely and legally. The purchase, use and/or transport of fireworks within the city limits of San Antonio is illegal and the violation is a Class C misdemeanor which can carry a fine of up to $2,000. There were an estimated 17,800 fires started across the country by fireworks in 2011 resulting in 40 injuries and about $32-million dollars in direct property damage, according to the National Fire Protection Association.

Written by City of San Antonio on Jul 01, 2014

The Northeast Corridor (NEC) Revitalization Plan was approved last week by City Council in an effort to encourage reinvestment in the area.  Encompassing an area of approximately 1.8 miles, this plan focuses on two key commercial corridors:

  • Perrin Beitel Rd. (from IH 410 to Thousand Oaks Dr.)
  • Nacogdoches Rd. (from Thousand Oaks Dr. to O’Connor Rd.).