Special Coverage

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 09, 2018

A city commission is scheduled to pass judgement today on a developer’s proposal to erect a 74-foot-tall apartment building next to the 58-foot-high Hays Street Bridge, one of the most recognized landmarks in San Antonio, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and designated a Texas Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.

The apartment building would block the view of the iconic bridge, and would be built on land donated by the Dawson family in 2005 to be a public park.

Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 08, 2018

By Edmond Ortiz

San Antonians will be speaking up and representing their communities on key issues from March 9 to March 18 at the 2018 South by Southwest, the annual Austin festival that celebrates convergence of technology, music and cinema.

Individuals from San Antonio nonprofits, businesses and academia are scheduled to talk about topics including diversity, health care, community organization, empowering women, minority communities, aging and entrepreneurship.

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 05, 2018

The San Antonio Office of Historic Preservation is gathering public input to consider additional local landmarks for "viewshed protection," to keep the view from being blocked by development at the request of District 7 Councilwoman Ana E. Sandoval and District 2 Councilman William “Cruz” Shaw.

Written by Guest on Feb 26, 2018

By Tim Hernandez

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) joined U.S. Rep. Joaquín Castro (D-San Antonio) and Ann Beeson, Executive Director of the Center for Public Policy Priorities, to critique the new tax bill and discuss its effects on people.

During a town hall meeting at San Antonio’s Central Library, the three answered questions about the tax bill from moderator Francine Sanders Romero, Ph.D., Associate Dean in College of Public Policy, UTSA. (scroll down to watch complete video of the event)

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 25, 2018

Six Democratic Candidates for Texas governor debated the issues at San Antonio's Central Library in the run up to the March 6, 2018 primary election.

The candidates fielded questions about healthcare, jobs and criminal justice from Bexar County Democratic Party Chairman Manuel Medina during the Feb. 13 debate in San Antonio's Central Library auditorium.