Special Coverage

Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 23, 2017

In a speech laced together with data and lifted by his passionate hope for 53,000 students, Superintendent Pedro Martinez described an arsenal of innovative solutions he is using combat the stubborn reality of poverty in the San Antonio Independent School District.

Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 22, 2017

Updated: What is "puro" in San Antonio? In a Feb. 21 event at Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex, 11 San Antonians offered their thoughts on what makes something or someone purely San Antonio.

The consensus? It depends on one's viewpoint, the speakers and audience members said. The definition could range from music or color to food or sense of place. Or all of the above.

Written by Don Mathis on Feb 21, 2017

The Esperanza Center opened its doors in solidarity with the National General Strike in opposition to the current administration. On Friday, Feb. 17, Strike4Democracy coordinated more than 100 strike actions across the country to stand up for America’s democratic principles. Local poets and protestors included Eliza Perez, Don Mathis, Enrique Sanchez, Gianna Rendon, Monica Landry, and Elva Treviño.

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 20, 2017

Four tornadoes tore through San Antonio over the night of Feb. 19, 2017. Here is the story, in your own words on social media posts, starting from the oldest and ending with the newest posts.

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