Special Coverage

Written by City of San Antonio on Jul 28, 2017

The Department of Human Services, City of San Antonio, and Haven for Hope are reaching out to help the most vulnerable community members as San Antonio braces for near-record high temperatures this weekend.
 
The Department of Human Services (DHS) will open four facilities from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 29  and Sunday July 30 as cooling stations. The sites, covering four quadrants of the city, are:

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 23, 2017

Nine immigrants are dead and 20 others are clinging to life after they were found inside a smuggler's truck at a Wal-Mart on July 23, 2017. Here is how San Antonio responded.

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 21, 2017

San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg testified against the so-called “bathroom bill,” saying it “puts transgendered people in the crosshairs of discrimination,” and threatens the Texas economy.

Written by Donna Howard on Jul 21, 2017

Upon receiving their property tax notices Texas homeowners seem ready to channel Peter Finch in the classic movie "Network," by throwing open their windows and yelling, "I'm as mad as hell, and I'm not going to take this anymore!"  But at whom should that ire be directed?
 
Some wolves in sheep's clothing at the State Capitol are pointing their fingers at your locally elected officials and pursuing legislation to tightly restrict cities.  But don't be fooled—it's the wolves themselves who have driven up your property taxes.

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 19, 2017

Bexar County Chief Appraiser, Michael Amezquita answered questions and provided information to residents at a District 1 Property Tax Forum on May 22 at Asbury United Methodist Church.
Residents got information and guidance on the appraisal and protest process.