Special Coverage

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 22, 2019

How are local journalists navigating when even the most prestigious news organizations are being undermined and attacked, and reporters are threatened?

That was the catalyst for a special DreamWeek panel hosted by Dhawn Martin of the SoL Center.

The panel discussion was led by San Antonio Express-News journalist Elaine Ayala.

Written by rudyarispe on Feb 21, 2019

WASHINGTON, TEXAS - “Texas Independence Day Celebration” is a free, two-day living history celebration from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 2 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3 on the 293-acre Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site to commemorate when 59 delegates bravely met in 1836 to make a formal declaration of independence from Mexico and form a new nation.

Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 14, 2019

By Arya Sundaram, The Texas Tribune

U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar said Thursday that he's added language to a compromise bill aimed at avoiding another government shutdown that would prohibit border fencing at five major landmarks in the Rio Grande Valley.

Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 14, 2019

By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune

A Republican and a Democrat are moving on to a runoff in the race to replace ex-state Rep. Justin Rodriguez, D-San Antonio, in a traditionally Democratic district.

With all precincts reporting Tuesday night, Republican Fred Rangel got 38 percent of the vote, and Democrat Ray Lopez had 19 percent, according to unofficial returns. The third-place finisher, Coda Rayo-Garza, narrowly missed the runoff, coming in 22 votes behind Lopez, a former member of the San Antonio City Council.

Written by rudyarispe on Feb 14, 2019

Dr. Manuel QuiñonesDr. Manuel Quiñones, a family practice physician with HealthTexas Medical Group, has been honored by the Bexar County Medical Society with its Golden Aesculapias Award for a lifetime of distinguished service.

“I am humbled and honored to receive this award and to have my name among the giants of our medical community,” Dr. Quiñones said. “The award acknowledges ‘lifetime achievement,’ but I’m not even finished yet.”