Special Coverage

Written by karensadams on Aug 04, 2015

A Sea Island Shrimp House 50-cent menu promotion turned into a whopping $5,000 donation to the San Antonio Food Bank.

The family owned and operated restaurant group in San Antonio celebrated its 50th anniversary by donating 50 cents to the Food Bank from every “Fresh at 50!” menu item purchased by customers in July.

On August 3, Sea Island CEO Barclay Anthony, handed a check for $5,000 to San Antonio Food Bank CEO Eric Cooper.

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 31, 2015

Updated: When the North East Independent School District Trustees meet on Aug. 10, teachers and staff from the district have a First Amendment right to participate in the public discusion about whether to rename Robert E. Lee High School, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas.

Written by City of San Antonio on Jul 24, 2015

San Antonio is expected to grow by over 1 million people between now and 2040. It is important to plan for this growth so we can make smart choices now to prepare for the future. Join us at one of the meetings listed below, or add your ideas online through August 11, 2015.

At these small-scale open houses, you can:
• Talk about transportation challenges, needs, and solutions
• Explore transportation choices and funding options
• Learn what people have said so far

Written by Clayton Price on Jul 24, 2015

San Antonio residents’ resounding number one priority in the city budget is public safety, calling for improving sidewalks, streets and drainage to protect children and adults.

Making the city safer by increasing funding for infrastructure was a top priority for 526 people, or 32.4 percent of those who voted for priorities during the Speak Up SA campaign calling for input on the budget. The comments pleaded for safer, sidewalks, even near schools, protected bike lanes and funding to fix drainage problems that make areas unsafe for children and for motorists,

Written by William Schlecht on Jul 24, 2015

San Antonio should join New York, London and Amsterdam and use the river as a transportation option for commuters. Call it VIA Rio.

San Antonio has distinct advantages over the other cities.