In order to alleviate some of the pressures the business community faces while trying to reopen safely and caring for their staff members, Bexar County will begin to distribute 1 million masks to local businesses.
Written by BexarCounty on Jun 23 2020 - 4:09pm
Written by Kathryn O'Rourke on Jun 18 2020 - 6:49pm
We are here today because of the Woolworth Building, but also because of the building that stands opposite it, and because of the space between them. There is perhaps no building in the United States to which so much meaning has been attached for so long as the Alamo. Indeed, the Woolworth is at risk of being demolished because of emotional and symbolic weight the Alamo has long been made to bear.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 25 2018 - 11:17am
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.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 22 2018 - 8:20pm
Join NOWCastSA, the UTSA College of Public Policy and the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area on Feb. 27, 2018 at 6 p.m. at the UTSA Downtown Campus for a Judicial Candidate Debate. Several District Court positions are up for election. In advance of the March 6, 2018 primary, come hear what the candidates have to say on issues. Candidates who have confirmed their presence:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 15 2018 - 11:48am
Replay the video from MOVE San Antonio's Bexar County District Attorney Candidate Forum featuring Democratic District Attorney Candidates Nico LaHood and Joe Gonzales on Feb. 15, 2018 at Woodlawn Pointe. Incumbent LaHood and challenger Gonzales answered questions about their vision for San Antonio's criminal justice system.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 15 2018 - 8:48pm
Due to severe freezing weather and sleet forecast throughout San Antonio and Bexar County on Tuesday Jan. 16, City of San Antonio offices and all city facilities - libraries, senior centers, community centers, parks facilities, Animal Care Services shelter and Municipal Court - will be closed to the public, and only essential employees should report to work. Bexar County will be closed. The courthouse will be closed Jan. 16 and there will be no jury duty. The Bexar County Commissioners Court meeting scheduled for Jan. 16 has been posted.
Written by karensadams on Dec 5 2017 - 8:42am
ChildSafe was recently awarded a $6,770 grant by the Texas Bar Foundation for a care coordination team for commercially sexually exploited youth, a problem that plagues children in Texas and especially Bexar County. As a result of this grant, ChildSafe will facilitate the creation of a dedicated taskforce and protocols to better identify and meet the needs of child victims of commercial sexual exploitation.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 19 2017 - 8:41am
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.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 5 2017 - 8:24pm
The San Antonio Police Chief, the Bexar County Sheriff and District Attorney condemned the bill banning sanctuary policies, and were joined by C.O.P.S./Metro leaders who said they “refuse to give up a culture of hospitality and welcoming the stranger.”
Written by Daniel Serna on Mar 6 2017 - 12:24pm
Nineteen year old student Josue Romero, an undocumented immigrant supported by the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Educational and Legal Services (RAICES) organizattion awaited Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar with a