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 CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 9 2016 - 10:28am
Replay the video of a meeting between San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor and members of the Nonprofit Council on Nov. 29 to discuss nonprofit community needs and how her office can work more effectively with nonprofits. “We could work more closely,” Taylor told the nonprofit leaders gathered at the Whitley Theological Center. In addition, she said, “The city could do a better job distinguishing between outputs and outcomes,” she said. “The work you all are about is outcomes.”
Written by Rudy Arispe on Sep 9 2016 - 1:34pm
A group of military veterans will participate in an intensive, 12-week Cyber Security Boot Camp beginning Sept. 12 at the Rackspace Open Cloud Academy to prepare them for careers in this high-demand job field.
Written by Joe Krier on Aug 10 2016 - 12:50am
Thursday, Aug. 11, City Council will vote on the three plans that make up SA Tomorrow, the proposed blueprint for accommodating San Antonio's projected growth of 1.1 million new residents through 2040. These plans will establish our development priorities and guide numerous spending decisions in the years to come.
Written by Guest (not verified) on Aug 10 2016 - 12:24am
By Noel Poyo San Antonio needs a clearly articulated housing policy. The sense of purpose that launched the “Decade of Downtown” with development through investments and incentives must be matched by supporting a vibrant housing market for the San Antonio neighborhoods that have shaped the culture and character of the city.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 27 2015 - 8:56pm
The Edge: Helping you catch up and get ahead Ancient irrigation technique saves water, keeps plants happy
Written by City of San Antonio on Apr 10 2014 - 10:46am
Fiesta San Antonio, the annual citywide celebration commemorating the history and culture of San Antonio, kicks off on April 10 and will welcome locals and visitors from all over who attend the annual event to enjoy the many festivities. Mayor Julián Castro and the City of San Antonio continue to encourage Fiesta-goers to think “green” by recycling, making healthier choices, and by enjoying parades designated as smoke-free areas.
Written by Kris_Serold on Feb 27 2014 - 4:17pm
San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro's Fitness Council, MFC, is looking for committed, enthusiastic youth to serve as advocates for healthy eating and active living in their schools and communities. Student Ambassadors will represent the MFC by promoting and encouraging healthy living at their school campus, at home, and in their communities. DREAM IT.
Written by Kris_Serold on Feb 10 2014 - 11:23am
Replay Video: Councilman Ron Nirenberg delivered a State of District 8 Address at the Phil Hardberger Park Urban Ecology Center on Feb. 15. The program began with remarks from San Antonio City Manager Sheryl Sculley who updated audience on growth, innovation, finance.
Written by City of San Antonio on Feb 4 2014 - 3:35pm
Mayor Julián Castro and County Judge Nelson Wolff, along with Councilwoman Ivy Taylor, announced the City and County’s partnership to enhance the Menger Creek Drainage project. The City allocated $6.5 million from the 2012 bond for the reconstruction of the Menger Creek Channel and an additional $4 million is being contributed by the County. Benefits from this partnership will assist in removing properties from the floodplain, and create a natural destination park for the EastPoint Community.