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Written by Madeleine Nerio on Aug 8 2019 - 4:01pm
A Board of Adjustment member said he will ask for a re-vote in a hotly contested Tobin Hill case, after he and another board member said they got confused and cast votes the opposite way they intended.
Written by Hannah Wolf on Jul 29 2019 - 2:56pm
From Center City Development and Operations Department newsletter:
Written by Madeleine Nerio on Jul 26 2019 - 3:01pm
Two 100-year-old storied homes in San Antonio’s Tobin Hill neighborhood are being demolished after a city councilman invoked an ordinance under the city signage code to block landmark protection sought by the community and the city Office of Historic Preservation. The clash between the community, the developer and the city bureaucracy erupted at the July 17 Historic Design and Review Commission (HDRC) meeting, prompting the panel to initiate a survey of the remaining historic and significant buildings in Tobin Hill.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jul 24 2019 - 3:12pm
A district judge signed off on a deal Wednesday to delay the implementation of a paid sick-leave ordinance slated to go into effect Aug. 1 — dealing yet another blow to community organizers who have championed the rule in some of Texas’ biggest cities.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jul 24 2019 - 11:16am
By Riane Roldan, Texas Tribune, July 23, 2019 Less than a month after its opening, the emergency shelter for migrant children in Carrizo Springs is reportedly shutting down.  Vice News first reported on its closure — and the potential that it could continue operating without children — on Tuesday. It's unclear what the U.S. Department of Health and Human services plans to do; a spokesperson for the agency declined to offer additional details. 
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 30 2019 - 9:28pm
By Charlotte-Anne Lucas for NOWCastSA, June 30, 2019
Written by Tucson Sentinel on Jun 27 2019 - 8:33pm
By Paul Ingram, originally published Jun 27, 2019 on TucsonSentinel.com