Here are links to watch or replay three San Antonio City Council Public Safety Committee community listening sessions to gather feedback on policing in San Antonio. The Public Safety Committee, which is chaired by District 6 Councilwoman Melissa Cabello Havrda, is hosting three listening sessions, one in-person event and two virtual meetings. Council members Jada Andrews-Sullivan, District 2; Rebecca Viagran, District 3; Ana Sandoval, District 7; and Clayton Perry, District 10, also sit on the committee.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 15 2020 - 1:48pm
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 14 2018 - 6:40pm
Elected leaders and pro-immigrant groups came together on the steps of San Antonio City Hall on March 14, 2018 and vowed to keep fighting the anti-immigrant law, SB 4 one day after judges on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld most of the Texas law. (scroll down to watch complete video of the 30-minute event)
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 20 2017 - 9:51pm
During the Sept., 20, 2017 edition of #AskRon, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and District 3 Councilwoman Rebecca Viagran were at at Don Pedro's on the South Side discussing issues including business development, street racing accidents, building community trust with law enforcement, equity in the budget, community health, National Night Out, promoting volunteerism and relief efforts for Mexico City.
Written by Brooke Cowey on Apr 27 2017 - 8:45pm
About 750 people filled St. Henry Catholic Church’s parish hall to hear candidates for San Antonio mayor and city council respond to COPS/Metro questions about immigration, affordable housing, minimum wages and workforce development. At the Accountability Session, candidates were told to answer the following questions:
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 18 2017 - 9:42pm
The formation of a long-range master plan for Brackenridge Park is nearly done, city staff told the City Council in a B session on Jan. 18. The document is meant to help integrate the park into its evolving surroundings and restore much of it to a more natural state. Preservation of historical features, and a reduction of traffic and improved parking are also goals in the plan.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Sep 5 2016 - 7:57pm
"Viva Cesar Chavez!" "Viva Dolores Huerta!" "The people united will never be divided!" Those were just some of the chants that could be heard in downtown San Antonio on Labor Day morning, Sept. 5, 2016. Hundreds of union members, labor activists and local leaders took to the streets to celebrate a defining moment in the labor movement from 50 years ago.
Written by City of San Antonio on Mar 11 2016 - 11:58am
On March 10, 2016, San Antonio City Council approved funding for the new Brooks Spay and Neuter Facility scheduled to break ground early next month. Animal Care Services (ACS) will use this facility to provide low-cost spay/neuter and wellness services for San Antonio residents’ pet dogs and cats.
Written by Allison Baron on Oct 27 2014 - 12:39pm
A home for every pet... It seems like a nice idea, but can San Antonio make it a reality? Becoming a humane community is a goal even larger than the no-kill status San Antonio is on its way to achieving, according to the nationally and internationally recognized speaker who will deliver a keynote address at the San Antonio Area Foundation’s Community Conversation, hosted by the Foundation’s Talk About It! program, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Pica Pica Plaza Event Center, 910 SE Military Drive.
Written by Kris_Serold on Apr 29 2014 - 12:52pm
May is National Preservation Month and the City of San Antonio’s Office of Historic Preservation, OHP, will kick-off the month-long celebration with the “State of Preservation Announcement.” In partnership with the San Antonio Public Library, San Antonio Public Library Foundation,
Written by Amanda Evrard on Apr 25 2013 - 7:20pm
REPLAY VIDEO: Join NOWCastSA at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30 as we webcast Texas A&M San Antonio The Mesquite journalism student-produced city council candidate forum featuring all three contenders to represent District 3: incumbent Leticia Ozuna and challengers Gabriel Q. Velasquez and Rebecca Viagran.