The San Antonio City Council voted to return land next to the Hays Street Bridge to the people for a public park during a dramatic meeting that outgoing councilman Rey Saldana termed a day of "atonement.”
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 21 2019 - 10:55am
Written by Hannah Wolf on Jun 21 2019 - 10:43am
Click on the speaker's name to jump straight to their comments in the video. District 2 Councilman Art Hall
Written by FuerzaUnida on Jun 6 2019 - 3:46pm
Near the closing of four terms as one of the youngest representatives to serve on San Antonio’s City Council, Rey Saldaña will help welcome the Class of 2019 to their first day of Fuerza Unida’s Summer Youth Leadership Program on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Fuerza Unida.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 13 2018 - 9:41pm
San Antonio City Council approved a measure Dec. 13 that would reward developers for building housing as expensive as $360,000, after city staff spent months in private meetings with for profit and nonprofit developers, but did not hold a single public hearing.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 4 2018 - 6:16pm
When the Mayor's Housing Policy Task Force members briefed the SA Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan Committee in June, only one recommendation was different from similar housing studies over the last 30 years: Implementation. (Scroll down to watch complete video or click on each speaker’s quote to watch their remarks.)
Written by Glenda Wolin on Jun 5 2018 - 8:22pm
By Glenda Wolin Not guilty! That was one of the themes of the rousing keynote speech by Erika Prosper at the San Antonio League’s 2018 Annual Luncheon, held April 19, 2018. Not “not guilty” in the sense of a verdict, but in the sense that as women, we cannot let ourselves feel guilt over not being able to do everything we feel is expected of us, said Prosper, who is married to San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg.
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 Laura Acevedo on Nov 8 2017 - 9:23pm
In the Nov. 8 edition of #AskRon, Mayor Ron Nirenberg talks with Councilman Rey Saldaña about the recent tragedy in Sutherland Springs, Texas. The two discussed how violent acts impact our communities. Also, Nirenberg and Saldaña take a ride on a VIA bus.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 3 2017 - 6:23pm
by Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune The cities of San Antonio and Austin announced on Thursday they have joined the fight to stop the state's new immigration enforcement law, Senate Bill 4, in federal court.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 24 2017 - 12:59pm
While a boisterous audience of COPS/Metro Alliance members cheered them on, candidates for San Antonio mayor and city council pledged to fight Senate Bill 4 - the anti-sanctuary city law - starting on the day they take office. About 350 people packed the Dominion Church of God in Christ on May 22 for a Get Out the Vote Rally and Accountability Session where candidates were asked to give yes or no answers to questions about the COPS/Metro agenda on SB4, affordable housing, immigration and living wages.