Join The Texas Tribune for a conversation between San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Sewell Chan, editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune, at noon Wednesday, May 25, at San Antonio College. Nothing is off the table for this live, local event, including the latest on battles over local control and what’s next for the Alamo City. Click here for more information.
Written by Sofia Briones on May 24 2022 - 11:11am
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Apr 23 2021 - 6:24pm
Scroll to the question in the Accountability Session, then click on the link to jump to that spot in the video with the candidates’ answer. The Accountability Session was hosted by COPS/Metro Alliance on April 18, 2021.
Written by Vivian Lopez on Apr 17 2021 - 12:31pm
Scroll to the questions in the Mayoral Town Hall, then click on the link to jump to that spot in the video with the candidates’ answer. The Town Hall, hosted by NOWCastSA and sponsored by AARP San Antonio on April 10, 2121, included incumbent Mayor Ron Nirenberg and candidate Greg Brockhouse.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 6 2021 - 5:01pm
With 14 people on the May 1 ballot running to be the next mayor of San Antonio, it is a legitimate question to ask how NOWCastSA chose two for our Mayoral Candidate Town Hall. NOWCastSA has decided to feature two candidates based on a policy developed by the excellent journalists at Texas Public Radio, using criteria rooted in principles of editorial integrity and judgment
Written by Amanda Evrard on Apr 1 2021 - 4:05pm
Replay the video from the nonpartisan Mayoral Candidate Town Hall featuring incumbent Ron Nirenberg and candidate Greg Brockhouse on April 6, 2021. The Town Hall discussion was moderated by San Antonio Express-News Metro Columnist Elaine Ayala. This event was sponsored by AARP in San Antonio.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 2 2020 - 7:55pm
Midway through a news conference where executives were describing hospitals' herculean efforts to cope with a staggering increase in COVID-19 cases in San Antonio and Bexar County, the governor of Texas dropped a proclamation. Gov. Greg Abbott ordered Texans in most counties to wear face coverings in public and gave mayors and county judges the ability to impose restrictions on outdoor gatherings of more than 10 people. It was what local leaders had been imploring him to do for weeks, as COVID-19 cases spiraled out of control in Texas' urban areas.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 26 2020 - 9:10pm
As San Antonio stepped up its battle against COVID-19 by banning gatherings of more than 10 people in city parks or plazas, Mayor Ron Nirenberg said weekend #BlackLivesMatter protesters would be "kindly asked to think about the pandemic we're in, and disperse." The remarks by Nirenberg, who has repeatedly encouraged #BlackLivesMatters protestors to demonstrate and speak out, came during the evening briefing on the virus which threatens to overwhelm the city's hospital capacity.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 22 2020 - 6:44pm
Replay video of the 14th annual Blessing of the Peacemakers on Jan. 26, 2020 at the Whitley Center on the campus of Oblate School of Theology. The 2020 Peace Laureates are: Lionel Sosa, Gurvinder Pal "G.P." Singh and Cappy Lawton. The peaceCENTER appointed the Peace Laureates, local voices of wisdom and experience to speak for peace and justice in San Antonio.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 21 2019 - 10:55am
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.”