Scroll down to see the candidates’ views on public safety and gun violence from various forums and town halls leading up to the May 1, 2021 election. From the Mayoral Candidate Town Hall by NOWCastSA Q: How will you make San Antonio a safer place for pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists? How can your policies help bring more resources to these San Antonians? Ron Nirenberg: https://youtu.be/Ioa1CDH5als?t=997
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Apr 22 2021 - 1:11pm
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 28 2017 - 2:22pm
Elected local leaders and other community members gathered Saturday morning on the near West Side to launch a campaign on behalf of the city's proposed $850 million bond issue.
Written by Elizabeth Rodriguez on Oct 20 2016 - 6:56pm
The college experience is usually remembered as a coming of age period, where students have some of the best moments of their lives. However, when some people remember their college experiences, it is very unpleasant. The National Sexual Violence Resource Center reports that for every 1,000 women attending a college or a university, there will be 35 incidents of rape every academic year, with 35 percent of attempted rapes happening while on a date. This does not include rapes and sexual assaults that go unreported to law enforcement.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 12 2015 - 12:28pm
San Antonio wants to hear from you about the city's 2016 budget and we’ve got the tools for you to Speak Up and engage.
Written by Kris_Serold on Jan 30 2014 - 11:20am
Updated Oct. 23, 2014: According to the voter ID law that went into effect in November 2013, every Texas voter must show an acceptable form of ID to be allowed to cast their ballot in person. All IDs - with the exception of a Citizenship Certificate - must be current or less than 60 days expired. Accepted photo IDs include:
Written by Clayton Price on Jul 23 2013 - 10:21am
On June 8, 2013 the 24th Annual Neighborhood Conference addressed neighborhood associations and residents from all over San Antonio on the issue of safety at Laurel Heights United Methodist Church. Precinct 4 County Commissioner Tommy Adkisson launched the lunchtime session, delivering a talk on the importance of neighborhood associations. Jeanne Russell of SA2020 led a panel discussion on crime and safety with Deputy Chief Joe Hamilton of Bexar County Sherriff's Department and Assistant Chief Jose Banales of the San Antonio Police department. The session concluded with questions and concerns from attendees. Watch the entire session below.
Written by annalisapeace on Nov 15 2012 - 12:54pm
A team of four students from Dr. Yongmei Lu’s Geographic Information Science class at Texas State University (TSU), working with the Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance (GEAA), have created a map of sewage leaks within the Edwards Aquifer Region.
Written by Heather DiMasi on Jul 30 2010 - 3:58pm
Looking for a playground in your neighborhood? KaBOOM, a national nonprofit dedicated to saving play for America's children, has a map that is searchable by city or Zip Code so you can find the nearest play area to you.According to KaBOOM's website,
Written by Jennifer Herrera on Jul 23 2010 - 7:35am
San Antonio has embarked on an ambitious effort to make the city a more bike-friendly place. And city planners want your ideas.Julia Diana, senior management analyst for San Antonio’s Sustainable Transportation Sustainable Transportation department, said San Antonio is working on educating residents about cycling issues, including bike safety laws, new bike racks and a bike-share program which is scheduled to launch in 2011.