Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 26, 2020
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…
Written by Bekah McNeel on Jun 26, 2020
Then the Valedictorian Called Out the School’s Administration The sun was just starting to peek out from around early morning clouds at 8:30 am on June 16, threatening to bake the 187 graduates from Sam Houston High School and their families. But things on the field, where the graduates sat in…
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 26, 2020
This year, protesting your property taxes is much different because it is all online. It can be difficult to fully understand what to do. Thankfully, there are some helpful resources, such as Motif Boutique Brokerage and the nonprofit, Mi Ciudad Es Mi Casa, to help you as you go through…
Written by rudyarispe on Jun 26, 2020
Because of the exponential increase in the number of new coronavirus cases, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg has signed an emergency order prohibiting outdoor gatherings of 100 or more people to contain the spread of COVID-19.   “The virus has gained a foothold in our community as the state…
Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 26, 2020
Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday took his most drastic action yet to respond to the post-reopening coronavirus surge in Texas, shutting bars back down and scaling back restaurant capacity to 50%. He also shut down river-rafting trips and banned outdoor gatherings of over 100 people unless local…
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 25, 2020
As COVID-19 hospitalizations skyrocketed again in Bexar County, a top medical official said the area is on a "worst cast scenario" trajectory that could overwhelm hospital capacity within weeks. "This car is going at full speed headed toward a brick wall," said San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg…
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 25, 2020
Thanks to coronavirus, protesting your property taxes is different this year. San Antonio District 7 City Councilwoman Ana Sandoval interviewed Camille Rodriguez Brigant about how to protest and why you should - even if you are over 65. Then Sandoval talked with San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg…
Written by Brandy Ruiz on Jun 24, 2020
Miriam and her 15-year old daughter, asylum-seekers from Honduras, have been held at a private prison in Dilley for more than 300 days.  They are among more than 80 immigrant families being kept at the South Texas Family Residential Center, as it is called by Immigration and Customs…
Written by Brandy Ruiz on Jun 19, 2020
The 700,000 Dreamers in the United States have held their breath for the past three years, expecting the worst from the U.S. Supreme Court after the Trump administration said it would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
Written by Kathryn O'Rourke on Jun 18, 2020
We are here today because of the Woolworth Building, but also because of the building that stands opposite it, and because of the space between them. There is perhaps no building in the United States to which so much meaning has been attached for so long as the Alamo. Indeed, the Woolworth is at…