Written by Vivian Lopez on Feb 22, 2022
Updated: Hours after it was scheduled, San Antonio officials scrapped a vote by the Historic and Design Review Commission on whether to  cut down 100 trees, some very old, in Brackenridge Park. The move came after District 2 Councilman Jalen McKee-Rodriguez requested a minimum of three…
Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 22, 2022
By Sneha Dey, The Texas Tribune A South Texas butterfly sanctuary has closed after it was the target of conspiracy theories that escalated into credible threats. The National Butterfly Center, along the U.S.-Mexico border in Mission, has long been the target of QAnon conspiracy theories falsely…
Written by Vivian Lopez on Feb 15, 2022
Should the city cut down more than 100 heritage and significant trees along the banks of the San Antonio River in Brackenridge Park? That’s the question on the Feb. 16, 2022 agenda of the Historic and Design Review Commission. Members of the public can voice their concerns before the commission…
Written by Greg Harman on Feb 03, 2022
The following story was originally published at Deceleration News by Greg Harman. Update: The Historic and Design Review Commission has withdrew this item from its agenda before the Feb. 2, 2022 meeting.
Written by Denise Guerra on Jan 28, 2022
After 13 meetings in seven months, San Antonio’s Noise Ordinance Task Force is still wrangling over how to accurately collect noise readings from loud bars and clubs and how to improve enforcement and modify the city’s current noise regulations.  In its first meeting of the new year, the…
Written by Vivian Lopez on Jan 20, 2022
Here is a list of DreamWeek events curated by the NOWCastSA interns Vivian Lopez, Rachael Graham, Sofia Briones and Denise Guerra: Due to COVID-19, events are subject to change. For more information, check the DreamWeek website. Monday January 17 After The March (A Celebration of Inclusion and…
Written by Rachael Graham on Jan 15, 2022
San Antonio’s annual MLK March, originally scheduled for Jan 17, 2022, has been canceled and a virtual event will be held in its place. Tune in to TVSA and the City of San Antonio’s Facebook page at 10 a.m. on January 17, 2022, to see the commemorative 2022 Virtual SA MLK March. Scroll down for…
Written by Texas Tribune on Jan 14, 2022
By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune Hundreds of Texans seeking to vote by mail in the upcoming March primary elections are seeing their applications for ballots rejected by local election offices trying to comply with stricter voting rules enacted by Texas Republicans last year.