Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Report Shows San Antonio Is on Track to Meet a Third of SA2020 Goals

Posted By on Wed, Jan 23, 2019 at 2:10 PM

San Antonio appears likely to hit just 36 percent of the goals set by the SA2020 initiative launched by former mayor (and Democratic presidential aspirant) Julián Castro to foster a more prosperous city by 2020. SA met or exceeded 20 percent of the goals originally identified in a series of...

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Fox News' Brian Kilmeade, Tomi Lahren Coming to San Antonio for 'Battle at the Border' Town Hall

Posted By on Wed, Jan 23, 2019 at 12:19 PM

Less than a week after President Donald Trump claimed San Antonio has a wall, Fox News will roll into town to host a "Battle at the Border" town hall. Brian Kilmeade of Fox will stop in the Alamo City Friday, January 25, to host a panel discussion on border...

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Facebook Event Proposes Cinco de Mayo 'Search Party' to Find Trump's San Antonio Wall

Posted By on Wed, Jan 23, 2019 at 10:50 AM

The Internet just can't get enough of the magical border wall Donald Trump seems to think passes through San Antonio. First there was the barrage of Twitter memes mocking the president's tenuous grasp on geography (and perhaps reality). Now, someone's created a Facebook event for a Cinco de Mayo...

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Man and Woman Arrested for Allegedly Cooking Meth in San Antonio-area Walmart Parking Lot

Posted By on Wed, Jan 23, 2019 at 10:47 AM

Converse police arrested two suspects allegedly found cooking meth in a Walmart parking lot. Police took September Alvarez and Robert Robles Jr. into custody Tuesday morning on suspicion of several felony charges, including possession of drugs and stolen items. Authorities arrived on the scene around 3 a.m. after witnesses reported...

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

San Antonio's Transportation Committee Recommends New Rules for E-Scooters

Posted By on Tue, Jan 22, 2019 at 5:40 PM

San Antonio's not done tinkering with the rules for e-scooters and e-bikes. And if you like riding 'em in the wee hours of the morning or parking 'em where they shouldn't aughta be parked, you probably won't be a fan of the suggested tweaks. In October, city council approved...

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Panel Discussion Will Examine San Antonio's Deepening Ties to the State of Israel

Posted By on Tue, Jan 22, 2019 at 5:15 PM

A panel discussion scheduled as part of DreamWeek will address the implications of San Antonio's deepening business and diplomatic ties to Israel in light of that country's 50-year occupation of Palestinian land. Mayor Ron Nirenberg led a 2017 trade delegation to Israel, and San Antonio maintains “Friendship City” status with...

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Monday, January 21, 2019

Tiger at San Antonio Zoo Dies After Undergoing Routine Physical

Posted By on Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 3:22 PM

The San Antonio Zoo is mourning the loss of Kemala, a 12-year-old Sumatran tiger that was euthanized on Friday after sudden complications following a physical exam. A Facebook post from the zoo said Kemala underwent a routine physical on Wednesday when she started experiencing complications while under sedation. Veterinarians and...

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Texas Ranks Low on Survey of the Most Educated U.S. States

Posted By on Mon, Jan 21, 2019 at 3:04 PM

Texas ranks near the bottom of the 50 states — 39th to be exact — in a new study comparing them by education levels. Financial site WalletHub ranked the states by educational attainment, school quality and gaps in achievement between genders and races. Among the 20 metrics it used...

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Saturday, January 19, 2019

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