San Antonio City Council authorizes eminent domain takeover of Moses Rose’s, will try negotiating first
The San Antonio City Council voted 9-2 on Thursday morning to authorize the use of eminent domain to acquire Moses Rose’s Hideout on East Houston Street, which sits in the footprint of a planned Alamo Visitor Center and Museum.
‘The Battle of the Alamo 2.0′: SA city council to decide Thursday whether to use eminent domain on local bar
Vince Cantu, the owner of Moses Rose’s Hideout, said in a news release Wednesday that he’s “ready for ‘the Battle of the Alamo 2.0′ but today is asking for peaceful negotiation with city council.”
More than a march: Trinity celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, the Trinity community boarded buses to attend the 36th annual Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) march hosted by the City of San Antonio and the San Antonio Martin Luther King, Jr. commission. This year’s theme chosen by the MLK commission was, “Together we can be THE dream.” This is the largest MLK march in...trinitonian.com
How to get to the Alamodome for the Spurs game - free parking, bus options and road closures to avoid
This isn’t the same downtown San Antonio from 1973, or even from a decade ago — the boom in development has caused a bevy of road closures in the area. So if you’re one of about 65,000 fans expected at the game, here are some road closures and traffic solutions to help you navigate downtown San Antonio on Friday night.
San Antonio already seeing influx of migrants ahead of Title 42
More than 20,000 migrants arrived in San Antonio in November, a new record high than any given month. As the end of Title 42 looms, Mayor Ron Nirenberg has said there are no plans to declare a state of emergency for the city.sanantonioreport.org
San Antonio braces for spike in migrants with looming end of Trump-era policy
The daily number of people passing through the center ranges from under 1,000 to up to 1,800 already, one city official said, and an assistant city manager estimates the number of migrants coming through the MRC will jump by about 30% with the end of Title 42.
Homicides jump as crime up nearly 12% in San Antonio
Driven by a spike in thefts and other property crimes, San Antonio saw a nearly 12% rise in overall crime through October compared to the same period last year. There has also been a 67% jump in homicides, which not even the 53 migrants killed in a trailer in June account for fully.
Shortage of pediatric ICU beds amid early flu season, RSV cases
A Texas Department of State Health Services dashboard, updated Monday afternoon, shows just 42 available, staffed pediatric ICU beds across the state. In San Antonio’s region, which covers nearly 2.9 million people and stretches to the Mexican border, there were only nine available.
Brackenridge Park Conservancy names new CEO
The Brackenridge Park Conservancy has recruited a new CEO, Talli Dolge, who will lead the organization’s ongoing pursuit of key improvements for some of San Antonio’s more significant midtown assets, including a $62 million plan unveiled more than a year ago to restore and expand Sunken Garden Theater.
San Antonio high school student wins national award for helping bring STEM education to underserved communities
A San Antonio area high school student is the founder of a nonprofit that is helping bring science, technology, engineering and math or STEM education to underserved communities, and won a national award for her work.
Reserved spaces, fluctuating rates: City looks for private proposals to ‘optimize’ airport parking
The city is preparing to ask outside companies for proposals on managing and maintaining the airport’s parking, likely with the use of new technology and services like the ability to reserve spaces in advance. City officials think “parking optimization” could boost parking revenues by 30% to 50%.