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‘Where I Live’ stipend pays San Antonio residents to share stories about their neighborhoods

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Thanks to a partnership with Know Your Neighbor, "Where I Live" contributors can now earn a $250 stipend for submissions to the series.‘Where I Live’ stipend pays San Antonio residents to share stories about their neighborhoods was first…

Where I Live: Far North Side

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Emma Weidmann's neighborhood on the city's far North Side straddles the line between urban life in San Antonio and the Hill Country's small-town charm.Where I Live: Far North Side was first posted on June 15, 2024 at 5:00 am. ©2021 "San…

Friday, Jun 14

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Cypress Cafe owners follow their American dream to new location

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The popular Korean restaurant is moving from Cypress Tower, where it's been for 24 years, to the takeout-only Lombrano Food Hall.Cypress Cafe owners follow their American dream to new location was first posted on June 14, 2024 at 4:38 pm.…

It’s time to vote … again. Everything you need to know about the June 15 Appraisal Board runoffs

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Early voting goes from June 3 through June 11 to determine two elected representatives on the Bexar Appraisal District's board of directors.It’s time to vote … again. Everything you need to know about the June 15 Appraisal Board runoffs…

After controversial CEO ouster, San Antonio housing authority aims to overhaul tenant debt

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While public housing advocates protest the firing of Ed Hinojosa, the acting president and CEO made two moves aimed at reducing tenant debt.After controversial CEO ouster, San Antonio housing authority aims to overhaul tenant debt was…

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Fun under the sun: San Antonio opens outdoor public pools for the summer

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The summer pool season starts Saturday with 24 public pools open across San Antonio.Fun under the sun: San Antonio opens outdoor public pools for the summer was first posted on June 14, 2024 at 9:00 am. ©2021 "San Antonio Report". Use of…

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SAISD reverses course, approves raises for faculty and staff

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The San Antonio Independent School District reversed course after other districts gave raises and vacancy rates climbed.SAISD reverses course, approves raises for faculty and staff was first posted on June 14, 2024 at 6:00 am. ©2021 "San…

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Xicanx show at Blue Star embraces complexity of Mexican American experience

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"Xicanx: Dreamers + Changemakers" is a museum-scale exhibition at the Contemporary at Blue Star, featuring prominent San Antonio artists. Xicanx show at Blue Star embraces complexity of Mexican American experience was first posted on June…

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Nirenberg: San Antonio, SAWS must refocus on water policies for developers

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"We've had great success inside the home," Mayor Ron Nirenberg said, but San Antonio and SAWS must focus conservation policies on developers.Nirenberg: San Antonio, SAWS must refocus on water policies for developers was first posted on…

Thursday, Jun 13

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Permit fees for short-term rentals will rise as part of effort to crack down on ‘party houses’

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City Council approved raising fees for three-year permits for short-term rental properties to $300-$475, from $100.Permit fees for short-term rentals will rise as part of effort to crack down on ‘party houses’ was first posted on June 13,…

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Abbott names two San Antonio lawyers to Bexar County’s new business court

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The court was created by the Republican-led legislature to hear highly-specialized, high-dollar business cases.Abbott names two San Antonio lawyers to Bexar County’s new business court was first posted on June 13, 2024 at 1:18 pm. ©2021 …

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Margaret Atwood, Os Mutantes and Juneteenth in this weekend’s ‘Go Do That!’

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A Margaret Atwood-themed play, Os Mutantes, a "Girls Only" show and Juneteenth flavor this weekend in San Antonio.Margaret Atwood, Os Mutantes and Juneteenth in this weekend’s ‘Go Do That!’ was first posted on June 13, 2024 at 12:00 pm.…

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Eight-story Residence Inn planned for lower Broadway near Pearl

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A Chicago developer is preparing to build a Residence Inn by Marriott at the southeast corner of Alamo and Grayson streets.Eight-story Residence Inn planned for lower Broadway near Pearl was first posted on June 13, 2024 at 6:00 am. ©2021 …

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Westover Hills Baptist Hospital to open in far West San Antonio

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The new general acute care hospital aims to fill coverage gaps in a growing area of San Antonio.Westover Hills Baptist Hospital to open in far West San Antonio was first posted on June 13, 2024 at 5:00 am. ©2021 "San Antonio Report". Use…

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Opportunity Home board fires President and CEO Ed Hinojosa

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The decision comes after the agency's rollout of notices to vacate for about 600 San Antonio families and individuals living in public housing.Opportunity Home board fires President and CEO Ed Hinojosa was first posted on June 12, 2024 at…

How Bexar County plans to cash in on the Biden admin’s massive transit spending

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Bexar County Judge Peter Sakai — who’s said relatively little about his plans for development and infrastructure since taking office more than a year ago — is setting the county up to make the most of the Biden administration’s aggressive…

Wednesday, Jun 12

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Federal judge blocks move to expand Title IX protections for LGBTQ+ students

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Judge Reed O’Connor said the Biden administration didn’t have authority to make the changes, which would expand anti-discrimination protections.Federal judge blocks move to expand Title IX protections for LGBTQ+ students was first posted…

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Several Central Texas freshwater mussels now federally protected

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Seven species of Texas freshwater mussels are now protected under the Endangered Species Act, including several that reside in the Guadalupe River, which flows just north and east of San Antonio. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service…

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New pediatric unit part of effort to expand youth mental health services in San Antonio

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The new pediatric psychiatric intensive care unit is part of Clarity Child Guidance Center's expansion to meet San Antonio's growing needs.New pediatric unit part of effort to expand youth mental health services in San Antonio was first…

Tuesday, Jun 11

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With new platform, Texas Dems may find common ground with Republicans on housing affordability crisis

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Texas Democrats and Republicans may be approaching a bipartisan consensus on how to tackle the state’s housing affordability crisis at a time when a majority of Texans say they spend too much money on keeping a roof over their heads. The…

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Celebrate Juneteenth in San Antonio with a parade, festival and song

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Local Juneteenth events include a festival at Comanche Park No. 2, a block party at Crockett Park and a gospel performance at the Tobin.Celebrate Juneteenth in San Antonio with a parade, festival and song was first posted on June 11, 2024…

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Listen: Generational shift strengthening San Antonio-Mexico economic bond

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Victor Reyna, vice president of international banking at Amegy Bank, sees a new generation of Mexico-San Antonio economic synergy emerging.Listen: Generational shift strengthening San Antonio-Mexico economic bond was first posted on June…

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White business owner’s lawsuit against Bexar County joins effort to end affirmative action

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Lawsuits challenging race-conscious programs for small businesses have had a chilling effect in one of the largest minority-majority cities.White business owner’s lawsuit against Bexar County joins effort to end affirmative action was…

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Gun switch cases on the rise in San Antonio

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In San Antonio, firearms are often modified by adding switches or machine conversion devices once stolen from citizens.Gun switch cases on the rise in San Antonio was first posted on June 10, 2024 at 5:17 pm. ©2021 "San Antonio Report".…

SAWS will remain in Stage 2 watering restrictions, but new drought rules could change that

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SAWS' decision to keep its customers under Stage 2 comes as the City Council prepares to hear a briefing on the utility's new drought rules.SAWS will remain in Stage 2 watering restrictions, but new drought rules could change that was…

Monday, Jun 10

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Short-hop move marks expansion of San Antonio-based veterans assistance program

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American GI Forum National Veterans Outreach Program purchased the 40,000 square-foot former headquarters of Peripheral Vascular Associates, records show.Short-hop move marks expansion of San Antonio-based veterans assistance program was…

San Antonio’s Week in Photos, June 2-8

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Images of a human smuggling sting, the construction kickoff at the JCB plant, sculpture on the West Side and more make up the past week's top photos.San Antonio’s Week in Photos, June 2-8 was first posted on June 10, 2024 at 6:00 am. ©2021…

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Look inside the ‘world’s largest indoor organic farm’ — right here in San Antonio

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Soli Organic’s Brooks facility nurtures 200,000 thyme, parsley, cilantro and basil plants a week before shipping them across the country.Look inside the ‘world’s largest indoor organic farm’ — right here in San Antonio was first posted on…

Sunday, Jun 9

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Popular Westside artist brings memories to life with colorful public sculptures

Two colorful new public sculptures adorning the West Side are the fulfillment of a longtime dream of artist Joe R. Villarreal.Popular Westside artist brings memories to life with colorful public sculptures was first posted on June 9, 2024…

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Possibility of massive displacement on the Southwest Side has neighbors distraught

The goal of the Concepción Creek drainage project is to get thousands of homes and other structures out of a growing 100-year floodplain.Possibility of massive displacement on the Southwest Side has neighbors distraught was first posted on…