Shelley Kofler / Texas Public Radio

Travelers Complain Over Loss Of San Antonio-Mexico Air Service

San Antonio International Airport’s hope of being a gateway for travel to Mexico is diminishing. This month the city-managed airport reported a 21 percent drop in passengers flying between the Alamo City and Mexico, and that is frustrating some travelers.
Read More
The Source is a daily, one-hour call-in talk program that gives listeners in San Antonio the opportunity to connect with our in-studio guests and city-wide audience.

A record 15.1 million Texans are registered to vote in the November election. And a large number of them are Latinos, who have recently become citizens. But will they come out and cast ballots?

Andrew Schneider from Here & Now contributor Houston Public Media reports.

From Texas Standard

After reports that Child Protective Services caseworkers have let thousands of children at risk for abuse and neglect slip through the system’s cracks, a select team of police will begin to search the state for them.

State Representative Laura Thompson is dealing with criminal charges as she seeks to be re-elected. The Bexar County Independent is hoping to overcome the scandals and hang onto the seat she won three months ago by just 50 votes in a special election.

Martin do Nascimento for The Texas Tribune

The wave of unaccompanied minors coming up from Central America and arriving at the Texas-Mexico border continues. Many of the children are fleeing gang-fueled violence and a non-existent justice system in Honduras, Guatamala and El Salvador, but mainly from El Salvador - now the murder capital of the world.

The candidates for Texas’ U.S. House District 23 faced off Thursday in the only debate of the campaign, hosted by KSAT 12. 
Republican Congressman Will Hurd and Democratic challenger Pete Gallego touted their legislative accomplishments, accused each other of being too partisan, and discussed issues including health care, veterans and border security. Former CIA agent Will Hurd said national security is the top issue in district 23.

The Texas Tribune

Special agents with the Department of Public Safety are being used to locate an estimated 2,800 children who have been deemed by the state as at high-risk for abuse.  The DPS began assisting Child Protective Services in their efforts following a fiery meeting at the state capitol and a legislative ultimatum.

Shelley Kofler / Texas Public Radio

San Antonio International Airport’s hope of being a gateway for travel to Mexico is diminishing.  This month the city-managed airport reported a 21 percent drop in passengers flying between the Alamo City and Mexico, and that is frustrating some travelers. 

Twitter has released its third quarter earnings and, along with them, announced the layoff of around 350 employees.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Curt Nickisch, senior editor at Harvard Business Review, about why Twitter is struggling and what might be next for the company.

University Health System

For years, many people who live on San Antonio’s East Side have bemoaned the lack of accessible, quality medical care. University Health System’s newest clinic addresses that concern. 

Wikimedia Commons

Someone gets busted for drug possession every 25 seconds in the U.S., but the Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union say enforcement isn’t paying off.


Dare To Listen: 3 Wise Guys & A Gal

Listening Across Our Differences

7 Stories, 7 Dollars

November 1 at the Josephine Theatre!

See Andrea Bocelli in Concert

Join us for a trip to Austin on Dec. 8 to see and hear the famed tenor!

Arts & Culture

U.S. Army

For decades, military bands have served as a bridge between the armed forces and the public. During the 1950s through the 1970s, one such band was stationed here in San Antonio at Fort Sam Houston. This Sunday at 5:30 p.m., Fort Sam’s current musical ensemble, the 323d Army Band, welcomes up to 60 former members of the U.S. 4th Army Band, about 20 of whom will join the Fort Sam’s own for a performance that is free and open to the public.

Austin-based author, Elizabeth Harris, brings us the story of a woman who is the victim of a violent act.  In Mayhem: The Three Lives of a Woman, protagonist, Evelyn Kunkel Gant does indeed live three lives. She is daughter, wife, and then, as a victim of sexual assault, a pariah—one who never receives any kind of compassion or vindication—except through the telling of her story.  Elizabeth Harris takes us to the rural Texas of the 1930s—a place immersed in gender and social expectations that bring no sympathy to Evelyn.

Mobile Om

From arts to roots music to a yoga/cardio workout--there's a huge variety of weekend events for you. To start out, let's head to Bandera.

"It's our third annual Jailhouse Art Show, Rebecca Norton says. She says the jailhouse was designed in the 1880s by one of Texas's great architects, Alfred Giles. Along with fine local arts at this show, you can see arts left by...lesser talents.

Caroline Bitten

The San Antonio Chamber Music Society opens their 74th season on Sunday, October 22 with the Danish String Quartet, returning to Texas, but visiting San Antonio for the very first time with a program that balances darkness and light.

More Stories