Youâve probably heard of San Antonioâs Copperleaf Quintet. Their soaring, pulled-from-a-different-era vocals have been heard locally in churches, museums and performance halls for the past four years. Now they have a pair of performances coming up.
âThis upcoming concert this Sunday is actually part of the Music for St. Marks Series, which, that series is in its 22nd year," said Copperleaf Quintetâs Executive Director Ruth Moreland.
As the city's Department for Culture and Creative Development presented its side of the argument in the ongoing discussion about La Villita Tuesday, tenants in the historic arts district sighed and shook their heads.
They are angry about a proposal by San Antonio city staff to change the structure of the village, which would call for evicting most of the businesses currently located on the city-owned grounds of La Villita.
Military cyber security specialists are becoming a welcome part of the civilian workforce, and now there'sÂ a training opportunity in San Antonio for veterans and military members who may be headed in an entrepreneurial direction.
It wasnât so long ago that few had heard about cyber security, but it suddenly rocketed into reality for a broad cross section of shoppers after the recent data breach at Target stores.
But military cyber security specialists have done this work for decades, and their high level of expertise is highly marketable once they become veterans.
This week Democratic and Republican candidates for governor Wendy Davis and Greg Abbott bothÂ launched separate online efforts to reach Latino voters.
Abbottâs online campaign ad details how multiculturalism works for a modern-day Texas. The ad features Abbottâs mixed-race family.
âYou look at my family, you see a family that is so typical of families across the State of Texas. Weâre both Anglo and Hispanic, as well as Irish. Weâre Catholic, weâre Protestant but weâre all one family.Â The idea is that multiculturalism works in the State of Texas.â
Tesla Motors determines where it will manufacture the massive batteries that power their cars, and Texas is in the final four. But many question whether or not Texasâ regulations keeping the company from creating dealerships that can sell directly to consumers will also keep the company from bringing the 6500 high-paying jobs that this factoryâthe "Gigafactory," as they call it-- would promise.Â
City leaders are in the middle of talks about a possible ban on single-use plastic bags in the Alamo City. While the debate lingers on, city staff members have come up with several options they will present a council committee with in April.