Steve Short

Afternoon News Anchor

Steve joined the Texas Public Radio news team in 2009, and serves as TPR's News Director and afternoon anchor. You can hear him Monday-Friday from noon-7pm on KSTX 89.1 FM. Steve is a veteran of radio news in South Texas, having worked for commercial stations in the San Antonio area since the late 1980s.

Prior to joining TPR, Steve was the San Antonio News bureau Chief for Metro Networks, a division of Westwood One. he wrote stories for the wire service and anchored newscasts on numerous radio stations in the area.

In his spare time Steve enjoys camping, canoeing and barbecuing with friends.

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Joey Palacios

Sunday, April 26, 2015:


This is day 11 of Fiesta. It's the last day.


San Jose MissionFest is taking place from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Mission San Jose. It's a family event that features great food, live music throughout the day, a children's corner, arts and crafts, and fun. There are performances by various Tejano, Conjunto and Country artists.


A Day in Old Mexico & Charreada runs from noon to 6 p.m. at Charro Ranch. This family event features food, drink, pony rides for the kids, Ballet Folklorico performances, and live Mariachi music.


While this is the last day of Fiesta, the good news is Fiesta Medal Mania continues at the Institute of Texan Cultures through Wednesday. / San Antonio Board of Realtors

San Antonio – Inventory remains low while prices continue to climb in San Antonio, according to figures in the March 2015 Multiple Listing Report by the San Antonio Board of REALTORS® (SABOR). Months of inventory remained consistent with previous months with March reporting just 3.6 months. Total sales for the first quarter rose 12 percent from the same quarter in 2014 for a total of 5,327 homes sold while average and median prices increased by eight and nine percent respectively.

Harlandale ISD

A total of 40 cases of scabies have been confirmed at 10 Harlandale ISD schools, including Harlandale and McCollum high schools, the Frank Tejeda Academy, Harlandale and Terrell Wells middle schools, and Adams, Carroll Bell, Columbia Heights, Rayburn and Wright elementary schools.  Scabies is a highly contagious skin disease that is caused by an infestation of a mite. / San Antonio Independent School District

  The  San Antonio Independent School District is down to two finalists for the superintendent's position.

SAISD's Board of Trustees has selected Pedro Martinez, Superintendent in Residence for the Nevada Department of Education, and Scott Muri, Deputy Superintendent of Academics for Fulton County Schools in Atlanta, Georgia.

Board President Ed Garza said the nationwide search produced almost 40 very qualified candidates. He says the finalists have strong track records in results-driven leadership. / Alamo Area Council of Governments

Ozone season has begun in the Alamo City. There are things you can do to help reduce ground level ozone — and attending Fresh Air Friday is one of them.

The Alamo Area Council of Governments and the City of San Antonio have invited everyone in the community to the ninth annual Fresh Air Friday event. It will take place this Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Main Plaza in downtown San Antonio.


You’re invited to bring a brown-bag lunch or pick up a meal on the way to the plaza and enjoy this fun, free, informative event.

The event draws attention to the link between transportation and air quality and promotes cycling or walking, rather than driving, out for lunch.