City of San Antonio

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Two hundred and thirty eight communities bid with incentives packages for the next Amazon headquarters. San Antonio was not one of them. The city and county jointly sent a letter last October extolling San Antonio’s positives but passing on submitting a formal bid, saying “blindly giving away the farm” isn’t our style.

The decision drew praise from some for its fiscal responsibility and criticism from others who think the community should be swinging at every pitch.


San Antonio Bcycle

The west side of San Antonio is a predominantly Hispanic, economically underserved, yet historically and culturally rich neighborhood.

It’s also a bike desert.


Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg wants the city to reconsider how it will make future deals to fund nonprofit agencies.

 


Updated at 2 p.m.

Winter weather conditions delayed or canceled flights and services, shut down museums, libraries and movie theaters, and closed academic and government institutions throughout the San Antonio region Tuesday.

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The Texas attorney general is launching an investigation into how San Antonio handled a human smuggling incident last month. The attorney general’s office sent a letter to the city asking it to preserve all records and information related to the release of 12 migrants who were found in a trailer.


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