Paul Flahive | Texas Public Radio

Seven city departments are vying for a chance to collaborate with outside startups to deliver services better.

The hope is that entrepreneurs will apply for the CivTechSA program to work with city departments.

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Centro San Antonio, a nonprofit that is a booster for downtown and receives city funding to manage things like the River Walk recently delivered a privately funded study on the feasibility of a downtown AAA baseball stadium. The San Antonio Express-News has been trying to get a hold of the study, but efforts through Centro and the City have been rebuffed.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

City leaders and the San Antonio Police Officer’s Association are praising a long-awaited deal on a new contract.  There are some concessions on each side but both welcomed the end of two years of negotiations at a City Hall press conference Wednesday. 


Chris Eudaily / TPR News

The City of San Antonio and Bexar County are entering into an $18 million agreement to purchase Toyota Field in hopes of securing a Major League Soccer franchise.

Toyota Field is the soccer stadium currently owned by Gordon Hartman and where the San Antonio Scorpions play as a minor league team. The stadium would require voter-approved upgrades before being ready for an MLS team. 

Ryan Loyd / TPR News

San Antonio has been locked in a contentious battle between public safety unions and city negotiators for more than a year. We check in with both sides to find out how close we are to a done deal when it comes to Police and Fire contracts.