East Side

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The City of San Antonio Historic Design and Review Commission rejected a proposal for a new apartment building next to the East side's iconic Hays Street Bridge again this month.  


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For those looking to build a career focused on technical skills, the EastSide Education & Training Center is a community-based option for earning access to an entry-level job or higher education opportunities.


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Crime in San Antonio was down in 2017 after a record year, according to data released by the San Antonio Police Department. The drop is credited to a multi-agency task force created to tackle violent crime.


Lights on top of a police car.
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Local and federal law enforcement agencies are calling a three-month, multi-agency operation targeting gang violence on San Antonio’s East Side a success.

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There were 151 homicides last year in San Antonio – the deadliest year since 1995, according to the San Antonio Police Department. At least 40 of those homicides happened in District 2, on the city's East Side.

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