San Antonio

News and events in and around San Antonio, as well as Bexar, Comal, Kendall, Guadalupe, Wilson, Atascosa and Medina counties.

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

The championship weekend for the NCAA Final Four is four days away, and city officials and the San Antonio police are working out the security details.


San Antonio Missions Baseball

The San Antonio Missions baseball team is becoming the Flying Chanclas for nine baseball games this season.


Norma Martinez / Texas Public Radio

 

Everett Fly is an award-winning San Antonio architect and landscape architect. He is a 2014 National Humanities Medalist, honored by the White House for preserving the integrity of African-American places and landmarks.  

Fly has played an important role in unveiling the hidden African-American history of San Antonio. The east side of the city is known for being predominantly African-American, while the west side is predominantly Hispanic.


www.everettfly.com

The story of San Antonio is entwined with that of the Spaniards, Mexicans, Native Americans, and Anglo settlers. But the African-American story of the Alamo City is not one that’s widely known.


David Martin Davies / Texas Public Radio

It’s the pre-dawn hours at Port San Antonio Kelly Field and the scramble is on.

The challenge is to fit 49 dogs in their kennels into a single engine plane, a Cessna Caravan. 


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