Zone 1 Runoff Election
The winners of six June 10 runoff elections for City Council are looking forward to a variety of initiatives designed to improve San Antonio, as well as the neighborhoods they represent. Architect Roberto Treviño won the closest runoff, collecting 51.6 …
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Voters on May 6 easily approved the Alamo Heights Independent School District’s $135 million bond, which will fund renovations and classroom space expansion districtwide. In addition, a political newcomer and an incumbent won rare contested races for t…
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Forty-nine Fiestas ago, the King William Fair was born. What began as a cozy neighborhood block party and art show grew up fast. This year, some 45,000 folks are expected to attend the fair and parade from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 29. The King William Fai…
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It’s been 25 years since a talented young musician named Mark Anton Richter formed his first opera company in San Antonio. In that quarter century, he has founded several companies, produced 107 operas and 50 concerts, and brought some of opera’s bigg…
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When they’re not in a classroom, about 15 San Antonio College students spend their free time Fridays in a campus workroom, tinkering with electronics, welding parts or sitting at a computer, figuring a way around their latest design challenge. They are…
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One of Fiesta’s best-loved celebrations — A Night in Old San Antonio — is driven, run and supported by the hearts and hands of volunteers. That’s the word from Leah Bunting, the NIOSA business manager and director of operations, explaining why …
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Michael Casillas is making history as the first Hispanic King Antonio selected by the Texas Cavaliers in the group’s 90-year association with Fiesta. San Antonio’s other well-known male monarch for Fiesta, El Rey Feo or “The People’s King,” is …