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Edmond Ortiz

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Edmond Ortiz is a lifelong San Antonian who worked for Prime Time Newspapers, San Antonio Express-News and Virtual Builders Exchange. He also freelanced for numerous local publications.

Everything is new in ‘Old Town Cibolo’

CIBOLO — “Old Town Cibolo” is undergoing explosive growth with dozens of new businesses popping up along a stretch of Main Street where only a...

Erickson having fun as Garden Ridge’s new mayor

GARDEN RIDGE — Just weeks after winning the race for mayor, Air Force veteran Robb Erickson said he’s enjoying everything that comes with being the...

Windcrest floats possible new pool proposal for fall election

WINDCREST — This November’s City Council election could include a proposal for a new public swimming pool, among other possible capital projects. Officials initially closed the...

TxDOT updates business leaders on road projects

At least 10 major, state-supported road projects are either ongoing, nearly completed or planned in and around the Randolph Metrocom. Texas Department of Transportation representatives...

Metrocom Lowdown/June 15-July 18

OPEN AND OPENING SOON FIX MY PHONE PLUS, 513 Cibolo Valley Drive, Suite 131 in Cibolo, offers individuals and school systems repairs, plus unlock and...

Metrocom Happenings/June 15-July 18

CITY COUNCILS/SCHOOL DISTRICTS Schertz: 6 p.m. June 22 & July 6, 13; 1400 Schertz Parkway                  Live Oak: 7...

Alamo Heights rocketry program again shoots for the stars

Although COVID-19 forced them to abort a launch last summer, Alamo Heights High School’s aerospace engineering students past and present are New Mexico-bound to...

EAT LOCAL: Stout’s goes upscale near Tobin Center

Looking for dinner before a show at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts? Working downtown and want a nearby lunch or happy-hour spot? Then...

Monte Vista Terrace gets development protection tool

Monte Vista Terrace now has a Neighborhood Conservation District to help stave off new development seen by residents as potentially incompatible with their surroundings. City...

New San Antonio council members look ahead; progressives hail victories

Three new members have joined the City Council, including two who ousted incumbents in the June 5 election runoff. The winners include an openly gay...

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