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Edmond Ortiz

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.

HAPPENING LOCAL-North Central

CITY COUNCILS/SCHOOL DISTRICTS Alamo Heights: 5:30 p.m. May 10, 24; 6116 Broadway               Olmos Park: 6 p.m. May 19; 120...

LOCAL LOWDOWN-North Central

OPEN AND OPENING SOON LAIKA CHEESECAKE & ESPRESSO, 4718 Broadway in Alamo Heights, sells a variety of the dessert by the slice or in reusable...

Alamo Heights Natatorium is year-round training center for divers

TAKEAWAYS: • Pool located at Robbins Academy on the North Side • Veteran diving coaches Stan Randall of Trinity and Tommy Law of UIW head the...

Alamo Heights taps engineer for Broadway project

TAKEWAYS: • Engineering firm WGI will act as liaison between Alamo Heights and state on Broadway revamp • $75,000 approved for engineering services • Replacing sewer and water...

Southtown’s Fiesta spirit remains strong with house-float parade

TAKEAWAYS: • King William, Lavaca and Roosevelt Park associations organized a house-float parade April 15-25 in lieu of King William Fair event • More than 70...

Backed by city, Rosario’s project begins despite last-minute objections

TAKEAWAYS: • City’s Historic and Design Review Commission gives Rosario’s green light • Neighboring restaurant argued against construction of a wall at site • Project will incorporate...

South Side voters to consider charter proposals, numerous council candidates,

South Side voters on May 1 will consider a full slate of mayoral and City Council candidates, and two proposed City Charter changes. Two-term Mayor Ron...

Metrocom-area races see crowded ballots

May 1 elections feature mayoral and city council races in Garden Ridge and San Antonio, two Judson Independent School District school board contests, and a...

Northside ISD races draw several candidates

One school board member faces a challenger while four aspiring trustees are jockeying for an open seat in Northside Independent School District races. District 5 trustee Katie...

May 1 ballot box sees crowded field in North San Antonio

Nearly 30 San Antonians are running either for mayor or three North Side City Council seats in the May 1 election. Two-term Mayor Ron Nirenberg and...

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