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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.

Alamo Heights ISD calls tax election 

Voters in the Alamo Heights Independent School District  will go to the polls Nov. 2 to weigh a proposal that tweaks the district’s property-tax...

Women’s health care gets a boost at South Side hospitals 

One South Side hospital has upgraded its women’s service unit, while another neighboring hospital received formal recognition for its maternal-care services.  Mission Trail Baptist Hospital on...

Harlandale, other school districts benefit from mental wellness program 

A half-million-dollar grant is helping support a mental-wellness initiative that serves the Harlandale Independent School District and other client school districts in the area.  Local...

South Side colleges boost digital-age educational opportunities 

A South Side college is extending a helping hand to first-time students, while a neighboring university is doing its part to expand the local...

Southside Happening/September-October

City Councils/ School District  Harlandale ISD: 6:15 p.m. Oct. 20; 102 Genevieve Drive San Antonio ISD: 5 p.m. Sept. 13, 20; 414 W. Quincy St.Southside ISD:...

Southside Local Lowdown/September-October

Open and Opening Soon  GUS’S WORLD FAMOUS FRIED CHICKEN, 812 S. Alamo St., offers fried chicken, baked beans, fried okra, macaroni and cheese and seasoned fries....

South Side school districts to see pay increase in budgets 

Two South Side school districts have approved pay hikes, just as educators wrestle with a continuing pandemic and how to use new federal recovery...

‘World-famous’ fried chicken honors Southern roots 

BY OLIVIER J. BOURGOIN GUS’S WORLD FAMOUS FRIED CHICKEN has brought its Memphis, Tenn., tastes to Southtown with the debut of a fifth Texas location.  The latest...

North Central Local Lowdown/September-October

Open and Opening Soon  GUS’S WORLD FAMOUS FRIED CHICKEN, 812 S. Alamo St., offers fried chicken, baked beans, fried okra, macaroni and cheese and seasoned...

North Central Happening/September-October

City Councils/School Districts  Hill Country Village: 5 p.m. Sept. 16; 116 Aspen Lane Hollywood Park: 6 p.m. Sept. 21; 2 Mecca Drive Shavano Park: 6:30...

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