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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.

Northeast Lakeview College secures money to build veterans center

UNIVERSAL CITY — The Legislature awarded $7.7 million to Northeast Lakeview College to help build a veterans center on campus. The money for the facility was...

Windcrest: Proposed bond would create multimillion-dollar aquatics center

WINDCREST — The city is hoping voters approve a $4.9 million bond during the Nov. 2 election to build an aquatics center to replace...

North Side: Noise from airport still a concern

San Antonio International Airport improvements could be on City Council’s radar when a final draft of strategic development plans is presented late this year. However,...

New Castle Hills business group taking shape

CASTLE HILLS — Two City Council aldermen are spearheading the formation of a pro-business group to promote the town’s merchants and increase their connections. Jack...

Alamo Heights begins plans for big 100th

ALAMO HEIGHTS — The city’s centennial officially happens in June 2022, but folks are already gearing up for a nearly weeklong celebration to be held...

North Side school districts OK pay raises

Three school districts with North Side campuses are boosting employee pay during the 2021-2022 academic year while also grappling with a post-pandemic landscape. The districts...

North SA leaders lay out budget goals

Including fixes to roads and sidewalks in the Fiscal Year 2022 budget is a top priority for two North Side councilmen and many of...

Mask mandate in effect in Bexar public schools during new COVID...

A civil court judge has issued a temporary restraining order against Texas allowing San Antonio and Bexar County to mandate that masks be worn...

Metrocom Lowdown/July 19-Aug. 17

OPEN AND OPENING SOON WAYBACK BURGERS & NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE CAFÉ BY CHIP, 3142 Pat Booker Road, Suite 150 in Universal City, serves burgers, sandwiches, chicken,...

Schertz revamps Main Street zoning rules

SCHERTZ — The city is creating a zoning district to accommodate new construction on Main Street designed to help revitalize the city’s historic downtown artery. “This...

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