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South SA Chamber Welcomes 2016-17 Class of Southside Leaders

The South San Antonio Chamber of Commerce announced Monday its 2016-17 City South Leadership Academy class, a group of 25 rising local leaders that will take part in a curriculum in community-building over the next eight months. In its 30th year, the City South Leadership Academy identifies citizens with the potential to positively impact the Southside and […]

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Group Calls for City to Buy Land Around San Antonio Missions

The Alliance for San Antonio Missions, a group of Southside residents concerned about development near the four Spanish colonial Missions in the Southside, has called for the City to use part of the 2017 Municipal Bond to purchase land surrounding the historic structures. But Alliance representatives said they have yet to receive a response from city officials. This […]

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Reflections of a Southsider Turned State Senator

Twelfth in a Series: A Rising Southside Today’s stories, written by two Southside natives who now hold elected office, complete the series, “A Rising Southside,” appearing on the Rivard Report over the last two weeks. We published a total of 12 stories exploring the economic, educational, cultural and environmental advances achieved in recent years on […]

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Toyota: Engine of Change on San Antonio’s Southside

Seventh in a Series: A Rising Southside This week we continue our series examining the economic, educational and cultural growth on San Antonio’s Southside.  Links to the first six stories can be found at the end of this post, including the series opener: “It’s The Decade of Downtown, But Don’t Miss San Antonio’s Rising Southside. […]