Charles Martin Wender, owner of Charles Martin Wender Real Estate & Investments Photo courtesy of Texas CEO Magazine.

Wender, Developer and Longtime Civic Leader, ‘On Road to Recovery’

Charles Martin “Marty” Wender, one of San Antonio’s most prominent real estate developers and civic leaders, suffered burns to over 20% of his body after losing consciousness inside the steam shower at his home on Thursday evening, and is now listed in serious condition at the burn unit at the San Antonio Military Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston.

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Julian Castro speaks to the crowd. Photo by Scott Ball.

Google Fiber Coming to Public Housing in San Antonio

Five San Antonio public housing communities will soon have access to some of the fastest Internet speeds in the country, for free. Google Fiber and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday morning that five San Antonio Housing Authority developments will receive 1,000-megabits-per-second Internet service through ConnectHome.

San Antonio Police Chief William McManus overlooks the crowd at Alamo Plaza. Photo by Scott Ball.

Police Chief Defends Marquise Jones Shooting, Outlines New Policies

San Antonio Police Chief William McManus broke his silence on the 2014 fatal shooting of Marquise Jones during a tense City Council B session Wednesday, saying the off-duty police officer who shot Jones was not at fault.

Jones, a 23-year-old African-American man, was shot and killed by SAPD officer Robert Encina in the drive-thru of Chacho’s and Chalucci’s on the city’s near-Northeast side.