While 83% of households in San Antonio have both a computer and internet, the issue is not how many are connected, but rather who is connected, and where.
Blunt predictions of worsening weather patterns are a motivation for cities to take preparatory steps now.
San Antonio’s economic disparity is geographic, with wealth and greater economic activity concentrated along its northern boundary while neighborhoods in the urban core have markedly higher rates of poverty and unemployment.
Over the past few years, the financial press has been riddled with reports of major companies entering crisis mode after their websites were hacked
San Antonio’s generosity toward hurricane victims and depth of caring, from all sectors and walks of life, can barely be tallied.
The poverty rate in SA inched slightly upward to 18.5%, higher than the statewide rate of 15.6%, according to data released by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Recent research estimated that poor diet causes nearly half of all U.S. deaths due to heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
With the lessons of Harvey fresh in the minds of local leaders, Bexar County officials are taking a renewed look at the area’s flood preparedness.
If San Antonio is to live up to its goal of being an equitable city, openness must be reflected in the ways its leaders engage both data and citizens.
Recent data from local and state sources suggest the so-called “sanctuary cities” law may have a greater psychological impact on San Antonio’s immigrant population than a legal one.