It was a natural decision to host the annual State of the Preservation Address at the Spanish Governor’s Palace, a National Historic Landmark and the only remaining aristocratic 18th-century Spanish Colonial town house in Texas.
It’s been almost one year since former Mayor Julián Castro established the Mayor’s Task Force on Preserving Dynamic and Diverse Neighborhoods.
The mayor’s race dominates the May 9 City Election ballot, but there is much more awaiting voters.
Sometimes a brush stroke is about more than just paint.
A program designed to improve the lives of families and opportunity for new business in San Antonio’s most neglected neighborhoods is making progress.
Denise Aguirre and Noel Cisneros have been developing Dignowity Meats, a small smokehouse/deli at 1706 E. Houston St., for only a few months But by looking at the dozens of people standing in line for free food Friday night, one would think excitement for the new near Eastside eatery had been building for much longer.
Dear Councilmember Alan Warrick II,
First off, congratulations on winning your seat — we look forward to having you serve our interests in District 2.
District 2 Councilmember Alan Warrick II announced Thursday a proposal to help protect vulnerable victims of child abuse, domestic violence and stalking by waiving the City’s permit fee on home security systems. Currently the fee is $40, with a $75 fine imposed if police are called to a home because of a security alarm without a permit in place.
Local runoff elections are usually the territory of the heavily-invested – those who have economic, social, or domestic interests dependent on civic ordinances, initiatives, and bonds.
Interim District 2 Councilmember Keith Toney and small business owner Alan Warrick II are headed for a Dec.