Commentary: A documentary on San Antonio’s Jewish history is an excellent addition to the relative lack of histories examining our city.
At three panels during San Antonio CityFest, speakers offered various lenses through which to view San Antonio’s long history and how the city will evolve.
Historian Char Miller’s new book, “San Antonio: A Tricentennial History,” will be published in early October.
Why restore what’s been swept away, flooded, or incinerated when the odds of another hurricane or conflagration is so high?
During his time in San Antonio, Miller remembers that the primary environmental discussion always revolved around water. When he moved to California in 2007, a place much more arid that South Texas, he was surprised that people there weren’t having the same conversations.
There aren’t many places more beguiling than the native-plant garden on the fourth floor of Trinity University’s Center for Science and Innovation, itself a captivating structure of brick, limestone, and glass.
John M. Donahue was one of the kindest people to grace San Antonio.
The San Antonio Spurs taught me my place.
Char Miller, formerly a professor of history at Trinity University, is director of the environmental analysis program and W. M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis at Pomona College.
Editor’s note: A memorial service for Earl M. Lewis will be held Saturday, 10 a.m., in Parker Chapel on the Trinity University campus. The Rev. Raymond Judd, university chaplain emeritus, will officiate.