San Antonio 2015: The Year of World Heritage

The year 2015 started with uncertainty for San Antonio, but by mid-year the city had reason to celebrate: The Alamo and four Spanish colonial missions were added to UNESCO’s list of World Heritage sites, the first in Texas and one of only 1,031 cultural treasures to receive the rare international recognition.

Mayor Ivy Taylor speaks following the CVB presentation during a city council meeting. Photo by Scott Ball.

Mayor Offers Police Union a Carrot

Mayor Ivy Taylor issued a statement via email on late Thursday reiterating her stance that the City of San Antonio will continue actively pursuing its lawsuit and subsequent appeals against the controversial evergreen clause in the police union’s contract unless union officials agree to return to the negotiating table.