Mayor Ivy Taylor and her daughter Morgan take a selfie. Photo by Kathryn Boyd-Batstone.

City Reveals Plans for New 204-Acre Park in Northside

Unlike the 505-acre Pearsall Park that will open a skatepark, playground, zip lines, and marathon tracks in the Southwest Side this weekend, most of District 9’s 204-acre park will show off the natural landscape with simple hike and bike trails and impressive views of the Texas Hill Country.

Calvin Finch, former San Antonio Water System conservation director, speaks in a panel discussion about the Vista Ridge project at UTSA. Photo by Edmond Ortiz.

Vista Ridge Deal Dominates UTSA Water Symposium

San Antonio Water System President and CEO Robert Puente offered a vigorous defense of the Vista Ridge project meeting the city’s long-term water needs at the same time he reaffirmed SAWS continuing commitment to conservation, which has won the water utility national acclaim.