The year’s top story in San Antonio for this journalist is an easy call: Politics.
To reflect on all the comings and goings, the Rivard Report compiled a highly subjective list of what’s in the rearview mirror as we leave 2017 behind.
By many measures and in every slice of life, 2017 was an eventful year for San Antonio, Texas, and the United States.
Before council can vote on such changes it will be briefed again by the Ethics Review Board chair on those additional issues.
Erika Prosper rose from the migrant fields to become an accomplished business executive, community leader and civic volunteer.
Ivy Taylor will not be remembered as a mayor who had a vision and and carried it through to fruition.
San Antonio’s new mayor and six new City Council members will be officially inaugurated on Wednesday, June 21 at the Arneson River Theatre.
The Northside was considered a stronghold for Taylor, but Nirenberg captured a majority in dozens of precincts that favored Taylor in the general election.
William “Cruz” Shaw ousted incumbent Councilman Alan Warrick (D2) in Saturday’s runoff while Roberto Treviño (D1), narrowly held on to his seat.
Early vote totals for Saturday’s runoff election show Councilman Ron Nirenberg (D8) ahead by 7.6 percentage points, 53.8% to 46.2% respectively.