The official theme of HemisFair ’68 was “The Confluence of Civilizations in America.” Much of that same language is used today to promote SA’s Tricentennial.
Michael Sawaya, who oversees the convention center and the Alamodome and is one of the longest-tenured department heads with the City of San Antonio, has resigned to accept a position at the convention center in New Orleans.
With all their pomp and circumstance, graduations are for celebrating a job well done, launching new leaders, and inspiring them to change the world.
This Mother’s Day, Rosie Castro will receive perhaps the most fitting tribute for someone with her particular résumé.
When businessman Lukin Gilliland Jr., chairman of the World Affairs Council of San Antonio board, said local attorney Jane Macon’s connections reach around the world, that’s not hyperbole.
School board meetings only draw crowds when a topic of significant public interest arises, and so it was Monday evening when 21 people spoke in favor of a proposal that would allow two acres of San Antonio Independent School District property near the San Antonio Zoo and Brackenridge Park to be developed as a public parking garage that the zoo, park and district could share.
Former Mayor Lila Cockrell posed the question Thursday afternoon:
If you wanted to run for a City Council seat and found out that the full-time position only paid $20 per meeting, maxing out at $1,040 per year, could you – would you – do it?
Former Mayor Lila Cockrell and San Antonio Museum of Art Kelso Director Katherine Luber walked out of CPS Energy’s downtown headquarters wearing big smiles Monday afternoon after the public utility’s board voted unanimously to support a gift of more than three acres of land, including a large building, to SAMA.
When it comes to leadership in San Antonio, women are finally taking their place at the head of the table.
Let’s complete the Labor Day Weekend with a Monday evening recreational learning ride exploring how engineers move water up, down, under and through San Antonio for our protection and our enjoyment.