Bexar County Commissioners approved a $350,000 matching grant Friday to fund the San Antonio Symphony that will come from money earlier set aside for Tricentennial support.
The first campaign finance reports filed by the two candidates for Bexar County Judge show incumbent Democrat Nelson Wolff with an overwhelming advantage in campaign contributions over Republican challenger Tom Rickhoff.
Japanese automakers Toyota and Mazda made Alabama a winner again Wednesday, announcing that they have chosen the state for their new $1.6 billion joint-venture manufacturing facility.
County Judge Wolff and Mayor Nirenberg on Tuesday announced a plan aimed at incentivizing the Symphony Society of San Antonio to privately fundraise.
Many business and tourism travelers say San Antonio International Airport lacks direct flights to and from other major cities.
Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff and Mayor Ron Nirenberg met Monday morning to work on what kind of funding would be available for San Antonio Symphony operations, with City and County managers looking to have a plan in place on Tuesday, Wolff said.
Nirenberg was frank about the challenges in developing more robust community support, raising money for the current season, and developing a long-term sustainable business plan.
Its season was canceled Wednesday night, but the unraveling of the structure of the San Antonio Symphony had begun months earlier, at a May 5 meeting last year.
The cancellation of the rest of the San Antonio Symphony’s season prompted concern among residents that their city can’t adequately support the arts.
By many measures and in every slice of life, 2017 was an eventful year for San Antonio, Texas, and the United States.