Major Texas cities are doing their part to challenge Texas’ rank as one of the least green states in the Union, a new report shows. Perhaps not surprisingly, Austin is the greenest city, with San Antonio and Houston (!) tying for the number two spot.
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Last night, the San Antonio City Council chamber was a house divided between red and blue as hundreds lined up for and against a proposed non-discrimination ordinance.
The Observer talks to the aide to San Antonio Councilwoman Elisa Chan who secretly recorded her homophobic remarks.
A University of Texas at San Antonio oral history project records the untold stories of San Antonio’s West Side gangs.
Read excerpts from two of 10 interviews Mike Tapia has conducted for his oral history of San Antonio’s West Side street gangs.
Saturday April 13 is a big day for books in Texas, as Austin’s long-running Texas Book Festival expands to San Antonio for a first-ever […]
Spillover bookings take SXSW bands statewide.
Support for funding the $53 billion water plan appeared to be unanimous. Everyone pledged fealty to water conservation. The question now, as Sen. Troy Fraser (R-Horseshoe Bay) suggested this morning, is *how* the financing is structured. Will the consensus hold, or will interests fracture along regional and economic lines?
Solar is just a tiny sliver—less than 1 percent—of Texas’ electricity mix.
Yet, the economics are becoming increasingly favorable for solar to take off in a big way. The question is probably when, not if. And a recent analysis by ERCOT has some very rosy projections for the future of the solar industry in Texas. (And some very sour news for nuclear, coal and maybe even natural gas.)
On Friday, CNN ran a seven-minute segment blasting San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro for supporting a solar power deal with OCI Solar, a South […]