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In San Antonio, a Fight over Public Housing Heats Up

The fate of the Alamo City’s oldest and largest public housing development is fueling a conflict between San Antonians with different visions for the future of the city’s West Side.

Update: On January 21, the board of the San Antonio Housing Authority announced dramatic changes to its plans for the Alazán-Apache Courts, including that the ...Read More

The Fiesta celebration in San Antonio.

7 Texas Arts and Culture Causes to Consider on Giving Tuesday

Today is #GivingTuesdayNow. If you’re looking for causes to donate to, consider supporting the individuals and organizations that make Texas’ art, culture, and media great.

As Texas has had to shut down in the past two months due to the novel coronavirus, many of those in its iconic arts and culture industries have taken a big econ...Read More

Shahram Ebadfardzadeh, left, and Hormoz Ebadeh Ahvazi prepare a fire during a day of remembrance at the Guadalupe River near San Antonio. They'll eat while praying for the souls of people who have died. by and

San Antonio Embraces Mandaean Refugees

If the Mandaean religion survives, it will be partly because of the refuge it found in Central Texas.

Against the Current If the Mandaean religion survives, it will be partly because of the refuge it found in Central Texas. Text by Robyn Ross Photos by Matthew B...Read More

Ernie Stevens (left) and Joe Smarro. by

How the San Antonio Police Are Rethinking Mental Health

A new documentary on policing in San Antonio makes a simple suggestion: Instead of arresting mentally ill people, listen to them.

It’s the middle of the night, and a skinny young man is slumped on a curb outside a San Antonio strip club. Officer Joe Smarro—dressed casually in jeans, sn...Read More

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