Summer is already hitting, and these San Antonio-sourced mixed drinks can tame the heat | Drink | San Antonio

Summer is already hitting, and these San Antonio-sourced mixed drinks can tame the heat |  Drink |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Courtesy Photo / La Cantera Resort La Cantera Resort & Spa’s Honey Badger It’s not yet summer in San Antonio, but everyone’s sure feeling it. Higher-than-normal temperatures are baking the Alamo City, and there’s a good chance you’re already calling your friends with pools to beg for a quick dip. However, there’s … Read more

Judge blocks Biden administration from lifting public health order used to quickly expel migrants | Texas News | San Antonio

Judge blocks Biden administration from lifting public health order used to quickly expel migrants |  Texas News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Texas Tribune / Pu Ying Huang nternational travelers presented their IDs and vaccination cards on Nov. 9, 2021, before crossing the pedestrian bridge into downtown Laredo. A Louisiana federal judge on Friday blocked the Biden administration’s efforts to lift Title 42, a federal health order that has been used to quickly deport … Read more

Texas resumes investigations into parents of trans children, families’ lawyers confirm | Texas News | San Antonio

Texas resumes investigations into parents of trans children, families’ lawyers confirm |  Texas News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Texas Tribune / Texas Tribune People gathered outside the Governor’s Mansion in Austin on March 13 to protest Gov. Greg Abbott’s directive to investigate families providing gender-affirming care to their children. For LGBTQ mental health support, call the Trevor Project’s 24/7 toll-free support line at 866-488-7386. You can also reach a trained … Read more

The US census estimates it missed more than a half-million Texans during 2020 count | Texas News | San Antonio

The US census estimates it missed more than a half-million Texans during 2020 count |  Texas News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Texas Tribune / Annie Mulligan Glenda Joe, center, encourages students to help their parents fill out the 2020 census during a Make Youth Count meeting on Feb. 15, 2020. The census, taken during a year of COVID-19 challenges, is estimated to have undercounted 559,593 residents in a post-count analysis by the US … Read more

Pitch Perfect’s Anna Kendrick linked to movie about San Antonio-born ‘Dating Game Killer’ | Movie Reviews & News | San Antonio

Pitch Perfect’s Anna Kendrick linked to movie about San Antonio-born ‘Dating Game Killer’ |  Movie Reviews & News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge ABC Television In 1978, serial killer Rodney Alcala appeared on the game show The Dating Game. France’s Cannes Film Festival has just begun, and along with a host of international films screening for nearly two weeks, filmmakers are shopping pre-production projects in the hope they’ll be picked up by big Hollywood players. … Read more

Activist says San Antonio Report failed to correct reporting errors on Brackenridge Park tree plan | San Antonio News | San Antonio

Activist says San Antonio Report failed to correct reporting errors on Brackenridge Park tree plan |  San Antonio News |  San Antonio

Sanford Nowlin Environmental advocates gather in Brackenridge Park after the city agreed to delay a project that would fell dozens of trees there. Controversy continues to circle around the city of San Antonio’s plan to cut down more than 100 trees in Brackenridge Park to rebuild an aging wall. Late last month, Assistant City Manager … Read more

Alamo RMA paperwork questions revenue projections for Elon Musk’s San Antonio tunnel | San Antonio News | San Antonio

Alamo RMA paperwork questions revenue projections for Elon Musk’s San Antonio tunnel |  San Antonio News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Michael Karlis Members of the Alamo Regional Mobility Authority discuss the proposal from Elon Musk’s Boring Co. at a recent meeting. The Alamo Regional Mobility Authority held a public presentation Wednesday to clear up community concerns about a proposal by Elon Musk’s Boring Co. to dig a tunnel connecting San Antonio International … Read more

Texas librarians face harassment as they navigate book bans | Texas News | San Antonio

Texas librarians face harassment as they navigate book bans |  Texas News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Texas Tribune / Lauren Witte Suzette Baker was given a list of books to take off the shelves of Kingsland Library in Llano County. Baker refused, and she was fired. Librarian Suzette Baker said she faced a hard choice last year when her boss asked her to hide a book on critical … Read more

Texas law prohibiting social media companies from banning users over their viewpoints reinstated by appeals court | Texas News | San Antonio

Texas law prohibiting social media companies from banning users over their viewpoints reinstated by appeals court |  Texas News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Courtesy Photo / Texas Attorney General’s Office Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton appealed a district judge’s decision to block state law while a legal challenge continues against it. A federal appeals court on Wednesday reinstated a Republican-backed Texas law that prohibits large social media companies from banning users over their political viewpoints. … Read more

Treasury Department opens investigation into Gov. Greg Abbott’s use of federal funds for border mission | Texas News | San Antonio

Treasury Department opens investigation into Gov.  Greg Abbott’s use of federal funds for border mission |  Texas News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge ProPublica / The Texas Tribune / Verónica G. Cárdenas Department of Public Safety Special Operations agents escort a group of migrants through private property as part of Operation Lone Star after encountering them in Kinney County near Brackettville on Nov. 9, 2021. WASHINGTON – Gov. Greg Abbott’s use of COVID-19 relief dollars … Read more