June 26, 2017

On Monday, protestors gathered outside the federal courthouse in San Antonio to rally against the controversial Senate Bill 4, which some have called the state's new "show me your papers" law, saying the measure discriminates against immigrants and people of color.

"Together we are going to go into this court and tell the judge that th...

June 26, 2017

If you’re looking for that sweet spot this summer, somewhere between your impossible-to-touch steering wheel and the overly air-conditioned indoors, we’ve made a list of refreshing (read: water-y) activities and nearby destinations where you can splash around this summer. Some, like dipping into San Pedro Springs or drifting down the ol...

June 22, 2017

The newly inaugurated San Antonio City Council began their term on Thursday by voting to join over 300 U.S. cities that have signed pledges to combat climate change. 

Mayor Ron Nirenberg, along with nine other city council members, agreed to the guidelines of the Paris climate agreement, which President Donald Trump withdrew from earli...

June 22, 2017

Updated 6/5/17 @ 12:15pm: State Representative Ina Minjarez gave the   Current this quote in response to recent changes made to the Foster Care Bill of Rights:

It is unfortunate that several specific examples of fair treatment was removed from the Foster Care Bill of Rights. However, after the division we saw this legislative s...

June 21, 2017

In the state's latest medical marijuana hiccup, the Texas Department of Public Safety has approved only three dispensary licenses — which will give companies the right to synthesize and distribute CBD— out of 43 applicants. That was after the agency estimated that Texas would need a minimum of 12 dispensaries to serve patients across th...

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