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

Here’s the latest good and bad news about COVID-19 drugs | National News | San Antonio

Here’s the latest good and bad news about COVID-19 drugs |  National News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Wikimedia Commons / James Heilman, MD When taken within three to five days of COVID-19 symptoms starting, antiviral drugs like Paxlovid may keep people out of the hospital. But the medications aren’t perfect and might be hard to find. Maybe you’ve heard that the pandemic is over in the United States. (It’s … Read more

San Antonio conjunto legend Santiago Jiménez Jr. will play Taco Fest this weekend, drop new album | Music Stories & Interviews | San Antonio

San Antonio conjunto legend Santiago Jiménez Jr.  will play Taco Fest this weekend, drop new album |  Music Stories & Interviews |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Jim Mendiola Santiago Jiménez Jr. has drawn worldwide accolades for sticking to the traditional conjunto sound pioneered by his father. He appears this Saturday at Taco Fest. Beyond being a music legend, Santiago Jiménez Jr. is one of San Antonio’s chief cultural ambassadors. He’s a keeper of the conjunto flame, an irrepressible … Read more

Texas Dems ask White House to probe Gov. Greg Abbott’s use of COVID funds for border crackdown | Texas News | San Antonio

Texas Dems ask White House to probe Gov.  Greg Abbott’s use of COVID funds for border crackdown |  Texas News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Instagram / govabbott Gov. Greg Abbott talks tough at the border during a 2021 news conference touting his immigration crackdown. Texas Democratic lawmakers including San Antonio US Rep. Joaquin Castro are pushing the Biden administration to investigate whether Gov. Greg Abbott misused federal pandemic-relief funding by funneling it into his immigration crackdown. … Read more

CityScrapes: San Antonio lacks transparency with Grand Hyatt deal and convention center expansion | San Antonio News | San Antonio

CityScrapes: San Antonio lacks transparency with Grand Hyatt deal and convention center expansion |  San Antonio News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Instagram / Grand Hyatt The most recent city budget highlights performance measures for the convention center as its exhibit hall occupancy level and number of hosted events. But actual convention attendance is nowhere to be found. Editors Note: CityScrapes is a column of opinion and analysis. San Antonio’s city government is open … Read more

Ken Paxton says he’s being sued by the state bar for misconduct over his lawsuit challenging the 2020 election | Texas News | San Antonio

Ken Paxton says he’s being sued by the state bar for misconduct over his lawsuit challenging the 2020 election |  Texas News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Courtesy Photo / Ken Paxton Texas AG Ken Paxton has lashed out against a court that said he can no longer unilaterally prosecute alleged election crimes. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, the state’s top lawyer, said Friday the state bar was suing him for professional misconduct related to his lawsuit challenging the … Read more