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News and events in and around San Antonio, as well as Bexar, Comal, Kendall, Guadalupe, Wilson, Atascosa and Medina counties.

Stephen Colley / Earthen Construction Iniative

Adobe and other earthen buildings were common in San Antonio in the 1700s and might be making a comeback thanks to a unanimous vote on June 21 by the City Council.



The San Antonio based immigration non-profit called Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services is launching a nationwide hotline to provide free legal help for immigrant families who have been detained and separated after crossing the border by Immigrant and Customs Enforcement.

RAICES is launching what it calls a National Families Together Hotline, at the number 866-ESTAMOS (866-378-2667).

King Castleberry / Contributed photo

The three hottest zip codes for home sales in the San Antonio area are to the far west and northwest, according to the San Antonio Board of Realtors.


Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

A rainbow-themed crosswalk was installed just north of downtown San Antonio. at the heart of San Antonio’s LGBT district, the intersection of Evergreen Street and Main Avenue.

Highway construction
Brian Kirkpatrick / Texas Public Radio

San Antonio’s status as a fast growing city has led to some fast growing traffic jams.