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Hilder Lainez-Alvarez and his wife with their five children.

5,000 People Contract COVID-19 While In ICE Custody, Including This Father Of 5

Jessica and her five children haven’t seen Hilder Lainez-Alvarez — their husband and father — in several months. He’s being detained at the Port Isabel Detention Center in the Rio Grande Valley.

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Remembering Actress Mercedes McCambridge

Mar 19, 2004

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How do we address our city’s education inequities to improve outcomes for all San Antonio youth? Live on The Source on Thursday. And an online conversation on Friday.

Arts & Culture

Review: 'Likes' By Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum

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Mara Casey

Likes is the latest short story collection by Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum, featuring nine stories.

In these, she imagines Black and brown characters who don’t easily fall into neat categories and defy an easy understanding from those around them. Some of these characters are young girls. 

San Antonio's got a problem, and the city is looking for some help to solve it. So what’s the problem? Torrey Stanley Carleton said it’s a lack of shade downtown.


Painted Ponies (2005-2007), Kevin Box & Te Jui Fu
Courtesy of Box Studio

A new art installation at the San Antonio Botanical Garden owes its beginnings to an ancient Asian art form. That art form is called origami, and artist Kevin Box explains it.

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