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15 Best Parks In and Around San Antonio

By: Tommie Ethington | Posted on: May 02, 2016

Roll down a grassy knoll, hike to one of the city’s best vantage points, keep your eyes peeled for wildlife or dip your toes in spring-fed pools. At the plethora of…

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Brackenridge Park Master Plan: More People, Fewer Cars

By: Robert Rivard | Posted on: April 14, 2016

More green space and more people. Fewer parking lots and less cars. A 10-acre Grand Lawn would become the urban core’s new outdoor gathering place. The park’s many disconnected cultural and recreational…

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Rivard Report: SAISD Board and San Antonio Zoo Reach Agreement

By: Bekah McNeel | Posted on: January 19, 2016

The ​San Antonio Independent School District board on Tuesday approved an agreement with the San Antonio Zoo for a parking structure feasibility study on 2.4 acres of district-owned land on Tuleta…

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Rivard Report: UIW Sought to Influence SAISD Trustees On Day of Board Meeting

By: Robert Rivard | Posted on: January 14, 2016

Hours before San Antonio’s largest inner city district school board met Monday evening to consider disposition of a 2.43 acre property sought by the San Antonio Zoo for a public…

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San Antonio Express News: University’s sneak attack falls flat

By: Brian Chasnoff | Posted on: January 13, 2016

When it comes to making deals with University of the Incarnate Word President Lou Agnese, “what’s good for Lou is good for you.” That’s a sardonic appraisal, of course, by…

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Rivard Report: SAISD Board Hears Public Support for Deal With Zoo, Brackenridge Park

By: Bekah McNeel | Posted on: January 12, 2016

School board meetings only draw crowds when a topic of significant public interest arises, and so it was Monday evening when 21 people spoke in favor of a proposal that…

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Rivard Report: Brackenridge Park: The Public Interest vs. UIW Expansion

By: Robert Rivard | Posted on: January 11, 2016

A major test of open government, the public interest, and the future of Brackenridge Park is on the near horizon in San Antonio, but don’t blame yourself if the story…

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San Antonio Conservation Society: Statement

By: Janet Dietel | Posted on: January 11, 2016

My name is Janet Dietel, President of the San Antonio Conservation Society. Next to me is Bruce MacDougal, Executive Director. As a former principal and educational leader, I congratulate you…

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Brand New CEO/ Executive Director

Posted on: December 02, 2014

Tim Morrow assumed the duties of CEO/Executive Director for the San Antonio Zoological Society on December 1. He replaces Steve McCusker who retired after a career of over 20 years…

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Historic Donkey Barn

Posted on: December 02, 2014

The historic Donkey Barn that once housed the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department’s offices is now being transformed into a functional education center and office space for the San…

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