Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Is Anyone More Hated Than Yolanda Saldivar?

Posted By on Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 8:06 PM

Today, the world remembers Selena Quintanilla, the radiant angel and embodiment of all that is pure and good who enchanted fans with her life-giving gift of cumbia. Monday marks the 20th anniversary of Selena's death, a life tragically cut short just two weeks shy of her 24th birthday. Fans...

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Monday, March 30, 2015

Texas: If You Thought Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' Law Was Bad, Just Wait

Posted By on Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 8:54 AM

Much news has been made over the past weekend about Indiana's recently passed "religious freedom" law. The state's Religious Freedom Restoration Act, signed by Governor Mike Pence on March 26, gives business owners the right to claim religious grounds as a reason to deny service to a customer. Opponents assert the...

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Sunday, March 29, 2015

Texas Tattoo Sham: Promoter Red Neilson Escorted Out Of Own Show For Nonpayment

Posted By on Sun, Mar 29, 2015 at 10:09 PM

Renee "Red" Neilson, promoter and creator of the inaugural Texas Tattoo Jam, which was supposed to take place March 27-29 at the San Antonio Event Center, was escorted out of her own expo by SAEC security Saturday afternoon. (Disclosure: The San Antonio Current was an in-kind media sponsor of the Texas...

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Saturday, March 28, 2015

License Plate Battle Could Give Confederacy Supporters A Long-Awaited Win

Posted By on Sat, Mar 28, 2015 at 12:19 AM

Talk about a flashback. I remember covering this when the case first came up four years ago. They did promise to fight till the end if need be, so I guess they’ve stuck to their word. Talking about the Sons of Confederate Veterans, who claim the state of Texas has wronged them...

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Friday, March 27, 2015

People Are Clamoring For Our Selena Issue

Posted By on Fri, Mar 27, 2015 at 7:07 PM

UPDATE: Monday, March 30, 2015, 1:56 p.m.  Due to an overwhelming response from San Antonio Current readers, we are out of copies for of this week's issue, and can no longer fulfill requests for copies.  The original post continues below.   This week, we profiled the lasting legacy of...

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Texas Rep. Molly White Thinks She Can Undermine The Supreme Court

Posted By on Fri, Mar 27, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Talk about a waste of time. Texas Representative Molly White, of Belton, filed a bill in an attempt to preemptively undermine the highest court in the United States. Clearly, White has failed to understand one of the most basic lessons in Government 101. According to her landmark legislation, the...

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Uber Doesn't Have To Jump Through Hoops In Windcrest

Posted By on Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 6:39 PM

Known for Christmas lights, a 20 mph speed limit and Rackspace, the City of Windcrest just approved a measure paving the way for Uber to operate. Windcrest's City Council approved an interim operating agreement by a 5-0 vote Wednesday afternoon. The move comes just days before transportation network companies...

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Cameron Redus Supporters To Rally At DA's Office

Posted By on Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 12:44 PM

Supporters of a University of Incarnate Word student who was shot and killed by a police officer will rally in front of the Bexar County District Attorney's Office Thursday morning. They are protesting a grand jury decision not to indict former UIW police officer Christopher Carter.  Carter shot and...

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One Year Later: An Uber Marriage To SA Failed To Lyft Off

Posted By on Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 9:06 AM

Well, it's been about a year and the relationship has already ended. San Antonio just couldn't make it work with the ride-share companies Uber and Lyft. The Alamo City did want to make it work, though. City Council amended its vehicle-for-hire ordinance for the companies in an effort to...

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

10 Suggestions For Ted Cruz's Campaign Slogan, According To Twitter

Posted By on Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 5:05 PM

Everyone's favorite Tea Party blowhard Ted Cruz announced his candidacy for president yesterday, and the internet reacted with pure mockery. In response to the news, people are having a field day  #TedCruzCampaignSlogans hashtag on Twitter. Cruz wouldn't be such an easy target if he wasn't a self-loathing Latino, a government-hating...

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