Thursday, June 21, 2018

New Braunfels Cops Deliver Pun-ishing Report on Brisket Bandit

Posted By on Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 5:27 PM

The pun squad at the New Braunfels Police Department must be pulling overtime this week. Case in point: this morning's Facebook post about the apprehension of a "brisket thief" who beat $1,000 worth of beef from a local H-E-B. According to the post, officers "grabbed this case by the horns" when...

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'Vigil for Humanity' Opposing Family Separations to Be Held Outside of San Fernando Cathedral

Posted By on Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 2:00 PM

On Sunday, June 24, there will be a “Vigil for Humanity” in front of San Fernando Cathedral at 6 p.m. to express opposition toward the U.S. government’s systematic mistreatment of asylum seekers. The event, originally intended to protest the mass separation of immigrant families (a part of the ‘zero...

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After California Couple's Post, $16.9 Million in Donations Flow in to RAICES

Posted By on Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 1:35 PM

It's hard to find any silver lining to the dark cloud the Trump Administration cast over the fate of immigrant families with its "zero tolerance" separation policy. But this comes close. Driven by a Facebook call for donations from a California couple, San Antonio-based RAICES, one of the state's...

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San Antonio Mariachi Group Celebrates World Cup Win in Russia

Posted By on Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 11:54 AM

Mexico beat Germany in a surprising World Cup upset this past weekend, so of course San Antonio’s finest mariachi band had to represent. Mariachi Los Caporales was invited by the Mexican government to represent the country at last week’s World Cup game in Moscow. The group’s traditional mariachi music brought...

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Julián Castro Denied Entrance at South Texas Detention Facility While Delivering Toys for Immigrant Children

Posted By on Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 11:48 AM

Former San Antonio mayor Julián Castro earlier this week was denied entrance to an immigration detention facility while trying to give toys and cards to children being held inside. On Monday evening, Castro and his team behind We Belong Together, which highlights unjust immigration laws, got as far as the...

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Chatting with Greg Brockhouse, A Driven Dude

Posted By on Thu, Jun 21, 2018 at 11:00 AM

Editor's Note: Jade Esteban Estrada is the writer of Glitter Political, a series of articles detailing San Antonio's elections. While calling his time at City Hall “glorified temp work,” City Councilman Greg Brockhouse also describes it as a crash course in the complexities of group dynamics and a taste...

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