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Mayor Nirenberg Closes Bars, Restaurants and Gyms In Battle Against Cornavirus

Mayor Nirenberg Closes Bars, Restaurants and Gyms In Battle Against Cornavirus

In a 5:00 p.m. news conference on Wednesday, March 18, San Antonio Mayor Ron instituted new regulations to help prevent the spread of the cornavirus. Beginning at midnight tonight, Nirenberg ordered the temporary closure of restaurants, bars, lounges, nightclubs, taverns, gyms or health studios, bowling alleys, bingo parlors and theaters. Grocery stores and restaurants with

San Antonio: Are You Ready for Harvey?

Rumor has it that upon learning of the approach of Hurricane Harvey, San Antonians descended upon local H-E-B grocery stores and completely depleted their supply of water, beer and tortillas. Joking aside, the National Hurricane Center has warned that those in the storm’s path should not underestimate the severity of the situation. The National Weather

The Diversity and Inclusion Office Is Hiring

Kiran Bains, who heads up the city’s Diversity and Inclusion Office, announced that the department, which Bains currently runs alone, is hiring a special projects manager. “As an office of one, I have deeply appreciated your support in ensuring the success of the Diversity and Inclusion Office. As the year comes to a close, I

San Antonio Earns 95 on HRC Municipal Equality Index

Originally published in the San Antonio Current When we think of states that are setting a lead example for LGBT equality in America, Texas is no shining star. But, according to the Human Rights Campaign’s 5th Annual Municipal Equality Index, the rest of the state could learn a thing or two from San Antonio, which

San Antonio scores 90 on HRC’s Municipal Equality Index

The City of San Antonio increased it’s rank in the Human Rights Campaign’s 2015 Municipal Equality Index. Now in it’s fourth year, the MEI scores cities on their nondiscrimination laws, their recognition of LGBT relationships, their LGBT policies, the services they offer to LGBT citizens, the police department’s relationship with LGBTs and the “city leadership’s