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Top Biden official appears to blame victims in Texas migrant-truck horror

​Homeland Security chief Alejandro Mayorkas on Sunday appeared to blame the victims in last week’s migrant-truck horror that left 53 people dead — saying the Biden administration has repeatedly warned those trying to cross the border how dangerous it is. Mayorkas was trying to fight off critics who have blamed the administration’s alleged lax border policies for the tragedy. “​We have said repeatedly and we continue to warn people not to take the dangerous journey,” Mayorkas said on CBS News’ “Face the Nation.” “We saw so tragically in San Antonio, Texas, one of the possible tragic results of that dangerous journey,...
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SAFD still working to put fire out after several hours, officials say

SAN ANTONIO — Crews spent several hours of Sunday morning trying to put out a fire on the x side, officials said. The San Antonio Fire Department responded to the 6600 block of Topper Ridge for a fire just after 12:30 a.m. When the first crews arrived, they found heavy smoke coming from the back of the building. When firefighters gained access of the building, SAFD says there were met with several obstacles that made putting the fire out difficult.

This stunning hotel is "One of the Most Haunted in the World". Would you stay?

The stunning Emily Morgan Hotel in San Antonio, TexasMattstone911 Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0. If you ask me, San Antonio, Texas is a beautiful place. There's the history, the food, the people, the Southern Charm. It's all so much to take in and quite a bit of fun. I was married out in San Antonio right on the River Walk (the super romantic Marriage Island), and my new husband and I stayed at the stunning Hotel Contessa. If San Antonio isn't on your "must visit" list, you are making a mistake, for sure.

Road Trip Idea? San Antonio, Texas’ Amazing Skywalk is a Great Option

If you're looking for a cool road trip destination, San Antonio, Texas always has much to offer. Have you visited the new Skywalk that was completed last year?. Many of us are jonesin' to get out of town, for obvious reasons. But perhaps we're not in a position to do something overly expensive or dramatic right now. Thankfully, there are plenty of wonderful places to which we can travel right here in Texas.

Two kangaroos fisticuffs at San Antonio Zoo caught on camera

HOUSTON (CW39) Two kangaroos faced off in their enclosure at San Antonio Zoo in San Antonio, Texas, on June 14. This footage, filmed by zoo president and CEO Tim Morrow, shows the unnamed kangaroos exchanging blows. In a Twitter post accompanying the video, Morrow said: “Who wants some? MMA (Marsupial...

Bombshells Restaurant & Bar Open First Franchise in San Antonio

RCI Hospitality Holdings, Inc. of Houston announced the opening of its first franchised Bombshells Restaurant & Bar Monday in San Antonio, home to one of the largest concentrations of military bases and one of the largest active and retired military populations in the US. Located at 8410 Texas Highway 151...

More Than the Alamo and Enchiladas

Enjoy expansive views, explore these fresh finds on your next San Antonio trek. The Dallas to San Antonio trip is nothing new. Whether visiting family or in town for work, sometimes it seems we could do the trip in our sleep. Drive, margaritas, The Alamo, River Walk, and repeat. Here’s...

Wonderous Wednesday Happy Tails Animal Meet & Greet

EVENT IS AT CAPACITY, no further registration will be accepted. Happy Tails will be bringing animals to our library for a presentation and a Meet & Greet! Active library card and preregistration is required. Call 210-659-4160.

Gruene’s Last Call now open

Kenzie Denoyer (center) co-owns Gruene's Last Call with her grandmother, Brenda Denoyer. (Eric Weilbacher/Community Impact Newspaper) Gruene’s Last Call, a craft cocktail bar, opened in Gruene Lake Village in May at 2348 Gruene Lake Drive, Ste. A, New Braunfels, next to Kora Kora Coffee and The Gruene Door. Owner Kenzie Denoyer said the shop makes all syrups in-house and fresh squeezes any juices used in its cocktails. The menu describes what the shop wants a patron to experience, she said, rather than the ingredients in that make up each cocktail. It also offers a selection of beer and wine.,,
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Chicken Salad Chick expanding Texas footprint

Chicken Salad Chick will open 16 restaurants over the next five years in Texas, thanks to the signing of two major deals over the past year — one for eight units in San Antonio and most recently one for eight in Austin. Although Texas is home to 21 locations in Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston, the brand plans to open five more by year's end.