The Darsch Report: March 18 – 24

Chick-Fil-A Banned from San Antonio Airport On Thursday, March 21, the San Antonio City Council approved and amended a seven-year concessions agreement for new restaurants and businesses in Terminal A of the Texas airport with Paradies Lagardère, a travel retailer and restaurateur that works with more than 100 airports. The amended plan bars Chick-Fil-A from […]

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The Darsch Report: Mar. 4 – 10

San Antonio Activist Found Guilty of Disorderly Conduct On Tuesday Mar. 5, Jesus Padilla, also known as “Mexican Padilla” on Youtube, was convicted on three counts of disorderly conduct and issued a fine of $1,713. Padilla is a member of the “First Amendment Auditors,” which records police and government workers to test the limits of […]

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The Darsch Report: Feb. 25 – Mar. 3

Physicians vs Homeland Security Immigration advocates say they’ve noticed more infants under the age of 1, most of them sick, are being held at Dilley’s family detention center. Eleven mothers with babies ranging from 5 to 11 months old have arrived at the South Texas Family Residential Center since last week, according to the Dilley […]

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The Darsch Report: Feb. 18 – 24

Cargo Plane Crash On Saturday, Feb. 24, a twin-engine cargo plane carrying three people crashed into Trinity Bay near Houston. The Boeing 767-300 plane, operated by Atlas Air Inc., originated from Miami International Airport and lost radio contact approximately 30 miles southeast of Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport. As of Sunday, two of the bodies […]

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The Darsch Report: Feb. 11-17

SA Climate Action Over the next week the Climate Action and Adaptation Plan, also known as SA Climate Action, is set to go to the public sphere of San Antonio as a means for the city to combat and address climate change. The plan is already under scrutiny by environmental activists who say that the […]

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San Antonio’s New City Manager

On Jan. 31, the San Antonio City Council unanimously approved the appointment of Deputy City Manager Erik Walsh as the new city manager for San Antonio replacing retiring incumbent Sheryl Sculley. Walsh will take over on March 1, the day after Sculley’s 13-year tenure ends. Walsh was announced as the top candidate the evening of […]

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The Darsch Report: Feb. 4 – 10

Bexar County Child Sex Crime On Thursday, Feb. 7, a Bexar County Sheriff’s Office records employee was arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a child. Jose Angel Laines, 44, is currently assigned to the Sheriff’s Office records section and has been employed with the Sheriff’s Office since 2004. “The disturbing allegations against this 14-year employee […]

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