Berkeley Mayor Theodore Hoskins pledged Wednesday morning a thorough investigation into the fatal shooting of Antonio Martin by a police officer last night, and did everything he could to distinguish his town, its race relations, and its police procedures from nearby Ferguson.
Berkeley, Missouri Mayor Theodore Hoskins held a press conference this morning. Last night 18 year-old Antonio Martin was shot dead after he pointed a gun at police. Berkeley Mayor Hoskins now speaking. Watch live: http://t.co/dGLbP2BoSS pic.twitter.com/n6wQyRMv6U — BuzzFeed News (@BuzzFeedNews) … Continue reading ?
Julián Castro became secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in July after serving as mayor of San Antonio, Texas. He now is responsible for overseeing 8,000 employees and a budget of $46 billion, as well as for promoting community development and housing opportunities nationwide. Show More Summary
AUSTIN, Texas -- Two weeks after Democrat State Senator Leticia Van de Putte (D-San Antonio) lost the Lieutenant Governor's race to Republican Dan Patrick by double digits, she has decided to abandon her State Senate seat and run for Mayor of San Antonio. Show More Summary
2014 Democratic lieutenant governor nominee and San Antonio mayoral candidate Leticia Van de Putte Leading Off: • San Antonio Mayor: Plenty of big cities will hold mayoral elections next year, and it looks like we'll have an exciting race to look forward to in the nation's seventh largest city. Show More Summary
Among the speakers were former mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, former supervisor Yvonne Burke and current board chairman Don Knabe, LACMA director Michael Govan, the former county CAO David Janssen and (via video) Vin Scully. Sheila Kuehl received a very warm reception.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Days after winning reelection to his seat in the Texas Legislature, State Representative Mike Villarreal (D-San Antonio) confirmed that he would step down in January to run for Mayor of San Antonio. Villarreal, a 43Show More Summary
Former Mayor of San Antonio Henry Cisneros says it is a “very clear 50-50 proposition” that the Oakland Raiders will move to San Antonio. Cisneros leads a consortium of government and civic officials who met with Raiders brass on Friday in the Oakland area to once again discuss relocating the storied franchise to the Alamo City. Show More Summary
Even as talk of the Los Angeles market continues to heat up, there’s another city that wants in on the NFL action. And former San Antonio mayor Henry Cisneros thinks they have a shot. According to Tom Orsborn of the San Antonio Express-News, Cisneros will lead a group of San Antonio businessmen and governement officials…
In Democratic circles, Julian Castro was a well-known name even before President Obama tapped him to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development last spring. The former San Antonio mayor – and identical twin of Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Tex.) – catapulted into the national spotlight when he delivered the keynote address at the 2012 […]
Two people were injured and a car belonging to the mayor of San Antonio was damaged when it was caught in crossfire in a drive-by shooting on Monday involving rival gangs, police said. Mayor Ivy Taylor was not in the vehicle and her parked car was not a target, San Antonio police said....
By Jim Forsyth SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - Two people were injured and the mayor of San Antonio's car was damaged when it was caught in crossfire in a drive-by shooting on Monday involving rival gangs, police said. Mayor Ivy Taylor was not in the vehicle and her parked car was not a target, San Antonio police said. Show More Summary
SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - Two people were injured and the mayor of San Antonio car's was damaged in a drive-by shooting on Monday, police said. Mayor Ivy Taylor was not injured. Her car was not a target and appears to have been caught in the crossfire of a dispute between gangs, San Antonio police said. (Reporting by Jim Forsyth; Writing by Jon Herskovitz; Editing by Eric Walsh)
How many nine-year-old Antonio's need to die in Chicago before the national media will park its satellite trucks in front of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's City Hall and demand answers and action. How many black people, including black children,...Show More Summary
Things have been going pretty well for former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro. Read more...
Former San Antonio, Texas, mayor Julian Castro is reportedly being cultivated as a powerful ally for presumed 2016 presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, leading some observers to speculate that he could be considered as a potential running mate. Former President Bill Clinton invited Julian Castro to the Clinton’s home in Washington last week, according to The
The Clintons are courting San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro. The behind-the-scenes maneuvering illustrates how the Clintons are trying to acclimate themselves into a Democratic Party that has evolved and nurtured new stars in the years since they ceded the stage to Barack Obama in 2008. For the Clintons, there are clear advantages to building an [...]
The Washington Post reports Hillary and Bill Clinton have been cozying up with former San Antonio mayor Julian Castro, giving rise to speculation she might tab him as her running mate. Castro has been a nationally rising star since the 2012... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
In a followup to the Campbell Brown/David Boies segment earlier this week, Randi Weingarten and Antonio Villaraigosa talk teacher tenureon MSNBC's Morning Joe. (Other cable news shows, where are you?). More about the substance -- and the political back and forth -- at TeacherBeat.
De Blasio Cheers on National Pre-K Movement WNYC: The mayor spoke broadly about efforts to expand preschool access in cities such as San Francisco, Miami, and San Antonio—efforts he said are reshaping the national conversation. Memphis-Area...Show More Summary