San Antonio Express-News lays off 14 journalists

The San Antonio Express-News laid off 14 newsroom employees Wednesday and Thursday as parent company Hearst Corp. coordinates the operations of its newspapers throughout Texas. Publisher Susan Pape attributed the layoffs to “economic factors” and a desire to combine the company’s resources across the state. She said the paper remains profitable. The layoffs were spread Read more about San Antonio Express-News lays off 14 journalists[…]

Editor’s Notes: Big-dollar M&A deals seem to have small ripples in San Antonio – San Antonio Business Journal

Few things can roil a local business community like a blockbuster merger-and-acquisition deal, and yet it’s typically for naught. Although some of these deals are multibillion-dollar transactions, the actual impact in the end is often a lot less than anticipated. The pending $23.3 billion acquisition of San Antonio-based oil refining company Andeavor by Ohio-based Marathon Read more about Editor’s Notes: Big-dollar M&A deals seem to have small ripples in San Antonio – San Antonio Business Journal[…]

Activists plan Hays Street Bridge campaign via your photos

Photo: Kristel A. Orta Puente /Kristel A. Orta-Puente Chicana artist Kristel A. Orta-Puente, an activist with the Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group, took this photo to show the views that would be lost with development. Kristel A. Orta-Puente was standing near the corner of Cherry and Lamar on the city’s East Side last summer when Read more about Activists plan Hays Street Bridge campaign via your photos[…]