In stately sendoff, a city joins family in honoring the life of Red McCombs
The first such event held at the Tobin, the funeral service celebrated the life of a man called one of the most significant San Antonians of the 20th century.
Blayne Tucker leaves a legacy of music advocacy and devotion to family
Friends, family and music industry colleagues mourn the loss of Blayne Tucker, who died on Dec. 30 at age 42.
Orion Knox Jr., who helped discover Natural Bridge Caverns, dies at 81
Orion Knox Jr. was one of four St. Mary’s University students who explored the caves in 1960, helping turn Natural Bridge Caverns into a tourist destination.
Trailblazing Con Safo artist José Esquivel has died at age 87
San Antonio artist José Esquivel, a founding member of the Con Safo group, left a legacy of artworks depicting farmworkers, laborers, strong Latinas of the barrio, and his own family.
Pedro Rodriguez, ‘staunch advocate and defender’ of Chicano culture in San Antonio, dies at 86
The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center’s first director Pedro Rodriguez is remembered as a key player in preserving and promoting Chicano arts.
Joci Straus, ‘driving force’ behind restoring Majestic Theatre, dies at 91
Known to many as “Joci,” Straus was a former Republic Party fundraiser and established a foundation to raise funds for the restoration of two landmark theaters in San Antonio.
Lowry Mays, ‘astute businessman’ who built Clear Channel Communications, dies at 87
Lowry Mays partnered with auto dealership magnate Red McCombs to build Clear Channel Communications into an international media empire.
Memorial to migrants lost in smuggling tragedy a reminder to not let their stories be forgotten
Photo essay: Al Rendon captures images of the memorial honoring the 53 migrants who died in San Antonio last month.
Carey Latimore, Trinity professor and Black history scholar, dies at 46
Influential teacher and minister Carey Latimore died unexpectedly Tuesday, leaving a spiritual and intellectual legacy that invigorated San Antonio.
Local artist Rebecca Medina, known for her Frida-inspired dolls, dies at 56
Featured in celebrations throughout San Antonio, Medina’s dolls honor her Hispanic heritage and represent a legacy her friends and family have called on the city to preserve.
Poet Rosemary Catacalos, ‘a total original,’ dies at 78
The 2013 Texas poet laureate Rosemary Catacalos died Friday, leaving a lauded legacy and a new manuscript.
River Walk visionary and civic leader David Straus II dies at 98
In addition to his work to improve the River Walk, David Straus II served on numerous civic boards and commissions.
Photo Essay: Uvalde in Mourning
San Antonio Report photojournalists Nick Wagner and Bria Woods documented the outpouring of grief and support in Uvalde and San Antonio.