A flood of mail arrived at the mayor’s office protesting the removal of two murals, alleged to depict Communist symbols, from the walls of Municipal Auditorium. The mayor said they would stay down.
The city begins installing signs at intersections that are exceptions to the new state law permitting right turns on red lights that went into effect at midnight. Right turns on red will be allowed at 642 intersections involving 2,300 approaches in San Antonio.
Also, occurring at the stroke of midnight this morning: young San Antonians 18 to 20 years old became adults as the legal age of majority changes from 21 to 18 years old.