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Written by Tatum Forbes on Oct 22, 2017
The 2017 opening of the San Antonio Public Library’s 10,000-piece Latino Collection was the direct outcome of high school students’ impassioned pleas for research and study resources that better reflected the community. Watch the video interview or scroll down for the rest of the story
Written by Rogelio Sáenz on Oct 17, 2017
Tragedy struck Sunday, July 23, 2017 when dozens of immigrants were trapped in a semi-trailer truck parked in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio. The men, women, and children put on the rig in Laredo had been promised that their trip would include air conditioning. Not only did they not have air conditioning, but no air to breathe or water to drink as well. It was certainly a horrifying and gruesome end to the lives of 10 people who have died thus far and a horrendous experience to survivors who no doubt contemplated their death over several hours that felt like an eternity.
Written by rudyarispe on Oct 09, 2017
The Association for Women in Communications (AWC) has honored aMAEzing Group with a Clarion Award for the agency’s work on an advertising campaign for Animal Care Services titled, “Pets are Superheroes, Just in Disguise.” aMAEzing Marketing Group partnered with Dante Klar Media Group and Sinclair Broadcast Group to produce the ad campaign, which was recognized by the AWC in the category of Marketing Communications Campaign/Budget of $100,000 or Less.
Written by Beth Graham on Sep 26, 2017
Join the Friends of the San Antonio Public Library as they honor three of San Antonio's most outstanding artists: Latino jazz musician Henry Brun, currently working on an Afro-Caribbean project, scheduled to debut at the Carver Cultural Center in 2018. Brun has performed in Mexico, Cuba, and Puerto Rico, as well as across the U.S. He has served as chair of the City of San Antonio Cultural Advisory Board. 
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 20, 2017
San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and District 3 Councilwoman Rebecca Viagran discussed issues including business development, street racing accidents, building community trust with law enforcement, equity in the budget, community health, National Night Out, promoting volunteerism and relief efforts for Mexico City during the Sept., 20, 2017 edition of #AskRon at Don Pedro's on the South Side.