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Written by Susan Finch on Sep 11, 2010
 A federal appeals court panel rejected claims by two San Antonio organizations who said the city's 2008 parade permit ordinance violates their free speech rights by charging them fees that other groups don't have to pay.In their 39-page decision, three 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges ruled Sept. 8 that the parade permit ordinance is constituional as written. Their conclusion dealt a setback to the San Antonio Free Speech Coalition and International Women's Day March Planning Committee, which sued to stop enforcement of the parade law.
Written by David McLemore on Sep 09, 2010
It was the day when everything changed. The terrorist attacks on U.S. soil nine years ago on September 11 shocked the world and put America on the front lines of the war on terrorism.On this ninth anniversary, as the nation pauses in solemn remembrance, each of us will recall what we did that day, how we wept and grew angry and became a little less certain of the future. And, perhaps, look for a way to reconnect that day of tragedy to somehow making the world a little better.
Written by David McLemore on Sep 07, 2010
Watch videos from the first of three public workshops on the MidTown Brackenridge Master Plan, which affects the neighborhoods of Mahncke Park, Tobin Hill, Monte Vista, 
Written by Heather DiMasi on Sep 03, 2010
Graffiti tagging is no stranger to San Antonio's urban and residential areas. Drive just about anywhere, and you'll see the spray-painted images and "signatures" on the sides of buildings, fences, utility boxes, you name it.The City of San Antonio's Housing and Neighborhood Services Department, in an effort to gather community support to clean up graffiti in our neighborhoods, has declared Sept. 18 and 25 Graffiti Wipeout Days.
Written by Heather DiMasi on Sep 03, 2010
Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mexico's independence during Diez y Seis celebrations across the San Antonio during September through November. This year's celebration features a wide variety of events held at various locations across the city. Diez y Seis de Septiembre, the 16th of September, commemorates the beginning of Mexico's battle for independence from Spain. On Sept.