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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 09, 2010
NEW Video: Enjoy the holiday lights on and around San Antonio's River Walk with this new video made in December 2013. The video shows the San Antonio River Walk, Hemisfair, the Alamo, La Villita, horse drawn carriages and the streets of downtown San Antonio decked out for the holidays.  
Written by Andrew Delgado on Dec 08, 2010
For over a month, students at the University of Texas at San Antonio have followed in Mahatma Gandhi’s footprints, drinking only juice or water in a hunger strike to give legal status to undocumented immigrants who came to the United States when they were children. The hunger strike to enact the so-called DREAM Act has gained national attention and has become a passionate issue for those who say undocumented immigrants brought to the country as minors now face deportation and can’t get jobs even if they obtain a university degree.
Written by Sarah Garrahan on Nov 30, 2010
Most of the protesters, students and supporters of the Dream Act were freed Tuesday after their arrest on criminal trespassing charges for refusing to leave the offices of Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison.The 16 arrested protestors, including former City Councilwoman Maria Berriozabal and Methodist Minister Lorenza Andrade Smith, were demanding to speak to the senator and wanted her support for the DREAM Act.The act would give citizenship to immigrants brought to the country illegally when they were minors if they finished two years of college or military service.
Written by Susana on Nov 24, 2010
By some measures, San Antonio is the greenest city in Texas, and it’s not too shabby in the technology department either.The Alamo City has Rackspace, the world’s – yes, world’s - largest web hosting company, hiring more than 2,500 employees.
Written by Heather DiMasi on Nov 11, 2010
Between periods of gentle rain showers, a large crowd of veterans of all ages, their families and the San Antonio community gathered on Veterans' Day at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery to salute those who have served our country."While we're certainly here to honor our dead here today, Veterans' Day is to salute our living veterans," said CMSgt. Tom Nesbit, USAF (Ret.), who was the morning's Master of Ceremonies.