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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.
Written by Heather DiMasi on Nov 09, 2010
The beautiful weather brought out a great crowd to the grand opening of a new farmers' market in the heart of downtown San Antonio.A collaborative effort between the San Antonio Food Bank and Main Plaza Conservancy, the market will be an urban hub of fresh fruits, vegetables and nutrition education from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday on Main Plaza.
Written by Susana on Nov 09, 2010
Wearing orange hardhats and T-shirts, they scraped, hammered and painted, climbing up rooftops and hanging from windows.Young, idealistic and motivated, college students are descending on the East Side on weekends to bestow a "little TLC" to some grand, but battered, historic homes.More than 250 architecture students from the University of Texas at San Antonio are spending their weekends repairing homes on the Dignowity Hill Historic District, located about two miles from downtown.