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Written by ArianeEtemadi on Mar 25, 2011
It’s official - the votes are in! The 2011 Queen of the Vine has been crowned! Amy Jackson, a San Antonio Orthodontist has tirelessly raised funds for Brighton Center for the past few months for the coveted Queen of the Vine title. She now sits among the ranks of past Queen of the Vines including Jenine Beckel, Cynthia Lee, Shelly Miles, Nicole Caroselli, Paula Latimer, Christiane Perkins, Maria Resendez, and Angie Bridges.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Mar 23, 2011
With two fundraisers this weekend, a woman who received help from the community when she fled Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans six years ago is now trying to help another family in need in San Antonio.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Mar 17, 2011
Information from news release:Individuals who have an interest in City government and are also interested in helping to serve the San Antonio community are invited to apply for one of the positions available on the following board and commissions:Convention and Visitors Commission – (8) positionsCommunity Development Advisory Committee (CDAC) - (11) positionsJoint City/County Citizens Bond Oversight Commission - (10) positions 
Written by Rudi Rodriguez on Mar 16, 2011
Historically, San Antonio has always been the cultural, economic, military and religious hub of Texas. In the late 1700s, San Antonio became the capital of Texas and the most significant city in the realm of Nueva España. Early on, the capital had been in Los Adaes, in far East Texas, but was replaced and its soldiers and citizens were moved to San Antonio upon its closing.
Written by Claudia Sanchez on Mar 14, 2011
As I stood on the sidewalk of Commerce Street watching the thousands of people marching by me, people who had come out in support of the International Women’s Day March, I felt a great sense of pride and joy.This pride and joy came from seeing the marchers, especially the women, because many of the faces I saw were of women leaders in our community.