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Written by Joe Ruiz on Jan 12, 2011
While those in attendance inside a small West Side home were there for a class about diabetes, they may have ended up learning about another way to improve their health.On Tuesday, Jan. 12, a handful of people gathered inside the living room of a converted home on the 2800 block of W. Salinas St. waiting for one course but finding out how to save seeds from planted vegetables.
Written by Antonio Rodriguez on Dec 25, 2010
Take a moment to play this video of the University of the Incarnate Word's annual Light the Way display. With permission, we've added lovely holiday music from the Andean group, Wayanay Inka, whose music has become part of San Antonio's soul. The NOWCastSA team filmed the light exhibit in 2009 and produced this magic virtual tour.  
Written by Susana on Dec 21, 2010
 Journalist David McLemore has just published the eBook, "Soldier's Joy," a novel inspired by a little-known but spectacular heist in the Lone Star state at the end of the Civil War. On June 11, 1865, a band of  ex-Confederate soldiers robbed the Texas State Treasury in Austin of $15,000 in silver - they thought it was gold - and escaped into the night.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 19, 2010
 If you couldn't join us when we webcast a Chess Simul from the Molly Pruitt Library at Roosevelt High School, you can watch the archived video right here.  During the Simul, or simultaneous exhibition, chess master Alex Weinberg played multiple games of chess with 35 people at once.
Written by Susana on Dec 11, 2010
Family, friends and colleagues gathered for a moving and funny memorial service to Carlos Guerra, the San Antonio columnist, education activist and Hispanic trailbrazer beloved in the Alamo City and beyond. Watch video of the live webcast here.