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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.
Written by Beth Graham on Nov 09, 2010
Construction workers retrofitting the former San Antonio Public Library and Hertzberg Circus Museum into the National Western Art Foundation’s Dolph and Janie Briscoe Western Art Museum at 210 W. Market St. were recently able to access an abandoned and forgotten room on the third floor of the building.When they did, they uncovered a cache of previously unknown and uncataloged library items, including an early-edition King James Bible, dated 1615, and a Civil War-era photo album.
Written by Heather DiMasi on Nov 09, 2010
We love seeing your photos from events you've gone to, and this year's Lackland AirFest provided a great flying feast for the eyes.Lackland AirFest 2010 was held Nov. 6 and Nov. 7 at Kelly Field, Port of San Antonio. The fest featured the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, Army Golden Knights, and Tora! Tora! Tora!Also featured were vintage planes from World War II and the Vietnam-era.
Written by Heather DiMasi on Nov 04, 2010
Veterans' Day will be observed Thursday, Nov. 11, and there are several events happening in San Antonio to honor our veterans.If you are attending any of them, make sure to send us your photos and video! Or, if you have any events to add to the list below (we're sure there's more!), please let us know by e-mailing news@nowcastsa.org or by mentioning it in the comment field to the right of this story.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 29, 2010
 Watch video from the San Antonio branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's  annual Freedom Fund Dinner in La Villita Assembly Hall Friday. The night's theme was "One Nation, One Dream," with a keynote speech by Alethea R. Bonello, NAACP Field Organizer for Operations and Membership.    The local group is honoring Josue "Joe" Robles, President and CEO of San Antonio-based USAA, along with Aaronetta Pierce and Laura Banks-Reed for their contributions to the community.