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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 19, 2017
Replay video from the Sept. 19 Grand Opening of the Latino Collection and Resource Center at the San Antonio Central Library. Thanks to support from the San Antonio Public Library and donors like you, you can watch the event live or replay it later for free, right on this page.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 17, 2017
Join NOWCastSA and Compassionate San Antonio on Monday Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m. for a community conversation about fear and courage. Current times are bringing forth both fear and courage within local and global communities. People of faith are and need to rise to the occasion. How and where do we experience Fear? How and where do we experience Courage? How can we carry the experiential wisdom of faith into our families and into community? Come. Join this essential and vital conversation.
Written by rudyarispe on Sep 07, 2017
In 1892, the City of San Antonio purchased an Ahrens fire pumper manufactured that year by the American Fire Engine Company of Ohio. It battled many a blaze by pumping 700 to 750 gallons of water per minute and could carry up to six men if needed.
Written by Texas Tribune on Aug 30, 2017
Updated: by Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune A federal district judge ruled against the state of Texas and halted major provisions of a controversial state-based immigration enforcement law just days before it was scheduled to go into effect.
Written by Maria Gardner on Aug 30, 2017
By Maria Gardner If a federal judge does not block the anti-immigration law, San Antonio police will have to write new rules in the manual and retrain the force in immigration law, Police Chief William McManus told members of COPS/Metro Alliance.  Senate Bill 4, the “sanctuary cities” ban, allows local and campus police to question a person’s legal status and makes it a crime for officials such as McManus to have policies that are inconsistent with the law.