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Written by Don Mathis on Jan 31, 2017
Las Tesoros de San Antonio are aptly named. These ranchera singers from the Westside are city as well as national treasures.   The women of Las Tesoros are Rita “La Calandria” Vidaurri, Beatriz “La Paloma del Norte” Llamas,” and Blanca “Blanquita Rosa” Rodriguez – three strong women who helped build the foundations for San Antonio’s rich musical cultura.  
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 30, 2017
On Jan. 29, 2017, about 250 people gathered in San Antonio's Main Plaza to protest the Trump Administration's move to ban Muslim refugees and to build a wall on the border of the United States and Mexico. Watch a full video of the rally below.   In their own words, here is their story.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 26, 2017
Esperanza Center for Peace and Justice is marking its 30th anniversary throughout 2017. But for individuals who have long been associated with the nonprofit, such as director Graciela Sanchez, Esperanza is not standing idly by, celebrating with a few special events. Sanchez. other staff members, volunteers and supporters of the Esperanza have plenty to do, addressing a variety of local and global issues, like they always have.
Written by Brooke Cowey on Jan 24, 2017
Replay video of the Jan. 9, 2017 meeting of the Beacon Hill Neighborhood Association Meeting. For more information, click here to go to the Beacon Hill Neighborhood Association website.  
Written by Brooke Cowey on Jan 24, 2017
Replay the video from the Jan. 17, 2017 Mahncke Park Neighborhood Association meeting.  Watch a presentation on the Tier 1 Neighborhood Coalition by Beacon Hill Neighborhood Association President Cynthia Spielman. (See NOWCastSA story on Tier 1 here.) Watch a presentation on NOWCastSA's new Neighborhood Membership program by Charlotte-Anne Lucas. Watch a presentation by District 2 San Antonio City Councilman Alan Warrick.