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Written by Susana on Mar 17, 2011
Jennifer Velasquez has a revolutionary concept about the role of public libraries. “A library isn’t a 'shhh' place,” said Velasquez, the Teen Services Coordinator at the San Antonio Public Library.Velasquez’ pioneering ideas won her the 2011 Movers & Shakers award of the Library Journal for being an innovator and a "Teen Transformer."
Written by gsbaird on Mar 16, 2011
We only had 25 at our rally for Texas schools Tuesday, March 15, in Spring Branch, but it was one of 277 similar events held at exactly the same time across the nation. 
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.
Written by abnaz on Mar 13, 2011
Few things grab the attention of politicians more than a bunch of angry middle-class mothers, the soccer moms that vote lawmakers in and out of office. And in Texas, middle-class moms showed up by the thousands at the Capitol on Saturday, March 12, for the Save Texas Schools rally. They were protesting the proposed $9 billion to $10 billion cuts in education funding announced by lawmakers in January.