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Written by rudyarispe on Feb 17, 2011
With spring around the corner, vegetables at the Dan Cook Dream Garden will soon be harvested, thanks to a group of kids who got their hands dirty to fight obesity and diabetes in their West Side community.Children from kindergarten age all the way to the eighth grade planted the vegetables on Jan. 21 at the garden, located on 1215 W. Poplar.It’s one of several ongoing community projects that are promoting healthy eating habits, community involvement and outdoor activities on the West Side.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 31, 2011
UPDATED for 2018: Check out the map of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) offices in San Antonio to see where you can get free help preparing your taxes. Twenty VITA sites opened in San Antonio and the Hill Country on Jan. 16, 2018. Individuals and households who earned up to $60,000 in total income last year are eligible for free income tax preparation and electronic filing through April 17. 
Written by David McLemore on May 29, 2010
It's another Memorial Day and the veterans gather as they do most days, to remember the fallen. They meet at the old white, two-story house with the Corinthian columns and the wrap-around porch that sits on a curved bank above the San Antonio River. This is home ground of Veterans of Foreign War Post 76, founded in 1917 and the oldest VFW post in Texas. Here, the veterans gather. They joke, tell war stories and remember.

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 21, 2010
Watch this video message from San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro , who opened the Summit: Libraries as a Catalyst for Economic Growth and Community Development. He says libraries are a city's best asset:
Written by el placazo on May 04, 2010
The Memorial Branch Library and San Anto Cultural Arts celebrates the women of the West Side with the creation of a mural to be displayed at Memorial Branch Library. In May and June, we will be collecting photos, stories and neighborhood history. Mural painting classes as well as oral histories and photo collections will be held and gathered every other Saturday, beginning May 29, free of charge. We will be looking for volunteers for painting.