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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.
Written by gsbaird on Mar 13, 2011
More than 11,000 Texans from across the state rallied at the Capitol steps in Austin, asking our governor and legislature to avoid cuts to public school funding that would result in layoffs of thousands of teachers.I was part of a contingent of teachers and supporters from Comal County who traveled to Austin on Saturday, March 12.
Written by abnaz on Mar 12, 2011
Ten families from Bonham Academy left San Antonio to join more than 11,000 education advocates from throughout the state at the Capitol in Austin to participate in the Save Texas Schools Rally.Carrying their green Bonham Academy sign, the children marched Saturday, March 12 around the Capitol complex for an hour, chanting "Save Our Schools.""This is Campbell's first rally," said Barbara Taylor, mother of a kindergarten student at Bonham. "It's for a good cause."