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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 10, 2015
Replay video: On Aug. 11, NOWCastSA webcast the Community Conversation on Children’s Mental Health hosted by Clarity Child Guidance Center, One in Five Minds and the Health Collaborative. Thanks to underwriting from Methodist Healthcare Ministries, you can replay the video any time right here on this page:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 05, 2015
Google Fiber’s vow to install 4,000 miles of gigabit fiber optic cable in San Antonio over the next two years means those who can already afford broadband Internet will be able to purchase it at blazingly faster speeds. A typical home or small business connection could go from 10 Megabits per second to as much as 1,000 Megabits per second.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 31, 2015
Updated: When the North East Independent School District Trustees meet on Aug. 10, teachers and staff from the district have a First Amendment right to participate in the public discusion about whether to rename Robert E. Lee High School, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 19, 2015
About 275,000 families in the U.S., including more than 6,000 in San Antonio, will get free high-speed home Internet under ConnectHome, a demonstration project announced July 15 by President Barack Obama and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro. “America’s challenge in this 21st century is to remain the world’s undisputed land of opportunity," said Castro. "By expanding broadband adoption, ConnectHome will provide more Americans with the same high-speed access to knowledge and opportunity that millions of people already enjoy.”
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 16, 2015
It’s simple, says Port San Antonio executive vice president Jim Perschbach. “Our board believes that there is no problem in San Antonio - or anywhere, for that matter - that can't be fixed by increasing the average wage in this community and providing more employment opportunities,” Perschbach said.