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Written by Guest on Jan 23, 2015
Immigration detention, which is non-criminal custody while awaiting deportation or right to stay, has become one of the fastest-growing and least-examined types of incarceration in the U.S. Because of reports of severe abuse of detainees, including minors, the US Commission on Civil Rights will examine equal protection concerns and Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement treatment of adult and minor detainees in representative detention facilities under federal law.
Written by Beth Graham on Jan 20, 2015
The Magik Theatre has issued a call for performers and support personnel. On the performing side, the theatre is seeking actors, singers and dancers for projects in the 2014-2015 season, as well as a pianist to accompany live performances; strong reading skills and the ability to improvise and compose would be pluses in a pianist’s résumé. In technical theatre, there are opportunities for sound board operators, overhire carpenters, and an assistant tech director (a background in sound is strongly preferred.)
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 19, 2015
On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Jan. 19, 2015 - we gathered your best work from Twitter, Facebook, Instagrams, Vine, slideshows, blogs, videos and articles to create a multimedia story told from nearly 40 perspectives. We also included an "explainer" on the hashtag #ReclaimMLK which owned the day in San Antonio and other cities.
Written by City of San Antonio on Jan 16, 2015
The City of San Antonio’s Parks and Recreation and Development Services departments will host the Fifth Annual Jammin’ Jams Fruit and Nut Tree Adoption on Saturday, Jan. 31, at 9 a.m.  With the increasing popularity of this event, the community is invited to arrive early to ensure the adoption of their preferred fruit tree.
Written by annalisapeace on Jan 15, 2015
Challenged by the prospect of thousands of new houses being located within the Edwards Aquifer watershed, the Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance set about studying methods that might mitigate the effects of suburban development in this extremely fragile area. The result is a 106-page manual that is intended to fill a gap in the storm water management measures that currently protect the Edwards Aquifer in Central Texas.