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Written by City of San Antonio on Aug 12, 2015
District 1 Councilman Roberto C. Treviño attended the official ribbon cutting today for O’liva, a new venture by owner Chuck Hernandez and chef Chris Cook, located in the recently renovated and historic Plaza de Armas building, next to the Spanish Governor’s Palace.
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 City of San Antonio on Aug 06, 2015
A recent rash of positive rabies cases has area health authorities reminding the public to follow proper steps when encountering wildlife or unknown animals. The community has seen a large number of confirmed rabies cases over the last year including a number of bats and skunks as well as a dog and an feral cat in western Bexar County. The dog, a family pet, is the first case of canine rabies in Bexar County in three decades. The Department of State Health Services has documented 52 cases of rabies in the area since August, 2014.
Written by CASA-San Antonio on Aug 06, 2015
On Friday, July 31st, Associate Judge Charles Montemayor of Bexar County’s Children Court, swore in over 30 new Court Appointed Special Advocates to become the voice of our city’s abused and neglected children. This training class began Tuesday, July 13th and carried on for a total of 33 hours covering subjects such as developing cultural competence, domestic violence and the effects on children, as well as how to effectively navigate an adversarial (or court) system.
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.