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Written by Rudy Arispe on Apr 05, 2016
After her mother, father, husband and three sisters were killed during tense fighting between quarrelling neighbors, Sudan and Chad, Josephine Toundamje and her seven children fled Chad into Cameroon. They were resettled in San Antonio in 2010. Shahram Ebadfardezadeh, 50, his wife and four children left Iran five years ago for San Antonio, where they could enjoy religious freedom and practice the baptismal customs of their Mandaean community, who follow the teachings of John the Baptist.
Written by City of San Antonio on Apr 04, 2016
5 Points Local, a restaurant and yoga studio in the 5 Points Neighborhood on North Flores Street, joined ¡Por Vida!, a Metro Health healthy dining program. 5 Points Local will offer ¡Por Vida! meals from their gluten-free kitchen with a menu of offerings that highlight locally-sourced ingredients.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 31, 2016
The San Antonio area added more than 51,000 people from 2014 to 2015, one of the largest gains in the country, according to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau. Combined with Austin’s gain of 57,000 people, Houston’s gain of 159,000 people and the Dallas-Fort Worth area’s gain of 145,000 people, that adds up to 412,000.
Written by CMHE on Mar 29, 2016
Join NOWCastSA 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5 for the live webcast of The Promotor Model: The ethical imperative to include patients in improving individual and community health, presented by leading public health expert America Bracho, MD, MPH. Thanks to the underwriting support of Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. anyone can watch the event live or replay the video later right here on this page.
Written by Cary Clack on Jan 31, 2016
That Americans have been sending bottled water to a people in desperate need is no surprise. We are a generous people who are often quick and eager to respond to a crisis. Whether it’s an earthquake in Haiti, a tsunami in Japan or flooding here at home, those hurt by such tragedies can expect assistance from the people of the United States.