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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 18, 2016
Join NOWCastSA from 5:30 p.m.to 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 18 for the webcast Ethical Issues in Palliative Care: Transforming Health Care for an Aging Society, a presentation by a lecture by Dr. Diane Meier, FACP, live from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio’s Pestana Lecture Hall.
Written by B Kay Richter on Oct 17, 2016
Editor's Note: This article orginally appeared in The Texas Tribune, a nonpartisan, nonprofit media organization that informs Texans - and engages with them - about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.   
Written by B Kay Richter on Oct 13, 2016
For a person living with a disability, resources can be elusive. One local festival aims to bring the disability community together and unite partners, advocates, and people with the correct tools. That's the idea behind AccessAbility Fest, the brainchild of its co-founders, Melanie Cawthon, Janet Grojean and Cynthia Hamilton, who were puzzled about how to connect people with varieties of disabilities with the range of industries and services that might be of help.
Written by Mark Tirpak on Oct 12, 2016
Reader’s Note: San Antonio has a public transit connection to the airport that’s faster than Dallas light rail but doesn’t promote or support it. In this article, I am providing five more ideas for improving local transit services before the Tricentennial.
Written by JamiAlise on Oct 12, 2016
Replay the video from the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area forum for candidates for Bexar County Civil and Criminal Court Judge positions in the Nov. 8 election The forum is intended to help voters become informed on each candidate’s positions. The debate was held Oct. 5 at the University of Texas at San Antonio downtown campus. Scroll down to watch the complete video of the forum. Candidates for the following contested races attended the forum: