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Written by VIA Transit on Jul 07, 2014
The South San Antonio Chamber of Commerce has endorsed VIA Metropolitan Transit’s modern streetcar project as a welcome development that will benefit the local economy and provide more travel options for the Alamo City.
Written by evrard on Jul 02, 2014
Replay the video from the July 8 webcast of the third and final New Wheatley Community School Development Gathering at Wheatley Middle School, 415 Gabriel St. Wheatley Middle School has been identified as a community school host in EastPoint, a 4-square-mile area located on the Eastside of San Antonio, encompassing Eastside Promise Neighborhood and Choice Neighborhood.
Written by City of San Antonio on Jul 02, 2014
The 4th of July holiday is this Friday and with it comes the responsibility of families to celebrate safely and legally. The purchase, use and/or transport of fireworks within the city limits of San Antonio is illegal and the violation is a Class C misdemeanor which can carry a fine of up to $2,000. There were an estimated 17,800 fires started across the country by fireworks in 2011 resulting in 40 injuries and about $32-million dollars in direct property damage, according to the National Fire Protection Association.
Written by City of San Antonio on Jul 01, 2014
The Northeast Corridor (NEC) Revitalization Plan was approved last week by City Council in an effort to encourage reinvestment in the area.  Encompassing an area of approximately 1.8 miles, this plan focuses on two key commercial corridors: Perrin Beitel Rd. (from IH 410 to Thousand Oaks Dr.) Nacogdoches Rd. (from Thousand Oaks Dr. to O’Connor Rd.).  
Written by deborah.charnes... on Jun 21, 2014
Progreso Financiero disbursed more than one billion dollars over the last eight years.  Through its network of more than 110 locations, including one at the HEB at McCreless Mall,  Progreso has provided over 700,000 loans to more than 370,000 customers, the majority of whom earn median incomes below $29,000.