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Written by rudyarispe on Feb 17, 2011
With spring around the corner, vegetables at the Dan Cook Dream Garden will soon be harvested, thanks to a group of kids who got their hands dirty to fight obesity and diabetes in their West Side community.Children from kindergarten age all the way to the eighth grade planted the vegetables on Jan. 21 at the garden, located on 1215 W. Poplar.It’s one of several ongoing community projects that are promoting healthy eating habits, community involvement and outdoor activities on the West Side.
Written by championac on Feb 17, 2011
I got an interesting flyer in the mail this week from CPS Energy. It was all about the utility’s STEP program, which sets a goal to cut down on energy usage each year. Turns out San Antonio met last year’s goal – and actually exceeded it by quite a bit. That’s good news.
Written by Susana on Feb 15, 2011
Residents living in the West and Southwest sides of San Antonio met with city planners to find out how their neighborhoods will grow and what redevelopment and conservation efforts are in store.The second public meeting of the West/Southwest Sector was held Tuesday, Feb. 15 at Northwest Vista College located at 3535 N. Ellison Dr. You can watch video from the live Webcast here:
Written by Joe Ruiz on Feb 14, 2011
Whether or not you have the day off on President's Day, Feb. 21, you may still be wondering, "Will my garbage be picked up?"The City of San Antonio has released its modified schedule for the upcoming holiday. The info below comes from a news release by the city.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Feb 13, 2011
After months of public forums, surveys and input from people who care about San Antonio, a draft report of the SA 2020 plan was released Sunday morning by the Jacksonville Community Council Inc.