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Written by Elizabeth Allen on Dec 22, 2011
December 23 marks the 40th anniversary of the signing of the National Cancer Act, which established funding and designations for cancer centers like the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.Partly because of the national support for research set up through this act, several once-deadly cancers are very treatable today.
Written by City of San Antonio on Dec 16, 2011
Updated for 2017: When do you have to take out the trash during the Christmas and New Year's break? Monday trash, recycling and garbage will be collected on Tuesday Dec. 26 and Jan. 2, while Tuesday collection moves to Wednesday Dec. 27 and Jan. 3. Got that? City Hall and most municipal offices will be closed Dec. 25, 2017-Jan. 1, 2018 in observance of the holiday season. Public safety and emergency services will remain in operation. Other City services will operate as follows: Open:
Written by nancypjohnson on Dec 16, 2011
With mere days left until Christmas, some local nonprofits are grappling with less donations during their biggest push of the year.The local Salvation Army has collected $12,000 less than what it had by this time last year for Angel Tree donations and the Red Kettle campaign is on track to fall short $20,000 compared to last year, said Danny Hermosillo, Salvation Army San Antonio Area Command Business Administrator.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Dec 07, 2011
After a relatively quiet discussion by the bond committee focused on streets and sidewalks, members of the parks committee shifted dollars around to potentially increase funding to one of the city's oldest parks in an effort to modernize and enhance its appeal.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 01, 2011
Check out the brand new website of CI:Now, the collaborative that is a funder and co-founder of NOWCastSA.CI:Now, short for Community Information Now, is a partnership of more than 25 public, private, governmental, educational and healthcare organizations working together to "democratize the data" since 1998.