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Written by David McLemore on Jun 03, 2010
If you couldn't join us during the live webcast of the SAWS public hearing on a proposed new water rate structure, you can watch an archive of the video here. SAWS officials explained the proposal that will raise rates for high-end users but would result in lower rates for lower water use. Hear questions by other residents who attended the hearing, and feel free to add your own questions or comments via the chat window next to the video.  
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 29, 2010
NOWCastSA streamed live video of an open discussion about food policy in San Antonio, and how to access fresh food in the community.You can see the archived version of the video below. Video starts at 7:52.
Written by Antonio Rodriguez on May 14, 2010
Zoom in on our UPDATED map of San Antonio area farmers' markets to find out where you can get some fresh fruits and veggies today! You can help make our map of farmers' markets in San Antonio more colorful and interactive with your photos, videos and stories. Send us your pics and favorite market stories so we can add them to the map and let other folks know. Send us an email: news@nowcastsa.org.
Written by Heather DiMasi on May 12, 2010
Get a look behind the scenes at Phil Hardberger Park, through our photos, slideshow and video today. Then go enjoy the shaded nature trails, playground and the city's third dog park which opened to the public on May 15.  
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 05, 2010
With help from you, NOWCastSA helped expand an important neighbor-to-neighbor conversation about people's health. More than 50 people from nearby neighborhoods came to the Benavides Learning & Leadership Development Center on San Antonio's West Side on May 5 for a conversation about community health issues.

 Event organizers shared maps of health data and other health information with the neighbors, hoping to spark conversations that will lead to better health for the people of San Antonio.