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Written by championac on Sep 09, 2011
It has been heartbreaking to watch the news lately with entire portions of the state on fire. New fires are popping up every day, and there’s no rain in sight. We’ve had some customers call in and ask questions regarding their homes and the smoke and ash from the fires. I wanted to share the answers here, as well.
Written by nancypjohnson on Sep 06, 2011
We have been monitoring the local Texas Wildfires and the tremendous support across San Antonio. The community's pulling together to help one another is most impressive. Here are some of the highlights, all in one place. Thanks to all for the great posts. View "#SATXWILDFIRE --The wildfire highlights from San Antonio." on Storify
Written by Elizabeth Allen on Sep 02, 2011
Early in the day on Saturday, Sept. 10, more than 275 people will gather, shotguns in hand, on a hillside near San Antonio’s western edge. In teams of five, they’ll take turns firing at sporting clays in the 18th annual Vulcan Materials Funshoot, a competition to benefit the Cancer Therapy & Research Center at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.
Written by evrard on Aug 31, 2011
Updated Sept. 5, 2013: San Antonio Food Bank and Whataburger launched the 4rd annual SA Goes Orange, a month-long campaign designed to encourage everyone in southwest Texas to "Go Orange" and take action to fight hunger during September, Hunger Action Month. According to a press release, more than 230,000 people in Southwest Texas rely on the Food Bank’s network of programs and services— and more than 500,000 Southwest Texans are at risk of going hungry.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Aug 30, 2011
Admittedly, I haven't spent much of my own time taking initiative in keeping San Antonio clean, which is why I jumped at the chance to do a little volunteer effort and paint over graffiti on park benches as part of the launch of a city effort to promote graffiti cleanup.Early on the morning of August 30 -- very early for this writer --  the city kicked off its Graffiti Wipeout Volunteer Days program for the month of September by inviting members of the media to volunteer their time covering graffiti.