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Written by ChristineChapa on Sep 17, 2010
The Bring Solar Home campaign helps homeowners with information on rebates, tax-credits and low-interest solar loansSolar energy for your home is affordable and can significantly reduce your monthly utility bill.Over the past two years, we have seen the cost of installing a solar electric system drop more than 50 percent.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 14, 2010
Check out this glimpse of the NOWCastSA.com team at work on the story of Hot Wells, the legendary bath house and resort that thrived in San Antonio during the late 1800s and early part of the 20th Century.Journalist David McLemore describes the ruins while video producer Antonio Rodriguez shoots images for the story package. Also on-site that day are NOWCastSA Web producer Heather DiMasi and Intern Andrew Delgado.This video was taken by NOWCastSA.com Project Coordinator Charlotte-Anne Lucas, using a Nokia N-95 on Friday, Sept. 10.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 08, 2010
San Antonio opened a special, temporary brush collection site and extended the hours of the main Bitters Brush Recycling Center to help residents cope with the dozens of uprooted and downed trees and brush in the wake of Tropical Storm Hermine.
Written by David McLemore on Sep 07, 2010
Watch videos from the first of three public workshops on the MidTown Brackenridge Master Plan, which affects the neighborhoods of Mahncke Park, Tobin Hill, Monte Vista, 
Written by Heather DiMasi on Sep 03, 2010
Graffiti tagging is no stranger to San Antonio's urban and residential areas. Drive just about anywhere, and you'll see the spray-painted images and "signatures" on the sides of buildings, fences, utility boxes, you name it.The City of San Antonio's Housing and Neighborhood Services Department, in an effort to gather community support to clean up graffiti in our neighborhoods, has declared Sept. 18 and 25 Graffiti Wipeout Days.