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Written by Heather DiMasi on Jul 30, 2010
Looking for a playground in your neighborhood? KaBOOM, a national nonprofit dedicated to saving play for America's children, has a map that is searchable by city or Zip Code so you can find the nearest play area to you.According to KaBOOM's website,
Written by Michele Olivarez on Jul 29, 2010
Once again, Communities in Schools, joined by corporate partners and nonprofit agencies, will Stuff the Bus with school supplies and school uniforms for kids in Bexar County.The long-running yearly project by Communities in Schools began July 25 and runs through Aug. 22. About 1,200 volunteers will be out across the city collecting school supplies Aug 6.
Written by Jennifer Herrera on Jul 23, 2010
San Antonio has embarked on an ambitious effort to make the city a more bike-friendly place. And city planners want your ideas.Julia Diana, senior management analyst for San Antonio’s Sustainable Transportation Sustainable Transportation department, said San Antonio is working on educating residents about cycling issues, including bike safety laws, new bike racks and a bike-share program which is scheduled to launch in 2011.
Written by Andrew Delgado on Jul 16, 2010
Come take a trip from past to the future in our San Antonio Then and Now photo essay and slideshow ... 
Written by George Aranda on Jun 29, 2010
 San Antonio City Council has noticed, in a positive manner, that cycling has increased in the downtown area. So much so that that the council approved a bike-sharing, touring and rental program.Read the City of San Antonio's media release hereThe program will start off with a total of 140 bikes at 14 locations supported by a central hub.