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Written by Joe Ruiz on Feb 10, 2011
A town hall meeting on the future of higher education and Texas' projected budget shortfall drew dozens of residents to St. Philip's College on San Antonio's East Side. Rep. Ruth Jones McClendon, D-San Antonio, hosted the forum that featured Texas' Commissioner of Higher Education Raymund Paredes, who took questions from members of the audience at the filled 160-seat Heritage Room. Paredes warned that if state lawmakers approve wide-ranging cuts in education "we will have no money for new students, zilch, zero, nada."
Written by Susana on Feb 08, 2011
Watch video interviews with some San Antonio residents with this update. Thousands of senior citizens from San Antonio and across Texas rallied on the steps of the Texas Capitol to call on Gov. Rick Perry and state legislators to use caution in determining which programs face budget cuts to combat an expected shortfall.
Written by Susana on Feb 07, 2011
The City of San Antonio and the San Antonio River Authority unveiled the MidTown Brackenridge Master Plan, which affects the neighborhoods of Mahnke Park, Tobin Hill, Monte Vista, 
Written by Joe Ruiz on Feb 03, 2011
Anybody looking to adopt a new dog or cat can find reduced rates at the Animal Defense League of Texas.
Written by Susana on Feb 03, 2011
By the hundreds, the homeless arrive wrapped in blankets, some with threadbare shoes and some with children in tow, bracing against the icy cold gripping San Antonio.