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Written by Rudy Arispe on Mar 28, 2017
The SA Cancer Council (formerly the CTRC Council) will honor Dr. Ian Thompson, past director of the UT Health’s Cancer Therapy and Research Center, and Carla Bergner, Volunteer of the Year, during the organization’s Spring Luncheon fundraiser from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, April 10 at the Omni Hotel San Antonio, 9821 Colonnade Blvd.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 23, 2017
Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated March 25, 2017 as the 20th anniversary of the march when it is the 21st anniversary of the event.  The César E. Chávez Legacy and Educational Foundation (CECLEF) will present its 21st Anniversary César E. Chávez March for Justice on Saturday, March 25.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 23, 2017
Political and technology leaders from San Antonio were out in force for the duration of the interactive portion of South by Southwest in Austin. Choose San Antonio wrapped up its Casa San Antonio activation at the Half Step bar on March 12. But before the closure, the nonprofit group hosted a day’s worth of presentations revolving around Smart City initiatives.
Written by Texas Tribune on Mar 20, 2017
  by Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune March 17, 2017 For weeks, it’s been clear that the Texas “bathroom bill” would face a less-than-friendly reception in the Texas House.
Written by Daniel Serna on Mar 17, 2017
During a March 9  town hall on Senate Bill 6 (SB6) “the bathroom bill” was disrupted by audience members protesting a lack of transgender representation on the panel. If signed into Texas law, the Republican-backed measure will force people to use public restrooms matching their biological gender, rather than the gender they identify with, which would primarily affect the LGBTQ community.