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Written by City of San Antonio on May 11, 2016
The City of San Antonio is asking for input from the business community and residents to provide their feedback on a proposed ordinance limiting idling of heavy duty vehicles to five minutes. Comments are accepted by letter, phone call, voicemail or e‐mail directed to the City of San Antonio through Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Details of the proposed ordinance are available at www.sanantonio.gov/sustainability.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 30, 2016
REPLAY VIDEO: From the webcast of a C.O.P.S./Metro Alliance assembly to expand its living wages and economic security campaign and commemorate more than 40 years of organizing in San Antonio. The event was Saturday, April 30, 2016, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Thomas Edison High School Auditorium. NOWCastSA donated its services so you could watch live or replay the video later for free, right on this page.
Written by Katie Nickas on Apr 25, 2016
San Antonio has unhealthy levels of ozone that could cause premature death, asthma attacks and heart disease, according to the American Lung Association’s just-released “State of the Air” report. That reinforces the need for regional measures to improve air quality, including an anti-idling ordinance, says San Antonio District 8 City Councilman Ron Nirenberg.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 19, 2016
Replay: As part of the Kennedy Library Forum series, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro discussed social justice issues and current initiatives to expand opportunity for all Americans.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 18, 2016
Leaders of COPS/Metro Alliance, together with other Network of Texas Organizations, will celebrate more than 40 years of organizing for change on Saturday, April 30, from 3 p.m. to  4:30 p.m. at the Thomas Edison High School Auditorium, 701 Santa Monica Street, San Antonio.