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Written by southwest worke... on Aug 25, 2014
Join District 4 Councilman Ray Saldana, Southwest Workers Union, and South San ISD as community celebrates decreased industrial truck traffic in the Quintana Road neighborhood.  Six months after community members blocked traffic to tell trucks that they were going the "Wrong Way" by driving through their neighborhood, rather than using the General Hudnell on-ramp built especially for the trucks, "No Thru Trucks" signs were installed and authorities have increased enforcement against truck traffic.
Written by southwest worke... on Aug 22, 2014
On Tuesday, Aug. 26 at the South San Community Center, Southwest Workers Union held a news conference celebrating the installation of "No Thru Truck" signs on Quintana Road and to push for continued shifts towards local, sustainable, community-led economies that support the wellness of Mother Earth.
Written by deborah.charnes... on Aug 15, 2014
In honor of its tenth anniversary in San Antonio, The Union will open its doors Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1, with nine complimentary 60- or 90-minute hot yoga sessions for San Antonio’s first Free Day of Yoga. Free Day of Yoga attracts thousands of participants in Austin, Dallas, Houston, Corpus, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Guam, and now, San Antonio.  Back in 1999, when some yogis in Austin came up with the idea of a smorgasbord of classes for Free Day of Yoga, Stevan Falk was testing the waters with the ancient Indian practice.
Written by City of San Antonio on Aug 07, 2014
Use common sense when traveling with pets With temps closing in on 100 degrees, local pet owners need to think twice before taking their pets to the lake or even while running an errand or two. The South Texas heat can put your pet at risk for overheating because dogs cool their bodies by panting, which is much less effective than sweating. It’s best to leave your pet at home during hot weather, but if you do want your pet to come along you must bear in mind:
Written by evrard on Aug 05, 2014
REPLAY VIDEO: Join NOWCastSA and AARP San Antonio 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16 for the live webcast of AARP's first community conversation on Age-Friendly Communities. Age-Friendly Communities meet the needs of their residents by promoting livable places where residents feel safe and included.