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Written by Valerie Lambardia on Sep 12, 2017
The San Antonio Health Collaborative held a Community Health Town Hall Meeting on April 17, 2017 to talk about access to health care, social determinants of health and how to create healthy communities. Ana Sandoval was the only candidate who came to the event, which was held at Woodlawn Pointe. Watch the conversation between moderator Caroline Bergeron of the Health Collaborative and Sandoval and listen to the audience question and answer session afterwards.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 08, 2017
Replay the video as Texas Tribune's Evan Smith interviews San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg: (click here or use the player below)  
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 06, 2017
Mayor Ron Nirenberg and District 2 Councilman Cruz Shaw discussed issues including the removal of the Confederate monument, equity in the budget process, and spent a little time with a tamandua during the Sept., 6, 2017 edition of #AskRon at the San Antonio Zoo. Replay it here:
Written by Maria Gardner on Aug 30, 2017
By Maria Gardner If a federal judge does not block the anti-immigration law, San Antonio police will have to write new rules in the manual and retrain the force in immigration law, Police Chief William McManus told members of COPS/Metro Alliance.  Senate Bill 4, the “sanctuary cities” ban, allows local and campus police to question a person’s legal status and makes it a crime for officials such as McManus to have policies that are inconsistent with the law.
Written by Texas Tribune on Aug 28, 2017
by Alana Rocha, The Texas Tribune For many Texans ravaged by the rain and winds Hurricane Harvey carried ashore this past weekend, filing an insurance claim for the damage their property sustained is probably the farthest thing from their minds right now. But waiting to submit a claim after Sept. 1 could cost them big.