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Written by rudyarispe on Jan 09, 2018
Returning Heroes Home is the recipient of a $50,000 gift from TETCO and the Tom Turner Family Foundation to assist San Antonio’s wounded warriors, bringing the total to date $570,000 that the company has donated to the nonprofit organization. Steve Huffman, president of Returning Heroes Home, said the nonprofit will use the TETCO contribution to fund programs and services for injured soldiers and their families on the road to recovery while at Joint Base Fort Sam Houston.
Written by VIA Transit on Dec 20, 2017
VIA Metropolitan Transit has added a third pick-up location and is extending New Year’s Eve Park & Ride Service hours to 1:30 a.m. for those attending the Tricentennial Celebrate 300 event. VIA will offer convenient and affordable service to the Tricentennial event beginning at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 31. Return service will run until 1:30 a.m., Monday, Jan. 1. A third pick-up location has been added for this Park & Ride service, now available at: ·         Crossroads Park & Ride, 151 Crossroads Blvd.
Written by Texas Tribune on Dec 19, 2017
by Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Ruth Jones McClendon, the former longtime state representative from San Antonio, has died. She was 74. State Rep. Barbara Gervin-Hawkins, McClendon's successor, said she died this morning at her home in San Antonio.
Written by Guest on Dec 19, 2017
By Melissa McChesney, Center for Public Policy Priorities The open enrollment period for health insurance is extended to December 31, 2017 for Texans who live in a disaster-affected area, or did when Hurricane Harvey hit. That extends the deadlien by two weeks from the regular open enrollment period for health insurance through the Obamacare Marketplace that ended Friday December 15.
Written by Ben Olivo on Dec 15, 2017
By Ben Olivo San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg put the brakes on a city policy that has lead to an influx of market-rate apartments in the downtown area — which many San Antonians would consider luxury because of the high cost of living there. In making the order at the Governance Committee on Tuesday, he also raised several questions regarding the city’s role in subsidizing its own growth.