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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 03, 2017
Replay the video from the forum, “Transportation Needs of San Antonio: How are we preparing for the future?” hosted by the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area on Monday, Oct. 9 at the San Antonio Central Library, 600 Soledad St. Thanks to donations from viewers like you, you can replay the video free, right on this page.
Written by Trey Herrera on Oct 03, 2017
San Antonio will start a six-week project on Oct. 6 to rebuild four intersections along Frio Street. Because the work will be cut off certain areas and affec people’s normal routes to work, VIA bus routes in the Centro Plaza area will follow several designated detours. The project is expected to last four to six weeks, during this time time VIA will have employees at the designated areas to help customers. Signs will direct people to the detours and VIA will try to keep everyone updated on social media of project progression .
Written by Ben Olivo on Oct 02, 2017
The first open meeting of Mayor Ron Nirenberg’s newly-assembled housing task force is set for 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, at the San Antonio Central Library, 600 Soledad St. In mid August, Nirenberg announced the five-member task force — built to address San Antonio’s most pressing housing needs, such as gentrification and the shortage of affordable housing units. At Tuesday’s meeting, Nirenberg expects the group to identify goals — both short- and long-term — and craft a timeline.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 20, 2017
During the Sept., 20, 2017 edition of #AskRon,  San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and District 3 Councilwoman Rebecca Viagran were at at Don Pedro's on the South Side discussing issues including business development, street racing accidents, building community trust with law enforcement, equity in the budget, community health, National Night Out, promoting volunteerism and relief efforts for Mexico City.
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.