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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 19, 2017
More than 50 residents from Tobin Hill and other nearby neighborhoods met with city officials and their councilman April 4 for a spirited conversation about whether 88 properties should be covered by Historic Designation. At the two-hour meeting at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, several residents said they were unhappy about being pressured to be covered under a less stringent Neighborhood Conservation District.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 18, 2017
Residents from the San Antonio’s most ethnically diverse city council district sought pledges from candidates in the May 6 election to fight Islamophobia and protect their neighbors, thousands of whom are refugees and immigrants.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Apr 14, 2017
How do the four candidates for City Council District 2 feel about Neighborhood Conservation Districts, Infill Development Zoning, the city’s S.A.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 12, 2017
Join NOWCastSA at the studio of Texas Public Radio at noon on April 20 for a debate between the top candidates for mayor. 
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 31, 2017
Where do the candidates for mayor of San Antonio stand on increasing funding for nonprofits and delegate agencies? What is the city’s role in helping medically vulnerable children, community foster care, children’s mental health, local education policy and offering sanctuary to immigrants? What are the candidates’ spiritual beliefs and what do they see as the systemic causes of generational poverty? Ivy Taylor and Ron Nirenberg answered those questions and more during the April 3, 2017 Mayoral Candidate Forum on the impact of nonprofits in San Antonio.