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Written by evrard on Oct 24, 2011
REPLAY VIDEO: You can join in as former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor speaks to students at Texas A&M University-San Antonio about iCivics.org, a web-based education project designed to teach civics and inspire students to actively participate in our democracy.NOWCastSA will webcast the event live from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and you can watch video on this page or come back later and replay the video here.
Written by evrard on Oct 20, 2011
REPLAY VIDEO: NOWCastSA webcast live on Oct. 24 when former U.S.  Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson visited with civic leaders in San Antonio.The justices will discuss iCivics, a web-based education project designed to teach students civics and inspire them to be active participants in our democracy. The presentation is scheduled to begin after 7 p.m. The event is not open to the public, but the webcast will be available live and after the fact.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Oct 17, 2011
The second public meetings to discuss the future of downtown San Antonio was held Oct. 26.The meeting is designed to show off specifics of how the public's feedback at a July hearing was incorporated into the Downtown Strategic Framework Plan. Video from NOWCastSA's webcast of the earlier meeting is here.UPDATE, 10:21 a.m., Oct. 27: Lack of Internet connectivity prevented us from webcasting, but we recorded it for posting.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Sep 16, 2011
By an 8 to 3 vote, the San Antonio City Council approved its $2.2 billion budget Thursday, with a few amendments made after multiple public hearings and ongoing debates.The first item listed under the heading, "Expenditure Adjustments," had a special significance for me:"Add resources to fully restore staff to Music program to Parks and Recreation Department rather than using contract services - $144,997"
Written by nancypjohnson on Sep 14, 2011
REPLAY THE VIDEO: Voices for Children of San Antonio hosted the 13th annual Congress on Children Friday, Sept. 23, 2011. Aimed at policy makers, social workers, teachers and others who work with young people, the one-day conference featured many child experts.The event at the Sky Room at the University of the Incarnate Word was not open to the public, but you can replay the video of NOWCastSA's webcast of the event here. The broadcast was sponsored by Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc.