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Written by Joe Ruiz on May 03, 2011
Late last year, leaders at the St. James Parish church on San Antonio's South Side decided to take to the streets to find out the issues that were affecting the populace. The results of their research were presented at a community meeting on Monday, May 2. The answers they received ranged from those at the forefront of the nation's issues to those as small as a church group. Two middle school students, 7th grader Francisco Lugo and 8th grader Martha Reyna, spoke of improving their education and not having many after-school activities other school districts provide.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 01, 2011
In my capacity as the Managing Director of NOWCastSA, I took the unusual move today of unpublishing video of the Alamo Heights Neighborhood Association Election Forum webcast while we edit and correct the identifications of speakers in the video.Here is a copy of the email I sent to Alamo Heights Mayor Louis Cooper today explaining my decision and what led up to it:Louis -
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 28, 2011
Replay the video: NOWCastSA webcast live as San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro, "a child of the West Side,"  and Council members Mary Alice Cisneros (District 1), David Medina, (District 5), Ray Lopez (District 6) and Justin Rodriguez (District 7) lead the first in a series of community meetings to address economic development on the West Side.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 27, 2011
Replay the video: NOWCastSA webcast live as the Alamo Heights Neighborhood Association hosted a free and public candidates' forum Wednesday night at Cambridge Elementary School in Alamo Heights. The forum was moderated by David Martin Davies, News Director for Texas Public Radio.
Written by Susana on Apr 25, 2011
Expansion of the Convention Center, "taming" the intersection of Alamo and Durango streets, removing federal buildings, creating small and large parks connected by intimate linear parks, building an ampitheater, new homes and apartments, a marketplace with varied shops and offices.