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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 26, 2012
We need your help. In May, San Antonio citizens will be asked to vote on a $596 million bond package that includes 140 different projects that are, quite literally, all over the map. With help from you, we can put together the information we all need to make an informed choice on that huge and diverse package of projects. At NOWCastSA, we built this map that identifies and shows the location of each of the projects.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Jan 19, 2012
REPLAY VIDEO: NOWCastSA is webcasting the latest in a series of meetings to get public input on how best to accomplish a "complete streets" effort around HemisFair Park.The meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 24, is scheduled to last until 8 p.m., in the Salon del Rey Ballroom at the Hilton Palacio del Rio on 200 South Alamo across from the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. The meeting will include presentations and group workshops. Free parking at the CPS Energy garage on Navarro Street will be available for attendees.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 19, 2012
You know that annoying "SOPA" Internet protest on Jan. 18 that blacked out everything from Wikipedia to LOLCats?Why should you care?The so-called "Stop Internet Piracy Act" is about as close to your life as the screen where you're reading this article.As written, SOPA could let someone try to blacklist NOWCastSA for daring to webcast the part of a Fiesta parade where the high school band plays "Seventy-six Trombones."
Written by abnaz on Jan 16, 2012
Marchers came from the North and West sides of San Antonio. Some stepped out their East Side doorsteps. Others hailed from Long Island, New York, and Baltimore. They all came to San Antonio’s Martin Luther King Drive to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the 25th annual official march, believed to be the largest such march in the nation.San Antonio Police officials declined to give a crowd estimate, but the parade of marchers stretched a mile long, with crowd organizers believing that it exceeded past years’ estimates of 100,000 people.
Written by nancypjohnson on Jan 11, 2012
Janie Barrera, founding president and CEO of ACCION Texas, Inc., has been appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ San Antonio Branch board of directors.Barrera’s appointment is a three-year term ending Dec. 31, 2014. She will give input into regional economic conditions as part of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy functions.