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Written by Edmond Ortiz on May 01, 2019
By Edmond Ortiz Former San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro was among a handful of presidential candidates and other politicians taking part in Conversations About America’s Future, a collaborative series devised by the Texas Tribune and CNN at the South by Southwest festival (SXSW).
Written by Edmond Ortiz on May 01, 2019
By Edmond Ortiz The 2019 South by Southwest (SXSW)  festival featured several San Antonians leading conversations about how best to enhance life for the aging population, tackling the opiod crisis and improving medical care for individuals. Former San Antonio Mayor Henry Cisneros discussed how people ages 55 and up can lead productive lives in growing cities.
Written by JoleneAlmendarez on Apr 29, 2019
With no money, no food, no medicine and no access to basics like showers, scores of asylum seekers began arriving in San Antonio in late March with few options. But a massive joint effort by the City of San Antonio and a legion of nonprofits and volunteers has surrounded the newcomers with hope and resources.
Written by JoleneAlmendarez on Apr 26, 2019
The deadline to protest property taxes is May 15, 2019, two weeks earlier than it has been for the last 40 years, and, according to Bexar County Chief Appraiser Michael Amezquita, homeowners should definitely protest.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Apr 18, 2019
Photo by Marco Verch on Flickr, under a Creative Commons 2.0 license. By Edmond Ortiz for NOWCastSA