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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 07, 2018
NOWCastSA webcast The Alamo Citizen Advisory Committee meeting on June 7, 2018 from the Witte Museum Prassel Auditorium. The committee heard a presentation by the design team on draft site plan and strategy for Alamo Plaza. Afterwards, the committee members discuss the presentation and their reaction to the draft plan. Anyone can replay it here for free, right here on this page, thanks to generous support from Myfe Moore. (Scroll down for additional details and context)
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 07, 2018
Three hundred people turned out for a #RallyForOurChildren at the Guadalupe Plaza in San Antonio on May 31, 2018.     The event was the first of several across Texas and the U.S. to protest the Trump administration's recent policy of separating children - some  younger than 2 years old - from their immigrant parents at the border. The United Nations says taking children from their parents is illegal.
Written by Glenda Wolin on Jun 05, 2018
By Glenda Wolin Not guilty! That was one of the themes of the rousing keynote speech by Erika Prosper at the San Antonio League’s 2018 Annual Luncheon, held April 19, 2018. Not “not guilty” in the sense of a verdict, but in the sense that as women, we cannot let ourselves feel guilt over not being able to do everything we feel is expected of us, said Prosper, who is married to San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg.
Written by AJPesquera on Jun 03, 2018
By Adolfo Pesquera On the same day it agreed to hear arguments in the Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group’s lawsuit against the City of San Antonio, the Supreme Court of Texas ruled against another Texas city in a case with significant similarities.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 01, 2018
Join the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area and NOWCastSA for a forum on Eminent Domain, on Monday, June 4 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the San Antonio Central Library auditorium, 600 Soledad St., San Antonio. Former Congressman Charles Gonzalez will moderate the discussion. Panelists include: Cassie Gresham, Principal, Attorney and Counselor Braun and Gresham, PLLC; Britin Bostick, Principal, Stewardship Strategies; Marissa Patton, Associate Legislative Director, Texas Farm Bureau and Michael Carpenter, Mayor of Schertz.