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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 11, 2019
Join NOWCastSA, six neighborhood associations and the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area for a Candidate Forum for City Council District 1 at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 13 at the The Public Theater of San Antonio, 800 W Ashby Place, San Antonio. Thanks to sponsorship from Nelco Media Inc. and from NOWCastSA, anyone can watch the webcast live or replay it later, right on this page.
Written by Cynthia Spielman on Apr 11, 2019
Several years ago, my neighborhood association and each one of its members personally were threatened by a local powerful developer with a lawsuit. We were told that not only would we be sued as an association but each one personally would be “tied up for life” in an expensive legal battle. He said he had lawyers on retainer, so it did not matter to him how long he could drag it out.
Written by JoleneAlmendarez on Apr 05, 2019
        Replay video from the Candidate Accountability Assembly hosted by Communities Organized for Public Service and Metro Alliance (COPS/Metro)  on April 7, 2019 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Watch the webcast here.
Written by JoleneAlmendarez on Apr 05, 2019
Replay NOWCastSA's webcast of MOVE Texas' production of  Saturday Night Live on April 6 at Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex. Don’t have the time or capacity to sit through another tedious candidate forum this election season? Then San Antonio Night Live is the place to catch up on your local election news.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 03, 2019
A mayoral debate hosted by NOWCastSA and sponsored by AARP covered a myriad of issues including gentrification,  transportation, and, yes, the controversial vote to keep Chick-fil-A out of the San Antonio International Airport. The event was a unique opportunity to hear incumbent Mayor Ron Nirenberg and his challenger, District 6 Councilman Greg Brockhouse, address political issues and quality of life issues on how the city can remain accessible to people of all ages.