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Written by Joe Ruiz on Feb 13, 2011
After months of public forums, surveys and input from people who care about San Antonio, a draft report of the SA 2020 plan was released Sunday morning by the Jacksonville Community Council Inc.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 12, 2011
Diego Bernal launched his bid for San Antonio City Council District 1 in Main Plaza in front of San Fernando Cathedral Saturday with guests and supporters including his one-time middle school classmate Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio). You can watch three videos from the webcast of the event here:  
Written by Joe Ruiz on Feb 10, 2011
A town hall meeting on the future of higher education and Texas' projected budget shortfall drew dozens of residents to St. Philip's College on San Antonio's East Side. Rep. Ruth Jones McClendon, D-San Antonio, hosted the forum that featured Texas' Commissioner of Higher Education Raymund Paredes, who took questions from members of the audience at the filled 160-seat Heritage Room. Paredes warned that if state lawmakers approve wide-ranging cuts in education "we will have no money for new students, zilch, zero, nada."
Written by Joe Ruiz on Feb 07, 2011
State Rep. Ruth Jones McClendon, D-San Antonio, will be hosting a public forum to discuss possible measures to reduce Texas' projected $27 billion budget deficit during the 2001 legislative session.McClendon, whose 120th District covers most of San Antonio and Bexar County's East Side, announced the Thursday, Feb. 10 forum in a robocall received by a NOWCastSA staffer on Sunday, Feb. 6. The forum is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m., according to the call.
Written by Graciela Sanchez on Jan 25, 2011
On April 1, 2002, the historic gas station, open-air dance space known as La Gloria was demolished.Hundreds of community residents from the West Side and from all parts of San Antonio joined arms, hearts and minds for over two months to stop the destruction of this landmark building. But the owners of La Gloria, and their cronies at City Council didn’t listen to the community.Y murio La Gloria.