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Written by Joe Ruiz on Dec 12, 2011
In November 2010, voters approved -- by an overwhelming margin -- a $515 million bond package for the San Antonio Independent School District.The bond included a proposed $35 million for renovations to Alamo Stadium and the Alamo Convocation Center next door. What has been of contention since before the election is the specifics of those renovations for Alamo Stadium, including the potential placement of a professional-sized soccer field inside the stadium. A new field would require the removal of a track currently bordering the regulation football field.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Nov 29, 2011
REPLAY VIDEO: Information and general updates about the latest downtown transportation projects will be made in an open forum on Tuesday, Nov. 29. NOWCastSA will webcast the specific presentations about the Downtown Transportation Study, the HemisFair Park Area Framework Plan and the VIA Long Range Plan.The presentations will begin at 5:45 p.m. and be repeated beginning at 7:15 p.m. for those who wish to attend at the San Antonio Central Library at 600 Soledad Street. The open house begins at 5:30 p.m. and lasts until 8:30 p.m.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 14, 2011
REPLAY THE VIDEO: NOWCastSA webcast live as the four San Antonio Bond Committees met to discuss and vote on the projects to include in the $596 million bond package that voters will decide on May 12, 2012. The committees met Nov. 14-17 and took a bus tour of selected projects on Dec. 3. On Dec. 5, 6, 7 and 8, the committees met again at the Cliff Morton Development & Business Services Center and voted on the packages to reccomend that City Council approve during its Jan. 18, 2012 meeting.
Written by nancypjohnson on Oct 25, 2011
Early voting began this week for the Nov. 2 general election that will decide the Texas governorship, members of Congress, the Texas Legislature, state, district, county offices and water district board members.Early voting will end Friday, Oct. 29. The Bexar County Elections website includes a list of polling places and information.On weekdays, polling places will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Saturday, voting hours will be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Written by evrard on Oct 24, 2011
REPLAY VIDEO: You can join in as former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor speaks to students at Texas A&M University-San Antonio about iCivics.org, a web-based education project designed to teach civics and inspire students to actively participate in our democracy.NOWCastSA will webcast the event live from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and you can watch video on this page or come back later and replay the video here.