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Written by gsbaird on Mar 16, 2011
We only had 25 at our rally for Texas schools Tuesday, March 15, in Spring Branch, but it was one of 277 similar events held at exactly the same time across the nation. 
Written by Rudi Rodriguez on Mar 16, 2011
Historically, San Antonio has always been the cultural, economic, military and religious hub of Texas. In the late 1700s, San Antonio became the capital of Texas and the most significant city in the realm of Nueva España. Early on, the capital had been in Los Adaes, in far East Texas, but was replaced and its soldiers and citizens were moved to San Antonio upon its closing.
Written by Claudia Sanchez on Mar 14, 2011
As I stood on the sidewalk of Commerce Street watching the thousands of people marching by me, people who had come out in support of the International Women’s Day March, I felt a great sense of pride and joy.This pride and joy came from seeing the marchers, especially the women, because many of the faces I saw were of women leaders in our community.
Written by Bill Israel on Mar 09, 2011
David Broder, the great Washington Post columnist who died Wed., March 9 was a giant in journalism – and a central help to me in a book, just published, which benefitted from Broder’s characteristic generosity and insight.I first connected with Broder a dozen years ago through Karl Rove, the Bush political strategist, who invited Broder to join us by teleconference in a class at the University of Texas at Austin that Rove and I were teaching together in spring of 1998.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Mar 07, 2011
San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro is among those scheduled to speak on Saturday, March 12, on the steps of the Texas Capitol at the Save Texas Schools rally, according to a news release from Save Texas Schools.