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Written by Susana on Sep 23, 2010
Mayor Julian Castro said he wants to know how San Antonians want to see the city grow over the next decade. Looks like he's going to get his wish.More than 1,000 people have already signed up for the mayor's launch of SA2020 to help set the agenda on improving San Antonio’s quality of life during the next decade.
Written by Susan Finch on Sep 11, 2010
 A federal appeals court panel rejected claims by two San Antonio organizations who said the city's 2008 parade permit ordinance violates their free speech rights by charging them fees that other groups don't have to pay.In their 39-page decision, three 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges ruled Sept. 8 that the parade permit ordinance is constituional as written. Their conclusion dealt a setback to the San Antonio Free Speech Coalition and International Women's Day March Planning Committee, which sued to stop enforcement of the parade law.
Written by David McLemore on Sep 10, 2010
Mayor Julian Castro will attend celebrations for the 200th anniversary of Mexico’s independence from Spain as part of the official presidential delegation.Castro was asked by the White House to participate in the one-day visit that concludes Sept. 14 at a dinner for dignitaries from across the world hosted by Mexican President Felipe Calderon.“I'm honored to be part of a delegation commemorating an event that shaped the course of history not only in Mexico, but in the United States and the world," said Castro in a statement released by his office.
Written by David McLemore on Sep 09, 2010
It was the day when everything changed. The terrorist attacks on U.S. soil nine years ago on September 11 shocked the world and put America on the front lines of the war on terrorism.On this ninth anniversary, as the nation pauses in solemn remembrance, each of us will recall what we did that day, how we wept and grew angry and became a little less certain of the future. And, perhaps, look for a way to reconnect that day of tragedy to somehow making the world a little better.
Written by David McLemore on Sep 07, 2010
Watch videos from the first of three public workshops on the MidTown Brackenridge Master Plan, which affects the neighborhoods of Mahncke Park, Tobin Hill, Monte Vista,