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Written by evrard on Mar 13, 2013
REPLAY VIDEO of the District 5 candidate forum, hosted by the Citizens for Responsive Leadership in District 5 and featuring the five challengers who filed to run for City Council to represent District 5.
Written by City of San Antonio on Mar 07, 2013
District 1 Councilman Diego M. Bernal has asked City staff to work with San Antonio school districts and CPS Energy to implement funding strategies to provide infrastructure improvements that would include installation of new sidewalks and adequate street lighting around the perimeter of schools.
Written by evrard on Feb 18, 2013
REPLAY VIDEO: NOWCastSA webcast Mayor Julian Castro's United State of the City Address on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.
Written by Carlton Soules on Feb 06, 2013
How should a utility respond to the Environmental Protection Agency when negotiating a potentially disastrous billion dollar consent decree? Consider SAWS CEO Robert Puente's answer. "It's like when you are $10,000 behind in your child support and your ex-wife sues," Puente said. "The best thing to do is start paying so you look better when you go before the judge."  
Written by Carlton Soules on Jan 31, 2013
I believe the City’s recent ethics controversies, while painful and embarrassing, may afford us the opportunity to build more transparency into our city government and to create meaningful changes in our ethics policies. But to be successful, I believe we must embrace a comprehensive strategy that includes a thorough review of our current policy. We must make use of expert opinions, best practices, and ensure the process take place in an open, inclusive environment with plenty of public input.