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Written by Susana on Feb 15, 2011
Residents living in the West and Southwest sides of San Antonio met with city planners to find out how their neighborhoods will grow and what redevelopment and conservation efforts are in store.The second public meeting of the West/Southwest Sector was held Tuesday, Feb. 15 at Northwest Vista College located at 3535 N. Ellison Dr. You can watch video from the live Webcast here:
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.