Special Coverage

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 15, 2015

About 200 people including San Antonio Spurs basketball players and Frenchmen Tony Parker and Boris Diaw came to Main Plaza on Nov. 15, 2015 in response to the terror attacks in Paris, France on Nov. 13.

Here is social media from people who were there, including journalists with MySA.com, Texas Public Radio and the San Antonio Business Journal and KENS5-TV:

Written by Morgans Wonderland on Nov 10, 2015

Morgan’s Wonderland officials today broke ground for a multi-million-dollar expansion, Morgan’s Inspiration Island, the world’s first ultra-accessible splash park where guests of all ages and abilities can get wet and have fun together.

“In many ways, creating Morgan’s Inspiration Island feels a lot like it did when our team designed and built Morgan’s Wonderland with special-needs individuals in mind  – it’s never been done before,” said Gordon Hartman, CEO of The Gordon Hartman Family Foundation.

Written by City of San Antonio on Nov 09, 2015

The City of San Antonio Department of Human Services is accepting applications from individuals interested in serving on the Community Action Advisory Board (CAAB). To be eligible, individuals must be 18 years of age or older and a resident of a selected service area with an interest in serving individuals and families living in poverty. Applicants must be able to demonstrate their ability to represent low-income individuals and families for the service area for which they are applying.

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 04, 2015

After dozens of local leaders donated time and ideas to launch ConnectHome and bring high-speed Internet to low-income families, San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor laid out the long odds and the tall challenge ahead.

A child born in a poor census tract today "has less than a 1-in-20 chance of escaping poverty," Taylor told the group.

Written by mfink1 on Nov 03, 2015

As a Communications Director for an adoption agency, I am often asked a lot of interesting questions, especially since a large part of my job involves going out into the community and talking with other agencies, organizations and individuals. Everyone seems to want to know about adoption and how it works.