Special Coverage

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 12, 2015

Updated with video: North East Independent School District Trustees agreed to investigate the process for changing the name of Robert E. Lee High School after public comment on the issue dominated the school board meeting for the third month in a row.

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 10, 2015

You told the story better than anyone else could in your Twitter, Facebook and Instagrams - so here is artpace Chalk It Up 2015 through your eyes and the eyes of your neighbors:

(Let us know what we missed in an email to news@nowcastsa.org ) (Previous Chalk It Up coverage)

Written by MichaelWhite on Oct 07, 2015

Cities like San Antonio should consider lowering the voting age to 16 or 17 to increase voter turnout, scholar and civic engagement expert Peter Levine said in an interview with NOWCastSA at the 2015 Civic Engagement Summit at University of Texas at San Antonio.

Watch his interview here

Written by City of San Antonio on Oct 06, 2015

The City of San Antonio announced today plans to address City regulations regarding the feeding of the homeless that supports charitable feeding in a safe manner. The plan was presented to the City Council’s Housing Committee this morning following a review of best practices, current regulations and input from to stakeholders.

You can replay video from the July 28 Homeless Feeding Summit here.

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 05, 2015

Updated: District 8 Councilman Ron Nirenberg proposed moving San Antonio municipal elections to November, which he said could increase voter turnout by 300 percent or more.

Speaking at University of Texas at San Antonio Civic Engagment Summit on Oct. 5, Nirenberg said the move would require a change in the City Charter and state law, and the November date "could have a profound effect on student participation."