Special Coverage

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 24, 2015

Faith-based groups, lawyers, community leaders and elected officials nationwide are imploring the federal government to release asylum-seeking mothers and their children who are being held in prison-like conditions in South Texas. 

Solidarity with Central American Refugees

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 24, 2015

NOWCastSA teamed up with Texas Public Radio to spend time learning more about the personal qualities of  the four front-runners in the 2015 campaign for mayor of San Antonio.

Texas Radio produced an audio profile of each candidate that paired with a longer video piece produced by NOWCastSA. Here, in order of the votes they garnered in the May 9 election, are the stories:

Written by rmcmer on Apr 21, 2015

Goodwill Industries of San Antonio is celebrating Fiesta 2015 in a big way by commemorating its 70th Anniversary with a special Fiesta Medal contest and donation
campaign.

The nonprofit will give away 70 medals to Facebook fans throughout Fiesta. For a chance to win this coveted keepsake, “like” Goodwill San Antonio on Facebook and correctly answer a trivia question for that day. Selection of the winners will be done by daily, random drawing.

Additionally, people can also obtain a medal for a minimum $5 donation at the downtown Goodwill store at 406 W. Commerce.

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 19, 2015

The San Antonio regulation that Uber rejects was co-authored by executives of the ride-hailing service, according to top city leaders who negotiated and drafted the ordinance. 

Written by pauliedigi on Apr 19, 2015

When most people hear "civic engagement," the first thing that comes to mind is voting. Through voting, citizens hold the ultimate power of choosing who represents them in government. This power is extremely important, but the process of civic engagement requires so much more than registering to vote and filling out a ballot.