Special Coverage

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 07, 2015

In an exclusive video interview with NOWCastSA, San Antonio District 1 Councilman Roberto Treviño said ride-hailing company Lyft agreed to return to the city under a pact that includes disclosing to riders - in its app - whether a driver passed a 10-fingerprint background check.

“This agreement is the first of its kind in the United States,” said Treviño.

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 05, 2015

Google Fiber’s vow to install 4,000 miles of gigabit fiber optic cable in San Antonio over the next two years means those who can already afford broadband Internet will be able to purchase it at blazingly faster speeds. A typical home or small business connection could go from 10 Megabits per second to as much as 1,000 Megabits per second.

Written by karensadams on Aug 04, 2015

A Sea Island Shrimp House 50-cent menu promotion turned into a whopping $5,000 donation to the San Antonio Food Bank.

The family owned and operated restaurant group in San Antonio celebrated its 50th anniversary by donating 50 cents to the Food Bank from every “Fresh at 50!” menu item purchased by customers in July.

On August 3, Sea Island CEO Barclay Anthony, handed a check for $5,000 to San Antonio Food Bank CEO Eric Cooper.

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 31, 2015

Updated: When the North East Independent School District Trustees meet on Aug. 10, teachers and staff from the district have a First Amendment right to participate in the public discusion about whether to rename Robert E. Lee High School, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas.

Written by City of San Antonio on Jul 24, 2015

San Antonio is expected to grow by over 1 million people between now and 2040. It is important to plan for this growth so we can make smart choices now to prepare for the future. Join us at one of the meetings listed below, or add your ideas online through August 11, 2015.

At these small-scale open houses, you can:
• Talk about transportation challenges, needs, and solutions
• Explore transportation choices and funding options
• Learn what people have said so far