Special Coverage

Written by Kris@nowcastsa.org on Dec 03, 2013

Campanas de America is a twelve-piece musical ensemble mariachi band founded in 1978 in San Antonio. Expanding in style from traditional mariachi sounds, the band also uses more diverse instruments including the accordion, keyboards, and a full drum kit. They have performed at the Presidential Hispanic Inaugural Gala in honor of the re-election of Bill Clinton, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., the White House for President and Mrs. Bush, and the Hollywood Bowl. 

Written by lcarter on Nov 30, 2013

Blessed Sacrament Academy (BSA) never ceases to amaze me. During their almost 90 years of existence at 1135 Mission Road, they have maintained steadfast love and care for the people of the ever-changing South Side. The strength of their mission is shared with the children, youth and adults who interact with any of their five different educational, community-based programs, and has no doubt changed more lives than one could count.

Written by Rudy Arispe on Nov 27, 2013

Customers of The Forum at Olympia Parkway were happy to see Santa Claus in a great, big red fire truck crossing the new Forum Parkway ramp at Interstate 35 North on Wednesday morning, Nov. 27. It signaled the end of months of traffic congestion and heavy construction just in time for the anticipated rush of the holiday shopping season starting with Thanksgiving on Nov. 28.

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 25, 2013

On Dec. 3 we hope you will join NOWCastSA as we and hundreds of organizations worldwide celebrate #GivingTuesday and the CrowdRise #GivingTuesday Challenge.

Coming on the heels of of the consumer-centric Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday celebrates the most special part of community - giving back.

Anne Frank said it with uncommon wisdom: "No one has ever become poor by giving."

Written by Rudy Arispe on Nov 21, 2013

About 100 East Side, at-risk youth now have a safe and nurturing environment to go to after school during the critical out-of-school time hours from the time a child leaves school until he or she can be supervised when a parent or adult returns home from work. Recently, SA Youth opened a center at the Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 1600 Simlinger Road.