Special Coverage

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 26, 2016

The U.S. Treasury said it will put abolitionist leader and feminist Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, responding to a public campaign to put women’s images on U.S. currency.

What makes Tubman so special?

University of Texas at San Antonio professor Catherine Clinton wrote a biography of Tubman called The Road to Freedom

Written by JayAlmendarez13 on Apr 26, 2016

As her signature initiative, San Antonio Poet Laureate Laurie Ann Guerrero challenged people in the community to write love poems to the city.

The winning poems were transformed into artistic renditions on the walls of the Culture Commons in Plaza De Armas near City Hall.

At NOWCastSA, we recorded the artists’ poems and preserved the enchanting exhibit on video.

We’re releasing the first video now and will be publishing the rest in the series over the next few weeks.

Watch. Share. Repeat.

Written by Katie Nickas on Apr 25, 2016

San Antonio has unhealthy levels of ozone that could cause premature death, asthma attacks and heart disease, according to the American Lung Association’s just-released “State of the Air” report.

That reinforces the need for regional measures to improve air quality, including an anti-idling ordinance, says San Antonio District 8 City Councilman Ron Nirenberg.

Written by BexarCounty on Apr 20, 2016

With the recent World Heritage designation of the San Antonio Missions and the upcoming Tricentennial Celebration, Bexar County is hosting Nuestra Historia - Our History: Spain in Bexar County, an exhibit that tells the story of the 17th and 18th century Spanish colonial exploration and settlement of this area.