Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 07, 2011

Replay the video: The boards of San Antonio Water System and CPS Energy held a first-ever special joint meeting to approve collaborations on one of the state's largest solar installations and a water recyling agreement.

Mayor Julian Castro, an ex-officio member of both boards, requested meeting and presided over the event at the SAWS offices.

NOWCastSA webcast the meeting live. The video will be archived here, so you can watch and see the community comments during the meeting:

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 05, 2011

Replay the video: We webcast the first citywide school board forums on Monday, April 4 and on Tuesday, April 5 with a total of 25 candidates representing nine school districts.

In the lively two-night debates, the online community participated and asked questions about the candidates' views on TAKS tests, using the Rainy Day Fund to offset buget cuts and the future of recess, sports and arts programs.

Written by gabrielle crouse on Apr 05, 2011

We were webcasting the San Antonio Youth Summit from Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.

Students from the southeast campus of Southwest Preparatory School are staffing the webcast with help from the NOWCastSA team.

You can watch the video here.

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 04, 2011

Replay the video: Watch the webcast of  San Antonio's first Citywide School Board Candidates’ Forum.

The two-night event began Monday, April 4 and will continue on Tuesday, April 5, and is hosted by Mayor Julián Castro, area businesses and education organizations. It is being moderated by Steve Spriester of KSAT-12 and Brenda Jimenez of Univision.

Video from Monday's event is archived here. We will livestream Tuesday's event seperately.

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 24, 2011

Replay the video: San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro delivered a United State of the City address to a crowd of more than 1,000 people, calling for an investment in a "Brainpower" community.

"Now is the time to have the conviction to say that if Austin or if Washington is going to pass the buck, we're not going to leave our destiny to chance," Castro said. "We're going to lead by investing when other cities are retrenching."