Editors Note: This column was published in 2016 prior to the city council's vote for the SAPOA contract. The final vote of the City Council approved the contract (9-2) with the two dissenting votes cast by Ron Nirenberg (D8) and Rey Saldaña (D4). NOWCastSA was at the protest and rally that occurred a day before the vote and captured video and photos of the participants.
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Written by Rick Noriega on Feb 14 2015 - 6:54pm
If nearly 50,000 more Texas students had an opportunity to go to college, most would agree that this would be good for our state. This has occurred in Texas this past decade because of the nearly unanimous bipartisan support and passage of House Bill 1403 (the Texas Dream Act) signed by Governor Rick Perry in 2001.
Written by Claudia Sanchez on Mar 14 2011 - 6:06pm
As I stood on the sidewalk of Commerce Street watching the thousands of people marching by me, people who had come out in support of the International Women’s Day March, I felt a great sense of pride and joy.This pride and joy came from seeing the marchers, especially the women, because many of the faces I saw were of women leaders in our community.