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Written by JoleneAlmendarez on Nov 7 2018 - 8:36am
More than half of San Antonio voters supported Beto O'Rourke, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, but it wasn't enough to put him over the top in the Nov. 6 General Election.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 29 2018 - 7:50am
Leaders of the Westside Neighborhood Associations Coalition told the mayor, city council members and state representatives that they are being disrespected and treated like “guinea pigs” in the SA Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan process.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 7 2018 - 12:57pm
Three hundred people turned out for a #RallyForOurChildren at the Guadalupe Plaza in San Antonio on May 31, 2018.     The event was the first of several across Texas and the U.S. to protest the Trump administration's recent policy of separating children - some  younger than 2 years old - from their immigrant parents at the border. The United Nations says taking children from their parents is illegal.
Written by Guest (not verified) on May 28 2018 - 8:17pm
The #WhereAreTheChildren rally in San Antonio will be on Thursday, May 31, at 7 p.m. at Guadalupe Plaza, 723 South Brazos St.
Written by Texas Tribune on May 4 2018 - 5:07pm
By Regina Mack, The Texas Tribune Lawmakers in Texas have debated school finance for years, but have so far struggled to come up with a way to reform the way the state funds its public schools.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 14 2018 - 6:40pm
Elected leaders and pro-immigrant groups came together on the steps of San Antonio City Hall on March 14, 2018 and vowed to keep fighting the anti-immigrant law, SB 4 one day after judges on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld most of the Texas law. (scroll down to watch complete video of the 30-minute event)
Written by Maria Gardner on Jan 29 2018 - 11:56am
In Trinity Professor Christine Drennon’s presentation “Redeeming the American Dream: A conversation on housing equitability and gentrification in San Antonio,” she examines government policies that made obtaining the American Dream nearly impossible for African American and Mexican communities in San Antonio.   The Jan. 14, 2018 DreamWeek presentation continued with a panel moderated by Dignowity Hill Neighborhood Association president Brian Dillard discussing the implications of historic inequity and possible solutions. Panel Members:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 5 2017 - 8:24pm
The San Antonio Police Chief, the Bexar County Sheriff and District Attorney condemned the bill banning sanctuary policies, and were joined by C.O.P.S./Metro leaders who said they “refuse to give up a culture of hospitality and welcoming the stranger.”
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 7 2017 - 12:51am
Editor's Note: This story has been updated throughout due to breaking news.  State Rep. Diego Bernal has withdrawn from participating in a panel discussion at South by Southwest, the annual Austin festival that begins Friday.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 2 2017 - 4:48pm
Editor's Note: This story has been updated throughout.  There will be more than San Antonian taquerias, musicians and filmmakers demonstrating their talent at this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) festival. Several local representatives from the high technology, culinary arts and educational sectors will gather in Austin to discuss how San Antonio has now become known more than a tourist town. The annual convergence of interactive technology, music and cinema begins March 10.