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Written by JoleneAlmendarez on Dec 12 2018 - 6:21am
Correction: This story initially attributed details specific only to the fee waiver program to CCHIP. We apologize for the error, which has been corrected. 
Written by AJPesquera on Sep 20 2018 - 11:33am
By Adolfo Pesquera As the justices of the Texas Supreme Court probed attorneys’ arguments over the fate of land next to San Antonio’s landmark Hays Street Bridge, cities across the state watched closely to see if  the case would affect large swaths of public policy.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 12 2018 - 4:02pm
Replay the video: The Supreme Court of Texas heard arguments in the Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group’s lawsuit against the City of San Antonio on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Read NOWCastSA’s coverage of the case here.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 14 2018 - 1:18pm
Representatives of 22 neighborhoods gathered at the April 14 Tier One Neighborhood Coalition meeting to prepare to get involved and speak up as San Antonio rewrites community plans under the SA Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan. Under SA Tomorrow, the city discarded long-standing neighborhood plans that were years in the making. To protect the neighborhoods' future, representatives are gearing up to participate in the planning process.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 12 2018 - 2:50pm
In a victory for the Hays Street Bridge Restoration Group and its recently deceased founder, Doug Steadman, the Historic and Design Review Commission on March 9 rejected a developer’s proposal to erect a 72-foot-tall apartment building next to the 58-foot-tall Hays Street Bridge. (click here to watch video of the entire meeting or click on any quote below to jump straight to that spot in the video.)
Written by AJPesquera on Jan 11 2018 - 8:54pm
by Adolfo Pesquera In the face of citywide opposition led by a well-organized East Side coalition, the developer of a four-story apartment building adjacent to San Antonio's iconic Hays Street Bridge had his request for a Certificate of Appropriateness rejected by the Historic and Design Review Commission on Dec. 6, 2017.
Written by Ben Olivo on Oct 16 2017 - 12:55pm
By Ben Olivo, Folo Media Sometimes at public meetings, when it’s time for citizens to address whatever governmental body is presiding, their questions or concerns aren’t germane to the discussion — they’re off-topic or meant for another body. The first public meeting of Mayor Ron Nirenberg’s housing task force was different. On Tuesday Oct. 3, all of the housing questions that audience members lobbed toward the five-member task force landed. None were off limits. (Watch full video of the meeting here, scroll down to read more)
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 11 2017 - 3:38pm
Updated: Replay the webcast of a conversation about Homelessness in San Antonio, hosted by Dignowity Hill Neighborhood Association,  on Jan. 11, 2017 at Central Library. Scroll down to read an article about the event by Edmond Ortiz.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 2 2016 - 10:58pm
This week’s Edge features a neighborhood coalition pushing back at the city and developers, the healthy eating program, ¡Por Vida! teams up with food trucks, the latest on the Zika virus and our mobile-friendly school supplies and immunizations map.
Written by Antonio Rodriguez on Apr 20 2012 - 6:00pm
The 8th Annual Dignowity Hill Pushcart Derby is scheduled to take place Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012.   The event invites teams from all over the city to build and compete in a race around the neighborhood next to Dignowity Hill Park. Event founder Cruz Ortiz, who calls the event a  “public art intervention,” looks for the event to strengthen the East Side community and highlight the neighborhood as a destination for all San Antonians. The family-friendly event is free and open to the public.