Catch Up and Get Ahead with the Edge for the week of August 15. This week: the City responds to criticism of the Brackenridge Park draft master plan by backing off and listening, Westside residents plan for the future the Lower Fredericksburg Road Corridor, City Council passes the SA Tomorrow plan, and the deadly results of unsafe ozone levels.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 9 2016 - 8:09pm
On this week’s Edge, how to improve our dismal voter turnout rate, what’s missing in the police union’s contract with the city, the long history of gentrification and displacement, and how the whole community benefits when a kid gets an immunization shot. This edition of the Edge is sponsored in part by NOWCastSA nonprofit member Friends of Communities in Schools San Antonio. To learn more about sponsorship, click here.
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 CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 20 2016 - 9:57pm
This week’s edge includes: Beacon Hill Area Neighborhood Association and a heavy-handed developer, Esperanza Peace and Justice Center's "Take Back Our City,” video from conversations across San Antonio about racism, a critical look at the Alazán Creek trail project and an extraordinary portrait of the city’s visual artists. Beacon Hill Area Neighborhood Association SLAPPed by Developer
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 12 2016 - 8:58pm
Welcome to a special edition of the Edge. Many of us are looking for guidance on how to move forward after the tragedies last week: The cowardly ambush that killed five police officers in Dallas, and the police shootings in the days before that killed two black men, Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minnesota, and Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Written by admin_charlotteanne on Jul 6 2016 - 6:08pm
This week: San Antonio hits a Level Two Heat Advisory, what the new anti-idling ordinance means; more on the Brackenridge Park draft master plan and a look back at San Antonio Pride festival and parade. : Extreme Heat
Written by Jeremy Cash on Jun 29 2016 - 4:48pm
This week: Learn what happened at public hearings for the Brackenridge Park draft master plan, how residents in Dimmit County banded together to reject a family detention center in their community, the life and times of Alan Weinkrantz, and where you need to be for your Fourth of July celebration. Brackenridge Park Draft Master Plan
Written by admin_charlotteanne on Jun 21 2016 - 9:07am
This week: Learn what happened when Donald Trump came to town, and how small businesses are hurt when unregulated ride-hailing competitors Uber and Lyft arrive. Trump in San Antonio
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 14 2016 - 7:00pm
This week on the Edge: A proposal to cut $1.3 million from San Antonio's Community Safety Net - services for domestic violence victims and the homeless; a San Antonio vigil for Orlando, a Conversation with the Texas Hunger Initiative and an anthology of videos about Kelly Allen, the trailblazing pastor of San Antonio's University Presbyterian Church. San Antonio FY 2017 Budget