The River Road Neighborhood Association firmly opposes a controversial and secretive proposal to use city bond funds to demolish San Antonio’s historic Sunken Garden Theater and convert it into an event space that will overwhelm the infrastructure of the entire area. “This is the people’s park. It is not for sale,” says River Road Neighborhood Association Chair Lucy Wilson. “The Brackenridge Park Conservancy has put forward a proposal to use public funds in a private development scheme.”
Written by Sofia Briones on Oct 15 2021 - 3:18pm
NOWCastSA created this resource page after a state agency removed a webpage of resources for LGBTQ youth. Check this list of LGBTQ+ resources to find the support and help you need to navigate life's challenges.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Aug 7 2012 - 12:06pm
Where can you find all the back-to-school events, health fairs and clinics where you can get free backpacks and school supplies, free and low-cost immunization shots? On NOWCastSA's bit.ly/KISSMap. Click the boxes at the top to search for events by date, or type your address in the search field to find the event closest to you. Click on the marker for event details and directions to get there by car or public transportation.
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jan 31 2011 - 12:28pm
UPDATED for 2021: Where you can get free help preparing your income taxes? Check out the map of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) offices in San Antonio. Note: Because of the 2021 Winter Storm disaster, the IRS has extended tax filing deadline to June 15, 2021. Individuals and households who earned up to $55,000 in total income last year are eligible for free income tax preparation and electronic filing.
Written by Rachael Graham on Jan 15 2022 - 12:08pm
San Antonio’s annual MLK March, originally scheduled for Jan 17, 2022, has been canceled and a virtual event will be held in its place. Tune in to TVSA and the City of San Antonio’s Facebook page at 10 a.m. on January 17, 2022, to see the commemorative 2022 Virtual SA MLK March. Scroll down for more information. But first some history: Have you ever wondered why there was no trash pickup on MLK Day?
Written by Texas Tribune on Jan 10 2022 - 12:16pm
By Allyson Waller, The Texas Tribune
Written by Texas Tribune on Dec 27 2021 - 12:13pm
By Kiah Collier, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica, and Maya Miller, ProPublica Jennifer Jinot didn’t expect to retire early from her role as an environmental health scientist for the federal government. She’d spent 26 years assessing the dangers of toxic chemicals for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The job could be frustrating but, more than that, rewarding.
Written by Sofia Briones on Dec 20 2021 - 1:49pm
The City of San Antonio invites the community to a special COVID-19 vaccination clinic, “Miracle at Travis Park” on Wednesday, December 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. As an incentive, Spurs Sports & Entertainment will provide vouchers to Spurs basketball games for each person who gets vaccinated while supplies last at this event. Family activities including concessions and ice skating Spurs promotional giveaways VIA transit will have no cost bus transportation Cost: Free
Written by Texas Tribune on Dec 20 2021 - 12:23pm
By Jolie McCullough, The Texas Tribune As the omicron variant of COVID-19 quickly spreads across the United States, public health experts fear that Texas’ health care system could once again be overwhelmed by the disease within weeks. “It’s really accelerating fast,” said Dr. Peter Hotez, a virologist at Baylor College of Medicine. “I think we’re going to be in the middle of it by Christmas.”