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 2022: Where you can get free help preparing your income taxes? Check out the map of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) offices in San Antonio. Individuals and households who earned up to $55,000 in total income last year are eligible for free income tax preparation and electronic filing. As coronavirus, COVID-19 continues to spread across the U.S. and the globe, the VITA San Antonio Coalition is responding to the ever-changing circumstances. The health and safety of the community and its residents is our number one priority.
Written by Vivian Lopez on Sep 23 2022 - 7:33pm
After seven meetings that were supposed to engage residents to discuss and ask questions about the 2017 Bond Project plans, residents say they still feel like they haven’t been heard as the City of San Antonio pushes ahead to remove 77 historic trees in Brackenridge Park.
Written by San Antonio Current on Sep 23 2022 - 5:59pm
Mayor Ron Nirenberg said the actions against the District 1 councilman are 'a preliminary step until an investigation on the events in question is completed.' By Sanford Nowlin, San Antonio Current
Written by Vivian Lopez on Sep 23 2022 - 3:04pm
Learn about the city's Overnight Residential Parking Permit pilot proposal and share feedback before it's brought to City Council on October 20th. Areas that may be impacted include Tobin Hill and Monte Vista neighborhoods. The event will take place at SAC Victory Center 1819 N. Main Ave from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Written by Vivian Lopez on Sep 23 2022 - 2:35pm
Learn about the city's Overnight Residential Parking Permit pilot proposal and share feedback before it's brought to City Council on October 20th. Areas that may be impacted include Tobin Hill and Monte Vista neighborhoods. The event will take place at St. Sophia Church 2504 N. St. Mary's St from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Written by Levi Garcia on Sep 21 2022 - 12:36pm
Run to Remember is a fundraising and awareness event for The Pink Berets and I Am Vanessa Guillen Foundation created to honor and remember the women and men service members affected by Military Sexual Trauma and Service Member Violence, and continue to raise awareness for the work that needs to be done to bring an end to the environment of acceptance and complacency in the military ranks. Click here for tickets and more information
Written by Texas Tribune on Sep 20 2022 - 2:06pm
By Uriel J. García, The Texas Tribune Editor’s note: This story contains explicit language. EL PASO — Soon after a Border Patrol van dropped off Albeleis Arteaga, his wife and 4-month-old baby downtown on a recent Monday evening, it began to rain. Arteaga and his family didn’t know where to go, so they joined dozens of other migrants, most of them fellow Venezuelans, who have been sleeping outdoors next to a charter bus station.