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Written by Texas Tribune on Jan 16 2020 - 2:16pm
By Juan Pablo Garnham, The Texas Tribune In the 40-minute bus ride across San Antonio that Barbie Hammond takes to work, there’s one topic of conversation that keeps coming up: the cost of rent. “A lady that I talk to on the bus told me she had to move because of the rent increases,” the 57-year-old said. “And I told her, ‘Well, when Christmastime came, I got a note saying that the next month there will be a $60 increase in my apartment.’”
Written by Victoria.Villarreal on Dec 23 2019 - 5:04pm
By Victoria Villarreal of the San Antonio Public Library As the temperatures continue to drop in South Texas, the San Antonio Public Library has a new initiative to help those in need. The Potranco Branch Library is home to the San Antonio Public Library’s first ever “Wall of Warmth.”
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 13 2019 - 6:54pm
Texas Senator José Menéndez hosted a Town Hall for seniors and their advocates to help people learn how to avoid fraud and scams that come knocking on the door and could lurk in your email or cell phone. How can you protect yourself and your loved ones from fraud?
Written by Guest (not verified) on Dec 13 2019 - 5:55pm
Get help to enroll in the Affordable Care Act on Saturday Dec. 14  from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cultivate Behavioral Health, 835 Proton Rd., San Antonio. Guest speakers will include the Omar Abdullah, Ph.D., Director of Community Outreach at Cultivate Behavioral Health.
Written by Texas Tribune on Dec 9 2019 - 7:54pm
By Stephanie Adeline and Juan Pablo Garnham, The Texas Tribune Dec. 9, 2019
Written by City of San Antonio on Dec 4 2019 - 8:41pm
The third public input meeting on the new city park next to the Hays Street Bridge will be Wednesday, Dec. 11 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Ella Austin Community Center Auditorium, 1023 N. Pine Street. San Antonio Parks and Recreation is hosting the public input regarding the development of a new city park on Cherry Street, to be called The Berkley V. and Vincent M. Dawson Park.
Written by Edward Olvera on Dec 4 2019 - 12:06pm
Get help to enroll in the Affordable Care Act on Saturday Dec. 7 from noon to 3 p.m. at Walmart, Brooks City Base, 3302 SE Military Dr. The event is hosted by County Commissioner Tommy Calvert and will include experts providing free enrollment assistance in English and in Spanish.