Sobbing and pleading for help, Silvia Rodriguez stood before a special meeting of the Housing Commission on March 12. In the previous nine years, her rent at the Soapworks apartment increased by about $100 a month, or just under 3% a year. But when the apartment complex changed hands in October of 2017, the new owner raised her rent about $100 - a whopping 20 percent - to $600 a month.
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Written by JoleneAlmendarez on Mar 29 2019 - 4:41pm
Written by rudyarispe on Mar 26 2019 - 12:28pm
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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 5 2019 - 7:33pm
Replay the video from the webcast of a presentation by John Underwood, a nationally recognized human performance speaker, discussing the damaging effects of alcohol and other drugs on athletic performance. The event was sponsored by the San Antonio Council on Alcohol & Drug Awareness in partnership with Boerne-Samuel V. Champion High School PTO & Boerne High School PTO, thanks to funding from the Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country. The webcast was underwritten by the San Antonio Council on Alcohol & Drug Awareness.
Written by rudyarispe on Feb 14 2019 - 12:43pm
Dr. Manuel Quiñones, a family practice physician with HealthTexas Medical Group, has been honored by the Bexar County Medical Society with its Golden Aesculapias Award for a lifetime of distinguished service. “I am humbled and honored to receive this award and to have my name among the giants of our medical community,” Dr. Quiñones said. “The award acknowledges ‘lifetime achievement,’ but I’m not even finished yet.”
Written by Calasia_Haynes on Feb 5 2019 - 5:27pm
From news release: Details have been announced for the 13th Annual FEST OF TAILS - Kite Festival and Dog Fair at McAllister Park. This year’s FEST OF TAILS will take place from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2019. As always, the event is 100% FREE to the public, and families are encouraged to bring the kids and the pups, and enjoy a day of free fun in the park.
Written by kimberlyarellano on Feb 1 2019 - 10:04am
The 2019 San Antonio Boat & Outdoor Expo will kick off the Spring season at the Freeman Expo Hall (3201 E. Houston St, San Antonio, Texas 78219) Thursday March 21st through Sunday March 24th. This is certain to be one of San Antonio’s largest outdoor lifestyle events featuring boat, canoe, kayak and RV dealers all under one roof!
Written by rudyarispe on Jan 30 2019 - 9:39am
Dr. Kristi Clark, an internal medicine physician, who served as senior medical director for HealthTexas Medical Group, has been promoted to president and chief executive officer effective Jan. 28, 2019. She succeeds Dr. Richard Reyna, who has retired after founding and managing the company as CEO since 1994.
Written by City of San Antonio on Jan 8 2019 - 1:30pm
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Written by rudyarispe on Dec 31 2018 - 2:53pm
The Baptist Health Foundation has awarded Chosen a $75,000 grant to fund mentoring and parent education for kinship families. Chosen is a nonprofit that helps children heal from trauma and strengthens foster, kinship and adoptive families through mentoring, parent education and therapeutic services.
Written by JoleneAlmendarez on Dec 28 2018 - 5:04pm
Just a week after District 2 Councilman William "Cruz" Shaw announced his resignation, 10 people announced their willingness to fill the seat at the conclusion of a town hall where the community drove the priorities.