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Written by Joe Ruiz on Aug 16 2011 - 12:58pm
Telling the story of his one semester as a substitute teacher at Jefferson High School, San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro told teachers preparing for the upcoming school year that he knows the impact they can have on students. He also implored them to continue their push toward making the city's education system top-notch.Castro gave a brief speech to teachers on Tuesday, August 16, at Carlos Coon Elementary in the Northside Independent School District, praising them for their work and talking up the SA2020 initiative.
Written by abnaz on Apr 8 2011 - 2:26pm
Before he passed away in December 2010, retired newspaper columnist Carlos Guerra spent days, weeks at a time strolling along the beach in Port Aransas, posting on his Facebook page, and engaging in his favorite pastime – sport fishing. “Until recently, sleeping more than four hours a day was unusual for me,” Guerra wrote to his more than 2,000 Facebook friends on Nov. 16, 2010. “Now, I’m taking long walks on the beach and falling into two- to three-hour mid-day comas, interrupted by great campechanas of fresh shellfish, avocados and chiles.”