Join the San Antonio Public Library in welcoming Julián Castro to discuss his new memoir, “An Unlikely Journey: Waking Up from My American Dream." Castro is the former Mayor of San Antonio, and the 16th U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama. NOWCastSA will webcast the event live at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 2, 2018 from Central Library in San Antonio. You can watch live or replay the event for free, right on this page:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 26 2018 - 2:47pm
Written by Esther@SAPL on Oct 26 2018 - 1:14pm
The San Antonio Public Library welcomes Julián Castro, former Mayor of San Antonio, the 16th U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama, and the author of “An Unlikely Journey: Waking Up from My American Dream." Castro will discuss his new memoir. This is a free event but tickets are limited and registration is required; visit juliancastrosapl.eventbrite.com.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jun 1 2018 - 10:46am
Replay video of the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area forum on Eminent Domain on Monday, June 4, 2018. Former Congressman Charles Gonzalez will moderate the discussion. Panelists include: Cassie Gresham, Principal, Attorney and Counselor Braun and Gresham, PLLC; Britin Bostick, Principal, Stewardship Strategies; Marissa Patton, Associate Legislative Director, Texas Farm Bureau and Michael Carpenter, Mayor of Schertz.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 23 2018 - 3:31pm
Replay video of the National Latino Children's Literature Conference during which San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and his wife, Erika Prosper, delivered dual keynote remarks in English and in Spanish as part of the international Campoy-Ada Awards ceremony.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jan 15 2018 - 8:48pm
Due to severe freezing weather and sleet forecast throughout San Antonio and Bexar County on Tuesday Jan. 16, City of San Antonio offices and all city facilities - libraries, senior centers, community centers, parks facilities, Animal Care Services shelter and Municipal Court - will be closed to the public, and only essential employees should report to work. Bexar County will be closed. The courthouse will be closed Jan. 16 and there will be no jury duty. The Bexar County Commissioners Court meeting scheduled for Jan. 16 has been posted.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 3 2017 - 9:37pm
Replay the video from the forum, “Transportation Needs of San Antonio: How are we preparing for the future?” hosted by the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area on Monday, Oct. 9 at the San Antonio Central Library, 600 Soledad St. Thanks to donations from viewers like you, you can replay the video free, right on this page.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 20 2017 - 9:51pm
During the Sept., 20, 2017 edition of #AskRon, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and District 3 Councilwoman Rebecca Viagran were at at Don Pedro's on the South Side discussing issues including business development, street racing accidents, building community trust with law enforcement, equity in the budget, community health, National Night Out, promoting volunteerism and relief efforts for Mexico City.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 6 2017 - 10:08pm
On Sept. 6, 2017, Mayor Ron Nirenberg and District 2 Councilman Cruz Shaw discussed issues including the removal of the Confederate monument, equity in the budget process, and spent a little time with a tamandua during of #AskRon at the San Antonio Zoo. Replay it here:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 21 2017 - 5:14pm
San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg testified against the so-called “bathroom bill,” saying it “puts transgendered people in the crosshairs of discrimination,” and threatens the Texas economy.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 24 2017 - 12:59pm
While a boisterous audience of COPS/Metro Alliance members cheered them on, candidates for San Antonio mayor and city council pledged to fight Senate Bill 4 - the anti-sanctuary city law - starting on the day they take office. About 350 people packed the Dominion Church of God in Christ on May 22 for a Get Out the Vote Rally and Accountability Session where candidates were asked to give yes or no answers to questions about the COPS/Metro agenda on SB4, affordable housing, immigration and living wages.