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Written by Hannah Wolf on Jun 4 2019 - 2:13pm
A 74-page comprehensive report about the status of women in San Antonio was recently published by Lily Casura, who recently completed her Masters of Social Work at the University of Texas in San Antonio, and Dr. Rogelio Sáenz, professor of demography at the University of Texas in San Antonio. The report was commissioned by the City of San Antonio. It was divided into four parts discussing four major topics: health and wellbeing, economic opportunities, political participation, and violence and safety.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jun 4 2019 - 11:59am
Photo by Marco Verch on Flickr, under a Creative Commons 2.0 license. By Edmond Ortiz for NOWCastSA
Written by Hannah Wolf on Jun 4 2019 - 11:27am
Runoff candidates for City Council District 2, Jada Andrews-Sullivan and Keith Toney, answered questions from the  audience on June 3, 2019 at a forum hosted by the LightHouse Luncheon Group at the Plaza Club in Frost Bank Tower.
Written by Hannah Wolf on May 31 2019 - 11:37am
Runoff candidates for District 6, Melissa Cabello Havrda and Andy Greene, took questions from the online and in-person audience in a forum moderated by the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area on May 22, 2019 at the San Antonio Food Bank. The candidates differed In response to a question about District 6 budget priorities.
Written by Hannah Wolf on May 31 2019 - 9:56am
Runoff candidates for City Council District 4, Adriana Rocha Garcia and Johnny Arredondo, took questions from the online and in-person audience in a forum moderated by the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area on May 21 at St. Bonaventure Church Activity Center. (Scroll down to replay complete video of the forum.) The candidates had sharply differing views on topics, including climate change.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 30 2019 - 11:19am
Replay video of the viewing, rosary, and funeral for Andres "Andy" Sarabia on May 13 and 14, 2019 at his parish, Holy Family Catholic Church.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 12 2019 - 9:04am
Justice for Our Neighbors, a nonprofit that provides legal and humanitarian assistance for migrants, will be expanding its services along the Texas border, thanks to a grant from the United Methodist Committee on Relief.
Written by Texas Tribune on May 9 2019 - 3:54pm
By Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune | May 7, 2019
Written by JoleneAlmendarez on May 7 2019 - 2:30pm
Just nine months after San Antonio's Housing Policy Framework rolled off the presses, co-author María Antonietta Berriozábal said she is afraid the key recommendations are languishing and at risk of joining three decades of previous plans, on a shelf, forgotten, gathering dust.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on May 1 2019 - 11:01am
By Edmond Ortiz Former San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro was among a handful of presidential candidates and other politicians taking part in Conversations About America’s Future, a collaborative series devised by the Texas Tribune and CNN at the South by Southwest festival (SXSW). Castro told his interviewer, Huffington Post news editor-in-chief Lydia Polgreen, that his time as mayor of one of the nation’s biggest cities and his tenure as President Obama’s Secretary of Housing and Urban Department  prepared him for a White House run.