Editor’s note: This story originally appeared at Local Community News in partnership with NOWCastSA. San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and his chief opponent in the May 1 election former District 6 Councilman Greg Brockhouse, outlined their visions for the city’s future during a virtual candidate forum April 6.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Apr 14 2021 - 3:24pm
Note: This story originally appeared at Local Community News. Ten of 12 candidates running for the San Antonio District 2 City Council seat answered a wide range of voters’ questions during an online forum ahead of the May 1 elections.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 6 2021 - 5:01pm
With 14 people on the May 1 ballot running to be the next mayor of San Antonio, it is a legitimate question to ask how NOWCastSA chose two for our Mayoral Candidate Town Hall. NOWCastSA has decided to feature two candidates based on a policy developed by the excellent journalists at Texas Public Radio, using criteria rooted in principles of editorial integrity and judgment
Written by Amanda Evrard on Apr 1 2021 - 4:33pm
Replay video of the District 2 San Antonio City Council Candidate Forum, hosted by NOWCastSA in partnership with Local Community News and made possible with support from your neighbors. The April 10 Forum featured questions that came from the community. The discussion was moderated by NOWCastSA Executive Director Charlotte-Anne Lucas, a veteran journalist and long-time resident (and voter) in District 2. American Sign Language (ASL) Interpretation was provided by SAI Interpretation & Translation.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Apr 1 2021 - 4:05pm
Replay the video from the nonpartisan Mayoral Candidate Town Hall featuring incumbent Ron Nirenberg and candidate Greg Brockhouse on April 6, 2021. The Town Hall discussion was moderated by San Antonio Express-News Metro Columnist Elaine Ayala. This event was sponsored by AARP in San Antonio.
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Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Mar 25 2021 - 12:47pm
On Saturday, March 27, 2021, from 12:00pm to 5:00pm, there will be a "get out to vote" voters registration drive taking place at the Denver Heights Community Center located at 300 Porter Street, San Antonio, Texas. Anyone who has not yet registered to vote is encouraged to please stop by the Denver Heights Community Center to register. Should anyone have any additional questions concerning this wonderful event, contact Rose Williams at 210-332-7298 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Written by Cynthia Spielman on Mar 22 2021 - 11:42pm
In efforts to maintain some sense of normalcy and to increase community engagement through these challenging times, several organizations, ad hoc groups, clubs, etc, have been working hard to create events many of us can participate in! I hope you have open time on your calendar and can join us for this event. T1NC presents Zoning In Your Neighborhood. Register in advance for this Saturday, March 27 Zoom webinar.
Written by Kelley Shannon on Mar 19 2021 - 12:38am
With state lawmakers immersed in the COVID-19 pandemic response and Texas’ electricity failures, the public’s access to information must be at the forefront of the Legislature’s actions. Information allows citizens to watch over their government, to speak out and to ask questions. There’s no better time than Sunshine Week, which began on March 14, to emphasize the importance of the people’s right to know.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 3 2021 - 3:34pm
San Antonio's landmark Woolworth Building and its civil rights legacy will be preserved, along with a public civic space, under a new plan for the Alamo Plaza, Mayor Ron Nirenberg said. His pledge came after he replaced Councilman Roberto Treviño as Tri-Chair of the Alamo Citizens Advisory Committee and on the Alamo Management Committee with Councilwoman Rebecca Viagran, and added two Black champions of civil rights history to the Advisory Committee.