On the first day of early voting for the Nov. 6 General Election, U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro (TX-20), and Texas State Senator José Menéndez (D-26) called on Bexar County to quickly resolve voting issues, and encouraged voters not to give up. During a news conference at Las Palmas Library, an early voting site, Castro and Menéndez said problems on Oct. 22, included outdated voting machines with no paper records, system glitches, incorrect voter information, staffing shortages, long lines and a lack of accommodations for disabled voters.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 22 2018 - 7:53pm
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 10 2016 - 9:05pm
About 300 people gathered at the Institute of Texan Cultures on Sept. 9, 2016 to learn about each other's cultures through food dance and conversation. Organizers include State Senator José Menéndez, State Representative Diego Bernal, State Representative Ina Minjarez, Councilman Roberto C. Treviño, Councilman Cris Medina, Councilman Ron Nirenberg, and community partners from the Jewish Federation, San Antonio’s Sikh community, PeaceCENTER, Dialogue Institute of the Southwest, the Institute of Texan Cultures and more.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 13 2013 - 9:56pm
REPLAY VIDEO: NOWCastSA webcast of a panel discussion, "Human Trafficking: Prevention, Prosecution and Protection," presented by the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area. The discussion took place on Nov. 21 at the San Antonio Central Library auditorium at 600 Soledad St. Human Trafficking is slavery, including forced prostitution, and victims frequently are children. Panelists included:
Written by Amanda Evrard on Oct 16 2013 - 1:16pm
REPLAY VIDEO: NOWCastSA webcast an event hosted by The Texas Observer at the Texas Diabetes Institute on Oct. 22 featuring a panel discussion on the battle over women’s health in Texas and how recently passed legislation will affect the healthcare landscape for Texas women.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Oct 4 2012 - 2:26pm
REPLAY VIDEO: Join NOWCastSA for a live webcast of Moving Toward a Healthy Community: Health Disparities and Mending the Gaps in Bexar County on Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio Holly Auditorium, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive. Audiences will aso be watching from the Health Science Center Laredo Campus in DDH 2.200, Harlingen Campus at the RAHC Auditorium 1.100, and at the Texas Research Park AT&T 1.130, and anyone can view the video live or replay it later right here on this page.