Written by Laura Romero on Sep 11 2019 - 7:50pm
Just outside San Antonio’s scenic downtown, past the crowds that pack the Alamo and the River Walk, the city is becoming so expensive so fast that many Latinos simply can’t afford to live there anymore. They have shaped San Antonio’s rich Mexican-American culture for generations. But like many minorities living in low-income and rapidly gentrifying urban neighborhoods, they’re struggling to keep up with some of the harshest side effects of economic development: rising property values and shrinking access to transportation. 
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 22 2017 - 8:50pm
Updated: What is "puro" in San Antonio? In a Feb. 21 event at Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex, 11 San Antonians offered their thoughts on what makes something or someone purely San Antonio. The consensus? It depends on one's viewpoint, the speakers and audience members said. The definition could range from music or color to food or sense of place. Or all of the above.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 11 2017 - 4:56pm
More than 250 people held signs, bumper stickers and cheered on the honking horns of some passing motorists as they showed their support for Planned Parenthood on Feb. 11.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Dec 9 2016 - 1:55pm
The San Antonio Neighborhood Improvements Bond Committee voted Thursday, Dec. 8, to recommend 13 distressed areas for inclusion in what would be the city's first affordable housing bond project. The recommendations are part of a five-category, $850 million total bond issue the city plans to put before voters May 6.
Written by kaitlynncomer on Aug 31 2016 - 10:28pm
The Martinez Street Women’s Center, the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, and the San Anto Cultural Arts (SACA) completed a mural depicting and honoring local African American women and their inspiring contributions and lives while living in the East Side of San Antonio. 
Written by Joe Ruiz on Mar 29 2012 - 5:29pm
REPLAY THE VIDEO: Just months before he retires from the U.S. Congress, Rep. Charles Gonzalez updated his constituents on the state of Texas' 20th Congressional District for the final time on Wednesday, April 4. Throughout his impassioned speech about the need for immigration reform and investment in education, Gonzalez repeatedly expressed confidence in the ability of Joaquin Castro to succeed him in Congress. The event, hosted by the West San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, was at El Tropicano Hotel in San Antonio.
Written by Joe Ruiz on Dec 13 2011 - 11:57am
On Friday, Dec. 9, NOWCastSA was invited to be a part of the holiday lighting party at Avenida Guadalupe by offering to work with people who wanted to know more about shooting photos and videos with their cell phones or digital cameras.Below are some of the photos from those who showed up to our table, as well as some photos from our staff. We helped about 10 people in a short span, allowing them to use our digital cameras and Flip video cameras to walk around and learn how do great work with easy equipment.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Jun 6 2011 - 4:45pm
Replay the video: NOWCastSA  webcast the City's second West SIde Economic Development community meeting June 18 from the Frank Garrett Community Center.At the summit, hosted by the Westside Development Corporation (WDC), participants identified areas on the West Side that are ready for economic development and helped create a prioritized lise of ten projects for investors to consider.
Written by Avenida Guadalupe on May 2 2011 - 3:17pm
For the past three years, the Avenida Guadalupe Association (Avenida) has been implementing a comprehensive economic and community development plan valued at close to $5.5 million called the Promesa Project. The main focus of the plan revolves around the reconstruction of 1312 Guadalupe Street, a dilapidated structure owned by the Avenida.
Written by Graciela Sanchez on Jan 25 2011 - 3:12pm
On April 1, 2002, the historic gas station, open-air dance space known as La Gloria was demolished.Hundreds of community residents from the West Side and from all parts of San Antonio joined arms, hearts and minds for over two months to stop the destruction of this landmark building. But the owners of La Gloria, and their cronies at City Council didn’t listen to the community.Y murio La Gloria.