Dozens of local restaurants have pivoted to offer curbside pickup or delivery service for food and alcohol after San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg ordered restaurants on March 18 to close their dining rooms to combat spread of the coronavirus. Restaurateur Jean-Francois Poujol who operates two Beacon Hill eateries - SoHill Cafe and Julia’s Bistro & Bar - knew this day was coming and had already begun preparing by creating a free delivery service.
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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 16 2020 - 8:42pm
Here are some resources listed by school district for parents and families during the coronavirus pandemic:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 16 2020 - 8:17pm
Students and families can pick up free breakfast and lunch while San Antonio schools are closed for the coronavirus pandemic. Fourteen school districts are offering curbside pickup for breakfast and lunch. This map lets you find locations by school district. Each pin on the map gives you the hours, the address and a link for more information. You can also get directions to walk, drive or take public transportation to the site. On March 23, San Antonio Independent School District added school bus service to deliver meals at stops on routes.
Written by Texas Tribune on Mar 16 2020 - 3:34pm
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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 11 2020 - 9:50pm
Alamo Colleges District
Written by Texas Tribune on Mar 10 2020 - 5:07pm
By Alex Samuels, The Texas Tribune March 10, 2020 Mandatory paid sick leave, a policy proposal that’s faced consistent pushback from Texas’ leading Republicans and conservative groups, is once again being thrust into the spotlight as the state and workers’ rights groups seek to quell the spread of the new coronavirus.
Written by Community Info… on Mar 6 2020 - 5:50pm
Our neighborhoods are so much more than just the location of the buildings we live in. Each neighborhood offers something beautiful, inspiring, and entirely unique. However, where we live plays a big role in how long we live, and the longest-lived and shortest-lived neighborhoods are separated by nearly 20 years in average life expectancy. The video below explains Somos Neighbors, a new tool to connect us with each other to better understand the neighborhoods we live in and how we can close the life-expectancy gap.
Written by San Antonio Ri… on Feb 19 2020 - 2:11pm
From the Facebook Event page by the hosts, San Antonio River Foundation and San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department: Spring is right around the corner and it’s the perfect time to adopt a tree! Supplied by San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department, these 1 gallon FREE native trees need your love and care to grow and join the vibrant canopy which makes San Antonio a beautiful place to live and play.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 18 2020 - 4:38pm
Leaders from nonprofits, human services agencies, community groups and the faith community gathered for a community conversation on how to better connect services and help with people in poverty. The Jan. 28 event at the Maestro Center, hosted by San Antonio Department of Human Services, was the second Community Conversation in a four-part series on Poverty.