Written by rudyarispe on Apr 23, 2020
People who have been affected by the coronavirus and in dire need of assistance with rent, utilities, groceries, medicine and fuel have help on the way with the creation of a $25 million assistance program approved April 23 by C
Written by Texas Tribune on Apr 17, 2020
By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune April 15, 2020 Editor's note: This story was updated to reflect the judge's official order signed Friday. A state district judge signed an order easing restrictions for voting by mail in Texas in light of the new coronavirus pandemic.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Apr 15, 2020
Closures and shelter-in-place orders brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic mean even more stress, especially for many middle- and low-income families and individuals, and people suffering in abusive situations. There is support and help for people struggling with mental and emotional health issues,…
Written by VIA Transit on Apr 15, 2020
By Lorraine Pulido VIA and the San Antonio Food Bank are partnering to help make sure homebound residents don’t go hungry during these challenging times. On March 31, VIA operators began delivering meals and supplies prepared by Food Bank staff and volunteers to homes and distribution points…
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Apr 13, 2020
More and more businesses, individuals and organizations are heeding the call to help in COVID-19 outbreak recovery efforts. Here are some local relief efforts, and some ways you can help others:
Written by Beth Graham on Apr 10, 2020
Even before Mayor Ron Nirenberg and County Judge Nelson Wolff issued stay-at-home orders, San Antonian Susie Hamilton had been approached by immunocompromised friends who asked her to sew face masks, a commodity in short supply and high demand due to the spread of COVID-19.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Apr 04, 2020
Healthcare workers, first responders and government agencies are working around the clock addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. But nonprofits, individuals, schools, businesses and grassroots groups are doing their part in the battle to slow the spread of coronavirus, especially when it comes to…
Written by rudyarispe on Apr 04, 2020
San Antonio fashion designer Leighton Whittington had just been laid off from his job as lead stylist of the salon at La Cantera Resort…
Written by rudyarispe on Apr 02, 2020
Leola “Doris” Wallace was a fashion designer and seamstress who had an unusual knack for taking just one look at someone and mentally recording their measurements to sew the perfect dress, pantsuit or any other outfit they wanted.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 31, 2020
Staying home last week saved 1,271 lives in San Antonio and Bexar County. Not only that, but 8,832 people didn't go to the hospital because you stayed home, according to projections by CI:Now, a San Antonio nonprofit that expands access to data that is understandable, trustworthy and timely. In…