Written by Hannah Wolf on Jun 04, 2019
A 74-page comprehensive report about the status of women in San Antonio was recently published by Lily Casura, who recently completed her Masters of Social Work at the University of Texas in San Antonio, and Dr. Rogelio Sáenz, professor of demography at the University of Texas in San Antonio. The…
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jun 04, 2019
Photo by Marco Verch on Flickr, under a Creative Commons 2.0 license. By Edmond Ortiz for NOWCastSA
Written by Hannah Wolf on Jun 04, 2019
Runoff candidates for City Council District 2, Jada Andrews-Sullivan and Keith Toney, answered questions from the  audience on June 3, 2019 at a forum hosted by the LightHouse Luncheon Group at the Plaza Club in Frost Bank Tower.
Written by Hannah Wolf on Jun 03, 2019
“Priesthood of the People: Cultural Legacies of Vatican II,”  is the topic of URBAN-15’s “Hidden Histories," episode on June 3. Watch the episode here. Vatican II, the Second Ecumenical Council of the Vatican, widened the  Catholic Church’s insight on how it should approach the expanding…
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 16, 2019
In May 2018, San Antonio ISD Superintendent Pedro Martinez met with students at Cleto Rodriguez Elementary and made them a promise: Their school would stay open if they did really well on their standardized STAAR test. They did astonishingly well: The 5th graders’ science scores improved from…
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 12, 2019
Justice for Our Neighbors, a nonprofit that provides legal and humanitarian assistance for migrants, will be expanding its services along the Texas border, thanks to a grant from the United Methodist Committee on Relief.
Written by Texas Tribune on May 09, 2019
By Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune | May 7, 2019
Written by JoleneAlmendarez on May 07, 2019
Just nine months after San Antonio's Housing Policy Framework rolled off the presses, co-author María Antonietta Berriozábal said she is afraid the key recommendations are languishing and at risk of joining three decades of previous plans, on a shelf, forgotten, gathering dust.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on May 01, 2019
Updated: Just a week before the May 4 election day, candidates for San Antonio mayor and city council filed reports showing that donations are flowing into their coffers. All officeholders, candidates and specific purpose political action committees are required to file campaign finance reports by…
Written by Edmond Ortiz on May 01, 2019
By Edmond Ortiz Former San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro was among a handful of presidential candidates and other politicians taking part in Conversations About America’s Future, a collaborative series devised by the Texas Tribune and CNN at the South by Southwest festival (SXSW). Castro told…