Written by Denise Guerra on Oct 11, 2021
The San Antonio Texas Pre-Freshmen Engineering program has released the LCATS (Lunar Caves Analog Test Sites) registration deadline for K-12 schools for the 2021-2022 year. The San Antonio Texas Pre-Freshmen Engineering program is an academic enrichment summer program offered to…
Written by Texas Tribune on Oct 08, 2021
By Erin Douglas, The Texas Tribune Climate change has made the Texas heat worse, with less relief as nighttime temperatures warm, a report from the state’s climatologist published Thursday found.
Written by Sofia Briones on Oct 07, 2021
The League of Women Voters of San Antonio is launching a Youth Contest for high school and post-secondary undergraduate and graduate students. Winners will receive a $100 gift card, have their work published on the LWVSAA website, and will be highlighted on social media.  For more…
Written by Texas Tribune on Oct 06, 2021
By Cassandra Pollock, The Texas Tribune A Texas House committee voted out a revised draft to redraw the lower chamber’s districts, which will give Republicans stronger positioning in the House of the Legislature for the next decade. The Oct. 5 committee vote puts the proposal on track to hit the…
Written by San Antonio Public Library on Sep 30, 2021
With the adoption of the Fiscal Year 2022 budget by City Council, San Antonio Public Library (SAPL) will no longer charge overdue fines for materials returned late to the library. Discontinuation of fines will be effective beginning October 1, 2021.  SAPL’s …
Written by Beth Graham on Sep 29, 2021
Book lovers will be glad to hear that the BookCellar Used Book Store, operated by the Friends of the San Antonio Public Library to benefit the library, is reopening at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 1. The store, located in the basement of the Central Library, 600 Soledad, San Antonio, Texas 78205, has…
Written by City of San Antonio on Sep 26, 2021
Beginning September 24, Metro Health will offer a $100 H-E-B gift card to increase the number of COVID-19 vaccinations among San Antonio and Bexar County residents to become fully vaccinated.   “We hope that individuals who are still not vaccinated will take advantage of this incentive because…
Written by Vivian Lopez on Sep 22, 2021
Hours after the Texas Legislature released the first draft of the redistricting map, Fair Maps Texas held a press conference featuring a diverse group of Texans who criticized gerrymandering and called for a fair redistricting process. The Texans demanded better representation as they spoke out on…
Written by Texas Tribune on Sep 20, 2021
In theory, the 2021 cycle of redistricting is about revising district boundaries to evenly distribute Texas’ fast-growing population and ensure voters have fair representation. But with the mapmaking in the hands of politicians, and their individual electoral survival at stake, redistricting has…
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 16, 2021
Join the San Antonio Public Library Board Naming Committee on Sept. 18 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. to hear public comment on the proposal to add Andres D. Sarabia to the official name of the Las Palmas Branch Library.   Thanks to underwriting from the San Antonio Public…