Written by Texas Tribune on Aug 06, 2020
By Alexa Ura, The Texas Tribune Aug. 4, 2020 For months, as Texans have been asked to stay home to avoid the spread of the new coronavirus, Jennifer Edwards has been doing the rounds at gas stations in a trio of counties near the Texas-Louisiana border.
Written by rudyarispe on Aug 06, 2020
After 25 years of overseeing and managing St. Mary’s Fiesta Oyster Baker as executive director, Steve Rosenauer has taken an even bigger leap in his Fiesta-related career. He will now serve as executive director of the Fiesta San Antonio Commission. “I’m honored to be part of this organization and…
Written by El Paso Matters on Aug 03, 2020
By Joe Moody, Special for El Paso Matters There isn’t an El Pasoan anywhere who can’t tell you where they were and how they felt on Aug. 3, 2019, after the massacre at the Cielo Vista Walmart. I was at church preparing for a retreat, discussing community and how to reflect love within it. I’ll…
Written by Brandy Ruiz on Jul 27, 2020
On the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Emma Faye Rudkin says she’s being forced to start all over again in standing up for her rights. When face masks became required attire for the pandemic, communication was disrupted for those with hearing loss who depend on reading…
Written by Center for Public Integrity on Jul 16, 2020
By Liz Essley Whyte,  Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit newsroom based in Washington, D.C. A document prepared for the White House Coronavirus Task Force but not publicized suggests more than a dozen states including Texas should revert to more stringent protective measures, limiting…
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 02, 2020
Midway through a news conference where executives were describing hospitals' herculean efforts to cope with a staggering increase in COVID-19 cases in San Antonio and Bexar County, the governor of Texas dropped a proclamation. Gov. Greg Abbott ordered Texans in most counties to wear face coverings…
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jul 01, 2020
Just because city firework shows aren't going to happen this 4th of July, doesn't mean you have to miss out. NowCastSA has collected many fireworks shows on our YouTube channel, and we also included some from Kens5TV and other San Antonio locals so that you can still enjoy your holiday while…
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 30, 2020
San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood marched in plain clothes with #BlackLivesMatter protestors, along with his sons. "I'm marching because I've been witnessing the injustices of people of color all of my life, and I think it's important that people look through the lens of a minority, particularly…
Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 29, 2020
By Meena Venkataramanan, The Texas Tribune June 26, 2020