Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 05, 2012
On December 6, 2011, students and community members gathered at Lanier High School for a tamalada. Together, the community prepared 17,106 tamales weighing in at 2,420 pounds in only 10 hours. "It's the bringing of people together that makes a tamalada, a tamalada," San Antonio Independent School…
Written by nancypjohnson on Dec 07, 2011
Spices, Christmas music and laughter filled the Lanier High School band hall as students, staff and community volunteers worked all day Wednesday toward a goal of achieving Guinness World Record status with a tamalada on Dec. 7, 2011.
Written by Justice Garza on Jun 22, 2011
Updated for 2021: Before you enjoy your Independence Day holiday outdoors this year, make sure to remember to take out the trash. Yes, you will have to take out the trash on July 5, when government offices observe the Fourth of July holiday, if Monday is your normal trash day.
Written by City of San Antonio on Apr 06, 2011
The City of San Antonio released its Fiesta San Jacinto holiday services schedule for Friday, April 22, 2016. And yes, you will have to take out the trash. But you won't have to pay to park at downtown on-street meters! Recycling, organics recycling and garbage will be collected Friday, April 22 as…
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Feb 14, 2011
Updated for 2019: Whether or not you have the day off on Presidents Day, Feb. 18, you may still be wondering, "Will my garbage be picked up?" To answer that question first, yes, trash and recycleables will be picked up as scheduled. Wondering about where to put the apostrophy? Scroll down to learn…
Written by Antonio Rodriguez on Dec 25, 2010
Take a moment to play this video of the University of the Incarnate Word's annual Light the Way display. With permission, we've added lovely holiday music from the Andean group, Wayanay Inka, whose music has become part of San Antonio's soul. The NOWCastSA team filmed the light exhibit in 2009…
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 09, 2010
NEW Video: Enjoy the holiday lights on and around San Antonio's River Walk with this new video made in December 2013. The video shows the San Antonio River Walk, Hemisfair, the Alamo, La Villita, horse drawn carriages and the streets of downtown San Antonio decked out for the holidays.