Written by rudyarispe on Jun 02, 2020
VIA Metropolitan Transit is committed to helping people get back on their feet by offering a new fare assistance program for unemployed riders. Now that fare collection has resumed after a 10-week fare-relief period, those who are unemployed can request VIA’s new Workforce Assistance Pass. The…
Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 01, 2020
Written by rudyarispe on Jun 01, 2020
When the coronavirus pandemic struck America, infecting and hospitalizing thousands of New York City residents in a matter of weeks, Natasha Gonzales knew she needed to do something. Then as the virus invisibly crept its way to San Antonio and shelter-in-place orders were issued, she delivered…
Written by KarenAdamsPR on May 26, 2020
Bexar County’s Children’s Advocacy Center, ChildSafe, was recently awarded a $14,000 grant from the Texas Bar Foundation in support of the non-profit’s expanded care coordination and related services for child victims of sexual exploitation, which includes a 24-hour drop in-center with dispatch…
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 22, 2020
Written by Texas Tribune on May 21, 2020
By Megan Menchaca, The Texas Tribune May 21, 2020 With Texas’ runoff elections set to happen in the middle of a pandemic this summer, many voters are asking: Do I have to go to the polls to cast a ballot?
Written by rudyarispe on May 21, 2020
Attorney Justin Hill of Hill Law Firm has had a love affair with San Antonio since moving here in 2007 and he has decided to spotlight the movers-and-shakers, charities, events and locales around the city in his recently launched podcast, “The Alamo Hour.” “The Alamo Hour is about the backstories…
Written by Beth Graham on May 19, 2020
Early voting for the July 14 primary runoffs will begin June 29, and of course there is a national election coming up on November 3, 2020. Many may be worrying about going out to the polls during COVID-19. According to the office of the Texas Secretary of State, you may vote by mail if:
Written by rudyarispe on May 18, 2020
Mary Flores didn’t realize just how much 1 ton of produce was until she arrived at River City Produce to see her donation being given to several local nonprofits and group homes on May 13. It’s enough to feed about 4,000 people.
Written by Beth Graham on May 15, 2020
On Saturday, May 20, 1995, the whole community celebrated as the San Antonio Public Library (SAPL) held the grand opening of the "Big Enchilada," the Central Library.