Special Coverage

Written by JoleneAlmendarez on Feb 26, 2019
The clerk asked if she had a typewriter. She did. It was the third time Ilona Haendel dodged the Nazis and snuck out of a Budapest ghetto to ask the clerk for a few Swiss protection papers for her friends and family. The clerk saved her another trip by putting the official stamp and seal on more…
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 22, 2019
How are local journalists navigating when even the most prestigious news organizations are being undermined and attacked, and reporters are threatened? That was the catalyst for a special DreamWeek panel hosted by Dhawn Martin of the SoL Center. The panel discussion was led by San Antonio Express-…
Written by rudyarispe on Feb 21, 2019
WASHINGTON, TEXAS - “Texas Independence Day Celebration” is an admission free, two-day living history celebration from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 2 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3 on the 293-acre Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site to commemorate when 59 delegates bravely met…
Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 14, 2019
By Arya Sundaram, The Texas Tribune U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar said Thursday that he's added language to a compromise bill aimed at avoiding another government shutdown that would prohibit border fencing at five major landmarks in the Rio Grande Valley.
Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 14, 2019
By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune A Republican and a Democrat are moving on to a runoff in the race to replace ex-state Rep. Justin Rodriguez, D-San Antonio, in a traditionally Democratic district. With all precincts reporting Tuesday night, Republican Fred Rangel got 38 percent of the vote, and…
Written by rudyarispe on Feb 14, 2019
Dr. Manuel Quiñones, a family practice physician with HealthTexas Medical Group, has been honored by the Bexar County Medical Society with its Golden Aesculapias Award for a lifetime of distinguished service.   “I am humbled and honored to receive this award and to have my name among the giants of…
Written by Beth Graham on Feb 11, 2019
  During our most recent NewsMatch fundraiser, individual donors gave NOWCastSA $13,681 that's eligible for matching funds - so your generosity will be doubled to a total gift of $27,362! But even more than that, we had wonderful support throughout 2018. As Valentine's Day approaches we want…
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 04, 2019
San Antonio Faith-Based Initiative's casaLAB event on Jan. 29, 2019, featured Ben O'Dell, Faith Liaison with the Department of Health & Human Services in D.C. The casaLABs - Compassion Action San Antonio Labs - explore proven ways to become more compassionate toward ourselves and…
Written by rudyarispe on Feb 03, 2019
Jenni Lord, executive director of Chosen, has been elected chair of the Texas Chapter of the Family Focused Treatment Association (FFTA). She began her role Jan. 1, 2019. FFTA was founded in 1988 to develop, promote and support treatment for foster care. It has grown to become the only national,…