Special Coverage

Written by Edmond Ortiz on May 01, 2019
By Edmond Ortiz The 2019 South by Southwest (SXSW)  festival featured several San Antonians leading conversations about how best to enhance life for the aging population, tackling the opiod crisis and improving medical care for individuals. Former San Antonio Mayor Henry Cisneros discussed…
Written by JoleneAlmendarez on Apr 29, 2019
With no money, no food, no medicine and no access to basics like showers, scores of asylum seekers began arriving in San Antonio in late March with few options. But a massive joint effort by the City of San Antonio and a legion of nonprofits and volunteers has surrounded the newcomers with hope and…
Written by JoleneAlmendarez on Apr 26, 2019
The deadline to protest property taxes is May 15, 2019, two weeks earlier than it has been for the last 40 years, and, according to Bexar County Chief Appraiser Michael Amezquita, homeowners should definitely protest.
Written by Texas Tribune on Apr 23, 2019
By Elizabeth Byrne, The Texas Tribune | April 22, 2019
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Apr 18, 2019
Photo by Marco Verch on Flickr, under a Creative Commons 2.0 license. By Edmond Ortiz for NOWCastSA
Written by Cynthia Spielman on Apr 11, 2019
Several years ago, my neighborhood association and each one of its members personally were threatened by a local powerful developer with a lawsuit. We were told that not only would we be sued as an association but each one personally would be “tied up for life” in an expensive legal battle. He said…
Written by rudyarispe on Apr 06, 2019
During Fiesta San Antonio from 2012-2018, there was a nearly 20 percent increase in alcohol-related crashes in Bexar County and a 41 percent increase in resulting injuries, a study has found. The study, “Alcohol-Involved Crashes During Fiesta San Antonio,” was commissioned by Hill Law Firm to call…
Written by gsbaird on Apr 04, 2019
By Stephen Baird
Written by rudyarispe on Apr 02, 2019
HealthTexas Medical Group celebrated the opening of its newest facility, the San Pedro Clinic on March 27.   Located at 530 San Pedro Ave., the 19,000-square-foot, primary care clinic includes 30 exam rooms, two laboratories, a pharmacy and enough space for 10 medical providers. Additionally, an 8,…
Written by rudyarispe on Apr 02, 2019
When a group of pioneering women joined forces in 1984 to establish a nonprofit now known as the SA Cancer Council dedicated to supporting the former Cancer Therapy & Research Center, they had one goal in mind: Make a difference in the fight against cancer. Thirty-five years later, the fight…