Written by karensadams on Aug 04, 2015
A Sea Island Shrimp House 50-cent menu promotion turned into a whopping $5,000 donation to the San Antonio Food Bank. The family owned and operated restaurant group in San Antonio celebrated its 50th anniversary by donating 50 cents to the Food Bank from every “Fresh at 50!” menu item…
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 31, 2015
Updated: When the North East Independent School District Trustees meet on Aug. 10, teachers and staff from the district have a First Amendment right to participate in the public discusion about whether to rename Robert E. Lee High School, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of…
Written by City of San Antonio on Jul 24, 2015
San Antonio is expected to grow by over 1 million people between now and 2040. It is important to plan for this growth so we can make smart choices now to prepare for the future. Join us at one of the meetings listed below, or add your ideas online through August 11, 2015. At these small-…
Written by Clayton Price on Jul 24, 2015
San Antonio residents’ resounding number one priority in the city budget is public safety, calling for improving sidewalks, streets and drainage to protect children and adults. Making the city safer by increasing funding for infrastructure was a top priority for 526 people, or 32.4 percent of…
Written by William Schlecht on Jul 24, 2015
San Antonio should join New York, London and Amsterdam and use the river as a transportation option for commuters. Call it VIA Rio. San Antonio has distinct advantages over the other cities.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 19, 2015
About 275,000 families in the U.S., including more than 6,000 in San Antonio, will get free high-speed home Internet under ConnectHome, a demonstration project announced July 15 by President Barack Obama and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro. “America’s challenge in this 21st…
Written by Guest on Jul 17, 2015
A group of children at risk for Type 2 diabetes will soon be attending Camp Power Up with fun activities, field trips and wellness education to help them learn ways to live a healthy lifestyle and beat the odds of a diabetes diagnosis.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Jul 15, 2015
We've just made it is easier than ever before to donate to support community news by joining other leading nonprofits — like Wikipedia, (RED), KQED and The USO — in using Square Cash $Cashtags for fundraising.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Jul 13, 2015
Mayor Taylor’s Statement on Confederate Monuments SAN ANTONIO (July 9, 2015) — “Slavery and the Civil War are part of the American legacy. For more than 200 years we’ve been trying to fully realize the revolutionary premise of democracy: all men are created equal.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Jul 13, 2015
"The Power of a Dream," Which Tells the Inspiring Story of SA Native's Ambition to Play College Football Despite Obstacles, Premieres July 26 at Palladium Eric Castillo was 28-years-old when he boldly decided to pursue a dream that most would not dare to imagine at such an age. Yet, the 2001…