Written by Amanda Evrard on Jan 04, 2013
UPDATED for 2020: City Hall and most municipal offices will be closed on Jan. 20, in observation of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday. Public safety and emergency services will remain in operation. But do you have to take out the trash on the MLK holiday? No.
Written by Andrew Delgado on Aug 30, 2012
Take a tour of the rich history of change brought by COPS/Metro Alliance on this interactive map that includes video, oral history, photos and documents. Relive the history as former COPS President Andy Sarabia travels the West Side neighborhoods describing the improvement projects, people…
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 City of San Antonio on Dec 16, 2011
Updated for 2019: When do you have to
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 toward a goal of achieving Guinness World Record status with a tamalada on Dec. 7, 2011.
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 CharlotteAnne Lucas 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.