Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Oct 16, 2020
On the Nov. 3 ballot, three propositions (City of San Antonio A and B; Advanced Transportation District A) will give San Antonio voters the opportunity to determine the use of ¼ of 1% of the city’s sales and use tax. The issues involved are complicated and require some time to understand. You can…
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 09, 2020
Cast a better-informed vote by watching the 2020 Judicial Candidate Forum on Oct. 15, 2020 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. right here on this page. The forum is co-hosted by the San Antonio Bar Association Medical Legal Liaison Committee and the Bexar County Women's Bar. The forum is sponsored by Texas…
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Oct 04, 2020
Replay NOWCastSA video from the Leon Valley Virtual City Council Candidate Candidate Forum  Oct. 7  which was moderated by the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area. You can replay the video in its entirety or scroll down to jump to the spot in the video when the candidates…
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Oct 01, 2020
The Mexican American Legislative Caucus held a Texas Redistricting Town Hall on Sept. 24, 2020 to discuss the census, redistricting and gerrymandering. In 2021, the Texas Legislature is scheduled to begin the redistricting process for 38 or 39 U.S. House seats, Texas Senate seats and Texas House…
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 19, 2020
Replay a webcast of part of the San Antonio community's vigil for Ruth Bader Ginsburg in front of the Bexar County Courthouse on Sept. 19, 2020. The vigil was one of dozens across the country simultaneously memorializing the beloved associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. NOWCastSA recorded…
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Aug 11, 2020
Amid much interest from parents and teachers about the reopening of schools as the pandemic rages on, the City of San Antonio’s COVID-19 PreK-12 Consultation Group met with the public for a virtual town hall to discuss concerns and safety measures for the upcoming school year. The live discussion…
Written by Brandy Ruiz on Aug 07, 2020
Author Susan Bernardo and illustrator Courtenay Fletcher performed readings of their books, “Sun Kisses, Moon Hugs” and “The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm,” and gave an in-depth lecture about bibliotherapy and creativity and how to guide children to develop emotional intelligence. The virtual…
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 30, 2020
San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood marched in plain clothes with #BlackLivesMatter protestors, along with his sons. "I'm marching because I've been witnessing the injustices of people of color all of my life, and I think it's important that people look through the lens of a minority, particularly…
Written by Rebecca Espinoza on Jun 25, 2020
Thanks to coronavirus, protesting your property taxes is different this year. San Antonio District 7 City Councilwoman Ana Sandoval interviewed Camille Rodriguez Brigant about how to protest and why you should - even if you are over 65. Then Sandoval talked with San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg…
Written by Kathryn O'Rourke on Jun 18, 2020
We are here today because of the Woolworth Building, but also because of the building that stands opposite it, and because of the space between them. There is perhaps no building in the United States to which so much meaning has been attached for so long as the Alamo. Indeed, the Woolworth is at…