Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Spanish Company Building Vista Ridge Pipeline Starts Pre-Bankruptcy Proceedings

Posted By on Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 11:48 AM

Not even a week after City Council voted to approve a San Antonio Water System rate increase that would help pay for the 142-mile Vista Ridge Pipeline, among other projects, the energy company that's building the infrastructure initiated pre-bankruptcy proceedings. Reuters reports that Abengoa made the move after an investor...

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Animal Care Services Will Offer Black Friday Adoption Deals This Weekend

Posted By on Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 11:44 AM

For those of you courageous enough (is that the best word? I suppose I could think of some others) to brave the Black Friday crowds this week, you’re sure to come back with great deals on all manner of consumer goods. But if that 86-inch television you bought for $5.95...

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Humans of San Antonio Starts Kickstarter Campaign to Publish Book

Posted By on Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 10:54 AM

Humans of San Antonio could finally make the jump from social media to print. From 2012 to 2016, photojournalist Michael Cirlos has been combining photography and story telling to chronicle Downtown's diversity, history and individuality. The book would be 224 pages with more than 300 photos covering four years....

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Here's Your Holiday Travel Forecast

Posted By on Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 10:04 AM

Texas Thanksgiving travelers take note, there could be stormy weather through large swaths of the Lone Star State. According to the kind folks who spend 24 hours a day watching weather, a storm system may move in Thanksgiving night through Saturday night. If you're heading north toward the Panhandle, watch...

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Texas Tries to Delay Immigration Appeal

Posted By on Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 8:03 AM

After the federal government filed an appeal to the Supreme Court over two of President Barack Obama's executive immigration actions, Texas sought a 30-day extension to file its brief in the case. Yesterday, the federal government shot back, asking the court to reject the extension, the Texas Tribune reports.  There's...

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

The Piecaken Is Everything You Want in a Dessert, And It's Here to Destroy You

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 6:39 PM

Now there’s this new craze: piecaken or a quicker way to diabeetus. From its initial invention in 2010, this heartily sweet version of the turducken serves to remind us that, as Americans, if we can make anything more excessive, we will. So how does this even work? From first glance...

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Local Officials Say San Antonio Is Open for Refugees

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 6:07 PM

Plenty of Texas’ elected officials — including the governor, a senator and a slew of lawmakers from the state Legislature — have recently stated their support for barring Syrian refugees from entering the state. Their rationale is that allowing refugees — who've seen roughly 200,000 of their countrymen die and...

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Planned Parenthood South Texas CEO Speaks Out Against State Attacks

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 4:52 PM

The state of Texas has one goal, kicking Planned Parenthood out of the Lone Star State, which would cause the loss reproductive care for thousands of women. "They don't want Planned Parenthood to exist," says Jeffrey Hons, CEO of Planned Parenthood South Texas. In the last 30 days, Governor...

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Uber Español now Available in San Antonio

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 4:09 PM

Uber has announces that it's now offering San Antonio its Uber Español service, which allows customers to select Spanish-speaking drivers when they're ordering up a ride. The service is available in a handful of cities, including San Diego, Chicago, Los Angeles and Phoenix.  To request a Spanish-speaking driver, users...

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Brick Is Hosting a Star Wars Party Tonight, and They're Screening the Worst One!

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 3:58 PM

Bust out your Jedi robes, and make your way down to Brick at Blue Star at 9 p.m. Tonight they’ll be hosting a Star Wars Party where they’ll be screening everyone’s favorite, Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones or the introduction of CGI Yoda, on a 30 foot...

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