Tuesday, May 5, 2015

The Texas House Of Representatives Will Vote On A Bill To Decriminalize Pot

Posted By on Tue, May 5, 2015 at 9:24 AM

After nearly dying in committee, a bill that would decriminalize possession of an ounce or less of marijuana was revived and voted out of a Texas House committee.  House Bill 507 would eliminate jail time and criminal records. Instead, people caught with an ounce or less of pot would...

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Scouts For Equality Challenge Boy Scouts To Overturn Policy Banning Gay Adults

Posted By on Tue, May 5, 2015 at 8:00 AM

A nonprofit has crowdsourced more than $40,000 and it's willing to hand all that cash over to the Boy Scouts of America on one condition: repeal the ban on gay parents and adults. Scouting for Equality, the nonprofit behind the challenge to Boy Scouts of America President Bob Gates,...

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Monday, May 4, 2015

The Search For The Best Bettie Page Returns To Brass Monkey

Posted By on Mon, May 4, 2015 at 7:46 PM

Who doesn't want to be the mirror image of pin-up goddess Bettie Page, with her raven black hair, curvaceous hourglass figure, complete with her unforgettable bangs? If you bear a resemblance, know how to strike a pose, or even just throw on a wig and some 1950s-era sex pot...

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LA Is Terrible: Paparazzi Hound Spurs Outside Club

Posted By on Mon, May 4, 2015 at 6:10 PM

This would never happen in San Antonio. A number of Spurs players received the full Los Angeles experience following their nail-biting Game 7 loss to the Clippers on Saturday. L.A.'s ever-present paparazzi made sure Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and company made an appearance on TMZ before leaving the city,...

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5 Things You Have To Do This Week

Posted By on Mon, May 4, 2015 at 3:55 PM

Monday, May 5 Think Big Movie Marathon Part of the national fundraising initiative Give Local America, the Big Give S.A. unites 877 organizations for a 24-hour period designed to “bring nonprofits and donors together, expand the idea of online giving, connect people to the causes that move them the...

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5 Shows To See This Week

Posted By on Mon, May 4, 2015 at 2:30 PM

Monday, May 4 Boz Scaggs Looking at Boz Scaggs, it’s hard to believe that the man is 70 years old. Hearing him play confirms that suspicion, as Scaggs plays with a vitality that many teenage musicians would trade with the devil for. Including his brief tenure with the Steve...

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Hundreds March Through Downtown SA For Marijuana Legalization

Posted By on Mon, May 4, 2015 at 1:44 PM

Hundreds of people marched in San Antonio in support of reforming the Lone Star State's strict marijuana laws.  Starting at Maverick Park and ending at the Friendly Spot Ice House, 300 people snaked through downtown Sunday to raise awareness about pot reform efforts at the Capitol.  [Slideshow: 35 Photos Of...

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10 Fake 'Star Wars' Facts To Share On Star Wars Day

Posted By on Mon, May 4, 2015 at 12:19 PM

It's Star Wars Day, a little-known holiday wherein hard core sci-fi fans commemorate a space opera franchise that failed to attract mainstream attention. Actually it's the day Star Wars fandom goes into hyperdrive to celebrate the epic film saga that spawned a multimedia empire. Expect a complete social media takeover...

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Tuesday Is Your Last Chance To Cast An Early Vote

Posted By on Mon, May 4, 2015 at 9:48 AM

Early voting will end Tuesday and as of Saturday, nearly 34,000 of Bexar County's registered voters have cast early votes, according to the Bexar County Elections Department.  The county has roughly 959,000 registered voters. The election is this coming Saturday. Voters will elect a new mayor and fill each...

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Sunday, May 3, 2015

SA To Dilley: Marching To End Immigrant Detention

Posted By on Sun, May 3, 2015 at 12:19 PM

It is May 2, 2015 and I traveled to Dilley, Texas with five other students and two of our professors from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio. Earlier this week, I attended an information forum on campus in which two activists, Rebecca Flores and Diego Mancha,...

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