Monday, June 1, 2015

No Pumping Restrictions For Edwards Aquifer For The First Time Since 2011

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 6:16 PM

All the rain we’ve had lately has claimed lives, ruined homes, and cancelled events across South Texas. But at least it’s improving the health of San Antonio’s main water source. The Edwards Aquifer Authority announced today that it has lifted all pumping restrictions for the first time since 2011....

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Qatar Military Official In San Antonio Accused Of Engaging In Forced Labor

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 4:02 PM

Federal agents arrested a military official from Qatar, along with his wife who is a citizen of the United Arab Emirates, over the weekend, accusing the couple for forcing two people to work for them. Hassan Salem H.M. Al Homoud and his wife, Zainab Al Hosani, are charged with...

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More Practice Rounds For Speed Rack Texas Winner

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 3:51 PM

You'll learn more about Speed Rack Texas winner, Zulcoralis Rodriguez, next week before she head to New York City to compete in the national speed 'tending competition. For now, how does four cocktails for $20 sound?  Rodriguez will be guest bartending at Park Social (224 E. Olmos) this Monday...

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Helotes Humane Society Hosts Pup- and Beer-Friendly Social

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 2:49 PM

You've probably never heard "dogs" and "foaming at the mouth" put together in a positive light, but alas, the Helotes Humane Society has done just that. On Thursday, June 4, the shelter is hosting its second annual Foam at Mouth event at Holiday Inn Northwest (10135 State Highway 151, 210-451-6885). Between...

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Bake Sale To Benefit San Anto Cultural Arts

Posted By and on Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 2:45 PM

Andrea Morgan and a specialty team of fellow pastry chefs will be showcasing and selling their craft during the second "Baking for a Cause" bake sale, with proceedings going toward San Anto Cultural Arts on Sunday, June 14 at Beethoven Maennerchor (422 Pereida St.) from 11 a.m. to 3...

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5 Shows To See This Week

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 1:51 PM

Monday, June 1 Spiders Jazz Trumpeter Tony Romero and the Spiders Jazz band commandeer Sam’s weekly swing night with a bop session. $10, 7pm, Sam’s Burger Joint, 330 E Grayson St., (210) 223-2830 Tuesday, June 2 Sam Prekop With The Sea and the Cake, Chicago native Sam...

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5 Things You Have To Do This Week

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 12:20 PM

Monday, June 1 Negroni Week Kick-Off The Last Word will host a kick-off event for Negroni Week. For only $8 you can get the famous Italian cocktail that combines gin, vermouth and Campari. One dollar of each drink will be donated to fund research and awareness about Guillain-Barré Syndrome...

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Pinche Bird Flu: Whataburger Cuts Breakfast Hours Due To Egg Shortage

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 12:11 PM

Brace yourselves. Texas' beloved fast-food chain, Whataburger, is shortening its breakfast hours due to the sudden outbreak of bird flu that has compromised most of the United States' major egg producers. Although they will not stop serving breakfast entirely, for the time being the chain will severely cut their...

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Animal Care Services Incorporates Facial Recognition Technology

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 11:15 AM

Lost dog or cat? There's an app for that. Animal Care Services will integrate a new facial recognition tool called Finding Rover. Users of the app take a photo of their beloved pet and upload it into a free database. If a registered pet is lost, the app will...

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Campus Carry Passes, But Private Institutions Can Opt Out

Posted By on Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 10:59 AM

A controversial bill to allow concealed handguns in Texas’ public university buildings will soon become law. Senate Bill 11 is restricted to concealed handgun license holders who are over 21. The bill is sure to become law, as Gov. Greg Abbott has pledged to sign any open carry-related measure...

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