Monday, June 26, 2017

Newspaper Publisher Tino Durán Remembered for His Savviness, Sense of Mission

Posted By on Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 1:10 PM

An icon in the newspaper industry has passed away. Florentino “Tino” Durán, former publisher and CEO of La Prensa Newspaper, a family-owned bilingual publication in San Antonio, died Sunday at his home after a four-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 82 years old. “Our sweet, beautiful and loving...

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

San Antonio Stars Host Hoops & Hounds on June 10

Posted By on Wed, Jun 7, 2017 at 3:02 PM

Last year, Stars Guard Moriah Jefferson adopted a four-month-old puppy after the Hoops and Hounds game. “We were helping out at Pets Alive, and I fell in love with her…as soon as I looked into her eyes, I was hooked. I love dogs, so my house was a little...

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana in Texas Clears First Big Hurdle

Posted By on Tue, Apr 4, 2017 at 6:15 AM

A bill that would effectively decriminalize small-time pot possession in Texas cleared its first major legislative hurdle on Monday. House Bill 81, which would replace arrest and jail time with a simple $250-max civil fine for anyone caught with an ounce or less of marijuana, passed the Texas House's criminal...

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Does Governor Greg Abbott Even Have A Clue How Transportation Works?

Posted By on Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Even if Greg Abbott thinks that bullet trains in Texas are a complete waste of dough, it might be wise, in the future, to not actually say that out loud. Because when has a large-scale transportation project in Texas ever turned a profit? Last Thursday during a Greater Waco Chamber...

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

10 Free Events Happening This Week

Posted By , , , and on Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 1:34 PM

Tue 6/28 Ferris Bueller's Day Off Slab Cinema hosts a free, outdoor screening of writer/director John Hughes' 1986 cult classic Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Starring Matthew Broderick as a precocious teen playing hooky with his BFF Cameron (Alan Ruck) and girlfriend Sloane (Mia Sara), the film charts a memorable...

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Monday, June 13, 2016

La Botánica Will Host Anti-Trump Sign-Making Party Before SA Fundraiser

Posted By on Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 6:33 PM

It's not enough to sit back on your biscuit slanging shade at The Donald. Whether you hate Drumpf due to his blatant racism, his grandstanding following the attack in Orlando, or because he's the epitome of the privileged white male, any reason is a good one to attend Xanklah...

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Friday, June 10, 2016

Join the Klinge Brothers Saturday for a Ghostly Adventure

Posted By on Fri, Jun 10, 2016 at 5:10 PM

San Antonio's own Brad and Barry Klinge, world-renowned paranormal researchers and stars of Discovery Channel's Ghost Lab, will host a day of lectures and presentations with paranormal experts on Saturday, June 11 at the Crockett Hotel. The day-long event, which is part of their multi-city Resurrection Tour, will include a special ghost tour of Alamo Plaza...

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Monday, May 23, 2016

Sichan Siv, Former U.N. Ambassador and Cambodian Genocide Survivor, to Give Free Talk in SA

Posted By on Mon, May 23, 2016 at 11:39 AM

It's easy to get stressed about a malfunctioning Snapchat filter or filled up DVR. But when such inconveniences totally ruin our day, perhaps it's time to remind ourselves what true challenges look like. Such an opportunity exists on Tuesday, May 24 at the Mission Branch Library (3134 Roosevelt Ave.), when Sichan...

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Beloved Spur Retires: The Coyote, Rob Wicall, Hangs it Up

Posted By on Thu, May 19, 2016 at 10:47 AM

With basketball fans all abuzz over the possible retirements of two of The Big Three – Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili – it's easy to overlook someone who has been the oversized face of the franchise for nearly as long. Robert Wicall, the man behind The Coyote, has announced...

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Friday, May 13, 2016

How to Process Your Spurs Blues

Posted By on Fri, May 13, 2016 at 4:03 PM

Whether we want to believe it or not, the Spurs' exceptional 2015-2016 season has come to a close. Perhaps the most painful part of getting knocked out in the second round of a season that seemed destined to climax with the Silver and Black facing off against the Golden...

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