Sunday, February 23, 2020

Democratic Frontrunner Bernie Sanders Plays the Hits to a Packed House at San Antonio Rally

Posted By on Sun, Feb 23, 2020 at 9:46 AM

Fresh off a week that saw him cement his status as Democratic frontrunner, Bernie Sanders barnstormed through Texas with four stops that included a Saturday night rally in front of a receptive San Antonio crowd. Sanders delivered an impassioned speech at the packed, 1,500-capacity Cowboys Dancehall, the audience periodically...

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Friday, February 21, 2020

Bicyclists are Being Killed Among San Antonio's Most Congested Areas, Study Finds

Posted By on Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 6:25 PM

San Antonio citizens are processing yet another bike fatality this week, this time a 10-year-old girl who was struck on her way to school early Thursday morning. Irie Suarez, a fifth grade student at Kallison Elementary, reportedly veered into oncoming traffic before she was hit. Bexar County officials say...

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The Feds Will Pay You to Adopt a Horse or Burro — Just Like the Ones Some San Antonians Already Have in Their Backyard

Posted By on Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 5:14 PM

If you've ever wanted to own a horse or burro, but couldn't afford the animal, you may find yourself in luck this weekend. The Bureau of Land Management will set up in Kerrville for an adoption event. The government agency will bring 75 wild horses and burros, allowing the...

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Bernie Sanders Opens San Antonio Office, Names Local Union Organizer to Run It

Posted By on Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 3:14 PM

The Bernie Sanders campaign has tapped union organizer Katy Bravenec to run its newly opened San Antonio field office. The former organizer for the San Antonio Alliance of Teachers and Support Personnel will serve as a Texas regional field director for the Democratic presidential frontrunner, the Express-News reports. In...

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Two Cruise Ship Evacuees at San Antonio Base Test Positive for Coronavirus

Posted By on Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 1:43 PM

Federal, state and local health officials have confirmed two cases of COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus, among the cruise ship evacuees currently under federal quarantine at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The new diagnoses bring the total number of confirmed Bexar County cases to three. The first case was...

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Bexar County Sheriff's Deputy Accused of Sexually Assaulting Teen Girl for Years

Posted By on Fri, Feb 21, 2020 at 10:45 AM

A Bexar County Sheriff's Office deputy arrested Thursday is accused of sexually assaulting a child, according to reports. Records first obtained by KSAT 12 Defenders show that San Antonio police have been investigating Deputy Andrew Guerra since January 2019. Guerra has reportedly been with the department since 2003 but...

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

First Group of Coronavirus Evacuees Cleared to Leave San Antonio Base

Posted By on Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 3:06 PM

Ninety of the coronavirus evacuees quarantined at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland after fleeing Wuhan, China, have been cleared to leave. The two-week quarantine was lifted Thursday after the individuals received a clean bill of health from federal officials, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a press...

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Seguin Police Find Two Decomposed Bodies Inside Home During Welfare Check

Posted By on Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 11:25 AM

Seguin police have opened an investigation after discovering two decomposed bodies inside a home Monday afternoon. The corpses haven't yet been identified, but they belong to a man and a woman, according to a KENS 5 report. The man's was in an enclosed porch on the property while the woman's...

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Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders to Host San Antonio Rally on Saturday

Posted By on Thu, Feb 20, 2020 at 10:23 AM

San Antonians "feeling the bern" may want to make plans to hang out with Bernie Sanders Saturday night. The senator and presidential candidate is visiting Texas this weekend and has scheduled a 7 p.m. Alamo City rally at Cowboys Dancehall. His visit comes after his campaign opened a field...

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Former San Antonio Councilman Rey Saldaña Heading to DC to Run Education Nonprofit

Posted By on Wed, Feb 19, 2020 at 1:14 PM

VIA Metropolitan Transit chairman Rey Saldaña, who also served four terms on city council, will depart the Alamo City to head Communities In Schools, a DC-based nonprofit that aids students in low-income schools. Saldaña, 33, campaigned for council as an education advocate, and he serves as regional advocacy director...

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