Saturday, August 27, 2011

Holy humanoids, Batman! Reports of flying beings over South Texas

Posted By on Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 10:29 PM

Those who study such phenomena have suggested these may be inter-dimensional time travelers or the like. What do you believe? Are these merely tall tales, or is something taking place that is beyond our comprehension?

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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Texas nonprofits, facing state and federal cuts, see plenty of doom and gloom

Posted By on Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 8:49 PM

As if state cuts aren’t bad enough, the one-third of the state budget that comes out of Washington will also be compromised.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Canseco faces protest at local speech (and delivers lamest D.C.-earthquake joke yet)

Posted By on Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 8:17 PM

It's August recess time, and Francisco “Quico” Canseco's back in town. But while he enjoyed a nice quiet gathering downtown Wednesday inside a South San Chamber of Commerce luncheon, dozens of protesters rallied outside his speech in triple-digit heat, claiming the freshman GOP congressman refuses to meet with working-class parts of his district.

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Saturday, August 20, 2011

Jaime's Bday and Photo Hack Day

Posted By on Sat, Aug 20, 2011 at 11:24 AM

Tonight Jaime Monzon is celebrating his birthday at the Mix. If you don't know Jaime, you should. He's one of the creatives over at SA Current HQ keeping the publication in gear. When Mr. Monzon isn't working, or gigging with Ledaswan, he's volunteering his skills with Local782. So I'm tagging...

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Friday, August 19, 2011

Obama halts deportations of DREAM-eligible youth

Posted By on Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 2:36 PM

Yesterday, the Obama administration proved that it's trying to do something - anything - to win back the votes of its Latino-based electorate. The Department of Homeland Security has issued new guidelines that would prevent the deportations of some 300,000 undocumented people throughout the country - that is,...

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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Perry's ignorance on climate change not aided by Texas' state climatologist

Posted By on Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 4:14 PM

Perry and Texas' state climatologist have apparently never spoken about climate change — despite 11 years of chances, and the fact that nearly the entire state is experiencing "exceptional" drought and has been breaking summer heat records all summer long.

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Southtown San Antonio - Yoga and Non-profits

Posted By on Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 11:18 AM

Photo Credit - Buzzetta Photography SEPTEMBER IS NATIONAL YOGA MONTH! I am celebrating with my friends at Southtown Yoga Loft with a fun-filled First Friday night of Vino & Vinyasa. The festivities include: An hour long Yoga class - 6:30 - 7:30 and then Music, wine, appetizers, art...

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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Haven for Hope & parking meter donation stations for San Antonio's homeless

Posted By on Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 4:58 PM

This week, I saw one of those new coin-operated "donation stations" ostensibly designed to help the homeless in San Antonio. Our City Council approved some 25 decommissioned parking meters to serve as donation repositories to benefit programs at Haven for Hope. Haven for Hope, which just celebrated its somewhat rocky...

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MoveOn to Lamar Smith: San Antonio wants jobs, not cuts

Posted By on Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 10:06 AM

“I think oil companies, which have served this state well, and wealthy people, who have benefited — my sense is they would not mind paying their fair share."

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Text your 9-1-1 emergency, FCC launches NG911

Posted By on Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 6:03 AM

To FCC is working on enabling 911 emergency services to receive texts, photos, and videos. At the 2011 APCO Conference in Philadelphia August 10 , FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced his five step action plan to chart the transition to Next Generation 9-1-1 services (NG911). According to the FCC's...

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