Thursday, April 26, 2012

Scientology settles Bexar County lawsuit

Posted By on Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 5:40 PM

The Scientology circus playing out in a Bexar County court quietly came to a close this week. According to court records, the church on Monday settled its breach-of-contract suit against a former high-ranking member living in San Antonio, ending a case that drew shocking testimony against the church in open court earlier this year.

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City gets green light in controversial Broadway drainage case

Posted By on Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 11:18 AM

Even as the city's $596 million, largest-ever bond package looks like a slam-dunk, given no organized opposition to speak of and a weighty development-backed PAC pushing the proposal, there's movement on a legal case that could make locals nervous of future bond pitches.

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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Year two on the picket line for Guenther workers

Posted By on Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 7:01 PM

As workers with Teamsters Local 657 enter year two of their strike against Guenther, seeking higher wages to offset more costly medical coverage, neither side shows sign of budging.

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North Side Wal-Mart woes continue

Posted By on Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 5:29 PM

Apparently nothing pulls a crowd on the North Side quite like locals reeling from the idea of big-box giant Wal-Mart stomping around their backyard.

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Sunday, April 22, 2012

Scorpions rescue a point at home in 91st minute

Posted By on Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 8:50 PM

In a gutsy display on Saturday and with the game expiring, the San Antonio Scorpions tie the Fort Lauderdale Strikers 2-2. They're now 0-1-1.

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Saturday, April 21, 2012

Mother's Day brunch includes dialogue with SA Councilwomen

Posted By on Sat, Apr 21, 2012 at 1:46 PM

Martinez Street Women's Center--Raising the next generation of women leaders in San Antonio Several years ago, I became acquainted with a small, but impressive nonprofit, Martinez Street Women's Center (MSWC). Squeezed in a small row of storefronts on East Hackberry, MSWC offers programs and resources for women and girls in...

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

A nightmare on Wurzbach Pkwy: Scorpions lose home opener

Posted By on Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 4:07 PM

Off the pitch, everything was a big party for the San Antonio Scorpions on Sunday, April 15: a crowd of 13,501 (a total sell out) watched their first home game, exceeding the expectations of even the most optimistic fans. On the field, it was a disaster.

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Saturday, April 14, 2012

Brighton Center and YOSA in San Antonio nonprofit news

Posted By on Sat, Apr 14, 2012 at 7:30 AM

Good news on the nonprofit front! San Antonio's Brighton Center was recognized by Non-Profit Times, the leading business publication in nonprofit management, as the #2 nonprofit in the nation to work for in 2012. Brighton Center, located at 14207 Higgins Road, provides family and community education and developmental services to...

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Friday, April 13, 2012

Gilbert García speaks on 'Reagan's Comeback'

Posted By on Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 5:52 PM

Former Current staffer Gilbert García speaks to Enrique Lopetegui about 'Reagan's Comeback: Three weeks in Texas that changed American politics forever.'

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Photos: Ron Paul rally, Main Plaza

Posted By on Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 2:58 PM

Hundreds turned out Thursday night to cheer on long-shot presidential hopeful Ron Paul at a town hall in Main Plaza. While Paul has virtually no chance of securing the GOP nomination at this point, he made San Antonio the last stop on his three-day swing through Texas this week trying to rally support before state Republicans choose delegates this weekend and next.

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