Monday, July 30, 2012

Batman shooting: Guns don't solve problems, people do

Posted By on Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 4:44 PM

By Michael Minch Can anything be said in the wake of the most recent murderous eruption, this time in Aurora, Colorado? On one hand, many people jump forward quickly with new laments, calls for greater gun control, appeals against such control, and frankly, everything we’ve heard so many...

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SA Scorpions on fire after beating Carolina 8-0

Posted By on Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 10:31 AM

Watch how the Scorpions pulverized Carolina in the most lopsided win in NASL history.

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Friday, July 27, 2012

Unite Here agitates for Tip Integrity Act at SA's Grand Hyatt and River Walk hotels

Posted By on Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 3:09 PM

  At 5 p.m. outside the Grand Hyatt downtown, a tight group of Unite Here protesters discussed, shouted, and acted out their concerns over an issue they deem unjust: tip distribution in hotel chains along the River Walk, and the Grand Hyatt in particular. The Hyatt has been...

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Encouraging the next generation of nonprofit leaders

Posted By on Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 3:24 PM

Few people know nonprofit organizations like this week's guest blogger, Francesca Rattray. Francesca has spent most of her adult life in the nonprofit world as a fundraiser, trainer, and consultant. She studied Asian Studies at Georgetown University and has an MBA from Boston University's School of Management. She can be...

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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Lead author of UT fracking study takes industry money

Posted By on Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 8:11 PM

A report released by a watchdog group this week outlines how Chip Groat, lead author of UT's recent study on fracking, since late 2006 has sat on the board of directors for Houston-based oil and gas drillers Plains Exploration and Production (PXP). It's something he didn't disclose in the report or to UT officials.

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Saturday, July 21, 2012

Space available at spare parts teacher fair

Posted By on Sat, Jul 21, 2012 at 12:12 PM

Last year's teacher fair Spare parts founder Mary Elizabeth Cantu and her crew of interns are sweating all summer to gather and sort art supplies--cleverly disguised as trash--for a big Teacher Fair. There's still space available for teachers, so Mary sent me the details to publish. The nonprofit spare...

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Friday, July 20, 2012

Are we flattered? 'SA Magazine' riffs on 'Current' Flavor in new design

Posted By on Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 3:17 PM

Imitation? Flattery? Theft? Simple coincidental reprising? We only wish we were speaking of the repurposing of soundbites on the campaign trail, the retreading of tax pledges, jobs promises, and American can-do-betteredness. Instead we're using our valuable time to talk about San Antonio Magazine. It's funny, you know. Both...

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Thursday, July 19, 2012

A correction: State elevator data appears to be incorrect

Posted By on Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 3:19 PM

For this week's feature looking at the Crockett Hotel's recent elevator death, the state's investigation into it, and elevator regulations and related injuries in Texas, we also sought to find out how many local elevators were past their mandated annual inspection date. When asked, open records representatives with...

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Protest outside Obama's swank, record-setting SA fundraiser

Posted By on Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 6:39 PM

Hands-down our favorite line: “Emperor Hussein. The King of the Drones. The Crusher of the Constitution.”

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Sunday, July 15, 2012

Terra-Genesis--a human services nonprofit built from a dream

Posted By on Sun, Jul 15, 2012 at 12:34 PM

If the name Terra-Genesis at first suggests a sci-fi novel, you might not be far off. It is about both science and Ben Amor's unique life story. Terra-Genesis is a multi-faceted nonprofit which includes the Community Resources Directory, a large database of resources available in print and on the internet....

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