Wednesday, December 12, 2012

PETA targets SeaWorld San Antonio

Posted By on Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 3:53 PM

  courtesy photo Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is calling for an investigation into a dolphin injured at SeaWorld San Antonio, filing a complaint with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Tuesday. PETA provided photos an anonymous visitor took during a Dec. 9 trip to...

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Saturday, December 8, 2012

ChildSafe Halos Stocking Gift Drive

Posted By on Sat, Dec 8, 2012 at 6:36 PM

My good friends at ChildSafe reached out for help with their annual HALO Stocking Gift Drive. ChildSafe serves families and children traumatized by child abuse and neglect. Always ready to assist a good cause, I am passing on this information. Of the more than 1,500 families served annually at ChildSafe,...

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Friday, December 7, 2012

Krisanne Frost (1951-2012)

Posted By on Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 2:55 PM

San Antonio lost a bright light in the local art scene yesterday. Krisanne Frost, well-known local artist and the gallery liaison at Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, died December 6 from cancer at age 61 after being diagnosed just weeks ago. Born in Houston, she spent much of...

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Thursday, December 6, 2012

Hays Restoration Group continues to fight microbrewery, files lawsuit against city

Posted By on Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 5:43 PM

A group of local activists and East Side residents continue to fight the city-approved deal to build microbrewery next to the Hays Street Bridge, filing a lawsuit in Bexar County Court Thursday claiming the City of San Antonio violated an agreement with a local community group to turn...

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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Art and Science Forge Together to Launch Community Partnership

Posted By on Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 6:23 PM

Sharing--resources, space, skill-sets, knowledge, equipment--that's what a hackerspace does by definition. 10BitWorks Hackerspace, a nonprofit located at 1020 Roosevelt, is reaching out at the grassroots level by partnering with other nonprofits, artists, software programmers, techies and DIY enthusiasts. "In founding 10BitWorks with Mike Perez and Jeremy Zunker, we envisioned becoming...

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Council to consider 'Bikini Rule,' other restrictions on strip clubs

Posted By on Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 12:37 PM

City Council Thursday is set to consider tighter restrictions for strip clubs and other so-called sexually oriented businesses, just the latest move in the city's years-long fight to crack down on San Antonio's naked club scene. The proposed changes drafted by San Antonio Police Chief William McManus and...

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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Villarreal files non-discrimination bill for LGBT workers

Posted By on Tue, Dec 4, 2012 at 4:54 PM

State Rep. Mike Villarreal, D-San Antonio, has again filed a bill that would ban Texas employers from discriminating against LGBT workers. Villarreal's HB 238, filed Monday, would keep companies from discriminating against workers because of their sexual orientation of gender identity/expression. (Read the top of Villarreal's bill if...

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