Friday, October 30, 2015

Watch All 5 New Spurs H-E-B Commercials

Posted By on Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 10:53 PM

Despite loads of off-season success, the Spurs had plenty of questions coming into this year. How would LaMarcus Aldridge mesh with the rest of the team? Would Kawhi Leonard step his game up and become a true number one option? Could the Big Three of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker...

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Flooding Forces Tony Parker to Turn Around, Not Drown

Posted By on Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 4:41 PM

Tony Parker: All-Star point guard, NBA champion, French rapper, public safety ally. Because of today's torrential rains, Parker had a little trouble getting to today's shootaround. He did the right thing; unlike my high-risk/high-reward Oregon Trail strategy, Parker didn't try to ford the river. He turned around, he didn't...

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Check Out the Spurs' Christmas Uniforms

Posted By on Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 3:17 PM

There's no substitute for the Spurs' classic silver and black unis (or the throwback Fiesta gear we pine for), but these are a pretty solid alternate. The NBA, adidas and Stance unveiled Spurs' Christmas uniforms today, a part of the "Season's Greetings Collection" (for whatever that's worth). A full...

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Severe Weather Strikes San Antonio, Again

Posted By on Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 9:41 AM

The Alamo City is under flash flood and tornado watches, along with most of Central Texas. The flash flood watch is in effect until 10 a.m. Saturday morning, and the tornado watch is in effect until noon. The Weather Channel reports that tornados may have hit D'hanis and Floresville,...

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Five Things Rumored to be on the Agenda of SeaWorld's Nov. 9 webcast

Posted By on Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 7:35 AM

On Monday, Nov. 9, SeaWorld Entertainment is planning a webcast featuring SeaWorld CEO Joel Manby along with other senior management. The invitation-only webcast will include details of the third-quarter results (which will be released on Nov. 5 prior to the webcast), and it will offer new details on a...

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Thursday, October 29, 2015

San Antonio Housing Authority to Launch ConnectHome Initiative

Posted By on Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 2:29 PM

With one in four San Antonio families lacking basic Internet access in their homes, the San Antonio Housing Authority hopes the Department of Housing and Urban Development's collaborative ConnectHome Initiative can start to close the digital gap. “This is an issue that directly impacts our clients and the community that we...

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You Probably Haven't Voted Yet, and You Probably Won't Vote at All

Posted By on Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 1:27 PM

Early voting for this year’s set of constitutional amendments is almost done, and you probably haven’t voted yet. And odds are you won’t vote at all. That’s not an indictment on you in particular, or your degree of civic engagement. But it is a safe bet, given historic trends....

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Check Out Urban Pumpkin Patches with Centro San Antonio and the Pearl Farmers Market

Posted By on Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 12:02 PM

Halloween is this Saturday, and you’re in luck if you still need a pumpkin to carve. Centro San Antonio will host a pop-up Flash Patch from 6 to 8 p.m. downtown at Hemisfair. The free event features free pumpkins (free pumpkins!), photo booths and goodies for your little gourdling. Check...

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Mayor Ivy Taylor Says SAPD Has It Right on Immigration Procedures

Posted By on Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 11:31 AM

As Texas Governor Greg Abbott ramps up his rhetoric against "Sanctuary" cities, Mayor Ivy Taylor is highlighting the San Antonio Police Department's policy of not asking people about their immigration status. “The highest priority for any city is public safety. Without law and order, you get chaos,” Taylor said...

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Indigenous Peoples Day Resolution Didn't Make It onto Promised City Council Agenda

Posted By on Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 8:03 AM

Today was supposed to be the day the San Antonio City Council decided whether it would declare October 12 as Indigenous Peoples Day. That, however, won't be happening today and it's unclear when the council will take up the measure. Antonio Diaz, a member of the Texas Indigenous Council,...

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