Tuesday, May 31, 2016

PechaKucha Vol. 22 Rescheduled Due to Inclement Weather

Posted By on Tue, May 31, 2016 at 2:17 PM

There's still more time if you haven't bought tickets for Volume 22 of PechaKucha San Antonio. Originally scheduled for tonight, May 31 at 7:30 p.m., the event has been pushed to next Tuesday, June 7 due to anticipated inclement weather (just look outside your window). The presentation will still take place...

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Arturo Torres Delivers Kirby-esque Kawhi

Posted By on Tue, May 31, 2016 at 12:03 PM

When embarking on his professional career as an artist just a couple of years ago, it’s fair to say to say that Texas native Arturo Torres was not contemplating Kawhi Leonard erotic fan fiction. After continuing his successful partnership with San Anto’s Shea Serrano, this is where Torres finds himself on Tuesday, via their...

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The Supreme Court Won't Consider Ted Cruz Citizenship Lawsuit

Posted By on Tue, May 31, 2016 at 11:01 AM

Any chances of Ted Cruz being ineligible to work in the Oval Office because he was born in Canada have been dashed. The Supreme Court declined to take up a lawsuit filed by a retired Utah attorney that argued Cruz wasn't a "natural born citizen," Roll Call reports.  In...

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Monday, May 30, 2016

San Antonio Animal Care Services' Live Release Rate Falls Below No-kill Standard

Posted By on Mon, May 30, 2016 at 3:15 PM

After four months of no-kill status, San Antonio Animal Care Services dropped below the nationally accepted standard for no-kill in April. In order to earn the "no-kill" title, at least 90 percent of the animals which enter a city's shelters must leave alive. It does not mean that no animals...

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Friday, May 27, 2016

Bonehead Quote of the Week: The Donald Is the Presumptive Republican Nominee for President

Posted By on Fri, May 27, 2016 at 3:26 PM

Well, Donald Trump finally did it. On Thursday, the clown-faced maniac clenched support from 1,238 Republican delegates — one more than he needed to secure the nomination. In honor of the circus that is The Donald, here are few gems from Twitter demonstrating what a bonehead the guy is.  Trump...

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Watch: Missions Manager Gets Ejected, Takes Second Base With Him

Posted By on Fri, May 27, 2016 at 2:36 PM

Sometimes, great lengths must be taken to get a point across. Some are unwilling to go the distance needed to fully express their argument. Phillip Wellman is not among them. When Missions shortstop Nelson Ward was called out at second base last night in a game against the Northwest Arkansas...

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Will San Antonio City Council Consider Easing Taxi Cab Regulations?

Posted By on Fri, May 27, 2016 at 11:30 AM

The traditional vehicle-for-hire industry is facing fierce competition from transportation network companies all across Texas. San Antonio is no different, but it is the only large city in the Lone Star State that has found a regulatory middle ground with companies like Lyft, Uber and Get Me. Right now,...

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Kawhi's Big Week Continues: Leonard Named First Team All-NBA

Posted By on Thu, May 26, 2016 at 3:45 PM

Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard would surely rather still be playing basketball right now than win any award, but this week has probably been a serviceable consolation. Leonard was named First Team All-NBA today, the first time he's made any All-NBA team. He was also named First Team All-Defense yesterday as...

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Ghost City Tours Expands Its Spooky Operations to San Antonio

Posted By on Thu, May 26, 2016 at 1:52 PM

San Antonio's so old that there's no shortage of ghost stories and spooky legends that haunt the city — Downtown, in particular.  And there's a new crew of tour guides moving in to regale locals and tourists alike with ghostly stories about places like the Alamo and The Menger Hotel....

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Local 7th Grader Bounced from National Spelling Bee After Impressive Showing

Posted By on Thu, May 26, 2016 at 1:43 PM

It was a good run while it lasted. Local 7th grader Alex Iyer made it to the final day of the Scripps-Howard National Spelling Bee today, but got bounced in the fourth round after incorrectly spelling the word "hypopus," which according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary is "a migratory larva of...

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