Monday, April 30, 2018

La Prensa Cuts Four Staff Positions as Publisher Mulls Format Change

Posted By on Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 3:26 PM

Pioneering bilingual newspaper La Prensa has let four editorial staffers go as part of its transition to an online-only publication, publisher Nina Durán said today. The news outlet, which specializes in positive, Latino-focused stories, aims to shift to an all-digital format on May 27 and rely more on contract workers...

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Here's How to Pay Your Respects to Erin Popovich, Wife of Spurs Coach

Posted By on Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 12:42 PM

Services were announced for Erin Popovich, the wife of Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. Although the memorial will take place in Colorado and is not open to the public, there's still ways to show your support to the Popovich family and Spurs community. Following Erin's death on April 18, her...

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Joel McHale Hilariously Roasts San Antonio Reporter on Netflix Show

Posted By on Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 12:37 PM

While local anchors get attention for doing or saying dumb stuff all the time, we may have a new favorite roast. On the latest episode of the weekly comedic commentary show The Joel McHale Show, actor/comedian Joel McHale went all in on SA Live anchor David Elder. "When you think...

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Friday, April 27, 2018

Texans Are Less Conservative than the Stereotype, New Poll Shows

Posted By on Fri, Apr 27, 2018 at 3:31 PM

Texas voters want tougher gun laws, they want the Dreamers to stay and they support legalizing weed by nearly a 2-1 margin, according to a recent Quinnipiac University Poll. Not exactly the results you'd expect from a state that went to Trump by 9 points and considers barbecued chicken...

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Other Cities Don't Want the Republican Convention Parscale is Pushing

Posted By on Fri, Apr 27, 2018 at 11:58 AM

There's a likely reason Trump campaign manager/Internet troll Brad Parscale looks so desperate for San Antonio to chase the 2020 Republican convention. Only one other city appears willing to touch it. So far, only Charlotte, N.C., has publicly bid on the convention, where Trump likely would gain the nomination...

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Twitter Dogpiles a Trolling Brad Parscale Over His Anti-Nirenberg Rants

Posted By on Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 12:04 PM

Twitter just handed Trump 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale a steaming shovelful of shit over his tweetstorm against Mayor Ron Nirenberg. Parscale — who appears to have a running bet with convicted felon Sen. Carlos Uresti over who can become the bigger embarrassment to the city — unleashed a two-day Twitter...

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Meet Rick Treviño, San Antonio’s Badass Progressive

Posted By on Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 12:00 PM

Editor's Note: Jade Esteban Estrada is the writer of Glitter Political, a series of articles detailing San Antonio's elections. I’m sitting at a table across from Rick Treviño at Don Pedro Mexican Restaurant on the city’s South Side, and I’m having this sort of out of body experience. Maybe...

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McManus and Sculley Take Aim at Story Critical of SAPD's Record With Women

Posted By on Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:54 AM

After declining comment for a Buzzfeed article critical of the San Antonio Police Department's treatment of women, Chief William McManus has blasted the piece, saying recruiting and promoting female cops is a top priority. The chief was joined by City Manager Sheryl Sculley, who also defended the department's record and...

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Despite Its Promise, SA Tomorrow is Scrapping Neighborhood Plans

Posted By on Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:00 AM

This story was originally published by NOWCastSA. In direct contradiction of a city ordinance and the promise of the SA Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan, city staffers are systematically eliminating long-standing neighborhood plans designed to protect the character and future of San Antonio’s urban core communities. The news came as an...

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Just in Time for Graduation, Finance Site Lists Ranks the Best Starting Professions

Posted By on Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 9:15 AM

Graduation's weeks away — time to get a real job and start paying down all that money you borrowed to fund your university studies and binge drinking. Naturally, it would be great to hurl your cap into the air knowing which starting jobs give you the biggest head start...

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