Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Actors, Musicians, DJs Step Up to Raise Funds for RAICES

Posted By on Wed, Sep 12, 2018 at 4:15 PM

The fervor to raise money for immigrant-assistance group RAICES hasn't slowed since a viral campaign this summer brought $20 million into the San Antonio-based nonprofit's coffers. Entertainers have also stepped up to the (offering) plate. In Hollywood this month, Jane the Virgin's Gina Rodriguez, Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Joseph Lo Truglio and The...

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SAWS Is Sharing Some Shitty News About the Recent Storms

Posted By on Wed, Sep 12, 2018 at 2:07 PM

There's a lot of things to love about the rain that's drenched San Antonio for the past week. Sewer overflows aren't one of 'em. Since Sept. 1, San Antonio Water System has reported seven sewer spills to state regulators. All were the result of recent rainfall, which can overwhelm sewers...

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Dallas Fed: San Antonians Are Earning More... But There's a Catch

Posted By on Wed, Sep 12, 2018 at 11:19 AM

San Antonio workers saw their paychecks increase far faster than the Texas and national averages through the first half of this year, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Now here are the caveats that almost completely suck the juice out of what had been good news, delivered...

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Don’t Drink the Lemonade: SA’s Politico-business Complex Launches Its Fight Against the Fire Union’s Lousy Charter Amendments

Posted By on Wed, Sep 12, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Editor's Note: The following is City Current, a column of opinion and analysis. Last Saturday morning, several members of San Antonio’s politico-business complex directed speeches at 200 or 300 people, many of whom had been munching on free breakfast tacos a few minutes before the event started at La...

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The Next South San Superintendent Will Grapple with a Budget Shortfall, Students and Their Families Leaving the District – and Connie Prado

Posted By on Wed, Sep 12, 2018 at 7:30 AM

Superintendent Abelardo Saavedra has been good for South San, one of the school districts in Bexar County that’s been bleeding students and already-scarce tax revenue for years. Under Saavedra, South San’s school have improved overall and the district has worked its way out of state conservatorship. But as he...

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