The Google Fiber van in Salt Lake City. Courtesy image from Google Fiber Blog.

Lighting Up Dark Fiber: San Antonio’s Broadband Plan

One year after Councilmember Ron Nirenberg (D8) first proposed a municipal broadband strategy to City Council, the matter will come to a vote Thursday, providing newly-elected Mayor Ivy Taylor and her colleagues the opportunity to lead San Antonio’s public institutions into an era of greater digital connectivity.

Showtime for Showdown: H-E-B Contest Winners Announced

On Saturday afternoon in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center auditorium, under pulsing lights, to the sound of pounding backbeats and the frenzied cheers of family and friends, the winners of the H-E-B Slim Down Showdown were awarded $32,500 in prizes for their combined efforts of building healthy living habits, losing weight, and becoming health advocates.