At the end of the powerful veterans’ ensemble play, “The Telling Project: San Antonio,” performed last year at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, Gold Star wife Donna Engeman muses about her fallen soldier husband, John.
The first time I met Julie Coan, KLRN’s chief operating officer and senior vice president a year ago, she and I had a conversation about what it means when a military veteran trusts you enough to tell you his or her story, and whether any particular response is required.
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.
Local activists will gather for a vigil Thursday evening at the Karnes County Civil Detention Center to protest what they say is the poor treatment of immigrant women and children at the facility.
The darkened confines of the superbly funkadelic Aztec Theater were the scene of Techstars Cloud’s much-anticipated “Demo Day 2015” on Thursday.
This Thursday will be a big day for the local tech community as Techstars unveils its latest lineup of 10 startup companies to the public – and investors – at the Aztec Theatre.
Father David Garcia, known to his parishioners and many throughout the city as just “Father David,” is the force behind the restoration of San Fernando Cathedral and, in partnership with then-Mayor Phil Hardberger, the redevelopment of Main Plaza across from City Hall downtown.
The San Antonio Chamber of Commerce fears that a continuation of proposed Army budget cuts totaling $95 billion under the federal government’s sequestration could result in a local impact as high as $382 million from proposed reductions in personnel at Fort Sam Houston/Camp Bullis and Joint Base San Antonio.
That impact includes the potential loss of 3,949 soldiers and 1,985 civilians from Ft.
A recent study pegged San Antonio as one of the most economically divided cities in America, topping lists measuring two different types of economic segregation.
“People overestimate their height, women underestimate their weight – and everybody overestimates how much they exercise,” quipped Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers as he presented the annual Frank Bryant Jr. M.D. Memorial Lecture in Medical Ethics, held Tuesday night at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.