East Side http://tpr.org en The Source: East Side Of San Antonio Gains Access To Health Care http://tpr.org/post/source-east-side-san-antonio-gains-access-health-care <p>A new clinic is coming to the East Side, a part of San Antonio long known for a drought in health care access.</p><p>Stakeholders including the San Antonio Housing Authority and the University Health System have come together to propose a clinic along IH-35.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 19:27:40 +0000 Paul Flahive 34404 at http://tpr.org The Source: East Side Of San Antonio Gains Access To Health Care Debra Guerrero & Tommy Calvert Vie For Democratic Spot On Precinct 4 Ballot http://tpr.org/post/debra-guerrero-tommy-calvert-vie-democratic-spot-precinct-4-ballot <p></p><p>Among the races being decided during the runoff election is the open Precinct 4 seat on the Bexar County Commissioners Court. One of four people, two from each party, will take the place of Tommy Adkisson, who who gave up the seat to run for county judge.</p><p><a href="http://calvertforcommissioner.nationbuilder.com/" target="_blank">Tommy Calvert</a> and <a href="http://www.debraguerrero.com/" target="_blank">Debra Guerrero</a> are the two Democratic candidates who survived the March 4 primary election.</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 14:01:19 +0000 Joey Palacios 31928 at http://tpr.org Debra Guerrero & Tommy Calvert Vie For Democratic Spot On Precinct 4 Ballot Designs Unveiled For East And West Side Pre-K 4 SA Centers http://tpr.org/post/designs-unveiled-east-and-west-side-pre-k-4-sa-centers <p>Pre-K 4 SA is growing by two education centers in the fall. That means construction will soon be underway as the public gets its first look at the new center designs.</p><p>The centers, said CEO Kathy Bruck, are still heaps of dirt. But leaders are giving the first look at the new centers, which will hold up to 350 students when school begins.</p><p>The new centers means that Mayor Julián Castro's vision will be fully operational in the program's second year.</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 21:36:44 +0000 Ryan Loyd 26989 at http://tpr.org Designs Unveiled For East And West Side Pre-K 4 SA Centers Record Crowd Honors MLK, March For Their Own Dreams http://tpr.org/post/record-crowd-honors-mlk-march-their-own-dreams <p>This year's Martin Luther King Jr. Day march in San Antonio drew a record attendance on Monday -- between 150,000-200,000 -- and chants, songs and prayers echoed as marchers traversed the two-mile route from MLK Academy to Pittman-Sullivan park to keep the dream alive, which is different depending on who you ask.</p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 20:34:09 +0000 Joey Palacios 25406 at http://tpr.org Record Crowd Honors MLK, March For Their Own Dreams President Obama Elaborates On East Side Promise Zone Initiative http://tpr.org/post/president-obama-elaborates-east-side-promise-zone-initiative <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>President Barack Obama has selected five areas in the country to be "promise zones" designed to revitalize economically and educationally distressed areas. The East Side of San Antonio has been selected as one.</p><p>During a news conference, the president named the East Side specifically, pointing out that 40 percent of adults do not have a high school diploma and crime is 50 percent higher in that part of town.</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 16:48:04 +0000 Joey Palacios 24864 at http://tpr.org President Obama Elaborates On East Side Promise Zone Initiative San Antonio One Of Five Cities To Earn Presidential Promise Zone Designation http://tpr.org/post/san-antonio-one-five-cities-earn-presidential-promise-zone-designation <p>On Thursday President Barack Obama will announce that San Antonio is one of five promise zones that will receive additional tools to help revive struggling and impoverished neighborhoods.</p><p>The other promise zone's are: Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Southeastern Kentucky, and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.</p><p>The announcement by the White House means that the zones will get tax incentives and grants to help places like San Antonio's Eastside build better neighborhoods, residential areas and businesses.</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 16:09:26 +0000 Ryan Loyd 24784 at http://tpr.org San Antonio One Of Five Cities To Earn Presidential Promise Zone Designation Alamo Brewing Breaks Ground At Hays Street Bridge Location http://tpr.org/post/alamo-brewing-breaks-ground-hays-street-bridge-location <p>The Alamo Golden Ale's motto is "Brewed with a fiercely independent spirit," and that's what it took, almost literally, for Eugene Simor to see the groundbreaking on his near-Eastside brewery.</p><p>The location is symbolic. Alamo Golden Ale, along with German lagers and seasonal selections, will be brewed about 12 minutes from the site of the sacred grounds of the Alamo.</p><p>"For the last 10 years I've brewed just one single product, which is Alamo Golden Ale," Simor said. "So considering that I just have one beer, we've actually done pretty good with our sales."</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 22:15:53 +0000 Ryan Loyd 23144 at http://tpr.org Alamo Brewing Breaks Ground At Hays Street Bridge Location The Source: Proposed I-35 Changes Bring Tolls | Medical Care Lacking On Eastside http://tpr.org/post/source-proposed-i-35-changes-bring-tolls-medical-care-lacking-eastside <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p><p>The Texas Department of Transportation has proposed expanding Interstate 35 east of San Antonio by constructing 15 miles of elevated lanes that would also be tolls according to a presentation they made <a href="https://www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/projects/studies/san-antonio/i35-i410.html" target="_blank">Monday night in the city of Schertz</a>. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 19:05:43 +0000 Paul Flahive 21060 at http://tpr.org The Source: Proposed I-35 Changes Bring Tolls | Medical Care Lacking On Eastside A Bit Of History And Macabre On The Eastside Cemetery Tour http://tpr.org/post/bit-history-and-macabre-eastside-cemetery-tour <p>The people interred in the city’s Eastside cemeteries have many stories to tell, but they’re not talking. Luckily, Nicholas Fuqua with the Office of Historic Preservation said there’s still a lot to hear on the Eastside Cemetery Tour.</p><p>"We’re going to look at some historic graves from prominent Texans, look at funerary art and architecture, iconography, tell a little bit of history about the development of the city cemetery, and why it’s where it is and why it looks the way it does," Fuqua said. "So hopefully it’ll be an educational experience for everybody."</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 20:13:34 +0000 Jack Morgan 20619 at http://tpr.org A Bit Of History And Macabre On The Eastside Cemetery Tour Pre-K Board Green Lights Study Of East Side Facility To Complement Program http://tpr.org/post/pre-k-board-green-lights-study-east-side-facility-complement-program <p>The Pre-K 4 SA board has voted to initiate a six-month study on a facility at St. Philip’s College.</p><p>The purpose of the study will be to find out how the facility could assist San Antonio’s new education initiative in providing educational benefits to the city’s four-year-old population.</p><p>"The St. Philips site is not really a fifth site because the footprint is much smaller," said Elaine Mendoza, the board’s chairperson.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 20:15:11 +0000 Ryan Loyd 15075 at http://tpr.org Pre-K Board Green Lights Study Of East Side Facility To Complement Program