Coming next summer to San Antonio: a new-look, new-feel arena that promises to give all those who enter a viewing experience they won’t forget. Welcome to the newly renovated AT&T Center, or, at least, welcome to the promise of it.
Bexar County Commissioners Tuesday authorized Spurs Sport & Entertainment to move forward on plans to design and build an enhanced arena, with county oversight.
Oil prices are down--way down--from their June peak. The release of the oil reserve figures last week from the U.S. Energy Information Agency, showed the country's reserves of 36 billion barrels in 2013, a 35 year high, 10 billion barrels more than just five years before. As global production remains strong, the glut of oil will remain, sending prices--and stocks--tumbling further.
Should the state of Texas provide stated additional legal protection for an individual’s right to religious freedom when it concerns counties, municipalities or even homeowners’ associations? One state lawmaker thinks it does, and has authored a potential constitutional amendment ahead of the 2015 session, a clause that would protect anyone wanting to make a public expression of their religious beliefs.
It’s a passion play with roots that go beyond the borders of Texas, far beyond even Mexico. It’s called Los Pastores.
“It actually originated from the Franciscan Friars from Spain.”
That's the play's Assistant Director, Deborah Covarrubias-Barcenez.
“They brought it to the New World, to Mexico, to teach the indigenous people the nativity story. And from Mexico is was brought to Texas, to here in San Antonio, in 1910 to our parish at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church.”
Brackenridge High School will soon debut an elite first for the San Antonio region — it will contain an early college high school, one that would provide its students with the opportunity to earn an Associates’ degree or get 60 hours of college credit prior to graduating school. However, unlike its fellow ECHS providers, it will still retain all the staples of traditional high school life, like athletics, and football.
The tragic deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown at the hands of police, and the subsequent grand jury decisions, have led to riots in Ferguson, Missouri and protests and "die-ins" across the country. It's led to something else, increasing activism by the nation's top athletes.