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Happy Birthday ACTimes!

This weekend marks the third anniversary of AlamoCityTimes.com and we would like to thank, you, San Antonio for your support and contributions to this humble community journalism effort. Thank you to all and each of our community contributors, who day after day, week after week, and for the last three…

Welcome to AlamoCityTimes.com

Welcome to AlamoCityTimes.com

This post was originally published for launching AlamoCityTimes.com on May 19, 2009.  We are republishing this on our 3rd year anniversary. Welcome to AlamoCityTimes.com “Your Community News Blog” LIVE . LOCAL . YOU Bienvenidos… Welcome to AlamoCityTimes.com,  I hope here you will find a place to share stories worth telling.…

Wild Flowers @ Mahncke Park

In Memory of Dr. Rose

In Memory of Dr. Rose

A family loss and that of a friend always leaves an empty space in our hearts. Today a letter came in the mail from our Vet’s office…. Dr. Jeffrey Rose had passed, and we are saddened by the loss. It takes a special person to care and love animals, and…

Tonight Scattered Showers

San Antonio’s weather forecast calls for 20% chances of more rain this afternoon and later tonight. Overnight over three inches of rain and destructive winds hit San Antonio.  CPS reports at least 4,500 home still without power. Some  30,000 customers are believed to have lost service when tornado like winds…

VIDEO: Preventing Foodborne Illness

What should you look for when buying groceries? For example, your fruits, and vegetables should be bagged separately from meats, poultry and seafood products. And once heading home from the store, did you know bacteria starts growing as soon as within 1 hr if temperatures at or above 90 degrees Fahrenheit? According to the FDA […]

The Dream… El Sueño… ¡Vive!

Hundreds took part Monday in San Antonio’s MLK March.  Believed to be one of the largest in the nation, I walked along with OLLU’s participants and captured these images and comments. The video story is bilingual, there are no translations.  I think it reflects the bi-cultural, bilingual nature of our city. Cientos tomaron parte este […]

SA’s MLK Parade Route

San Antonio’s and one of the nation’s largest MLK annual parades is set and ready for Monday and expected to draw more than 100,000 people. The Martin Luther King, Jr. March, will begin at 10 a.m. at the MLK Academy located in the 3500 block of MLK Drive and end…

ACTimes joins Latino Writers in San Antonio

This week AlamoCityTimes.com was honored to join The Society of Latino and Hispanic Writers of San Antonio.  Thank you for your invitation, we enjoyed sharing our thoughts and experiences and learning more about the group’s efforts to encourage and support our community’s talented writers producing work in English and Spanish. …

3-1-1 San Antonio’s Help Line

If you haven’t used it yet, You Should! 3-1-1 is one of the greatest community services the City of San Antonio could have. Just dial 3-1-1 and you can get help and information for a lot of issues. From an overgrown lot that needs to be cut, to animal issues,…

The Perfect Little Black Dress

The Perfect Little Black Dress

With the bubbling fashion industry in San Antonio continuing to grow it is celebrated with the 2nd Annual San Antonio Fashion Week. Amongst the star studded events is an amazing opportunity for up and coming local designers! The Little Black Dress Society is offering a great contest to designers to…

Video: Thanksgiving @ La Morita Mission

Oblate Mission in La Morita, Mexico where San Antonio based missionaries help the poor and those in need. Since the 1800’s San Antonio’s Oblate Missions has supported missionary work around the world.  The Oblate Missionaries of Mary Immaculate Lourdes’ Grotto and Guadalupe Tepeyac  are located at the grounds of Oblate Missions near Blanco and Oblate […]