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Letters to the President

Every week, since his first day in office, President Obama answers 10 letters from the public. Are you happy, or not happy with the latest events? Here’s is your chance to tell the President what you think today: http://www.whitehouse.gov/contact Who knows, a San Antonio letter may be the next one he reads… Originally published o8/02/2011 […]

Try Out for SA’s Scorpions!

Try Out for SA’s Scorpions!

Source: SanAntonioScorpions.com New San Antonio Scorpions FC Head Coach Tim Hankinson is looking for players that live up to traits of the team’s name – tough, feisty, agile, fast and fearless. He’ll be searching for those characteristics and more during a series of tryouts for San Antonio’s new professional soccer…

Opportunity to learn a new language fades after first birthday

Opportunity to learn a new language fades after first birthday

(San Antonio) … Research conducted at the University of Washington (UW)’s Institute for Learning Brain Sciences suggests that the brains of bilingual babies remain open to learning a second language longer than the brains of monolingual babies. Furthermore, the research suggests that a baby’s opportunity to learn a second language…

West Side Store Imaginative Approach

West Side Store Imaginative Approach

As you walk into the bright blue, orange and yellow building at 1901 Colima, don’t be surprised to see a giraffe kindly smiling down upon you.After making its acquaintance, you will quickly spot the rest of the animals – the baboons, the elephant, the toucan and the hippo – surrounded…

Programa de Jennifer Lopez y Marc Anthony a transmitirse en 2012

Rubén Soto ¡Q’VIVA! The Chosen, el programa de competencia de talento donde saldrán Jennifer López y Marc Anthony se transmitirá por Univision.  Este programa será producido en ingles, español y portugués. La producción será desde octubre 2011 hasta enero 2012 y el primer programa será al principio del 2012. Jennifer…

Thousands attend the 2011 Texas Book Festival

By Ruben Soto The 2011 Texas Book Festival was held this weekend in Austin and again it proved to be a success.  Thousands attended this annual event in the hopes of getting to see their favorite author in person and to hear interesting panel discussions. As usual C-Span was there covering the event and also […]

San Antonio Zombie Walk 2011

San Antonio Zombie Walk 2011 from vjgijaramo on Vimeo. By VJGija The sound of Brains Brains Braaiiinnnnnssss filled the air at San Antonio Zombie walk…. The zombies young and old moaned and swag from HemisFair Park to The Alamo ….making sure to grab a few victims on the way 🙂…

2011 Beat Aids Banquet- Highlights

The BEAT AIDS Board of Directors are pleased to announce the ……. 2011 BEAT AIDS BANQUET-BENEFIT “The Time for Healing is Now Upon Us.” http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=281857878491812 Thanks to Deb Browning for the invite 🙂 http://www.facebook.com/pridefestsa…

Open Letter to Herman Cain

Letter to the Editor An Open Letter to Herman Cain Dear Sir, Although I do not agree with what you have to say as a veteran and an American of Mexican descent I would fight to the death to defend your right to say it. However, as a historian I…

Video: New iPhone 4s talks!

The Apple’s iPhone 4S new speech recognition software, called Siri is designed to talk back. Check out this cool video report from the WSJMagazine with Ian Sherr and the iPhone new owners’ favorite questions.    …

Video: Muppets Creator’s Birthday “Doodle”

Today is Jim Henson’s birthday, the creator of The Muppets who eventually became the main characters of our childhood and that of many of our children’s favorite family show “Sesame Street.”  And to celebrate, Google created a cool “doodle” you would enjoy, “digital puppetry.” Here’s a video and a bit more about Henson, his accomplishments […]

Reno Achieved No Kill. San Antonio Can, Too

Reno Achieved No Kill. San Antonio Can, Too

In 2010, Washoe County, Nevada realized a 91 percent save rate for animals coming in to area shelters, making it one of the safest communities in the country for homeless animals, thanks to the efforts of Bonney Brown, executive director of the Nevada Humane Society, and Mitch Schneider, manager of…