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Susan Yerkes

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Smarter lights to brighten Brooks

Some South Side streetlights are getting smarter. In late September, cutting-edge technology came to a few carefully chosen CPS Energy streetlamps around Brooks. As one...

Silver linings

This fall, “back to school” has been anything but back to normal. From online instruction to masks and distanced classrooms, the pandemic is changing...

Sew good to help out

As a nationally recognized costume designer, Margaret Mitchell — a longtime theater professor at the University of the Incarnate Word — creates impressive garments. Today her...

Farming with a mission

Deep on the South Side, near the banks of the San Antonio River, the fertile fields of Mission San Juan Capistrano have returned to...

Allison Craig: Thinking Inside The Box

TERRELL HILLS — Fitting San Antonio into a box is a challenge, but that hasn’t stopped Allison Craig. From a makeshift home office and supply room,...

Home work 101

Home work is making me crazy. I don’t mean schoolwork, although you might say I’m getting schooled in a new way. My home work...

Teen volunteer at zoo a natural

August Lambrecht practically grew up at the San Antonio Zoo. Now the Alamo Heights teen is a standout volunteer and fundraiser for the organization...

Seniors in solitary

Drive-by birthday parades, mariachis in parking lots, loving gestures through windows — in the age of COVID-19, we’ve all seen heartwarming stories about reaching...

Alamo Heights High gains new principal, AD

ALAMO HEIGHTS —  Alamo Heights High School has a dynamite doubleheader – a new principal and a new athletic director/football coach. Longtime Florida teacher and administrator,...

Raising the bar at Hotel Emma

An imaginative project at Hotel Emma gave literal meaning to “raising the bar” when a converted 1967 Pearl Brewery delivery truck hoisted to the...

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