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Susan Yerkes

Susan Yerkes
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Growing greenways

Ten years ago, I made an ambitious pact with a friend to walk all of the Howard W. Peak Greenway Trails around San Antonio....

‘A Piggy & A Gentleman’ part of fundraising effort for move

Calendars featuring attractive folks or cuddly pets have been around a long time. But Second Chance Cavy Rescue puts a whole new spin on...

A tipping point

Which would you vote for — decent driving conditions or clean water? That’s a question nobody wants to answer. It’s also one nobody should ask....

Ailing JISD student’s battle inspiring others

CONVERSE — Jaelynn Lopez is a fighter. She has to be. For 2 1/2 years, the 18-year-old Veterans Memorial High School student has been battling cancer...

Nuts for pecans

This time of year, one of my father’s favorite seasonal songs goes through my head. It was on an old 45-rpm record  — a...

Tamales, tortillas and tradition

In San Antonio, tamales are a beloved holiday tradition. This December, Roberto Borrego Jr. and his family will also be celebrating eight decades of...

Abuse is not love

The November calendar is full of national reminders about healthy families and relationships. It’s Child Safety and Protection Month, and Nov. 24 begins Family...

When Camelot came to Cambridge

ALAMO HEIGHTS — On Nov. 21, a crowd is expected to  gather outside Cambridge Elementary School on Broadway to dedicate a monument marking a milestone...

Stone Oak family is behind groundbreaking law

Thanks to A new law pushed by a Stone Oak mother and her son, police during traffic stops can now be alerted to drivers...

A rising tide lifts all

Free college? Who wouldn’t want this? With costs soaring every year, the Alamo Colleges District’s new “free college” program sounds like a cash-strapped student’s or...

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