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Susan Yerkes

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A second opioid crisis

Just a couple of years ago, the term “opioid” was still unfamiliar to many. Now, paired with the word “crisis,” it’s a household phrase. The...

[VIDEO EXCLUSIVE] Days of knights in Olmos Basin Park

Sunday afternoons bring strange sights to Olmos Basin Park. Stroll, bike or drive by the cozy, wooded area and chances are you’ll spot wildly garbed...

Many faces of hunger

Does it surprise you to learn one in five adults – and one in four children – from our corner of South Texas went...

Taking the reins to help troubled young people

Olmos Park resident Rebecca Jo Reser enjoys a career as a successful attorney, but the lifelong horsewoman finds her association with an equine organization...

To arrest or ticket?

One of the widely discussed changes around San Antonio is a new police policy containing potentially sweeping results. It’s a law-enforcement program with the catchy...

To scoot or not to scoot?

The electric scooter craze is the hottest trend in town. Flocks of the perky little things with names like Birds, Blue Ducks, Limes and...

Women’s balancing act

As a working woman, I’ve heard a lot about balance over the years. Erika Prosper Nirenberg tackled the topic during a recent speech to...

The healing power of pets

When Mary Kay Stewart and her Hungarian Vizsla, Dooley, make a visit for the nonprofit group Therapy Animals of San Antonio, the dog is...

Celebrating hope

I’ll never forget the first time a friend told me she had breast cancer. It was 30 years ago, and Jeannie Frieden and I...

Dual language – say si!

Immersion-language programs in school are becoming increasingly popular, but when I moved here from Chicago as a child, almost every campus stressed a policy...
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