Teenagers arrested in connection with $6,700 theft from Academy store in San Antonio

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Daniel Felipe Guerrero Urrea, 18, was charged with theft between $2,500 and $30,000. Daniel Felipe Guerrero Urrea, 18, was charged with theft between $2,500 and $30,000. Photo: Bexar County Sheriff’s Office Photo: Bexar County Sheriff’s Office Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 Daniel Felipe Guerrero Urrea, 18, was charged with …

Southside’s Camarillo carries on family tradition

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By Mike Considine, Staff writer Published 3:30 pm CDT, Wednesday, September 30, 2020 Southside running back Caleb Camarillo, right, throws a pass during a practice session at the school on Sept. 22. Camarillo is one of the team’s top returners. A versatile player who can both run and catch the ball well, Camarillo also returns punts …

North Star Mall to hold food drive to benefit San Antonio Food Bank, give away Fiesta Medals

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click image Instagram / shopnorthstar North Star Mall staff and volunteers will run a collection drive for the San Antonio Food Bank this month, using Fiesta medals commemorating the 40th anniversary of the World’s Largest Cowboy Boots as a donation incentive. The mall’s iconic 35-foot-tall art installation — along with the memory of its creator, the …

La Cantera Resort & Spa to raise glasses and donations for breast cancer resource organization

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click to enlarge Courtesy La Cantera Resort & Spa La Cantera Resort & Spa is going pink this October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, pledging to raise funds for Texas-based nonprofit WINGS with a monthlong, resort-wide campaign. WINGS aims to bridge the gap between diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, providing comprehensive breast …

San Antonio ramen shop Noodle Tree to reopen for takeout service while it expands patio footprint

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click image Instagram / noodletreetx After closing his UTSA-area restaurant in early May to focus on cancer treatments, Noodle Tree chef-owner Mike Nyugen dreamed of serving customers again one day. That day has now come. The popular noodle shop will reopen for takeout on Thursday. “When I first shut down, I focused on getting healthy and …

Analysis: Unlike the 2018 election in Texas, 2020’s top races won’t set spending records

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click to enlarge Wikimedia Commons / LBJ Library photo by Jay Godwin Gina Ortiz Jones (left) and MJ Hegar speak at an event in Austin. Both are running for federal office during the 2020 cycle. Beto O’Rourke’s run at U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz two years ago doesn’t get the credit it’s due for upending the financial …

Tuesday’s presidential debate may have been a shit show, but it’s not likely to move the needle

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click to enlarge Screen Capture / CNN As far as presidential debates go, Tuesday’s was like no other. It was, in the on-air words of CNN’s Dana Bash, a “shit show.” President Trump ran roughshod over moderator Chris Wallace, constantly interrupted Democratic candidate Joe Biden and refused to condemn violence by white supremacists. Biden, for …

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich speaks out against wrongful convictions

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A martyr for social justice in the landscape of professional sports, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich brought attention to Wrongful Convictions Day. In a country with so much hardship and divisiveness, now more than ever, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich continues to use his platform to spread information about the wrongdoings of …

Underrepresented part of San Antonio gains Latina-owned magazine Live From The Southside

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click image Instagram / southsidesatx San Antonio native and blogger April Monterrosa has launched Live From The Southside, a new Latina-owned magazine that focuses on news coming out of the city’s South Side. The publication, available in a glossy print edition and through Kindle via Amazon, is an expansion of Monterrosa’s online newsletter and blog …

McNay Art Museum showcases collection of Mexican modernist prints in ‘Los Tres Grandes’

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click to enlarge Courtesy of McNay Art Museum For its latest exhibition, the McNay Art Museum is putting all of its cards on the table. The museum will display nearly its entire collection of prints by Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros — the “three greats” of Mexican modernism — in “Los …