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Local Democrats pick sides in clerk runoff

March 29, 2010

San Antonio Express-News

by Gilbert Garcia

In a rare example of prominent local Democrats choosing sides in a party runoff, a state senator and three members of the Bexar County Commissioners Court on Monday endorsed Tim Ybarra for county clerk.

Park Hosts Second Annual Outdoors Fair

March 6, 2010

National Park Service

On Saturday, March 6th, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park and the San Antonio River Authority hosted the second annual “Get Outdoors!” event at Mission San José.  Over 5,300 people attended the all-day outdoor fair and over 50 organizations hosted activity booths oriented to help families experience their outdoors. 

Ignoring The Census Hurts Texas

March 3, 2010

The Mudville News

by Sen. Carlos Uresti


Are you going to ignore the Census this year? If the answer is yes, it's the same as saying, "I don't count."

And by not being counted, you are hurting your state, your county and your community. It's as simple as that.

Uresti: MLK March is a celebration, call to action

February 17, 2010

by Sen. Carlos Uresti
Special to the Southside Reporter

After completing the Martin Luther King, Jr., March in San Antonio — the largest of its kind in the nation — Sen. Carlos Uresti paused to rest. But only for a moment.

"That was a long way," Uresti said, glancing back at the route down MLK Boulevard that ended at Pittman-Sullivan Park. "But it's not anywhere near as long as the road that Doctor King had to walk, and we've still got a long way to go."