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Christmas Tree Pickup Schedules and Drop-Off Locations

Thursday December 31, 2009
I don't actually have a Christmas tree this year (gasp!) but I remember when I was young and lived at home, the disposal of the Christmas tree was a bit ... Read More

More Work Coming for the River Walk

Tuesday December 29, 2009
Locals have probably seen the yearly draining of the River Walk in order to look for artifacts from the past and other reasons. It is a long and muddy task, ... Read More

What's Open on Christmas Day?

Thursday December 24, 2009
The usual array of things like gas stations and hospitals (thankfully!) will be open on Christmas Day, but what about other businesses? Before you start dialing and driving endlessly to find ... Read More

Garbage and Recycling Holiday Collection Schedule

Wednesday December 23, 2009
Since my neighborhood gets both garbage and recycling collection on Thursdays, I was a bit worried that the fact that it is Christmas Eve this year meant that we would ... Read More

More Job Training Funds on the Way to San Antonio

Tuesday December 22, 2009
The economic stimulus package signed earlier this year into law by President Barack Obama provided a whole lot of funding for job training and other programs designed to help improve ... Read More

Seasonal Hiring Brings Down November Unemployment Numbers

Saturday December 19, 2009
With estimates that this year's Black Friday and overall holiday shopping season would not be as dismal as last year, many retailers began hiring several seasonal employees to anticipate the ... Read More

How Clean is San Antonio's Water?

Thursday December 17, 2009
There always seems to be a lot of hoopla over the Edwards Aquifer -- what is being added to it, what is already in it, is the filtration process good ... Read More

Your Water Bill Will Go Up in 2010

Monday December 14, 2009
The SAWS board has agreed to an increase in your monthly water bill, and it is a result of a state fee. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has ... Read More

Christmas Lights List in and Around San Antonio

Thursday December 10, 2009
It's that time again! Though a few places like Windcrest don't begin for a few more days, most of the big displays of holiday lights have begun here in the ... Read More

Need a Job? Marriot to Hold Job Fair Starting Tomorrow (Thursday)

Wednesday December 9, 2009
Have you ever thought of working in the hotel/resort industry? If so, one of the giants in that very arena will be holding a whopper of a job fair-- with ... Read More

Valero Alamo Bowl Matchup is Set

Monday December 7, 2009
With the airing of the  BCS Announcement Show last night, the Valero Alamo Bowl matchup has finally been announced-- it will be Texas Tech vs. Michigan State. As I previously blogged, ... Read More

How Long Will the Snow Stick This Time?

Thursday December 3, 2009
It seems like all the weather types in town and nationally think that it's not a matter of IF it will snow here in San Antonio tomorrow, but how much ... Read More

San Antonio to be Featured on "Good Morning America" on Wednesday

Tuesday December 1, 2009
For you early birds out there, if you have some time you may want to tune into "Good Morning America" on Wednesday, Dec. 2nd. That is the day that San ... Read More

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