Community nonprofit to provide loans to small businesses hit by coronavirus

An economic development nonprofit plans to provide loans to small businesses in its community especially impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The Westside Development Corp. board of directors allocated up to $50,000 total in loans on March 27 to small businesses on the West Side suffering from the economic impacts of COVID-19. The board of directors held its meeting […]

Doubt at City Hall driving Alamo master plan opposition

Leonard B. Rodriguez (2018, July 6). Doubt at City Hall driving Alamo master plan opposition. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/2K7FzPT “The residents of San Antonio have trust issues with City Hall. This distrust is unfortunate because it seems to be driving the opposition against the Alamo design plan. It is an unfortunate because the plan features a […]

New Online Publication Examines Economic Inequality in San Antonio

SHARI BIEDIGER (2018, April 28). New Online Publication Examines Economic Inequality in San Antonio. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/331zqfD “As municipal election campaigns have heated up over the last few weeks, the causes and challenges of poverty in San Antonio have become a hot-button topic. Indeed, while residents in some City Council districts call upon candidates to […]

Feeling Grateful and Fortunate – Gracias

Unknown (2018, April 6). FEELING GRATEFUL AND FORTUNATE – GRACIAS. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/2LSoLOV “This morning I’m feeling especially grateful and fortunate.  I want to take a moment to thank the many who have supported me launch La Printeria.  About a year ago, I was invited by Leonard Rodriguez, CEO Westside Development Corporation (WDC) to bring […]

Non-profit Agency Looking To Solve San Antonio’s West Side ‘Bike Desert’ Problem

Norma Martinez (2018, January 22). Non-profit Agency Looking To Solve San Antonio’s West Side ‘Bike Desert’ Problem. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/2ZiKumi “The west side of San Antonio is a predominantly Hispanic, economically underserved, yet historically and culturally rich neighborhood. It’s also a bike desert. The San Antonio bike share program, Bcycle, has over 60 bike stations […]