‘The Battle of the Alamo 2.0′: SA city council to decide Thursday whether to use eminent domain on local bar
Vince Cantu, the owner of Moses Rose’s Hideout, said in a news release Wednesday that he’s “ready for ‘the Battle of the Alamo 2.0′ but today is asking for peaceful negotiation with city council.”
Amid new virus surge, Florida skeptics reconsider vaccines
In a rural stretch of northeastern Florida where barely half the people have gotten a coronavirus shot, Roger West had no problem telling others he was “adamantly anti-vaccination.” “I do not trust the Federal Government,” West wrote recently. West drove to the Winn Dixie supermarket and rolled up his sleeve for the first of two injections of the Moderna vaccine.news.yahoo.com
‘A ray of hope’: Church leaders gain new skills with faith-based domestic violence response training
SAN ANTONIO – In December, KSAT spoke with domestic violence experts, a survivor, and some local pastors about the local faith community learning how to respond to domestic violence within their congregations. (KSAT)Simpson echoed other faith leaders who say it’s common for domestic violence victims to make outcries to church members before their family or counselors. That’s why he invested time on Monday in a faith-based approach to domestic violence response training. Faith leaders equipping themselves to assist abuse survivors seeking helpWilcoxson led the two hour training session Monday alongside Rev. (KSAT)“Not telling a victim of domestic violence that they need to do something.
San Marcos police identify convenience store robbery suspect
SAN MARCOS, Texas – San Marcos police have identified a robbery suspect who they say held up a convenience store last month. Officials say they already had the suspect in custody for a different charge. Miguel Perez, 21, is facing several charges, including aggravated robbery and resisting arrest. Investigators said tips from locals helped police identify Perez, who may be connected to a string of robberies in Travis County. Perez is being held in the Hays County Jail on a $321,000 bond.
33K+ cast ballots on first day of early voting in Bexar County
SAN ANTONIO – UPDATE: The Bexar County Elections Office reported 33,111 voters cast their ballot on the first day of early voting on Tuesday compared to 34,020 who voted on the first day of early voting in 2018. (Original Story)A huge turnout on the first day of early voting led to Bexar County voters having to wait several hours to cast their ballots at some of the county’s 48 early voting locations. Lines of voters wrapped around buildings early on in the day at numerous sites, even those who showed up early were not guaranteed a quick ballot when voting began at 8 a.m. Tuesday morning. Voters are able to cast ballots at any of the early voting locations. You can find more information on where and how to vote early here.
Swap the carbs for these easy cauliflower breakfast recipes
Founder of Cali’flour Kitchen Amy Lacey shares and easy way to sneak in veggies for breakfast. After being diagnosed with Lupus, she decided she needed to find an alternative for gluten-free foods in the store that had added fillers. “That’s when I decided to start Cali’flour Foods,” Lacey said. In her cookbook, Cali’flour Kitchen, you’ll find guilt-free recipes for every carb craving! Click here for more on the book and click here to go to her website.
Hundreds defy stay-at-home order to attend church while mayors office warns that violators may be cited after review
Callahan, the Urbana church pastor, who believes coronavirus is a real sickness, a real disease with real consequences, has yet to hold in-person services, instead hosting weekly Sunday services by video. He said he initially supported the coronavirus stay-at-home measures but said its time for them to end for places of worship. Callahan said he is waiting to see what the Illinois legislature may do when it meets again this week and is keeping an eye on lawsuits related to stay-at-home orders.chicagotribune.com