'BIRDS OF PREY': Bird event featuring eagles, falcons, owls takes place at public library
The San Marcos Public Library hosted an event featuring eagles, falcons, hawks and owls.Last Chance Forever — a nonprofit focused on bird rehabilitation — showcased three Birds of Prey shows on Thursd[San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Josh Abbott Band to perform at Harlingen’s Freedom Fest
The City of Harlingen welcomes the Josh Abbott Band for Freedom Fest, the annual Fourth of July event, happening Saturday from 4-9 p.m. at Lon C. Hill Destination Park, 1216 Fairpark Blvd. The event is free, and everyone is welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets. A fireworks display will start immediately after the concert. Freedom Fest will also feature a car show, an adult beverage garden, food vendors, and a child’s play area.myrgv.com
Uvalde Little League receives Stotz Award
JJSuarez Uvalde Little League has been named the 2022 recipient of the Carl E. Stotz Little League Community Award. “The unspeakable and tragic event that occurred less than a month ago at Uvalde’s Robb Elementary School is something that no community, parent, or child should ever have to face, and no words can express theuvaldeleadernews.com
What to do if you’re exposed to someone with COVID-19
It’s an all-too-common event: The friend or family member you just met tells you they tested positive for COVID-19. Or maybe one of your children’s classmates just tested positive. Here’s what Yahoo News Medical Contributor Dr. Lucy McBride advises if you’re exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19, particularly if it's to parents or guardians with school-age children.news.yahoo.com
Severely wounded veteran keynote speaker at Veterans Day event at Ecumenical Center of San Antonio
Ricardo Perez Ramos, a retired U.S. Army sergeant who lost both legs in an IED explosion in Afghanistan, shared his story as the keynote speaker at a Veterans Day event at the Ecumenical Center of San Antonio.
Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce recognizes local businesses during Star Awards
The Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce held its Star Awards event, recognizing local achievement, at Dreamland on May 13. The event, which usually takes place every February, almost didn’t happen. In fact, it was canceled until members of the Chamber Board rallied together to put on the event for the community. [San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, Sansanmarcosrecord.com
Florida’s DeSantis signs new voting restrictions into law, making the state the latest to add hurdles to the voting process
The Republican governor said the legislation is necessary to shore up public faith in elections. Critics said the restrictions on mail voting will make it harder for many Floridians to cast their ballots.washingtonpost.com
How much you need to invest each month to save $2 million by the time you turn 40
It can be hard to plan for an event that won't take place for decades. But when it comes to retirement, tucking money away early will lead to exponential growth in the future. If you want to save millions by the time you are 40, you'll need to put away a substantial amount of money as soon as you land your first job. Here's how much you will need to start investing every month to reach $2 million — broken down by your target age. More from Invest in You:How Walmart and other big companies are trying to recruit more teenage employeesAmericans are more in debt than ever and experts say 'money disorders' may be to blameHow much money do you need to retire?cnbc.com
2021 Fiesta San Antonio postponed due to coronavirus pandemic
SAN ANTONIO – The COVID-19 pandemic is crashing San Antonio’s biggest party for the second year in a row. Fiesta San Antonio officials confirmed Monday that the event that was scheduled for April 15-25 would be postponed until June 17-27, 2021. The Fiesta Commission said the decision was made based on recommendations from Metro Health and City of San Antonio officials. “We are deeply appreciative of the Fiesta San Antonio Commission’s willingness to work with the city’s health professionals to ensure San Antonian’s safety,” Nirenberg said. Check out a little history of the Fiesta Flambeau Parade in the video below:Related:
Concordia University Chicago cuts 51 faculty and staff, closes 15 academic programs after ‘prioritization’ review
“It was a long and challenging process,” Dawn said during the event, which a Tribune reporter watched. “It involved people from a variety of areas across the institution. It involved a great deal of data. We actually had consultants come in and help us put together the data we would need in order to do a really thorough job of it.”chicagotribune.com
A major event happening in the sky right now won’t be matched until 2080, experts say
A major event is happening in the sky this month, and it’s one that won’t be matched again until 2080, according to experts. The two largest planets in our solar system — Jupiter and Saturn — will engage in what is called a great conjunction. The two massive planets will be at their closest on Dec. 21, when they will be only 0.1 degrees apart. The last time there was a great conjunction was in 2000, but the planets were near the sun and difficult to observe. The great conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn happens every 20 years, but because of the way the two planets orbit, astronomers predict the view of this year’s won’t be matched until 2080.
President Trump delivers remarks on lowering prescription drug prices
(The event is over. Please check back later for more livestreams from KSAT.com). President Donald Trump delivers remarks on delivering lower prescription drug prices for all Americans. The event is scheduled to begin at 1:30 but a delay is possible.
Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner reaches full capacity in meal requests, closes registration
SAN ANTONIO – The Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner, which is usually held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, will be delivering meals to those in need instead of hosting the event in person this year due to COVID-19. And, as of Thursday, planners of the event said it had reached its full capacity for meal requests and has closed registration. Anyone that is still in need of a Thanksgiving meal is urged to contact the San Antonio Food Bank or Meals on Wheels San Antonio for further assistance. Planners of the annual dinner said its goal is to feed up to 10,000 seniors and homeless through its delivery system this year. RELATED: Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner will not be in person this year
Apple announces event for Nov. 10 where new Macs with Apple chips expected
Apple announced on Monday an event for Nov. 10 where it's expected to announce new Macs. The launch event will begin at 10 a.m. PT and will be livestreamed on Apple's website. Apple could launch a iMac desktop with a new design and laptops using Apple chips, according to a research note from TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo published earlier this year. Apple has held launch events in the two past months focusing on new Apple Watch and iPhone 12 models. In the quarter ending in June, Apple reported $9 billion in Mac sales, which was up 28% year-over-year.cnbc.com
President Trump attends rally in Arizona
(Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)President Donald Trump is attending a “Make America Great Again” event in Tucson, Arizona. The event is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. but delays are possible. (The event is over. Please check back for more livestreams on KSAT.com).
Coronavirus in Illinois updates: 2,630 new known COVID-19 cases and 42 additional deaths reported Wednesday as state surpasses six million total tests
On the day that President Donald Trump defiantly left the hospital where he was being treated for a coronavirus infection and returned to a White House that appears to be one of Washington’s most contagious hot spots, backers of the president in rural Pennsylvania showed no signs of questioning their own defiance of experts' advice on how to limit the virus’s spread.chicagotribune.com
Complaints fly after Park Ridge Republican organization’s event photos show unmasked attendees near one another
“I have been made aware of the event that was held at the Park Ridge Country Club yesterday morning,” he wrote. “This was not a city event, nor was city staff aware of the event until this morning. I have had a conversation with the city manager and have an email into the Park Ridge Country Club. Staff will be following up tomorrow morning to discuss what took place. I am as disappointed in the pictures of the event as those of you who have contacted me to share your anger.”chicagotribune.com
Virtual event to provide insight into cannons used at Battle of The Alamo
SAN ANTONIO – Those interested in history and the Battle of the Alamo may want to take part in a virtual event scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 30. “The Alamo Addresses: Cannon Replica Project” event will provide insight into the cannons used during the Battle of the Alamo and explain how and why the Alamo has commissioned replica cannons that will be placed at the site. Alamo officials said those interested can learn more about the history of the Alamo Battle Cannons, along with the research and the process of creating the replicas. The virtual event will be held via Zoom at 6 p.m. and tickets can be purchased for $10 per connection. This virtual event will be a special opportunity to learn about the exciting research about the cannons, from historical accounts to conservation efforts.”
President Trump to deliver remarks in honor of Bay of Pigs veterans, Hispanic Heritage Month
This livestreamed event has ended. President Donald Trump is expected to deliver remarks on Wednesday to honor veterans of The Bay of Pigs Invasion in Cuba in April 1961. The president also tweeted that he will give remarks about Hispanic Heritage Month. The event is slated to begin at 10 a.m. in Washington D.C. and it will be livestreamed in this article. If there is not a livestream available, check back at a later time.
Flu shot drive-thru with University Health System and H-E-B pharmacy underway at Freeman Coliseum
SAN ANTONIO – Update:The flu shot drive-thru event is currently underway at the Freeman Coliseum, as of Saturday afternoon.. With the donations from Bexar County, University Health System and H-E-B, there will be no charge to receive flu shots for those without insurance. KSAT Community partner University Health System is teaming up with H-E-B Pharmacy, Bexar County and the Freeman Coliseum to help the community get their annual flu shots. With the donations from Bexar County, University Health System and H-E-B, there will be no charge to receive flu shots for those without insurance. KSAT Community operates in partnership with University Health System, Energy Transfer and Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union.
Whataburger unveiling first-ever food truck at event for San Antonio teachers
SAN ANTONIO – In honor of Whataburger’s 70th anniversary, the beloved burger chain has announced that it will unveil its first-ever food truck at a special event for San Antonio teachers. The event, which will include giveaways of classroom supplies and Whataburger breakfast, will take place on Thursday at The DoSeum, 2800 Broadway. Teachers must have their teacher IDs to participate, and giveaways are available while supplies last. Whataburger offering free burgers with buy-one, get-one deal for 70th anniversaryThe 36-foot-long food truck was created by San Antonio’s Cruising Kitchens, which specializes in mobile kitchens. The revealing of the rolling Whataburger will be included in an episode of the Cruising Kitchens’ MotorTrends TV show, according to a news release.
Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg has been canceled out of precaution
Fredericksburg, TEXAS A popular event in Fredericksburg will not take place this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Oktoberfest was scheduled for this October but organizers announced that in the first time in its 40-year history the event will be canceled due to increasing concerns with the spread of COVID-19. State Fair of Texas canceled for first time since World War IIWe certainly do not want to risk the safety and well-being of the Pedernales Creatives Arts Alliance (sponsors of Oktoberfest), our attendees, volunteers and all involved with the production of Oktoberfest, event producer Debbie Reeh said. This year would have been the 40th anniversary of the event. Austin City Limits music festival canceled for 2020 because of coronavirusMany events have had to cancel this year due to COVID-19.
Talk show hosts poke fun at San Antonio Zoo’s name a cockroach, rat after your ex event
The San Antonio Zoo’s first-ever “Cry Me a Cockroach” event may seem like a genius idea to those recently burned by romance, and national media is thinking the same. Want to get back at your ex on Valentine’s Day? Sports radio talk show host Jim Rome said this Valentine’s Day could actually “be one of the best” days, even for those dreading the holiday, because of the event. “And every other zoo in the world, step your game up because you’re all looking up at the San Antonio Zoo and their livestream,” he said. The feeding frenzy will be livestreamed on Valentine’s Day and roaches and rats can now be purchased online.