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Comunidad puertorriqueña celebró sus fiestas patronales
0 | Por Roberto J. Pérez
San Antonio.- Una gran celebración es lo que ofreció la Sociedad de la Herencia Puertorriqueña con motivo de las Fiestas Patronales de dicho país el domingo en el Templo Alzafar. Una numerosa asistencia bailó con música en vivo y presenció el tradicional desfile de personajes típicos de esta celebración nacional en Puerto Rico.
SWMD holiday collection and facilities schedule
0 | By Tiffany Edmonds
San Antonio.- Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, residents who normally have a recycling, organics recycling or garbage collection on Thursday, will receive their collection one day earlier on Wednesday, November 26. Residents who receive Friday collection will receive their regularly scheduled service on November 28.
Milder Ozone Pollution Season leaves San Antonio till in violation of standard
0 | By Tiffany Harris
San Antonio.- The 2014 Ozone Season, a period stretching from April through October when air pollution tends to spike, was a milder season than those experienced in recent years. Pending verification by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), the season’s fourth-highest, eight-hour average ozone concentration measured by a regulatory ozone monitor in the San Antonio-New Braunfels Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), was 72 parts per billion (ppb). The federal threshold for ground-level ozone is 75 ppb. Values above this number may cause health issues, particularly for sensitive groups.
CPS Energy putting San Antonio on the forefront of smart cities
0 | By Barbara Vergetis Lundin
San Antonio.- The largest municipally owned electric and natural gas utility in the United States, CPS Energy, is working with the Advanced Energy Economy Institute, a nonprofit educational affiliate of Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), to make San Antonio a "Smart City" through new technologies and services connected by the city's power grid.