Former foster youth overcomes challenges to earn college degree

From child welfare to college graduate, 23-year-old Michelle Calleros wants to inspire others from a similar background. SAN ANTONIO — There’s nothing quite like the graduation season for high school and college students! And imagine overcoming the challenges of being within the child welfare system to walking the stage as one San Antonio’s hundreds of … Read more

Pride on the Eastside Festival provides community with HIV educational awareness, resources

SAN ANTONIO – Part of Pride Month is having difficult conversations about LGBTQ+ issues and replacing negative stigmas with educational awareness. The Pride on the Eastside Festival did just that in a fun and empowering way on Saturday. Event coordinator Thomas Evans said Pride is more than a celebration — it’s a time to bring … Read more

SOUTH TEXAS PRIDE PODCAST: Pride Center San Antonio celebrates 2023 icons at annual brunch event

SAN ANTONIO – Robert Salcido, executive director of Pride Center San Antonio, joined Episode 1 of the South Texas Pride Podcast to discuss the upcoming Icons Brunch. The annual event celebrates several LGBTQ+ community members who are making a difference. Salcido also tells us about other upcoming events for Pride Center SA. Celebrate Pride Month … Read more

South San ISD coach arrested, accused of improper relationship with a student

Alejandro Pena, a now former employee at West Campus HS, was arrested after a student alleged that they were in a relationship. SAN ANTONIO — A coach at a San Antonio high school has been arrested and charged with having an improper relationship with a student, according to arresting documents. Authorities said the suspect is … Read more