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  • Texas lawmakers ask state agency to delay power market redesign until after 2023 legislative session
    by Erin Douglas, The Texas Tribune on December 6, 2022 at 9:38 pm

    In a letter last week and in a committee meeting Monday, Texas lawmakers from both the House and Senate have asked the Public Utility Commission, which regulates the state’s electricity market, to hold off on its planned electricity market redesign until the Legislature can evaluate it. After the power grid crisis during the February 2021 winter storm that left millions of Texans in the dark during dayslong power outages and caused hundreds of deaths, the Texas Legislature ordered the PUC to make several major changes, including requiring power plants to better prepare for very cold conditions and implementing a “reliability standard” for the state’s electricity market.

  • San Antonio's Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa now offering CBD treatments
    by Sanford Nowlin on December 6, 2022 at 9:05 pm

    Need another sign that CBD has solidly entered the mainstream? San Antonio's ultra-fancy Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa has introduced a CBD-infused treatment menu at its Windflower Spa. The new services — which include facials, massages, body wraps and more — incorporate Vital Body Therapeutics CBD products, according to an announcement from the resort.

  • Youth in the United States are using cannabis more and losing interest in alcohol, new study finds
    by Sanford Nowlin on December 6, 2022 at 8:46 pm

    Young folks are pouring out the alcohol and stocking up on edibles, a new study suggests. From 2000 to 2020, cannabis use by U.S. adolescents has jumped 245%, while alcohol use has steadily dwindled over the same period, Neuroscience News reports on the study published in the peer-reviewed journal Clinical Toxicology. The study's findings are based on data about intentional misuse and abuse among children ages 6 to 18 reported to the National Poison Data System.

  • Southside San Antonio Tamale Spots
    by Live From The Southside on November 30, 2022 at 11:40 pm

    San Antonio surely likes to include tamales in their holiday festivities but the Southside of SA definitely has a special The post Southside San Antonio Tamale Spots appeared first on Live From The Southside.

  • New quaint cafe Cuba 1918 in Quintana
    by Live From The Southside on November 29, 2022 at 10:18 pm

    Honoring Family Legacies and Latino Traditions When attorney Maria Chavarria purchased the property at 2809 W Southcross decades ago, she The post New quaint cafe Cuba 1918 in Quintana appeared first on Live From The Southside.

  • Shop local at Mission Marquee Plaza’s Holiday Market
    by Live From The Southside on November 16, 2022 at 6:51 pm

    The City of San Antonio’s World Heritage Office will host its 6th Annual Holiday Market this Saturday, November 19 from 9 The post Shop local at Mission Marquee Plaza’s Holiday Market appeared first on Live From The Southside.