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Past articles by Delaine:

Good 4 You: Ms. Dorian's Scholars work effortlessly to learn

The pandemic has been tough on a lot of students who've fallen behind in school -- especially if they were struggling before. But there's a new school in San Antonio that's highly specialized and very small -- only a handful of kids are allowed at a time -- that really zeros in on a student's strengths instead of their weaknesses. Caption: Good 4 You: Ms. Dorian's Scholars. It's called Ms.… → Read More

NEISD still waiting to see what it plans to do with 2021 graduation

SAN ANTONIO – Northeast ISD is still seeing high case numbers, but they are starting to lower as seniors have one thing on their mind – graduation. For the week of Jan. 18 to the 24, there were 150 new positive cases among in-person students and 55 new cases among employees. That's down from the last couple weeks after Christmas and New Year's. There's a downward trend happening within NEISD… → Read More

Blue Plate: This week's winner has fresh tortillas, delicious food and smooth margaritas

SAN ANTONIO - A local Mexican food restaurant aced its latest health inspection and gets a Blue Plate from us. This week's Blue Plate award goes to Mia's Mexican Grill on Loop 1604 east and Bandera Road on the Northwest side. Caption: Mia's wins this week's Blue Plate. Let's just start with the tortillas -- made fresh by hand in Mia's kitchen every day. Just look at those beauties puff up on the… → Read More

'His priorities are wrong,' State Rep. says ahead of President Trump's border wall visit

SAN ANTONIO - As calls for his removal from office loom in D. C. , President Donald Trump will be visiting the Rio Grande Valley Tuesday to tout what many consider his crowning achievement -- the border wall. It'll be his first public appearance since before last week's insurrection at the Capitol and not everyone is welcoming him with open arms. It's not the nearly 2,000 miles of wall he had… → Read More

The first Blue Plate of 2021 goes to a delicious Mediterranean restaurant

SAN ANOTNIO - A local Mediterranean restaurant aces several health inspection reports in a row and wins their first Blue Plate from us. This week's award goes to Papoulis’s Greek grill on Huebner and I-10, in the City View Village shopping center -- on the Northwest side. Caption: The first Blue Plate of 2021 goes to a delicious Mediterranean restaurant (SBG Photo) If you happen to be on the… → Read More

Getting Help: Applying for protective orders through Battered Women & Children's Shelter

Right now, many people may be living in dangerous homes. The Family Justice Center has seen a spike in the number of protective orders filed since the start of the pandemic. More than 13-hundred were filed in 2019 -- and nearly a thousand have been filed already this year. But they aren't your only option -- the Battered Women and Children's Shelter can also help. Delaine Mathieu has more on… → Read More

Blue Plate Award: Thai Restaurant nails its inspection, wins award from us

This week's Blue Plate Award goes to Thai Restaurant on Babcock and Callaghan Roads on the Northwest side. Authentic Thai food -- made fresh to order every single day with only the freshest ingredients. From your classic appetizers like fried spring rolls -- stuffed with carrots, cabbage and glass noodles. To the Pad Thai: stir-fried rice noodles tossed in a thick, creamy sauce -- with shrimp --… → Read More

Local Mental Health Expert gives tips on taking care of yourself while working from home

Now that most of us have been working from home for the better part of 6 months -- a lot of you may be struggling, mentally. It can be isolating -- especially if you're alone. Our Delaine Mathieu talked with remote work expert, Moe Vela -- to talk about how to take care of yourself as well as taking care of your job. Caption: (SBG San Antonio) Q: DELAINE: Moe, thanks for joining us today. → Read More

The Blue Plate is BACK: The Original Blanco Cafe

SAN ANTONIO - This week's Blue Plate Award goes to The Original Blanco Cafe on Fredericksburg Rd. and Medical Dr. on the Northwest Side. If you're craving all the Mexican food classics -- welcome, home. Everything here is made to order from the freshest ingredients. From their homemade tortillas -- and all your favorites. The Enchilada Plate - that's three cheese enchiladas - dripping with… → Read More

Local research center in race for COVID-19 vaccine

The race for a COVID vaccine has been at warp speed around the world for months. The TX Biomedical Research Institute here – is in the thick of it -- testing potential vaccines for several pharmaceutical companies. Delaine Mathieu talked with a researcher in charge of one of those studies to find out just how much pressure they’re under to save lives. → Read More

Good 4 You: COVID-19 surviving doctor couple sends message of hope with plasma donation

SAN ANTONIO - Liquid gold. That's how doctors are describing convalescent plasma. It's jam-packed with antibodies that help fight-off the virus in people who have it and it comes from people , who've already had it. In Thursday night's Good 4 You, I talked with two doctors about why this stuff is so important. In march, doctors, Liz and Aaron King and their kids went to colorado for vacation --… → Read More

TX MedClinic inundated with COVID-19 testing, with wait times worth hundreds of minutes

SAN ANTONIO - The TX MedClinic is operating at a capacity it has never seen in their 38-year history. They are inundated with COVID-19 testing, so much so, they've had to temporarily scale back the number of people they can see. They offer the rapid COVID-19 test, results in around 15 minutes, and they're in high demand. Their online wait times at all 19 locations are averaging in the hundreds… → Read More

MASK MYTHS: Local doctor advises what masks are best against COVID-19

SAN ANTONIO - There is a lot of information on social media about masks, which one’s work and which ones don't. We sat down with a local doctor to get to the bottom of the myths about masks. Complete interview with Dr. Robert Sanders. Most people agree, N95 masks are the most effective in protecting you against COVID-19, but they're mainly reserved for medical personnel on the front lines. So,… → Read More

Thunderbird pilot calls Air Force style thank you 'amazing,' flying at less than 1,500 ft

SAN ANTONIO - The USAF Thunderbirds Salute to Healthcare workers was originally supposed to happen Tuesday but was postponed due to weather. But, we spoke with one of the pilots and they told us what we can expect to see Wednesday. It's called America Strong, one big thank you, Air Force Style. "We are going to be at altitudes of 500 to 1,500 feet above the ground, which is a lot lower than it… → Read More

Good 4 You: Cutting a man's hair at home

If there’s one thing we may have taken for granted before the quarantine – it's hair salons. Delaine Mathieu chatted with a hair stylist to learn how to trim a man's hair while you're stuck at home. → Read More

WATCH: How to make your own cloth mask at home

SAN ANTONIO - There is a right way to use masks, and a wrong way. Here are the recommendations from the CDC on how to use and make your own. First, all you'll need is a piece of cloth, some hair ties or rubber bands. Second, you just watch the video above and follow the quick and easy steps! Now remember, you need to wash your hands first, make sure the mask covers your mouth and nose and also… → Read More

Blue Plate Award: Earth Burger, a plant-based restaurant

SAN ANTONIO - This week's Blue Plate Award goes to Earth Burger on Nacogdoches north of Loop 410 on the Northeast side. Welcome to one of San Antonio's first plant-based fast food restaurants! Here, you'll find all kinds of juicy burgers -- but none of them are made with meat. Some of their signature burgers: the Earth Burger -- that's a quarter pound patty on a whole wheat bun -- slathered with… → Read More

Blue Plate Award: Smokin Joe's of Texas BBQ

This week's Blue Plate Award goes to Smokin Joe's of Texas BBQ on South Weidner Road and Randolph Blvd. on the Northeast side. Joe knows BBQ -- he's been been smoking it for 35 years. He decided to open this little joint back in 2010 -- and what it lacks in size, it makes up in flavor. Juicy brisket, perfectly tender chicken, chop, ribs... you name it, Joe's got it. Everything is smoked right… → Read More

SA couple expecting 4th baby after vasectomy fails

A San Antonio couple just found out they're having their fourth baby! They couldn't be more thrilled but they also couldn't be more surprised. You see, the father had a vasectomy over a year ago. Turns out -- he is a part of a very small percentage of men who's vasectomy didn't take. Delaine Mathieu has the one thing doctors recommend you do -- to make sure it actually works. Meet the Cahills:… → Read More

San Antonio cheerleader battling Leukemia after 'massive' tumor found in chest

A San Antonio teenage competitive cheerleader was just diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukemia. Doctors found a massive tumor in her chest they said is believed to have began growing about 30 days ago. Sierra Delgado, 14, is a competitive cheerleader for the elite team, Stars Vipers. She was at a cheer competition a few weeks ago when she and her mom first noticed a red flag. "I saw her go… → Read More