Written by KROV News Department on January 29, 2019
San Antonio Local & National News – January 29, 2019
In Local News –
VIA has Invited Contestants to Enter 2019 the “VIA Go–Code–SA Codeathon”
The event is designed to bring together the best coders, designers, and tech experts in the area, and challenge them to turn bright transit ideas into potential transit innovation for our region.
There will be a Codeathon Mixer with the VIA team and fellow Codeathon participants tonight – January 29, 2019 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Dorćol Distilling + Brewing Co. There will be prizes, free appetizers and refreshments.
The 3rd Annual Go–Code–SA Codeathon is from February 22-24, 2019, at Trinity University’s Center for the Sciences and Innovation (CSI), West Campus Lane.
Codeathon is free!
Participants, will be eligible for cash prizes based on their work.
Reference: Inter Office Memo
In National News –
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has issued a new invitation to President Donald Trump to give his State of the Union speech on February 5th.
The formal letter Monday suggests Trump will reschedule the speech after it was postponed because of the partial government shutdown. Trump and Congress reached a deal Friday to reopen the government, which had been Pelosi’s condition for allowing Trump to speak.
The Associated Press reported that; “Pelosi said in her letter that she and Trump spoke Monday and agreed on the new date.” She wrote: “In our conversation today, we agreed on February 5th.”
The House and Senate still must pass a resolution officially inviting Trump to speak to a joint session of Congress.
In Local Traffic –
Loop 1604 – WEST until Saturday, February 2nd – Daily 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. North Bound overpass at Marbach Road will be closed for illumination work.