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Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Arts commission award honors keepers of San Marcos culture

The San Marcos Arts Commission is calling for nominations for an annual award honoring individuals or organizations that have substantially enriched the community’s cultural and artistic life.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

San Marcos Arts Commission honors advocates

The San Marcos Arts Commission honored individuals and groups who have contributed to the arts in San Marcos at its annual arts advocacy reception last month at Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos.

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Photos: Southside School unveils historical marker

The Southside School, the campus where Latino children attended classes prior to integration, was dedicated as a a state historical landmark during a ceremony on April 20.

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

‘Latin American School’ to be designated state historical landmark

The former Southside School that served Latino children in San Marcos before integration will be designated a state historical landmark.

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

City to break ground Jan. 21 on LBJ-MLK Crossroads

The city of San Marcos and the LBJ-MLK Crossroads Memorial Committee will host a groundbreaking ceremony for a new sculpture commemorating the civil rights legacy of President Lyndon Baines Johnson and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at...

Friday, September 16th, 2011

Hispanic culture center hosts Saturday celebration

A nonprofit Hispanic culture organization based in San Marcos will celebrate its first anniversary alongside Diez y Seis de Septiembre festivities.

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Nonprofit offers tutoring to struggling San Marcos High School students

San Marcos High School and nonprofit organization Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos have partnered to offer math and science tutoring to students who are behind or need additional help.

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

City still pursuing sculpture projects from permanent arts fund

Between $115,000 for a sculpture between the San Marcos Activity Center and the San Marcos Public Library, and a proposed $100,000 to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr., and Lyndon Baines Johnson, San Marcos officials are moving ahead...

Monday, March 8th, 2010

Villalpando added to census staff

New San Marcos Census Outreach Coordinator Marge Villalpando hopes to access many residents who may be missed or confused by the 2010 Census.

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