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Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Heated exchange at San Marcos council meeting (with video)

San Marcos Police Chief Howard Williams stepped into a city council meeting this evening to ask mayoral candidate Thom Prentice to yield the floor after his speaking time had expired.

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Photo Gallery: San Marcos remembers Sept. 11

With a morning ceremony on Tuesday, San Marcos residents marked the 11th anniversary of the life-altering terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The local tradition includes tolling the city's historical fire bell — relocated years ago from...

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Brad Rollins’ Blog: Now for something completely different

Long shot mayoral candidate Thomas Prentice stole the show at the San Marcos Area Board of Realtors debate on Tuesday, brushing aside questions about development regulations and parks to rail against global warming and capitalism.

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Remembrance ceremony set for Sept. 11

The city of San Marcos will hold the annual 9-11 remembrance ceremony at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 to honor the memory of the 3,000 people who died in the worst terrorist attack in the nation’s history.

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

Brad Rollins’ Blog: Was development opposition much ado about nothing?

For all the anti-development sound and fury in the last year, the loyal opposition was unable to field a candidate against one of the most reliably pro-growth members of the San Marcos City Council.

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Perry says he supports Narvaiz for U.S. Congress

Gov. Rick Perry gave a blessing, however briefly, to former Mayor Susan Narvaiz's campaign for U.S. Congress today while visiting San Marcos to tout the statewide sales tax holiday.

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Rick Perry touts sales tax holiday at San Marcos Walmart

Gov. Rick Perry made a stop at the Walmart in San Marcos Thursday promoting the upcoming sales tax holiday for back-to-school shoppers.

Friday, August 10th, 2012

San Marcos wants to buy into LCRA power plant

The city of San Marcos plans to invest an estimated $18 million to buy 3.52 percent of a natural gas- and steam-powered electric power generation plant being built by the Lower Colorado River Authority.

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Q&A: Daniel Guerrero on shooting for a second term

San Marcos Mayor DANIEL GUERRERO, who also serves as executive director of the San Marcos Education Foundation, has made early childhood and continuing education a priority of his office — a potentially precedent-setting departure from the days...

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Aquarena Springs overpass to pay tribute to university, river

A long-awaited railroad overpass on Aquarena Springs Drive is being designed as a maroon-accented complement to Bobcat Stadium, which has just undergone its own striking transformation.

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