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Danny Arredondo


Saturday, October 8th, 2011

20 neighborhoods hold ‘Night Out’ block parties

Twenty neighborhood groups hosted block parties and mingled with city officials and first responders Oct. 4 to celebrate National Night Out.

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Neighborhoods to hold block parties, cookouts next week

Neighborhood groups throughout San Marcos and Hays County are planning block parties, cookouts, visits from law enforcement, and other National Night Out events next week.

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Blue Santa program sends extra toys to Monclova

The San Marcos Police Department's Blue Santa program collected so many toys this year that the extras were sent to the poorest children in Monclova, Coahuila, which is the San Marcos sister city in Mexico.

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Operation Blue Santa seeks donations, volunteers

The San Marcos Police Department (SMPD) is seeking donations and volunteers for its Operation Blue Santa, which is underway for the holiday season. The program expects to provide gifts to more than 900 San Marcos children this...

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Guerrero holds campaign kickoff, rips opponent

Before about 200 supporters at his official campaign kickoff Monday night, San Marcos mayoral candidate Daniel Guerrero said his opponent, Councilmember John Thomaides, has misrepresented his own positions on several issues.

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

City presents awards, recognition

The city received an Achieving Community Together (ACT) award for excellence, Municipal Court week was proclaimed and Hays Caldwell Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse was recognized for their efforts during Red Ribbon Week.

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

‘Night Out’ parties planned Oct. 6

Neighborhoods across San Marcos are planning special events Tuesday, Oct. 6 at the 26th Annual Texas Night Out Against Crime.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

City, university plan community welcome

The city of San Marcos and Texas State University will co-sponsor a Community Welcome on Thursday, Sept.10, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Hills of Hays Neighborhood located off Staples Road.

Friday, June 26th, 2009

Goodnight boosters make track donation

The Goodnight Middle School Boys Athletics Booster Club recently made a $600 donation towards the purchase of track and field equipment.