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Monday, November 11th, 2013

City Hall hosting summit on population growth, development

San Marcos residents are invited to share their ideas and hear from fellow citizens regarding growth in their city at “SMTX Talks: A Constructive Conversation about Growth” from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the San Marcos Activity Center.

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Developer adds parks acres to Cape’s Camp proposal

An apartment developer looking to build student housing on part of Cape's Camp has sweetened his pitch to the city, roughly doubling the amount of riverfront acreage he says he's willing to donate as a park.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Police: Development opponents plan to ‘disrupt’ meetings

Officers will stand guard at future town hall meetings about a controversial multimillion development near Sessom Creek after police received a tip that opponents of the project plan to stage disturbances of public forums.