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Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Q&A: Shane Scott on the issues

Answering the San Marcos Mercury's pre-election questions, San Marcos Place 6 council member SHANE SCOTT says the city should consider paid parking in some areas to help fund transportation projects.

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Q&A: Melissa Derrick on the issues

Answering the San Marcos Mercury's pre-election questions, city council write-in candidate MELISSA DERRICK says the city should take all of Cape's Camp for parkland and steer clear of a citywide smoking ban in private businesses.

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Q&A: Ryan Thomason on the issues

Answering the San Marcos Mercury's pre-election questions, council member RYAN THOMASON touts a city council initiative he pushed to increase investment in street maintenance and sidewalk construction.

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Q&A: Thomas Prentice on the issues

Answering the San Marcos Mercury's pre-election questions, mayoral candidate THOMAS PRENTICE says the city should emphatically reject a developer's proposal that would donate 20 acres of riverfront property to the city for parkland.

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Q&A: Daniel Guerrero on the issues

Answering the San Marcos Mercury's pre-election questions, Mayor DANIEL GUERRERO defends new rules including a forthcoming ban on drinking alcohol at city-owned parks, saying they were the result of community consensus after years of discussion.

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...

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Dealmaker to help recruit tech firms to San Marcos

Pike Powers, the playmaking attorney who helped make Austin a technology hub, is going to work for the Greater San Marcos Partnership to recruit businesses here.

Monday, January 2nd, 2012

As San Antonio grows, so does its confidence

In 2008, after 15 years as the Alamo City’s largest corporate resident, AT&T announced it was moving its headquarters to Dallas — and taking 700 executives along with it. In the past, that San Antonio’s first Fortune...

Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Breaking News: Formula One gets green light

The promoters and track owners trying to put on a Formula One race in Austin apparently overcame their differences just in time — the F1 race for November 2012 is officially on the calendar.

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Mayor plans session this Saturday on redevelopment, Alamo Drafthouse

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz will host a public forum on economic development, the redevelopment of Springtown Shopping Center and the Alamo Drafthouse proposal at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 27 a City Hall.

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