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Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Ethics commission pings P&Z vice chair for ‘minor’ violation [PRO]

In a wide-ranging response to allegations made against him, real estate broker Carter Morris suggest he'll want to know why city official didn't pre-empt his public, televised remarks at a city council meeting in support of a controversial development on Sessom Drive.

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

Classic car fundraiser planned to fight domestic violence

Friends of the Family Justice Center will host a fundraiser on Sept. 24 from 6-9 p.m. at Dick's Classic Garage in San Marcos.

Friday, August 12th, 2011

Establishment turns out strong for Nichol’s council bid

A slew of political heavy hitters, including the district attorney and sheriff, turned out on Thursday to help Terry Nichols launch his bid for Place 3 on the San Marcos City Council.

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Porterfield, Prather, Scott hold huge funding leads

Three city council candidates supported by outgoing San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz hold substantial fundraising advantages in Tuesday's election. Two of them, incumbent Councilmember Kim Porterfield and Planning and Zoning Commissioner Jude Prather, hold fundraising leads of...

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

Former mayors talk campaign spending

The four living former mayors of San Marcos gave a variety of opinions on the campaign spending of current San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz (center), who reported $100,000 in expenditures for her 2008 campaign.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

Tightened candidate residency requirement survives first council discussion

A provision that would disqualify residents of recently annexed neighborhoods from running for mayor or city council received preliminary, informal approval from the city council at their regular meeting this evening.

Friday, April 25th, 2008

With scant public input, charter review commission finalizing its work

All three citizens who showed up at the Charter Review Commission's public hearing Thursday said they just came to listen. The session was adjourned by 5:40 p.m., ten minutes after it began and before the pizza delivery...