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Friday, July 30th, 2010

San Marcos council seeks city manager finalist before November election

The request for proposals from San Marcos City Hall to city manager search firms specifies that the selection of a new city chief executive should take place "within 60 days." In that case, the sitting council would select a city manager who will work with a council that stands to be substantially changed after the Nov. 2...

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

The Weekend: America's Birthday, fireworks, music and more

It's America's birthday, so fireworks will explode like neon blossoms, broncs will be busted, calves will be roped, music will play and pics will be nicked as the barbecue sizzles. Happy Fourth of July!

Friday, June 11th, 2010

The Weekend: The singing Mockingbird and Texas musicians

You can start shakin' that stick if you want to but there's more fun stuff to do this weekend than you can shake a stick at. Drop the stick and hit Market on the Square, the EmilyAnn...

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

Tim O'Brien to give reading at Alkek

Prize-winning author Tim O'Brien will give a reading and book signing at Texas State's Alkek Library next Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Friday, June 13th, 2008

Hap Mansfield’s Blog: The sun, the heat, the hell and happiness

The sun is hot and life is hard these days. But the Texas sun makes it all seem fine.

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