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Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Sights & Sounds to offer discounts next year

The Sights & Sounds Board will offer discounts for next year’s event to patrons who were rained out this year, according to city officials.

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear Planet K case

The U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday to not hear a case brought by the owners of a Planet K store on Interstate-35. Planet K owners argued that a city ordinance prohibiting the exposure of junk vehicles violated...

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear Planet K case

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a petition for review of the Planet K court case that sought to overturn a San Marcos ordinance and state law banning junked vehicles from being in public view.

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Federal judge reconsiders Planet K car case

A federal judge who threw out Planet K's suit against San Marcos in March recently decided to reconsider whether a junked car is an appropriate vehicle for an artistic statement.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

When is a car not a car?

Though Federal Judge Sam Sparks recently ruled for San Marcos against Planet K in their junk vehicle case, he did not rule as to whether the car-turned-planter is a car or a planter. That remains a philosophical...

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