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Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

City considers converting River Road car lanes to bike use

The city is holding a public hearing Monday evening about the possibility of removing two automobile lanes on East River Road and adding a center turn lane and bike lanes each direction.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Substation outages knock out power in parts of San Marcos

Two San Marcos electric substations were knocked out simultaneously at about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, leaving parts of the city without electricity for about an hour and a half.

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

DNA advances break murder case after 35 years of false starts

After more than 34 years of trying to solve the 1975 murder of Sheryl Ann Norris in San Marcos, a national DNA database gave local law enforcement a glimmer of hope this April. By September, law enforcement...

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Bike plan meeting draws large turnout

Dozens of San Marcos residents turned out to the San Marcos Activity Center Thursday night for a city meeting to update the city's bike plan and bike map. City officials said state funding for such projects is...

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

City announces traffic update

The City of San Marcos has announced road projects that will affect traffic in town from Dec. 27-Jan. 2.

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Traffic Report: 12/27/09 to 01/02/10

A weekly look at road work expected to affect traffic in San Marcos (Texas)

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

City announces traffic update

San Marcos officials have announced road and street projects affecting traffic in San Marcos for next week (Dec. 20-Dec. 26).

Sunday, December 13th, 2009

Traffic Report: 12/13/09 to 12/19/09

Street and utility work expected to affect local traffic in San Marcos (Texas) this week.

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

City announces road work

The City of San Marcos has announced nine different road and street projects that will affect traffic in and around the city next week (Nov. 22-28).

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Water line construction will temporarily close road

For the next two months, starting Sept. 14, River Road will be closed to through traffic from Davis Lane to Aquarena Springs Drive, for the construction of a new water line. Traffic ill be detoured to...