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Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Great Books Discussion Group to tackle 'Interpreter of Maladies'

The Great Books Discussion Group at the San Marcos Public Library, 625 East Hopkins Street, will meet on Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. to discuss Jhumpa Lahiri's "Interpreter of Maladies."

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Discussion of skills for 'no impact' living slated for library

The public is invited to the San Marcos Public Library, 625 East Hopkins, for a discussion on sustainable living led by Dr. Gwendolyn Hustvedt, on Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. The discussion ties in with Texas State's...

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Narvaiz, Porterfield, say lawsuit is 'pure politics'

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz and Councilmember Kim Porterfield said a lawsuit filed against them by a group opposing San Marcos CISD annexation into the Austin Community College district is, itself, a bid to sway the election....

Sunday, September 5th, 2010

Suit seeks injunction against councilmembers supporting ACC measure

Citizens Advocating Responsible Education (CARE SMCISD) has filed for an injunction against San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz and Councilmember Kim Porterfield, who the group is accusing of using city facilities and resources to support San Marcos CISD's...

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

San Marcos Public Library celebrates 150,000th book

The Encyclopedia of Texas Seashells, published by Texas A&M Press, has the honor of being the 150,000th book attained by the San Marcos Public Library.

Friday, August 27th, 2010

The Weekend: Dogs, Shakespeare, music and plenty of football

Shakespeare gets a shaking up, dogs get a fair, music is in the air and football is everywhere, even on a unicycle. School is back, meaning the weekends taken on an extra sense of urgency.

Friday, August 20th, 2010

Open government group starts with full meeting

A group of about 50 people seeking more open government in San Marcos met this week at the San Marcos Public Library. The first task is to generate a list of recommendations for the San Marcos City...

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

City still pursuing sculpture projects from permanent arts fund

Between $115,000 for a sculpture between the San Marcos Activity Center and the San Marcos Public Library, and a proposed $100,000 to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr., and Lyndon Baines Johnson, San Marcos officials are moving ahead...

Friday, August 13th, 2010

The Weekend: A cat on a hot, tin roof? In August?

There's a cat on a hot tin roof (and we don't mean a warm chocolate sundae with peanuts) in Wimberley this weekend, as the Wimberley Players continue a smoldering production to open their 30th season. San Marcos,...

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Letter to the editor: Meeting for open government

In this letter to the editor, San Marcos resident Steve Harvey calls the citizens out to a meeting later this month for mobilizing an open government campaign.

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