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Friday, July 29th, 2016

Video: City releases ‘Life at 72 Degrees’ into the wild

“San Marcos River: Life at 72 Degrees,” an eight minute long web video produced by the city and Keep San Marcos Beautiful, aims to raise awareness of the delicacy and beauty of the San Marcos River among the tens of thousands of visitors who enjoy it each year.

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

San Marcos residents to get third bin for ‘green waste’

WITH VIDEO | San Marcos residents who use city trash services will get new green waste carts starting next week.

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...

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Old First Baptist Church supporters hope for community center

San Marcos city officials say the old First Baptist Church on MLK Drive is unsafe and out of compliance with the law. Supporters of preserving the old building say they're working on bringing the building into compliance,...

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

San Marcos council gives first pass to neighborhood commission

San Marcos City Councilmembers passed the first reading for the creation of a neighborhood commission Tuesday night, though they heard opposition from the Council of Neighborhood Associations (CONA).

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

P&Z delays 'SmartCode' approval until late July

After two dozen San Marcos residents spoke against quick adoption of form-based development codes Tuesday night, the Planning and Zoning Commission agreed to postpone advancing the issue to the city council until July 27.

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

City looks to create neighborhood commission

San Marcos officials are investigating the possibility of creating a neighborhood commission. Critics say the plan would give less clout to specific neighborhoods than they would receive from the Council of Neighborhood Associations (CONA).

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

CONA elects Kirwin as new president

The San Marcos Council of Neighborhood Associations (CONA) is under new leadership that is touting "change" for an organization that once was a major player in city politics. Amy Kirwin was elected unopposed to a one-year term,...

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