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Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Proposal would allow chickens on every lot

When he heard about San Marcos' new animal ordinance and its restrictions on keeping livestock and birds in the city limits, Matt Akins quickly knew he'd run afoul of the law.

Friday, January 16th, 2009

In microchip debate, city points to family’s reunion with Smokey the cat

Following the form of just about any issue involving animals, the city of San Marcos' new animal ordinance has roiled residents who protest its reach, taking particular aim at the provision requiring all dogs and cat be...