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Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Stapp: Truck hit speeds of 60 mph before deadly crash

San Marcos police are awaiting autopsy results before identify the driver in a crash that killed two men early Monday but Rio Vista Terrace residents say it was 39-year-old Fabian Hernandez.

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Mugging sheds light on city street lamp initiative

As of last week, San Marcos city crews have replaced 87 non-functioning street lights in the last month. But none of the lights were replaced east of Interstate-35, or in the city's highest concentrations of low-income residents....

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

San Marcos officials announce downtown ‘charrette’

San Marcos officials are holding a series of public meetings next week to work on a downtown redevelopment code. The four-day "charrette" is supposed to lead to a specific downtown development code, or “SmartCode” that folds zoning,...

Monday, March 15th, 2010

City announces road work for week

The City of San Marcos has announced road projects that will affect traffic in town for the next week. Among the streets involved in the projects are Hopkins Street, Sessom Drive, Craddock Avenue and Wonder World Drive.

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Slowly, city approaches downtown streetscaping

A downtown San Marcos streetscaping project, which still needs to be fully funded, would begin in combination with a drainage project on Hutchison Street and North LBJ Drive. The project will reduce parking spaces while widening and...

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

City announces road closures for next week

San Marcos officials have announced road and street projects affecting traffic in town next week, including several involving Hopkins Street and the downtown square. Wednesday, Feb. 3, will include numerous such projects through the east side of...