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Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Unicycle underdogs

This is a classic underdog story. A scrappy football team. No talent, all heart. Fighting for a chance at the playoffs.

Friday, July 30th, 2010

San Marcos council seeks city manager finalist before November election

The request for proposals from San Marcos City Hall to city manager search firms specifies that the selection of a new city chief executive should take place "within 60 days." In that case, the sitting council would...

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Narvaiz announces she will not seek fourth term

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz announced Wednesday that she will not seek a fourth term. Updated with comments from mayoral candidates John Thomaides and Daniel Guerrero.

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Former Councilmember Guerrero announces run for mayor

Former San Marcos City Councilmember Daniel Guerrero has announced his run for mayor after a two-year absence from the council. Guerrero will run against Councilmember John Thomaides and former mayoral candidate Dan McCarthy.

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

Thomaides begins run for mayor from city square

San Marcos City Councilmember John Thomaides officially kicked off his mayoral campaign Wednesday evening before about 120 supporters at the Cafe on the Square.

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

Letter to the editor: Spell considers council run

In this letter to the editor, Griffin Spell discusses some of his policy positions under consideration for a run at the San Marcos City Council.

Sunday, July 11th, 2010

Narvaiz gives no announcement, Porterfield seeks re-election

San Marcos Mayor Susan Narvaiz said she has made a decision as to whether she will seek re-election against Councilmember John Thomaides, but she's not tipping her hand. Meanwhile, Councilmember Kim Porterfield announced late Sunday that she...

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

Candidates come and go at filing last call

The filing deadline for San Marcos city council candidacy came and went Wednesday, and so did some of the candidates. Switches, adds and drops characterized a tumultuous last call, which ended in two races each with at...

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Council stays with KBR contracts

Despite pleas from citizens, the San Marcos City Council decided to maintain two road contracts with KBR after city staff said the timeliness and cost effectiveness of the projects would be jeopardized by cutting ties with the...

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

Coppoletta announces treasurer

Lisa Marie Coppoletta, who campaigned for the San Marcos City Council without a treasurer in 2008, has named Griffin Spell as the treasurer for her 2009 council campaign.

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