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Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

By the Numbers: San Marcos apartment boom continues unabated

WITH INTERACTIVE MAP | By the start of the fall semester, planners forecast an additional 1,219 apartment units — with 3,318 beds between them — will pour into the San Marcos rental market.

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

City looks to raise the bar with proposed apartment design standards

The city’s Planning and Development Services department will host an open house on Wednesday, April 30 on proposed design standards for new multi-family development in San Marcos.

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Ethics panel to hear complaints against P&Z commissioner [PRO]

The San Marcos Ethics Review Commission has voted to hold a hearing on a resident’s complaint that planning & zoning commissioner Carter Morris violated city conflict of interest rules by advocating for a controversial mixed-use luxury development...

Sunday, August 11th, 2013

Council aims to pick new city manager by year’s end [PRO]

City Manager Jim Nuse agreed to stay on for another year but the arrangement fell through, council members say. Instead, he has agreed to postpone retirement until a replacement is made.

Sunday, August 4th, 2013

Q&A: Susan Narvaiz on a new life in New Mexico [PRO]

The former mayor talks about challenges facing San Marcos as she prepares to move to Carlsbad, N.M.

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 6/30/13

Guitar gurus Big John Mills and Redd Volkaert will exchange guitar licks at BIGFest today...

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 6/29/13

Tres Womack and the Chubby Knuckle Choir will raise the roof at BigFest tonight...

Friday, June 28th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 6/28/13

Jordan Minor and the Bottom Dollar Band will garner happy fans at Happy Cow tonight.

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

San Marcos Tonight 6/27/13

Paula Held's syncopated prestidigitation will charm at Linda's Fine Foods tonight...

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Hurricane protection stirs debate along Texas gulf coast

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will soon consider proposals to reduce flooding when hurricanes hit a critical part of the Texas Gulf Coast. But the proposals have sparked debate over who should pay for them and...

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