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Monica Garcia

Monday, November 16th, 2009

SMHS Cheerleaders recognized for cancer awarness

The San Marcos High School cheerleaders were recently recognized for their outstanding contributions to Cancer Awareness Month.

Friday, November 6th, 2009

Final vote count deadline Monday

Monday is the day when San Marcos voters will finally learn the true results of Tuesday night's election. Apparently, they won't change.

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

Thomaides, Thomason dominate heavy boxes

The precinct-by-precinct breakdown from Tuesday night's San Marcos City Council election shows that incumbent Councilmember John Thomaides won re-election by dominating across the city, while council hopeful Ryan Thomason faces a likely run-off with evidence that the...

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

Thomaides wins, Thomason waits

Election Day in San Marcos ended with incumbent City Councilmember John Thomaides securing his third term by a resounding margin, while the results in a three-way council race with no incumbent remain to be developed in the...

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

Thomaides wins easily; Thomason headed to runoff with Coppoletta

Incumbent pulls down 63.6 percent while Thomason fails to avoid runoff by three votes.

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

Election ’09: Real-time election results

Preliminary election results for the 2009 San Marcos City Council election.

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

Election ’09: Thomaides, Thomason lead in early votes

Incumbent John Thomaides and home builder Ryan Thomason were solidly in the lead of their respective San Marcos City Council races in early voting results released at the close of polls at 7 p.m.

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

Commentary: If you don’t know where you’re going, it doesn’t matter which way you go

Pondering rapid growth, Hays County Judge Elizabeth Sumter writes, "When I think about the future of Hays County, I’m often reminded of a few lines from Alice in Wonderland."

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009, Newstreamz post video candidate interviews

In association with, Newstreamz has interviewed candidates for the San Marcos City Council in the Nov. 3 election. The video interviews are available at

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Police, fire fighters step up political presence

Amid their meet and confer negotiations to forge collectively bargained agreements with the city, San Marcos police and fire fighters have increasingly promoted their interests during this election season.

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