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Thorpe Lane

Monday, July 9th, 2012

City wants to add bike lanes on Thorpe, Mill

City of San Marcos engineers are proposing reducing Thorpe Lane from four to two car lanes with the addition of a center turn lane and bike lanes running both directions from Springtown Way to Warden Lane.

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Map: Planned Thorpe Lane development

Thorpe Lane may be on the cusp of reinvestment if developers follow through with plans for two new apartment projects totaling about 500 units with a touch of street-level retail. A third apartment development near Thorpe Lane,...

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Officials see hope for Thorpe Lane revival

Thorpe Lane, a once-bustling commercial corridor connecting Hopkins Street to Aquarena Springs Drive, has been on the decline for years with a nearly abandoned major shopping center on one end and a shuttered nursing home on the...

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

74-year-old charged with child sex crimes

San Marcos Police arrested Francis Hall, 74, on Nov. 1 and charged him with sexual performance by a child and indecency with a child.

Monday, November 7th, 2011

Five-story apartment building planned for Thorpe Lane

A developer says he will build a five-floor 174-unit apartment building on Thorpe Lane on the site of an abandoned nursing home in San Marcos.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Substation outages knock out power in parts of San Marcos

Two San Marcos electric substations were knocked out simultaneously at about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, leaving parts of the city without electricity for about an hour and a half.

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Real Estate: Week of 03/30/11

A sampling of current listings for condominium and townhouses for sale in San Marcos, ranging in price from $58,000 to $160,000.

Friday, September 10th, 2010

Bike plan meeting draws large turnout

Dozens of San Marcos residents turned out to the San Marcos Activity Center Thursday night for a city meeting to update the city's bike plan and bike map. City officials said state funding for such projects is...

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Public invited to open house on Hopkins, Thorpe Lane project

The public is invited to an open house 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 24 on proposed improvements to the Hopkins/ Thorpe Lane intersection, one of the major thoroughfares in San Marcos.

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

City to hold open house on Thorpe-Hopkins intersection

San Marcos officials are holding an open house Tuesday night at the San Marcos Activity Center to discuss proposed improvements to the intersection of Hopkins Street and Thorpe Lane.

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