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Monday, October 20th, 2014

Ceremony marks re-opening of neighborhood park in Blanco Gardens

San Marcos officials will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony this afternoon for the formal re-opening of Conway Park, recently renovated with new playground equipment and a mini-skate park area.

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

Obama taps San Antonio’s Julián Castro as HUD chief

San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro will be President Obama's next secretary of housing and urban development, sources close to the Democratic Party rising star said on Saturday.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Law targeting Texas State students ensnares Marine vets

An ordinance intended to keep Texas State University students and other young people from disturbing the peace of single-family neighborhoods has ensnared three former U.S. Marines who were twice deployed together in the Iraq the Afghanistan wars...

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

HUD-NSP grant awarded to San Marcos

The City of San Marcos has received $525,000 in federal money to remove or refurbish foreclosed and blighted homes.

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