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The Bewick's Wren can be recognized by its white eye-line and breast and long, white-spotted tail. Freeuse photo

Exploring Nature: Wrens

Wrens are members of a major bird family which contains over 60 species, mostly concentrated in Central and South America. There are no wrens in Alaska or Hawaii. There are

The San Marcos Main Street Program recently named Tantra Coffeehouse the February Downtown Business of the Month. From left are Main Street Interim Manager Josie Falletta, Business Owner Adam Lilley, Main Street Organization Chair Linda Coker and Main Street Administrative Assistant Michael Royal. Photo courtesy of  the city of San Marcos

Tantra named Downtown Business of the Month

The San Marcos Main Street Program has named Tantra Coffeehouse February’s Downtown Business of the Month for their investment in the downtown community, curb appeal and unique customer experience.

During last year's Mistick Krewe of Okeanos Mardi Gras parade Lilly Bell, Bailey Jenkins and Aubrey Jenkins stand along the parade route in their matching Mardi Gras outfits to catch candy and goodies. Daily Record file photo by Denise Cathey

San Marcos celebrates Carnival

San Marcos’ original Carnival Krewe – The Mistick Krewe of Okeanos — is once again bringing the spirit and traditions of Carnival to San Marcos, with its 7th annual Okeanos

Companion planting different crops in close proximity to each other can help with pest control, maximizing use of space and increase crop productivity in a well maintained garden. Photo courtesy of Joe Urbach

Growth in Gardening: Companion Gardening

I am jumping on the companion gardening bandwagon with both feet this year. I have experimented with companion planting in small ways in my gardens over the last several seasons

Queen of Carnival

San Marcos’ first Mardi Gras Krewe was named after the Greek deity of rivers, Okeanos, so it’s fitting that this year’s Queen of Okeanos has had a lifelong love for

A print by artist Debangana Banerjee. Submitted photos

'A Room of One's Own'

The San Marcos Public Library will be celebrating the expression of women artists this International Women’s Day, March 8 from 4-6 p.m., by hosting an art exhibition with all local women artists. 


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