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Planner Andrea Villalobos looks over posted messages at the Code SMTX celebration May 24 in Kissing Alley.
Photo by Trey Hatt

City Manager Bert Lumbreras.
Photo by Trey Hatt

A roadmap to San Marcos’ future

Good things come to those who wait. It’s been a slogan for many advertising campaigns, like Heinz Ketchup. But for the city of San Marcos, that anticipation has become a

The mayor and members of the San Marcos City Council, representatives of Gary Job Corps and the Dunbar Heritage Association and others were onhand for the reading of the proclamation reprinted at right.
Don Anders photo

Last year’s Juneteenth parade.
Daily Record file photo by Denise Cathey

San Marcos getting ready for Juneteenth

Once again this year, San Marcos Juneteenth celebrations will get a sweet start. The Garland Warren, Nelvia L. Burleson and Charles Callihan Memorial Cake Auction will be Thursday, June 14,


WHEREAS, the institution of Black slavery in America began in 1616 with the landing of the first African slaves on our shores and continued officially until President Abraham Lincoln issued

Front row, from left are Luis Sanchez, Henry Torres, Alan Williams, Richard Robles and Tylor Hjorth; back row, from left, Assistant City Manager Steve Parker, Tony Salinas, Jesse Trevino, Mike Perez, Andrew Gonzales, Jose Aguilar and City Manager Bert Lumbreras.

From left are Tom Taggart, Alan Williams, Anthony Garcia, Jesse Trevino, Mike Perez and Richard Robles.
Don Anders photos

SMEU workers win Lifesaving Medal, Moten Award

The San Marcos Electric Utility Department (SMEU) was recognized twice in May for their commitment to safety and their dedication to the public. Moten Award The SMEU Meter Technician Team


Above, the Sunshine Kids beat Wednesday’s 100-degree heat with a float down the San Marcos River. At right, volunteers from the San Marcos Fire Department and the community at large