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The remains of the old car wash off Hunter Road are all gone now, removed over a period of days by a single worker. The long-abanoned structure had been heavily graffitied and had evidence people might have been camping there. Daily Record photo by Gerald Castillo

Eyesore no more

The CM Allen Parkway detour. City of San Marcos graphic

Downtown Detours

Whether you live and/or work downtown or — like most San Marcans — visit the area to conduct business, shop, have a meal or take a cool dip in the 72-degree river, you’ve got some changes coming.

Sunday headliner Snoop Dogg greets the thousands of fans attending Float Fest at Cool River Ranch on the San Marcos River. The floating and music festival featured entertainment on two stages. Daily Record photo by Toy Mendez

Hot music, cool river

In the run-up to Float Fest, it was noted that the cool water of the San Marcos River might be as big a draw as the A-list entertainers.