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Following the Centers for Disease Control recommendation for wearing face masks when in public to help prevent transmission from people who aren’t showing symptoms of COVID-19, San Marcos residents, like Johnny Peralez above, have begun wearing face masks. Daily Record file photo by Gerald Castillo

Stop the spread: How to make your own face mask

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) now recommends the use of face masks when in public to help prevent transmission of COVID-19 from people who aren’t showing symptoms.

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Local muscian Marcus Morales performs at Triple Six Live! at The Marc. Morales is slated to play the Artist Aid - Streamed Benefit Concert Friday. Photo courtesy of Marcus Morales

Artist Aid - Streamed Benefit Concert

1836 Music Group has partnered with the Texas Ski Ranch and Ragnars on The Compound to host a streamed benefit concert to help raise money for local musicians affected by the recent outbreak of the

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CenTex FarmBox, a sustainable and local food and goods delivery service, has just launched its website that allows customers to support local farmers, artisans and vendors without leaving the house. Photos courtesy of CenTex FarmBox

Fresh, local, sustainable food delivery

Shopping for groceries recently has felt like taking a trip back to the days of hunting and gathering as a society. But in the midst of long lines at H-E-B and empty shelves, local food delivery services like CenTex FarmBox have been filling the gap. CenTex FarmBox is a hyper-local food delivery service that supports local farmers, artisans and vendors.

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The iconic Guggenheim in Bilbao, Spain has opened its doors to the public via virtual online tours, along with many other world-famous museums. Freeuse photos 

Museums open their doors virtually

Museums nationally and internationally were some of the first places to shutter their doors when COVID-19 emerged — and for good reason, most of these bastions of the arts are in the world’s larges

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Bill Nichols, Nathaniel Kindred and Doug Balkman place fries and coleslaw on plates. Daily Record photos by Lance Winter

El Buen Pastor continues tradition

San Marcos’ oldest Hispanic church that also happens to be rated one of the best places to get a Lenten meal in town, El Buen Pastor, started their annual Lenten fish fry on the last Friday of February as normal. But with social distancing practices put in place this week in response to COVID-19, the church has opted to keep the tradition going, now with to go.


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