San Marcos Highlands

San Marcos Highlands project taken off table

SAN MARCOS – When city council was to meet Wednesday, they may have expected to hear a recommendation from the planning commission on the proposed housing development project known as San Marcos Highlands.

Residents still have concerns over San Marcos Highlands development

Residents still have concerns over San Marcos Highlands development

SAN MARCOS — The developer of the San Marcos Highlands, a proposed housing project, has reduced its residential footprint and increased the amount of open space at the site, but residents remain concerned over a number of issues still associated with it.

Kirk Effinger: The politics of change

What is it about change that so threatens people? The almost knee-jerk response that certain groups have whenever a new development proposal is made in their community?

Kirk Effinger: ‘Roads to nowhere’ a product of activists, weak-kneed politicians

Beware the community activist who became one when a new subdivision or other development is proposed near them and claims to be concerned for their entire city.