San Marcos

Filling up the empty bowls

Filling up the empty bowls

High school takes part in nationwide effort to rid hunger

Emergency response drill brings NCTD, SMFD to the scene

Emergency response drill brings NCTD, SMFD to the scene

SAN MARCOS — The sight of the flashing lights of emergency vehicles and firefighters scaling a five-story ladder to reach the Sprinter light rail on March 27 was only a practice drill. In the event a true emergency occurs, firefighters and NCTD (North County Transit District) will have this practice under their belts.

Law enforcement seeking suspect in dog theft

Law enforcement seeking suspect in dog theft

SAN MARCOS — San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate the unknown suspect wanted in connection with the theft of an English bulldog in San Marcos. It happened at Dogtopia in the 900 block of W. […]

Billboard seeks to raise awareness on American POW

Billboard seeks to raise awareness on American POW

REGION — Never leave a man behind. That’s what has spurred Washington state resident and former Marine Chrissy Marsaglia to begin a grassroots campaign to raise awareness on Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a U.S. Army soldier that has been held captive since 2009.

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: Trouble in paradise

Residents in the San Marcos enclave of San Elijo Hills have certainly had their issues lately.

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?

Cell tower approved for San Marcos residential area

SAN MARCOS —City Council approved the installation of a 35-foot-tall AT&T cell tower off of Golden Eagle Trail in a residential area at its Oct. 22 meeting.

Man hit in face with beer bottle

SAN MARCOS – A 30-year-old man was hit in the face with what Sheriff’s deputies believe to have been a beer bottle, leaving an 8-inch laceration during an altercation on the 200 block of Avenida De Suerte on Thursday night.