San Marcos

Kirk Effinger: San Marcos Unified School District: Pay me now, or pay me later

Thanks to a sequence of events unanticipated by the San Marcos Unified School District administration, its Board of Trustees, or, apparently advisers upon whom they relied, taxpayers in the district will soon be asked to accept a “lesser of two evils” decision forced by what ended up being opposing expectations from the district’s Proposition K […]

San Marcos wins $350k grant for new urban trail project

San Marcos wins $350k grant for new urban trail project

SAN MARCOS — The city will begin design efforts on a new urban trail with the hopes of being completed by late 2014 thanks to a grant issued from the state and city funds.

Portion of San Marcos pipeline will be relined to carry desal water

SAN MARCOS — In order to withstand the pressures that a particular stretch of pipeline in San Marcos will undergo once desalinated water begins to flow through it, the pipe will first have to be relined with steel.

MOU increases university accessibility for Vista students

REGION — Cal State University San Marcos and the Vista Unified School District have joined together to help improve university accessibility for Vista youth.

More crows spotted in county neighborhoods

More crows spotted in county neighborhoods

COAST CITIES — Thirty years ago, crows were uncommon in much of San Diego.

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.

Kirk Effinger: Pavilions and Proposition K

This past weekend members of the public were treated to a preview of the latest installment in the saga of San Marcos Unified School District’s rise from moribund to magnificent.

San Marcos’ Montiel Park improvements to begin next month

SAN MARCOS — Construction on Montiel Park, located off Nordahl Road, is scheduled to break ground this fall.

Entrepreneurs build businesses from the ground up at CSUSM

Entrepreneurs build businesses from the ground up at CSUSM

SAN MARCOS — Many looked exhausted. Some threw around words like “frantic” and “whirlwind” to describe the last 54 hours. 

CSUSM offers winemaking seminar

SAN MARCOS — Whether you are a novice vintner, seasoned hobbyist or burgeoning wine producer, an upcoming seminar on vineyard management at California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) will offer state-of-the-art insights on winemaking for professionals and enthusiasts alike.Set from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 28 on the university’s San Marcos campus, 333 S. […]