San Marcos

Casa de Amparo opens new Casa kids’ campus

SAN MARCOS —Child Abuse Prevention leader Casa de Amparo held a grand opening ceremony for the organization’s new Casa Kids Campus in the Twin Oaks Valley area of San Marcos.“It took 14 years to reach this point,” said Master of Ceremonies and Board President Mark Allyn, “But seeing it today, I think you can all […]

Coroner finds heart condition caused girl’s death

SAN MARCOS — A coroner determined an undetected heart condition known as Long QT Syndrome as the probable cause of death for a 14-year-old girl who died suddenly during her eighth-grade dance at Woodland Park Middle School on June 9. Sabrina Keller had been dancing with friends as they celebrated promotion into high school when […]

Cal State soccer programs fall short in championship run

SAN MARCOS — Just two weeks ago the men’s and women’s soccer teams were sweeping their way through the A.I.I. national tournament in Thomasville, Ga. Last week, both teams were dispatched from the N.A.I.A. championships. On Nov. 19 the women hosted Westmont College for the opening round of championships. The loss came in dramatic fashion […]

Women’s soccer loses finale, preps for playoffs

SAN MARCOS — The CSUSM women’s soccer team lost their final regular season game at home Oct. 21, 1-0 to Westminster College. The loss will prevent the team from getting a first-round host, said head coach Ron Pulvers, but the team will be ranked no. 1 as they head to Thomasville, Ga. for the A.I.I. […]

Well-known cake stylist has a full plate this season

SAN MARCOS — Autumn is the favorite time of the year for celebrity cake stylist Ro Zinniger. “It’s colors like yellow, orange and black that are associated with Halloween,” she explained. “There’s comfort food, and these are my comfort colors.” Zinniger will be offering themed workshops for Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas at her Ro Z’s […]

Architect of soccer programs still has his goals set

SAN MARCOS – The most important part of any building is its foundation. And with every foundation laid there is an architect behind it drawing up the plans. The architect behind the men’s and women’s soccer programs at Cal State San Marcos is head coach Ron Pulvers. This year marks his sixth season since laying […]

CSUSM men’s loss serves as warning to team

SAN MARCOS – A slew of yellow cards issued in the 2-1 loss to Bethesda Christian University signaled a glaring caution to the Cal State San Marcos men’s soccer program. A combined 9 yellow cards were issued during the match that saw one of the largest crowds this season. “A chippy game’s going to be […]

Arts & Lectures series is free food for thought

SAN MARCOS — California State University San Marcos began its annual free Arts & Lectures series this month. Open to the public, the series features 14 special engagements, which include dramatic performances, musical concerts, film screenings, art exhibitions and guest lectures. Topics encompass issues as diverse as border violence against women to the use of […]

Arts and Lectures series is free food for thought

SAN MARCOS — California State University San Marcos began its annual free Arts & Lectures series this month. Open to the public, the series features 14 special engagements, which include dramatic performances, musical concerts, film screenings, art exhibitions and guest lectures. Topics encompass issues as diverse as border violence against women to the use of […]

CSUSM women’s soccer remains undefeated

SAN MARCOS – Despite a one-hour delay due to a referee scheduling error, which spurred an impromptu vuvuzela practice session by members of the men’s soccer team and a penalty kick shootout with fans in attendance, the Cal State San Marcos women’s soccer team was finally able to take to the field to try and […]