Places to go in San Marcos

San Marcos Events

Mickey Brent: Broad Awakening

Mickey Brent: Broad Awakening

CSU San Marcos

Thursday, October 18, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Chocolate Making & Wine

La Fleur's Winery

Saturday, October 20, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Ryan Dart Trio

Old California Coffee House & Eatery

Saturday, October 27, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Harvest Dinner

Twin Oaks Valley Vintners

Saturday, October 27, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

San Marcos News & Stories

Not that firm

Big-box mattress companies wobble

Some San Diego area stores owned by Mattress Firm, Inc. may be closed as part of the recently announced Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing by the company, which is owned by Steinhoff International Holdings, a South ...

San Marcos in crosshairs of Growthzilla

Your backcountry or mine?

To North Country residents living near Merriam Mountains, it feels like Dr. Frankenstein is bringing that monster back to life. A monster called urban sprawl the community chased out of their backcountry in 2010. Back ...

This is not my beautiful pasta

A new restaurant, an old favorite, and overcoming expectations

When I heard late last year that local hospitality group Whisknladle had sold its Prep Kitchen brand to a Las Vegas hospitality group, my gut response was, “What will happen to the Bolognese?” That would ...

Sleepers – they look slow and drive fast

Michael Bream's junk car version of Tesla

Michael Bream’s original down to the oxidized paint 1965 VW twin cab pickup is what auto racers call a “sleeper.” Sleepers are cars that look slow and drive fast. Bream’s vintage VW qualifies by appearing ...

Fruits and vegetables and superfoods, oh my!

The new fast food embraces "fresh" and "healthy"

Can healthy food be franchised? That’s the question I ask myself while waiting for my order at Fresh, a fast casual eatery that recently opened within the North City development of San Marcos. It’s the ...

San Marcos Photos

Sunset Park, San Marcos

Awesome Dudleya pulverulenta colony on I-78 ...

Cocos (San Marcos) Fire behind Black ...

Cocos Fire (San Marcos) burning in ...

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