ROUNDUP: Coronavirus business and parks news from San Marcos, Buda, Kyle

Coffee Box is located at 1101 Bunton Creek Road, Kyle. (Courtesy Coffee Box)
Coffee Box is located at 1101 Bunton Creek Road, Kyle. (Courtesy Coffee Box)

Coffee Box is located at 1101 Bunton Creek Road, Kyle. (Courtesy Coffee Box)

Read recent news from Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of the San Marcos, Buda and Kyle areas.

Owners of Coffee Box in Kyle plan to continue giving free meals after the coronavirus pandemic

Joshua and Xavier Olabarrieta, the co-owners of Coffee Box in Kyle, have reshaped the way they do business by giving food to those who need it the most, an act of compassion brought by the coronavirus pandemic but intended to be implemented beyond it.

San Marcos closes parks until further notice; new public health advisory issued by mayor

San Marcos Mayor Jane Hughson has ordered that parks remain closed until further notice due to concerns with social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.



San Marcos is the first city in Texas to adopt a cite-and-release law

After a bumpy road followed by a lively debate among elected officials, the city of San Marcos will be the first in Texas to adopt a cite-and-release policy in the form of a law for certain low-level offenses.

Elective surgeries resume at San Marcos hospital

Christus Santa Rosa Hospital-San Marcos is preparing its newest hospital in the San Antonio-based system for a return to elective procedures and surgeries.

Evelin Garcia and Joe Warner contributed to this story.