CARLSBAD — City Council agreed to solicit proposals from private companies to lease 3.15 acres of city and Carlsbad Municipal Water District-owned land and appointed new members to city commissions and committees at its May 7 meeting.
CARLSBAD — Local environmentalist group Preserve Calavera has demanded the withdrawal of Carlsbad City Council’s decision approving the Quarry Creek housing development.
CARLSBAD — The Planning Commission approved amendments to the General Plan, Zone Code and Local Coastal Program at its May 1 meeting, in an effort to ease the process of obtaining conditional use permits for local businesses in nonresidential zones.
CARLSBAD — Local business owners won their appeal with the city to open the first gun retail store in Carlsbad in the coming months.
CARLSBAD — City Council delayed acting on a local entrepreneur’s application to open a sports bar in Carlsbad that would allow patrons to bet on horse races at its April 30 meeting.
CARLSBAD — Former Carlsbad City Council member Ann Kulchin received an award from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) for her achievements while working as a member of the Encina Wastewater Authority (EWA) Board of Directors for 22 years.
CARLSBAD — In an effort to meet ever-evolving technologies and community demands, Carlsbad libraries are striving to offer more online content, provide mobile access to resources, give trainings on new technology, and redesign facility space, according to library officials and an April 16 report.
CARLSBAD — New Village Arts sent out a call to artists for mural designs that would represent Carlsbad Village. The result is four “impactful” murals that are currently being created.
CARLSBAD — The city’s Parks and Recreation Commission is recommending that the city operate and maintain the soon-to-be-completed Alga Norte Community Park after three companies proposed operating the park’s amenities at higher costs.
CARLSBAD — Carlsbad resident and community coach Eric Ringdahl was struck and killed by a car while riding his bicycle on April 21 on El Camino Real near La Costa Avenue.