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Carlsbad cracks down on reckless skating

CARLSBAD — Council unanimously supported an amendment Tuesday that would keep rollerbladers and rollerskaters in line on the streets of downtown Carlsbad, per recommendation by the city’s police department. Under the proposed amendment to Carlsbad’s Municipal Code, police officers would be able to cite reckless inline skaters in the Carlsbad Village. Current language in the […]

Skaters of all types to stay in-line in Carlsbad

CARLSBAD — Council unanimously supported an amendment Tuesday that would keep rollerbladers and rollerskaters in line on the streets of downtown Carlsbad, per recommendation by the city’s police department. Under the proposed amendment to Carlsbad’s Municipal Code, police officers would be able to cite reckless inline skaters in the Carlsbad Village. Current language in the […]

Thousands gather for EGGstravaganza

CARLSBAD — Thousands of local residents hopped to Carlsbad Parks and Recreation’s eighth annual EGGStravaganza Spring Festival on April 23 for an Easter- and spring-themed family event at Poinsettia Park. Children came dressed in their most festive spring attire and armed with Easter baskets for pictures with the Easter bunny, an Egg Scramble hunt and […]

Volunteers clean up at South Carlsbad State Beach

CARLSBAD — Volunteers beautified one of North County’s beaches and campgrounds April 16 for the California State Parks Foundation’s 14th annual Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup event held at South Carlsbad State Beach. More than 50 local residents — including families and community service groups — pitched in to pick up trash on the beach, […]

Trip to past for veterans music center fundraiser

CARLSBAD — Local residents jumped and jived at the Foundation for Brain Injured Veterans’ third annual Celebrity Sock Hop — a fundraising event to establish a veterans’ music therapy center in North County — in Carlsbad on April 16. Attendees were all dolled up in 1950s attire for the trip back in time, which included […]

City welcomes new parks & rec director aboard

CARLSBAD — City officials, staff and local residents welcomed Carlsbad’s new Parks and Recreation Director Chris Hazeltine to the team with an intimate meet-and-greet reception April 7. Dozens of people joined Hazeltine to celebrate his appointment to Parks and Recreation director at Carlsbad’s Senior Center, 799 Pine Ave. He assumed the role as director March 21, […]

Community joins forces in order to ‘read together’

CARLSBAD — This year’s Carlsbad Reads Together book selection — Julia Child’s “My Life in France” — has local residents eating, drinking and talking about food to celebrate the annual community reading initiative. Throughout April, the Carlsbad Library has scheduled free book discussions, movie screenings and cooking demonstrations that encourage residents to pick up a […]

Council hears groups’ requests for grant funds

CARLSBAD — Social service agencies that provide for Carlsbad’s low-income residents spoke to City Council on April 5, reinforcing their proposals for the city’s financial assistance to keep their programs available to the community. City staff is currently developing Carlsbad’s annual funding plan for 2011-2012, which includes the allocation of federal funding used to serve […]

Acclaimed local author speaks at library

CARLSBAD — Local author Victor Villaseñor attracted a crowd of loyal readers for a free discussion and signing of his latest book, “Beyond Rain of Gold,” at Carlsbad’s Dove Library on March 31. Hundreds of North County residents were in attendance to hear Villaseñor delve into stories about his childhood, his family and Mexican culture […]

Carlsbad council reviews park design proposals

CARLSBAD — Council has delayed its decision on a final design for Alga Norte Park — Carlsbad’s highly anticipated aquatics and recreational complex — following a review of several design proposals at a City Council workshop March 29. While the council majority agreed that the city should move forward with Phase One of the project, […]