Author Archive for Christina Macone-Greene

Poverty in Carlsbad highlighted in group’s annual report

Poverty in Carlsbad highlighted in group’s annual report

CARLSBAD — In the picturesque coastal town of Carlsbad, it’s hard to believe that some families are stricken with poverty.

NCHS expands to include family health services in Carlsbad

CARLSBAD — In a quest to provide more health care to residents of all ages, NCHS (North County Health Services) is converting its Pediatrics Services in Carlsbad to a comprehensive Family Medicine Health Center.

Carlsbad asks residents to reduce water usage following sewage spill

CARLSBAD – While Carlsbad Utilities Department employees are repairing a sewer pipe break which caused a 9,000-gallon, sewage spill into the Batiquitos Lagoon and the beach west of the lagoon, officials are asking nearby residents to reduce their water use for a speedier repair.

Carlsbad City attorney announces retirement

Carlsbad City attorney announces retirement

CARLSBAD — Ron Ball, Carlsbad’s city attorney, glances at the framed photos decorating his office which jump starts a trip down memory lane.

Carlsbad City Council approves zoning changes for housing

CARLSBAD — In order to develop “a variety of housing” for all income ranges, City Council recently agreed on some new Housing Element Program amendments.

After 29 years of service city bestows honors on Mark Steyaert

After 29 years of service city bestows honors on Mark Steyaert

CARLSBAD — The City of Carlsbad acknowledged one of its employees, park development manager, Mark Steyaert. 

Carlsbad City Council delays gun sale decision

CARLSBAD — At the start of the Oct. 2 Carlsbad City Council Meeting, Mayor Matt Hall announced that the Gunther Gifts agenda item, a continuance from its regular meeting on Aug. 28, would be postponed.

Seed and garden tips swapped at annual event

Seed and garden tips swapped at annual event

CARLSBAD — The Harold E. Smerdu Community Garden annual Seed Swap Party was the ultimate hub for current and future gardening enthusiasts.

Scouts honored at council meeting

Scouts honored at council meeting

CARLSBAD — City Council recognized two Eagle Scout candidate projects with certificates of recognition for exemplary acts of volunteering for the city’s trail program at the Sept. 25 meeting.

Donation helps to grow community garden

Donation helps to grow community garden

CARLSBAD — There was much celebration recently at the city of Carlsbad’s Harold E. Smerdu Community Garden. Gardeners received a generous donation of $9,200 from Jenny Craig, Incorporated Sept. 17.