Carlsbad

Carlsbad announces proposed capital improvements

Carlsbad announces proposed capital improvements

CARLSBAD — With the upcoming fiscal year upon us, Carlsbad City Council has approved  $73.7 million in new spending as part of the Capital Improvements budget. “The Capital Improvement Program budget is for a lot of the physical things people see in our city, like parks, libraries and other buildings, streets and pipes,” said Helga […]

Amended Carlsbad power plant approved

Amended Carlsbad power plant approved

CARLSBAD — The California Public Utilities Commission approved a gas-powered peaker style power plant last Thursday to replace the power lost after the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station shut down in 2013. The peaker plant, which operates during peak times of demand, will also replace the Encina Power Station, which is set to go off […]

BizAir to start servicing McClellan-Palomar airport

BizAir to start servicing McClellan-Palomar airport

CARLSBAD — A new airline is taking over service from McClellan–Palomar Airport to Los Angeles International Airport, which was formerly served by United Express.

Storm drains on Grand Avenue  under construction

Storm drains on Grand Avenue under construction

CARLSBAD — Construction has begun along Grand Avenue to improve the storm drainage, which is outdated and often floods after a big storm. City Council approved the $1.64 million project in February. “Some of the storm drain system in northwestern Carlsbad is the oldest in the city and dates back to the 1960s, so we’re […]

Carlsbad’s Planning Commission approves Palomar Brewing Co.

Carlsbad’s Planning Commission approves Palomar Brewing Co.

CARLSBAD — After much back and forth, the Planning Commission approved a Conditional Use Permit for the owners of Palomar Brewing Company to open a tasting room at the site of their brewery on Loker Avenue West Wednesday night. The permit passed with four in favor and two against. Next, Founder of Palomar Brewing Ben […]

City to analyze strawberry fields shopping center

City to analyze strawberry fields shopping center

CARLSBAD — The City Council approved staff to prepare a report on the plans submitted for the strawberry fields property on Tuesday night.

Man enters not guilty plea in jogger’s death

Man enters not guilty plea in jogger’s death

CARLSBAD — The man who was driving the Ford Expedition that hit and killed a jogger on Dec. 28 of last year pleaded not guilty to vehicular manslaughter Tuesday.

A Coast News brief: Kitesurfing in Carlsbad

Carlsbad resident Roger Hudritsch took advantage of an empty Tamarack Beach and storm brought winds on Thursday to head out and do some kite surfing in this short Coast News Group video.

A year after fires, county reflects

A year after fires, county reflects

CARLSBAD — It’s been a year since the Poinsettia fires raged through Carlsbad and the official cause has still not been determined.

State lays groundwork for more desal plants

State lays groundwork for more desal plants

REGION — The largest water desalination plant in the western hemisphere is set to open this fall and will supply 7 percent of the San Diego region’s water supply.