Carlsbad

Carlsbad’s economy is on the upswing

Carlsbad’s economy is on the upswing

CARLSBAD — The U.S. is slowly bouncing back from the crippling economic effects of the Great Recession and Carlsbad is no different.

Police seek armed robbery suspect

CARLSBAD — The investigation and search for a suspect that robbed a Taco Bell Monday night continues.

Carlsbad takes steps to increase pedestrian safety

Carlsbad takes steps to increase pedestrian safety

CARLSBAD— City officials are looking at both short and long term plans to make Carlsbad safer for pedestrians and bicyclists.

Encina Power Station to be replaced by 2020

Encina Power Station to be replaced by 2020

CARLSBAD — The California Energy Commission held two public workshops on Jan. 12 and Jan. 13 to update the public on the “peaker” style power plant proposed by Carlsbad Energy Center LLC, which will take the place of the Encina Power Station.

Seawall graffiti becoming more prevalent in Carlsbad

Seawall graffiti becoming more prevalent in Carlsbad

CARLSBAD — The amateur graffiti along the seawall in Carlsbad is posing a problem, according to Beach Preservation Committee member Fred Briggs.

Gray whales more visible from shore

Gray whales more visible from shore

REGION — Over the past few weeks, the spray from migrating gray whales has been a popular sight on the coastline.

15-year-old girl arrested in school threat

CARLSBAD — A 15-year-old female Carlsbad High School student was arrested at her home on Tuesday for making criminal threats against the school.

Stretch of Carlsbad beach remains closed after sewage spill

CARLSBAD — A stretch of Carlsbad State Beach remains closed after a sewage spill contaminated the water on Tuesday, according to County Department of Environmental Health officials.

Police seek suspect in bank robbery

CARLSBAD — Police responded to a bank robbery call on Tuesday afternoon at the US Bank at 2550 El Camino Real.

Former Tamarack gas station demolished

Former Tamarack gas station demolished

CARLSBAD — The unsightly abandoned gas station on Tamarack Avenue has been demolished, after the site received a number of complaints, according to Housing and Neighborhood Services Director Debbie Fountain.