Carlsbad

La Costa Towne Center to be revamped with apartments

La Costa Towne Center to be revamped with apartments

CARLSBAD — With it’s primary storefront empty for five years, the 33-year-old La Costa Towne Center at the corner of El Camino Real and La Costa Avenue is at last getting a revamp.

Carlsbad considers multi-million dollar library upgrades

Carlsbad considers multi-million dollar library upgrades

CARLSBAD — The city is considering expanding the scope of proposed upgrades to the Cole and Dove Libraries, which could more than double the project’s original estimated costs.

Carlsbad may ban mini-satellite wagering

CARLSBAD — Carlsbad is considering banning betting on horse racing out of concerns over gambling’s potential conflicts with the city’s small town, family-oriented vision.

Caruso collects input from community on planned Carlsbad shopping center

CARLSBAD — About a year and a half after buying 48 acres of the Carlsbad strawberry fields along Interstate 5 and Cannon Road, Caruso Affiliated is collecting input from local residents, businesses, and nonprofits about its proposed shopping center.

Crammed Classrooms: Part 2

Crammed Classrooms: Part 2

Class sizes’ impact on teachers and how reduced class sizes may be in CUSD’s future This is the second of a two-part series.

Carlsbad rejects digital signage

Carlsbad rejects digital signage

CARLSBAD — One local called the proposal, “really ugly.” Another deemed the design, “visual pollution.”

Crammed Classrooms: Part 1

Crammed Classrooms: Part 1

Why CUSD’s classes are so large, and the impact it has on students

City incorporates Barrio into new Village Master Plan

City incorporates Barrio into new Village Master Plan

CARLSBAD — One of the oldest portions of Carlsbad, the Barrio neighborhood can trace its founding back to 1918.

CUSD sets goals for facility improvements, new theater

CUSD sets goals for facility improvements, new theater

CARLSBAD — The CUSD Board of Trustees set priorities for upgrading facilities, safety, and campus access for disabled students as well as reviewed proposed designs for Sage Creek High School’s new performing arts center at its Wednesday night meeting.

Carlsbad water supply in good shape despite drought

CARLSBAD — With little rain this winter and nearby lakes dropping below capacity, the signs of California’s drought are easy enough to observe locally. After two consecutive dry years and a third underway, concerns about mandatory water supplies and cutbacks have swelled.