Carlsbad

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.

CUSD seeks parent input for spending

CUSD seeks parent input for spending

CARLSBAD — Beginning next fall, all California school districts will be implementing a new funding formula and accountability system. To fulfill requirements under the new system, the Carlsbad Unified School District is collecting community input about how district funds should be spent to best prepare students for college and careers.

Capturing the moments

Capturing the moments

Carlsbad-based Upper Deck has been able to succeed in a world laden with smartphones and other digital distractions

CUSD lowers CVA grad requirements

CARLSBAD — Different graduation requirements for the school district’s Carlsbad Village Academy (CVA) continuation high school was deliberated at Wednesday’s school board meeting.

Planning Commissioner is selected to be new Carlsbad councilmember

Planning Commissioner is selected to be new Carlsbad councilmember

CARLSBAD — Planning Commissioner Michael Schumacher was selected from a 28-candidate pool to be Carlsbad’s newest city councilmember on March 11.

Carlsbad selects new city manager

Carlsbad selects new city manager

CARLSBAD — Carlsbad has selected the former city manager of Bellevue, Wash., Steven Sarkozy, as its next city manager, replacing John Coates who resigned suddenly last October.

City Council rejects parks upkeep outsourcing

CARLSBAD — After two years of study and debate, the Carlsbad City Council decided not to outsource the city’s parks maintenance on Feb. 25, preventing the layoff of 22 city employees.

Pacific Ridge School dances into record book

Pacific Ridge School dances into record book

CARLSBAD – Englishman Philip Robertson, a slight man in a dark blue sport coat with silver piping and gold buttons on it, may have imparted a little bit of fear, even apprehension in the students, staff and volunteers of Pacific Ridge School last Friday.

Victim in serious condition after attempted murder-suicide shooting

CARLSBAD — A 63-year-old female is in serious but stable condition after being shot by her neighbor in an attempted murder-suicide on Monday afternoon.

Traffic calming, complete streets a driving force in general plan update

Traffic calming, complete streets a driving force in general plan update

CARLSBAD — Hoping to address perpetual traffic issues, Carlsbad’s traffic division is making traffic calming strategies and complete street concepts a driving force in the upcoming general plan update.