CARLSBAD — Mission Estancia Elementary ushered around 50 students who were outside the campus inside its building at around 2:45 p.m. on Tuesday in response to a police helicopter flying overhead.
CARLSBAD — Facing the inevitability of a new energy plant along its coastline, Carlsbad used its only remaining power — its ability to influence how quickly that plant would be built — to negotiate with NRG for a cleaner, smaller new one.
CARLSBAD — It took Mike Davis 23 years in the Carlsbad Fire Department to move up the ranks from a new hire firefighter/paramedic to division chief. Yet it only took three months for Davis to make his final leap from division chief to interim fire chief, and then to official fire chief.
CARLSBAD — Exactly one year after ground was broken on the project, Carlsbad’s desalination plant about one fourth constructed and on its way to start operating in early 2016.
CARLSBAD — Part water park, part skateboard course, part financial and environmental sustainability experiment, Carlsbad’s deluxe Alga Norte Park opened to the public on Dec. 31 to full praises.
CARLSBAD — Former school board member Kelli Moors is facing a fine from the FPPC (Fair Political Practices Commission) for violating state law.
CARLSBAD — Eighteen different nonprofits and schools were awarded a combined $25,000 for classroom instruments, youth theater productions, and art festivals from Carlsbad’s annual Community Arts Grants.
CARLSBAD — Kevin Crawford, Carlsbad’s interim city manager and former fire chief, will be leaving his decades long career with the city early next year to be the new president and CEO of the United Way of San Diego County.
CARLSBAD — Facing multiple charges of grand theft and misappropriation of funds, ArtSplash treasurer James Comstock has posted bail and is awaiting arraignment.