City Council

Residents voice opposition to Escondido’s charter proposal

Residents voice opposition to Escondido’s charter proposal

ESCONDIDO — Local residents expressed opposition to and confusion about City Council’s proposition to place a revised charter city proposal on the November ballot during a public hearing on Wednesday.

City notes concerns over Manchester Ave. underpass and parking lot

City notes concerns over Manchester Ave. underpass and parking lot

ENCINITAS — A plan from Caltrans to upgrade Interstate 5 includes building a 150-space parking lot and underpass for carpoolers on part of a strawberry field just off of Manchester Avenue.

Escondido develops ‘critical’ recycled water project

ESCONDIDO — The city of Escondido has approved initial plans for new recycled water and potable water reuse systems with the intention of securing a local, drought-proof water source for future generations.

Escondido develops ‘critical’ recycled water project

ESCONDIDO — The city of Escondido has approved initial plans for new recycled water and potable water reuse systems with the intention of securing a local, drought-proof water source for future generations.

Council endorses equestrian park plans, avoids funding environmental report

ESCONDIDO — Residents and the City Council praised the completed master plan for a $10 million new equestrian park adjacent to Daley Ranch.

Council votes against new permit system for bars

Council votes against new permit system for bars

ENCINITAS — The city should step up code enforcement checks on bars, rather than adopt a new permit system for alcohol-serving establishments, a council majority said on Wednesday night.

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.

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.

Encinitas considers economic strategies

Encinitas considers economic strategies

ENCINITAS — Encinitas has a healthy business community, but it could freshen up its economic development strategy, councilmembers said Wednesday night.

Alcohol restrictions considered for Oceanside fast food restaurants

OCEANSIDE — City Council directed staff to look into limiting alcohol sales at fast food restaurants at their Feb. 19 meeting, specifically restaurants with over the counter ordering and drive-thru services.