development

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.

Kirk Effinger: Trouble in paradise

Residents in the San Marcos enclave of San Elijo Hills have certainly had their issues lately.

City moves ahead to plan Shores site

City moves ahead to plan Shores site

DEL MAR — In a rare split vote at the Nov. 18 meeting, council agreed to begin preparing a master plan for the Shores property, a 5.3-acre lot on Camino del Mar and Ninth Street the city purchased from Del Mar Union School District in 2008 for $5.8 million to preserve open space, recreational areas […]

Carlsbad considers additional developments for General Plan

CARLSBAD — When city staff presented information regarding the status and schedule of the Envision Carlsbad General Plan Update to City Council on Oct. 15, questions were raised about land use changes.

Inside Oceanside: Utilizing the city’s space

Last week I wrote a half-serious/half tongue-in-cheek column about why Oceanside was better than Carlsbad.

Kirk Effinger: ‘Roads to nowhere’ a product of activists, weak-kneed politicians

Beware the community activist who became one when a new subdivision or other development is proposed near them and claims to be concerned for their entire city.

Proposed development prompts concerns among residents

Proposed development prompts concerns among residents

REGION — Eden Valley residents are speaking out against a developer’s proposed plan to build 362 new homes in the area.

Higher-density housing plans spark debate

Higher-density housing plans spark debate

Early development plans to build 362 new homes in Eden Valley have some residents concerned.

Column: You’re now entering the development zone

Welcome to the development form the Twilight Zone.

Nursery land to sprout houses instead of trees

Nursery land to sprout houses instead of trees

CARLSBAD — With another plant nursery downsizing and selling land for potential house development, Carlsbad’s agricultural and nursery land is shrinking down to little more than the Flower Fields and strawberry fields.