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Decades-long career lands Mike Davis promotion to Carlsbad fire chief

Decades-long career lands Mike Davis promotion to Carlsbad fire chief

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.

Interim city manager selected for United Way executive job

Interim city manager selected for United Way executive job

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’s fire chief named interim city manager

Carlsbad’s fire chief named interim city manager

CARLSBAD — Carlsbad Fire Chief Kevin Crawford has officially been selected as the interim city manager, while John Coates, who formerly held the position, remains on paid administrative leave through mid-March.

Updated: Carlsbad City Manager resigns without explanation

Updated: Carlsbad City Manager resigns without explanation

CARLSBAD — Carlsbad City Manager John Coates resigned from his position for undisclosed reasons in an announcement on Wednesday night.

Mock plane crash tests County emergency services

Mock plane crash tests County emergency services

CARLSBAD — Fire fighters and other emergency personnel raced around volunteer victims, aircraft debris, and a smoking bus to respond to a simulated mass-casualty drill at McClellan-Palomar Airport the morning of Oct. 3.