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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.

Barth opts to not run for mayor

Barth opts to not run for mayor

ENCINITAS — Mayor Teresa Barth’s name won’t be on the ballot for mayor in November.

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.

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.

Escondido Council approves charter for ballot

ESCONDIDO — Despite debate over how the charter would be written and what would be included, the City Council directed staff to place a revised city charter proposal on the upcoming November ballot.

Escondido Council approves charter for ballot

Escondido Council approves charter for ballot

ESCONDIDO — Despite debate over how the charter would be written and what would be included, the City Council directed staff to place a revised city charter proposal on the upcoming November ballot.

Barth looks back on year as mayor

Barth looks back on year as mayor

ENCINITAS — Mayor Teresa Barth had one major goal when she was chosen to lead the city one year ago: change the tone of council.

‘Elephant in the room’ leads to Gaspar and Barth splitting mayor term

‘Elephant in the room’ leads to Gaspar and Barth splitting mayor term

ENCINITAS — A council meeting to elect the mayor for a one-year term ended in a twist — Mayor Teresa Barth and Councilwoman Kristin Gaspar will each take the position for six months.

Carlsbad focuses energy on negotiating over Encina Power Station

Carlsbad focuses energy on negotiating over Encina Power Station

CARLSBAD — The city of Carlsbad dedicated time, money and energy opposing the construction of a second, larger power plant next to the existing Encina Power Station. But with overriding approval for the project from the state and a regional power shortage, construction is inevitable.

Partnerships key to luring education sites to city

CARLSBAD — If the City Council is going to have any luck attracting a higher education institute to the city, and bring in all of the economic advantages that go with it, it will largely depend on the partnerships of local businesses.