ESCONDIDO — An expected funding shortfall has put a hold on any ground breaking for the city’s planned project to extend Citracado Parkway.
COAST CITIES — As the latest lead agency for the Buena Vista Lagoon Enhancement Project, SANDAG will soon draft engineering studies and an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) to evaluate alternatives for the project.
CARLSBAD — The environmentalist nonprofit group Preserve Calavera has sued the city of Carlsbad over its review and decision on the Quarry Creek housing development.
SOLANA BEACH — City Council unanimously agreed at the May 8 meeting to send a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers supporting a proposed 50-year sand replenishment project that has been in the works for more than a decade.
CARLSBAD — New Village Arts sent out a call to artists for mural designs that would represent Carlsbad Village. The result is four “impactful” murals that are currently being created.
RANCHO SANTA FE — Drawing from his own experiences growing up in Rochester, N.Y., author Ross Talarico’s new novel “Sled Run,” is a modern day Robin Hood tale about a teenage boy Rosey who’s seduced by the dazzle (and 1959 candy-apple red Mercury convertible) of a local Mafioso, Carm Carlotta.
OCEANSIDE — Sidewalk installation and landscaping is set to begin this summer on the south side of Oceanside Boulevard east of Interstate 5 to Crouch Street.
COAST CITIES — The same water that pours out of a tap sustains avocado groves throughout Henry Avocado Company in Escondido, owned by Phil Henry.
CARLSBAD — Carlsbad’s Planning Commission heard presentations from city staff and the developer, as well as comments from more than 50 members of the public at its hearing on the Quarry Creek project on Feb. 20, which caused the commission to postpone making a decision on the housing project until its March 6 meeting.
COAST CITIES — After 13 years of studies and several proposed alternatives, a 50-year plan to replace sand on beaches in Solana Beach and Encinitas is entering what could be the final phase.