retail

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.

Carlsbad in the process of banning pet sales

Carlsbad in the process of banning pet sales

CARLSBAD — At its Oct. 8 meeting, Carlsbad City Council adopted an urgency ordinance that immediately bans the sale of cats and dogs within the city, though refrained from voting on a formal ordinance to enact the ban permanently.

Jobless rate drops for coast cities, county

Jobless rate drops for coast cities, county

COAST CITIES — Encinitas’ unemployment rate continued its slow march downward in December, according to a newly released report from the California Employment Development Department.