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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.

Del Mar OKs zoning change for homeless shelter

DEL MAR — Emergency shelters to accommodate the homeless have been added to the list of allowable uses in the north commercial zone.

Escondido approves area as shelter site

ESCONDIDO — Despite public opposition, Escondido City Council settled on designating more than 70 light-industrial-zoned acres near its western border along San Marcos as a potential emergency homeless shelter site.

Carlsbad City Council delays action on mini-satellite wagering site

Carlsbad City Council delays action on mini-satellite wagering site

CARLSBAD — City Council delayed acting on a local entrepreneur’s application to open a sports bar in Carlsbad that would allow patrons to bet on horse races at its April 30 meeting.

Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club clears roadblock on quest for covenant modifications

RANCHO SANTA FE —The Rancho Santa Fe Association board unanimously approved the Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club’s request to count property it owns toward a two-thirds consent requirement for covenant modification, bringing the club one step closer to being purchased by the association. 

Encinitas Council crafts argument against ‘right-to-vote’ initiative

ENCINITAS — Council agreed on language at Wednesday night’s meeting that will appear as the argument against the “right-to-vote” initiative, now known as Proposition A, during a special election June 18.

Commission denies permit to sell firearms

Commission denies permit to sell firearms

CARLSBAD — At its March 20 meeting, the Carlsbad Planning Commission denied a local store’s second application for a conditional use permit to sell firearms, and in doing so ensured that Carlsbad would remain without a gun store for the foreseeable future.

Barrio area gets new zoning designations

Barrio area gets new zoning designations

CARLSBAD — To meet state housing requirements, City Council approved a series of land use and zoning designation changes in the Barrio area of Carlsbad to allow for higher housing densities.

Council asks for analysis on ‘Right to Vote’ initiative

Council asks for analysis on ‘Right to Vote’ initiative

ENCINITAS — Council could have adopted the “Right to Vote” initiative at Wednesday night’s meeting, but in the end, Council ordered an independent analysis of the initiative’s fiscal impact and effect on land use.