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Rail Studies Completed

February 24, 2017 
A new study shows that lowering the train tracks below street level between Carlsbad’s two...

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Resident Survey Results

February 17, 2017 
The results of the city’s annual resident survey, presented at Tuesday’s City Council meeting, show...

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Highway 101 Panel

February 17, 2017 
The City of Carlsbad’s ongoing series on future trends looked both backward and forward yesterday,...



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How They Voted

February 15, 2017 
Find out how the City Council voted at its last meeting. To see the full agenda, staff reports,...






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Latest Trail News

February 8, 2017 
Find out about upcoming volunteer opportunities, Lake Calavera Preserve improvements, the volunteer...

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Volunteer Trail Event, 2/25

February 2, 2017 
The Saturday volunteer trail cleanup event on Feb. 25, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., at Carlsbad Oaks...




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Juried Biennial Open

January 13, 2017 
The City of Carlsbad’s Cultural Arts Office features the 2017 Juried Biennial exhibit through March...


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2017 Cinema Series Announced

January 10, 2017 
The City of Carlsbad is pleased to announce the lineup for the 2017 Cinema Series at the Ruby G....






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Water Rates Explained

November 30, 2016 
The Carlsbad Municipal Water District approved a water rate increase of about $5 a month for the...

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Holiday Shipping Safety

November 28, 2016 
The City of Carlsbad Police Department wants to share safe holiday package shipping and delivery...


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Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

November 20, 2016 
The holidays are here and that means more shoppers visiting the City of Carlsbad’s malls, outlets...

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Check for Standing Water

November 17, 2016 
With this week’s rain and concerns about the Zika virus top of mind, health officials are urging...



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Fall Safety and Security Tips

November 8, 2016 
Now that the lazy days of summer are over, it is time to think about how the changing seasons can...




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Teddy Bear Drive

October 31, 2016 
The City of Carlsbad Police Department is proud to co-host the 2016 San Diego Regional Law...


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Village & Barrio Plan Changes

October 21, 2016 
A new draft of the Village and Barrio Master Plan will be available by summer 2017, the City of...

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Measure O, New Fire Station

October 14, 2016 
Under a law passed by voters in 1982, the City of Carlsbad may not spend more than $1 million in...


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Rate Changes Proposed

October 7, 2016 
The Carlsbad Municipal Water District is proposing changes in water rates and the way they are...



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Construction Wrapping up

September 30, 2016 
Commuters who pass through the north part of town on El Camino Real will soon get to see the...

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Climate Action Plan Update

September 21, 2016 
The City of Carlsbad’s newly appointed Climate Action Plan administrator gave an update at...




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Worried About Zika?

September 9, 2016 
Do news reports about a San Diego case of the Zika virus have you worried? The County of San Diego...

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Watch State of the City Video

August 30, 2016 
Carlsbad residents can get an update about city issues, priorities and projects by watching the...



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Back to School Safety Tips

August 19, 2016 
With kids throughout Carlsbad heading back to school, the City of Carlsbad Police Department offers...







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Citizens of the Year

July 20, 2016 
Longtime Carlsbad volunteers Zona Murray and Phil Urbina have been named Carlsbad Citizens of the...




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Water Conservation Award

July 13, 2016 
City of Carlsbad resident Claudia Kuepper has been honored as a winner of the annual...




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Carlsbad Budget Approved

June 30, 2016 
The Carlsbad City Council on Tuesday approved a $315 million budget for the fiscal year starting...








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City Discusses Budget

June 15, 2016 
According to a staff presentation at Tuesday’s City Council meeting, a stable local economy and...

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Drought Restrictions Ease

June 10, 2016 
Under updated state rules that apply to regions that have at least three years worth of water...

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Budget Meetings Begin

June 8, 2016 
The City of Carlsbad has begun a series of budget meetings, the final stage of an annual process to...







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City Grants Aid the Community

May 6, 2016 
This week, the City Council approved grants to organizations that benefit lower-income residents in...










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Lagoon Plan Rescinded

March 23, 2016 
On Tuesday, the Carlsbad City Council certified the results of the Feb. 23 special election on...


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Latest Carlsbad Currents

March 1, 2016 
Read the latest issue of Carlsbad Currents to find out about bulky item pickup, e-waste recycling,...



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Drought Rules Extended

February 26, 2016 
Changes to the state’s emergency drought response regulation adopted earlier this month by the...

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New Habitat Report Available

February 23, 2016 
The City of Carlsbad has set aside nearly 6,000 acres of open space as preserves for plants and...

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Registration Open for Camps

February 19, 2016 
Online registration has begun for City of Carlsbad summer camps, offering sports, arts, science and...




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Streets Getting a Spruce Up

February 4, 2016 
The City of Carlsbad will resurface portions of some major roadways and neighborhood streets during...

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Help Shape Our Region's Future

February 1, 2016 
Do you have thoughts or ideas about how to keep the San Diego region moving forward? Do you want to...

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Measure A Voter Information

January 31, 2016 
To help Carlsbad residents understand the issues related to the Feb. 23 special election on Measure...

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Free Bulky Item Pickup

January 26, 2016 
The City of Carlsbad offers free, curbside pickup of large and bulky items too big for regular...

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What To Do: Tornadoes

January 6, 2016 
Find out what to do in case of a Tornado Warning by clicking here

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Sign up for Citizens Academy

December 30, 2015 
The City of Carlsbad is now accepting applications for its Spring 2016 Citizens Academy. The free,...


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Latest Carlsbad Currents

December 29, 2015 
Read the latest issue of Carlsbad Currents to find out about the desal plant completion, wet...



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Village & Barrio Plan Meetings

December 15, 2015 
The City of Carlsbad will hold a series of meetings to present a draft master plan for the downtown...








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85/15 Plan, Measure A

November 22, 2015 
Voters will decide whether or not to approve the Agua Hedionda South Shore Specific Planat a...

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Keep Grease out of the Drain

November 22, 2015 
Unless a plumber is on the guest list, the City of Carlsbad urges residents to take care when...



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Arts Commission Vacancy

November 18, 2015 
The City of Carlsbad is seeking residents interested in filling a vacancy on the City of Carlsbad...





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City Prepares for El Niño

November 10, 2015 
The City of Carlsbad should expect heavy winter storms, especially in early 2016, which could cause...


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City Partnerships Grow Economy

November 6, 2015 
Carlsbad’s economy continued to flourish in 2015 as many local businesses expanded, new firms moved...


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Latest Carlsbad Currents

November 2, 2015 
Read the latest issue of Carlsbad Currents to find out about upcoming events, El Niño Prep, city...

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Shop Local

October 30, 2015 
If you want to support local businesses this holiday season, look no further than Carlsbad retail...


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Beach Parking Lot Improvements

October 16, 2015 
The City of Carlsbad just completed a series of improvements to enhance safety and beach access in...

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Bomb Hoax Suspect Arrested

October 7, 2015 
CARLSBAD, Calif. — On September 12, the City of Carlsbad Police Department responded to a report of...



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Auto Thief Arrested

October 2, 2015 
On October 2, at approximately 11:50 a.m., the City of Carlsbad Police Department responded to a...


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Fall Safety Tips

September 23, 2015 
Now that the lazy days of summer are over, it is time to think about how the changing seasons can...

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General Plan Update Approved

September 23, 2015 
The Carlsbad City Council unanimously approved the City of Carlsbad’s new General Plan and...

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New Online Water Saving Tools

September 18, 2015 
Two online conservation tools are now available to help Carlsbad residents save water. The San...


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85/15 Plan Fast Facts

September 14, 2015 
The city’s goal is to ensure the community has access to accurate, unbiased information. Below is a...


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Latest Carlsbad Currents

September 2, 2015 
Read the latest issue of Carlsbad Currents to find out about upcoming events, library renovation...

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Planning Commission Vacancy

August 28, 2015 
The City of Carlsbad is seeking residents interested in filling a vacancy on the City of Carlsbad...

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Home Energy Workshop, 9/16

August 25, 2015 
The City of Carlsbad is partnering with the Center for Sustainable Energy to host a free workshop...



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Back to School Safety Tips

August 21, 2015 
With kids throughout Carlsbad heading back to school, the City of Carlsbad Police Department offers...

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Watch State of the City Video

August 21, 2015 
Carlsbad residents can get an update about city issues, priorities and projects by watching the...

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New Toilet Rebate Offered

August 20, 2015 
The Department of Water Resources has launched a new rebate program for replacing old toilets with...









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Smaller Power Plant Approved

July 30, 2015 
The California Energy Commission approved a license today to construct a new, smaller and more...



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Carlsbad Water Use Down 25 %

July 24, 2015 
Customers in the Carlsbad Municipal Water District service area cut their water use by an average...

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Library Construction Update

July 23, 2015 
The City of Carlsbad’s Georgina Cole Library on Carlsbad Village Drive closed Sept. 1 for...

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Report Storm Damage

July 22, 2015 
If you experienced property damage as a result of recent storms, please visit the county’s website...



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Financial Reporting Award

July 1, 2015 
The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada awarded a Certificate...

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Latest Carlsbad Currents

July 1, 2015 
Read the latest issue of Carlsbad Currents to find out about upcoming events, water wise plants,...

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Balanced Budget Approved

June 30, 2015 
The Carlsbad City Council approved a $313.5 million budget Tuesday that includes new parks...


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Citizens of the Year Named

June 24, 2015 
Longtime volunteers Taffy Cannon and Frank Whitton have been named Carlsbad Citizens of the Year....







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City Budget Presented

June 9, 2015 
According to a report presented to the City Council Tuesday, the city’s proposed $240.4 million...



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City Maps Out Key Projects

May 20, 2015 
The City of Carlsbad's proposed Capital Improvement Program for the fiscal year that begins July 1...


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New Water Rules Approved

May 20, 2015 
The Carlsbad Municipal Water District announced new rules for water conservation Tuesday that will...




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Coastal Roundabout Wins Award

May 13, 2015 
The new roundabout and Coastal Rail Trail project on Carlsbad’s coast has been named a 2015 Honor...





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Washer Rebates Streamlined

April 28, 2015 
As part of the regional response to severe drought conditions, the San Diego County Water Authority...

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City Manager Leaving

April 24, 2015 
The Carlsbad City Council and City Manager Steven R. Sarkozy today announced they have decided to...

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Drought Alert Continues

April 23, 2015 
City of Carlsbad water officials heard an update Tuesday on the statewide drought and new state...

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Crime Rate Dropped in 2014

April 22, 2015 
On April 22, SANDAG released the “Thirty-Five Years of Crime in the San Diego Region: 1980 through...


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Bicycle Theft Prevention Tips

April 16, 2015 
The City of Carlsbad Police Department is encouraging residents to register their bicycles due to...





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Watch Online Safety Seminar

April 3, 2015 
A video is now available from the March 26 social media safety seminar hosted by Sen. Patricia...



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Coyote Safety Tips

March 27, 2015 
Although coyotes are present year round in San Diego County, they are more active in the spring...

















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