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Smart Meter Award

October 16, 2019 
The Carlsbad Municipal Water District received the 2019 Excellence in Resourcefulness award for a...


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Advisory Committee Vacancy

October 15, 2019 
The City of Carlsbad is seeking residents interested in filling a vacancies on the City of Carlsbad...


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District 1 Council Vacancy

October 15, 2019 
City Council Member Barbara Hamilton announced at the Oct. 8 City Council meeting that her...

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Housing Commission Vacancy

October 11, 2019 
The City of Carlsbad is seeking residents interested in filling an unscheduled vacancy on the City...








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New Guest Artist Residency

October 2, 2019 
Carlsbad Cultural Arts Office presents Ken Waldman, Alaskan fiddler and poet, as the newest guest...




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New Lagoon Trail

September 19, 2019 
The Carlsbad City Council has approved adding the Hub Park trail to the city’s “Capital Improvement...


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Water plans, rates discussed

September 19, 2019 
The City of Carlsbad and its subsidiary agency the Carlsbad Municipal Water District will hold a...




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Housing Plan Update

September 11, 2019 
The City of Carlsbad will form a public advisory group to help update the city’s “Housing Element,”...

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Carlsbad Art Chair Unveiled

September 5, 2019 
The City of Carlsbad Cultural Arts Office recently unveiled Carlsbad's newest temporary public art....



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Understanding City Financing

September 3, 2019 
To help the public understand how the city’s infrastructure is funded and the latest trends, the...



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Grilling Safety Tips

August 29, 2019 
With Labor Day weekend approaching, the City of Carlsbad Fire Department reminds residents...


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Trails Master Plan Approved

August 28, 2019 
A new trails plan was adopted by the City Council Tuesday, laying out a long term approach for...

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Watch State of the City Video

August 27, 2019 
Carlsbad residents can get an update about key projects and initiatives, city priorities and future...

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Foreign Film Fridays Lineup

August 26, 2019 
The City of Carlsbad’s popular Foreign Film Fridays series is celebrating its fifth year with seven...








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Art Exhibit Opportunities

August 15, 2019 
The City of Carlsbad’s Library & Cultural Arts Department is seeking artists to exhibit for two...

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New Youth Literacy Programs

August 14, 2019 
Carlsbad City Library is celebrating kids and families this fall by participating in special...

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Power Outage Information

August 12, 2019 
Power outages have been reported in parts of Carlsbad. For outage information, check the SDG&E...


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Homeless Response Information

August 5, 2019 
In the past couple of years, in response to increasing concerns about homelessness in the City of...

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Carlsbad Beach Safety

August 3, 2019 
Southern California beaches can be a source of summer fun, relaxation and exercise, and beachgoers...


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I-5 Construction Explained

July 30, 2019 
Caltrans District Director Allan Kosup stopped by the July 23 City Council meeting to give an...


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Traffic Improvements Planned

July 25, 2019 
Palomar Airport Road from I-5 to Paseo del Norte will soon get some improvements, thanks to two...


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Council Committees Formed

July 24, 2019 
The Carlsbad City Council established subcommittees July 23 to work on several topics, including...




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Carpooling Made Easy

July 19, 2019 
Need some relief from I-5 construction delays? Find a carpool partner with the Waze carpool app....

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Public Records Go Online

July 18, 2019 
The city’s business is your business! That’s why we’ve made it easier than ever to get access to...

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Appointment Process Changing

July 18, 2019 
The Carlsbad City Council discussed changes to its process for appointing members to its boards,...

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New Café Opens at Library

July 18, 2019 
Carlsbad City Library is pleased to announce that Chapters, a new café located at the library’s...



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Summer Traffic Enforcement

July 17, 2019 
The City of Carlsbad Police Department has launched a summer traffic safety campaign along Carlsbad...

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Fitness Room Grand Reopening

July 16, 2019 
On Monday, July 1, the Carlsbad Senior Center reopened its doors to its to the newly remodeled and...

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Citizens of the Year Honored

July 16, 2019 
Longtime Carlsbad volunteers Yvonne Murchison Finocchiaro and Scott White have been named Carlsbad...


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City Manager's Update

July 13, 2019 
What's going on with your city government? While we're busy managing the day to day services you...

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New eMagazine Service

July 11, 2019 
Carlsbad City Library has launched Flipster®, its new digital magazine service.


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Streets Projects Approved

July 10, 2019 
The City Council approved three separate projects July 9 that will improve local roads, lighting...

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Water Notifications Sent

July 8, 2019 
The San Diego County Water Authority issued a public notice on July 8, 2019, informing water...


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Village H Survey

July 5, 2019 
Community members have two upcoming opportunities to shape the future use of Village H South.


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How They Voted

June 26, 2019 
Find out how the City Council voted at its last meeting. To see the full agenda, staff reports,...


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Balanced Budget Approved

June 19, 2019 
The City of Carlsbad will start the fiscal year with a balanced budget for core day to day city...



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Trails Master Plan Available

May 30, 2019 
The City of Carlsbad Trails Master Plan, environmental documents and Adoption schedule are now...







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Turn It Up Band Competition

May 1, 2019 
The City of Carlsbad’s Cultural Arts Office is accepting submissions for its inaugural Turn It Up...


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Village H Next Steps

April 26, 2019 
During an update at Tuesday’s City Council meeting, the Carlsbad City Council directed staff to...





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Help Fight New Invasive Weed

April 1, 2019 
A new invasive weed species has been identified in Carlsbad and other parts of San Diego County....






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Spring Break Camps

March 14, 2019 
The City of Carlsbad offers a variety of fun and exciting spring camps for kids ages 3 to 13,...

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Take Veterans Park Survey

March 9, 2019 
Tell the City of Carlsbad what you'd like to see included in the future Veterans Memorial Park. An...




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Coastal Rail Closures

February 27, 2019 
Attention coastal rail users: North County Transit District is planning complete rail closures on...











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New Teen Programs @Pine

January 4, 2019 
The City of Carlsbad's newest community center is kicking off the new year with after school...



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Ring in the New Year Safely

December 30, 2018 
These are just a few of the many ways a community member can plan ahead to make sure the New Year...

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Stay Fit in the New Year

December 30, 2018 
Stay fit, reduce stress, learn something new and meet new friends. The City of Carlsbad’s...






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Library Receives Donation

December 12, 2018 
The City of Carlsbad today announced that the estate of the late Rosemary Falkenstein, a longtime...



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Final Election Results

December 6, 2018 
The County of San Diego Registrar of Voters has certified the results of the 2018 general election....

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Holiday Shopping Safety

December 6, 2018 
The holidays are here and that means more and more shoppers visiting the City of Carlsbad’s malls,...

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Stream Movies and Music

December 3, 2018 
Carlsbad City Library now offers streaming services for indie and classic movies and high-quality...





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5 Safety Tips for Fall

November 2, 2018 
WIth the time change and shorter days, the City of Carlsbad Police Department reminds residents to...



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County Approves Airport Plan

October 12, 2018 
At its meeting on Oct. 10, the County Board of Supervisors took the following actions related to...


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Shark Warning Lifted

September 29, 2018 
A shark warning for south Carlsbad beaches was lifted Monday morning, following no additional...




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Help Fight Mosquitoes

August 24, 2018 
If you think you’ve noticed more mosquitoes around lately, you’re right. According to the County of...

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Watch State of the City Video

August 23, 2018 
Carlsbad residents can get an update about key projects and initiatives, city priorities and future...









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New EV Charging Stations

June 28, 2018 
Drivers of electric vehicles have three new locations to refuel their batteries in Carlsbad with...




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New State Water Rules Coming

June 15, 2018 
Water providers must set new water conservation targets by 2022 and will be expected to begin...

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Balanced Budget Approved

June 15, 2018 
The Carlsbad City Council has approved a $342.1 million budget for the fiscal year starting July 1,...




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Latest Carlsbad Currents

May 31, 2018 
Read the latest issue of Carlsbad Currents to find out about the future City Hall, trash day...

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New City Manager Announced

May 31, 2018 
The Carlsbad City Council has voted to appoint Scott Chadwick as its next city manager effective...



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Sanctuary State Laws

May 22, 2018 
At a special City Council meeting May 21, the Carlsbad City Council voted to support the federal...

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City Grants Aid the Community

May 8, 2018 
This week, the City Council approved grants to organizations that benefit lower-income residents in...

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Calderwood Named Fire Chief

May 4, 2018 
The City of Carlsbad has named Fire Department veteran Michael D. Calderwood as its new fire chief,...

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Streets Get New Surface

May 2, 2018 
The city's annual street resurfacing program begins Thursday, May 3 in several locations throughout...


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City Council Discusses Goals

March 23, 2018 
Easing traffic, managing growth and becoming a smart city were all topics discussed by the City...







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Earn Your High School Diploma

February 9, 2018 
Carlsbad City Library is offering scholarships again this year to adults interested in earning an...




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Chadwick Named COO

January 21, 2018 
Carlsbad City Manager Kevin Crawford has announced the appointment of Scott Chadwick as chief...



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Lifeguard Service to Continue

January 18, 2018 
The Carlsbad City Council voted this week to continue providing lifeguard services along the beach...








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Prepare for Emergencies

December 9, 2017 
The recent Lilac Fire was a good reminder about the importance of emergency preparedness.



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Fire Station 2 Project Update

November 14, 2017 
The City of Carlsbad has hired SchneiderCM, Inc., to provide construction management services...











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Park Studies Completed

August 10, 2017 
After studying the feasibility of a large community center at Poinsettia Park and an outdoor...





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Summer Water Use Rules

June 14, 2017 
The Carlsbad Municipal Water District has adopted new, less stringent water use rules just in time...

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Summer Poetry Workshops

June 6, 2017 
The Carlsbad City Library and Magee Park Poets will host several free poetry events and workshops...


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Latest Carlsbad Currents

May 4, 2017 
Read the latest issue of Carlsbad Currents to find out about the lifeguard pilot program, road...

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Mountain Lion Safety

April 21, 2017 
Yesterday morning, a runner on the Kelly Trail, located northeast of Agua Hedionda Lagoon, reported...


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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