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Special Election March 3

November 8, 2019 
The District 1 City Council seat will be filled by a special election March 3, and no interim...

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Advisory Committee Vacancies

November 5, 2019 
The City of Carlsbad is seeking residents interested in filling vacancies on the City of Carlsbad...


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Council Vacancy Explained

October 29, 2019 
On Oct. 8, City Council Member Barbara Hamilton resigned her District 1 seat. District 1 covers the...

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Budget Savings Put to Use

October 24, 2019 
The City Council decided to put $9.1 million in savings from last year’s city budget into an...



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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Council Committees Formed

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


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Chadwick Named COO

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






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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Spring Cleaning? We Can Help

March 20, 2015 
The City of Carlsbad makes it easy for residents who want to do some spring cleaning this time of...








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