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On Tuesday, the City Council approved investing unspent money from last year’s budget to reduce future pension payments, replenish self-insurance funds, and pay for public safety equipment, additional school crossing guards, trails maintenance, art programs and other one-time costs not included in t
The beginning of fall is a great time to get prepared for wildfire season. Carlsbad is known for abundant natural open space, and when nature is your neighbor, it's essential to take precautions against wildfire. Here are some tips that you can do now to help protect your home.
September is National Preparedness Month and this year we're focusing on older adults needs to prepare for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any moment.
Following thousands of public comments, four community meetings, several focus groups, an online survey and social media polling, intercept interviews and a scientific survey, an updated Parks & Recreation Department master plan is now ready to be presented to city commissions for review
The Carlsbad City Council approved objective design standards for future multifamily housing and mixed-use projects on Tuesday. The new standards will help ensure new apartment, condo and duplex projects built in Carlsbad meet objective criteria for building and site design features. The objective d
08/30/2023 12:47 PM
Get the latest information about Tropical Cyclone Hilary and how to prepare for heavy rain and wind
Power outages have been reported in parts of Carlsbad. For outage information, check the SDG&E outage map on its website or call 800-411-7343.
Learn more about major projects and initiatives from the past year, as well as what’s planned for the year ahead, by watching the 2023 State of the City video.
The City of Carlsbad was selected as one of two new U.S. cities and one of seven worldwide to receive the Bloomberg Philanthropies What Works Cities Certification for 2023. The What Works Cities Certification program, launched in 2017 by Bloomberg Philanthropies, is the first-of-its-kind standard of
On Tuesday, the City Council received a report with recommendations from a resident-led committee on issues and standards that will help ensure Carlsbad retains an excellent quality of life as it continues to grow.
A Draft Environmental Impact Report for potential new housing sites in Carlsbad is now available for public review.
The City of Carlsbad named three residents as Citizens of the Year, a tradition more than 50 years old that honors community members who have given their time and energy toward the civic improvement, beautification:
07/12/2023 10:14 AM
On Tuesday, the City Council accepted a $2.3 million state grant that will help address homeless encampments in the downtown Village area. One of the City Council's top goals is to prevent and reduce homelessness and its effects on our community.
Carlsbad Police Officers, who are certified bike instructors, will cover the basics to help students stay safe on two wheels.
07/05/2023 3:21 PM
The City of Carlsbad was selected as one of seven new cities to receive the Bloomberg Philanthropies What Works Cities Certification for 2023. The certification recognizes cities for exceptional use of data to inform policy decisions, allocate funding, improve services, evaluate program effectivenes
At its meeting on June 13, the Carlsbad City Council adopted a balanced budget for fiscal year 2023-2024, which spans from July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024.
06/14/2023 9:32 AM
The number of people experiencing homelessness in Carlsbad has decreased by 13% since 2022, based on the latest regional count, released June 8. Get the data.
Just in time for summer, City of Carlsbad officials celebrated the opening of Carlsbad’s first fire station west of I-5 and the railroad tracks to respond to emergencies along the coast more quickly and ensure the city continues to meet the community’s public safety needs into the future.
Carlsbad community members interested in knowing more about the city’s budget and what is proposed for the fiscal year that starts July 1 have two upcoming opportunities:
The City of Carlsbad’s proposed budget for next fiscal year invests in the City Council’s highest priorities, sets money aside for future infrastructure needs and grows the city’s cash reserves, while