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    Rock & Roll Hall of Fame photography exhibit opens at Cannon Art Gallery Jan. 20

    The photography of Baron Wolman, first chief photographer for Rolling Stone Magazine, will be on view at the Cannon Art Gallery beginning Jan. 20 through June 1, 2024.

    01/18/2024 10:45 AM

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    Water utility scam alert

    The San Diego County Water Authority is warning community members about scams involving people posing as water agency “workers” to gain access to homes. These scams pop up from time to time, so it’s important to stay vigilant.

    01/17/2024 4:06 PM

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    2024 Carlsbad Reads Together title announced

    “The Maid,” a New York Times #1 best seller selected with help from the Carlsbad community, will be the 2024 book selection for Carlsbad Reads Together.

    01/17/2024 8:00 AM

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    Trail of the week: East Ridgeline Trail

    If you’re looking for a challenge, our featured trail this week is a rugged one that’s sure to get your heart rate up.

    01/12/2024 3:30 PM

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    A reminder about dogs on the beach

    The city recently received some questions about how Carlsbad enforces rules about dogs on the beach.

    01/12/2024 1:20 PM

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    Improving neighborhood connections at Chestnut underpass

    If you’ve driven under I-5 at our neighboring cities to the south, you might have noticed some of the underpasses include artistic features, wide sidewalks and other elements that make them light and inviting.


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    Trail of the week: North Shore Hubbs Trail

    Most locals have plenty of experience walking along the sea wall – it’s one of the most popular spots in all of Carlsbad. A nearby 1-mile roundtrip trek along the north shore of the Agua Hedionda Lagoon, however, could easily be overlooked.

    01/05/2024 3:41 PM

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    Trail of the week: Sea Wall Trail

    Being close to the beach is one of the main reasons people love living in Carlsbad, and since the late 1980s, thousands come every day to walk on the Carlsbad Sea Wall. By “Sea Wall,” I mean what most people refer to as the “lower sea wall,” the serpentine path along the sand between Pine

    12/29/2023 3:41 PM

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    School field holiday hours

    The following school fields will be temporarily closed so the Carlsbad Unified School District can complete maintenance and improvement projects during the winter break:


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    Tree recycling

    When you’re ready to pack up your holiday decorations, the City of Carlsbad and Republic Services are making it easy to recycle your Christmas tree and help the environment.


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    Reporting graffiti

    Reports of graffiti in November were up 52% over this time last year. Historically, the city sees more graffiti in November, when it gets dark earlier and schools are on Thanksgiving break. But this November the city saw an even bigger increase.

    12/15/2023 8:45 AM

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    Palomar Airport "quiet hours"

    Last week, the City Council voted to authorize the Mayor to contact pilots directly if they do not honor Palomar-McClellan Airport’s voluntary quiet hours.


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    Annual financial report

    The city budget details where the money comes from to fund city services and the spending plan for that money in the year ahead.


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    More TGIF Concerts planned

    The City of Carlsbad will host nine free summer concerts in 2024, following the City Council’s review of the 2023 season and feedback from community members.


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    E-bike safety tips for new riders

    Were you lucky enough to unwrap a new e-bike or e-scooter for the holidays? Follow these top five tips to stay safe while enjoying your new ride.


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    Sustainable holiday tips

    Trash and food waste increase up to 25 percent during the holiday season. As the holidays draw near, the City of Carlsbad is sharing tips to make your celebrations more sustainable.

    12/11/2023 4:05 PM

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    Prevent holiday package theft

    Holiday package theft is unfortunately common, especially during the festive season when people order gifts online and get them delivered to their door. As this holiday season begins, the Police Department is joining forces with the community to prevent package theft.


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    Trail of the week: La Costa Glen Trail

    Fun fact: one of the best places to spot wildlife in Carlsbad is also one of the most surprising. That’s because it’s tucked behind a busy road and next to one of our most popular areas for shopping.

    12/08/2023 5:41 PM

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    Addressing DUIs

    With holiday parties ramping up, it’s an important time to plan ahead, so everyone gets home safely.

    12/08/2023 12:07 PM

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    Fun ways to celebrate the holidays in Carlsbad

    If you’re looking for fun things to do this holiday season, the City of Carlsbad has some great options.

    12/06/2023 10:00 AM

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