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Draft Village and Barrio Master Plan Available for Review

The revised draft of the Village and Barrio Master Plan, which establishes a vision for future development and land uses in these two historic neighborhoods, is now available for public review and feedback. The plan has been revised based on public input to more closely align with the community’s vision for the Village and Barrio neighborhoods.

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Lifeguard Service to Continue

The Carlsbad City Council voted this week to continue providing lifeguard services along the beach from Oak Avenue to the city’s northern border. Unlike the majority of Carlsbad’s nearly seven miles of coastline, this area of the beach in Carlsbad, is not part of the California State Parks system and therefore has limited services.

Comment on Airport Master Plan
The County of San Diego released a plan to modernize and improve safety at McClellan-Palomar Airport, along with an environmental study of the plan, for a 45-day public review period scheduled to end March 5. The county will hold two public meetings; Tuesday, Jan. 30 & Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and an open house at the airport on Wednesday, Feb. 7 from 4 to 7 p.m.


Carlsbad Reads Together Events Begin Feb. 1
The City of Carlsbad is pleased to share details about Carlsbad Reads Together 2018, a program that brings community members together and engages them in a discussion about the same selection of books at the same time. Participation in the program is free.

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CityStuff Program Accepting Volunteer Applications
The City of Carlsbad is recruiting volunteers for the next session of CityStuff, an award-winning program designed to teach third graders how local government works. Training and materials are provided. The 2018 application deadline is Jan. 26Read more
Ocean Street Beach Access Construction Begins
The city started construction on the Ocean Street Beach Access Improvements Project on Jan. 9 with the Rue Des Chateaux and Beech Avenue entrances.

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2018 Community Arts Grants Recipients
The City of Carlsbad’s Cultural Arts Office has awarded 29 Community Arts Grants totaling $78,000, for 2018. “Carlsbad residents have told us time and again that a thriving cultural arts community is a priority,” said Community Arts Coordinator Megan Gilby.

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Author Talk – Thrift Style with Reise Moore and Allison Engel
Join Author Reise Moore and Allison Engel for insider tips on how to create a perfect “Style ID” without sabotaging your budget. Thrift Style comes to life with live demonstrations on ways to cultivate your thrift shop finds into chic and eye-catching outfits. Audiences will get easy “dos” and “don’ts” to spot quality used items and customize their own style.
Where: Schulman Auditorium, 1775 Dove Lane
Admission:  Free. Seating is first come, first served.
Your Library Means Business -Innovative Marketing for Small Business
The North San Diego Small Business Development Center will present a workshop by Marketing Specialist, Lynn Pittman focusing on effective and innovative marketing for small businesses and the services offered at the North San Diego Small Business Development Center and SOCAL Veterans Business Outreach Center
Where: Gowland Meeting Room, 1775 Dove Lane
Admission: Free. Seating is first come, first served.
Carlsbad Cinema – Moonlight

(2016, R, 111 min.)

Moonlight chronicles the evolution of Chiron – a young, African-American, gay man that comes of age in 1980’s Miami. Neglected as a child, introverted Chiron struggles to find himself throughout childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood as he grapples with bullying, his sexuality and falling in love.
Introduction and discussion led by Brandon Cesmat, professor at California State University San Marcos. Arrive at 1:30 p.m. for the pre-show introduction. The film screening begins at 2 p.m.
Where: Schulman Auditorium, 1775 Dove Lane
Admission:  Free. Seating is first come, first served.
Concert – Farofa
Join us in celebrating this new sound of Brazilian and World Music. The chemistry and raw talent of Farofa shines in their intimate, passion-filled and captivating performances that move audiences across the world. The electrifying music combines traditional rhythms with modern styling and influences of rock, jazz, flamenco, contemporary classical, pop, deep African rhythmic tradition, Balcan music and their native Brazil.
Where: Carlsbad City Library, 1775 Dove Lane
Admission: Free. Seating is first come, first served.
Think Like Pink – A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future

Transform your mind with this Carlsbad Reads Together featured title by Daniel Pink. Drawing on advanced research from around the world, he outlines the six fundamentally human abilities that are essential for professional success and personal fulfillment–and reveals how to master them. Join the discussion by picking up or downloading a copy now. You can find Pink’s body of work and other events at the Carlsbad Reads Together website.







  1. Jeanette Chaffee says:

    I want to submit information about my upcoming Author Talk at the Vista Library.

    What’s your email please?

    Thank you!

      • Author Talk with Jeanette Chaffee
        Join Jeanette Chaffee as she discusses her book Extravagant Graces: 23 Inspiring Stories of Facing Impossible Odds.
        Chaffee shares her survival of a midair explosion of a terrorist bomb less than fourteen feet from her. She also talks about her exclusive interviews of the personal difficulties and tragedies of famous people such as Donnie Dee, Steve Arterburn and Elisabeth Elliot who have had life-changing encounters with God.
        Jeanette has appeared on 20/20, CBS Evening News with Dan Rather, The 700 Club, and 100 Huntley Street. She has been quoted in The New York Times, USA Today, and Newsweek.
        Books will be available for sale and signing. Learn more at JeanetteChaffee.com
        When: Thursday, Oct. 19, 6-7 p.m.
        Where: Vista Public Library, 700 Eucalyptus Ave.
        Admission: Free. First come, first served.

  2. I love anything & everything that is written well… yeah you got some good content going on there for sure.

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