The Carlsbad Triathlon is one of the longest running triathlons in the West. Presented by City of Carlsbad Parks and Recreation, the event emphasizes healthy lifestyles for all ages and abilities. For more information visit the city website.
Join the summer reading fun at your local library. It's a great way to enjoy reading over the summer. Starting June 17 through August 2. For more information check the city website.
Captain Eric Evonsion of the City of Carlsbad Fire Department offers tips for safe outdoor grilling. Ensure your home and family's safety by following these simple tips while grilling. For more information about fire safety, visit the city website.
Discover the many flavors, fresh ideas, amazing people and local talent of Carlsbad Village. For upcoming events, live music, gallery listings, restaurant information and more, visit http://carlsbad-village.com.
Learn about the City of Carlsbad budget, how city services are funded and how decisions are made about where money is spent. To learn more, visit the city website.
The City of Carlsbad Police Department makes it easy to start a Neighborhood Watch. You can help keep your neighborhood safe by joining Neighborhood Watch and learning about crime prevention team work. To find out how to start your own neighborhood watch, check the city website.
In the City of Carlsbad more than 40 percent of the business licenses issued are for home-based businesses. There are some specific requirements you'll need to follow to make sure your business is a good fit with your neighborhood. Check the city website. to make sure your business meets the requirements.
The City of Carlsbad makes it easy for residents to get rid of all kinds of trash --in a way thats convenient and protects the environment. Watch this video to learn how you can properly dispose of household hazardous waste. For more information, check the city website.
The Parks & Recreation Department developing an updated plan for future parks and recreation services to ensure resources are aligned with current and future trends, community values and the city's changing demographics. Find out more at the city website.
The city of Carlsbad and you can do your part to keep Carlsbad graffiti free! The city makes it easy for you to help. If you see graffiti on public property like a sidewalk, street sign or streetlight, just call the city’s 24-hour graffiti removal hotline at (760) 434-6700. Leave a message with details about where you saw the graffiti so the city can send out a crew to clean it up. For more information, visit the city website.
The City of Carlsbad makes it easy for residents to get rid of all kinds of trash --in a way thats convenient and helps protect the environment. If you have old electronics like TVs, computers, DVD players and VCRs, stereos, copiers and fax machines, dont throw them in the trash. Dispose of them properly using our environmental services for electronic waste. To learn more, watch this video and check the city website.
The City of Carlsbad has a free service to make it easy for you to get rid of those bulky items that wont fit in the trash, and you dont even need to leave your home. A bulky item is any large item that is too big to go in your trash cart, such as furniture or appliances. Watch this video to learn more or check the city website.
The city of Carlsbad has set aside valuable open space as part of its award winning habitat management plan to protect the local environment. The Rancho La Costa Habitat conservation area is managed by the Center for National Lands Management. It is a 1400 acre preserve that runs from El Camino Real out to Elfin Forest, about the size of Balboa Park. This preserve was set aside in 2002 primarily to protect the Coastal California gnat catcher. Each year around 10 or 15 pair comes to the preserve to live. The preserve is also a wildlife corridor that connects Escondido and Elfin Forest out to Carlsbad where deer, bobcat and coyote intercross the land areas. For more information visit the city website.
The City of Carlsbad's sustainability efforts consider social, economic and environmental factors that support a high quality of life for Carlsbad residents. Learn more about sustainability at the city website.
The City of Carlsbad has a strong commitment to preserving open space. In 1986, residents passed the Growth Management Plan ensuring ample open space would be preserved. To learn more about open space in Carlsbad, visit the city website.
The City of Carlsbad is offering a new free service to help neighbors resolve disputes using trained volunteer mediators who are members of the Carlsbad community. For more information visit the city website.
As part of its award winning habitat management plan, the City of Carlsbad has created natural open space preserves like the Carlsbad Oaks North Habitat Conservation Area to protect the local environment and engage in land conservation. For more information visit the city website.
Construction is officially underway on Alga Norte Community Park, which will include pools, ball fields, a skate park, a dog park, a new playground and other amenities that support a healthy outdoor lifestyle. To learn more, visit the city website.
The livable streets concept, also called "complete streets," acknowledges that streets are an important part of the livability of today's communities and ought to be for everyone. To learn more, visit the city website.
Let volunteer trail captains Tricia & Ed Cerda take you on a tour of the city's La Costa Glen Trail, located in the southern part of the city bordering the city of Encinitas. Find out more at the city website.
The City of Carlsbad's Opportunity Grants program gives low-income families in Carlsbad the chance to involve their children in camps, classes, swim lessons and other City of Carlsbad Parks & Recreation Department programs they would otherwise be unable to afford. Opportunity Grant recipients share how the program has changed their children's lives. For more information or to make a donation, check the city website.