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Teresa Acosta joins race for Carlsbad City Council District 4

Carlsbad City Council District 4 candidate Teresa Acosta. (Campaign photo)

North Coast Current

June 14, 2019

Carlsbad business owner Teresa Acosta announced June 12 that she is running for a seat on the City Council, the second non-incumbent in the race for District 4. Acosta joins Phil Urbina, who launched his campaign April 28.

Carlsbad council hopefuls weigh impact of district-based voting

The city sign at Carlsbad Boulevard and Carlsbad Village Drive is shown in this Jan. 8, 2015, file photo. (NCC file photo by Scott Allison)

Joel Vaughn

November 5, 2018

The cities of Carlsbad and Encinitas are experiencing the effects of district city council elections for the first time. This is particularly significant in Districts 1 and 3 of Carlsbad since all six candidates would be new faces on the City Council.

Encinitas opting for an electoral divide

Traffic moves along Coast Highway 101 in January 2016 in Encinitas, one of several north San Diego County cities opting for City Council districts in light of recent legal threats. (Photo by Art Wager, iStock Getty Images)

Lauren J. Mapp

August 31, 2017

Following the receipt of a demand letter from Malibu law firm Shenkman & Hughes, the Encinitas City Council decided unanimously Aug. 30 to move forward with developing a districting process for the City Council election system.

Coast not quite clear post-election

Carlsbad's Agua Hedionda Lagoon, pictured April 20, attracts recreational users from around the region. (Photo by Jen Acosta)

Lauren J. Mapp

April 29, 2016

Measure A — the special election in Carlsbad to vote on the development of a mall at the Agua Hedionda Lagoon — was defeated at the polls earlier this year, but the idea of development at the site remains a subject of controversy and inspiration in North County. Cori Schumacher — a local surfer, environ...

Carlsbad makes The Advocate’s ‘Queerest Cities in America’ list

North Coast Current

January 12, 2015

Carlsbad made the top 15 list of The Advocate’s “Queerest Cities in America,” according to an article published Jan. 12 in the national LGBT magazine. The goal of the annual list, formerly known as “Gayest Cities in America,” is to highlight unexpected lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender-f...

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