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North Coast Current

Downtown Carlsbad. (Photo by Steve Marcotte, OsideNews)

Carlsbad notes 30 years of low-income housing support

North Coast Current February 13, 2024
The city of Carlsbad has created more than 2,300 below-median-income homes in the three decades since the launch of its housing trust, according to an annual report presented to the City Council on Feb. 6.
Encinitas City Hall. (North Coast Current photo)

Encinitas City Council gets tepid response to housing equity study

Steve Puterski, North County Pipeline January 22, 2024
A heated and spirited debate took hold during the Encinitas City Council’s meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 17, regarding the city’s Barriers to Racial and Ethnic Equity in Housing Study.
The Paseo Santa Fe project in Vista, pictured in November 2021, includes a sign for the city. (Vista city photo)

Vista sets next round of workshops to tackle General Plan

OsideNews January 15, 2024
Land use is the topic of a series of upcoming Vista community workshops geared toward updating the city’s general plan.
Oceanside city sign. (Photo by albertc111, iStock Getty Images)

City Report: Debate over Oceanside housing rules puts city at crossroads

Owen Pratt January 5, 2024
The Golden State is facing an unprecedented housing crisis. The problem is vast, and finding a solid solution can seem impossible. To understand this, we’ll be looking over Oceanside’s recent inclusionary housing amendment to see how it plays a role in what’s happening.
Oceanside city sign. (Photo by albertc111, iStock Getty Images)

City Report: Housing density, warehouse project in spotlight

Owen Pratt November 1, 2023
Downtown Oceanside development has recently been limited by the City Council, undoing a 4-year old policy change. Meanwhile, a controversial warehouse project has people upset over traffic problems, lack of transparency and possible environmental hazards.
Multistory buildings that include high-density housing are becoming a larger presence in downtown Oceanside, pictured March 2021. (Photo by Matt Gush, iStock Getty Images)

Housing plans in Oceanside spark community debate about state and local policies

Ryan Hardison August 17, 2023
With several new housing developments being planned, approved and built over the past several years in Oceanside, many of which have been concentrated in downtown, the city is attempting to keep up with the growing demand for affordable housing. However, the subject of housing has become a divisive issue among residents and city leaders.
Laguna Vista Mobile Estates, pictured in November 2022, is located in the San Luis Rey neightborhood of Oceanside. (Google Street View photo)

Laguna Vista Mobile Estates residents to receive rent increase

Ryan Hardison March 29, 2023
The residents of Laguna Vista Mobile Estates, one of Oceanside’s 17 mobile home parks, faced a substantial increase in their monthly rent at the meeting of the Oceanside Manufactured Home Fair Practices Commission on March 16.
North San Diego County housing. (OsideNews file photo)

North County mayors: Big-city solutions can’t be shoehorned into smaller cities

J.W. August February 25, 2023
What works well in the governance of big metros such as San Diego is not necessarily a good fit for smaller cities. That was the message delivered by the mayors of Carlsbad, San Marcos, Vista and Coronado during a recent presentation sponsored by the Building Industry Association of San Diego.
An architectural rendering shows the proposed Station Plaza for the redeveloped Oceanside Transit Center. (NCTD photo)

Planners seek input on Oceanside Transit Center redevelopment

OsideNews February 17, 2023
The public’s input is sought on redevelopment plans for the Oceanside Transit Center through upcoming community meetings in late February and mid-March.
This holiday season, the North Coast Current highlights news from local nonprofits, fundraisers and other outlets in support of our communities. (Hugo Humberto Plácido da Silva, FreeImages)

Encinitas’ Community Resource Center hosts Jingle and Mingle on Dec. 6

North Coast Current November 22, 2022
The Community Resource Center, based in Encinitas, hosts its annual Jingle and Mingle fundraiser on Tuesday, Dec. 6.

Commentary: Gentrification puts Oceanside’s character in jeopardy

Mindful and deliberate action is needed to keep Oceanside “O’side” and not completely diminish its community of culture and diversity.
Paseo Artist Village, a new mixed-use affordable-housing development, recently opened along the Paseo Santa Fe Corridor in Vista (Courtesy photo)

Vista marks opening of Paseo Artist Village affordable housing

News Release October 12, 2022
The city of Vista and nonprofit Community HousingWorks recently celebrated the opening of Paseo Artist Village, a new mixed-use affordable housing development along the Paseo Santa Fe Corridor.
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