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Carlsbad's Agua Hedionda Lagoon, pictured April 20, attracts recreational users from around the region. (Photo by Jen Acosta)
Carlsbad, Encinitas weigh impact of Measure A battle
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...

Caruso concedes as Measure A defeat grows more certain

March 1, 2016
Los Angeles developer Rick Caruso conceded defeat of Carlsbad's Measure A on Monday as the latest tally of votes continued to confirm the initiative’s demise.

Carlsbad Measure A still headed toward defeat as of Friday

February 26, 2016
An updated tally from the county registrar of voters shows Carlsbad’s Measure A still headed toward defeat as of 3:08 p.m. Friday.

Carlsbad Measure A ‘no’ vote still slightly ahead in tally update

February 25, 2016
Measure A — an initiative that would open the door to construction of a luxury mall and related open-space preservation along Agua Hedionda Lagoon — was still facing defeat by a slim margin as of 3:04 p.m. Thursday, according to the latest tally of votes.

Carlsbad Measure A headed for narrow defeat in preliminary tally

Controversial initiative called for shopping mall and open-space preservation along lagoon
February 24, 2016
A citizen-led effort to block a proposed shopping mall and open-space project along Carlsbad’s Agua Hedionda Lagoon appeared successful by a razor-thin margin.

Carlsbad Strawberry Fields measure to be debated on KOCT

January 4, 2016

Carlsbad’s Measure A, an upcoming special election on the fate of proposed Strawberry Fields development, is the topic of a special Journalist Roundtable on Jan. 7 on KOCT, Oceanside’s community television...

Carlsbad City Council OKs ‘85/15’ plan, bypassing community vote

August 30, 2015

The Carlsbad City Council on Aug. 25 unanimously approved a development plan for an area near the Agua Hedionda Lagoon designed to incorporate open-space preservation, city officials announced. The...

Registrar confirms signatures for Carlsbad ‘85/15’ measure

August 13, 2015

A developer-backed citizens initiative that calls for a shopping center and open-space preservation at the south shore of Agua Hedionda Lagoon has enough signatures to move forward, the county registrar...

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