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Citizen’s Group Files Suit Challenging Unconstitutional Settlement Agreement between City of Encinitas and Building Industry Association of San Diego

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 27, 2016 Citizen’s Group Files Suit Challenging Unconstitutional Settlement Agreement between City of Encinitas and Building Industry Association of San Diego Today, the Encinitas Residents Alliance, supported by the North County Advocates, filed a lawsuit against the City of Encinitas and CityMark Development. The lawsuit challenges an unconstitutional settlement agreement

Objections to the Caruso Affiliated 85/15 Initiative in Carlsbad, CA

Overview Caruso Affiliated, a major high end shopping center developer, submitted an initiative to the City of Carlsbad in May 2015.  Their proposed project was described as the 85/15 Plan which purported to preserve 85% of the site as open space while developing only 15% for a regional shopping center.  The area addressed by the

Check out this website about the $50,000 grant which NCA gave Buena Vista Audubon Society

Check out this website about the $50,000 grant which NCA gave Buena Vista Audubon Society to help with the purchase of land by the lagoon. This purchase was just completed: https://www.thecoastnews.com/2016/01/05/buena-vista-audubon-purchases-3-5-acres/  

New Article by our attorney

Our society is made up of “haves” and “have-nots.”

Commentary – in-story logoThe disparity is glaringly evident in the legal profession. Just ask ordinary people about how much they incurred in fees and costs when they needed to hire a lawyer.

Carlsbad Planning Dept. public meeting

Carlsbad Planning Dept. public meeting in response to comments to the Carlsbad General Plan and Climate Action Plan (CAP) will be in December. City has not announced the date yet. Check the Carlsbad City website http://www.carlsbadca.gov/ for date and City responses to comments. We have just received  the word from Carlsbad City staff- it is

New Carlsbad General Plan

Where are all the parks and open spaces the City of Carlsbad promised us? Since 1986 when the Carlsbad Growth Management Plan (GMP) was adopted, we were promised 40 percent open space at buildout for parks, trails and natural lands. That space is now being reduced by up to 750 acres — a loss of