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Carlsbad’s Double Rainbow

A double rainbow with longevity and brightness leaves the community of Carlsbad in awe on the last day of January 2019.

Santa arrives in the Carlsbad Village

photo by Bryan Snyder

The Carlsbad Street Faire Challenge

It’s true; the Carlsbad Street Faire rock challenge is possible! On Sunday, November 4, the Carlsbad Faire crowd of 100,000 was stunned to see someone reach the $100 clipped to the top of the rock challenge.

Carly Ealey Paints the Carlsbad Art Wall

On August 11 and 12, San Diego based artist Carly Ealey painted her mural titled On the Rise but Still Adrift on the Carlsbad Art Wall located on the east facing wall of Señor Grubby’s in the Carlsbad Village. Ealey arrived in Carlsbad Saturday morning and found the black wall among a scorching heat wave […]

A historical Carlsbad mural destroyed by developer

One of the Carlsbad Village’s oldest murals has been destroyed by a developer to be replaced by a five office and 2 residential development. The destruction of this mural comes shortly after another local favorite mural was blocked by two unpermitted storage containers at The Shorehouse Kitchen. Is the removal of murals for future developments […]

A Party Wavestorm at Tamarack Beach, Carlsbad

On Tuesday, July 25, a frenzy of soft-top surfboards and salty groms crashed upon the evening lit beach organized by Wavestorm‘s social media meetup.

Carlsbad summer kicks of with a leap

Carlsbad’s July Fourth packed house

The Grand Displacement

The long-standing buildings on the property at Harding and Grand have been demolished forcing nearly 80 small businesses to relocate. The land is now owned by Chris McKellar of MeKellar McGowan in La Jolla who will be developing the land into 33 upper-scale condos.  

Carlsbad’s Groin Removal

The Encina Marine Oil Terminal extended in a straight line from the Encina Power plant beneath the northern entrance to the parking lot, beneath Carlsbad Boulevard and under the beach. Just west of the highway it’s marked by a chest-high, rusted conical vent. At the surfline it’s covered by a short, rock jetty or groin, […]

2018 Carlsbad Village Calendars now available

     7th Annual Carlsbad Village Locals’ Calendar now available for FREE? Carlsbad’s favorite calendar is now available for FREE at Clever Element on State Street as well as other locations announced on Social Media. Carlsbad Village artist and community enthusiast Bryan Snyder has released the 7th annual Carlsbad Village Locals’ Calendar. Each calendar consists of 13 iconic photos captured through the lens of a […]

Sights and sounds of a Carlsbad sunset

Amazing sights and sounds of a Carlsbad sunset.

Carlsbad in motion

It’s fall, for now…

A quick storm blows through before another heat wave.

A Glimpse of Carlsbad Surfing

The Carlsbad Lagoon Moon

A prehistoric marketing strategy by CHS

Carlsbad High School didn’t use nagging re-targeting digital marketing campaigns, printed door-hangers or obnoxiously loud television commercials. They used the oldest trick in the book—they took it to the streets!

Has Carlsbad’s summer started?

Summer is just around the corner, but locals on today’s packed beaches thought otherwise.

Touring the Carlsbad Encina Power Plant

After gathering in the parking lot outside the electric security gate, a group of interested residents began the highly anticipated tour of the legendary Encina Power Plant in Carlsbad. The tour began with an hour long photo presentation by NRG safety manager Jonas Jackson on the history, the engineering of the steam cycle and the […]

Taking in the intake

A view appreciated by all. photo by Mike Pierro.


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