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State court rules City of Carlsbad acted "arbitrarily and capriciously" in approving 2005-2010 Housing Element, which included plans to put high density housing adjacent to the Aviara Oaks School Campus and El Salto Falls.




Carlsbad to set timelines for changing housing density plans

By Nathan Scharn, UNION-TRIBUNE

Monday, April 25, 2011 at 6:01 p.m.

CARLSBAD — Carlsbad will begin to rectify part of its plans for future development that a judge ruled violated state law. 

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Judge rules Carlsbad's land use plans violated law

By Nathan Scharn, UNION-TRIBUNE

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 2 p.m.

CARLSBAD — A judge sided with an environmental group in a ruling last week, saying Carlsbad had not taken the proper steps to legally allow more homes to be built closer together than once planned in parts of the city.

Judge says housing element flawed
CARLSBAD: Aviara residents celebrate court decision 

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By BARBARA HENRY - bhenry@nctimes.com | Posted: Thursday, March 31, 2011 6:24 pm | (9) Comments | Print

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Opponents of plans for a high-density housing project in Carlsbad's Aviara neighborhood celebrated a San Diego Superior Court decision this week, saying it proved what they've been arguing for months.


FORUM: New zoning not properly debated 
http://www.nctimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/article_8be1b26e-2f4b-592a-ba45-80920a898b81.html 

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Channel 10 Coverage of Proposed Lowe's Development at Palomar Airport Road & El Camino Real
http://www.10news.com/video/24750701/index.htmlFORUM: New zoning not properly debated