Cori Schumacher: State of Flux

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Sunday

17

January 2016

3

COMMENTS

Caruso’s Mall: A Remedy Worse than the Disease

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Want to hear more? Please join me Thursday the 21st at Dove Library, along with Carlsbad Attorney and California Environmental Quality Act expert, Kevin Johnson, for a community forum hosted by the San Diego Democrats for Environmental Action. The official event page is here. When a Mall developer, City Council, and proponents promise you: 1. […]

Monday

14

December 2015

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COMMENTS

False Choices

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Choose, they say. Choose between Option A, B, or C for projects 1, 2, 3, 4, 5… No option provided for “None of the Above,” just a small space at the end of a survey or 3 minutes at a public meeting for comments. Forced to choose options in order to engage the mandated “public hearing […]

Sunday

22

November 2015

3

COMMENTS

Carlsbad, Some Simple Talking Points

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Democracy in Carlsbad

A strange atmosphere in Carlsbad, where Malls are not Malls (they are “Lifestyle Shopping Experiences”), where outside developers attempt to change zoning that “can only be changed by the people” through the City Council, and where simple truths are casually betrayed… but no one will notice… surely… (This clip is from the November 17th, 2015 […]

Thursday

27

August 2015

2

COMMENTS

Wednesday

26

August 2015

5

COMMENTS

Carlsbad City Council Bows to Slick Developer

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85% “Open Space” (Parking lots, farms stand, lights… trails, picnic tables, egress roads… developer gets to define and regulate the definitions of “open space” for us.) 15% “Lifestyle …. MALL” (10 football fields’ worth of shopping, outdoor dining, promenade, movie theatre…) The butt of which will be pressed up against the I-5 freeway. Increased traffic. […]