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Did you know all your good recycling work could be going to waste when you put recyclables in plastic bags in your recycling container?

Free your recyclables to ensure they have a second life. Ditch the plastic bags and empty recyclable materials directly into your recycling container. If you collect recyclables in plastic bags at home in the kitchen, office, or bathrooms, just remember to empty those bags directly into your recycling container before taking it to the curb.

Plastic bags wreak havoc on processing equipment and pose safety hazards to workers. Take loose plastic bags back to local retailers to recycle or check Remember, the next time you recycle, free your recyclables! Visit to learn more.

Ponto Update

Ponto Locals has expanded to People for Ponto!

Why the change?  Because our message and group are getting bigger!  Local Residence and Visitors alike should be able to enjoy South Carlsbad’s Open Space. Most importantly, EVERYONE will benefit from Developing Ponto Right!!!

Join us on Oct 4th at 6:30 pm at Cape Rey Hotel for an update on the Ponto Beachfront Development, progress made with the Coastal Commission and learn what you can do to support meaningful development.  (Parking will be free in the garage & valet is available for a fee).

And just in time for the November elections! The People for Ponto Committee will announce the City Council Candidates’ replies to a questionnaire that will help you understand their views on Ponto Development, Parks and Open Space.  

Lots of exciting more updates and details to come, so save the email into your contacts and watch your inbox or follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

See you at Cape Rey!

The People for Ponto Committee – let’s Develop Ponto Right!

Events Around Town

Super Hero Obstacle Race
Oct. 7, 8 – 11 a.m., $25 per person

Must be age 4 or older to participate Alga Norte Community Park, 760-434-2843 Dress up like your favorite super hero to defeat villains while leaping over tall buildings, crawling through toxic tunnels and navigating 20 obstacles throughout the park. Participants receive a cape and a finishing medal.

Events Around The County

October 2 - 7
Broadway San Diego brings you Beautiful on stage in Downtown San Diego. Very popular on the San Diego event calendar. -
October 3 - 28
Cygnet Theatre presents HIR on stage at the Old Town Theatre located at 4040 Twiggs Street in San Diego. Tops on the San Diego events calendar. -
October 5 - November 18
Lamb's Players Theatre presents Persuasion on stage at their resident theatre in Coronado. -
October 5 - 28
Coronado Playhouse brings you MACBETH, on stage at 1335 First Street at the Coronado Ferry Landing. One of the exciting San Diego events. -
October 7
Thornton Winery Champagne Jazz Series features Mindi Abair & the Bone Shakers Peet Project at this beautiful outdoor summer concert venue in San Diego wine country. 3275 Rancho California Road in Temecula. -
October 10 - 14
San Diego Film Festival is an celebration of film, showcasing the best in American and International full-length features, documentaries and short films. Film premieres and chic nightly parties. Various locations in San Diego. -
October 13
Thornton Winery Champagne Jazz Series features Boney James at this beautiful outdoor summer concert venue in San Diego wine country. 3275 Rancho California Road in Temecula. -
October 17 - November 11
North Coast Repertory Theatre brings you Holmes & Watson at the intimate 194-seat theater in Solana Beach. A top San Diego theater event. -