In an already crowded race, two challengers for city council have picked up an endorsement from an active and outspoken nonprofit.
An internationally recognized champion athlete and life-long activist, Schumacher (no relation to councilman Michael Schumacher) is focusing energy and fame on her hometown’s environmental and sustainability challenges.
Most recently, Schumacher was instrumental in persuading the California Coastal Commission to take a closer look at Carlsbad’s effort to redefine land uses on some of the largest remaining coastal parcels in the city.
An advocate of strong local growth control measures, she has pushed successfully for greater public input on the village development plan.
“We believe Ms. Schumacher and Ms. Tanner can provide the leadership and vision Carlsbad needs to succeed for generations to come,” Weimer said.
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