The first families to settle in the barrio were the Ramirez and the Trejos, in 1918. By 1924 the Acuņa, Mata, Aguilar, Martinez, Soto, Gastelum, Cantabrana, Villaseņor, Flores and Alcaraz were resident of the area.
In 1943 the Jaureguis bought the grocery store that now is Lola's. Refugio Rochin and Manuel Castorena owned C&R Provisions. Castorena became the City's first fire commissioner, and later one of its Mayors.
Carlsbad Barrio and Cinco de Mayo
Carlsbad Barrio Historical Timeline
Barrio Voices -- Part I
Barrio Voices -- Part II
Historia de Carlsbad - en Espaņol
Los 1880 y 1890
Los comienzos de 1900
Los Aņos 20
Los Aņos 30
Los Aņos 40
Los Aņos Posteriores a la Guerra