74th Assembly candidates meet at Feet to the Fire forum

74th Assembly candidates meet at Feet to the Fire forum

Working well with fellow representatives in Sacramento and sending money back to Orange County were among the ideas marking the 2014 election season's first Feet to the Fire forum Thursday night.

Civic center lends itself to debate

Civic center lends itself to debate

When the expensive new civic center opened in Newport Beach last year, some claimed it as a symbol of an irresponsible government out of touch with the people it represented.

Local Democrat to challenge Rohrabacher

Local Democrat to challenge Rohrabacher

A retired USC professor and management consultant plans to challenge U.S. Rep Dana Rohrabacher's seat in Congress.

Judge: Steel must change ballot designation

In a win for her opponent, Orange County Board of Supervisors candidate Michelle Steel will have to change her official occupation from "taxpayer advocate/businesswoman" to "Board of Equalization member" on the ballot, a judge has ruled.

Mansoor sues Steel over ballot designation

What do the words "taxpayer advocate" mean to Orange County voters?

Five candidates running for Assembly

The filing deadline has passed for the 74th Assembly District candidates, setting the stage for a run between five contenders in the June 3 primary.

Harper, Carchio file campaign papers

Harper, Carchio file campaign papers

Huntington Beach Mayor Matthew Harper and Councilman Joe Carchio recently filed their campaign paperwork with the Orange County registrar of voters to run in the June 3 primary for higher office.

Moorlach drops out of congressional race

Moorlach drops out of congressional race

Saying he'd like to focus on finishing out his current job, Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach is dropping his congressional campaign, he announced Monday night.

GOP group backs Steel for supervisor

The California Republican Assembly has endorsed Michelle Steel for Orange County supervisor.

Michelle Steel files campaign papers

Michelle Steel raised her right hand Monday afternoon and over Top 40 radio music vowed to uphold the laws of the United States.

Steel picks up support of supervisors

Orange County Board of Supervisors hopeful Michelle Steel announced Friday that she has received endorsements from three current members.

Democrat enters Assembly race

Democrat enters Assembly race

A fifth candidate — the only Democrat — has entered the race for Assembly District 74.

Costa Mesa leaders back Curry

Costa Mesa leaders back Curry

Several Costa Mesa leaders have endorsed Newport Beach Councilman Keith Curry for Assembly.

Mansoor, Steel trade conservative credentials

Mansoor, Steel trade conservative credentials

Two candidates for county supervisor met in Costa Mesa on Thursday evening to debate issues ranging from taxation to immigration law.

Former PIMCO executive running for governor

Former PIMCO executive running for governor

Neel Kashkari recently hit a campaign milestone: raising $1 million in his bid for governor.

Curry's war chest reaches $160,000

Newport Beach City Councilman Keith Curry raised $127,690 last year for his upcoming campaign for the 74th Assembly District seat, according to campaign finance reports.

Mansoor gets mayors' endorsements

State Assemblyman Allan Mansoor announced Friday that he's picked up two endorsements in his run for Orange County supervisor, from Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer and Huntington Beach Mayor Matthew Harper.

Former governor endorses Curry for Assembly

Former California Gov. George Deukmejian has endorsed Newport Beach City Councilman Keith Curry for Assembly.

Leece mulling a run for 48th Congressional District

Leece mulling a run for 48th Congressional District

Costa Mesa City Councilwoman Wendy Leece confirmed Saturday that she is weighing a run for Congress.

Business group endorses Curry for Assembly

The Orange County Business Council has endorsed Newport Beach City Councilman Keith Curry for the 74th Assembly District seat, campaign officials announced Monday.

Assembly candidates introduce themselves

Before a backdrop festooned with American flags and paintings of charging elephants, the four candidates vying for what will be an open 74th Assembly District seat traded conservative credentials at a Newport Mesa Tea Party Patriots event Thursday night.

H.B., Newport mayors to face off in Assembly race

Setting up a showdown with an official from neighboring Newport Beach, Huntington Beach Mayor Matthew Harper announced Friday that he plans to run for state Assembly.

Mansoor declares his run for supervisor

After months of consideration, state Assemblyman Allan Mansoor made it official this week: He's running for the Orange County Board of Supervisors.

Moreno throws hat into ring

Moreno throws hat into ring

Coast Community College District Trustee Jim Moreno is trying to return to county government, a comfortable place after spending decades in neighboring Los Angeles County's inner workings, he said.

Michelle Steel launches bid for supervisor

Orange County's representative on the state Board of Equalization officially began her campaign this week for a seat on the county's Board of Supervisors.

H.B. leaders consider political moves

Two Huntington Beach councilmen are looking to take on bigger roles in Orange County.

 Mansoor mulls run for supervisor's seat

Mansoor mulls run for supervisor's seat

Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) said Friday that he is considering running for the Orange County Board of Supervisors.

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