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  • City working to avoid salary increases

    Huntington Beach administrators are negotiating with two employee groups in hopes of bypassing four salary increases scheduled to take effect between now and January.
  • Community Commentary: Obama's jobs bill deserves a layoff

    This is in response to the distortions about President Obama's jobs bill as portrayed in the Independent's Mailbag from a couple in Sunset Beach ("Obama's jobs bill needs support," Oct. 20). I'm sure the couple had good intentions, but they need to do...

    Mailbag: Pardon more than two turkeys

    While President Obama is pardoning two turkeys for Thanksgiving, every one of us has that same presidential power by choosing a nonviolent Thanksgiving observance that spares a turkey's life. And here are some good reasons: •You are what you eat....

    Commentary: Pink slips leave teachers seeing red

    I believe that education should be a top priority. Unfortunately, this is not the case in Sacramento. Once again in 2012, the governor's budget proposes cutting education so that more money can go into social service programs. This year, like years...

    Tax initiative qualifies for November ballot

    An initiative to eliminate a Huntington Beach property tax that pays for public safety employees' pensions has qualified for the November ballot. The City Council voted Monday to adopt a resolution to place the measure on the ballot, and three council...