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  • Riding the elephant, sometimes

    Riding the elephant, sometimes
    He is the only incumbent running in a crowded field of 12 candidates on the Huntington Beach City Council ticket, and while he likes to please the Orange County GOP, Councilman Devin Dwyer says he votes for city first and party second. "I like to...
  • Mailbag: Changes not good for Suburbia Park

    I would like to make some corrections/additions to the letter titled, "LeBard changes will benefit community" in the Nov. 6 Forum section of the HB Independent. Most of the surrounding community does not consider this project to be beneficial. This is...
  • Crowd cries out against class sizes

    Overcrowding — of more than one kind — was the theme at the Ocean View School District's board meeting Tuesday, as dozens of people came to protest larger class sizes while district leaders pleaded for the crowd to thin so the meeting could...
  • Shadia: Dreams are coming true in Egypt

    Something amazing is happening. Something I only dreamed about and thought it would always remain a dream. For the first time in Egypt's thousands of years of existence — a history marked with glory and failures — its citizens are deciding...
  • Los Alamitos mayor leads in support for Assembly election

    Los Alamitos mayor leads in support for Assembly election
    Five candidates are vying for the newly redrawn 72nd Assembly District. Though it's hard to call a frontrunner in the crowded local race, Los Alamitos Mayor Troy Edgar is raking in high-profile Republican support. Edgar, who was a registered Democrat...
  • Two more join race for H.B. City Council

    Two new candidates have entered the race for Huntington Beach City Council, bringing the field of contenders to eight. Planning Commissioner Erik Peterson, who ran unsuccessfully for the council in 2010, and newcomer Robert Wentzel filed their...
  • Mailbag: Park location was chosen with seniors in mind

    As a member of the board of directors for the Huntington Beach Council on Aging, I carefully read the letter to the editor from Shelly Stone ("Park is no place for the elderly," Mailbag, March 21) and was pleased that she expressed her worries about...
  • New council members ushered in

    The changing of the guard included some familiar faces along with one new member at Monday's Huntington Beach City Council meeting. Mayor Don Hansen, Mayor Pro Tem Devin Dwyer and Councilman Keith Bohr saw their terms come to an end. Dwyer lost his...
  • Mailbag: The government beast must diet

    Regarding "Pro tax group gets signs up," Sept. 20: After reading this article, it was crystal clear to me why California cities are collapsing one after another. And Huntington Beach will be next to fall if the electorate does not wake up and see what is...
  • Democrat challenges Rohrabacher's incumbency

    Democrat challenges Rohrabacher's incumbency
    Ron Varasteh will pull an all-nighter to uphold his political beliefs, even with a tent over his head. The Democratic candidate for the 48th Congressional District, who will face longtime incumbent Dana Rohrabacher in November, has already played a...
  • Candidate votes 'yes' on development

    Candidate votes 'yes' on development
    Tim Ryan counts himself a friend of development. Since his appointment to the Huntington Beach Planning Commission, the City Council candidate has not voted against a single project. "I didn't vote no on anything," said Ryan, a consumer attorney who...
  • Katapodis back on campaign trail

    Katapodis back on campaign trail
    Jim Katapodis will be ready to run with the big dogs if he's elected to the Huntington Beach City Council this year. In part, that's because he's gotten used to big dogs on the campaign trail. Those growling canines often approach the door when the...