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  • Wentzel's campaign is a family affair

    Wentzel's campaign is a family affair
    Bob Wentzel has two formidable, influential women backing his campaign for Huntington Beach City Council — and neither one comes attached to a union or major political party. Rather, they're his wife and mother. And their voices make the...
  • Candidate accuses official of 'sabotage' on video message

    A Huntington Beach City Council candidate's campaign team has decried a city official's decision to superimpose a written message on a video that features the candidate discussing his campaign. Chuck Foster, a photographer and videographer for first-time...
  • Sullivan is stepping up to the plate

    He'd rather be playing senior softball. But at 75, Dave Sullivan says he instead wants to help Huntington Beach thrive, and it's why he's running for City Council for the fourth time. The more-than-four-decade resident is worried about the city's fiscal...
  • FPPC complaint targets H.B. councilman

    A Huntington Beach resident has filed a conflict of interest complaint with the state against Councilman Keith Bohr for allegedly voting on a project of which Bohr's company authored the building plans. Resident Jeff Smith, who opposed the Pierside...
  • Huntington Beach council to consider outsourcing legal services

    The Huntington Beach City Council voted Monday to look into outsourcing the city's legal services. Supporters called the proposal a potential cost-saving measure while critics argued that it would lead to financial and legal woes. The council voted 5 to...
  • Investing in local politics

    Investing in local politics
    Duy Nguyen considers himself a black sheep. The Fountain Valley City Council candidate's only political experience is from studying it in school. He said that while he lacks a political history, his life as a working man should be considered because...
  • Pushing his experience

    Pushing his experience
    Bruce Brandt spends a lot of time around horses. And like some iconic horsemen — say, Clint Eastwood as the Man With No Name — he's on the quiet side. The three-time Huntington Beach City Council candidate, who has volunteered for more than a...
  • Tucker runs on private-sector smarts

    Tucker runs on private-sector smarts
    If Patrick Tucker gets elected to the Fountain Valley City Council this year, he'll have an anonymous janitor somewhere to thank. The vice president of operations for Allen Tire Co., who started his career at a tire store in Florida, decided to...
  • Candidate is all about the numbers

    Candidate is all about the numbers
    While many of the candidates for the Huntington Beach City Council speak of reforming pension, Erik Peterson says he's studied the issue inside and out and knows how to fix it. "I've been studying it for four years," said the planning commissioner, one...
  • Candidate calls campaign mailers dishonest

    Former Huntington Beach Mayor Jill Hardy has decried what she calls inaccuracies in campaign mailers seeking to derail her run for City Council. A piece sent out last week by a Newport Beach political action committee accuses her of endangering...
  • A bull's-eye for tree supporters

    A bull's-eye for tree supporters
    Sandy Jarema returned from a Fourth of July outing to find a pair of bull's-eyes posted on the large eucalyptus tree in front of her house. From a distance, the symbols might have looked like threats, but a quick look showed that they were posted out...
  • Carchio bows out of Assembly race, endorses Mansoor

    Huntington Beach Councilman Joe Carchio said Thursday that he has opted not to run for the 74th Assembly District, ending months of speculation after he voiced interest in entering the race. Carchio, who was elected to the council in 2006 and 2010,...