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  • Sunset will pay taxes

    Huntington Beach has decided to levy a utility tax on the residents of Sunset Beach when they are annexed, an action previously thought to be unconstitutional without giving them a vote. Taking a second look at the laws, the city has determined it must...
  • Cell towers' fates in judge's hands

    Huntington Beach residents have voted against approving two cell towers to be constructed in public parks, but it remains to be seen what that vote will mean for the city. As of Friday, 56.4% of voters had rejected Measure Q, which the ballot describes...
  • Final election results certified

    The final election results have been certified for Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley, with no changes to the unofficial results tallied in the days after the Nov. 2 election. Connie Boardman, Joe Carchio, Matthew Harper and Joe Shaw retained their...
  • Proposed tax elicits lawsuit threat

    A group of Sunset Beach residents is threatening to sue if Huntington Beach levies a utility tax without giving residents a chance to vote on it, according to a letter sent to county officials. The Citizen's Assn. of Sunset Beach, which sent the...
  • Commission approves annexation application

    Huntington Beach was given the official green light Wednesday morning to absorb the small community of Sunset Beach. The Orange County Local Agency Formation Commission, or LAFCO, unanimously approved Huntington's annexation application of the 106-year-...
  • Council inducts new members

    The applause felt nearly endless Monday night as Huntington Beach changed its guard and voted Councilman Joe Carchio in as mayor. Community members showed up to say thanks to outgoing members with flowers, gifts and hugs, and to welcome the incoming...
  • New members sworn in to Fountain Valley City Council

    New members sworn in to Fountain Valley City Council
    The Fountain Valley City Council swore in two new councilmen Tuesday night and welcomed back a 20-year incumbent as the city changed guards. Councilman John Collins and newly elected Mark McCurdy and Michael Vo, the city's first Vietnamese American...
  • Mailbag: Hansen's act wasn't fooling anyone at meeting

    While the transition from "old" City Council to "new" City Council went smoothly at the meeting Monday evening, it was nevertheless disconcerting to see Councilman Don Hansen shamelessly throw his political weight around in ducking his rotation turn for...
  • Sunset group sues over annexation, taxes

    A Sunset Beach citizens group has filed a lawsuit against Huntington Beach and a county commission, demanding that the city and county either negate the recent annexation of Sunset Beach or require a vote among the community's residents in favor of paying...
  • City: Park project has green light

    An appeals court's recent ruling has given Huntington Beach the ability to build a $22-million senior center in Huntington Central Park, City Atty. Jennifer McGrath said. The court on Monday upheld an Orange County Superior Court judge's ruling that...
  • Council changes treasurer's duties

    The Huntington Beach City Council has changed the role of the city treasurer to save an estimated $100,000 annually, although the outgoing treasurer has voiced issues with the plan. The council voted unanimously Monday to change the city treasurer's...
  • Parents protest solar panel location

    A group of parents at Dwyer Middle School has started a petition drive against the district's plan to install solar paneling in front of the school, claiming the project would impede the view of the campus and deprive the community of field space. The...