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  • 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...
  • Council reverses December votes

    The Huntington Beach City Council reversed two December votes at its meeting Tuesday. The council voted 6-0, with Jill Hardy absent, to reverse the Dec. 3 and 17 votes to review Pacific Mobile Home Park's previously approved conversion application and...
  • Top 10 news stories for 2012

    Top 10 news stories for 2012
    There's never a shortage of important stories in Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley, so choosing 10 is just skimming the top. These 10 most compelling stories are given in order of chronology. There are sad stories that end well and horrible stories...
  • Mailbag: Independent needs more Huntington Beach

    What has happened to the "Huntington Beach" in the Huntington Beach Independent? You eliminate a popular column (Natural Perspectives) written by Huntington Beach residents, on matters that concern many Huntington Beach residents, and what do we get...
  • Mailbag: This Atlas is shouldering a whopper

    The persistent and pervasive attempt by shadowy conservative outside special interests to meddle with Huntington Beach politics and civic affairs reared its ugly head again recently with a scurrilous hit piece put out by reactionary Atlas PAC targeting...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • H.B. leaders consider political moves

    Two Huntington Beach councilmen are looking to take on bigger roles in Orange County. Mayor Pro Tem Matthew Harper is considering running for the 74th Assembly District, while Councilman Joe Carchio is contemplating throwing his name into the Orange...
  • Hardy says she's an advocate for residents

    Hardy says she's an advocate for residents
    For years in the last decade, it was a common line in Huntington Beach City Council stories: "The council voted 6 to 1, with Jill Hardy dissenting." Hardy, who served on the council from 2002 to 2010 and is running again this year, often did not speak...
  • Former officials file complaint against PAC

    Two former mayors from Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley have filed complaints with the state against Newport Beach-based Atlas PAC — the committee responsible for sending three mailers that attack former Huntington Beach Mayor and council...
  • Measure Z: Read their lips, if you can follow

    Proponents of Measure Z say the opposition is misleading the public with the "no new taxes" message on campaign signs citywide. "When you print a sign that says 'no on Z, no new taxes,' I think it's not a stretch of the imagination to infer that they'...
  • F.V. man elected president of state Republican group

    Fountain Valley resident and accountant John W. Briscoe, 63, has replaced Celeste Greig as president of the California Republican Assembly. Greig was ousted in a 84-78 vote during the group's convention April 28. The assembly is a volunteer group that...