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  • Hardy top vote-getter in H.B. City Council race

    Hardy top vote-getter in H.B. City Council race
    Former Mayor Jill Hardy led all candidates for Huntington Beach City Council as of Wednesday morning, with Jim Katapodis and former Mayor Dave Sullivan close behind and incumbent Devin Dwyer a distant fifth. The results, which the Orange County Registrar...
  • Council tweaks campaign documents ordinance

    Huntington Beach council members on Monday made multiple changes to the initial draft of an ordinance regulating campaign documents. The item introduced by Councilman Joe Shaw passed on a 4-3 vote, with Mayor Pro Tem Matthew Harper and councilmen Joe...
  • H.B. will not outsource attorney's office

    The Huntington Beach City Council on Monday opted not to outsource the city attorney's office. An independent attorney hired as a consultant told the council that if the city attorney were to sue the city for attempting to outsource her office, she would...
  • Council agrees to consider rule on submitting mailers

    Huntington Beach council members gave the city attorney the go-ahead Monday to write an ordinance regarding campaign documents. The item passed in a 4-2 vote, with Mayor Pro Tem Matthew Harper and Councilman Jim Katapodis dissenting. Councilman Joe...
  • Council approves homes on former school sites

    The Huntington Beach City Council on Monday approved the plans of an Orange County firm to demolish and rezone two former school sites in order to construct homes at each site. Tri Pointe Homes will build 130 houses at 20 combined acres of space at the...
  • Planning Commissioner pleads guilty

    Planning Commissioner pleads guilty
    A Huntington Beach planning commissioner and council candidate last week pleaded guilty to driving with a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit. An attorney for Tim Ryan entered the plea in Orange County Superior Court on his client's...
  • A shake-up on H.B. City Council? Maybe

    Meet the new council. Same as the old council? That's the question on many people's minds as the last votes continue to trickle in for Huntington Beach's three open seats. More than a week after the Nov. 6 election, Surf City is still braced for the...
  • 1 of 3 school bonds set to pass

    Only one of three school bond measures on this year's ballot that would raise property taxes for Huntington Beach residents is set to pass, with the Coast Community College District's Measure M holding 56.4% of the vote as of Tuesday afternoon. The other...
  • Mailbag: Hardy win was community's triumph

    As I had widely predicted to all who would listen, Jill Hardy came in first in the City Council elections despite the unprecedented smear campaign launched against her by powerful partisan special interests through Atlas PAC ("Hardy top vote-getter in H....
  • Dwyer is first incumbent to lose since 1996

    Dwyer is first incumbent to lose since 1996
    If there's been an upset in this year's Huntington Beach City Council race, historically speaking, it's incumbent Devin Dwyer's fifth-place finish. Dwyer, the city's mayor pro tem for the last year, held 10% of the vote as of Wednesday morning, placing...
  • 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...