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  • Pension reform main topic at candidate forum

    Pension reform main topic at candidate forum
    If the head negotiators from the Huntington Beach police and fire associations had had a podium of their own during Monday's night's Surf City Tea Party candidate forum, it might have turned into the free-for-all of the year. Instead, the employee groups...
  • 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...
  • Where politics and philosophy meet

    Where politics and philosophy meet
    Tony James Carter, a first-time candidate for Huntington Beach City Council, has articulated clear views on the senior center, downtown policing and other issues. But when voters click on his campaign website, it may be his enigmatic language that...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mailbag: No A grade for Measure Z

    I am a resident who has lived in Huntington Beach for 45 years, and I will be voting no on Measure Z ("Pro tax group gets signs up," Sept. 20). I live here because this is one of the best cities in California. Why? We have the best parks, cleanest...
  • 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...
  • 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...