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Elections

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  • Carchio leads in campaign funds

    Councilman Joe Carchio is leading in outside campaign contributions for City Council candidates, with more than $9,000 this period. His reelection campaign raised more than $9,805 from Oct. 1 to 16, bringing his total campaign funds to $69,396, but $43,...
  • City Lights: Election Day a hopeful time

    Tuesday, the General Election will be held. After months of tracking the various campaigns — senatorial, gubernatorial and otherwise — it has been a long slog to the finish line. Has anyone else ever wished for a system in which the candidates...
  • Mailbag: Team H.B. not indifferent to seniors

    Dave Sullivan is not being completely honest in his portrayal of our positions on a senior center in the city ("Candidates not being totally honest on senior center," Mailbag, Oct. 14). During a forum in September, we discussed this issue at length with...
  • This time, trustee is running to win

    Norm Westwell isn't "Firecracker" anymore. That was the nickname he ran under in past elections, one he said an opposing candidate bestowed on him because of his support for legalizing fireworks. The name stuck, to the point where even the Independent...
  • Financial planner aims to reduce costs

    Blake Rose believes in the Tea Party. He's not shy about mentioning that when he introduces himself to prospective voters. The only write-in candidate for Huntington Beach City Council is probably the most obscure of the 21 contenders in next week's...
  • Should Sunset pay the same utility taxes?

    Sunset Beach should have to pay all the same taxes as Huntington Beach if it gets the same services, say a group of Huntington Beach residents threatening litigation. Attorney Charles Goldwasser spoke at the Oct. 18 City Council meeting on behalf of...
  • 1 old, 2 new for City Council

    Fountain Valley voted in two political newcomers along with the City Council's 20-year veteran for the three open spots on the council. Councilman John Collins, insurance broker Mark McCurdy and businessman Michael Vo took the lead in a field of 10...
  • Incumbents lead in school races

    Incumbents nearly swept election night, taking 14 of the 19 school board seats open across the seven school districts serving Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley. There were 34 candidates vying for seats in the Coast Community College, Fountain Valley...
  • Elections bring in thousands in funding

    Editor's note: This corrects the campaign contributions given to Huntington Beach Tomorrow and, subsequently, all totals. More than $615,000 has been poured into Huntington Beach for the elections, with nearly $90,000 going into incumbent Joe Carchio's...
  • Group pickets T-Mobile store

    Group pickets T-Mobile store
    Cars horns blared in support as about a dozen residents in yellow T-shirts Monday afternoon waved signs denouncing T-Mobile in front of one of their Huntington Beach stores. The Committee for No on Measure Q supporters picketed a T-Mobile store at 8112...
  • Council picks likely cemented

    Connie Boardman, Joe Carchio, Matthew Harper and Joe Shaw had the lead as of Wednesday morning in the race for Huntington Beach City Council, although the city clerk said some votes have yet to be counted. Boardman, a former mayor and councilwoman, led...
  • Editorials: Local elections done with class

    It was a long and brutal campaign season, marked by slurs, wild accusations, charges of racism, attack ads and partisan bickering. Outside of Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley, that is. Californians, and Americans in general, can be forgiven for...