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Elections

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  • Boardman leads in campaign funds

    Connie Boardman, the former mayor of Huntington Beach and a latecomer to this year's City Council race, led all candidates in outside funds raised during the last quarter with $17,614. Barbara Delgleize, the planning commissioner making her first run...
  • Councilman claimed thousands in undeserved benefits

    Councilman Joe Carchio, who is up for reelection in November, has taken about $6,627 in undeserved benefits, a local blogger uncovered last week. Carchio was called out by the Surf City Voice for keeping his ex-wife on his city benefits for 19 months...
  • Mailbag: Candidates not being totally honest

    Does it bother you when political candidates state one position to one group in order to get their vote and then turn around and say just the opposite to another group to get their vote? This is happening now in the Huntington Beach City Council election....
  • Group rallies against cell towers

    Toddlers pushed around inflatable beach balls bigger than themselves and parents mingled in vibrant yellow shirts as music blasted in the park, but the gathering was anything but a party. Community members gathered at Harbour View Park, next to...
  • Candidate: Salaries need to match private sector

    Candidate: Salaries need to match private sector
    Huntington Beach resident Bill Rorick said he has a disdain for most politicians, even though he is one of 21 candidates running for City Council. Rorick, 53, said he doesn't want to be a career politician, and he isn't in for the stipend. He sees...
  • So, is candidate 63, 69 or 73 years old?

    So, is candidate 63, 69 or 73 years old?
    In 1984, President Ronald Reagan, the oldest man ever to occupy the White House, quipped during a debate with Walter Mondale that he wouldn't make an issue of his opponent's "youth and inexperience." Few in Huntington Beach would doubt City Councilman...
  • Getting involved with political process

    Seniors at a local private school are getting more than the typical semester of government education as they meet City Council candidates first hand and learn how to get involved. Brethren Christian Junior and Senior High School teacher Colleen Faris is...
  • 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...