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  • Police, fire unions announce endorsements

    The Huntington Beach police and fire unions have endorsed nearly the same slate of candidates for this year's election, with the two groups differing only on a single council member. The Huntington Beach Police Officers Assn. and the Huntington Beach...
  • Young candidate has 'why wait?' philosophy

    Young candidate has 'why wait?' philosophy
    Many people are probably wondering why recent Edison High School graduate Shawn Roselius would run for City Council , but the 18-year-old has big plans. Roselius wants get into politics and move his way up from local to state to federal positions,...
  • First-time candidate favors economic development

    First-time candidate favors economic development
    Matthew Harper, a first-time Huntington Beach City Council candidate, has been involved in politics in some way — and often several ways at once — since he graduated from USC. In addition to 12 years as a trustee with the Huntington Beach...
  • Community Commentary: After 9 years, did we forget?

    As the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks nears, it's important to compare our patriotic attitudes then to our attitudes today. Nine years ago, we vowed to never forget: To never forget how we felt as we collectively watched the Twin...
  • Mailbag: Numbers support trustee's statement

    I am writing in response to your article "Parent challenges candidate statement" (Aug. 26). The lawsuit was filed against our Orange County Registrar of Voters that fully approved my statement. The suit itself made many far-out claims; none were...
  • 'I care about the city; I care about the people'

     'I care about the city; I care about the people'
    Fred Speaker got into politics about 20 years ago, but it wasn't until last year that he even considered running for Huntington Beach City Council. Now, Speaker is making a run of it with one of the highest campaign finance budgets in the race, along...
  • Candidacy not about high-profile

    Candidacy not about high-profile
    During the dog days of summer, a few dried fronds fell off the palm tree in Andrissa Dominguez' front yard. To some, they might have looked like fodder for a compost heap. To Dominguez, they looked like campaign signs. The City Council candidate,...
  • Resident group backs Team H.B. for council

    A grassroots residents group has come forward to endorse Team Huntington Beach for City Council. The Huntington Beach Downtown Residents Assn. announced Sept. 15 that it is backing Planning Commissioner Blair Farley, and Wednesday, the group also...
  • Instructor says 'service without politics'

    Instructor says 'service without politics'
    Heather Grow would have no trouble reading a council agenda by night and reading "If You Give a Moose a Muffin" by day. The first-time Huntington Beach City Council candidate has worked for nearly three years as an inclusion facilitator for special-...
  • Financial planner joins council race

    The crowded race for Huntington Beach City Council has gotten even tighter, as a 21st contender has added himself as an official write-in candidate for the November ballot. Blake Rose, a certified financial planner who runs his own business, submitted...
  • Candidate: I am the insider

    Candidate: I am the insider
    John Von Holle wants to make one thing clear: If he's elected to the Huntington Beach City Council, he won't be a stranger at City Hall. In fact, he won't be a stranger at city halls, period. The 18-year resident grew up amid politics in Cheviot, Ohio,...
  • Get to know Measure O, candidates at forums

    Residents will have a chance to get to know the Huntington Beach City Council candidates and get informed on Measure O at two upcoming forums. The Huntington Beach League of Women Voters will be moderating a forum on Measure O at 7 p.m. Oct. 5 in Council...