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  • Former officials file complaint against PAC

    Two former mayors from Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley have filed complaints with the state against Newport Beach-based Atlas PAC — the committee responsible for sending three mailers that attack former Huntington Beach Mayor and council...
  • Final candidate count sits at 5 for Fountain Valley

    The field of candidates for Fountain Valley City Council has been finalized, with five contenders running for two open seats. By the deadline at 5 p.m. Wednesday, incumbent Steve Nagel, former Councilwoman Cheryl Brothers, La Quinta High School...
  • 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...
  • Pretrial for council candidate postponed

    Huntington Beach Planning Commissioner and City Council candidate Tim Ryan was scheduled to appear in court Wednesday for a pretrial on DUI charges, but a paralegal from the office representing him said the court hearing will be rescheduled. Jerry Dyer...
  • Ryan leads in City Council campaign fundraising

    Huntington Beach Planning Commissioner Tim Ryan leads all City Council candidates in campaign fundraising for the first half of the year, according to the city clerk's office. Ryan, a first-time council candidate, totaled $27,870.69 in contributions...
  • Mailbag: Plenty of deserving laurels for Hardy

    The message of the article "Hardy gets nods in race" (Aug. 23) is a harbinger for the local elections in November. Former mayor and two-term council member Jill Hardy did an outstanding job of representing all of the neighborhoods in Huntington Beach...
  • Huntington Beach remembers 9/11 with ceremony

    Huntington Beach remembers 9/11 with ceremony
    Tuesday evening, the concrete steps by the Huntington Beach Pier were filled with men in blue: police, firefighters and others in uniform. As Police Chief Ken Small was keen to point out, they were lucky men in blue. Each of them had lived another day to...
  • City attorney warns against outsourcing her office

    City Atty. Jennifer McGrath said the City Council has no authority to outsource her office, and even if it could, contracting with outside counsel would end up costing the city at least $1 million more each year. McGrath issued an analysis and an opinion...
  • City Lights: The circus act that is the election cycle

    This just in: The 2012 presidential race heated up last week, slightly, as a pair of new challengers threw their hats in the ring. Some may recognize former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who ran unsuccessfully last time. Texas Rep. Ron Paul, whose...
  • Former H.B. councilman Noble Waite dies at 87

    Former H.B. councilman Noble Waite dies at 87
    From politics to religion to business to holiday festivities, it sometimes felt as though Noble Waite touched every aspect of life in Huntington Beach. And some days, it felt as though every side of life congregated at his drugstore — the hub of...
  • Hardy gets two endorsements in City Council race

    Former Huntington Beach Mayor Jill Hardy, who recently entered the City Council race for November, has gotten a pair of thumbs-up from local activists. Kim Kramer, leader of the Huntington Beach Downtown Residents Assn., and David Rice, president of HB...
  • Mailbag: Council members deserve their benefits

    I completely disagree with the proposed changes to take a meat cleaver to City Council compensation ("Council talks of cutting benefits," July 5). Councilman Keith Bohr, in his usual high-handed manner, proposed changes that will not affect him or any...