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  • Clinic digs in heels for health reform

    Clinic digs in heels for health reform
    Editor's note: This is the first in a three-part series about the effects of the Obama administration's health-care reform on Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley health-care providers and their patients. When Sonia Munguia knocked on the door of the...
  • Council changes treasurer's duties

    The Huntington Beach City Council has changed the role of the city treasurer to save an estimated $100,000 annually, although the outgoing treasurer has voiced issues with the plan. The council voted unanimously Monday to change the city treasurer's...
  • Mailbag: Hansen's act wasn't fooling anyone at meeting

    While the transition from "old" City Council to "new" City Council went smoothly at the meeting Monday evening, it was nevertheless disconcerting to see Councilman Don Hansen shamelessly throw his political weight around in ducking his rotation turn for...
  • Sunset group sues over annexation, taxes

    A Sunset Beach citizens group has filed a lawsuit against Huntington Beach and a county commission, demanding that the city and county either negate the recent annexation of Sunset Beach or require a vote among the community's residents in favor of paying...
  • New members sworn in to Fountain Valley City Council

    New members sworn in to Fountain Valley City Council
    The Fountain Valley City Council swore in two new councilmen Tuesday night and welcomed back a 20-year incumbent as the city changed guards. Councilman John Collins and newly elected Mark McCurdy and Michael Vo, the city's first Vietnamese American...
  • Final election results certified

    The final election results have been certified for Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley, with no changes to the unofficial results tallied in the days after the Nov. 2 election. Connie Boardman, Joe Carchio, Matthew Harper and Joe Shaw retained their...
  • Cell towers' fates in judge's hands

    Huntington Beach residents have voted against approving two cell towers to be constructed in public parks, but it remains to be seen what that vote will mean for the city. As of Friday, 56.4% of voters had rejected Measure Q, which the ballot describes...
  • Voters siding with experience

    Experienced politicians have prevailed so far in a Huntington Beach City Council race that featured 21 candidates for four open seats. The four preliminary winners — Connie Boardman, Joe Carchio, Matthew Harper and Joe Shaw — have all held...
  • Mailbag: Time for cooperation on council

    Perhaps, with $600,000 spent cumulatively on recent Huntington Beach elections, resulting in some 2 million pieces of campaign mail distributed in favor of or opposition to candidates or issues, the messages, rather than the messengers, might have...
  • Official plans to donate stipend

    Official plans to donate stipend
    Fountain Valley's soon-to-be first Vietnamese American city councilman said serving is about giving back and has promised to donate his stipend to a local charity. Michael Vo, who edged incumbent Cheryl Brothers by about 500 votes in a race for three...
  • 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...
  • 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...