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  • Mailbag: Residents right on liquor licenses

    The juxtaposition of your March 10 article on Councilman Keith Bohr's hijacking of a recent council meeting ("Bomburger cancels alcohol license request") in order to criticize the Huntington Beach Downtown Residents Assn. and their work to limit...
  • Five H.B. council members warned

    Five of Huntington Beach's seven council members received letters from a state agency that monitors the potential for political conflicts of interest warning them not to vote themselves onto boards or committees that affect their personal finances. The...
  • Mayor leads anti-tax petition

    Huntington Beach Mayor Don Hansen wants to overturn a property tax that helps fund public safety employees' retirement plans. He and a group of residents are gathering signatures in hopes of placing a measure on the November ballot to overturn the pre-...
  • Mansoor accuses opponent of willingness to work with unions

    Mansoor accuses opponent of willingness to work with unions
    Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) told a conservative group Monday that he believes his Republican opponent in the June 5 primary will bow down to unions and special-interest groups in Sacramento. During a Surf City Tea-sponsored forum in the...
  • Mailbag: No more excuses from our leaders

    The article "Water official targeted" (March 29) centers not only on alleged improprieties by John Foley, the board chairman of Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, but also upon the broad topic of conflict of interest. Merle Moshiri of...
  • Community Commentary: Obama's jobs bill deserves a layoff

    This is in response to the distortions about President Obama's jobs bill as portrayed in the Independent's Mailbag from a couple in Sunset Beach ("Obama's jobs bill needs support," Oct. 20). I'm sure the couple had good intentions, but they need to do...
  • In the Pipeline: A modest part of baseball history

    "Oh, I almost forgot — we flew up to Sacramento to meet Gov. Brown, too." So chuckled Ocean View Little League manager Jeff Pratto to me recently as we spoke about the head-spinning series of events that have rolled out in the wake of his team's...
  • Commentary: Implementing health-care plan sets California on 'collision course'

    If, as several experts anticipate, the Supreme Court strikes down some or all of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), California will find itself in the untenable position of having promised services it cannot possibly provide without...
  • H.B. delays limits on massage parlors

    The Huntington Beach City Council stopped short this week of limiting the amount of massage parlors in the city after a professional group of masseurs allegedly threatened legal action and offered to help curb illegal activity by identifying...
  • Commentary: Pink slips leave teachers seeing red

    I believe that education should be a top priority. Unfortunately, this is not the case in Sacramento. Once again in 2012, the governor's budget proposes cutting education so that more money can go into social service programs. This year, like years...
  • Fountain Valley sees light at end of fiscal year

    Despite the loss of $1.4 million in redevelopment funds, Fountain Valley is once again balancing its budget and is expected to end the next fiscal year with a surplus and no layoffs or major cuts of services. The City Council on Tuesday passed a $36-...
  • Tax initiative qualifies for November ballot

    An initiative to eliminate a Huntington Beach property tax that pays for public safety employees' pensions has qualified for the November ballot. The City Council voted Monday to adopt a resolution to place the measure on the ballot, and three council...