| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Huntington Beach Councilman Joe Carchio said Thursday that he has opted not to run for the 74th Assembly District, ending months of speculation after he voiced interest in entering the race.
Carchio, who was elected to the council in 2006 and 2010,...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 10:24 AM
The Orange County Professional Firefighters Assn. has endorsed Democrat Bob Rush in the 74th Assembly District race, Rush said in a phone interview Monday.
The organization represents about 900 firefighters, including those in Irvine and Laguna Beach,...
| May 16, 2012
| 2:41 PM
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...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 9:25 AM
The 74th Assembly District candidates raked each other over the coals during the "Feet to the Fire" panel Thursday night.
Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa), Newport Beach Councilwoman Leslie Daigle, and Newport Beach businessman and Democrat Bob...
| May 23, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Five candidates are vying for the newly redrawn 72nd Assembly District.
Though it's hard to call a frontrunner in the crowded local race, Los Alamitos Mayor Troy Edgar is raking in high-profile Republican support.
Edgar, who was a registered Democrat...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 2:45 PM
Spoiling Newport Beach City Councilwoman Leslie Daigle's bid for the state Assembly, Democratic candidate Bob Rush looks poised to advance to the November general election.
Rush and Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) won the most votes in the...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 3:34 PM
Huntington Beach City Councilman Joe Carchio has announced that he will run for the newly aligned 74th Assembly District.
Carchio, who has served on the dais since 2006, will face Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa), Newport Beach Councilwoman...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:01 AM
As poll workers Tuesday collected the last trickle of votes in a statewide primary expected to draw one of the lowest turnouts in California's history, frontrunners in several area races appeared to be headed for spots on the November general election...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:51 PM
The Los Angeles Clippers of Orange County?
It's an idea for the franchise's future that deserves consideration, according to a state Assembly candidate who hopes to represent some of Orange County's wealthiest cities.
Karina Onofre, a candidate for...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Working well in Sacramento and sending money back to Orange County were among the ideas marking the 2014 election season's first Feet to the Fire forum Thursday night.
The roughly hourlong debate in the Costa Mesa Neighborhood Community Center featured...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Coast Community College District Trustee Jim Moreno was re-elected this week to a policymaking board that represents all 72 California community college districts.
He secured the second-highest number of votes in this year's race.
Moreno will serve...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 7:10 PM
Candidates for the Orange County Board of Supervisors' 2nd District seat sparred over pensions, problem-solving and their community ties Monday night in a debate that took on something of a wonkish tone.
The four are vying to replace Supervisor John...