| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:28 PM
Setting up a showdown with an official from neighboring Newport Beach, Huntington Beach Mayor Matthew Harper announced Friday that he plans to run for state Assembly.
Harper, a Republican, wants the seat Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) is...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:27 AM
Andy Scott had the honor of playing "Amazing Grace" in front of more than 100 people in Pier Plaza on Monday morning.
But the Huntington Beach resident, donned in a traditional Scottish piper's uniform, ran into some technical difficulties during the...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 11:58 AM
Huntington Beach Mayor Matthew Harper and Councilman Joe Carchio recently filed their campaign paperwork with the Orange County registrar of voters to run in the June 3 primary for higher office.
Harper is vying for a place in the Assembly, while...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:35 PM
He is the only incumbent running in a crowded field of 12 candidates on the Huntington Beach City Council ticket, and while he likes to please the Orange County GOP, Councilman Devin Dwyer says he votes for city first and party second.
"I like to...
| 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...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:31 PM
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...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 1:15 PM
If there's been an upset in this year's Huntington Beach City Council race, historically speaking, it's incumbent Devin Dwyer's fifth-place finish.
Dwyer, the city's mayor pro tem for the last year, held 10% of the vote as of Wednesday morning, placing...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Coastline Community College is expanding its services to student veterans and active duty members by opening a resource center exclusive to them.
The new Veterans Resource Center (VRC) is expected to open Friday at the college's Fountain Valley campus,...
| 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 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...
| 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,...