| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The bonfire fight has never been hotter (or weirder) then it is right now.
On April 12, I went to visit Assemblyman Allan Mansoor in his Costa Mesa office. I have been in touch with a number of local elected officials about the looming draconian ban...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Huntington Beach Mayor Matthew Harper scored an easy win Tuesday over Newport Beach Councilman Keith Curry in the race for the 74th Assembly District seat.
"To have this kind of a win, and like-minded people winning across the country and legislative...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Responding to howls from angry residents, the Seal Beach City Council voted unanimously Monday night to begin trapping and euthanizing coyotes.
The feral canines have been linked to several pet deaths in the small beach town on the Orange County/Los...
| 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...
| May 2, 2014
| 5:48 PM
A bill that would allow the establishment of a state veterans cemetery in Orange County earned unanimous support in the Assembly's Veterans Affairs Committee, the bill's author, Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton), announced.
The bill is...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:25 PM
An influential conservative group in Orange County has pulled its endorsement of an Assembly candidate, saying he broke a pledge to reject political donations from public employees unions.
The Lincoln Club of Orange County no longer lists Newport...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:37 PM
With the steady hum of morning traffic behind them, public officials from cities along Orange County's 405 Freeway corridor gathered in Costa Mesa on Thursday to decry a state proposal to add toll lanes to the busy thoroughfare.
Led by Assemblyman Allan...
| 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...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Another turn in the increasingly testy race to represent the state's 74th Assembly District is forcing local politicians to grapple with a bigger question: What makes an endorsement?
As Orange County Republicans find themselves squaring off against...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:52 PM
After a slow start to campaigning, Huntington Beach Mayor Matthew Harper has announced that he raised about $9,000 more than his opponent in the race for a state Assembly seat during the most recent filing period.
"From [primary] election night on, I...