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  • Growing by a Sunset

    Surf City, here they come. Here comes expansion, as tiny Sunset Beach, one of the last unincorporated islands of Orange County, joins the 200,000-resident fold of Huntington Beach. Here comes the culture of one of the Southland's most offbeat...
  • Mayor could increase his stipend

    Editor's note: Clarification: Mayor Joe Carchio appointed himself to 20 nonpaying positions as liason and he doesn't attend every meeting. All city committees are required to have a council liason. Huntington Beach's mayor stands to expand his city...
  • Appeals Court Seeks Guidance in Gay Marriage Case

    Appeals Court Seeks Guidance in Gay Marriage Case
    A federal appeals court said Tuesday it cannot decide if California's gay marriage ban is constitutional until the state's highest court weighs in on whether Proposition 8's sponsors have the authority to defend the measure.       A three-judge panel of...
  • Liu and Gatto react to Brown's inauguration

    State lawmakers representing Glendale and Burbank said Gov. Jerry Brown's inaugural speech on Jan. 4 set the tone for what will prove an austere year in the state capitol. State Sen. Carol Liu (D- La Cañada Flintridge) said Brown is better able than his...
  • Oak Lawn clerk claims fraud in petition drive

    The signatures of hundreds of Oak Lawn residents were forged on petitions calling for a referendum to change structure of village government, city Clerk Jane Quinlan said in a letter to the village. In the letter dated Jan. 7, Quinlan said the...
  • Sunset annexation on hold

    Huntington Beach's annexation of Sunset Beach is on hold until the Orange County Superior Court makes a final hearing, the court decided Wednesday. Judge Frederick P. Horn set a hearing date for March 2 during proceedings for a lawsuit filed by the...
  • No action sparked by smoking report

    City Council members are less than impressed by a statewide American Lung Association effort to encourage La Cañada Flintridge and other cities to adopt stricter local tobacco-control ordinances. The organization's "State of Tobacco Control 2010"...
  • Group submits 1 million signatures to recall Wisconsin governor

    Organizers of an effort to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker have delivered a petition with more than a million signatures to state elections officials today, a key step in a process that could put the Republican's fate in the hands of voters as early as...
  • Pension reform initiative set for June vote

    Pension reform initiative set for June vote
    SAN DIEGO -An initiative to reform the city's debt-ridden pension system, which has qualified for public vote, will be put to voters in June, 2012. The council is legally obligated to place the measure on an upcoming election ballot since it received...
  • Mayor Johnson Introduces New Initiative to Strengthen Position

    Mayor Johnson Introduces New Initiative to Strengthen Position
    Who do you think should have the power to make the majority of decisions in the city of Sacramento: the mayor or the city manager? A new initiative was announced Wednesday that would give more power to the mayor, it’s called the “Checks and...
  • Mailbag: Does the dog define the candidate?

    Four years ago, six Democrats were vying for their party's presidential nomination. Back then, the pundits griped there was very little light between the candidates. Not surprisingly, that's virtually the same thing I have been hearing since the...