• 519
    0

    By Dianne Anderson Plans to stop Black History Month, Hispanic heritage, Women’s heritage, Pride and other heritage events went over like a lead balloon recently when Huntington Beach city council voted 4-3 to shift official celebrations to its other accomplishments, like the Revolutionary War and discovery of oil. Under community pressure, the city has since ...
  • 860
    0

    By Dianne Anderson Back and forth litigation in the City of Huntington Beach has advocates pressuring the city into compliance to provide more affordable housing units, or risk triggering costly penalties and fines for violating the state’s Housing Element law. Following the state’s lawsuit against the city earlier this year, the city attorney filed its ...
  • 6563
    0

    By Dianne Anderson What started out as a situation reminiscent of President Obama’s backlash over Dijon mustard on his hamburger has ended up in Barstow Mayor Paul Courtney’s favor. After all, under his direction, the city sees new growth, coming out over and above many cities that suffered economic crises during COVID-19. New businesses, 31 ...
  • 9156
    0

    By Dianne Anderson Kickbacks and backroom dealings usurped $1.1 million from the West Valley Water District are among numerous controversial charges in a recent whistleblower lawsuit that seeks to get the district’s money back. On the question of how the money will be restored to the department, the attorney representing the plaintiffs said the California ...