One in an occasional series of stories profiling candidates for Laguna Beach City Council and their endorsers.
A day after defeating his scrappy tea party rival in Tuesday's gubernatorial primary, Republican and Laguna Beach resident Neel Kashkari emerged politically scarred and drained of campaign cash for what his own supporters fear is a futile quest to bounce popular Democrat Jerry Brown from office.
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 ballot — though one contest was a bit tighter than expected.
Neel Kashkari has his sights set on Sacramento, but he has no desire to take high-speed rail to get there.
One in a series of occasional stories noting City Council candidates' endorsements leading up to November's general election.
The Los Angeles Clippers of Orange County?
California's Senate Republican leader has endorsed a Laguna Beach resident's run for governor, according to a news release.
When the expensive new civic center opened in Newport Beach last year, some claimed it as a symbol of an irresponsible government out of touch with the people it represented.
A retired USC professor and management consultant plans to challenge U.S. Rep Dana Rohrabacher's seat in Congress.
Mayor Elizabeth Pearson will not be running for a fourth term on the Laguna Beach City Council.
Jon Madison wants to take the next step.
Flexibility is a big word for Michele Hall, whether that means teaching yoga or listening to a new perspective on a citywide issue.
Robert Zur Schmiede stood only steps from the first hole at Aliso Creek Inn & Golf Course, but he wasn't there to play.
A fifth candidate — the only Democrat — has entered the race for Assembly District 74.
Several Costa Mesa leaders have endorsed Newport Beach Councilman Keith Curry for Assembly.
Neel Kashkari recently hit a campaign milestone: raising $1 million in his bid for governor.
Newport Beach City Councilman Keith Curry raised $127,690 last year for his upcoming campaign for the 74th Assembly District seat, according to campaign finance reports.
State Assemblyman Allan Mansoor announced Friday that he's picked up two endorsements in his run for Orange County supervisor, from Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer and Huntington Beach Mayor Matthew Harper.
Robert Zur Schmiede, Laguna Beach Planning Commission chairman, said Thursday that he plans to run for a seat on the City Council in November's general election.
Former California Gov. George Deukmejian has endorsed Newport Beach City Councilman Keith Curry for Assembly.
Costa Mesa City Councilwoman Wendy Leece confirmed Saturday that she is weighing a run for Congress.
The Orange County Business Council has endorsed Newport Beach City Councilman Keith Curry for the 74th Assembly District seat, campaign officials announced Monday.
Before a backdrop festooned with American flags and paintings of charging elephants, the four candidates vying for what will be an open 74th Assembly District seat traded conservative credentials at a Newport Mesa Tea Party Patriots event Thursday night.
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.