With less than three weeks to go until the election, Robert Zur Schmiede leads all Laguna Beach City Council candidates in total monetary contributions, according to records filed with the city clerk's office.
Questions remain concerning a Laguna Beach City Council candidate's claims about his college education and professional background, but Jon Madison has done nothing illegal, officials said.
Members of the Laguna Beach chapter of classified employees are backing Ketta Brown, Carol Normandin and Dee Perry in the race for the Laguna Beach Unified School District board.
One in a series of occasional stories profiling candidates for Laguna Beach City Council.
Dee Perry, a former special education teacher and speech pathologist, wants to bring more transparency to the Laguna Beach Unified School District.
Carol Normandin wants to let voters know what the Laguna Beach School District board does.
Don't be surprised to see more nudity in public art around Laguna Beach one day.
Annette Gibson has never run for office, but she's touting big ideas for the Laguna Beach Unified School District in her campaign for a seat on the school board.
In the midst of one of California's worst droughts in recorded history, water conservation was at the top of the agenda as the seven Laguna Beach City Council candidates gathered Tuesday night for a forum to discuss city issues ranging from sustainability to the budget.
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?
Laguna Beach City Council candidate Jon Madison's credibility was dealt a serious blow Sunday when the Orange County Register reported that the restaurateur may have lied on his campaign website about degrees he earned from two universities, in addition to apparent discrepancies in his birth date and work history.
Another in a series of profiles of Laguna Beach City Council candidates.
Another in a series of occasional stories profiling the school board candidates.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) used a recent appearance at the monthly gathering of the Newport Mesa Tea Party to implore like-minded members to help "take back the Senate" from Democratic Party control.
One incumbent and three challengers will vie for three seats on the Laguna Beach Unified School District board in the Nov. 4 election.
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.
The list of Laguna Beach City Council candidates grew Thursday with the announcement by incumbent Toni Iseman that she would run for reelection in November.
The race for Orange County supervisor representing District 5 — which includes Laguna Beach — is heading into high gear.
Paul Merritt arrived in Laguna Beach from the Pasadena area in 1964, and in the 50 years since has developed a real passion for his adopted hometown.
Six months ago, Kelly Boyd was fighting for his life during a stem cell transplant meant to knock out the cancer that had invaded his body.
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.