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  • Local Elections

    What will be on Montebello voters’ Nov. 7, 2017 ballot

    When Montebello voters head to the polls on Nov. 7, 2017, they’ll find two local measures. Here’s what they would do: Measure S Measure S would increase the sales tax by 1 percent to provide about $9 million extra for the city budget. City officials say the money would help them balance the budget and...

    Mike Sprague
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  • Local Elections

    La Habra Heights voters will see this on their Nov. 7, 2017 ballot

    Voters going to the polls in La Habra Heights on Nov. 7, 2017, will see two local elections. They are: City Council Five candidates, including all three incumbents, are running for three, four-year terms on the La Habra Heights City Council. Here are the candidates: • Brian Bergman, council member/retired manager • Michael Higgins, city councilman • Carey Klingfus, businessman • Kyle Miller,...

    Mike Sprague
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  • Local Elections

    Whittier voters: Here’s what’s on your Nov. 7, 2017 ballot

    If you’re a Whittier resident over 18, you’ll find local elections on the Nov. 7 ballot. Here are the choices Whittier residents will be facing: Whittier City School District Seven candidates are vying for three seats on the Whittier City school board. Two incumbents, Linda Lee Ann Small and Vito J. Adragna, are defending their seats. Board member Ken Henderson has

  • Voting districts

    Whittier City School District avoids costly litigation, votes to change election process

    WHITTIER >> Under the threat of a lawsuit, the Whittier City School District school board changed how future voters will select trustees. The five-member board unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday, switching the district’s voting system from at-large elections to dividing the voting population into smaller districts. This decision, officials said, will not affect November’s election but start in 2020. “In the summer, we received a letter that...

    Sandra T. Molina
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  • Local Elections

    Montebello councilman accuses other city leaders of failing to cut expensive travel, contracts after sales tax agreement

    MONTEBELLO >> Councilman Bill Molinari, who cast the key vote that put a 1 percent city sales tax increase on the Nov. 7 ballot, has reversed his position, and will sign the argument that will appear next to tax measure on the November ballot. Molinari’s vote was the final hurdle for allowing the sales tax,...

    Mike Sprague
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