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[News regarding LB's 2006 city elections can be found on its own Reference page "2006 LB City Elections"].

March 2007: Gathering Storm In Council Race: Candidate Parker Says Mayor Foster Didn't Trust 6th Dist. Voters To Make Their Own Decision In Endorsing Austin; Candidate Saafir Is Endorsed By Former Mayor O'Neill, Sets Major Fundraiser

March 2007: Mayor Foster Endorses Al Austin In 6th Dist Council Race

March 2007: Photo Album/First Person: Former President Clinton At Fundraiser For LB Boys & Girls Club

March 2006: LB Area Chamber of Commerce Sues City of LB In Fed'l Court, Wants LB Campaign Reform Act (1994 Voter-Approved Prop M) Limiting Contributions Declared Unconstitutional/Unenforceable Applied To Chamber & Other Non-Candidate Controlled Groups

Feb. 2006: First On LB Police Officers Union Foresees Spending $280,000 In Coming Months To Back Half-Cent LB Sales Tax Increase + Elect POA-Endorsed Mayoral + Council Candidates + Deal With State Political Matters; Officers Vote $200/Officer Assessment To Raise $180,000

Feb. 2006: Public Vote, Not Council Appointment, Will Decide Next 2d District Councilmember

Feb. 2006: Former Baker Chief of Staff Taylor Resigns As Foster for Mayor Campaign Manager

Feb. 2006: LB Police Officers Ass'n President James Responds Re His Investment With Then-Councilman Baker & Media Coverage Surrounding It

Feb. 2006: Four Former Baker Council Office Staffers Out At City Hall; Mayor Says...

Feb. 2006: LB Chamber Vows Opposition To Measures It Says Would Reverse Workers' Comp Reforms

Feb. 2006: Schwarzenegger Names Randal Hernandez To Board of Governors for CA Community Colleges

Nov. 2005: Special Election Props 73-80 All Fail; See Tally

Nov. 2005: Signal Hill Voters Decisively Reject Utility Tax, See Tally

Nov. 2005: TALB Conducts GOTV In ELB

Nov. 2005: Gov. Schwarzenegger In LB Says Prop 76 Needed To Control Budget And Enable Infrastructure For Projects Including Port Growth & 710 Freeway

Sept. 2005: LB Young Republicans Launch New Local Chapter, Plan To Build Political Voice For Long Term

May 2005: Council Votes Unanimously To Direct New Reporting Req'ts For Groups Advancing LB Ballot Measures; CA Common Cause Supports "Increased Transparency" In LB Contributions

April 2005: LB'ers Set Local Fundraiser For Villaraigosa In L.A. Mayoral Runoff

Jan. 2005: Former Councilman/Vice Mayor Doug Drummond First To File Papers To Run For Mayor In '06

Sept. 2004: Text of Gov. Schwarzenegger's Speech @ GOP Convention

Aug. 2004: Seven LB Residents Are Delegates Or Alternates to Republican Nat'l Convention in NYC; Randal Hernandez Is Among Three LB GOP Delegates

Aug. 2004: Steve Kuykendall Opens Assembly Campaign Office in Marina Marketplace

July 2004: LB Area Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald Addresses Dems' Convention; We Post Her Speech

July 2004: Nine LB Residents (Incl. Assemblywoman Oropeza & Former Harbor Comm'r Perez) Are Members of CA Delegation to Democrat Convention...And Cong. Millender-McDonald Gets A Coveted Prime Time Speaker's Slot On Final Night When Sen. Kerry Accepts Nomination

April 2004: 4th Council District: Challenger O'Donnell Decisively Defeats Incumbent Carroll

April 2004: Councilman-Elect O'Donnell Credits Listening To Voters For His Victory Over Incumbent Carroll

April 2004: 8th Council District: Challenger Gabelich Will Be In June Runoff With Incumbent Webb; Jensen Finishes 3d

April 2004: 6th Council District: Incumbent Richardson Reelected w/ 58% of Vote; Andrews Finishes Second w/ Only 28.5%

April 2004: Text of Mayor O'Neill's Letter Responding to PT Editorial That Declined To Endorse Reelection of Council Incumbents: "Now Is Not The Time For a Change In Leadership," Mayor Writes

April 2004: Flashback, Early 2000: Candidate Dennis Carroll At Los Altos Election Forum

Dec. 2003: W. Mack Tyson to Seek LB School Board Seat Being Exited By Bobbie Smith; Tyson Says He's Endorsed by 7th district Councilwoman Reyes-Uranga + Former Vice Mayor/Current Harbor Comm'r Topsy-Elvord

Dec. 2003: Mayor O'Neill Isn't Endorsing Any Candidate in 8th District Council Race

Dec. 2003: Rae Gabelich -- Grassroots Advocate Opposed To Expanded Airport Facilities & Operations -- Will Run For 8th District Council Seat

Dec. 2003: SH Councilman Wilson Withdraws From Democrat Assembly Primary: Too Many Nominating Signatures Invalidated

Dec. 2003: Former Congressman "B-1" Bob Dornan Seeks Return In LB-HB-PV House District Now Held By Fellow Repub Rohrabacher

Dec. 2003: CA Supreme Court Lets Big LB Win In CCNE Case ("Prop M" re Independent Political Committees) Stand As Legal Precedent; City Att'y Says Depositions Will Now Begin

Nov. 2003: Signal Hill Councilman Ed Wilson To Challenge Karnette in Dem Primary For LB Area Ass'y Seat

Oct. 2003: Councilman Webb Re-Election Campaign Fundraiser Special Guest Will Be...

Oct. 2003: O'Donnell Makes It Official: He's Running in 4th District To Unseat Incumbent Dennis Carroll

Oct. 2003: Lewis Lester -- Redevelopment Merger Opponent -- Weighing 6th District Council Run; Will Decide On Challenging Incumbent Councilwoman Richardson Within 60 Days

Oct. 2003: ELB Satellite Project Mgr. Will Seek State Senate Seat As Republican Now Held By Dem. Betty Karnette; If He Wins GOP Primary, He'll Likely Face Dem. Ass'yman Alan Lowenthal

Aug. 2003: City Att'y Wins Big Reversal In Court of Appeal: Justices Say LB Campaign Reform Act Isn't Subject To Anti-SLAPP Suit Defense, Reinstate Prop M Enforcement Action Against CCNE (stemming from April 2002 election)

Aug. 2003: LB Area Chamber of Commerce Endorses Former Congressman & Assemblyman Steve Kuykendall For 54th Dist. Assembly

Jan. 2003: Photos of First-Ever "ThisLand" Political Action Committee Fundraiser

Jan. 2003: First Ever Jan. 9 Fundraiser For "ThisLand" Grassroots Political Action Committee Aims To Build War Chest For Change in 2003

Oct. 2002: TV Campaign Ad For Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante Features LB Area Assemblywoman Jenny Oropeza; Ad ends with Bustamante flanked by Oropeza and two other state legislators: "Leading California's new leaders"

Oct. 2002: Following the Money & Red Ink: Several Prominent "This Land" Activists Form Committee Independent of City Hall To Study City of LB Budget

Sept. 2002: Grassroots Activists Announce Plans To Form Political Action Committee -- "This Land" -- Aiming To Make Changes At City Hall

Sept. 2001: Horn Tells Redistricting Issue Is For Public To Decide

Sept. 2001: Mayor O'Neill Tells Sacto Legislative Hearing: Change Proposed New U.S. Cong. 37th dist. & CA Senate 27 dist. to Include Port of LB; we provide transcript excerpts

Sept. 2001: LB Cong. Steve Horn To Retire At End of Current Term (Jan. 2003); decision comes after CA Ass'y Committee proposes erasing LB's 38th Cong. dist.

Sept. 2001: Assembly Committee Map Proposes Stripping Away LB's 38th (Steve Horn) Congressional District

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