Public Outcry Falls On Deaf Ears: Water District Board Approves Rate Increase, Pay Raises and Bonus

LA HABRA HEIGHTS, CA – Despite last week’s La Habra Heights County Water District’s rate hearing, where a meeting room full of ratepayers voiced strong opposition to a series of rate hikes and 580 submitted written protests, the board voted unanimously this week to pass a budget that would implement the first set of rate…

Water District Continues to Target Local Journalist On Rate Hike Protest

LA HABRA HEIGHTS, CA – Despite receiving no objections from Los Angeles County election officials to have a table at the County’s polling place earlier this week, Stephen Blagden, a local journalist spearheading the protest of an upcoming La Habra Heights County Water District water rate increase, was questioned by a city official and targeted…

Elected Officials Blame Local Journalists For Water Rate Increase

La Habra Heights, despite being a small city of just over 5,300, has a history of city officials embroiling themselves in big time controversy. This time, two elected officials have blamed two local journalists for obstructing and delaying a controversial water wheeling agreement. An agreement that the officials say would have offset the upcoming water…