For the first time in the upcoming Nov. 8 municipal election race, tackled issues in a debate forum Wednesday night.
Sponsored by the Hermosa Beach Neighborhood Association, the candidates addressed questions regarding alcohol and public safety, city budget, health issues and taxes. The forum was also open to resident questions.
Incumbent councilmen Peter Tucker and Michael DiVirgilio, and Hermosa Beach residents Hany Fangary and Stephen Powers are vying for two seats.
Hermosa Beach Patch is offering debate excerpts in two separate videos. Entire footage may be viewed on Time Warner cable channel 8 and Verizon FIOS channel 31.