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Vasquez Is Treated for Chest Pains at Hospital

February 14, 1988

Orange County Supervisor Gaddi H. Vasquez spent Friday night at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange after admitting himself because of chest pains, hospital officials said.

Vasquez, 33, was admitted Friday afternoon and released Saturday afternoon after spending the night in the cardiac care unit for observation, hospital spokesman Dennis Gashin said.

Vasquez was at Disneyland on Friday afternoon on a family outing with his wife, Elaine, and son, Jason, when he felt chest pains, according to his spokeswoman, Jeanne Reinhardt said.

She said Vasquez admitted himself to St. Joseph Hospital, where he underwent a series of tests. She said that she had talked with him several times and that he was resting comfortably.

Vasquez represents the 3rd District, which runs from La Habra south through El Toro to Mission Viejo and east to the Riverside County line.

In the last two weeks, Vasquez has been the center of controversy. On Feb. 1, he provoked charges that he was out to derail a proposed slow-growth initiative for the county when he announced plans to introduce his own measure to control traffic congestion and development.

Last Wednesday, he angered developers when he led the fight to postpone a decision on three development agreements that would protect plans to build about 17,000 homes in his district in return for $130 million in private contributions for new roads. The Board of Supervisors approved his request on an narrow 3-2 vote.

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