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THE CALIFORNIA ELECTIONS / A VOTERS' HANDBOOK: DECISION
'98

Cities: Council Candidates and Where They Stand on O.C. Issues

November 01, 1998

Anaheim (Two seats)

Paul Bostwick

Age: 57

Occupation: Business owner

Issues: Improve neighborhood safety; protect neighborhoods from high-density development

Frank Feldhaus

Age: 70

Occupation: Retired telecommunications executive

Issues: Reduce crime; work with school boards

John R. Karczynski

Age: 26

Occupation: Business owner

Issues: Empower and invest in neighborhoods; build police station in West Anaheim

Todd Kaudy

Age: 28

Occupation: Businessman

Issues: Reduce overcrowded schools; limit commercial development in Anaheim Hills

Lucille Kring

Age: 55

Occupation: Businesswoman

Issues: Reduce crime by expanding community policing; work with code enforcement to reduce overcrowding

Leonard L. Lahtinen

Age: 64

Occupation: Community college trustee

Issues: Improve older and neglected neighborhoods; supports community policing and code enforcement

Sean F. Leonard

Age: 29

Occupation: Special education/occupational therapist

Issues: Encourage people against voting because contends it will not put an end to crime or bring cleaner neighborhoods

Brea

(Three seats)

Lynn Daucher

Age: 52

Occupation: Incumbent

Issues: Completion of downtown redevelopment; ridgelines/hillsides preservation

Burnie Dunlap

Age: 55

Occupation: Incumbent; businessman

Issues: Complete economic revitalization of downtown; acquire land for a sports park

Roy Moore

Age: 63

Occupation: Retired financial executive

Issues: Finish downtown and surrounding stores; implement term limits

Glenn G. Parker

Age: 46

Occupation: Incumbent; business owner

Issues: Ensure public safety comes first; support for family, youth and seniors

Steven C. Vargas

Age: 36

Occupation: Small business owner/executive assistant to OC Supervisor Todd Spitzer

Issues: Supports council term limits; wants to make Brea business-friendly by rejecting new fees and by creating a volunteer position of business ombudsman

Buena Park

(Three seats)

Art Brown

Age: 61

Occupation: Incumbent; retired Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy

Issues: Wants to work on plans for a new Metrolink station; building up Auto Row

Paul D. Gonzales

Age: 40

Occupation: Owns and runs a jewelry store

Issues: Wants to maintain police service levels; develop more youth programs

Patsy Marshall

Age: 54

Occupation: Incumbent; owns Marshall and and Associates, a public relations consulting business

Issues: Wants to maintain and improve service levels for police, parks and other departments while maintaining financial stability; wants to make city more attractive to businesses, tourists and convention-goers

Dannue L. Mayo

Age: 47

Occupation: President and CEO of Golden Opportunity Youth Assn.

Issues: Wants more after-school programs for youths as well as programs for senior citizens; would start a program called Police on the Block, where police voluntarily live in the city

Gerald N. Sigler

Age: Declined to state

Occupation: Incumbent; retired manufacturing engineer

Issues: Wants to build new Civic Center; would ensure protection of city's water supply and continue to beautify city and improve Entertainment Corridor

Costa Mesa

(Two seats)

Caroline Butler

Age: 51

Occupation: Businesswoman

Issues: Expand area policing program; preserve open space and create small "pocket parks"

Linda Dixon

Age: 49

Occupation: Institutional fund development consultant

Issues: Preserve open space; expand recreational facilities for children and teens

James R. Fisler

Age: 47

Occupation: Businessman

Issues: Stop funding the Costa Mesa Job Center; build 19th Street bridge

Lawrence Jones

Age: 31

Occupation: Congressional aide

Issues: Redevelop unattractive properties; eliminate public funding that helps undocumented immigrants

Gary Monahan

Age: 39

Occupation: Incumbent/restaurateur

Issues: Continue emphasizing public safety; keep a tight rein on spending

Chris Steel

Age: 57

Occupation: Small-business owner, private investor

Issues: Try to evict undocumented immigrants from the city; eliminate 19th Street bridge proposal

Cypress

(Three seats)

Del Davis

Age: 48

Occupation: Retired Navy officer

Issues: Wants to build community unity through town hall meetings; supports police and fire efforts

Nicholas Eighmy

Age: 55

Occupation: Printing company owner

Issues: Wants to spend less money on Lincoln Avenue redevelopment; opposes Planning Commission ballot measure B

Leo Friedland

Age: 67

Occupation: Administrative analyst

Issues: Dedicated to developing more recreational facilities and continuing redevelopment of Lincoln Avenue

Louis Giampapa

Age: 47

Occupation: Business representative

Issues: Maintain the police force; redevelopment on Wicker Drive

Susie Linde

Age: 41

Occupation: Regulatory compliance analyst

Issues: Increasing revenue by lobbying the state to keep a bigger share of property tax; increasing public safety

Frank McCoy Jr.

Age: 36

Occupation: Lieutenant, Long Beach Police Department

Issues: Expanding Cypress Police Department; expanding community policing efforts

Mike McGill

Age: 38

Occupation: Businessman

Issues: Maintain police staff and beginning to address city's two aging fire stations; maintaining momentum of Lincoln Avenue redevelopment

Todd W. Seymore

Age: 38

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