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March 13, 2010 | By Raja Abdulrahim and Christopher Goffard
Sixteen years after its treasurer drove Orange County into the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, the man now holding the office -- haunted by his own legal battles -- has announced that he would surrender his investment powers and bow out of his reelection bid. Amid calls for his resignation and a stern rebuke from a federal judge, Treasurer Chriss Street said he would give up authority over the county's roughly $5-billion investment pool....
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March 13, 2010 | By Raja Abdulrahim and Christopher Goffard
Sixteen years after its treasurer drove Orange County into the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, the man now holding the office -- haunted by his own legal battles -- has announced that he would surrender his investment powers and bow out of his reelection bid. Amid calls for his resignation and a stern rebuke from a federal judge, Treasurer Chriss Street said he would give up authority over the county's roughly $5-billion investment pool....
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August 23, 1988
Chriss Gittens, 86, who performed for 35 years in the British Broadcasting Corp.'s long-running radio serial "The Archers." Gittens played the irascible old countryman Walter Gabriel in the series heard by 7 million listeners every weeknight. "The Archers," concerning the everyday dramas of life in fictional Ambridge in the English Midlands, began in 1951. In London on Sunday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 8, 2008 | Christian Berthelsen, Times Staff Writer
Orange County prosecutors will not file charges and have closed their investigation into allegations that county Treasurer Chriss Street steered county office remodeling jobs to favored contractors and conducted personal business during work time. In a letter issued this week, the district attorney's office concluded that allegations that Street violated the law are "not established by the evidence."
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April 22, 1990 | From a Times Staff Writer
Nicholas Chriss, who was a Los Angeles Times national staff reporter based in Houston from 1968 to 1980, died Saturday of a heart attack in a Houston hospital. He was 62. Chriss, who had been covering the U.S. and Soviet space programs for the Houston Chronicle for the last 10 years, began his career with the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal in Tupelo, Miss., after graduating from the University of Missouri.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 8, 2008 | Christian Berthelsen, Times Staff Writer
Orange County prosecutors will not file charges and have closed their investigation into allegations that county Treasurer Chriss Street steered county office remodeling jobs to favored contractors and conducted personal business during work time. In a letter issued this week, the district attorney's office concluded that allegations that Street violated the law are "not established by the evidence."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 11, 2007 | Christian Berthelsen, Times Staff Writer
Over a dinner of lemon chicken at Chriss Street's house in November 2005, John Moorlach asked Street if he had any skeletons in his closet that might complicate his campaign for county treasurer. The pair had been friends for more than a decade, dating to the gloomy days of Orange County's bankruptcy, which both had predicted. Now Moorlach, who would soon be elected to the county Board of Supervisors, was going to help Street get elected as his successor in the county treasurer's office.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 2006 | Jean O. Pasco and David Reyes, Times Staff Writers
What otherwise promised to be a low-key race for Orange County treasurer/tax collector has been anything but, with one candidate stung by allegations that he mismanaged the assets of a bankrupt trailer company, resulting in a district attorney's investigation. At a time when first-time candidate Chriss W. Street should have been introducing himself to voters and building support, he has lost three key endorsements -- including one from Dist. Atty. Tony Rackauckas -- amid the controversy.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 5, 2006 | David Reyes, Times Staff Writer
Orange County Dist. Atty Tony Rackauckas on Thursday withdrew his endorsement of Chriss Street's candidacy for county treasurer-tax collector, having opened an investigation into Street's previous role as trustee in a Fruehauf Trailer Corp. bankruptcy case. The district attorney said in a prepared statement that he could not discuss "the nature or scope of an open investigation" of Street, a Newport Beach financial manager until he was appointed by outgoing Treasurer-Tax Collector John M.W.
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February 1, 1996 | SHELBY GRAD
Investment banker Chriss Street has been appointed to the Orange County Retirement Board, which oversees the investments of more than 20,000 current and retired government workers. Street raised concerns about the investment practices of former Treasurer Robert L. Citron several months before the county filed for bankruptcy on Dec. 6, 1994 after a municipal investment pool run by Citron lost $1.6 billion of its value.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 11, 2007 | Christian Berthelsen, Times Staff Writer
Over a dinner of lemon chicken at Chriss Street's house in November 2005, John Moorlach asked Street if he had any skeletons in his closet that might complicate his campaign for county treasurer. The pair had been friends for more than a decade, dating to the gloomy days of Orange County's bankruptcy, which both had predicted. Now Moorlach, who would soon be elected to the county Board of Supervisors, was going to help Street get elected as his successor in the county treasurer's office.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 2006 | Jean O. Pasco and David Reyes, Times Staff Writers
What otherwise promised to be a low-key race for Orange County treasurer/tax collector has been anything but, with one candidate stung by allegations that he mismanaged the assets of a bankrupt trailer company, resulting in a district attorney's investigation. At a time when first-time candidate Chriss W. Street should have been introducing himself to voters and building support, he has lost three key endorsements -- including one from Dist. Atty. Tony Rackauckas -- amid the controversy.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 5, 2006 | David Reyes, Times Staff Writer
Orange County Dist. Atty Tony Rackauckas on Thursday withdrew his endorsement of Chriss Street's candidacy for county treasurer-tax collector, having opened an investigation into Street's previous role as trustee in a Fruehauf Trailer Corp. bankruptcy case. The district attorney said in a prepared statement that he could not discuss "the nature or scope of an open investigation" of Street, a Newport Beach financial manager until he was appointed by outgoing Treasurer-Tax Collector John M.W.
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April 22, 1990 | From a Times Staff Writer
Nicholas Chriss, who was a Los Angeles Times national staff reporter based in Houston from 1968 to 1980, died Saturday of a heart attack in a Houston hospital. He was 62. Chriss, who had been covering the U.S. and Soviet space programs for the Houston Chronicle for the last 10 years, began his career with the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal in Tupelo, Miss., after graduating from the University of Missouri.
NEWS
August 23, 1988
Chriss Gittens, 86, who performed for 35 years in the British Broadcasting Corp.'s long-running radio serial "The Archers." Gittens played the irascible old countryman Walter Gabriel in the series heard by 7 million listeners every weeknight. "The Archers," concerning the everyday dramas of life in fictional Ambridge in the English Midlands, began in 1951. In London on Sunday.
BUSINESS
December 27, 1995
Comprehensive Care Corp. said Tuesday a subsidiary has signed an agreement to acquire Health Management Services Inc. of Bloomfield Hills, Mich. The acquisition by the subsidiary, Comprehensive Behavioral Care Inc., should be completed in the next few weeks, said Chriss Street, chairman and president parent Comprehensive Care, a Costa Mesa company that provides health-care management services. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
BUSINESS
June 7, 1996
Comprehensive Care Corp. said Thursday it is selling its closed 100-bed CareUnit Hospital of San Diego for $2 million to Canyon-Cahan Properties. Chriss W. Street, chairman and chief executive officer of CompCare, said the sale of the hospital, which has been closed several years, "is in line with our strategy to dispose of free-standing facilities." CompCare provides health-care management services.
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