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December 28, 1990 | GEBE MARTINEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Twenty-one residents of El Toro and Laguna Hills have placed their names on the March 5 ballot to become council members if voters approve separate cityhood measures that day. The candidates who filed with the Orange County registrar of voters before Thursday's deadline include several who have campaigned for the creation of Orange County's 30th and 31st cities. With five council seats open in each city, there are 11 candidates in El Toro and 10 in Laguna Hills.
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February 13, 2001
Crown Books Corp., the fourth-largest U.S. bookstore chain, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for the second time in less than three years amid mounting losses, increasing competition and continuing computer problems. Crown, based in Largo, Md., completed its first bankruptcy reorganization in November 1999.
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February 13, 2001
Crown Books Corp., the fourth-largest U.S. bookstore chain, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection for the second time in less than three years amid mounting losses, increasing competition and continuing computer problems. Crown, based in Largo, Md., completed its first bankruptcy reorganization in November 1999.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 28, 1990 | GEBE MARTINEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Twenty-one residents of El Toro and Laguna Hills have placed their names on the March 5 ballot to become council members if voters approve separate cityhood measures that day. The candidates who filed with the Orange County registrar of voters before Thursday's deadline include several who have campaigned for the creation of Orange County's 30th and 31st cities. With five council seats open in each city, there are 11 candidates in El Toro and 10 in Laguna Hills.
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February 24, 1991 | DAVAN MAHARAJ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Helen Wilson ran first in a City Council election three years ago, there was no cause for celebration. Voters had elected her but at the same time overwhelmingly rejected the proposed city of Saddleback Valley. Wilson is now a candidate for the proposed City Council in El Toro, and although she insists that she is not taking anything for granted, many consider it a virtual certainty that she will take office.
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February 21, 1994 | GEBE MARTINEZ, TIMES POLITICAL WRITER
Over and over again, the candidates who declared their intentions to run for local offices last week sounded similar themes. Whether they were Democrat or Republican, running for the Board of Supervisors or the state Assembly, they promised to fight crime, improve the economy and reject tax increases. One issue was not mentioned but is likely to have more long-term impact on Orange County's economy than Disneyland: what to do with El Toro Marine Corps Air Station.
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February 23, 1991 | GEBE MARTINEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In what some South Orange County residents see as a back-room deal that leaves them unprotected, the Board of Supervisors is prepared to vote next week on a set of garbage-collection contracts with firms that did not go through the competitive bid process.
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February 17, 1991 | GEBE MARTINEZ and DAVAN MAHARAJ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In what may be their last shot at municipal self-rule, residents of El Toro and Laguna Hills are preparing for a March 5 election that will decide whether these two communities become the county's 30th and 31st cities. For the communities, both in the rapidly growing South County, where almost any sliver of land is coveted by developers, the clamor for cityhood goes beyond the simple question of self-governance. Cityhood proponents say it is a matter of survival.
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April 29, 1987 | MARK I. PINSKY, Times Staff Writer
The City of Irvine in two unanimous votes Tuesday moved in a cooperative direction toward one of its largest neighbors, the U.S. Marine Corps, agreeing to work with the Marines on the future of the airspace they share. After listening to testimony from Brig. Gen. D.E.P.
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